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Mophonics Opens Playa Studios

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Mophonics unveils new 12,000 square foot multi-purpose space Playa Studios. The new home of Mophonics in LA, with beautiful new recording studios designed by famed LA acoustic engineer Jay Kaufman, Playa Studios is a fertile ground for creative happenings in the booming nexus of creativity and tech, in Playa Vista /…

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Cotton

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Our friends at DDB New York asked us to write a funny song about “how life would be better if everyone wore Cotton instead of those non-breathable, sweat-inducing, synthetic ‘fabrics’ that shall remain nameless”.  Mopho CD Steph Altman stepped up and wrote that song, and the world is better for…

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Jailbreak

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When we first heard from Portland artists House Special about a German Expressionist stop-motion film they were making, we jumped at the chance to help. Then we heard there was torture, bondage and S&M involved and jumped even higher. We present to you the film “Jailbreak” directed by Aaron Sorenson. Original…

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Squarespace

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Our chums at Anomaly NY asked us to provide a lush music + sound backdrop for their 7-spot manifesto campaign for Squarespace. Rather than foleying everything in post, we captured the actual production sound and wove that into the overall sonic tapestry. We brought our sound recordist to all six…

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Edward Sharpe’s Big Top Dream (interview and film debut)

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In October, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros launched their visionary Big Top music festival, a four-day affair modeled after the classic traveling circus. As part of the Dream365 Project, Visit California interviewed frontman and Golden Globe winner, Alex Ebert, about his dream to do something different and the courage…

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Foster the People: 2nd Album more polarizing

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Foster the People: Second Album ‘Not the Record People Will Expect’ ‘It’s a more polarizing record for us,’ says Mark Foster Mark Foster of Foster the People performs in Mountain View, California Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images   By STEVE BALTIN/ROLLINGSTONE November 18, 2013 2:55 PM ET After breaking out in 2011…

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The Avett Brothers “Down With The Shine” Live In-Studio

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The Avett Brothers perform their song “Down with the Shine” and talk to Billboard about their new album “The Carpenter” in the latest session of Billboard’s Tastemakers series. The Avett Brothers say the two keys to making recent album were talking things out in addition to recording and the sheer…

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