Robotic Pirate Monkey has successfully put its dubstep stamp on the classic Fat Joe/Lil Wayne track “Make It Rain.” The remix will be the first of many this summer via RPM’s website. Look for the trio opening up for the dancetastic UK act Simian Mobile Disco on May 31 at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom.
Tennis has better perms, “Better Self”
America, if perms come back, you can thank Tennis‘ Alaina Moore. Not since the heyday of Jody Watley has the perm been front and center and with such moxy. Check out Tennis’ video for “My Better Self” as I try to figure out the deal with the creepy old guy at the end.
Best Cinco de Mayo video that involves a canine and In the Whale
The promotional video plugging the upcoming show by In the Whale will either have you laughing uncontrollably or cringing in pure disgust. The aforementioned show with In the Whale will take place over at Herman’s Hideaway on Cuatro de Mayo. The video is relatively NSFW, btw.
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club + “Three Bloodhounds, Two Shepherds, One Fila Brasileiro”
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club managed to pilfer through the the Prelinger Archives for public domain footage, and all they found was material inspired by the Great Depression. A tad morbid on first thought, but when it’s Slim we’re talking about, there’s nothing out of the ordinary.
No weekend Red Rock workouts, sort of
Bad news for you workout warriors that use the stairs at Red Rocks to build those rock hard glutes super early on Saturdays. The world famous amphitheater will be closed for the HealthONE Red Rocks Fitness Challenge for the following times listed below. Consider yourselves warned. Photo by Julio Enriquez.
Workout Schedule (11 Saturdays, 2 Sundays)
Saturday, May 5 – 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, May 12 – 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, May 19, 7-8 a.m.
Sunday, May 27, 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, June 2, 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, June 9, 7-8 a.m.
Sunday, June 17, 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, June 23, 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, June 30, 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, July 7, 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, July 14, 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, July 21, 7-8 a.m.
Saturday, July 28, 7-8 a.m.
Julio Enriquez is a Denver writer and photographer, editor of the Cause=Time blog and a regular contributor to Reverb.