Report for Variety on In the Time of ‘Safer at Home,’ Are Raves an Essential Business? Insomniac Says So The Beverly Hills-based company is hosting DJ livestream sets from its offices. … Continue reading
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
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: Friction, Metrik, and Nightstalker at Funktion at Belasco Basement Check out episodes from Friction’s show on BBC Radio 1.
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Nicole Moudaber Presents MoodRAW With Victor Calderone and Raíz at Factory 93 Listen to Nicole’s MoodRAW New Year’s Eve set live from Brooklyn via her Mixcloud.
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.
Write up on Track of the Day for Insomniac: Track of the Day: Cyantific Tackles Throwback Vibe on Ripping D&B Number “Back Off” Listen to “Back Off” via Insomniac Events’ SoundCloud.
Write up on The Chemical Brothers “Block Rockin’ Beats” for Insomniac: From The Crate: The Chemical Brothers “Block Rockin’ Beats” Watch a live performance of “Block Rockin’ Beats” at Trafalgar Square in 2007.
Leiel Hazut interviewed for Insomniac: Club Life: Growing Up In Dance Music Follow Leiel’s movements via his Instagram.
Write up on Track of the Day for Insomniac: Track of the Day: Flaco Melts Bachelors of Science’s “Don’t Hold Back” Into Liquid Fire Listen to the remix via Insomniac Events … Continue reading
Kasra and Mefjus interviewed for Insomniac‘s Head to Head series: Head to Head: Kasra v. Mefjus Watch the teaser video for Mefjus and Emperor’s Hello World 2 EP on Kasra’s Critical Music.
Optical and Matrix interviewed for Insomniac‘s Head to Head series: Head to Head: Optical vs. Matrix Listen to selections from Optical’s 20 Years of Optical LP via his SoundCloud. Listen to “Fire” the latest … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Nocturnal Wonderland at San Manuel Amphitheater Listen to the Nocturnal Wonderland playlist featuring all the artists performing.
Dharma Techno‘s organizer, retreat leader, DJ, and one of the participants interviewed for Insomniac.com: Dharma Techno Find out more information about the silent meditation and techno retreat.
Andreas Refsgaard interviewed for his prototype, Eye Conductor, for Insomniac.com: Eye Conductor Allows Your Eye Movement and Facial Gestures Make Music Watch Eye Conductor in action.
Artists In Action‘s Jeff Catchpole interviewed for Insomniac.com: Artists In Action: A Creative Community Fights For The Refugee Cause Skim through Artists In Action’s fundraising compilations on BandCamp.
News items on Smirnoff Sound Collective‘s mini-documentary on Discwoman for Insomniac.com: Watch A Mini-Documentary On NYC Female Music Collective Discwoman Watch the mini-documentary and other videos on Smirnoff Sound Collective’s YouTube channel.
News item for Insomniac.com: Could Dance Music Events Get Pushed Out Of Los Angeles?
Terry Farley interviewed for “The Night I Fell In Love With Dance Music” series and his Defected Presents Heller & Farley House Masters compilation for Insomniac.com: The Night I Fell In Love … Continue reading
Roni Size and DJ Krust interviewed for the re-launch of their label, Full Cycle Recordings, for Insomniac.com: Roni Size, DJ Krust And The Full Cycle Reboot Listen to Full Cycle Live from 2001 via YouTube.
Write up on the launch of Goldie‘s crowdfunding for his graffiti app, ARTA, for Insomniac.com: Goldie Set To Launch Graffiti App Watch Goldie talk about the concept of ARTA.
Kris Barman aka Wuki interviewed for his exclusive 2015 mix for Insomniac.com: Wuki And The Breakbeat Revival Are Out Of Control Listen to Wuki’s sounds via his SoundCloud page.
Write ups on Groove Armada “Final Shakedown (wAFF Remix),” Sam Smith “Lay Me Down (Flume Remix),” and Tame Impala “Let It Happen (Soulwax remix)” for: Insomniac’s Top 20 Remixes Of 2015 Listen … Continue reading
Write-up on the Sheltersuit for Insomniac.com: Turning Trashed Festival Tents Into Sleeping Bags For The Homeless Check out the designer, Bas Timmer.
Write up for Nicolas Jaar Nymphs III EP for: Insomniac’s Top 20 EPs of 2015 Listen to the EP via YouTube.
The Upbeats‘ Jeremy Glenn and Dylan Jones interviewed while on the Bassrush Virus No Cure LP tour with Ed Rush and Optical for Insomniac.com: The Upbeats On The Drum ‘n’ Bass Noise War, … Continue reading
FuntCase interviewed while on the Bassrush Virus No Cure LP tour with Ed Rush and Optical for Insomniac.com: FuntCase Is Like A Crazy Comic Book Character Listen to some FuntCase sounds via … Continue reading
Gorgon City‘s Matt Robson-Scott and Kye Gibbon check in at the end of the second week of their North American tour in support of their album, Sirens, for Insomniac.com: Gorgon City Checks In From Tour: … Continue reading
Gorgon City‘s Matt Robson-Scott and Kye Gibbon check in at the end of the first week of their North American tour in support of their album, Sirens, for Insomniac.com: Gorgon City Checks In From … Continue reading
Whitestone founder Roey Tsemah interviewed for Insomniac.com: Whitestone Is Turning Album Artwork Into an Immersive Social Networking Experience Watch Roey’s video explaining Whitestone here.
The author of The Sonar System, vocalist, MC, painter, and wordsmith Ras Mykha interviewed for Insomniac.com: The Sonar System: Restoring Peace Through Sound System Culture Watch the book trailer here.
Illustrator Rob Pybus interviewed for Insomniac.com: This Guy Created The 5-Minute Mind-Altering, Virtual-Reality World For Squarepusher: Rob Pybus Watch Rob doing his illustrated comedy for the first time and another time.
Stylist Dave Thomas interviewed for Insomniac.com: This Is The Guy That Makes Calvin Harris Look Amazing: David Thomas Watch Dave in action on his YouTube channel.
Nina Las Vegas interviewed during her North America tour for Insomniac: Nina Las Vegas Is All In Listen to Nina’s sounds via her SoundCloud.
Designer Mike Davis of Burlesque Of North America interviewed for Insomniac.com: Sound Design: Putting the Psychedelic Funk in Chromeo’s Identity Check out Mike’s blog at So Much PileUp.
Danny Howard interviewed for Insomniac: Interview: Danny Howard Catch up on archived episodes of Danny’s BBC Radio 1 show, Dance Anthems.
Write-ups on The Juan MacLean and SBTRKT for: Insomniac’s Top 20 Albums Of 2014 Check out The Juan MacLean’s project page on Pledge Music. Check out SBTRKT’s album page on his site.
Write-up on Duke Dumont’s “I Got U” featuring Jax Jones Tensnake Remix for: Insomniac’s Top 20 Remixes Of 2014 Listen to the original. Listen to the Tensnake remix.
News item on Equipboard for Insomniac.com: Equipboard Is Trainspotting For Gearheads Check out Equipboard and try not to get carried away.
Photo: Noor One Interview with Matheo de Bruvisso for Insomniac: From The Music Studio To The Art Studio Check out some artists that have caught Matheo de Bruvisso’s eye on his Tumblr.
News item on ScrubBoard for Insomniac.com Now You Can Scratch Cassette Tapes Like Vinyl Watch inventor Jeremy Sean Bell’s demo video for the ScrubBoard.
Basement Jaxx‘s Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton interviewed for their album, Junto, for Insomniac: Basement Jaxx: Return Of The Natives Listen to an exclusive interview and mix from the Jaxx on KCRW’s … Continue reading