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John Tejada at King King & Object-fied Music at The Machine Project

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If you are not willing to take us up on 365 Plays/365 Days, but are still brimming at the seat to do something other than club it or have a Netflix night, here are two options for tonight and tomorrow.

Friday
We last met John Tejada at Minimalist Jukebox in the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Tonight, he celebrates the 10-year birthday of his record label, Palette Recordings. Presented by Robotnik, Compression will bring together Tejada and Justin Maxwell performing together, Arian Leviste and Daniel Bell (aka DBX; 7th City)

At King King. It starts at 9:00 p.m. and ends at four in the morning, you can get in free if you arrive before 10:00 p.m. or $15 before midnight by e-mailing compression18 (at) robtronik (dot) com before 5 p.m. tonight. Otherwise, it's $20 at the door if there's still room available. Check it out at www.compressionla.com

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Saturday
Now onto something completely different. Sound artists Liam Mooney and Bob Bellerue will be performing at The Machine Project. Liam is a must see. Whether he is playing vacuums on drums or throwing metal pipes on the floor, it's always somehow tasteful and brings a smile to the face.

As for Bob, it's just best to copy and paste: "With a background in punk / acid rock, Balinese and Javanese gamelan, and Tibetan Buddhism, he creates extreme sonic experiences to affect awareness and is a specialist at playing things the wrong way and making non-musical instruments sound good."

The free event begins at 8 p.m.

Photo of John Tejada by jp tech girl via Flickr. Photo of Liam Mooney by Wild Don Lewis.