Our review of HARD Summer, Day 1
Claude Vonstroke Got in the EDM Game Late and Now He's Taking It Over
Los Angeles State Historic Park
Better than... A night without dance jams.
Earlier this week, Forbes Magazine published a list of top 10 highest paid DJ/producers on the ... More >>
Friday, August 3
Quite possibly the most honest man in dubstep, Leeds-born, L.A.-dwelling producer Rusko has taken responsibility for the existence of the much-maligned "brostep" trend -- which is to say, injecting the dark atmospherics and effects of the original genre with a distinct ... More >>
Hard Summer fest is back, this time as a two-day event, August 3-4, at Los Angeles State Historic Park.
The organizers were kind enough to share the line-up with West Coast Sound before anyone else. The EDM-focused party is headlined by this dude with a weird haircut you may have heard of named Skr ... More >>
Nero's eclectic, electronic sound has always been a bit obsessed with sci-fi and spaceships. So it seems fitting that their profile has blasted off in the last year following the release of their 2011 debut, Welcome Reality. Their ability to build on the ferocity of dubstep for the last several year ... 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 >>
Taka, a.k.a. Sweatson KlankWe like Take. A lot. And though we've been harsh, we don't totally hate Glitch Mob.
The former released his excellent new album, Only Mountain, on Alpha Pup this week. The record hearkens back to a time when Boards of Canada and Squarepusher were buzzing up-and-com ... More >>
Take cover: 'Only Mountain'On Friday, Downtown's Alpha Pup Records announced the pending release of Only Mountain, a new full-length by L.A. beat scene affiliate Take.
We know what you're thinking: With so much new music coming out of the Low End Theory crew (Flying Lotus, Gonjasufi, Free Th ... More >>