Tag: producer

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PHOTOS: Steve Aoki | Shaun White Presents AIR+STYLE | The Rose Bowl | 2/22/15

Breakbot, Irfane, So Me & Franki Chan | Sound Nightclub | 2/12/15 [Photos and Review]

I won’t lie. DJ sets these days bore me. The unending flow of generic EDM beats with the expected bass-drops just doesn’t do it for me. It takes a special kind of sound to get me to a club to see a DJ “perform”. Breakbot is one of those DJs.

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Breakbot, Irfane, So Me & Franki Chan | Sound Nightclub | 2/12/15 [Video]

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Peanut Butter Wolf | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Peanut Butter Wolf | Facebook | Twitter  SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: I’ve always looked up to Peanut Butter Wolf.  Ever since he founded Stones Throw Records in 1996, and put out dope album, after dope album, after dope album, I knew that his taste of music was impeccable. Though I’ve never seen him DJ live, knowing what kind of … Read More Peanut Butter Wolf | Echo Park Rising | 8/16/14

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Matthewdavid | Echo Park Rising | 8/15/14

To Check Out Other Acts that I Caught At Echo Park Rising, CLICK HERE. THE ACT: Matthewdavid SOUNDS LIKE: THOUGHTS: If it’s good enough for Flying Lotus, it’s good enough for me (Matthewdavid is signed to Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint). Though I’m not especially excited by producer performances, the beats he performed were particularly intriguing. Complex and pulsing, it was music that had the young audience dancing in the … Read More Matthewdavid | Echo Park Rising | 8/15/14

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Lecrae | BET Experience: Music Matters | 6/29/14 [PHOTOS]

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE OTHER PERFORMANCES THAT I CAUGHT DURING THE BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE On the second day of the BET Experience at L.A. Live, I decided to watch the various acts performing on the main stage of the convention center. Each of the acts performed short sets to give the audience a sampling of what their music was all about. … Read More Lecrae | BET Experience: Music Matters | 6/29/14 [PHOTOS]

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Lecrae | BET Experience: Music Matters | 6/29/14 [Instagram Videos]

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE OTHER PERFORMANCES THAT I CAUGHT DURING THE BET EXPERIENCE AT L.A. LIVE Similar to Centric TV’s “Centric Certified” initiative, the flagship BET channel “Music Matters” spotlight also aims to  highlight the next BET superstars through music, bios, music videos, photos and intimate interviews where the artists explain who they are and what music means to them. Each artist performed a … Read More Lecrae | BET Experience: Music Matters | 6/29/14 [Instagram Videos]

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Blood Orange | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! Devonté “Dev” Hynes is a British singer/composer/songwriter and producer who performs under the stage name “Blood Orange”. What you may not know about him, however, is that he is a prolific song writer who has worked with high profile recording artists like The Chemical Brothers, Florence and the Machine, Sky Ferreira and Britney … Read More Blood Orange | Coachella | 4/13/14 (PHOTOS)

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Pharrell Williams | Coachella | 4/12/14 (PHOTOS)

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BLOG ENTRIES OF OTHER BANDS I SAW AT COACHELLA! Everybody loves Pharrell, myself included. My passion for his music all started with his work in N.E.R.D. “In Search Of…”, released in 2001, was on of the dopest albums I had heard in a long while. I even brushed off my yellow, N.E.R.D. mesh cap from back in the day to wear … Read More Pharrell Williams | Coachella | 4/12/14 (PHOTOS)

Shlohmo | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013

To check out pictures of other bands I was able to catch at the festival, CLICK HERE. Earlier in the day I had watched Tom Krell p/k/a How To Dress Well perform, and having done some research before the festival about different projects he had worked on, I found a video on youtube of a track How To Dress Well performed on produced by Henry Laufer p/k/a Shlohmo … Read More Shlohmo | FYF Festival | August 25, 2013

In Memoriam | J Dilla | 1974-2006 | “We reminisce over you”

A lot of people don’t know this, but before I went to law school, I worked at a small boutique entertainment law firm in Santa Monica, CA.  One of our clients was the production company that had signed Slum Village as an artist.  One of the first albums I got my entertainment law hands dirty with was “Fantastic, Vol. 2”.  I took great pride while working on … Read More In Memoriam | J Dilla | 1974-2006 | “We reminisce over you”