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.”
Previewed for LA Weekly: Nicky Blackmarket, MC Fatman D, DJ Profile, Saxxon and DJ Suv at Xcellerated Get more details on the event via its Facebook event page.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard‘s Fishing for Fishies reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Gone Fishing with King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Watch the video for Cyboogie.
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
Donna Summer‘s Bad Girls reviewed on its 40th anniversary for Rock and Roll Globe: Donna Summer Bad Girls at 40: Still “Hot Stuff” After All These Years Watch Donna performing “Hot Stuff” in … 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.
W.A.S.P.‘s The Headless Children reviewed on its 30th anniversary for Rock and Roll Globe: Fade to Blackie: The Headless Children by W.A.S.P. Turns 30 Watch the video for W.A.S.P.’s cover of The Who’s … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Xcellerated Presents Dillinja, Bass Brothers//Mad Ting!! Presents Hatcha, Youngsta at Catch One Listen to our favorite Dillinja tune, “Twist ‘Em Out” via his 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.”
Previewed for LA Weekly: Maya Janes Coles at Sound Night Club Listen to Maya’s remix of Hozier’s “Movement.”
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Charlotte Gainsbourg at the El Rey Theatre Watch Charlotte’s cover of Kanye West’s “Runaway” here.
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.
35th Anniversary Edition of Whitesnake’s Slide It In reviewed for Rock ‘n’ Roll Globe The Sliding Scale of Slide It In: Despite redundancy, this deluxe edition of Whitesnake’s 1984 LP revisits a band on the … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: José González & The String Theory at the Los Angeles Theatre Watch their performance of “Leaf Off/The Cave” live in Hamburg.
Beth Gibbons and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra perform Henryk Górecki‘s Symphony No. 3: Symphony of Sorrowful Songs conducted by Krzysztof Penderecki reviewed for Rock and Roll Globe: Sing the Sorrows: Portishead’s Beth Gibbons and … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: The Library Music Film at the Independent DTLA Take a look at some footage from the documentary on The Library Music Film‘s YouTube channel.
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Sam Fender at the Moroccan Lounge Watch Sam Fender perform “Dead Boys” on Later with Jools Holland.
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly: FUSE10: A Decade of Rave at the Globe Theatre Check out FUSE’s Instagram for some clips of their parties.
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly Todd Terry at Studio 740 at Globe Theatre Have a listen to Todd’s “In-House Radio” via his SoundCloud.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Bassrush + Respect Present Wilkinson, Calyx & Teebee, Loadstar at The Exchange Read my interview with Calyx & TeeBee for their album, 1×1.
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
Write-up on the Arctic Monkeys album, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, for Under The Radar‘s Top 100 Albums of 2018 Arctic Monkeys: Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino Watch the Arctic Monkeys’ performance at the Hollywood Bowl … Continue reading
Review of Gorillaz‘ Demon Dayz festival for DJ Mag North America December 2018 Issue Watch videos from the Demon Dayz festivals via their its YouTube channel.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Jamies Jones B2B The Martinez Brothers at Factory 93 at the Hollywood Palladium and 12 Best Music Shows in L.A. This Week Watch Jamie Jones B2B 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
Review of Desert Daze Festival for Flood Magazine: There’s No Seven-Year Itch at Desert Daze 2018 Retroactively watch the trailers leading up to the festival on Desert Daze’s site.
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.
David Byrne live at The Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall Los Angeles on August 25, 2018 reviewed for Under the Radar. Read the story behind the tour via LA Weekly.
Reviewed for Under the Radar: Ozark Season Two (Netflix) Watch the official trailer for Ozark Season Two.
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Phoenix at Fonda Theatre Watch Phoenix full set at Brooklyn Steel via Pitchfork’s YouTube channel.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Sam Smith with Beth Ditto at the Staples Center Watch Sam Smith perform “Too Good at Goodbyes” on BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Xcellerated and Innovation Present: Innovation in Los Angeles at Union Get more information for this major two-day event via its Facebook event page.
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Chromeo at the Hollywood Palladium Read the cover story I did on Chromeo for the April Issue of DJ Mag North America.
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
Reviewed for Under the Radar Magazine Underworld & Iggy Pop Teatime Dub Encounters (Caroline International) Watch the official video for “Bells & Circles”
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Cut Chemist at Hammer Museum KCRW Summer Nights Have a listen to Cut’s radio show, “A Stable Sound Radio.”
Reviewed for Under the Radar: Gorillaz The Now Now (Parlophone/Warner Brothers) Watch the official video for “Humility.”
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.”
Previewed for LA Weekly The Horrors at the Regent Theatre Watch the official video for “Something To Remember Me By.”
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Johnny Marr at the Teragram Ballroom Watch the official video for “Hi Hello,” one of my favorites off the new album, Call the Comet.
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.”
Previewed for LA Weekly Hype B2B Hazard at the Belasco Theater Watch Hype and Hazard at the Let it Roll Festival December 2017.
Previewed for LA Weekly: MGMT at the Hollywood Palladium Watch MGMT on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft at the Greek Theatre Read my interview with Liam for Nylon Magazine here. Read my review of Richard’s last album for The A.V. … 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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Kendra Morris at The Love Song Get a taste of Kendra via her SoundCloud.
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Cigarettes After Sex at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel Watch Cigarettes After Sex perform live via Last Call with Carson Daly.
Reviewed for The A.V. Club: Alexis Taylor Beautiful Thing (Domino Records) Watch the official video for the title track.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Giorgio Moroder’s Birthday Celebration at Globe Theatre
Previewed for LA Weekly: Moon Boots at the El Rey Theatre Listen to Moon Boots’ set from Holy Ship!
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.
Write-up on DREAMS “No One Defeats Us” video for LA Weekly: DREAMS Release “No One Defeats Us” Prior to Coachella Appearance Watch the video here.
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Rhye at the Orpheum Theatre Watch the official video for “Count to Five.”
Reviewed for Under the Radar Magazine: JB Dunckel H+ (Sony Music France/Jive Epic) Watch the official video for “Love Machine.”
Reviewed for Under the Radar: Rise Watch the first trailer for Rise.