In Print This Week: Old-School K-Pop, Datsik, Feeding People, Ask Exene

[Editor's Note: Every Thursday, in addition to bombarding you with
blog posts, this newspaper does something really crazy…we write a
print version! Here's a taste of our top stories this week]

1) Our lead feature this week might look familiar. It's the return of some of our ever-popular K-Pop coverage that attempts to school you young'ins about the 10 K-Pop pioneers of old. Yeah, their clothes were goofy, a bit crude maybe, but without bands like Fin K.L., Shinhwa and g.o.d. (yes, all lowercase–cuz they're humble like that), bands like 2NE1 and Big Bang wouldn't even exist. So, if you would, please take a few minutes to tip your hat to the old-school.

2) Our second feature stars one of the most appealing practitioners of TrapStyle, Troy Beetles (aka Datsik). Not only do we get a glimpse at life on tour for the well-known Canadian dupstep producer, we also find out how his previous hip-hop fandom helped him hone his own style of the re-invented TrapStyle sound. You also get to envy the fact that he gets up to start his day at like, 5 p.m. He plays at the Yost Theater on Monday.

See Also:
*The Five Best Shows in OC This Week:Big Business, Major Lazer
*Five Mash-Up Ideas Girl Talk Should Never Attempt (And Hear What They Sound Like!)
*Top Five Worst Places to Get Your EDM News

3) Our Locals Only feature this week is all about the '60s-inspired sounds of Feeding People. In addition to this introduction to magnetic frontwoman Jessie Jones and her band, we also hear an unlikely tale about how the band formed a sonic partnership with one of our local giants of the SoCal beat scene who ended up doing a dope remix of some of their music. It reminds us that OC really is a crazy-ass melting pot sometimes. And if you're Feeding People, you eat from that pot regularly and enjoy its goodness. They play at the Observatory with the Growlers and a ton of other bands on Saturday.

4) Finally, this week's Ask Exene column tackles the concerns of a lady who says her neighbors might be dope dealers. Exene comes up with a slightly more frightening scenario…maybe they're POD PEOPLE!!!

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