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Common Genus’ Charlie

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Common Genus is a somewhat mysterious Los Angeles zine maker/artist. He–Jeff Kubasak–makes very homemade small books and publications that all focus on little drawings he makes. They’re often conceptual–he’s made the paper towel covered Shitty Zine, the beer case covered Micron Brews, for example–and are most definitely playful ways for him to share new work. The lastest issue of work is the December 2012/January 2013′s Charlie, a collection of images that are presented as if they were being mailed to Charles Manson in his Corcoran State Prison location.

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Statement Necklaces From Ermie

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Ermie is an LA clothing brand from Jennifer Parry Dodge. The project started as a blog but eventually evolved into a collection of wearable items. Ermie’s style is very California cosmic with lots of faded indigos, sunset tones, and desert flower hues. Aside from their dresses, tees, and blankets, Ermie makes some pretty rad statement necklaces that look like these little art pieces you can wear around the neck. They all kind of look they’ve come from a lost California desert tribe obsessed with leathers and ceramics.

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Tsai Shih-Hung 18th Street Arts Center

Taiwanese artist Tsai Shih-Hung is taking 18th Street Arts Center very soon. It debuts in their Curator’s Lounge on September 6 and will be on view through September 26.

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Best Coast Fader Sonos Video

Best Coast was recently featured in a little video on Fader courtesy of Sonos. You get to go inside bandmate Bethany Cosentino’s house. Catch it below!


LA EigaFest Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood 2014

The LA EigaFest is a Japanese film festival coming to Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre from September 12 through September 14. It’s the fourth annual showing and should be quite great.

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Ryan Pollie Los Angeles Police Department

Local Ryan Pollie’s rock outfit Los Angeles Police Department has a new song and video out called “She Came Through.” It’s great! Catch it below–and catch the new album on September 2.


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