25 Mar
Celebrating a decade of Crosstown Rebel techno luster

Ten years of a record label whose graph of greatness increases exponentially, Crosstown Rebels anhydrates 2012 with a King Tut level of sarcophogus to celebrate one of its most prolific and outstanding years with a just released CD, Rebel Rave 3 (pick it up on beatport). Mixed by in-house producer Subb-An, named by DJ Magazine as the ‘Best […]


21 Jun
Annual fest now 2 days = 2x the killer line-up

FYF Fest (Fuck Yeah Fest Festival…don’t ask) has been a favorite day festival for Los Angeles’ city dwellers for a couple years now. The festival, which started as a promotion of punk bands, has included a plethora of bands from different genres bringing it mounting attention over the past few years, and has finally built […]


30 May
Plus upcoming Summer & Fall tour dates for Minneapolis band

After receiving praise for their debut album, Give You the Ghost, Minneapolis electronica band Poliça — fronted by vocalist Channy Leanagh and producer Ryan Olson — has been crafting their image as a band wisely, and carefully. As far as their music videos go, they ensure that images and ideas, no matter how risque or controversial, are […]


11 May
3rd & final installment of our feature with the reclusive producer

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has lit the interwebs aflame with his recent Coachella performance. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music maverick has always been two steps ahead of his sonic contemporaries. But with his […]


27 Apr
Part 2 in a 3-part feature with the reclusive sonic magician

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has recently lit the interwebs aflame with a Coachella performance these past two weekends. It was, by all accounts, a cinematic tour de force. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music […]


26 Apr
Part 1 in a 3-part feature with the reclusive sonic magician

Although not a name well known outside music nerd circles, Amon Tobin has recently lit the interwebs aflame with a Coachella performance these past two weekends. It was, by all accounts, a cinematic tour de force. We were among those that were there, and were properly dazzled. The Brazilian born, London-raised, Redwood Forest-dwelling electronic music […]


26 Aug
Brits offer up bass, grime & folktronica on extended mix

British culture magazine i-D offers up an interesting selection of tracks for their August mixtape. The longest mixtape they’ve ever assembled, the August edition treads from bass, grime and trip-pop to acoustic, folktronica and alt ambient, including tracks from an army of artists such as Afrikan Boy (who rapped on DJ Shadow’s “I’m Excited” video), Joe […]


7 Jun
Ninja Tune's bass virtuoso using digital mapping for upcoming shows

Ever pushing the boundaries of music — both in production and presentation — Amon Adonai Santos de Araújo Tobin, aka Amon Tobin, is taking his next project ISAM to the highest level of live digital execution. The Brazilian producer and electronic music soundsmith has decided to present his latest album with a live experience only […]