1 Aug
Waxploitation offers 18-tracks of favela-shaking bass madness

Leo Justi of the Waxploitation label just dropped his new Heavy Baile mixtape as more proof that Brazil is always bringing the heat. Sure Baile Funk was a phenomenon that took over global dancefloors back in 2006, but that doesn’t mean the producers of Rio de Janeiro haven’t been shaking up the favelas ever since. Take a listen to […]


20 Feb
40-minutes of bass, breaks, funk & dubstep supergroup mixing

Krafty Kuts teams up with Dynamite MC and Erb N Dub for a new live act called Wicked City. The bass ‘n’ breaks supergroup will be touring extensively this season, and offer up this 40-minute mixtape — aptly titled Wicked City DJ MIX — to give kids a chance to hear their funk and bass sound, all […]


11 Nov
Taking place this Friday at Hero Complex Gallery

Our friend and artist extraordinaire, Jim Mahfood — aka Food One — is having his first solo exhibit in Los Angeles this Friday. How the hell he hasn’t done a solo show in LA before is beyond us, seeing as he’s one of the city’s most important underground artists. Whether its his LA Ink Stains […]


5 Feb
Stanton Warriors, Drumattic Twins, Freestylers & more

We love us some comics. We love us some break beats. We also love us some Incredible Hulk (more Avengers movie Hulk than the other movie Hulks, although you’d have to give Lou Ferrigno’s seminal Hulk top billing). What’s the point, you ask? The point is that DJ Justin Johnson has dropped the 9th volume in […]


17 Oct
370+ releases & counting for the LA indie hip-hop & soul label

Anybody who even moderately pays attention to music knows how difficult it is to survive as an independent label nowadays — the shit is brutal. What’s even harder is surviving when you’re uncompromising about your product, discriminating with your roster and meticulous about your craft. Such is the case with Los Angeles’ Stones Throw Records, […]


3 Jul
Ambient & bass cuts from Chicago's producer duo

Chicago’s Supreme Cuts is producers Michael Perry and Austin Keultjes, who are preparing to release their debut full-length Whispers in the Dark July 10th via Dovecote records. Supreme Cuts puts forth a sound exploring an area where beats and the streets collide: hip hop undertones, and sometimes vocals, lead tracks punctuated with thick, ambient, industrial percussion (see: […]


4 May
Win 1 of 2 pairs of tickets for this Saturday night's show

We enjoy our Soul Clap here, and we think you should too. That’s why we’re gonna give away 2 pairs of tickets to the EFUNK Show in Los Angeles we posted about a couple days ago. All you gotta do is go to our Facebook page, Like Us, and enter in the Soul Clap post your […]


2 May
Elyte & Cnyce bring their R&B-infused house to City of Angels

We’re big fans of the Soul Clap boys, so much so that we had them give us their definitive tour of their Beantown home in our Coordinates: Boston series (check it out, its hilarious). Well the duo of Elyte (Eli Goldstein) and Cnyce (Charles Levine) are celebrating the release of their debut album EFUNK (out […]