By Ren MacDonald
Ten years ago, Inland Empire native Ian Campbell founded Cat Cult, an artist collective whose members paste pictures of screen-printed cat heads on sidewalks, traffic signal boxes and buildings throughout L.A. County. As a teen in his Pomona garage Campbell, now 33, started making ... More >>
Between all the madcap happenings surrounding the Odd Future crew -- Tyler's maniacal musings, Frank Ocean's R&B ruminations, the occasion palm tree burned down by one of their fans -- sometimes folks forget about MellowHype, the two-man outfit comprised of caustic spitter Hodgy Beats and producer e ... More >>
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Better than: The scene at the Sahara Tent.
Flying Lotus' appearance at Coachella felt like an occasion; it ... More >>
Courtsey of The Bowery PresentsOdd Future at CMJ By Chaz Kangas
Last week buzzworthy bands saturated New York City, across all boroughs and genres. The College Music Journalism festival featured some of the best breaking music in the world, including many great new bands from Los Angeles. Th ... More >>
Brick Stowell[Editor's note: Odd Future member Lionel Boyce writes a weekly column for West Coast Sound. His archives are available here.]
For those of you who don't know, which would be everybody, seeing that I never mentioned it to anyone, I have been on the national U.S. tour with OF.
W ... More >>
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Better than... L.A.'s other live acts (still).
Strobe lights, blood and bubble guns: Ladies n' gents, Odd Future is back in town. Last night's set at the Palladium was the kind of raucous horrorshow audience ... More >>
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Guys in rice picker hats and Jabbawockeez masks, and girls in booty shorts, sports bras and furry boots filtered into sunlit, grassy Los Angeles State Historic Park Saturday for HARD Summer Music Festival.
30,000 people were in attendance, so perhaps one should ... More >>
Brick Stowell MellowHypeIf Tyler, the Creator is the Father of decidedly unholy L.A. rap collective Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, then consider Hodgy Beats the Son and Left Brain the Holy Ghost. With the former on the mic and the latter on the beats, they preach the sinister gospel of M ... More >>
Uh-huh, uh-huh, yeah you tooWe wanted to write about MellowHype, part of L.A.'s world famously infamous Odd Future collective. The subgroup, made up of Hodgy Beats and Left Brain, is re-releasing its album BLACKENEDWHITE on Oxford, Mississippi's Fat Possum record label July 12.
But when we ... More >>
If Wu Tang, Iggy Pop and the Flaming Lips threw a birthday party, it might approximate Odd Future's swag-as-hell show Saturday night at House of Blues Sunset.
Swinging stateside amidst their first European tour, the horrorcore collective took the stage in full force ... More >>