Lainna FaderGaslamp KillerPeanut Butter Wolf, Gaslamp Killer, Jason Bentley, Hyasynth and others
Eagle Rock Center for the Arts
Since 2006, Stones Throw label head Peanut Butter Wolf has specialized in numerically-aligned calendar day parties. Last night's party, which went f ... More >>
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The Music Box
Better than...that one time in college. You were just experimenting.
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Music Man Miles (far left) and Breakestra perform at the Root Down tonight.Last week, influential L.A. funk and hip-hop club the Root Down returned from a year-long hiatus after more than a decade running.
With a new location (the G-Club in Hollywood), a new host (KG Superstar), plus a handf ... More >>
Perou.co.ukUnderworldWhether you're all about the costumes or just in it for the tunes, Halloween weekend offers some massive show-going choices ... starting with, well, something very close to a massive.
HARD Haunted Mansion, with an eclectic electro lineup including Bloody Beetroots, Busy ... More >>
"Distant Relatives," the meeting of the musicial minds of Nas and Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, has already earned some well-deserved plaudits. Indeed, there's a lot to like on the album (released this week), with the New York City rapper's tightly wound narratives twined with Marley's thick Jama ... More >>
Vancouver can have the Winter Games. Here in sunny Southern California, land of the endless summer, our Olympic feats our perennial, and so much cooler than ice dancing. Take DJing for instance -- turntablism, or the art of scratch. Influential as New York was in getting the wheels (of steel) ... More >>
Cut Chemist leads labOn Saturday, historic L.A. hip-hop label Delicious Vinyl will host the second installment of its all-star DJ workshop series at its recently opened Hollywood retail/gallery space Freak City. January's inaugural session featured Fat Lip of The Pharcyde alongside a lesser-k ... More >>
File this under "Who knew?" Jurassic 5 alumnus Chali 2na has been plenty busy over the years (most recently dropping his solo debut, Fish Outta Water), and DJs Cut Chemist and Nu-Mark stay active, but we haven't heard peep from the group's three other ex-members (Jurassic 5 was actually a "6"). Unti ... More >>
File this under: news that we should have reported last month but were too swarmed with year-end stuff to get to promptly. However, Funky Sole, the Miles Tackett-promoted, Stones Throw-affiliated, pan-global funk party has officially moved to Saturday's at the Echo in Echo Park. While I haven't had ... More >>
Costume contest at the Key Club Monday Night
Havent been back to Metal Skool's Monday mash since I used to deejay the VIP room, and thankfully nothing's changed. KISS wanna-bes, half-naked nymphos, ironic 'staches, lil creepy guys trying to look up my dress... Okay it was their annual Halloween pa ... More >>