28 May
Atlanta's twisted answer to Kool Keith returns with new LP

Things can’t seem to go right for Atlanta’s twisted answer to Kool Keith, the man known as Gucci Mane. After being arrested for hitting a soldier with a beer bottle at an ATL club, Gucci allegedly responded to the judge’s inquiry if he was guilty by saying, “Bitch I might be.” Well turns out this […]


15 Apr
30-minute set of Shadow classics re-interpreted

Last year DJ Shadow released All Bases Covered, and this summer the man known to his mom as Josh Davis will be touring to support the album. The tour will hit everywhere from Red Rocks to the Shoreline Amphitheatre, and many points in between. To promote the album, the famed San Francisco producer hit up […]


16 Aug
Goran Hugo Olsson's award-winning documentary opens Sept 9th

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 gleans rolls of forgotten 16mm film found languishing in the basement of a Swedish TV station for 30 years, and makes a modern documentary from it of a pivotal time in American history. Documenting the explosive Black Power movement of the late 60s/early 70s, the film takes archival never-before-seen footage […]


19 Feb
13 revisions of Quentin Tarantino's latest opus

Went to a great opening last night for the Lost Art of Inglourious Basterds, a Benefit for Haitian Relief at The Upper Playground Art Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles. SA Studios and Upper Playground commissioned 13 artists to make alternate movie posters for Quentin Tarantino‘s latest opus, and after months of work they’re finally finished […]


3 Feb
Art meets Fashion meets Charity

Last Thursday night, in celebration of LA’s Art Month, Calvin Klein, Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC) and the Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND) hosted an extravagant gala in West Hollywood — thus proving that you don’t always need Bruce Weber’s scantily denim clad tweens to get people excited, a previously debatable observation. Read the breakdown, […]


5 Jan
WARNING: RAMBLING TIRADE FROM A 37-YEAR OLD TECHNOPHOBE BELOW

I’ve had mad respect for Josh Davis, aka DJ Shadow, since I first heard Endtroducing at my friend Rodney’s place and the sky opened up before me, the clouds parted, and a ray of sun shown through directly illuminating my ears and eyes. It was almost an epiphany, and I’m not being hyperbolic. Then in […]