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SHOW ME YOUR MOVES! – Super Smash Bros Show and Tournament – Orange County DIY @ the Child Creativity Lab- Santa Ana, CA 4/9/2016

The community arts organization Orange County DIY‘s first Super Smash Bros show!

Throughout the day, the halls of the Creativity Lab were lined with Super Smash Bros themed art and filled with 8-bit inspired music from Paladin Shield, Playing Tourist Forever, astroskeleton, and Slime Girls. Super Smash tournaments were held for players to show off their moves and there were open TVs for anyone who wanted to keep it casual!

 

FEATURED ARTISTS:

Paladin Shield

Playing Tourist Forever

astroskeleton

Slime Girls

 

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So it Finally Had to Happen…

I’ve had to start backlogging photos on KillTheNewMedia.com to make room on the site for new galleries, since I have not yet been able to upgrade to a Premium Membership on WordPress. These will be available for $15+ Patreon subscribers, and links to the galleries will posted directly to Patreon.

HERES THE LINK TO KILL THE NEW MEDIA’S PATREON! – https://www.patreon.com/KillTheNewMedia

 

Cosplay and non-video game culture photos and editorials will be leaving the site first, and the best ones will go in my personal portfolio, which will be publicly available once compiled on a different site. Photos taken by other multimedia artists which need to be backlogged will also be available via Patreon, and posting them elsewhere is their choice to make. However, external links to the galleries they have posted will also be posted to Patreon for $15+ subscribers.

Some changes have also been made to Pledges. Any content that is not video game culture or counter-culture related will NOT be posted to the site, but these photos and editorials will be posted on Patreon for $15 subscribers with private gallery links. This includes convention, cosplay, and high fashion, as well as event and live performance photography.

IN OTHER AWESOME NEWS! I no longer have to attend physical therapy 3 times a week while working a full time day job. This sucked up so much of my time that I could have spent on the site and its content. After 5 months I finally have my life back and its freakin’ amazing.

So expect lots of new content!! I’ll be posting tons of stuff on the site and on Patreon and I’m so excited to share these last few months of music, art, chiptunes, video games, virtual reality raves, neon clothes, pokemon parties, metal shows, and general mischief.

Also, THANK YOU! So many of you have contributed to this site in so many ways. The pledges, the reposts, the video game party invites, the music download codes, the hugs. You’re all so fantastic and your contribution makes this project all the more exciting and really makes this an awesome experience. You da best. ❤

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Orange County DIY Presents – Victory Road Tour! – Pokemon GO Themed Art Exhibit – Today w/ Paladin Shield, Little Combat, Here Between You Me, Trorus, & Syntho

Join us for our very first Pokémon Go Victory Road tour!
Come spend a day with us at the Irvine Spectrum and compete for prizes, participate in contests, meet new friends, and catch some Pokémon!

pokemon art show flyer

After the day event join us back at Orange County DIY for our very own Hall of Fame Celebration! For the weekend we’re going to be re-doing the gallery for our Pokémon themed art show; artist submissions welcome! For more details read below. The night will also be accompanied by 8-bit musical performances from Paladin Shield, Little Combat, Here Between You Me, Trorus, & Syntho! Did we mention cosplay? Come dressed as your favorite character from the Pokémon universe and participate in our best-of contest!

Prizes TBA!

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Schedule:

2pm-5pm “Battle Frontier Challenge”
Compete For Gyms, Highest CP Pokémon, Best Team Spirit, and more!

Location:
Irvine Spectrum Center
500 Fortune Drive
Meet in front of the theater

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7pm-11pm Hall of Fame Celebration!

Join us for live music, our Pokémon Art Exhibit, and a Cosplay contest!

Location:
22651 Lambert Street #109 Lake Forest, CA

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Musical Performances:

Trotus (Trevor Magana) 7:30pm

Here Between You Me 8:15

Little Combat 9:00

Paladin Shield 10:00

Syntho (DJ Set) 10:40

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This event has been brought to you by Santa Ana College Anime Circle,Anime Academia, and Orange County DIY. Be sure to check out and like our friends pages for more cool stuff!

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OC DIY is an organization dedicated to promoting independent musicians and artists by giving them the opportunity of creative expression thru arts, culture, and community engagement inside a safe(r), sober environment for all ages.

See you there!

 

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Tomorrow! 8bitLA Presents – An Afternoon of Chiptune!

Tomorrow!!

8bitLA Presents –
An Afternoon of Chiptune!

8bitla an afternoon of chiptune
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/285949085103255/

Featuring:
astroskeleton
EvilWezil
Slime Girls
Bleeds
The Kevyn Gnartinez Band
casio dad

Saturday, August 20th
at The Airliner (on the OUTSIDE stage!)
Doors at 3pm – $5 – 18+

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Kawaii Neko Maid Cafe! – Los Angeles, CA 3/16

Just look at these bbs ❤

Also there was a drink called the dirty neko or something like that and it was awesome because it was basically a Tokyo Tea. Ohk bai!

FEATURED ARTISTS:

Syntho (James Gurol)

Sonic

Jeremy’s face

Rave lights

Douglas

Weeb trash

A bunch of cat babes

 

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The Ultimate Collection from Wizwars – Available for a Limited Time on Bandcamp!

Wizwars (aka Kevyn Gnartinez) is a SoCal based chipthrash musician whoes tracks pack punches harder than a Shoryuken. AND GUESS WHAT? Their Ultimate Collection is out now for a limited time HERE on Bandcamp!

This downloadable collection includes:
* Every Wizwars EP / LP / Split / Compilation / EVER, including rare & previously unreleased material
* 31 Original Modplug Files
* 21 Original Famitracker Files
* 89 Original LSDJ Files, including unfinished and unreleased material

All for the low price of $30! Save over $100 from purchasing each release separately on Bandcamp!

You can check out individual albums from Wizwars at https://wizwars.bandcamp.com/music.

 

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Kira Kira Pop ft. Clover & Sealife in Orlando, FL – 8/27/16!

kira kira pop orlando

Facebook event page! – https://www.facebook.com/events/1823436587875908/

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ AGES 18 & UP ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
$10 Tickets available here- http://kirakirapop.bpt.me/
Kira Kira Pop is a live celebration of all things J-Pop, Anison, & Japanese Idol. Come dance in a safe environment where all are welcome!
J-FASHION/ANIME COSPLAY is always encouraged, but no full masks, props, or large bags are permitted.
Featuring Live Performances by:

Clover & Sealife (Seattle)
https://soundcloud.com/cloversealife
future sentimental ~ internet pop inspired by club, r&b, sea creatures, bugs and birds in the forest, and punk rock ~ let’s live life as if it was already a beautiful memory!

Yumemi Hayrii / 夢見ヘイリー
Hayrii is a super idol fan and has been performing in Tokyo since 2015. She is a self proclaimed “Akiba girl” who loves flashy and fun things. She aims to spread idol culture and dempa love through her music.

DJ HYPE☆GIRL
https://www.mixcloud.com/DJHYPEGIRL/
An eclectic mix of fun, fashion, and good tunes, DJ HYPE☆GIRL has been refining their musical palette since the big days of blogspot. Whether it’s a secret soundcloud banger or an Inuyasha opening theme, DJ HYPE☆GIRL’s relentless energy is sure to pump up any crowd!

W.T. Snacks
http://midnightsnacks.fm/ http://soundcloud.com/wt-snacks
For over 11 years, W.T. Snacks has been the face of his own online radio show “Midnight Snacks”, where he showcases a variety of electronic music from around the world; often with a focus on the Japanese underground scene. He’s recently started to branch out, bringing his talents as a DJ to the real life stage, bridging the gap between the club and the internet.

Cherry Wallflower
Cherry, predominantly known for her goofy YouTube videos, is a huge idol fan who hopes to increase the popularity of J-pop idols here in the states. As our resident idol, she will be performing themed song and dance covers of various idol groups.

Hoshikuzu Kid 星屑キッド
www.soundcloud.com/hoshikuzukid
Resident DJ for Kira Kira Pop, who’s aim is to deliver and promote fresh and unique Japanese music. He bridges the worlds of Japanese pop and idol music, future-bass, and electronic music to create energetic and uplifting experiences.

And your hosts, the maids of Cafe Peko Peko – Central Florida’s Convention Based Maid Cafe http://cafepekopeko.com/faq

Bikkuri Lounge offers the best in Japanese cuisine including sushi, sake, and a full bar!

 

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