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POSTED ON Wednesday April 1st, 2015
After 5 weeks of touring Trash Talk, with support from RatkingLee Bannon, & Together Pangea, ended their winter tour in Los Angeles on March 20, 2015. The final show ended with a bang as Trash Talk frontman Lee Speilman rallied the crowd into stage diving and of course forming a giant mosh pit. An Angelino himself Speilman proclaimed that Los Angeles is the best place to perform,”Not Brooklyn, not Manhattan, not Philly, Dallas or Seattle. LA IS WHERE ITS AT.” Must be true. PREACH! In time for their last song “Birth Plague Die” Spielman had everyone jump on stage with the band in true best coast homey fashion.
The only east coasters of the night, Ratking, gave an energized performance as fans sang along to every word of their recent surprise album release “700 Fill.” Producer Lee Bannon mixed it up with his experimental hip hop flavor going full throttle. Local rockers Together Pangea kicked things off with some guitar god level shredding.
Thanks to all who came out to this special edition of Check Yo and got down to a magic blend of grungy punk to hip hop and hardcore.

All photos by Michael Melwani!

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POSTED ON Thursday January 15th, 2015

We’re very excited to announce Friday, March 20th IHC + Topshelf Management Present: Check Yo Ponytail with Trash Talk, Rat King, and Lee Bannon at The Echoplex! Check Yo’ is back and we couldn’t be more stoked to have CYP alums Trash Talk headlining our first show of 2015. Coming off last year’s widely celebrated hardcore album and tour “No Peace,” the TTC are ready to mix it up with their NYC hip-hop homies Ratking. They’ll be drop their new flows from their debut album So It Goes, a portrait of modern day New York City painted over the course of its 11 tracks. Joining this mult-genred lineup is Ninja Tune ambient and idm producer Lee Bannon. Tickets for the show are on sale now so be sure to cop those soon as this will be a sure sell out for the hometown hardcore heros!



POSTED ON Thursday March 7th, 2013

On March 14th, all of us at CYP2 will be heading out to SXSW to join in on all the Austin Party Weekend fun!!! Once again, Check Yo Ponytail will be partnering up with Mad Decent and Fool’s Gold, to bring SUPER PARTY back to SXSW!!! For the second year in a row, SUPER PARTY returns to Emo’s East and Annex (formally Beauty Ballroom) for an all-day / all-night party with some of the best music around. Check out the flyer with artwork from Nick Gazin, and make sure to RSVP for more information. See you at SXSW!!!


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Lineup: A-Trak, The Presets, 12th Planet, Andrew W.K., Flosstradamus, UZ, Wavves, Kitten Party, !!!, Riff Raff, Icona Pop, Classixx, R.L. Grime, Brooke Candy, Secret Guest, Why?, Trash Talk, TOKiMONSTA, Mykki Blanco, Oliver, Io Echo, Kitty Pryde, Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire, Pictureplane, Antwon, Kastle (Live), Zebra Katz, Hundred Waters, The Very Best, Bonde Do Role, World’s Fair, Franki Chan, Icky Blossoms, Chrome Sparks, Dawn Golden & Rosy Cross