Los Angeles’ United Recording Studios, Known as ‘the Abbey Road of the West,’ Scales Down Music Operations
Report on United Recording Studios‘ pivot from music to film and events for Variety: Los Angeles’ United Recording Studios, Known as ‘the Abbey Road of the West,’ Scales Down Music … Continue reading
Spiritualized @ The Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles CA
Spiritualized Live at the Fonda Theatre reviewed for Under the Radar: Spiritualized @ The Fonda Theatre, Los Angeles CA Watch Spiritualized perform “Come Together” from the show at the Fonda.
Rob Machete: Keeping D&B Alive in North America
Rob Gonzalez aka Machete interviewed on the occasion of the 23rd anniversary of Los Angeles’ drum ‘n’ bass weekly party, Respect, for Festival Insider: Veteran Tales: Rob Machete Keeping D&B … Continue reading
Raving Away the Pain
Raving Away the Pain Personal essay on dealing with loss and trauma in the ’90s through raving for Faith Fanzine Autumn/Winter 2021 Issue (jump to page 60-61): Order your free … Continue reading
Los Angeles Art Galleries Turn to Technology and Beyond
Feature on how four independent Los Angeles art galleries: Art Angels, Thinkspace Projects, Corey Helford Gallery and Eastern Projects have pivoted their exhibitions during the pandemic and moving forward for … Continue reading
Save Our Stages: Los Angeles
Write-ups on some of the legendary music spaces in Los Angeles that are part of the National Independent Venue Association and its #SaveOurStages initiative for New Noise Magazine: Save Our Stages: … Continue reading
Estevan Oriol and Mister Cartoon, a Pair of L.A. Originals, Tell Their Story
Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol interviewed for their Netflix documentary, L.A. Originals for Los Angeles Magazine Estevan Oriol and Mister Cartoon, a Pair of L.A. Originals, Tell Their Story Watch the trailer for the … Continue reading
Open Secret: Secret Project Festival Review
Insomniac Events‘ Secret Project at Factory 93 on October 12 and 13, 2019, reviewed for DJ Mag North America December 2019 Issue Open Secret Listen to a megamix from the festival via … Continue reading
Join Our Club: A Club Called Rhonda: The Story of an LA Institution
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.
Redd Kross Aren’t Resting On Their Laurels
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
Best Breakthrough DJ: Lupe Fuentes
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: Controlling the Beast of a Chemical Brothers Concert
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
Maya Jane Coles @ Sound
Previewed for LA Weekly: Maya Janes Coles at Sound Night Club Listen to Maya’s remix of Hozier’s “Movement.”
DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2019: Avalon, Academy, Halcyon, Stereo
Write up on Avalon (#30), Academy (#52), Halcyon (#76) and Stereo (#92) for DJ Mag Top 100 Clubs 2019
FUSE 10 @ Globe
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 Fest Is Representative Of The L.A. Music Landscape
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
The Horrors @ Regent
Previewed for LA Weekly The Horrors at the Regent Theatre Watch the official video for “Something To Remember Me By.”
Johnny Marr @ Teragram Ballroom
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.
Arctic Monkeys: Monkey Business
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
“Leonard Bernstein at 100” Exhibition Comes to Skirball Cultural Center
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
Beth Ditto @ Fonda
Previewed for LA Weekly Beth Ditto at the Fonda Theatre Watch the official video for “Fire.”
Rhye @ Orpheum
Previewed for LA Weekly: Rhye at the Orpheum Theatre Watch the official video for “Count to Five.”
Noel Gallagher @ Orpheum
Previewed for LA Weekly: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds at Orpheum Theatre Watch the official video for “It’s A Beautiful World.”
Andy C. @ Funktion @ Exchange LA
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
Liam Gallagher @ Wiltern
Previewed for LA Weekly: Liam Gallagher at the Wiltern Read my interview with Liam for Nylon.
Depeche Mode @ Hollywood Bowl
Previewed for LA Weekly: Depeche Mode at the Hollywood Bowl Watch the official video for “Cover Me.”
Berliners Are Bringing a Bauhaus Tiny House, a Musical Wall and More to DTLA
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
Bonobo @ Greek
Previewed for LA Weekly: Bonobo at the Greek Theatre Watch Bonobo’s track “Bambro Koyo Ganda.”
Sunday Sessions Gets DEEP @ Grand Park
Preview for LA Weekly: Sunday Sessions Gets DEEP at Grand Park Listen to an XLR8R podcast courtesy of Marques via his SoundCloud.
Air @ Greek
Previewed for LA Weekly: Air at the Greek Theatre Watch every Air video via a special playlist on the duo’s YouTube channel.
Phoenix @ Hollywood Bowl
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.
Skyline @ LA State Historic Park
Previewed for LA Weekly: Skyline: Art, Music, Food at Los Angeles Historic State Park Learn more about the Park here and buy tickets here.
Friction @ Funktion
Previewed for LA Weekly: Friction, Metrik, and Nightstalker at Funktion at Belasco Basement Check out episodes from Friction’s show on BBC Radio 1.
Hans Zimmer @ Microsoft
Previewed for LA Weekly: Hans Zimmer at the Microsoft Theater Keep up with Hans and his team via his site.
Dawes @ Theatre at the Ace Hotel
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 Bring Their Rumors Party Back to Chinatown
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
Roni Size @ Respect
Previewed for LA Weekly: Roni Size at Respect 18-year Anniversary at Project LA Watch the trailer for New Forms 2017.
Pacifique Studios‘ Tony Valenziano and Ted Greenberg interviewed for Mix Magazine January 2017 Issue Pacifique Studios Take a video tour of Pacifique Studios.
Rhondavous with DJ Harvey, Seth Troxler, Kevin Saunderson @ Union
Previewed for LA Weekly: Rhondavous with DJ Harvey, Seth Troxler, Kevin Saunderson at Union Listen to DJ Harvey RA.300 mix via SoundCloud.
The 20 Best L.A. Music Venues That Are Gone But Not Forgotten
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
Minimal Effort @ LA Center Studios
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.
Circle V Festival @ Fonda
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?”
Maya Jane Coles @ Exchange
Previewed for LA Weekly: Maya Janes Coles at Inception at the Exchange Listen to the Maya Jane Cole remix of Sia’s “Alive.”
Rumors @ Gin Ling Way
Previewed for LA Weekly: Rumors Los Angeles with Guy Gerber and DJ Harvey at Gin Ling Way Listen to Guy Gerber’s mix at Rumors Beach House Ibiza via Mixcloud. Listen to … Continue reading
The 20 Best DJs In LA Right Now
Write up on JSTJR and DJ Machete for LA Weekly: The 20 Best DJs in LA Right Now Listen to JSTJR’s set on Nina Las Vegas’ “Mix Up Exclusives on … Continue reading
Years & Years @ Fonda
Previewed for the LA Weekly: Years & Years at the Fonda Theatre Watch the video for “Desire (Gryffin Remix)” made with artificial intelligence technologies via TechCrunch.
Funktion @ Regent Theater
Previewed for LA Weekly: Calyx & TeeBee, Culture Shock, Mefjus, Prolix at Funktion at Bassrush at Regent Theater Listen to Calyx & TeeBee’s mix for UMF Radio via their SoundCloud.
Pictures of Lily Podcast: Episode 1.11: LA Originals
In the 11th episode of the Pictures of Lily Podcast, I talk about my experience behind the scenes of interviewing Mister Cartoon and Estevan Oriol about their Netflix documentary, LA … Continue reading →