4 Nov
Hazy aural melancholia to take the late ride home with

Hailing New Genre Alert: for those unfamiliar with the term “Night Bus”, in regards to music, it is meant to qualify that which would make the perfect soundtrack to watch the world flash by your eyes whilst taking the Night Bus. Hazy moog synths, vocals washed out heavily in reverb, general dope melancholia. Montreal producer […]


23 Nov
Members of The Faint drop first techno fortified mix

The latest Mad Decent purveyors of techno Depressed Buttons just released their new Mixmeat Mixtape, featuring tracks by artists as far ranging as Siriusmo, Underworld, Drop the Lime and even Bob Dylan. Which makes sense, given the band’s disparate techno sounds. Three-fifths of seminal indie synth band The Faint, Clark Baechle, Todd Fink, and Jacob […]


21 Aug
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Dance

words by Aldo Davalos // photos by Ellei Johndro (Shadow Scene) On December 31st 1996, Los Angeles hosted one of the largest massive raves that the city had ever seen. Entitled Seventh Heaven, over 10,000 people from across the southland descended upon the Grand Olympic Auditorium to usher in the New Year. I remember this […]


14 May

The line-up for Hard was announced, with a major banger of Underworld headlining. Instead of the usual spot, they’re gonna pack out the LA Forumwhich might be tough given the 15,000-capacity. Other artists include Canadian electro-funk duo and talk-box enthusiasts Chromeo, Crookers (perhaps maybe you’ve heard their remix for Kid Cudi’s “Day N’ Nite”?), Crystal […]