4 Jul
Sayonarah suckers, & see you all on Monday...

We came here to do two things: chew bubble gum and celebrate America. And since we’re all out of bubble gum, we’re gonna switch over to Lagunitas IPA, a handle of Maker’s Mark, about 20 pounds in Mexican fireworks and enough raw meat to re-assemble an entire cow. Thanks for reading everyone, we’re gonna take […]


4 Jul
Sure Bear Hands has some issues with our bullshit, but they still want to celebrate the 4th of July with all y'all

In honor of America’s birthday (‘MURICA’S NUMBER 1 MOTHERF*CKERS), post-punk/experimentalists Bear Hands have released a 12-minute video containing 3 songs titled Songs from Utopia Volume 1  — a collection of “quasi-political thought pieces” (tracklist below). The EP serves as a manifestation and recognition of urban consciousness, a collection of aware, outspoken songs regarding what the […]


30 Jan
First single from upcoming 4th full length album

2011 may have been a quiet year for Maya Arulpragasam, but the world pop star M.I.A. is looking to rebound in 2012 and make up for her 3rd album, /\/\ /\ Y /\, which was critically panned by many but beloved here at LIAS headquarters. Her first move is to release a single lifted from the […]


6 Oct
One of Los Angeles' best designers unveils his 4th collection

One of our favorite Los Angeles designers B:SCOTT — aka Brandon Scott, formerly of B.Son fame — is throwing up a serious fete this eve in the City of Angels. To unveil his fourth collection Brandon is organizing the Every Man For Himself Pop-Up Launch & Installation at FourTwoFour on Fairfax this evening, from 7 […]


4 Jul
Time to celebrate by watching a butt get spanked in slow motion

Happy America’s Birthday everyone — even to our non-American readers, you can thank us for not electing someone named Bush again. This goes especially out to all the infidels, miscreants, ne’er do wells and cosmic accidents — holidays are for you too! Remember a couple hundred years ago when we told the King of England […]


1 Jul
Deep & soulful funky breaks to warm things up

We’re not just gonna give you one mixtape to enjoy this beautiful 4th of July weekend, we’re gonna give you 3 and let you decide which you like best. The fist comes courtesy of UK DJ Touchsoul, who brings us this beautifully blended, very deep mix of various classic breakbeat tracks. If there’s an ideal […]


1 Jul
Peak hour dancefloor weaponry for when the jacuzzi is bubbling

The second mixtape in our July 4th Summertime 3-Pack series comes courtesy of Brighton’s Benji Boko who shares the mix he delivered to delirious heads at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Boko promises the set was completely improvised live —”no mixes were pre-prepared or planned. This was the greatest show of my life to date!” Considering […]


1 Jul
Lovely vintage soul & funk to soothe the hungover soul

The third (and final) mixtape in our July 4th Summertime 3-Pack series comes courtesy of our past featured Aussies over at Vanishing Elephant who present Captain Franco’s second Hearts Collide mixtape. The Sydney DJ’s mix is some lovely vintage soul and funk, and can have many an application on your upcoming long weekend: either pop […]