Exploring LA’s Underground Music Scene

shockwebpic_LA_RAThis quality mini-docu from the Resident Advisor crew attempts the challenge of showing us in 30 minutes what the Los Angeles underground music scene is like. Not an easy task, but a good effort in capturing the city that’s worth viewing.

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► Low Leaf – Set Me Free

shockwebpic_lowleaf_setmefreeCheck out this new self-directed video from Low Leaf for her song Set Me Free. Keep an eye out for this LA-based Filipino rooted pianist, harpist, writer and performer, her album Akashaalay is available now on Fresh Selects.

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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.

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► Jakes 2014 US Winter Tour + Promo Mix

shockleewebpic_jakes2014UStourmixThis brand new promo mix from Bristol’s own Jakes will hit you over the head. He is currently embarking on a U.S. tour so do not miss this leader of the bass music scene and head of the H.E.N.C.H crew when he comes to a city near you.

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Ava DuVernay Says Knock It Off & Make Something

shockleewebpic_avaduvernaykeynoteIndependent filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Sundance Award-winning director of the film ‘Middle of Nowhere‘ and of the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. feature drama ‘Selma‘ gave a keynote speech last weekend at the 2013 Film Independent Forum event held in Los Angeles that offers some of the realest advice we’ve heard in a while. All people who aspire to be or are in the creative and startup industries should hear this.

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Emika’s Dva World Tour Begins This Month!

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The first chapter of Emika’s Dva World Tour is here! Make sure to catch her in a city near you, upcoming dates in New York, Los Angeles, Montreal at Mutek, London, Paris, Berlin, Russia and more in celebration of her new album Dva.

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[LA] Events Taking Place During Grammy Week 2013

It’s that time of the year again where big music gets into full swing in Los Angeles in anticipation of the 55th Grammys which are taking place this Sunday, February 10th at the Staples Center. Here are some of the pre-parties, soirees, receptions and after parties going on around LA this week.

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TOKiMONSTA Talks Tech

DJ TechTools sits down with LA based beatmaker and Brainfeeder crew artist, TOKiMONSTA to discuss some of her favorite tools, influences, classical music background and approach to remixing and playing shows.

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Pure Filth Sound: Crucial Beats & Bass Mix + New Album Announcement

A familiar face around the LA bass scene, Sam XL has been pushing electronic dance music in all forms throughout Southern California, always underground, always independent and always cutting edge beats.

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▶ Chilled Out Mini Mix From LA Beatmaker Nosaj Thing

A new mix from Nosaj Thing, AKA Jason Chung one of the more interesting and somewhat mysterious artists coming out the electronic beat scene in Los Angeles. Check out this chilled out mix specially created for Mary Anne Hobbs XFM radio show out of the UK.

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