4 Jun
Wear a face above your face, if you can find one, that is...

Disclosure have been killing it pretty much all over the place lately. In case you haven’t noticed, they played the Brit Awards with Lorde, ran Coachella, rocked the Infiniti/Red Bull boat at the Monaco GP last weekend and pretty much rule the house universe with an iron fist. The young UK brothers’ sound is definitely house, […]


12 Dec
35-track/1-hour set with tour dates after the Jump

The Christmas spirit strikes Canadian artists Zeds Dead, who in their mistletoe generosity are making their Holiday 2013 mixtape available for free download.  The excellently mixed set includes 35 tracks in just under one hour, throwing in a virtual bouillabaisse of bass-oriented tracks — from trap, grime and drum & bass to future garage, nu disco […]


4 Jan
UK grime rapper converts the heathens to the Church of Bass

In the early millennium the UK Garage scene sprung from its murky depths one Dylan Mills, musically acclaimed as Dizzee Rascal and a former member of the Roll Deep crew. This New Years the grime artist released a new free mixtape titled Dirtee TV: Vol. 2 and it features the likes of Newham Generals, P Money, Merky […]


1 Aug
London brothers Guy & Howard's 2-step, garage & dubstep set

Brothers Guy and Howard from London have been creating smooth 2-step, garage and dubstep beats for a couple years now under the moniker Disclosure, starting at the ripe ages of 19 and 16 (don’t feel too useless, they still live at home with their parents). They’ve put together a nice 40-minute mixtape including prime downtempo […]


12 Jul
Disco 101 via club replications, photographs & live performances

Los Angeles MOCA has scheduled a quite intriguing exhibit, Fire on the Disco, which will take a discriminating look at disco and its profound impact on music, art, and fashion. The exhibit is being co-curated by LCD Soundsystem ex-front man, DFA Records co-founder and disco/punk music enthusiast James Murphy and MOCA director Jeffery Deitch. Fire on […]


2 May
Catching up with East Side Moto Babe Stacie London

Ask most girls what they would like to do best on a Sunday afternoon and I guarantee you’ll hear many say they’d like to hit Barney’s, NOT check out the East Side Moto Babes (ESMB) — a team of four female moto riders and enthusiasts who are serious racers of vintage motorcycles. Don’t get me wrong, […]


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 […]


15 Dec
Bass, garage, breakbeat & more for simmering hometown set

Upcoming Bristol producer Eats Everything had his latest mix recorded live from his hometown All Gone Pete Tong @ Bristol In:Motion set. In his first official Essential Mix, Eats Everything stays true to his name and simmers everything bass, garage, house and even breakbeat into this bouillabaisse mix, jumping around from shuffling beat to wobbly […]