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The unsung influence of LA's noisy electronic underground is Venetian Snares. The one-man project of Winnipeg native Aaron Funk, Venetian Snares has been experimenting both with ambience and with aggressive beats since the late-'90s. For local artists like Baseck, Kawaiietly Please and Eustachian, h ... More >>
A local scene bends circuits into fresh beats and sounds
At approximately 5:32 p.m. on Sunday, stuck in traffic on the 101 South, the exhaustion hit me. You've been there -- the weekend comes to a close and you realize you're more wiped out than you were on Friday going into it. Plans to "do laundry," "call the fam" or "go to bed early" get to ... More >>
Liz OhanesianVenetian Snares at Darkmatter Soundsystem, 2/28/09 Since 2001, Darkmatter Soundsystem has been at the forefront of the L.A. underground, when they helped to popularize breakcore, drum 'n' bass' noisy cousin, and dubstep, locally. Over the years, they have released their own harsh-soundi ... More >>
Can a happy hardcore revival be close behind?