Broadly speaking, if you're an electronic music fan over 40, you probably dig Danny Tenaglia more than Skrillex. And chances are, if you're a Skrillex fan under the age of 30, you're like, "Who the hell is Danny Tenaglia?"
Coachella 2013 exemplified the generation gap in the world of dance music. ... More >>
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Beware any tutorial about the "right way" to do Coachella. Stay sentient, steer clear of phosphorescent forms in spirit hoodies, drink water, and never m ... More >>
The term "electronic dance music" means so many things to so many people, and this year things only got more complicated. Dubstep continued its dance floor takeover, mainstream pop-oriented EDM ruled the radio, and the beat scene pushed on. Although divergent in style and ethos, here are the ten dan ... More >>
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dublab has been an internet radio station for over ten years now, pioneering the format and introducing L.A.--and the world--to up-and-coming acts from all genres of music. Hip hop, psyche, jazz, funk, punk, beat--you name it, and it's streamed on dublab.com. Flying Lotus, the Gaslamp Kille ... More >>
JonsiFans who witnessed Jónsi in the 93-degree heat at the Outdoor Theatre at Coachella in April fairly swooned over the Sigur Rós frontman's gorgeously orchestrated pop-prog anthems. Those people ain't seen nothin' yet.
The falsetto-wielding singer-guitarist is touring behind his solo alb ... More >>
Sumsun's Judson Rogers channels Four Tet and Neon Indian on the exclusive track, "Call it Home"Who: Judson Rogers, a.k.a. Sumsun, a Florida (and occasionally North Carolina) based electronic musician who has been releasing music through L.A.'s own Low End Theory affiliated label, Leaving Reco ... More >>
Dntel remixes Baths' "Rain Smell"When the stars align, great things happen.
L.A. beat-maker/songwriter Baths, a.k.a. Will Wiesenfeld is a young man whose star is most definitely on the rise.
And Dntel, a.k.a. Jimmy Tamborello, is already a burning sun as far as electronic music heads, Dubl ... More >>
In the strange wake of music's digital rebirth, vinyl has experienced a modest boom in popularity, seen by many as a replacement for the awkward middleman that is the compact disc. INCHES reviews the output of L.A.'s healthy vinyl community, believing that good music deserves much more than a handfu ... More >>
But which one? Which album, that is, and which special guest?
Based on this excellent interview that No Age did with Bob Mould, and vice versa, for the LA Record, we've got a pretty good idea. The entire conversation feels like a Mutual Admiration Society meeting, and as a result the talk is ope ... More >>