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    April 29, 2010 by  
    Filed under Danny Benair's Gospels

    NEL – 20 questions for 2010
    1. Next time you visit LA – you have to visit:
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=33904921386&ref=ts
    Stop by!
    2. Lately I can’t stop watching:
    3. Lately I can’t stop listening to:New John Grant new Paul Weller,Smoke Fairies,Race Horses…and many more..
    4. This year for Record Store Day I …Bought over $100 in records,but every week is record store day to me!
    5. My favorite current fad is: No fad for me..
    6. Gazing into the NEL crystal ball, I predict …More idiots will get into my line of work,god help bands!
    7. If I could have a cameo on any currently running TV show, it would be : 30 Rock,or Mad Men
    my role would be: New writer,or hired and fired on same episode…not worrying about it though…
    8. Best music placement of the year so far: That is up to someone else to decide,but I am happy with how things are going!
    9. The internet pitstop I spend most of my free time lately: Los Angeles Dodgers,Facebook,Ebay..
    10. When will someone invent …If I knew then I would just invent it!
    11. Mark my words … Up and coming: My Kreskin talents have left me…BUT! Cate Le Bon is rather good!
    12. Best live concert of 2010 so far: Royal Bangs, Cate le Bon,Smoke Fairies
    13. Money is no object, you get any one material item, I would pick : A Flat in London?
    14. Ultimate night out would be diner at (or cooked by): Pizzeria Mozza.. Dianne,Vin Scully,Jimmy Page,Banksy,Paul McCartney,Sandy Koufax
    with these 6 people:
    and then followed by going to: Sweet Lady Lanes
    15. OK Stop it already people! … really what’s up with the obsession with: Jon and Kate
    16. Low-brow faves:
    beverage: Diet Coke,or real low brow action Tab
    food: Veggie Burger
    work of art: street art
    17. High-brow faves:
    beverage: I am so low brow…don’t get very fancy
    food: Good Japanese or Mexican
    work of art: Banksy
    18. Last thing that made me laugh out loud: Baby
    19. Recent best read was: Apathy For The Devil by Nick Kent,can he come to dinner too?
    20. My last “LA” moment was: Have a member os survivor as my waitress…

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    1. Next time you visit LA – you have to visit:
    The Danny Benair Record Club

    Stop by!

    2. Lately I can’t stop watching:
    00079189-912605


    3. Lately I can’t stop listening to:

    New John Grant new Paul Weller,Smoke Fairies,Race Horses…and many more..

    4. This year for Record Store Day I …
    Bought over $100 in records, but every week is record store day to me!

    5. My favorite current fad is:
    No fad for me…

    6. Gazing into the NEL crystal ball, I predict …
    More idiots will get into my line of work, god help bands!

    7. If I could have a cameo on any currently running TV show, it would be :
    30 Rock,or Mad Men

    my role would be: New writer, or hired and fired on same episode…not worrying about it though…

    8. Best music placement of the year so far:
    That is up to someone else to decide, but I am happy with how things are going!

    9. The internet pitstop I spend most of my free time lately:
    Los Angeles Dodgers, Facebook, Ebay…

    10. When will someone invent …
    If I knew then I would just invent it!

    11. Mark my words … Up and coming:
    My Kreskin talents have left me…BUT! Cate Le Bon is rather good!

    12. Best live concert of 2010 so far:
    Royal Bangs, Cate le Bon,Smoke Fairies

    13. Money is no object, you get any one material item, I would pick :
    A Flat in London?

    14. Ultimate night out would be diner at (or cooked by): Pizzeria Mozza..

    with these 6 people: Dianne, Vin Scully, Jimmy Page, Banksy, Paul McCartney, Sandy Koufax

    and then followed by going to: Sweet Lady Lanes

    15. OK Stop it already people! … really what’s up with the obsession with:
    Jon and Kate

    16. Low-brow faves:

    beverage: Diet Coke, or real low brow action Tab

    food: Veggie Burger

    work of art: street art

    17. High-brow faves:

    beverage: I am so low brow…don’t get very fancy

    food: Good Japanese or Mexican

    work of art: Banksy

    18. Last thing that made me laugh out loud:
    Baby

    19. Recent best read was:
    Apathy For The Devil by Nick Kent, can he come to dinner too?

    20. My last “LA” moment was:
    Have a member of Survivor as my waitress…

    Moment That Made Me Blush + SXSW Faves!

    April 3, 2010 by  
    Filed under Danny Benair's Gospels

    Falling James, on The Quick … I was so happy to see this in La Weekly:
    http://blogs.laweekly.com/westcoastsound/off-the-record/the-quick-mondo-cd-falling/

    Early Winner Of Roc Doc Of the Year (But I have a few to watch…)
    White Stripes film is amazing to watch, and makes me realize why I still LOVE music!
    http://www.whitestripes.com/film/film.html

    SXSW Faves!
    Smoke Fairies
    http://www.myspace.com/smokefairies
    British folk meets the blues, live have an early Fairport feel

    Cate Le Bon
    http://www.myspace.com/catelebon
    Wonderfully talented artist on Gruff from Super Furry Animals label

    Royal Bangs
    http://www.myspace.com/royalbangs
    Amazing live band,fantastic drummer!