Since unleashing his metal-themed 666 mix and DJ set on June 6, 2006, Stones Throw chief Peanut Butter Wolf has spent the last half-dozen years watching the signs of the beat.
July 7, 2007 brought forth his 777 spiritual podcast mix, following by performances on seven consecutive nights in seven c ... More >>
In maybe one or maybe eight or maybe two or maybe six days, my third son will be pulled from my wife's womb. (C-section life, bitches.) He has a name, but I'm not going to tell you what it is. If you want to refer to him as Boy C, that's cool. That'll do just fine, I imagine.
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"I don't like New York," Lil Wayne said earlier this month, following a show he did in the city. His comments came out of his frustration for being arrested and jailed there, he explained. Still, New York State Senator Malcolm Smith promptly h ... More >>
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Rap-rock remains the coolest idea ever. You've just been scared off of it by the mountain of terrible rap-rock in existence. Here are ten songs that prove the Woodstock '99-tainted genre could ... More >>
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Our cover story this week "Bud Bundy, Original Gangsta" focuses on David Faustino and his Balistyx party, which ran for two years in the early '90s and helped bring hip-hop to the west coast mainstream. Faustino's me ... More >>
Scarface plays the Key Club tomorrow night. This is big news, considering most folks didn't even know that the greatest of all southern rappers was out of the pen. In October 2010 he began a term at Montgomery County Jail in Alabama over numerous unresolved child support cases. (There is also ... More >>
Afrika BambaataaAlong with Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa is a card-carrying member of hip-hop's holy trinity. Back in the genre's baby years, Bam helped bring competing Bronx streets gangs together in the name of musical unity, and cut the seminal electro track, 1982's "Pl ... More >>
Timothy NorrisThe dance floor at the Palladium for Girl Talk.Read more in Ali Trachta's story "Mash-Up Party in the USA: The LA Weekly Interview with Girl Talk."
Over the course of the past week, both Deadmau5 and Girl Talk, two of the biggest names in dance-oriented music, have played Los A ... More >>
Daisy O'DellThe Divine Miss O: Daisy O'Dell being awesome
One of the amazing things about the aughts (aka, the '00s) is that there are too many female DJs for me to fit on yesterday's Top Five Hottest L.A. Lady DJs in 2010 list. Yes. This was not the case ten years ago, and I am happy to rep ... More >>
Richard "Scar" Lopez, founding member of pioneering East LA Chicano rock group Cannibal and the Headhunters died last July 30 of lung cancer, the LA Times reports.
Most obituaries about Lopez's life and career (and the band's monster hit "Land of 1,000 Dances") are drawing from a great 2005 artic ... More >>
Duran Duran recently landed at Amoeba Records in SF to go record shopping, and it's a pretty informative little tidbit. Why are we posting this in LA? Dunno. Maybe because John Taylor lives in LA? He gives a shout-out to the LA Amoeba store? Because we can?
Simon LeBon buys Neu and Patti Smith, ... More >>