Posted in movies | music | pictures on March 30, 2011

Black Lips @ Shangri-La during SXSW
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[Tonight] at Sunshine Cinema we're screening our new documentary, New Garage Explosion!!. You might have watched it on your teensy computer screen as we rolled the episodes out on VBS over the last few months, but [if you're not] familiar with New Garage Explosion, ...what we did was pack a bunch of snacks and beer and hit the road to find out what the garage rock scene is like all across the country right now. Among the garage composers we spoke with were the Black Lips, Jay Reatard, Pierced Arrows, Thee Oh Sees, Vivian Girls, Davila 666, and Golden Triangle. And that's just a pube's worth of what's in the whole documentary. We talk to artists, writers, DJs, label owners... basically anyone and everyone involved with the garage rock scene.

Also, following the screening will be a Q & A with Greg Cartwright (The Oblivians) and Todd P (Showpaper).

The screening takes place in six cities, one of which is NYC TONIGHT at 7PM at Sunshine Cinema on Houston St. The Vice/Scion-sponsored screening is free, and first come first served, but you must RSVP to attend.

Flyer for the film, the full list of cities and venues hosting movie screenings (also all free with RSVP), and more pictures from a show the Black Lips played at the Sailor Jerry-sponsored Shangri-La during SXSW (same venue Bill saw the Trouble in Mind showcase at) are below...

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New Garage Explosion

NEW YORK 3/30/11 7pm-9pm
Sunshine Cinema
143 E. Houston Street
New York, NY 10012

DETROIT 4/6/11 7pm-9pm
Maple Art Theater
4135 W. Maple Road
Bloomfield, MI 48301

LOS ANGELES 4/27/11 7pm-9pm
The Landmark
10850 West Pico at
Westwood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064

ATLANTA 4/6/11 7pm-9pm
Midtown Art Cinema
931 Monroe Drive
Atlanta, GA 30308

CHICAGO 4/20/11 7pm-9pm
Century Centre Cinema
2828 N. Clark St.
Century Shopping Center
Chicago, IL 60657

SAN FRANCISCO 4/27/11 7pm-9pm
Embarcadero Center Cinema
1 Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level
San Francisco, CA 94111

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Comments (7)

what the fuck is this friend punk gay shit

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2011 3:03 PM

guy picciotto he's not.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2011 4:12 PM

Anyone else think John C. Reilly would be good in the title role of my new CSI-meets- Magnum pilot: "Todd P, Promoter"?

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2011 4:13 PM

Garage Rock if the Garage serves brunch.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2011 5:32 PM

Wow I'd rather have screwdrivers thrown at me than be caught dead in this.

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2011 6:26 PM

Talk about a good place to start exterminating

Posted by Anonymous | March 30, 2011 7:11 PM

people hated this kind of stuff 20, 30 years ago too. no surprise a bunch of smug assholes hate it now. its kids with guitars. if you like kids with computers, then listen to that. who cares.

Posted by Anonymous | March 31, 2011 2:09 AM

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