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Free screening: 40 BANDS / 80 MINUTES! remastered

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Free screening: 40 BANDS / 80 MINUTES! remastered

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If you were part of L.A.'s DIY scene in the 2000s, you need to come see this film! The music doc lauded “2006 Best of the Year” (L.A. Times) in a *f​ree*​ anniversary screening: Sun. March 1st, 3pm.

NOW WITH FULLY REMASTERED SOUND + PICTURE! Co-presented by Zebulon and Voyager Institute.

ALSO ON THE BILL:

_The premiere of SEAN CARNAGE PARKING LOT​ documentary featurette starring Val Kilmer, Future Islands, Dan Deacon & 100s more

_DJ Kyle Mabson spinning tunes

_40 BANDS! Q&A panel with surprise guests led by Voyager’s Bret Berg

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40 BANDS / 80 MINUTES!​ is available MARCH 6 on YouTube for the first time — the anniversary of the original 2006 live show.

Inspired by THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION and URGH! A MUSIC WAR, 40 BANDS / 80 MINUTES!​ captured world attention by showing off L.A.’s’ most amazing experimental and eccentric bands in a one-night-only mixtape mania. Using shared equipment, each band's live set was limited to just two minutes (the modern attention span!)

Performers included Grammy-nominated No Age + world-tourers Health and Nosajthing + L.A. icons Abe Vigoda, Captain Ahab. Also starring future music celebrities incl. members of Clipping (Sub Pop), Psychic Temple, Mika Miko, Foot Village, Luxxury and many more.

40 BANDS!​ performer Kyle Mabson (hip-hop group Charge It To The Game, influential much-followed ​@selfies_food_and_pets​ IG) will DJ his trademark collage of hits past and present.

Plus, it's the premiere of SEAN CARNAGE PARKING LOT!​ Filmed in 2011 by videographer Dalton Blanco and edited / produced by Carnage, the featurette stars the iconic Val Kilmer along with musicians Dan Deacon and Future Islands at Pehrspace (RIP).

Carnage says: "This is my tribute to scenes that set the tone for 21st Century musical and artistic expression—and linked so many lifetime friends.”

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“Top Pop Music DVD of 2006”

​–L.A. Times

“The music’s all over the map and most of it’s pretty good, but even the lousy stuff is over fast, so what the heck?” ​

–Byron Coley & Thurston Moore, Bull Tongue

“If you weren’t there, you’ll wish you had been. If you were, you’ll wish you could be there again—at least for a couple of minutes”

​–David Cotner, L.A. Weekly & Signal to Noise

“Charming...[makes] one wish more shows were this concise.”

​–Josiah Hughes, XLR8R

“Frenetic... the spirit of this über-independent effort can’t be denied”

–Ann Powers, Chief Pop Music Critic, L.A. Times

“Bizarrely enjoyable... The prevailing mood is giddy abandon”

​–Natalie Nichols, Music editor, L.A. CityBeat

“The anti-Coachella”

​–Dan MacIntosh, Stereo Subversion

“Ya got noise. Ya got trumpets. Ya got some guys playing their entire two-minute set with nothing but walnuts. Ya got a guy making a sandwich with his feet. Ya got one night of the Los Angeles underground sucked into a hand-held, moving-picture machine“ ​

–Riz Orchestra, L.A. Record

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