On October 12 a Twitter feed called I Hate Indie Rock launched itself, immediately generating conversation among music critics, who variously found it inflammatory, silly, or quite accurate.
Written anonymously, the author criticizes the independent music world and the way fans consume it. With so ... More >>
Five months ago, Brendan Angelides spent ten days in silence. There was no talking, no Internet and no music, which was a decided change of pace for the DJ-producer, who records under the name Eskmo.
"It's all about equilibrium," Angelides says of this Vipassana meditation retreat in Joshua Tree. ... 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 >>
Colin Young-WolffYasmine Kittles of Tearist performing with PictureplaneWho: Pictureplane, oOoOO, Javelin, Babe Rainbow, Hollagramz
Where: Check Yo' Ponytail 2 @ The Echoplex
When: August 16, 2011
Better than... Tumbling psychedelic druid gifs all night.
With the increasing amount of refe ... More >>
Brian Eno's Drums Between the Bells
Are people who need people really the luckiest people in the world? Brian Eno's latest winning lottery ticket, "Drums Between the Bells," out July 4 on Warp, continues his lifelong theme of communion on fifteen tracks with Rick Holland, an artist Eno met a ... More >>
brian-eno.netDrums Between the Bells cover art by Brian EnoBrian Eno has just announced the release of a new album through Warp records:
Brian Eno first came across the work of Rick Holland in the late 90's during the Map-Making project; a series of collaborative works between students of th ... More >>
Trish Keenan, singer for Broadcast, R.I.P.
Several news organizations are reporting that electronic UK label Warp Records has announced the death of Trish Keenan, lead singer of Broadcast.
According to Warp's announcement:
It is with great sadness we announce that Trish Keenan from Broadcas ... More >>
Hannibal Moncrief saw the future last night. No, he didn't brew mushroom tea and watch Doc Brown tinker with the fabric of the space-time continuum. And no, he didn't spend three hours inside the glowing pink origami bird mumbling the phrase, "cool colors, man." The double-stacks of white ... More >>
UPDATE! The helpful folks at Dublab will be streaming tonight's hot ticket show, Gonjasufi Gaslamp Killer @ The Echoplex, live on their website.
Click here tonight between 9pm and 1am for the Warp Records-sponsored event.
We really can't recommend A Sufi and a Killer enough--it's blissful ... More >>
Ten years and counting...Low End Theory limelighter Flying Lotus sure knows how to celebrate a special occasion. In October, he wrangled an all-star L.A. underground troupe for the ultimate epic hip-hop/Latin jazz/ambient electronica freewheeling jam session in order to help ring in his birth ... 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 (artists and ... More >>