March 15th, 2010 · 7 Comments
February 1st, 2010 · 3 Comments
VOICEsVOICEs might be like the middle of every great Led Zeppelin song, or maybe like Yoko Ono played backwards while in a warm cave. Their new EP—produced by Prefuse 73—is out now on Manimal Vinyl. This interview by Scott Schultz.
December 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Luis & the Wildfires make records between egg crates and a tacked-up Charlie Feathers LP in a tiny backyard shed in Altadena where the spirit of the the Sonics, Eddie Cochran, Little Willie G and Gene Vincent observe kindly from the corners. The hardiest die-hards of Wild meet for High Life and cookies doled out by Wild owner Reb’s wife and son. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
November 20th, 2009 · No Comments
Hurley, purveyors of velcroed boardshorts and other surf fineries, interviewed L.A. Record photographer Dan Monick for their Featured Artist series! You can see the video and read the words here: HURLEY.COM
November 6th, 2009 · No Comments
Dan Monick LA RECORD photographer and co-founder Dan Monick has a photography exhibit running November 7-20 at Grain in LA. From an interview with LittleBird Gallery on the show: LittleBird Gallery: Commercially, you are known for your portrait work and yet the subject matter in this exhibit focuses on images of everyday objects – often [...]
November 2nd, 2009 · 1 Comment
The Happy Hollows self-released their first album Spells in October—satisfying months of local anticipation—and today they begin their month-long residency at Spaceland. Bassist Charles Mahoney speaks now about the new album, his new book on Latin America insurgencies and making friends with French people at CMJ. This interview by Britt Witt.
October 26th, 2009 · 5 Comments
Dam-Funk grew up on “Scooby Doo” and sessioned for Westside Connection but his life’s work was and will be the stewardship of the true spirit of funk. He’s remixed Baron Zen and Animal Collective and he’s just about to release the 5XLP monster Toeachizown on Stones Throw. This interview by Chris Ziegler.
LOW END THEORY THREE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY TONIGHT! (COMPLETE PODCAST SERIES + VINTAGE NAKED PHOTO OF DADDY KEV INSIDE)
October 21st, 2009 · No Comments
photo by dan monick | logo by erik brunetti L.A. RECORD has been lucky enough to watch Low End Theory grow into one of the most exciting and vital music communities in Los Angeles, and some of our favorite interviews (and memories!) come from Low End Theory artists and residents like Flying Lotus, Gaslamp Killer, [...]
September 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments
For ten years, since the days when ‘Internet radio’ was as futuristic a concept as the electric car, dublab has been adding color, texture and depth to music in Los Angeles and the world beyond. Labrats Frosty and Ale meet at Girl House to talk about their anniversary. This interview by Chris Ziegler and Drew Denny.
September 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment
Exene Cervenka helped invent what Los Angeles is now and helped save the best of what it used to be. She releases a new solo album Somewhere Gone on Bloodshot in October and is moving back to California after years in a historic farmhouse in Missouri. She speaks now while camping on the beach. This interview by Chris Ziegler.