LOS ANGELES has recently moved to the forefront of the contemporary art scene with HVW8 Gallery playing a pivotal role. HVW8 stands at the heart of Art, Music and Design in this emerging scene, bringing diverse groups together for its celebrated openings and exhibitions since 2006. In continuing its avant-garde tradition, HOME & AWAY is [...]
15 YEARS OF GONZ & ADIDAS May 4th – June 2nd, 2013 1pm to 6pm Photography by Joe Brook Benjamin Deberdt Brian Gaberman Gabe Morford Skin Phillips Sem Rubio HVW8 Art + Design Gallery 661 N. Spaulding Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 323.655.4898 | WWW.HVW8.COM
Thanks to everyone who came out to the opening of ‘Family’ this past Saturday, featuring work by Hanni El Khatib, Nathan Cabrera, Keith P. Stone, Nick Walker, and Dr. Woo. The exhibition is currently on dispay until April 28th. The Gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday, 1- 6pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 323 655 4898 [...]
Unedited Video from our Art Basel event, featuring A$AP Rocky, Hassan Rahim, Alessandro Moroder, 13th Witness and Justin West.
Thank you to everyone who came by the Toro Y Moi ‘Anything In Return’ installation this past weekend. Photos: Carlos Quinteros Jr.
Thank-you to everyone who came out to the adidas and HVW8 Gallery’s ‘Fortune’ at Art Basel in Miami featuring artists Justin West, Hassan Rahim, Alessandro Moroder and 13th Witness, hosted by A$AP Rocky. It was an amazing night of art and music, and with 3000 RSVP’s to the pop-up Gallery’s capacity of 260 it was [...]
adidas originals and HVW8 Gallery present: Fortune Group Show Vernissage Thursday, December 6th, 8PM – Midnight featuring artists: Justin West (Harlem) Hassan Rahim(LA) Alessandro Moroder(LA / Italy) 13th Witness(NYC) Hosted by A$AP Rocky with DJs Mr. Mauricio & DJ DZA The Garret 697 North Miami Avenue Downtown Miami email: RSVP@HVW8.com
Join us tomorrow at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery for an Artist Talk with Tim Biskup and Kelsey Brookes from 5 – 8 pm.
Photos by Reserve Result of Friday night’s opening of the A&C Shop at HVW8. Special thanks to Bushmills, Corona, & Mumford.
A&C Shop at HVW8 Art + Design Gallery Curated by Art & Council August 31st – September 22nd, 2012 A&C Shop Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 1-6pm Opening Reception – Friday, August 31st, 7-10pm HVW8 Art & Design Gallery 661 Spaulding Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90036 HVW8 Art + Design Gallery and Art & Council present [...]
Peace go with you, Gil, July 20th.
Our friend Mathieu Schreyer (aka Mr. French) celebrates 5 years at the bar marmont with special guests each Tuesday Night.
Thank you to everyone who attended the opening night of Lisa Leone’s ‘Then’. Also thanks to DJ Jeremy Sole, Bushmills, and Mumford Brewing Co. for the music and beverages.
Tim Biskup and Nikki. Alvaro Ilizarbe HVW8′s Tyler Gibney and Wazy Idah. HVW8′s Lisa Leone with Marisa Tomei HVW8 Art + Design Gallery took part in last night’s ‘in the Art of the City’ a fundraiser for A Better LA. Lisa Leone, Tim Biskup, Alvaro Illizarbe and Tyler Gibney all donated pieces through [...]
HVW8 Art + Design Gallery along with Gallery alumni Lisa Leone, Tim Biskup and Alvaro Ilizarbe take part in A Better LA’s In The Art In The City. Tickets are available here. More about IN THE ART OF THE CITY – On Thursday, May 3rd, 2012, join A BETTER LA at The Vibiana in [...]
Photos from the opening night of Free Thinkers. Thank-you to everyone who came by the opening of ‘Free Thinkers.’ Great night and the Mattson2 treated everyone to an amazing perfromance. Special thanks to Lifetime, Jeremy Sole, American Rag cie, Box Water and Pabst. If in the Los Angeles area make sure to stop by the [...]
Cameron’s Books in Portland Thee Oh Sees Jay Howell Holy Rollers A few images from the upcoming Free Thinkers zine launch this Friday at HVW8. Here are a few words about the zine: Welcome to our second issue of Free Thinkers zine. This has been a long time coming for us. The zine [...]
Lifetime Collective Invades Los Angeles to Launch the Second Issue of “Free Thinkers” Timed with the launch of their Spring/Summer Collection and installation build-outs at both American Rag locations, Canadian lifestyle brand Lifetime Collective has invaded Los Angeles to debut their second issue of “Free Thinkers” a self-published magazine that takes an in-depth look inside the inspiration [...]
Back in Jan. 2005, George Bush had been re-elected and things were not looking good. The war in Iraq was in full effect and we wanted to bring awareness to this and other social causes. So we decided to have a large art show / event in downtown Los Angeles, in continuation of our Political [...]
A few photos from last Thursday’s HVW8 Sound System take over of Dance Right, featuring Gemini Twin, Ty G, Max and Alfred Hawkins.
A photo from this weekend’s Holiday Party. Happy Holidays from HVW8. All the Best in 2012.
Geoff McFetridge Yogi Proctor Alfred Hawkins Thanks to everyone who came out to the opening of ‘We Was Them Kids …’. Also thanks to Bushmills for their support. Photos from Max SSLA
Thanks you to everyone who attended The How Original Show by Parra. All pieces have now sold but the show is still on display until Nov. 6th. Please come by or call the Gallery for an appointment to view. Parra’s next exhibition with be at the SFMOMA in the spring of next year. More links from [...]
The How Original Show by Parra. Dutch artist Parra returns to Los Angeles’ HVW8 Art + Design Gallery with The How Original Show. An exhibition consisting of all new work in the form of drawings and paintings, revealing the process of sketch to final piece. Each work is an original, a departure from his well [...]
Thanks to those who came out for last week’s Computer Killer show for the closing of Kutmah’s ‘Two Soups and a Honey Bun’. Hit and Run provided the live silkscreening. We’ll have a podcast from the event posted soon. Kutmah prints, CD’s and t-shirts available online.
Thanks to everyone who came by the opening for Kutmah’s ‘Two Soups and a Honey Bun‘. This Sunday we will be having a closing party with a special DJ invite, live silkscreening, food and drinks. 3 – 7 pm HVW8 Art + Design Gallery 661 N. Spaulding Ave. L.A. Ca 90036 Photos by Todd Hickey and [...]
“The Crazy 8 Illustrations” produced by HVW8 for adidas, filmed in Montreal. The paintings provided the back drop for this weekend’s Adi-Hoop tournament in Santa Monica, featuring teams from local luminaries including Undefeated, HVW8, The Hundreds, Girl Skateboards and the West Coasters with Chris Brown, Snoop and the Game to name a few. Hosted by Ken [...]
A ONE NIGHT ONLY SPECIAL EVENT TO CELEBRATE THE RELEASE OF THE LONG AWAITED ALBUM “ ARMS & HAMMERS ’ FEBRUARY 24TH 2011 FROM 6PM – 11PM AT- HVW8 ART + DESIGN GALLERY – 661 N. SPAULDING AVE. LA CA (ON THE CORNER OF MELROSE & SPAULDING ) FEATURING ART BY MUNK ONE AND A LIVE PERFORMANCE BY STRONG ARM [...]
Thanks to everyone who came through last night to the Dogghouse and were treated to impromtu live session with Snoop Dogg and Dam-Funk. also thanks to adidas, Computer Jay and Joe Cool. Video and Pictures coming soon. Sign up here for our mailing list so not to miss HVW8 events! photos Max video from askdrew
x HVW8 x Snoop Dogg present: THE DOGG HOUSE An exhibition of Snoop and his collaboration with adidas Music by Dam-Funk and Computer Jay Drinks courtesy of Colt 45 Food by Dante’s Fried Chicken Wed, Feb 16th, 6 – 9pm HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, 661 N. Spaulding Ave LA, Ca 90036 RSVP at email@example.com [...]
Photos from Saturday’s Melrose Showdown Birthday event with Lumumba ‘Sweet Lu’ Mosquera and Alejandro ‘Prince Puma’ Jarpa. Music by Aton Adair (Baby Grand). Special Thanks to Métl Tequila and Dante’s Fried Chicken truck.
GALLERY MUSIC SERIES an afternoon of live music collaboration J*DAVEY ROB ROY NOIRFANCY FRANK OCEAN JUST MAX HOSTED BY LE CONNECTEUR AND TY G WITH GOMEZ WARREN IV SUNDAY DEC. 19. 2- 5PM HVW8 ART + DESIGN GALLERY 661 N. SPAULDNG AVE., LA, 90036 *bring out can goods to support the LA food bank for [...]
In with the Old, Out with the New What: Pilfer the racks of ten indie vintage boutiques under one gallery roof. Why: Nothing over $200 and most under $75. When: Sat., 1-4 p.m. Where: HVW8 Gallery, 661 N. Spaulding Ave., b/t Melrose Ave. & Clinton St., West Hollywood (323-655-4898).
The Raif Adelberg exhibition closes this week as we get ready for the Nov. 11th opening of Noah Davis’ curated Inner City Avant-Garde. Here are a few photos from our last event at the Gallery. Make sure to RSVP for the upcoming opening. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
This Sunday we continue the Gallery Music Series with Thee Mike B and Them Jeans, recording a live podcast at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. Hosted by Le Connecteur. RSVP to email@example.com 2 – 5pm, Drinks and Food. 661 N. Spaulding Ave. 90036 (2 blocks East of Fairfax, corner Melrose) Photos from last week’s [...]
This weekend we’re starting a new series of live music from the HVW8 Gallery that will be recorded for the HVW8 International podcast. Every other Sunday we will feature local and international Dj’s and musicians live at the gallery. This Sunday from 2 – 5pm we will have Computer Jay from Master Blazter with opening [...]
HVW8 Art + Design Gallery presents: Original Installation and Work by Raif Adelberg F**K I LOVE YOU LOS ANGELES October 2, 2010- November 1, 2010 Opening Reception Saturday October 2nd 7:30 -10pm HVW8 Art + Design Gallery 661 N. Spaulding Ave. Los Angeles, California p. 1 323 655 4898 www.hvw8.com www.raifadelberg.com www.fuckiloveyoushop.com with Support from [...]
The Lovely Ladies of RRS Feed with be joining us for a live podcast this Sunday, 2 – 5pm. More info on the HVW8′s facebook event’s page.
Come on by and eat some food, drink some drinks, talk about some arty stuff. Everyone’s welcome, CHECKS CASHED – New works from Bill McMullen at the HVW8 Gallery BBQ Thursday, August 5th 7-9pm 661 N. Spaulding Ave. L.A. Ca 90036 ph. 323 655 4898
The BBQ is back on… Join us this Sunday from 2-5p for a live recording of BTS Radio with Andrew Meza and guests. Everyone is welcome. Andrew Meza was instrumental in the development of the recent Charles Munka Exhibition at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. Charles Munka is also Art Director for BTS Radio. [...]
The HVW8 International Podcast returns to the ‘Live at the BBQ’ sessions for Summer 2010 with the perfect Brazilian vibe of Tita Lima. Please join us for an afternoon of amazing music, bbq and friends – all surrounded by the art of HVW8. See you on Sunday! More on Tita Lima (via Giant Step): A [...]
Friday, May 14th, 2010, 6 to 10pm. Let’s Dance in Support of Kutmah!* Let’s come together to support our friend Kutmah, welcome London designer Kesh to L.A. & celebrate art this Friday at HVW8. dj’s : House Shoes Computer Jay Ras Dynamite Pase Rock Valida J-1 Max +guests hosted by: J*DaVeY HVW8 Ty G *suggested [...]
Our Dutch friend, Parra, opens his show in Los Angeles tonight at Project Space.
Photos Max SSLA/HVW8 Photos from the SXSW event last week featuring Master Blazter and Hawthorne Headhunters.
It’s Just begun …. HVW8 Records Austin showcase featuring: Master Blazter with Computer Jay, D-F and J-1. Hawthorne Headhunters with Coultrain, Proh Mic, Black Spade and Ced No Hosted by Imani (of the Pharcyde) Computer Jay (Live set) Dj’s Chicken George, Prince Klassen, Ty g and Max March 17th, 2 – 8pm Beso Cantina, 307B W5th [...]
HVW8 takes part in Manifest Equality. Shirin Ebadi by piece by the HVW8 Art Installation.
Pollyn Live podcast performance this Sunday, Feb. 28th, 3 – 5pm at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. 661 N. Spaulding Ave. Los Angeles 90036 More info on Pollyn.
Photos Max HVW8/Solid State Photos from Wednesday’s Strictly Social with N’Dambi and Coultrain
Mos Def yesterday at ‘Ecstatic Moments‘. The exhibition at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery is now extended until Feb. 14th. The Gallery is open Tues through Sunday, 1pm until 6pm. Further information at 323 655 4898.
Mos Def during the installation of ‘Ecstatic Moments’ at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. Show opens tonight, rsvp HERE .
The artsist have arrived from Japan, checked out a bit of Los Angeles and are getting ready for the show tomorrow.
HVW8 Holiday Party featuring Coultrain, Computer Jay, J-1 and I Ced. This Saturday, 2- 6pm at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, 661 N. Spaulding Ave, 90026. Beer provided by Pabst Blue Ribbon.
Photos Max hvw8/ssla Photos from Saturday’s parking lot party behind HVW8 Gallery with Stamp’d featuring Mike Flo (Dead Prez), Rob Roy, Coultrain and the Keyishe.
Coutrain Rob Roy This Saturday, Dec 5th behind the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, LA 3p-7p Let’s kick off December with our friends from the block. This will be a combined event with Stamp’d LA in the back lot shared by HVW8 and the Joyrich store. Performances by: Coultrain Rob Roy Keyishe Mike Flo (Dead Prez) [...]
Video shot by Culture King from Dam-Funk’s release party featuring Master Blazter, Hawthorne Headhunters and Peanut Butter Wolf.
The Parra Ice Cream truck will be parked in front of the HVW8 Gallery today from 2 – 5pm. Follow Stone Throw twitter for more locations. The Rockwell Ice
Photos Max ssla/hvw8 Photos from Dam-Funk’s release party for Toeachizone with Master Blaster, Hawthorne Headhunters, PBWolf, Kyle Hall and Jimijames.
Dam-Funk rehearses at HVW8′s downtown LA studio with Master Blazter for his Toeachizown release party tomorrow at the Echoplex with Kyle Hall, Hawthorne Headhunters featuring Coultrain, JimiJames and the Funkmoshere Djs. More info HERE
Ty G and Max welcome Tres recording artists Paten Locke and Chikaramanga to the HVW8 International Podcast. Come get up close and personal as Paten Locke performs material from his current release on Tres, Super Ramen Rocketship. Chikaramanga will also be spinning solo productions, Tres classics, Giant Panda originals and more amazing records. The set [...]
Opening this Saturday, Nov. 7th at 7pm. RSVP at MichaelKevinGeoff@hvw8.com. Music will be provided by Danny Holloway. Wine will be courtesy of Bear Flag Wines and beer courtesy of PBR. Danny Holloway has over 30,000 45s. He’s been collecting them since the age of 5. In the 70s, Holloway worked in the inner sanctum of Island [...]
Gallery Murals get covered with a fresh coat for preparation of the upcoming Michael, Kevin and Geoff exhibition.
Black Spade (Stoney Rock) takes part in Disco Social with Waajeed, JT Donaldson, Geology and Amir this Wednesday in Brooklyn.
Photos from The Site of NOW exhibition now on display at Royal/T Gallery. This Sunday, October 11th, 3-6 pm, we will be hosting a closing party with Artist Q+A. There will be champagne, hors d’oeuvres and a live performance by Coultrain. Coultrain Royal-T Cafe 8910 Washington Blvd Culver City, CA 90232-2326 (310) 559-6300 Also here [...]
Sat. Oct 10th ACD ADULTCONTEMPORARYDISCO tk disko (hot biscuit) dj jun (Umoja Hi-Fi) nitedog (black disco) dj pubes (obey/dance right) ty g (hvw8) free daytime/outdoor 2 – 8pm at El Cid 4212 W Sunset Blvd 90029 food + drink specials
A few photos from the opening of the Site of NOW exhibition and pop-up shop. Thanks to Royal/t, Coultain, TheeMikeB, Sharifa & Eduardo Burillo and everyone who came out. Show run’s through Oct. 15th. Exhibition photos will be posted shortly.
At tomorrows ‘The Site of NOW’ show there will be a small section on display from the “Barnstomers vs. Heavyweight” Live painting session that was done in Montreal in 2001. It featured Montreal artists from Heavyweight; Gene Pendon, Tyler Gibney, Dan Buller with the NYC based collective Barnstomers; featuring David Ellis, Rostarr, Mike Ming, Jose ‘Ease’ Parla. [...]
The SITE of NOW Opening Oct. 3rd, 7 to 11 pm “The SITE of Now” exhibition will be a “Best of” collection from the past two years of artists from the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. Select pieces from the past ten years of HVW8 Art Installation and exclusive private collections will also be on [...]
Tonight – 1st 250 guests receive a limited tee + 7″ @ 999 Closing Party. Starts at 9:09pm. 9 DJs. 715 Hampton Ave Venice 90291 artwork by HVW8 (Brian Armstrong and Tyler Gibney)
Photos from Saturday’s event at the Gallery. Thanks to Bear Flag for the wine.
HAN CHOLO, LOVEMADE, BIJULES, & HVW8… SAMPLE/ART SALE DJ’S AND DRINKS 2-8PM HVW8 GALLERY 661 N SPAULDING, LA 90036
HVW8 takes part in SEIU-ULTCW’s Healthcare Reform in America event in downtown LA this Labor Day. More information HERE.
Dutch artist Parra is set to emark on his very first exhibition and pop-up shop initiative in Germany later this month. An artist who’s style has come to be known for his eclectic mix of type fonts, iconic colors and sexualized imagery, the Amsterdam-based creative will look to have his work displayed first via an exhibition [...]
Master Blazter get down tonight with Gary Wilson, James Pants and others at the Bootleg Theater. More info HERE.
photos max ssla While outside the HVW8 Hot Biscuit party, Sa-Ra laid it down at Sunset Junction.
Max’s photos from yesterday’s HVW8 Hot Biscuit during Sunset Junction at El Cid with a surprise performance by Wolfmother.
Come thru this Saturday for the HVW8 Hot Biscuit Sunset Junction Podcast Party where we’ll be recording the HVW8 Podcast Live. Free at EL Cid, 4212 Sunset Blvd., 2 – 10pm. Enter in Back to avoid Sunset Junction cover. More info on Facebook.
Footage from Super Session/BBQ at the Gallery this past Sunday. Full HH podcast will be posted shortly. Please check back. Support Hawthorne Headhunters!
photos max ssla Some photos from this past Sunday’s live recording at the Gallery for the HVW8 bbq/podcast. The new HH podcast will be posted this week along with some YouTube footage of the recording.
Thanks to Culture King for posting a couple video’s from Thursday’s Hawthorne Headhunters/HVW8 party.
Thanks to everyone who rolled through the Hawthorne Headhunters/HVW8 records debut show last night at El Cid. Here are a few photos from MAX …. more to come. Today its the instore at Turntable Lab LA from 2 – 6pm, and then Sunday the full BBQ Live session at the HVW8 Gallery. Come thru!
Make sure to come out and check the show tonight at Root Down LA. Upcoming Hawthorne Headhunters Shows in Los Angeles : Aug 6th at Root Down at El Cid. Full band featuring Black Spade, Ced No, Proh Mic with Coultrain, Jimi James and Teluv. Aug 7th at Turntable Lab, 6 to 9pm Aug 9th HVW8 Gallery/Live at the [...]
Come out and check the Hawthorne Headhunters Live Full band! Upcoming Hawthorne Headhunters Shows in Los Angeles : Aug 6th at Root Down at El Cid. Full band featuring Black Spade, Ced No, Proh Mic with Coultrain, Jimi James and J-1. Aug 7th at Turntable Lab, 6 to 9pm Aug 9th HVW8 Gallery/Live at the [...]
The McCL Super Sessions Podcast featuring Nia Andrews, Chris Bailey and Laurnea is now posted: HVW8 Int’l Podcast Vol. 10: MdCL Super Session Mark de Clive Lowe www.mashibeats.blogspot.com Contact HVW8 for more information on Chis Bailey (drums), Nia Andrews (vocals), Laurea (vocals) firstname.lastname@example.org Special thanks to Pabst for keeping everyone happy! www.pabstblueribbon.com Up next: Trackademicks/Honor [...]
MdCL drops a bit of info about the Super Session on his Blog HERE. Photos, video and recording will be up shortly.
TUESDAY JUNE 30th 2009 BREAKING ATOMS & PAYDAY! presents ONRA (France) Performing Live on his First US Tour!! + COMPUTER JAY (Live Performance) + HVW8 SOUNDSYSTEM (The Premiere & Live Performance) introducing members: TY-G, J1, Ced No of The Hawthorne Headhunters + JA$1000 (DJ Set) w/ Resident DJs: JON DONSON (tRUEradio) SWASS (MHD) T-Shirt Giveaways by CIVIL Clothing $5 B4 11pm / [...]
Mark de Clive-Lowe Live in Japan Hawthorne Headhunters LIVE at HVW8 Gallery Master Blazter LIVE at HVW8 Gallery This Sunday is the return of the Super Session featuring Mark de Clive-Lowe with nia andrews + special guests. The LIVE podcast recording will start at 2 and goto 5pm. Drinks and bbq will be available. Come [...]
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HVW8 Sound system makes its debut June. 30th
Some photos from the Dam-Funk with Master Blazter show at the Natural History Museum this past weekend. photos Max SSLA/HVW8
Master Blazter will be backing up Dam-Funk tonight at the Natural History Museum. More info on tonight and interview with Dam-Funk HERE.
Tonight they’re celebrating K-Pook’s birthday at Firecraker. Some limited HVW8 “free kpook” canvas will be available in support of our friend. More info on K-Pook and tonight’s event HERE.
Barkley L. Hendricks: Birth of the Cool Opening Reception and Party Friday, May 15 Members’ Preview: 6-7 pm with remarks by artist Barkley L. Hendricks and Trevor Schoonmaker, curator of contemporary art at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University Public Opening: 7-11 pm Featuring music by Thee Mike B and Brian Waters from [...]
Tonight will be spinning a few records with DJ Pubes for Cinco de Mayo at Cobras + Matadors.
A few shots of the Parra opening from Cobrasnake. More HERE
If at SXSW next week make sure to check Parra’s band LeLe. Parra’s exhibition: “Is That A Gun My Friend” opens at HVW8 Art + Design Gallery Saturday April 4th.
photos Max A few photos from the enjoi opening this past weekend at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery. Thanks to everyone who came out. Artwork from the show will be available online in the next few days, please check back. More photos on SSLA and a write up of the show HERE. The exhibition [...]
Come visit the enjoi team riders at the HVW8 Gallery Sunday March 8th, 1 to 3pm. Artwork and limited edition products including classic and never released decks. Here is a preview : More on the opening and artists HERE
Here are some photos from the People’s Party event for Eric Garcetti of L.A.’s district 13. Thanks to all the DJ’s who came through, and to Eric Garcetti for his impassioned speech about L.A. and the importance of being involved in the community, and for being there despite having to deal with some serious events [...]
HVW8 w/ Computer Jay @ Idyllwild Arts Academy SOULSESSIONS w/ E REECE + TY G Pay Day this Friday. Lot’s to do in the LA area this weekend.
The People’s Party – A Special Event Supporting the Re-Election of Eric Garcetti, at the Echoplex, this Sunday from 6:00pm – 10:00pm. More information HERE
LIFE is TOUGH exhibition this Friday. More on David Perez Shadi
PayDay Thi$ Friday
This Saturday, Erik Rico will be live at the HVW8 Gallery from 2 – 5pm for a Podcast recording. For further info on Erik Rico and the event please go HERE.
Jan. 20th, 2009, Ty G will be Dj-ing with Bryan D at the GOOD Space for an Inauguration party. Click HERE to RSVP.
Ty G travels up to Chicago this weekend to take part in Africa Hi-Fi’s OBAMA INAUGURATION & MLK jr B-DAY CELEBRATION.
Computer Jay, J-1 and Dam-Funk stepped the game up with a “more funk than jazz” Super Session recorded live at the HVW8 Holiday party. This podcast demonstrates how the LA modern funk and boogie scene is starting to bubble and come together. This was the first time that these guys played as a group and [...]
It’s that time of year again. This year we have a special Live Installation going on at the Gallery with Computer Jay, Dam-Funk and J-1 laying down a live set, along with drinks and giveaways. At the HVW8 Gallery this Sunday, Dec. 21st, 2 – 6pm. HVW8 Art+Design Gallery 661 N Spaulding Ave, Los Angeles, [...]
Dam-Funk, Ty G, Computer Jay, Ja$1000, DJ Jun and Randall X get down at the Mountain Bar This Saturday for a PayDay reunion.
Max made some cool Live At The BBQ/Music Is My Art one of a kind little trading cards, free at the Gallery. Collect all your favorite DJ’s!
HVW8 helped kids make custom T-shirt and bag designs at the Zune LA space for the Big Brothers and Sisters club holiday party this weekend.
Tomorrow live recording podcast at the HVW8 Gallery with A-Side Worldwide Featuring Buff1, Now On, 14kt and DJ Haircut aka Mayer Hawthorne They’ll be playing A-Side material from all of their artists + some DJ essential cuts. www.asideworldwide.com www.myspace.com/buff1der www.myspace.com/nowon www.myspace.com/14ktz www.myspace.com/mayerhawthorne Recorded LIVE 4 – 6pm HVW8 Art + Design Gallery 661 N. Spaulding [...]
Thanks for everyone who came by the Block Party this Saturday. Here are some photos from Solid State Los Angeles and Stevie Soul.
Rob Roy, Cottrell, Proh Mic, Black Spade and Computer Jay at the Nu America block party yesterday at HVW8. More photos to come. Photo by Stevie
HVW8, JoyRich and Gravis Present : The Nu America Block Party in support of Obama’s election victory! with live performances by: HAWTHORNE HEADHUNTERS http://www.myspace.com/hawthorneheadhunter COMPUTER JAY http://www.myspace.com/computerj ROB ROY http://www.myspace.com/robroy SATURDAY, NOV 8TH, 3 to 10pm At the corner of Melrose and Spaulding (2 blocks east of Fairfax) HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, 661 N. [...]
Gene Pendon and Brian Armstrong will be at the Voodoo Festival in New Orleans representing HVW8 with a projected multi-media installation. Lil Wayne, N*E*R*D, R.E.M., Erykah Badu, Sharon Jones and the Daptones are just a few of the many performers at the 3 day festival.
Grand Opening of adidas Originals South Coast Plaza Come meet pro skateboarders Jake Brown and Rob Gonzales with special Live painting by dstrbo HVW8 who will paint a Skate inspired mural http://www.hvw8.com/ Music by the Hawthorne Headhunters Live http://www.myspace.com/hawthorneheadhunter DJ Wendy City Hosted by Love Made. Gifts, prizes and skate decks will be raffled off [...]
Since 2002, HVW8 has been involved with Candela Arts and Music Festival in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. It’s a great time for art and music, past performers have included; Lee Quinones, Doze Green, Dzine, Jose Parla, Dzine, Rafael Vargas-Suarez, Rostarr, Ricky Powell, Jeff Zimmermann, Bobbito, Neil Aline, Nickodemus, Tyler Askew, Dustin Ross, Karl Injex, Chad, [...]
Dam-Funk with Ty G will be taking some Los Angeles sunshine to Canada’s capital this Fri.
Ty G returns to his second home town, Montreal, with the L.A. Boogie Maestro, Dâm-Funk, to join Scott C and Andy Williams at their monthly get down, the Goods. info below … The GOODS present : Dam-Funk (L.A., Funkmosphere, Stones Throw) Saturday September 27th 4848 St. Laurent/coin St Joseph $12 no frills – 10:30 [...]
PAY DAY! THIS FRIDAY, SEPT. 12TH 2008 & EVERY 2ND + 4TH FRIDAYS SPACEFUNKBOOGIEDIRTYDISXO & MORE!! W/ ROTATING DJS: DAM FUNK (FUNKMOSPHERE) TY-G (HVW8) COMPUTER JAY JA$ 1000 + SPECIAL GUEST>>>> DJ JUN (UMOJA HI FI) **$5 GREY GOOSE SPECIALS** 9PM TILL 10:30PM 9-2AM/ 21+/ NO COVER EVERY 2ND & 4TH FRIDAYS http://www.myspace.com/paydayisfriday GOING DOWN [...]
Join TyG and Computer Jay this Saturday, September 6 for Virgo’s Birthday Bashment at Verdugo with Dâm-Funk (Stones Throw/Funkmosphere) Computer Jay (PayDay) Ty G (HVW8) DJ Max (SSLA) DJ Anop 10pm The Verdugo Bar Glassell Park 3408 Verdugo Rd, LA 90065rsvp: email@example.com
Gene and Dan take part in Us&Them, a 10 year reunion of Them.ca.
Gravis, HVW8 and Bijules have teamed up to present L’ Art Bizarre, a specialty gifting suite featuring the art + music of HVW8, jewelry by Bijules and bags by Gravis. This will take place in Las Vegas August 25 – 28th, 11 – 7pm. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment.
Come by PAYDAY tomorrow !!!! PAY DAY! THIS FRIDAY, AUGUST 22ND 2008 & EVERY 2ND + 4TH FRIDAYS SPACEFUNKBOOGIEDIRTYDISXO & MORE!! W/ ROTATING DJS: DAM FUNK (STONES THROW, FUNKMOSPHERE) TY-G (HVW8) COMPUTER JAY JA$ 1000 + SPECIAL GUEST>>>> ALFRED HAWKINS **$3 MOLSON BEERS** 9PM TILL 10:30PM 9-2AM/ 21+/ NO COVER EVERY 2ND & 4TH FRIDAYS [...]
HVW8 will be creating a mural in Denver at the Manifest Hope Gallery. ABOUT THE MANIFEST HOPE GALLERY Art plays a pivotal role in creating cultural momentum. The Manifest Hope Gallery celebrates that role and shines a spotlight on artists across the nation who use their voices to amplify and motivate the grass roots movement [...]
More pieces from the Got Next Exhibition now posted on the HVW8 Gallery website. Also you can read about the show on the defamer. Prints will be available next week on the HVW8 online shop.
Here’s a preview of Got Next opening tomorrow at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, 5 to 10 pm. Show runs through this weekend.
Here is a message from Ray Noland about Next Friday’s Got Next at the HVW8 Art + Design Gallery, for more information about the exhibition check the Gallery’s website….. Greetings, Just pulled into Los Angeles after a serene ride threw Big Sur! (I could have stayed for awhile!) Will be exhibiting the GOT [...]
IG Culture’s get down with Steve Spacek, Mark Pritchard, John Robinson and Brooklyn Terry for the release of Zen Badizm at Unit Tokyo. Artwork on visuals by HVW8′s Gene Pendon.
HEY Y’ALL – It’s a 1 – 2 weekend for you. Tonight its Payday at Vine bar then tomorrow we’re doing a special Live at the BBQ Saturday edition with disco Tom Noble (http://www.myspace.com/discotomnoble). The podcast recording will be 2 to 5 pm at the HVW8 Gallery. It’s Dam-Funk, Computer Jay, Jas 1000, randell and [...]
image Gene Pendon (HVW8) Pablo Aravena will be curating a 6 film series at the Tate Modern in London, UK, August 16-17th. Films will include NEXT: A Primer on Urban Painting (featuring HVW8, RoStarr, Jose Parla), Bomb it, Inside Outside, Writers, Rash and KROONJUWElEN.
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ A PAYDAY! BIRTHDAY BLOW-UP AFFAIR W/ DJS: RANDALL X>>>> PPUNK-FUNK-& DISCO ((EARLY ARRIVAL SUGGESTED)) ERIC CARSON>>>>> DEEP DISCO+ BALTIMORE BASS & SOME OTHER SHIT! COMPUTER JAY>>>>> IF YOU DONT KNOW YA GOTS TA KNOW… COME WITNESS THE FITNESS TY-G>>>> KEEPIN IT DIRTY & PROGRESSIVE ON THE DISCOTEKA!!!! JA$1000>>> THE CURATOR’S TOP CHOICE CUTS +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ [...]
The HVW8 Art + Design Gallery is proud to host a three day showing of GoTellMama!, an exhibition in support of Barak Obama curated by Ray Noland. More info below. Opening Reception: Friday, August 8th, 6 – 10 pm Show Dates: August 8th – 10th. The GoTellMama! Officially Unofficial Show is brought to you [...]
Photos of Gene, dstrbo and other at Housepaint show in Toronto. Big up to Devon at them.ca, more photos HERE
FRIDAY, JUNE 13TH 2008 PAY DAY! W/ SPECIAL GUEST: BILLY GOODS (FUNKMOSPHERE, 1983) SPACE FUNK, BOOGIE, LATIN, DIRTY DISXO, & MORE… DJs: DAM FUNK (STONES THROW, FUNKMOSPHERE) TY-G (HVW8) COMPUTER JAY JA$ 1000 RANDALL X 9-2AM/ 21+/ NO COVER EVERY 2ND & 4TH FRIDAY(S) LOCATED AT VINE BAR 1235 VINE ST. HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA SUPPORT BY: [...]
Timelapse by DSTRBO for the New Originals Series by HVW8, music by Waajeed from Platinum Pied Pipers.
381 Projects has curated ‘Never Alone,’ a group exhibition that opens next week in Toronto. The show features works by Dennis Chow, HVW8, Paul 107, Marco Cibola and Tracy Maurice. The exhibition explores the affects of music on visual artists.
Click for animation. Tonight is our final Small Talk at the Hollywood Standard. Take a break from the first 8 hrs of your week and join Ty G, Computer Jay and Max for some small chit chat, free drinks and hella good music. Big thanks to Valida for letting us do this Monday Night!! and [...]
HVW8 presents: adidas ART + MUSIC Series 08 Hosted by: Ty G (HVW8 Music Is My Art/Gallery – Los Angeles)Thurs. March 27, 5-9pm Black Spade (St. Louis – Om records) Karl Injex (ATL – rude.) Daz-I-Kue (London/ATL – Bugz In the Attic) Fri. March 28, 5-9pm Dâm-Funk (Los Angeles – Stones Throw/Funkosphere) James Pants (Spokane [...]
adidas store on Melrose. Dâm-Funk Proh Mic, Jasi, Black Spade Theresa, PBWolf James Pants Love Made Hawthorne Headhunters Meeting of the Funk! Ty G No MSG with the bomb St-Germain cocktails. Fatlip, FroLab PhotoShoot Lot’s of fun last night at the adidas/diesel/hvw8 party with Dâm-Funk, James Pants and the Hawthorne Headhunters. More Photos on the Jump [...]
Here’s a preview of the HVW8 Greatest Hits show in SF tonight. and after ……
Here’s a short from the HVW8 excursion to Philly and Atlanta last month in celebration of the adidas city series. Black Spade rocked the live set, Dan DSTRBO did the painting and Ty G with Rich Medina, in Philly, and with Daz-I-Kue and Karl Injex, in ATL, laced the tunes. Lot’s of fun, BIG UPS [...]
Lot’s of fun at the party for Bijules at the HVW8 Gallery. Thanks to Frolab and SolidStateLA for the photos. More flicks on SolidStateLA and the frolab
Shots from the HVW8 Holiday party. Download the Holiday mix recorded live from the party. Photos courtesy Frolab. DOWNLOAD HERE iTunes
Gamble and Huff by DSTRBO Rich Medina and Black Spade Kaos, Applejac and H20 Jazzy Phe Daz-I-Kue and Black Spade DSTRBO Atl More photos HERE
Shepard Fairey Shepard Fairey and Anthony Kiedis Tyler Gibney and Michael Kenneth Williams (Omar Little) Eric Bailey Addison Liu and Ty G of HVW8 Usugrow G.Starship More photos onFrolab flickr
More photos on: frolab Brent Rollins at HVW8 Fatlace Brent Rollins at HVW8
Live sessions with JT Donaldson, Kutmah and Computer Jay. Photos by solidstatela. Download at hvw8.podomatic.com Subscribe free thru iTunes.
Pubes! Twilite Tone Burning Spear …. DSTRBO …. and outta nowhere show up these guys, that I like to call The Wind Breakers!
New Miami photos in the Photo Gallery
Here are more photos from the HVW8 Holidaze Partaze …..Tonight Ty G will be djing at the HIFI club in Calgary, Canada. Come thru ….. <
DECEMBER 1st is WORLD AIDS DAY and is also the month AFRICA HI-FI feels the need to pay tribute to JEAN- MICHEL BASQUIAT (December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988). So, on FRIDAY DECEMBER 8th 2006 artist TYLER GIBNEY (TYG) from the HVW8′s is coming out from LA to complete the celebration by creating a [...]