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Friday, May 3
The Rolling Stones
It's easy to make fun of The Rolling Stones -- a karaoke-addled Mick Jagger even got in on the act last season on Saturday Night Live -- but the not-always-convenient truth is that Jagg ... More >>
You may not always like what House Shoes has to say, but he certainly commands your respect. The sharp-tongued DJ and producer is known for calling out lame trends and fake rappers; for starters, he put rapper Charles Hamilton's career on life support in 2009 after the latter lied about his album be ... More >>
Jovan "J-1" Coleman, producer and drummer in Dam-Funk's band Master Blazter, passed away Sunday. He was 32 years old. The cause of death is unknown.
Late yesterday afternoon Dam-Funk tweeted, "At this time we send our most deep condolences 2 family & friends of @THEDEER (aka J-1/Jovan Coleman) who ... More >>
Eric ColemanGrammy-nominated crooner Bilal will drop his third album in September, but the esteemed indie label Plug Research has delivered a hot, fresh taste of what's to come.
On "Free," Bilal borrows a record from the roller rink jukebox and delves into that classic sound and swagger of ' ... More >>
Local party-thrower and events curator ArtDontSleep recently organized an impromptu jam session between several beat music masters and acoustic instrumentalists at Echo Park's Knobworld recording studio.
Grace OhThe guest of honor was Flying Lotus, a.k.a. Steven Ellison, on the occasion of ... More >>
The festival formerly known as the F Yeah Fest is now called the FYF Fest, and announced its line up this week. Read about it here.
Chris Martins debuted a new vinyl column, called 'Inches', and offered a boatload of MP3s.
The Deadfly Ensemble gigs in Chinatown, does theater and music s ... More >>
In the unpredictable wake of music's digital rebirth, vinyl has experienced a modest boom in popularity, seen by many (with delicious irony) as a replacement for the awkward middleman that is the compact disc. INCHES seeks not only to review the output of L.A.'s healthy vinyl community (one populate ... More >>
The prognosticators have been speculating for weeks on who LA-based producer Daedalus was going to endorse for president. We had our money on Ron Paul, but in fact he's going with Barack. This track is from Daedelus' newest side project, FMB (Fire Magic Blood), featuring Shafiq Husayn (Sa-Ra) and Ta ... More >>