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Win tickets to Mr. Muthafuckin eXquire with Jonwanye at Los Globos

Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire and Jonwayne have a bangin’ show scheduled at Los Globos on Tuesday, Aug. 5. If you love that good underground hip hop, this is the show for you. As eXquire’s bio on his Tumblr reads: “I rap for real niggas and bitches, I enjoy walks in the rain, Paulo Coelho novels, Dark […]

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Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton: An Interview with Peanut Butter Wolf

by Jane Dubz Heads up, Los Angeles. You’re in for a treat. This month, the people over at Los Angeles-based indie hip hop label, Stones Throw Records, will be showcasing their feature-length documentary titled Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton. Packed with archival footage, rarely seen video, and interviews with Stones Throw artists, friends, and the […]

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Remembering J Dilla: Top Five Songs Produced by J Dilla

This past Monday marked the death of hip hop producer extraordinaire J Dilla, a Detroit native who  also lived and worked in Los Angeles, cultivating the sounds of such artists as Common, Slum Village, The Roots, De La Soul, and A Tribe Called Quest. Dilla put the beats and rhythms of underground hip hop on […]

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Photos: An Evening with Mayer Hawthorne at Sonos Studio

Detroit’s multitalented soul singer/songwriter, Mayer Hawthorne, joined Sonos Studio to celebrate his first Grammy nomination. The evening was gracefully orchestrated by him chatting about the artwork of his past and recent albums, with plenty of emphasis to his love for vinyl. In his own words “Vinyl is not perfect. It has hiss, pop and crackle … Life […]

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Win Tickets to Beak> w/ Vex Ruffin at the Echoplex – Feb. 12, 2013

Bristol trio, Beak>, are bringing their dynamic sound to the Echoplex stage on Tuesday, February 12.  Beak > is made up of some familiar names, Geoff Barrow (Portishead/Drokk), Matt Williams (Fairhorns/Knife, library), and Billy Fuller (Anika/Fuzz Against Junk).  The mini super group has some killer chops, hypnotic soundscapes and visuals to match.  Supporting acts include […]

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Grimy Goods Presents DāM-FunK with Nite Jewel at Slidebar – Nov. 29, 2012

Grimy Goods is headed to Orange Cunty! Whoops — we mean “Orange County.” We’ll be at the Slidebar on Thursday, Nov. 29 for a dope show that we just happen to be presenting — and it’s FREE. Los Angeles’, DāM-FunK will be headlining the evening delivering that smooth electro-boogie and signature soul-funk flavor of his. […]

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Hot New Music – Chrome Canyon – Elemental Themes – Album Review

Bravo I say, bravo. Morgan Z stand up and take a bow. Coming at you with his new album, Elemental Themes via Stones Throw — this one-man-band, from the Valley (yes, the valley), is a powerhouse of fantastic creative waves of sound. I am not one to usually love, praise or seek indulgence in the roomy genre […]

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Mayer Hawthorne Secret Show in Los Angeles – Jan. 17, 2012

Mayer Hawthorne and the County at Outside Lands 2010 – Photo by Monique Hernandez Looks like the Artists Den is back in Los Angeles and bringing forth another amazing “secret show.” Mayer Hawthorne will be performing at a secret location in L.A. on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and it’s FREE. Want to go to the show? All […]

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Best Albums of 2011 – Musician, Skateboarder & Photographer Selections

Even with their super busy schedules and creative efforts, these guys still made time to listen to some new albums this year. It’s definitely not easy to put a Best Albums of 2011 list, especially when you’re not a music blogger or journalist with access to hordes of new music. But these guys made it happen. We […]

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