The nature of the beat scene in Orange County doesn't lend itself to being seen in public very often. For prolific local producers such as Kalva Won, the art of flipping open a laptop in his bedroom and composing kaleidoscopic soundscapes injected with hip-hop DNA doesn't require a ton of live perfo ... More >>
By: Moses SumneyWith Facebook's stock and growth rates skydiving, it's time to say something
that should have been said a long time ago: Myspace was better. Maybe not when it came to its coding or those garish "personalized"
pages, but definitely when it came to music.
Back in the day -- say, about ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music e ... More >>
Mi TranJames BlakeJames Blake May 24, 2011Masonic Lodge, Hollywood Forever CemeteryEven before the release of his self-titled album, U.K. electronic artist James Blake had already captured the eyes and ears of every single music website and blog on the internet. The much deserved hype came from h ... More >>
Lainna FaderDaedelus backed by Archimedes
Shlohmo, Tokimonsta, and Daedelus
April 23, 2011
Glass House, Pomona
The Glass House was already filled with red smoke when the doors opened for the closing night of Daedelus' Magical Properties 3 tour. The last tour featured Low End Theory mainstays ... More >>