The Secret Service was busy digging through the background of Adam Bravin, aka DJ Adam 12, when the two of us spoke yesterday. The reason? The spinner behind popular old school hip-hop party AFEX -- which debuts at Los Globos on Thursday night -- will perform at an Obama fundraiser at House o ... More >>
Star ForemanFor this week's L.A. Weekly cover story, writer Jeff Weiss pens an intimate piece on L.A.'s own oft-elusive living legend, Madlib.
We visit the producer in his hallowed studio, "surrounded by samplers, CDs, cassette decks, 4- and 8-track recorders, keyboards and drum kits -- no c ... More >>
This just in: The Huffington Post has announced to LAWeekly.com that the influential Internet newspaper and media Web site is currently looking to hire an editor to lead its new local Los Angeles branch. HuffPost Local: Los Angeles has yet to set a launch date but is actively looking for the right c ... More >>
The highly anticipated performance by legendary proto-beatman David Axelrod -- no relation to President Obama's advisor -- who was scheduled to gig as part of the Timeless Music Series, has been canceled. Axelrod, who seldom performs live, was to have presented some of his classic instrumental tra ... More >>
David Axelrod, the legendary LA-based jazz/funk/breakbeat king whose work has been heavily sampled by hip hop producers, will perform some of his classic tracks live for the first time ever (though he did do something similar in London in 2004) this spring as part of the Timeless Concert Series, a ... More >>
Obama campaign top strategist David Axelrod said, "He can't help but be optimistic about tonight's results."
He described the energy bubbling at the Iowa headquarters as "incredible," but refused to predict exactly where his candidate will finish tonight.
"We're in uncharted waters," he said. "We' ... More >>