Top photo by Theo Jemison. It used to be that a concert was just a band performing on a stage somewhere. People would show up and enjoy the tunes, but things stayed pretty static when it came to the visuals. Then somewhere along the line concerts evolved to include visual art that could energetically complement the on-stage performances. [...]
LA beat scene fans rejoice because the stage has been set for a festival of a very different kind. The highly reputable, Los Angeles-based party ]] Low End Theory has decided to throw their very own festival and they’re bringing all their friends with them. Artists like Flying Lotus, Gaslamp Killer, Tokimonsta, and many others were [...]
Flying Lotus - Camel (Nosaj Thing Remix) [Warp]
After murdering DJs in the Day Of The Dead trailer, The Gaslamp Killer gives us a look inside his home studio and his massive vinyl collection on Fuse TV’s Crate Diggers. The Low End Theory founder shows off records more eclectic than the madman himself – Italian break beats, heavy Turkish psych, and a healthy dose of J. Dilla. GLK will [...]
Today’s latest entry into the world that is indie beats brings us to comic horror, as Los Angeles’ Gaslamp Killer drops a frightfully good EP in anticipation of his upcoming full-length. The Flange Face EP is full of ghostly beats and undead frequencies. I would suggest that the cautious listener take a breath before diving in, because [...]
The Gaslamp Killer feat Miguel Atwood-Ferguson - Flange Face (Original Mix) [Brainfeeder]
The Gaslamp Killer feat Miguel Atwood-Ferguson - Flange Face (Low End Theory Edit) [Brainfeeder]
The Gaslamp Killer feat Dimlite - Seven Years Of Bad Luck For Fun (Original Mix) [Brainfeeder]
LA underground music company Low End Theory took their sound to a new heights this past Saturday, sharing their uniquely creative styles at SoCal’s Eagle Rock Music Festival. Having by far the biggest audience, there was no doubt by the crowd’s size and reactions that they had the most uniquely appealing and satisfying sound of the [...]
TOKiMONSTA feat Gavin Turek - Little Pleasures [Brainfeeder]
Flying Lotus - Kill Your Co-Workers [Warp]
Nosaj Thing - Lords
Since we added glitch hop to the genre categories on the site, I thought it’d be appropriate to help the genre catch up a bit in terms of content. While certainly released deep back in summer 2010, anyone looking for fresh, inspired talent in the genre should look no further than the work of 21 year-old Will Weisenfeld, aka Baths. Known [...]
Baths - Heart (Daedelus's Snorelaxed Remix)
Baths - Maximalist