Frosty's pineapple shake.Seems it was only a week ago that we were lamenting the end of the Friday-night Calling All Kids weekly at Silver Lake's Hyperion Tavern.
The free event was run by Anticon Records label manager Shaun Koplow and Dublab/Alpha Pup dude Matthewdavid.
It also featured so ... More >>
Too much of a good thing?West Coast Sound has been a vocal supporter and loyal patron of Calling All Kids nearly since its inception in January of 2009.
Which is why it saddens us to learn that the free, weekly Friday-night club at Silver Lake's Hyperion Tavern is coming to an end.
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Sole, ready for life as an independentTwo weeks ago, West Coast Sound brought you the inside scoop on a major development in the world of indie rap. Only days after El-P announced that he is stepping down from his label duties at Def Jux, his onetime contra costa rival Sole announced that he ... More >>
Sole goes it alone.Indie hip-hop has been taking a beating of late. Last Tuesday, Brooklyn-based rapper, producer and label head El-P announced that he'd be stepping down from the small empire he'd built at Def Jux, and that the label itself was on hiatus (read Erin Broadley's report here). W ... More >>
Over the past year, West Coast Sound has hipped you to a number of free nights thrown by Calling All Kids. The weekly event -- Friday nights at Silver Lake's Hyperion Tavern -- has featured DJ sets from Flying Lotus and Lucky Dragons, plus live performances by Nite Jewel and Serengeti, among others, ... More >>
Didn't manage to make wrangle tickets for either the Dâm-Funk extravaganza at The Echo or Sarah Silverman's big night at Largo? Fear not. You can head-nod to thick grooves and laugh your ass off at the same time tonight at Crane's Hollywood Tavern, and it'll cost you all of zip. This is actu ... More >>
The "In the Loop 5" EP, a co-release between Dublab and Anticon
As the Dublab radio collective approaches ten years of exceptional service to this city's music-loving denizens, things only seem to be heating up. First the announcement that '70s folkie Linda Perhacs will be performing at Redc ... More >>