Weekend Playlist – May 20, 2011

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Start your weekend off right with music from artists featured this week on BestNewBands.com! “Say Goodbye” – Falcon Liz Livengood reviewed the band’s self-released album, Disappear.

Falcon Soars with Disappear

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I listened to Falcon’s self-released album, Disappear, one morning while puttering around. I couldn’t see my computer as the tracks played, and more than once, I thought I had left my iTunes on shuffle. I heard songs that sounded like Placebo, Arcade Fire, MGMT and Ratatat. But here’s the rub: Falcon’s songs were written well

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Darwin Deez Dance Party? RSVP Yes!

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Sometimes you’re looking for a live show in the city of angels and the normal Sunset Strip venues just aren’t going to cut it.  GPS yourselves right over to Silverlake tomorrow evening and make sure you get to the Satellite (formerly Spaceland) early (Early- as in before or on time.  Not fashionably late.  Not change

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How Green is YOUR Music Festival?

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With headlining acts such as MGMT and Gogol Bordello, the last thing on a concertgoer’s mind is renewable energy. However, sustainability and music aren’t totally unrelated: as support for eco-friendly practices grows, so does the number of retailers and event organizers scrambling to meet consumer demand. Here’s a look at five major music festivals that

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Street Side With Vanaprasta At SSMF!

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Photo By Christina M. Felice Vanaprasta rockin’ since 2008 is an L.A. based band about to serenade SSMF with their incredibly sweet somewhat ambient soulful sound.  They’re vintage rock goes perfectly with the vocals- never overpowering but complimenting to the songs themselves. Vanaprasta (Collin Desha, Steven Wilkin, Taylor Brown, Cameron Dmytryk, and Ben Smiley) were

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