Record Store Day 2013 Ambassador Jack White said it best: "We need to re-educate ourselves about human interaction and the difference between downloading a track on a computer and talking to other people in person and getting turned onto music that you can hold in your hands and share with others."
In Miami, the best place to get turned on about music at is Sweat Records. And on Saturday, April 20 (Record Store Day) the venerable indie music retailer, coffee shop and all-ages event space will host its annual Sweatstock block party.
But money from a 2009 Knight Foundation Grant used to fund previous Sweatstocks has "termed out," and Sweat Records is asking y'all to help raise $5,000 via Indiegogo to make Sweatstock 2013 happen.
"Last year's festival brought out over 2,000 attendees, including punk rock living legend Iggy Pop," Sweat's Lauren "Lolo" Reskin said in a statement. "The Sweatstock Indiegogo Campaign is currently over 50 percent of the way toward $5,000 with 20 days to go."
This year, Miami's underground electro guru Otto von Schirach headlines the outdoor Sweat Street Stage, which will also feature performances from ANR, Beat Machines, and others.
Holly Hunt and World of Shit, among others will provide tuneag on the Speedfreak-curated stage inside Churchill's Pub, while the Roofless Records-curated patio stage will feature music from Paris, France's Penthotal, Popol Gluant, and Sobak Mazouzoute.
Check out the complete lineup below.
Sweatstock 2013 Lineup
Sweat Street Stage (NE 55th Terrace between NE Second Avenue and NE Second Court)
Otto Von Schirach, ANR, Beat Machines, This Heart Electric, Cog Nomen, Komakozie, Astrokats, The Cost, Jean Jacket, and DJs Juan Basshead with MC Jumaji (Get Low), Ray Milian (Off The Radar), Never Yawn (Bastard Brigade), Sun of Soul (Miami Trouble Makers), and Mamey Disco (Radiate FM)
Churchill's Inside Stage, curated by Speedfreek
Holly Hunt, World of Shit (Shitstorm featuring Kenny Millions), Testokra, Nunhex, Award Kisser, Death Talisman, Reapermanser, Centuries, Beastplague, Last
Churchill's Patio Stage, curated by Roofless Records
Sobak Mazouzoute (Paris, France), Penthotal (Paris, France), Popol Gluant (Paris, France), Tuurd (Rochester, NY), MC Trachiotomy RACHIOTOMY (New Orleans, LA), Cathy Cathodic (Massachusetts), Whitey Alabastard (St. Petersburg, FL), The Normands, Rat Bastard, Dim Past, Samsara, Chrome Dick/Human Fluid Rot/Last/Togna Bologna, and Gold Dust Lounge.
Eats + Drinks
Gastropod, Ms. Cheezious, Veggie Xpress, Roc Kat Ice Cream Co., Panpespa, drink specials on Grolsch beer and El Jimador tequila.
Sweatstock 2013. Saturday, April 20. Sweat Records, 5505 NE Second Ave., Miami, and Churchill's Pub, 5501 NE Second Ave., Miami. The show starts at 2 p.m. and it's free. Visit sweatrecordsmiami.com.