August112011

Check out Black Iris LA and Andy and Rob’s inspiration playlists on Herman Miller’s Lifework blog!

August102011

Black Iris teamed up with the great folks at Caviar to host the annual Unofficial Official AICP after party…and man, what a blast! Check out some of our favorite photos from the night while we nurse our hangovers.
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photobooth fun

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black iris/white iris goodies

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tunes


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mmm…meat…

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the beautiful people

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Michael Sagol, the one and only

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beer + ice cream sandwiches = best meal ever

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BI producer Amy Crilly, muggin’…

May62011

Black Iris wants to wish everyone a great Cinco de Mayo. Get into the spirit with us and enjoy a margarita & some guacamole whilst watching this gem from our favorite Serenading Unicorn.

Happy Cinco de Mayo, amigos!

May52011

It’s a rainy day where we are, but this Other Lives free download from RCRD LBL lifted our mood. Partake, friends!

May42011

Other Lives ‘Tamer Animals’

Seriously. This record kills.

If you haven’t yet, do yourself a favor and head over to White Iris and pre-order the record. It will arrive on 180 gram vinyl, along with the CD for all your digital needs. Also, if you order now we’ll throw in a limited edition lithograph and an instant track download.

Check out ‘Tamer Animals’ now on iTunes, and, hey, here’s a special treat: download their single ‘For 12’ for free.

We’ve been playing this record…

July162010

Bright Falls Limited Edition Vinyl Give-Away



Hey friends! We just finished a really fantastic project with the lovely folks up at agencytwofifteen in San Francisco. Not only did we score the entire David Lynch-esque web series, but we also hooked them up with the ever-talented Best Coast. Now, we’re offering the freshly pressed, full length soundtrack to five special people! This limited edition vinyl release also features original album artwork from agencytwofifteen creative extraordinaire, Mat Bunnell. So, we want to know, what’s your fave summer jam? Let us know by leaving a “comment after the jump”. The five best answers win! The winner will be notified via email on August 6th. For a Bright Falls recap you can watch all six episodes, stream the soundtrack, and read more about the inspiration! As always, spread the word via Twitter and Facebook, it may or may not improve your chances of winning, but it will win you a place in our hearts!

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Bethany (Best Coast) joined Rostam of Vampire Weekend and Kid Cudi for this great track for Converse. Once it gets stuck in your head, you can download the track on their site.

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Black Iris gets Wide Eyes with Local Natives



Our friends over at Pitchfork dropped the news about the remix Black Iris/Fools Gold’s Lewis Pesacov just finished for Local Natives. Head over to Pitchfork to check out the “Wide Eyes (Fools Gold Remix)” [ft. Aristotle Pop a Bottle]. It will be released as part of our singles series later this year.

Wide Eyes (Fools Gold Remix)” [ft. Aristotle Pop a Bottle]

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As the temperature rises, so does the anticipation for the release of the Best Coast’s upcoming, Black Iris produced, full-length on Mexican Summer. To help cool things down, Pitchfork has another new song, Boyfriend, from the album which they’ve deemed “Best New Music" available for download.  Why not take a moment to cool yourself down with a nice, refreshing new Best Coast song?

As the temperature rises, so does the anticipation for the release of the Best Coast’s upcoming, Black Iris produced, full-length on Mexican Summer. To help cool things down, Pitchfork has another new song, Boyfriend, from the album which they’ve deemed “Best New Music" available for download. Why not take a moment to cool yourself down with a nice, refreshing new Best Coast song?

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Best Coast has just announced details about their debut full length album, Crazy for You. Recorded at Black Iris LA Studios and produced by Lewis Pesacov, it will be released on July 27th on Mexican Summer. You can still hear one of the tracks, Our Deal, on our Bright Falls page. This should show up just in time for your mid-summer mixtapes.  

Track Listing

01. Boyfriend
02. Crazy for you
03. The End
04. Goodbye
05. Summer Mood
06. Our Deal
07. I Want To
08. When The Sun Don’t Shine
09. Bratty B
10. Honey
11. Happy
12. Each and Everyday

Bonus Track: “When I’m With You” (via LA Weekly)

Best Coast has just announced details about their debut full length album, Crazy for You. Recorded at Black Iris LA Studios and produced by Lewis Pesacov, it will be released on July 27th on Mexican Summer. You can still hear one of the tracks, Our Deal, on our Bright Falls page. This should show up just in time for your mid-summer mixtapes.

Track Listing

01. Boyfriend
02. Crazy for you
03. The End
04. Goodbye
05. Summer Mood
06. Our Deal
07. I Want To
08. When The Sun Don’t Shine
09. Bratty B
10. Honey
11. Happy
12. Each and Everyday

Bonus Track: “When I’m With You” (via LA Weekly)

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