Looking for a good, weekly dose of obscure tunes, then tune into Radiocore.org tonight from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. for Minimal LA. Hosted by Eden Saiga, founder of the DIY promotion group of the same name, and friends, the show focuses on minimal wave, noise, post-punk and whatever else strikes the DJs' fancy. As with their parties, there will be a hearty dose of local bands represented during the six-hour shift.
Saiga, who also DJs with the popular East LA crew Chicos, launched Minimal LA last year. Since then, the electronic-oriented group has booked both house parties and shows at venues like The Smell, supporting a slew of local bands. According to a MySpace bulletin sent by Minimal LA, the new radio show is part of a plan to expand the group's influence across the city. A new publication, We Used to Be Commoners, is in the works, as well as a J-rock, cosplay-friendly party.
In the meantime, here are some tracks we would love to hear on Minimal LA.
Mark Lane "The Poison for Me"
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The Tear Garden "Sheila Liked the Rodeo"
ADULT. "I Feel Worse When I'm With You"