12 Apr
Ed Banger celebrates 10-years, parties in Los Angeles

French electro label Ed Banger celebrates a full decade of existence this year, and during its 10-Year Anniversary Tour it will stop off in LA with their own stage at this year’s HARD SUMMER Festival. Los Angeles’ biggest summertime music festival, the sixth annual HARD SUMMER will take place Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 […]


14 Feb
Trina, Luda, Lil Flip & Jay-Z for a ho-filled romantic celebration

As a Valentine’s Day gift to friends, fam and fans, Ed Banger Records’ Busy P offers this reissue of a 2008 minimix from the late DJ Mehdi. The very romantic 5-minute mix features the likes of Trina, Luda, Lil Flip and Jay-Z for a ho-filled 145 BPM heart and candy celebration… RIP Mehdi…


20 Dec
Henry Rollins, The Weeknd, James Blake, Charlie Sheen, SBTRKT, DJ Mehdi, plenty of mixtapes & more

Time for the fourth edition of our Best Of 2011 retrospective series (after ART, BOOKS & STYLE), where we look back on the LIAS Year In Music. Frankly none of these lists are easy — we can trim each down to about 20 but then cutting them down to 10 means we gotta chop some […]


17 Nov
Handmade frames inspired by CC's mascot with Zeiss lenses

France hooks up with Italy and creates sweet eyewear love with the Cool Cats vs. SUPER limited edition sunglasses. The Paris creative collective Cool Cats styles out Milan’s SUPER sunglasses with a pair of frames made to look like Cool Cats’ namesake mascot. Based on a SUPER W frame in either shiny or matte black, […]


11 Oct
Album sneak preview + French duo's first NYC set in 2 years

If you can’t wait until October 25th to hear the new Justice album Audio, Video, Disco (on Ed Banger/Because/Elektra/Vice) the French electro duo are offering a jam-packed 4-minute minimix to keep all the fiends sated. At least temporarily. The second album by Xavier de Rosnay and Gaspard Augé is said to deviate from their hard […]


19 Sep
In homage to DJ Mehdi, a Mehdi-mixed homage to Dilla

As posted today over at Stones Throw: “This was Mehdi’s homage to J Dilla, created back in 2006, pressed up on about 200 CDs by Ed Banger Records for friends. Busy P posted it this morning for even more friends. DJ Mehdi rest in peace. Loukoums: non-produced and un-mixed by DJ Mehdi. “Based on the DONUTS […]


13 Sep
Celebrating Mehdi's life & work with one of our favorite mixes

Always a sad day with the passing of an artist whose work you really enjoyed, and such is the way we feel today with the reported death of DJ Mehdi (aka Mehdi Favéris-Essadi). One of our consistently favorite Ed Banger producers, we feel the best way to pay homage to Mehdi’s work is to enjoy […]


6 Sep
New album out October, 24th on Ed Banger Records

New video for the title track from Justice’s upcoming album Audio, Video, Disco, out on October, 24th. The clip was directed by Ed Banger creative director SO ME, and shows the French duo’s transition from pure electronic producers to implementing more live instrumentation. Looking forward to hearing the results…