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We have some great artists currently sitting atop the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest. With only a few more weeks of fan voting, here’s who’s leading the JanSport Battle of the Bands contest after week 3:

 

1. January May

2. Sir Madam

3. Gas Station Disco

4. Wyland

5. Qiet

6. repel the robot

7. Rosechild

8. The Narrowbacks

9. On The Avenue

10. Monoceronte

 

Continue to show your support for your favorite band or artist.  The winner is chosen from the 5 most voted for bands, so get to it at Read More >



The JanSport Battle of the Bands voting round is in full swing and the top 50 finalists have been busy rallying their fans for Week 1 of voting. Who’s leading?

1. Gas Station Disco 2. January May 3. Qiet 4. Rosechild 5. On the Avenue 6. Monoceronte 7. Repel the Robot 8. The Narrowbacks 9. Wyland 10. Sir Madam

Remember the winner is chosen from the 5 most voted for bands, so get to voting for your favorite at www.culturecollide.com/JanSportBOTB.

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Bonfire Sessions: Seattle

June 16, 2014   |   Events, Music, News   |   4 Comments

The Bonfire Sessions are coming back to their birth place for the 5th year running! Come celebrate 5 years of bands and bonfires in Seattle on Saturday, June 28th at Hilliards Brewery. We’ll have sets from Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Craft Spells, and Seattle locals La Luz, along with free drinks an plenty of opportunities to score some great JanSport swag.

The event is 21+ and you MUST RSVP to attend. To RSVP, just enter your name and email here [...] Read More >



The Sounds of SF

May 27, 2014   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

If you’ve been following along with our Live Outside video series, you’ve probably noticed some pretty sweet tunes accompanying Amanda Lynn and Lady Mags as they take on their largest mural project to date.

In addition to a plethora of incredible visual artists, the SF Bay has a music community that seems to send more artists to the national stage every year (including tUnE-yArDs, Geographer, Two Gallants, and Tycho, to name a few). So, it seemed fitting that we’d pair a video series [...] Read More >



Thanks Brooklyn!

May 5, 2014   |   Art, Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

A huge thank you to all of you that came out to celebrate the unveiling of three new mural pieces by NDA, Mata Ruda, and LNY. Also, a huge thanks to Rubblebucket for being themselves and bringing the energy to the party, Rouix for the last minute opening set and getting the crowd warmed up, The ExitRoom Gallery for letting us party at their place (they’re not even open to the public yet!), and the good folks at Read More >



Airport Jams With Painted Palms

April 17, 2014   |   Music, News   |   0 Comments

The guys in Painted Palms are heading to Europe for a two week jaunt, and with trans-Atlantic travel comes the necessary evil of passing away huge chunks of your time in airports and on planes.

That’s where the perfect playlist comes in. Reese and Chris shared their current top travel tunes and we’ve put them together here.

Make sure to catch these guys on the road if geography allows it! Tour dates here.

 

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Bonfire Sessions Austin Recap

March 18, 2014   |   Events, Music, News, Outside   |   0 Comments

SXSW 2014 has now officially come to a close and after a week in Austin we’re ready to  give our feet and our ear drums a rest (well.. at least from fully amplified rock bands in tiny bars.)

Smack in the middle of the week, we kicked off the 2014 Bonfire Sessions with our SXSW show case with sets from Kurt Vile, Cloud Nothings, Gardens & Villa, and Natural Child. Check out some of the photos!

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#Roadlife

March 17, 2014   |   Events, Music, News, Outside, Travel   |   0 Comments

Nobody spends more time living on the road than the bands criss-crossing the American interstate highway system. Touring is tough: and we don’t mean the sort of “touring” enjoyed by the shed and arena bands of the world, living in the relative luxury of tour buses, hotel rooms, and catered meals.

We’re talking about the vast majority of acts out there- the ones hitting the clubs and bars of American, crashing on floors every night, driving 6 hours every day in an Econoline, and sometimes [...] Read More >



JanSport x Sonicbids SXSW Day Party

March 13, 2014   |   Events, Music, News   |   0 Comments

Join us tomorrow at Maggie Mae’s for a day of handpicked bands at the Sonicbids Official SXSW party, presented by JanSport. We’ve got 11 bands beginning at noon, including this year’s JanSport Battle of the Bands winners White Like Fire.

RSVP here: http://www.sonicbids.eventbrite.com

 

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If you’re in Austin for SxSW, and you haven’t yet put your name on our RSVP list for the 2014 Bonfire Sessions kick-off in Austin…what are you waiting for?!

We’ve got one of the best lineups of the festival with sets from Kurt Vile, Cloud Nothings, The Orwells, Gardens & Villa, and Natural Child. Did we mention that beverages are free? That’s right- on us!

Click here to RSVP. You must RSVP to attend!

Set times as follows:

9PM: Natural Child

10PM: Gardens & Villa

11PM: Cloud Nothings

Midnight: Kurt Vile

1AM: [...] Read More >