In the third episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Adam Smith and Marcus Lyall the artists behind the amazing … 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
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
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Maya Janes Coles at Sound Night Club Listen to Maya’s remix of Hozier’s “Movement.”
Previewed for LA Weekly: Charlotte Gainsbourg at the El Rey Theatre Watch Charlotte’s cover of Kanye West’s “Runaway” here.
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.
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Sam Fender at the Moroccan Lounge Watch Sam Fender perform “Dead Boys” on Later with Jools Holland.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.”
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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!
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
Previewed for LA Weekly Beth Ditto at the Fonda Theatre Watch the official video for “Fire.”
Previewed for LA Weekly: Rhye at the Orpheum Theatre Watch the official video for “Count to Five.”
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.”
Previewed for LA Weekly: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Orpheum Theatre Watch the official video for “It’s A Beautiful World.”
Previewed for LA Weekly: Air + Style at Exposition Park Keep up with Air + Style via Instagram.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Andy C. at Bassrush DTLA Presents Funktion at the Exchange LA Listen to an hour of Andy C. recorded live at Alexandra Palace featured on Apple Beats … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Liam Gallagher at the Wiltern Read my interview with Liam for Nylon.
Previewed for LA Weekly: KCRW’s Masquerade Ball at The MacArthur More information on the Ball here and here.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Depeche Mode at the Hollywood Bowl Watch the official video for “Cover Me.”
Berlin Lab‘s Sarah Tietze-Kamya and #PlayThisWall‘s Matthias Strobel interviewed for their main event in Los Angeles, Berlin Lab: Berliners Are Bringing a Bauhaus Tiny House, a Musical Wall and More to DTLA For more … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Bonobo at the Greek Theatre Watch Bonobo’s track “Bambro Koyo Ganda.”
Preview for LA Weekly: Sunday Sessions Gets DEEP at Grand Park Listen to an XLR8R podcast courtesy of Marques via his SoundCloud.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Hans Zimmer at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall Watch a full concert from 2016 via YouTube.
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: HARD Summer at Glen Helen Amphitheater Watch the HARD Summer teaser trailer.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Lionel Richie with Special Guest Mariah Carey at the Hollywood Bowl Watch Lionel Richie perform “All Night Long” live at the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Paul Oakenfold at Sound in Focus at Annenberg Space for Photography Listen to Paul Oakenfold’s Generations: Three Decades of Dance via Spotify.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Air at the Greek Theatre Watch every Air video via a special playlist on the duo’s YouTube channel.
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Phoenix at the Hollywood Bowl Watch “Ti Amo Especiale” Phoenix’s spoof on an Italian variety show featuring songs from their latest album, Ti Amo.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Skyline: Art, Music, Food at Los Angeles Historic State Park Learn more about the Park here and buy tickets here.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Michael Kiwanuka at the Fonda Theatre Watch the official video for “Cold Little Heart.”
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Friction, Metrik, and Nightstalker at Funktion at Belasco Basement Check out episodes from Friction’s show on BBC Radio 1.
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Hans Zimmer at the Microsoft Theater Keep up with Hans and his team via his site.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Dawes at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel Stream We’re All Gonna Live on the platform of your choice.
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Tuxedo at the Regent Theater Watch Tuxedo perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Damian Lazarus and Heidi Lawden at Sound Nightclub Listen to Damian‘s mix at Circo Loco via his SoundCloud. LIsten to Heidi’s first Dublab radio show of 2017 via … Continue reading
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
Previewed for LA Weekly: Roni Size at Respect 18-year Anniversary at Project LA Watch the trailer for New Forms 2017.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Air + Style at Exposition Park Keep up with Air + Style via Twitter.
Previewed for LA Weekly: The Knocks at the Fonda Theatre Watch “Trouble” featuring Absofacto.
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
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.
Write-up on DJ Harvey at Bears in Space at Akbar for LA Weekly: L.A.’s 20 Best Live Shows of 2016 Listen to a guest mix from DJ Harvey on KCRW.
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
Write up on Wham!‘s “Last Christmas” for LA Weekly: 20 Christmas Songs That Don’t Suck Watch the video for “Last Christmas.”
Previewed for LA Weekly: 10 Years of Diynamic at Factory 93 Watch Solomun Live at the Diynamic Festival Amsterdam in 2015
I write about The Man Who Fell To Earth OST, Total Chaos, and Shinola Audio‘s Runwell Turntable for LA Weekly: 12 Holiday Gifts for Music Lovers, from the Awesome to the Absurd
Previewed for LA Weekly: Porter Robinson and Madeon at Microsoft Theater and Shrine Auditorium Watch the official video for Porter’s and Madeon’s song “Shelter.”
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.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Brookes Brothers at Respect Keep up with the Brookes Brothers via their SoundCloud.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Rhondavous with DJ Harvey, Seth Troxler, Kevin Saunderson at Union Listen to DJ Harvey RA.300 mix via SoundCloud.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Soul Clap at A Club Called Rhonda at Los Globos Stream “Shine (This Is It)” featuring Nona Hendryx via SoundCloud.
Write up on Hollywood Athletic Club and Spaceland for LA Weekly: The 20 Best L.A. Music Venues That Are Gone But Not Forgotten Read our report on the Foo Fighters’ last show at Spaceland … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Wild Beasts @ the El Rey Theatre Watch the official video for “Big Cat.”
I reunite with Guns n’ Roses‘ Dizzy Reed for LA Weekly: Guns N’ Roses Keyboardist Dizzy Reed Gives His First Interview Since the Reunion Watch Dizzy’s piano solo from a Guns n’ Roses … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Minimal Effort at LA Center Studios Watch one of Tiga’s mockumentaries, which will make you wish he was doing stand-up instead of playing live.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Circle V Festival at the Fonda Theatre Watch the video for Moby and the Void Pacific Choir’s “Are You Lost In The World Like Me?”
Yoshiki and Stephen Kijak interviewed for the documentary, We Are X, for LA Weekly: Japanese Superstar Yoshiki Finally Gets The Rock Documentary He Deserves Watch the trailer for We Are X.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Diversion Block Party at Lot 613 Watch KiNK live on the Boiler Room in Moscow.
Angela McCluskey interviewed for her album, The Roxy Sessions, for LA Weekly: Angela McCluskey Returns With a New Album and a Wild Colonials Reunion Listen to The Roxy Sessions in its entirety via St. … Continue reading
Previewed for LA Weekly: Foals at the Hollywood Palladium Watch Foals perform “Two Steps Twice” at Reading and Leeds this year via the BBC.
Previewed for LA Weekly: Born Electric with James Zabiela, Leftfield, and Plastic Love at Avalon Hollywood Listen to a mix from James Zabiela’s 50 Weapons Warehouse Project Promo Mix via his … Continue reading