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Terminal Vibration VIII (Modern Funk Beats)

May 15, 2018

The elegant beat matrix of electro is to rave what the blues were to rock 'n roll. In other words... it all started with Kraftwerk.

Terminal Vibration VII (Edge Of No Control)

May 2, 2018

Material's Intonarumori is a sprawling double-album sourced in the seedy underbelly of hip hop. And it's as ugly and twisted as you could hope for.

Garden Grooves 003

April 4, 2018

With Spring beginning to take flight, it was high time for the crew to get involved in some horticultural escapades at the Parallax Gardens.

AG Memories: In The Heights

November 21, 2016

It was in that moment that she could see the connections, like a lattice of accord stretching over what once seemed like a tangle of happenstance.

LA14

March 31, 2015

The five years between Straight Outta Compton and The Chronic were probably the most important stretch in the development of a distinctive West Coast hip hop sound.

Quik Is The Name

March 28, 2015

Just a week ago I was lucky enough to catch the Warren G and DJ Quik show at the North Park Observatory. The hook was that they were performing...