Dan Deacon interviewed for his album, Mystic Familiar, for DJ Mag March 2020 Issue Magical Thinking While Working On His Latest Album, Mystic Familiar, Dan Deacon Also Worked On Himself. Watch the official video for … Continue reading
Grouplove‘s Hannah Hooper and Christian Zucconi interviewed for their album, Healer, for Flood Magazine: Grouplove Find Catharsis On Healer A decade Into Their Career Together, Christian Zucconi and Hannah Hooper discuss family, origins, and recovery. … Continue reading
Hawke aka Gavin Hardkiss interviewed for his book and album, The Dark Art of Light Work, for The Bay Bridged: Hawke Makes Dark Art, Light Work, and Books More information at Hawke’s Bandcamp’s page.
Miami Music Week/Winter Music Conference Party Guide for DJ Mag March 2020 Issue Six Degrees of Preparation Most, if not all of these parties have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Check … Continue reading
Strictly Rhythm‘s Gladys Pizarro, Bari Gossman, Ultra Naté and Barbara Tucker for Strictly Rhythm: The Definitive 30 Compilation for Billboard Dance: Meet the “Strictly Women” Who Guided the Rise of the Iconic Dance Label Strictly Rhythm Listen … Continue reading
Kristian Nairn aka “Hodor” of Game of Thrones tour announcement for Variety: Hodor Hits the Road: Game of Thrones Grad and DJ Kristian Nairn Reveals Tour Dates Watch Kristian’s “Rave of … Continue reading
Feature in the Los Angeles Times Calendar Section March 8, 2020 Edition: Tech Is Music To Their Ears: Smuggled tapes in the ’80s, VPNs today, Iran youth rely on bootleg Western … Continue reading
Stacey Lee interviewed about her documentary feature film, Underplayed, for Variety: Tribeca-Bound ‘Underplayed’ Puts Spotlight on Gender Inequality in Electronic Music Watch Lee’s 2015 documentary short, Live Fast, Draw Yung.
Underworld‘s Karl Hyde and Rick Smith interviewed ahead of their upcoming North America tour for Billboard Dance: 20 Questions with Underworld: The Dance Icons on ’90s Raves, EDM & Their Upcoming Tour The … Continue reading
Nicolas Godin interviewed for his third album, Concrete and Glass, for Flood Magazine: Air’s Nicolas Godin Doesn’t Feel the Music Industry Pressure At 50, the French musician’s made his third solo album and … Continue reading
Producer and songwriter, DJ and entrepreneur Fernando Garibay interviewed for his work with The Garibay Center, focused on the emotional and physical wellbeing of artists, for DJ Mag North America January 2020 … Continue reading
Composer Hildur Guònadottir interviewed for her work on the soundtrack for Joker for Mix Magazine January 2020 Issue Making Music A Character: Icelandic Cellist/Composer Hildur Guònadóttir Finds Voice of Joker Listen to not … Continue reading
Finneas O’Connell interviewed for his work as a producer and a songwriter, most notably for his sister, Billie Eilish, for the cover of Mix Magazine January 2020 Issue Finneas O’Connell: On Fire Self-Styled … Continue reading
A Club Called Rhonda‘s Gregory Alexander and Loren Granic interviewed for DJ Mag North America December 2019 Issue Join Our Club Follow all the Rhonda International action via her Instagram.
Artist Publishing Group‘s Angie Pagano interviewed for the recognition for her GM duties for Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Artist Publishing Group and Atlantic Records‘ Edgar “Edd Grand” Muchaca interviewed for the recognition for his A&R work on Halsey’s “Without Me” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Ali Tamposi interviewed for her recognition as songwriter of Shawn Mendes’ and Camila Cabello’s “Señorita” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Madison Love interviewed for her recognition as songwriter of Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Cook Classics interviewed for his recognition as songwriter and producer of Panic! at the Disco‘s “High Hopes” and Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Cirkut interviewed for his recognition as songwriter and producer of Ava Max’s “Sweet but Psycho” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019:
Universal Music Publishing Group‘s global chairman and CEO, Jody Gerson, interviewed for her recognition as “Executive of the Year” for Variety Hitmakers Issue 2019: Five Years In, How Hitmakers’ Top Executive Jody … Continue reading
Write-up on the Recording Academy‘s Deborah Dugan for Variety‘s 10 Hollywood Women of the Moment
Toolroom Titan Mark Knight interviewed for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Winter 2019 Issue Listen to episodes of Toolroom Radio.
Jacques Greene interviewed for his album, Dawn Chorus, for DJ Mag North America October 2019 Issue Jacques’ Back
Illenium aka Nick Miller interviewed for his Ascend album and tour for DJ Mag North America October 2019 Issue Very edited online version here: Moving On Up Full unedited version below Get a … Continue reading
Write-ups on Skrillex, Zedd and Illenium for DJ Mag Top 100 DJs 2019:
Liam Gallagher interviewed for his album, Why Me? Why Not., for Flood Magazine: Liam Gallagher Refuses to Change Watch the official video for my favorite song from the album, “One Of Us.”
Raphael Saadiq interviewed for his album, Jimmy Lee, for Mix Magazine October 2019 Issue: Raphael Saadiq Opens Up On Jimmy LeeIntensely Personal, Bass-Driven Storytelling – In Album Form Watch the … Continue reading
Jennifer Lee aka TOKIMONSTA interviewed for the cover of DJ Mag North America September 2019 Issue: How TOKIMONSTA Reclaimed Her Art Take a look at images from the cover shoot via TOKIMONSTA’s … Continue reading
shesaid.so founder, Andreea Magdalina interviewed about the organization’s inaugural MEETSSS conference for Billboard: MEETSSS is the Dance-Centric Music Industry Conference For and By Women–And Everyone’s Invited Find out more information about MEETSSS here.
Bat for Lashes‘ Nastasha Khan interviewed for her album, Lost Girls, for Flood Magazine: Natasha Khan Finds Herself on Bat for Lashes’ “Lost Girls” The English expat talks her new album, alter egos, … Continue reading
Producer Joachim Garraud interviewed about his mobile studio, LAGOODVIBE, for Mix Magazine September 2019 Issue: The Eco-Friendly LAGOODVIBE: Producer Joachim Garraud Builds Solar-Powered Studio in an RV Watch LAGOODVIBE in action with … Continue reading
Jason Bentley interviewed about his next move upon departing KCRW for Variety: Jason Bentley on His Past at KCRW and Future With Top Gun: Maverick Listen to Jason’s final “Morning Becomes Eclectic” … Continue reading
Producer of Ride‘s last two albums, Erol Alkan interviewed for his work on Weather Diaries and This Is Not A Safe Place for Mix Magazine September 2019 Issue: Continuing the Ride: Nineties Hitmakers Ride Re-form to Appease … Continue reading
Redd Kross‘ McDonald brothers, Jeff and Steven interviewed for their album, Beyond the Door, for Flood Magazine: Redd Kross Aren’t Resting on Their Laurels Brothers Jeff and Steve McDonald talk Beyond the Door and keeping the … Continue reading
Jamila Woods interviewed for her passion for poetry and her album, Legacy! Legacy! for Flood Magazine‘s Passion Issue #3 Jamila Woods Makes Poetry A Priority Watch Jamila Woods performances and official videos via her … Continue reading
Madeon interviewed for his second album, Good Faith, for the cover of DJ Mag North America August 2019 Issue Madeon: Splendid Isolation Watch the official video for “All My Friends.”
NEEDTOBREATHE frontman, Bear Rinehart, interviewed for his self-titled debut solo album as Wilder Woods for Mix Magazine August 2019 Issue Bear Rinehart Steps Solo Into Wilder Woods: Frontman of NEEDTOBREATHE Tries New Studio, First-Time Producer Watch … Continue reading
Chris Carter, host of Breakfast with the Beatles and British Invasion radio shows interviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Chris Carter: A 5th Beatle for the 21st Century: An Exclusive Chat With the Esteemed Host of … Continue reading
Write-up on DJs whose children have followed in their footsteps for Billboard: Family Business: Five Famous DJs Whose Children Followed In Their Footsteps Listen to Bushwacka!’s son Oliver Moon’s mix via … Continue reading
A-Trak interviewed for his Goldie Awards and his history with turntables for Mixmag: An Oral History: A-Trak’s Journey With Turntables Watch Red Bull’s documentary Playing It Old School: How the Birth of Japanese … Continue reading
Preview feature on Bonobo‘s Outlier event in San Francisco for The Bay Bridged: Outlier SF Brings Quality Not Quantity To San Francisco This Weekend Listen to Bonobo’s Outlier playlist on Spotify.
Of Monster and Men‘s Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir interviewed for their new album, Fever Dream, for Flood Magazine: Of Monsters and Men Are Changing Up Their Writing Style: The Icelandic indie folk band’s frontwoman … Continue reading
Listicle on Showtime‘s docu-series, Shangri-La, for Variety: Seven Things We Learned About “Shangri-La” and Rick Rubin from Showtime’s Series Watch sneak peaks and snippets of the docu-series via Showtimes’s YouTube channel.
ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO at Loews Hollywood Hotel on May 2-4, 2019 covered for Mix Magazine July 2019 Issue: ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO Watch some videos from the EXPO via ASCAP’s … Continue reading
Lido interviewed for his production work for Mix Magazine July 2019 Issue: Lido in Producer’s Paradise Listen to some of Lido’s work via Spotify.
Peggy Gou interviewed for her DJ Kicks compilation for the cover of DJ Times Magazine Summer 2019 Issue Listen to the entire compilation on Spotify.
Composer Justin Melland interviewed for his scoring work on Netflix‘s Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes for Mix Magazine‘s June 2019 Issue: Listen to the entire score via Justin’s SoundCloud, it’s … Continue reading
Sasami interviewed about her passion for teaching and her debut self-titled solo album for Flood Magazine‘s Passion Issue $2: In the Classroom with Sasami Watch the official video for “Morning Comes.”
Stewart Copeland interviewed for the rerelease of his documentary on The Police, Everyone Stares, for Drum! Magazine: Stewart Copeland Reflects on His 1978 Documentary About The Police, Everyone Stares Watch the trailer for … Continue reading
Write-ups on Best New Anti-Superclub: Raspoutine, Most Promising New Boutique Festival: Dusk Camp and Electronic Duo with the Most Rock & Roll Approach: Forward for LA Weekly Best of LA Music Issue 2019 Best of LA: … Continue reading
Shepard Fairey, Rob Hill, Ni Santas and Warren Brand of Branded Arts interviewed for their work on The Maya Angelou Mural Festival for Los Angeles Magazine: With Help From Students, Big-Name Muralists … Continue reading
Lupe Fuentes interviewed for the cover of LA Weekly Best of LA Music Issue May 16, 2019: Best Breakthrough DJ: Lupe Fuentes Listen to Lupe’s wealth of music via Spotify.
Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall interviewed on their 25 years of working with the Chemical Brothers on their live show for LA Weekly: Best of LA Music Issue 2019: Adam Smith and … Continue reading
Matrix and Futurebound interviewed for their album, Mystery Machine, for DJ Times Magazine Spring 2019 Issue Matrix & Futurebound: Mystery Machine Listen to the album in full on Spotify.
Nick Murphy formerly known as Chet Faker interviewed for his album, Run Fast Sleep Naked for Flood Magazine: Nick Murphy Is Coming Out Of His Shell Watch the official video for “Sanity.”
The managers and executive producers of Margarita Mix Santa Monica, Margarita Mix Hollywood and LA Studios interviewed for the cover of Mix Magazine April 2019 Issue: The Enduring Style and Talent of Margarita … Continue reading
Heidi Lawden interviewed for Dusk Camp, her festival with Jeniluv and Masha for Mixmag: Dusk Camp Rises Out Of The Dust As California’s Intimate New Festival Find out more about Dusk Camp.
Round-up of 10 of the Most Exciting New Names in Bass Music for Mixmag: From Australia to Canada, We’re Got You Covered on the New Name to Know
Write up on Avalon (#30), Academy (#52), Halcyon (#76) and Stereo (#92) for DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2019
Mix engineer Richard Furch interviewed for his award-winning work for Mix Magazine March 2019 Issue: Richard Furch: Award-Winning Engineer With A Gift For Vocals Watch some studio interviews with Richard (and Tyrese) on … Continue reading
Interviewed Machete, Optical, and R.A.W. for the 20th Anniversary of Respect for LA Weekly March 1-7, 2019 Issue: Respect Is The Most Committed Drum & Bass Party In North America Listen to Respect DnB Radio via Mixcloud.
Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld for Mixmag Listen to Chanel Show Soundtracks exclusively on Apple Music.
JSTJR interviewed for his El Culo EP for DJ Mag North America February 2019 Issue Listen to the El Culo EP via Spotify.
Red Bull‘s creative director Kristen McElwain, Illegal Civilization‘s Mikey Alfred, and Vox Recordings Studios‘ Woody Jackson interviewed for the 2019 Red Bull Music Festival Los Angeles for LA Weekly February 8, 2019 Issue Red … Continue reading
René LaVice interviewed for his album, Far From Perfect, for DJ Times Magazine NAMM Issue 2019 Have a listen to René’s Drum & Bass show on BBC Radio 1.
Woody Jackson interviewed at Vox Recording Studios for his music on Red Dead Redemption 2 for Mix Magazine January 2019 Issue Find out more about RDR2 here.
The Crystal Method‘s Scott Kirkland interviewed for the album, The Trip Home, plus secondary interviews with former member, Ken Jordan, and manager Richard Bishop, for DJ Mag North America December 2018 Issue Method In The Madness Watch the … Continue reading
Marlon Young, Al Sutton and Herschel Boone aka The Rust Brothers interviewed for their production, engineering and mixing work for Greta Van Fleet for Mix Magazine November 2018 Issue: Greta Van Fleet Just Love To … Continue reading
Hunger Relief International‘s Rachel Zelon, Addition Media‘s Matt Williams, audio engineer Gerhard Joost, and Kenny Aronoff interviewed, plus quotes from Stephen Perkins and Kristen Gleeson-Prata for the Beat Hunger campaign for Drum! Magazine: ‘Beat Hunger’ Campaign Enlists Top Drummers for Haitian Poverty … Continue reading
Suede‘s Brett Anderson interviewed for their album, The Blue Hour, for Under The Radar Magazine August/September/October 2018 Issue Suede: First, Second, and Third Time’s A Charm Watch the official video for “Life is Golden.”
Gorgon City‘s Matt Robson-Scott and Kye Gibbon interviewed for their album, Escape, for DJ Mag North America September 2018 Issue: Growing Up Gorgon Listen to Escape on Spotify.
Rüfüs du Sol interviewed for their album, Solace, for DJ Mag North America September 2018 Issue: Rüfüs Has Soul Watch a live performance of “Underwater” at Electric Forest via Rufus’ YouTube channel.
Florian Harres aka Phace interviewed for his album, Between, for DJ Mag North America September 2018 Issue: In The Phace Of Bass Listen to the entire album on Phace’s SoundCloud.
Wicked Paradise‘s Matt Orlove and Tom Astley Williams interviewed ahead of their Labor Day festivities for LA Weekly: Labor Day Weekend Gets Wicked In Paradise Keep up with Wicked Paradise via its Instagram.
Gary Richards aka Destructo interviewed for his new festival, All My Friends, forLA Weekly: Gary Richards Strikes Gold Again With All My Friends Get a taste of All My Friends’ sounds via the … Continue reading
Jazzanova‘s Alexander Barck and Stefan Leisering interviewed for their album, The Pool, for DJ Times Magazine August 2018 Issue: Jazzanova: The Pool Watch Jazzanova’s “The Producers,” “The DJs” and “The Pool” videos on their YouTube Channel.
Producer Howard Benson interviewed at his West Valley Recording Studios about his 30+ years in the music industry for Mix Magazine August 2018 Issue Hitmaker Howard Benson: What It Really Means To Be A Producer … Continue reading
“Little” Louie Vega interviewed for his album NYC Disco for DJ Mag North America July 2018 Issue: The Little Louie That Could Listen to the entire double album via Nervous Records’ SoundCloud.
Kerri Chandler interviewed for his Best of North America Award for Outstanding Contribution for the cover of DJ Mag North America July Issue: Organized Kaoz Watch a short video made exclusively for this … Continue reading
Jeremy Fitzgerald aka DJ Construct interviewed for the five-year anniversary of his drum ‘n’ bass party, Xcellerated, for LA Weekly: Xcellerated Celebrates Five Year Anniversary Check out the Spotify playlist featuring all five of … Continue reading
Johnny Marr and James Doviak interviewed for the album Call The Comet for Mix Magazine July 2018 Issue Watch the official video for “Hi Hello.”
Write-ups on Most Adaptable DJ: Heidi Lawden, Most Zen DJ and Promoter: Marques Wyatt, Most Involved Camp Counselor: Claude VonStroke, Most Gastronomic Gigs: Mick Cole and Most Resilient Club Night: … Continue reading
Soothslayer aka Caroline Miller interviewed for the cover of LA Weekly Best of LA Music Issue June 14, 2018 Most Promising Fresh Festival Face Soothslayer Is All About The Interaction Listen to Soothslayer via … Continue reading
Mefjus interviewed for his album, Manifest, for DJ Mag USA June 2018 Issue: Bar-Faced Bass Listen to Mefjus’ Manifest promo mix for YourEDM via his SoundCloud.
Skateboarder Blake Johnson interviewed for the LA Weekly People 2018 Issue: Pro All-Terrain Skater Blake Johnson Keeps Chasing His Goals Watch the Santa Cruz Skateboards introduction to Blake.
Write-up on Gwen Stefani‘s Las Vegas residency, Just a Girl, at Zappos Theater for Vegas Magazine June 2018 Issue: Just Say Gwen! Watch Gwen talk about the residency on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Thievery Corporation‘s Rob Garza interviewed for their album, Treasures from the Temple ahead of their BottleRock performance for The Bay Bridged: Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza Pumps the Brakes Watch the official video for “Voyage Libre.”
Write-up on DJ Harvey at FYF Fest 2017 for LA Weekly: Eight Memorable FYF Fest Sets Read our post on every artist at 2017’s FYF Fest ranked.
Insomniac Events‘ Pasquale Rotella interviewed for Electric Daisy Carnival 2018 for the cover of LA Weekly May 10, 2018: Pasquale Rotella: Peace, Love and Good Vibes Keep up weekly Pasquale’s radio show Night … Continue reading
Gaz Coombes interviewed for his album, World’s Strongest Man, for Under the Radar Magazine Spring 2018 Issue: Gaz Coombes: Weight of the World Watch the official video for “Walk the Walk.”
Arctic Monkeys‘ Alex Turner and Matt Helders interviewed for their album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, for the cover of LA Weekly May 3, 2018 Issue: Arctic Monkeys: Monkey Business Keep up with the Arctics and … Continue reading
Larry Heard aka Mr. Fingers interviewed for his album, Cerebral Hemispheres, for DJ Times Magazine May 2018 Issue: Mr. Fingers: The Legend Returns Listen to “Electron” from the album here.
My write-up of “Leonard Bernstein at 100″ exhibit at Skirball Cultural Center for LA Weekly: “Leonard Bernstein at 100” Exhibition Comes to Skirball Cultural Center Learn more about Leonard Bernstein … Continue reading
Chromeo‘s Dave 1 and P Thugg interviewed for the cover of DJ Mag USA April 2018 Issue: Chromeo: In The Funklordz We Trust Watch the official video for “Must’ve Been.”
X Japan‘s Yoshiki interviewed ahead of their appearance at Coachella for Drum! Magazine: Legendary Metal Band X Japan Makes Coachella Debut After Drummer Yoshiki’s Spinal Surgery Watch X Japan’s Coachella trailer.
Chase interviewed for the opening of his solo show, “Into Light and Space” for LA Weekly: Street Artist Chase Explores Light and Space as His Pattern Park Debuts Keep up with … Continue reading
Blair Sinta interviewed for Drum! Magazine February 2018 Issue How and Why Blair Sinta Built a Home Drum Tracking Business Get schooled on all things drum-related via Blair’s YouTube channel.