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.”
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.”
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly Beth Ditto at the Fonda Theatre Watch the official video for “Fire.”
Moby and I put together a vegan guide to Miami for DJ Mag USA March 2018 Issue, just in time for Miami Music Week, and to mark the release of his album, Everything Was … Continue reading
Skateboarding beast Nyjah Huston interviewed for the cover of LA Weekly March 8, 2018 Issue: Nyjah Huston: Skate and Destroy Watch Nyjah’s skate part, “‘Til Death.”
James Zabiela interviewed for the compilation, Balance 029, for DJ Times Magazine March 2018 Issue: James Zabiela: Fully Balanced Take a look at the Mix Guide or Visual Reference James speaks about in … Continue reading
Professor and the Madman‘s Alfie Agnew and engineer Mark Bolton interviewed about the recording of the album, Disintegrate Me, for Mix Magazine March 2018 Issue: Professor and the Madman: A Seemingly Quiet Daily Life, Filled with … Continue reading
“If You Want To Be Somewhere, You’ve Got To Occupy It” How Women Are Changing The Face Of Engineering And Producing
Sally Gross, Karrie Keyes, Suzy Shinn, Beth McGowan, Dani Spragg and Maya Ramos interviewed for NPR’s Turning the Tables series: ‘If You Want To Be Somewhere, You’ve Got To Occupy It’ How Women Are Changing The Face … Continue reading
Sally Gross interviewed on her research “Can Music Make You Sick” for FACTMag: “The internet is a devastating wasteland”: How social media could be making musicians sick Read Part One of Sally’s … Continue reading
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club‘s Robert Levon Been (center) interviewed for its album, Wrong Creatures, and the group’s appearance at the Noise Pop Festival for The Bay Bridged: The Grave Humor of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club … Continue reading
George FitzGerald interviewed for his album, All That Must Be, for DJ Mag USA February 2018 Issue: George FitzGerald: Going Live Watch the “Burns” visualizer.
Daniel Avery interviewed for his album, Song for Alpha, for DJ Mag USA February 2018 Issue: Daniel Avery: The Quiet Club Watch the official video for “Slow Fade.”
Nicole Moudaber interviewed for her compilation, MOOD50: The Best of MOOD Mixed & Compiled by Nicole Moudaber, for DJ Times Magazine February 2018 Issue Nicole Moudaber: New Heights Listen to episodes of Nicole’s … Continue reading
Heart Nightclub Miami‘s Travis Rogers interviewed for AGNT: The New Heart of Miami: Travis Rogers and Heart Nightclub Keep up with the happenings at Heart via their website.
Pete Tong interviewed for Ibiza Classics for DJ Mag USA January 2018 Issue: Pete Tong: A Classic Makes Classical Watch Act 1 of Ibiza Prom with Pete Tong via BBC Radio One’s YouTube channel.
Submorphics interviewed for his Detroit Haze EP for DJ Times Magazine January 2018 Issue: Submorphics: Making Detroit Haze Watch the official video for “Whatchudo” via The North Quarter’s YouTube channel.
Kerri Chandler interviewed for his contribution to the DJ Kicks series for DJ Times Magazine December 2017 Issue: Kerri Chandler: Intimate Listening Watch Kerri in action live via Mixmag.
Cut Copy‘s Dan Whitford interviewed for their album, Haiku From Zero, for Under The Radar Magazine Fall 2017 Issue: Cut Copy: Grown Fonder Stream Haiku From Zero via NPR.
Erol Alkan interviewed for his album, Reworks Volume 1, for DJ Mag USA December 2017 Issue: Erol Alkan: A Rework in Progress Listen to Reworks Volume 1 in its entirety via Erol’s SoundCloud page.
Heidi Lawden interviewed post her first ADE and ahead of her first European tour for DJ Mag USA December 2017 Issue: The Woman Behind The Man Moves Forward Listen to a recent mix from … Continue reading
Tricky interviewed for his album, ununiform, for Under The Radar Magazine Fall 2017 Issue: Tricky: Gender Flex Watch the official audio video for “The Only Way,” my favorite song off ununiform.
Beats Antique‘s Tommy Cappel aka Sidecar Tommy interviewed ahead of his appearance as a judge at The Golden Tarp Awards for The Bay Bridged: Beats Antique’s Tommy Cappel wants to talk to you about CBD … Continue reading
My Favorite Movie: Cut Copy on Fitzcarraldo Dan Whitford on the Werner Herzog classic from 1982 Watch Cut Copy perform “Future” live on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic.
Oliver‘s Vaughn Oliver and Oliver Goldstein interviewed for their album, Full Circle, for DJ Mag USA October 2017 Issue: Oliver: Heroes of the Inner Circle Listen to “Chemicals” featuring MNDR via Oliver’s SoundCloud. … Continue reading
Dave Clarke interviewed for his album, The Desecration of Desire, for DJ Mag USA October 2017 Issue: Dave Clarke: Slow Burning Desires Watch the video for “I’m Not Afraid” featuring Anika.
Guy Sigsworth interviewed for his production work on Alison Moyet‘s album, Other, for Mix Magazine September 2017 Issue: Alison Moyet’s Other Watch the official video for the title track from Other.
Maya Jane Coles interviewed for her album, Take Flight, for the cover of DJ Times Magazine October 2017 Issue: Maya Jane Coles: Raising The Stakes Watch a trailer for Take Flight while you … Continue reading
Liam Gallagher interviewed for his debut solo album, As You Were, for Nylon Magazine September 2017 Issue: Liam Gallagher Is Sticking To His Roots Watch a video interview with Liam conducted by … Continue reading
Ride‘s Mark Gardener and Andy Bell interviewed for their album, Weather Diaries, for Under The Radar Magazine Summer 2017 Issue: Ride: Impossible to Disembark Watch the official video for “Charm Assault.”
Pete Dougherty aka Moon Boots interviewed for his debut album, First Landing, for DJ Times Magazine September 2017 Issue: Moon Boots: Making First Landing Watch Moon Boots perform at CRSDD Festival Spring 2017.
UNKLE‘s James Lavelle interviewed for his album, The Road: Part 1 for Under the Radar: UNKLE: Man of Many Parts Watch the official video for “The Road.”
Foster the People‘s Mark Foster interviewed for their album, Sacred Hearts Club for Under the Radar: Foster the People: These Kicks Are Made For Pumping Watch the official video for “Doing It For … Continue reading
Hans Zimmer interviewed for his Hans Zimmer Live concert tour for LA Weekly: Film Composer Hans Zimmer is on a Mission to Make Orchestra Music Cool Watch the trailer for … Continue reading
Producer Jennifer Decilveo interviewed for her work on Beth Ditto‘s Fake Sugar for Mix Magazine July 2017 Issue: Beth Ditto’s Fake Sugar Watch the official video for “Fire.”
Little Dragon‘s Hâkan Wirenstrand interviewed for their album, Season High, for Mix Magazine July 2017 Issue: Little Dragon’s “Butterflies in the Clouds” Stream Season High via Stereogum.
DC Breaks‘ Chris Page and Dan Havers interviewed for their album, A Different Breed, for DJ Times Magazine July 2017 Issue: DC Breaks: A Different Breed Check out A Different Breed via your platform of choice.
The Revolution‘s Wendy and Lisa interviewed for their tour for LA Weekly: The Revolution’s Wendy and Lisa Remember Prince, the Human Being Watch a video interview with The Revolution via Yahoo … Continue reading
Producer/engineer Tom Schick interviewed for his work on Maximo Park‘s album, Risk to Exist for Mix Magazine June 2017 Issue Maximo Park Records at the Loft Watch/listen/read about Maximo Park’s title track single in … Continue reading
London Grammar‘s Dan Rothman, Dot Major, and Hannah Reid interviewed for their album, Truth Is A Beautiful Thing, for Under The Radar Magazine Spring 2017: London Grammar: Sibling Harmony Watch London Grammar perform “Hell to … Continue reading
POND‘s Nick Allbrook interviewed for their album, The Weather, for Under The Radar Spring 2017 Issue: POND: Lords of Dullsville Watch the video for “30,000 Megatons.”
Commonwealth Projects‘ Daniel Desure, Preston Summers, and Jair McKay interviewed for their Kickstarter project, Tropics, for LA Weekly: South L.A. Skateboarders Are Serving Up Something Wonderful At The Underground Museum Get more details on the Kickstarter and donate … Continue reading
JSTJR interviewed for his Never Squad Down EP for DJ Times Magazine May 2017 Issue JSTJR: Bringing The Bass Watch the videos for Never Squad Down via Insomniac Records’ YouTube channel.
My write up of Paul Simon: Words and Music exhibit at Skirball Cultural Center for LA Weekly: Skirball Cultural Center’s Paul Simon Exhibit Reveals The Man Behind The Music Take a look at the … Continue reading
Lenzman interviewed for his Earth Tones EP for DJ Times Magazine April 2017 Issue: Lenzman: Liquid D-n-B Listen to previews of all the tracks from the entire Earth Tones EP via his label, The North Quarter’s SoundCloud.
Stereo promoter Tommy Piscardelli interviewed for AGNT: Stereo and Tommy Piscardelli: Born of Fire Follow Stereo on Twitter.
Bassrush‘s Tony Merino, Insomniac‘s Forrest Hunt, DC Breaks‘ Chris Page, Camo & Krooked, SubCulture‘s Blake McRitchie, Respect‘s and Circle Talent Agency‘s Rob Machete, and Cybergroove‘s Scott McCusker interviewed for my culture piece on making it as a drum ‘n’ bass creative in North America … Continue reading
Guy Gerber and DJ Harvey interviewed for the second year of Rumors at Gin Ling Way in Chinatown DTLA: Guy Gerber and DJ Harvey Bring Their Rumors Party Back to Chinatown Listen … Continue reading
Temples‘ James Bagshaw interviewed for their album, Volcano, for Mix Magazine March 2017 Issue: Temples: Contemporization of Volcano Watch the official video for “Certainty.”
Sampha and Rodaidh McDonald interviewed for Sampha‘s album, Process, for Mix Magazine March 2017 Issue: Sampha’s 100% Humidity Watch Sampha perform “No One Knows Me (Like The Piano)” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Destructo aka Gary Richards interviewed for his Renegade EP for DJ Mag USA March 2017 Issue: Destructo: Work Hard, Play Harder Listen to Destructo’s Sunrise Sermon mix from Holy Ship! January 2017.
Rock music memorabilia collector Jeff Gold interviewed for his book, Total Chaos: The Story of the Stooges/As Told by Iggy Pop for New Noise Magazine Issue 29: Find out more about Total Chaos.
KSHMR interviewed for the cover of DJ Mag USA March 2017: KSHMR: Keys to the Soft Spot Watch KSHMR perform live at the DJ Mag Awards in 2016.
Rhys Langston interviewed for his album, Full Frontal Incumbent: An Incongruous Mixtape, for LA Weekly: Rhys Langston Is Trying to Create a New Language Through Hip-Hop Listen to Full Frontal Incumbent via … Continue reading
Jagwar Ma‘s Jono Ma interviewed for their album, Every Now & Then for Under The Radar Magazine 15th Anniversary Issue: Jagwar Ma: Glory in the Gloom Watch the official video for “OB1.”
The Radio Dept.‘s Johan Duncanson interviewed for their album, Running Out Of Love, for Under The Radar Magazine 15th Anniversary issue: The Radio Dept.: Builders Not Destroyers Watch the official video for “Swedish Guns.”
Thievery Corporation‘s Eric Hilton and co-producer, Gianmaria Conti, interviewed for their album, The Temple of I & I, for DJ Times Magazine March 2017 issue: Thievery Corporation: On Island Time Have a listen to Eric … Continue reading
Reid Speed interviewed ahead of her gig at Bassrush presents Funktion with Calyx & TeeBee and State of Mind for LA Weekly Bass Music Queen Reid Speed Is As Loud And High-Energy As … Continue reading
Bonobo‘s Simon Green interviewed for his album, Migration, for DJ Times Magazine February 2017 Issue Bonobo: Making Migration Listen to Bonobo’s “Best Of” Playlist via Spotify.
Calyx & TeeBee and State of Mind refereed for Bassrush ahead of their Funktion show: Face-Off: Calyx & TeeBee vs. State of Mind Listen to Calyx & TeeBee’s Essential Mix via their SoundCloud. Listen … Continue reading
A-Trak interviewed for his remix compilation, In The Loop: A Decade of Remixes, for the cover of DJ Mag USA January 2017 Issue: A-Trak: Battler’s Boutique Listen to In The Loop via Fool’s Gold Records’ … Continue reading
Danny Says Writer/Director Brendan Toller interviewed for New Noise Magazine Issue 28 Danny Says: Interview with Writer/Director Brendan Toller Watch the official trailer for Danny Says.
Pacifique Studios‘ Tony Valenziano and Ted Greenberg interviewed for Mix Magazine January 2017 Issue Pacifique Studios Take a video tour of Pacifique Studios.
808 The Movie‘s producer, Alex Noyer, interviewed for Electronic Musician Magazine February 2017 Issue: Five Questions: Alex Noyer Watch the official trailer for 808 The Movie.
Los Angeles City Councilmember Jose Huizar and Immanent‘s Drew Best interviewed for Night on Broadway for LA Weekly: The Night On Broadway Festival Has Become One Of L.A.’s Best Free … Continue reading
Phace interviewed for the premiere of “Connected” from his Plastic Acid EP on Blackout Music for Insomniac: Phace Unleashes the Funk on Nasty Neuro Number “Connected” Listen to “Connected” via Phace’s SoundCloud.
BPM Festival‘s Craig Pettigrew interviewed for AGNT: The BPM Festival’s Craig Pettigrew: Creating the Ibiza of the Western Hemisphere Listen to the sounds of BPM via the festival’s SoundCloud.
Empire of the Sun‘s Luke Steele, Nick Littlemore, Peter Mayes, and Jonathan Sloan interviewed for their album, Two Vines, for Mix Magazine December 2016 issue: Empire of the Sun: Song Creation, Vocal Dancing – An L.A. Story Watch … Continue reading
Saint Motel‘s A/J Jackson interviewed for their album, saintmotelevision, for Mix Magazine December 2016 issue: Saint Motel: Expert Reintroductions Listen to saintmotelevision via Spotify.
Sam Roberts Band‘s Sam Roberts and producer Graham Nash interviewed for the album, TerraForm, for Mix Magazine December 2016 issue: Sam Roberts Band on a Tone Quest Watch Sam Roberts Band perform “Fiend” … Continue reading
Heidi Lawden interviewed ahead of her headlining A Club Called Rhonda for LA Weekly: DJ, Manager and Mom Heidi Lawden Does It Her Way Listen to Heidi’s weekly radio show, “Magic Roundabout,” … Continue reading
Dusky‘s Alfie Granger-Howell and Nick Harriman interviewed for their album, Outer, for DJ Times Magazine December 2016 issue: In The Studio With: Dusky’s Outer Limits Watch the video for “Sort it out Sharon” featuring Wiley.
Leiel Hazut interviewed for Insomniac: Club Life: Growing Up In Dance Music Follow Leiel’s movements via his Instagram.
Deirdre O’Callaghan interviewed for her book, The Drum Thing, for LA Weekly: New Photo Book Captures The Energy And Personality Of Great Drummers Watch a slideshow of images from The Drum Thing here.
Jamie Lidell interviewed for his album, Building A Beginning, for Mix Magazine November 2016 Issue: Jamie Lidell Builds A Beginning Watch Jamie perform the title track live with the Royal Pharaohs at Giel.
Pete Kalamoutsos of Glow, Echostage, Soundcheck, and Moonrise interviewed for the Organizer Spotlight for AGNT: Pete Kalamoutsos & Glow: Always Building Follow Pete on Twitter.