Connie Lim Interview with NBC LA

Check out this interview of Connie Lim on one of the local NBC LA segments. She discusses how she went from Pre-Med to Pre-Law to Pre-Business at UC Berkely before finally admitting to herself that music is where her heart is at. They go in depth on a number topics including some of the serious subject matter that can be found in some of her music. The interview lasts just over 10 minutes and includes a live performance. Connie is definitely an intriguing artist and I look forward to hearing what her EP dropping soon will sound like.

This is the same guy who interviewed dumbfoundead, and the same production qualities that plagued that interview are still present here (bad sound quality, slightly awkward character, etc).

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Kollaboration Acoustic 4 Announced!

The latest installment in the awesome Kollaboration Acoustic series has been announced and is set for the end of summer – August 27th, 2010. Check out that awesome list of competitors! There are a bunch of names I recognize including Esna Yoon, Lilian Bui and Dawen along with a bunch of people I’m not so familiar with but look forward to hearing more about. Make sure to check it out if you’re gonna be in Southern Cali at the end of August!

Date: Friday, August 27, 2010
Time: 8:30PM (Doors Open 6:30PM)
Venue: Ford Amphitheatre
2580 Cahuenga Blvd, East, Hollywood, CA 90068
Ticket Prices:
$15 General Admission, $25 VIP Admission (preferred seating)

Early Buyer Incentive:
$10 General Admission, if purchased by August 20, 2010

Open Seating

Tickets can be purchased here

Alex & Jackie (Alex Hwang & Jackie Kim)
Justis Kao
Esna Yoon
Sorah Yang & Brian Fang
Peony (Judy Lee)
Hippie Hippie Hoorah
Lily Bee (Lilian Bui)
Johnny Le & Iris Leonardo

Kina Grannis Performs on CBS’s the Early Show

Kina Grannis, who recently wrapped up her East Coast tour, had the opportunity to perform on national tv on The Early Show on CBS a couple days ago. What an incredible opportunity though the sound set up wasn’t the best… sounded a bit thin and flat. She performed a couple songs including her hit song “Valentine” which you can watch below. She’s an incredible talent and we’re ecstatic to see her gain more national exposure.

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You can always watch the Q&A interview session after the break.

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Thai x Michelle Martinez Release the MV for “I’mma Be the Best”

A month ago they dropped the trailer but the full MV for “I’mma Be the Best” was released today. Michelle Martinez features and and is a great addition to the song, giving the track a lot of soul. This is probably my favorite release from 454 thus far since it’s the first track with some real content. MMA fighter Cung Le makes an extended cameo in this well made video. I think most of you will enjoy this one too.

454 Life Entertainment presents the official video “I’mma Be The Best” by Thai Viet G featuring Michelle Martinez! Directed by GINOROCKS of 454 Films. Special appearance by Cung Le.