Looking for the Perfect Beat: A Profile Of The Los Angeles Beat Scene Featuring The Low End Theory Crew

shockleewebpic_LAlookingfortheperfectbeatThis new music documentary from Low End Theory founder Daddy Kev and director Matthew F. Smith brings you into the LA beat scene and right into the home studios and creative sanctuaries of some of best known beatmakers in the area.

Check out the trailer followed by some uncut scenes with Ras G. and Gaslamp Killer. The film which borrows it’s name from the Afrika Bambaataa & Soulsonic Force classic just premiered at the Downtown Film Festival Los Angeles, no word yet on when it will be available for the masses.

Looking for the Perfect Beat’ is a cinéma vérité immersion inside the unique Los Angeles “beat scene” music community, centered around the world famous Low End Theory club night. Filmed over the Summer of 2013, we are given the opportunity to elegantly lift the veil on the personal creative processes of the internationally-acclaimed pillars of the scene. Indie music luminaries such as Thundercat, the Gaslamp Killer, TOKiMONSTA, Jonwayne, Baths, Daedelus, Ras G, Teebs, D-Styles, edIT of the Glitch Mob, Astronautica, Free the Robots, and Matthewdavid are all featured in vivid detail. The soundtrack for the film creates itself live on camera as the film elapses. This avant-garde visual angle on each subject in their respective creative spaces provides for an introspective glimpse into what would otherwise be unseen.

Told as a 24-hour tour throughout the city, the fly-on-the-wall perspective of ‘Looking for the Perfect Beat’ archives each artist’s studio at this moment in history, revealing something not only universally humanizing about the scene’s stars, but also telling of the diverse community in which this group of inter-related artists interact. Directed by seasoned music documentarian Matthew F. Smith, and produced by Low End Theory club founder Daddy Kev, ‘Looking for the Perfect Beat’ provides a holistic view of L.A.’s key players in this generation’s electronic music landscape while instilling hope for the future of cross-cultural creative unions.

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