3 days ago | Clubland
Running a consistent weekly is a near impossible, often thankless, and financially risky fool's errand. Most quickly fizzle or exhaust their mailing list or rinse out their welcome after a couple months, especially in a megalopolis like L.A. where...
2 months ago | EDM
The origins and ownership of the term "house music" have been hotly debated since, well, always. House music is a lot things to a lot of people. It's disco's revenge. It's a feeling. It's controllable desire you can own. While house can still be a...
4 months ago | Coachella
Coachella attracts hundreds of thousands of indulgence-seekers, more than the festival can actually handle. So the overflow has spilled out to satellite events, independent of Coachella, which offer more intimate — often pool-related, sometimes fr...
5 months ago | Clubland
Complex is one of L.A.'s best kept secrets, inasmuch as a secret is possible in 2015. The Glendale-based club boasts one of the best sound systems in town and ambitious bookings across genres like Norwegian black metal, no-bullshit techno, EBM and...
3 years ago | Pop Music. Ever Heard of It?
Esthero, the local chanteuse with Toronto roots, emerged in the late 1990s and has collaborated with the likes of DJ Krush, Ian Pooley and Kanye West. Her solo oeuvre includes everything from trip-hop to country, all with pop sensibilities and a u...
3 years ago | EDM
Los Angeles has recently experienced a heavy influx of international dance music producers, DJs, and label chiefs. Brits like Michael Cook and Mark Lewis were throwing raves in the Southland in the late '80s and early '90s, while French dance roya...