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PLAYLIST: “ONE REPORTERS OPINION” (DUBLAB, OCT. 19, 2016)

October 26th, 2016

Here's the playlist from L.A. RECORD editor Chris Ziegler's monthly radio show "One Reporter's Opinion," aired on dublab on Wed., Oct. 19, with new music from Slow Hollows, Daedelus, Low Leaf, Arima Ederra and more! Listen to the show here! The next edition of "One Reporter's Opinion" will be at noon on Wed., Nov. 16. Send us music for consideration! Details on submitting at bottom.

Interview

XL MIDDLETON + EDDY FUNKSTER: GOING TO CUT LOOSE

September 22nd, 2016

Since 2013, XL Middleton and Eddy Funkster have been building a rock-solid foundation for the artists on their Mofunk label. But now they’ve emerged from the studio with the first album they’ve actually made together, and it’s everything you’d expect with extra chrome and neon on top, too. They met on L.A. RECORD editor Chris Ziegler’s “One Reporter’s Opinion” show on dublab to discuss the future, the past and the food at the county fair. Eddy Funkster DJs with the Funkmosphere crew at Sleepless: The Music Center After Hours on Fri., Sept. 23.

Album reviews

BILLY CHANGER: SELF-TITLED

November 23rd, 2015

Billy Changer has the name of the everyman in a Philip K. Dick story, and like the everyman in a Philip K. Dick story, there may be something special about him—something powerful even—that he neither knows about nor fully controls.

Album reviews

WILL IVY: SCRAP PLASTIC 7″

November 14th, 2015

Will Ivy (of L.A.’s Dream Boys) steps out for his debut solo release with two songs of heart-on-sleeve pop with transcontinental inspiration from the U.K., New Zealand and Australia—that means it’s smart, it’s art and it’s got heart, of course.

Album reviews

FUZZ: II

October 25th, 2015

What I’m saying is there are cracks in the monolith now: #1 was almost magically coherent, an alien statue cut from a single giant rock, but II is like a Stonehenge, built from different rocks (of various weights and sharpnesses) for mysterious primal purposes.

Album reviews

ZIG ZAGS: SLIME EP

October 16th, 2015

Zig Zags had a triumphant 2014—their In The Red full-length debut was a total destroyer, and year endcap “Humans March (Let’s Die)” (on a split 7” celebrating the blitzed-out Keller/Neely comic The Humans) was a spot-on celebration of 70s weirdo exploitation that was half Sabbath crawler and half high-octane rocker. And now they got the slow stuff out of the way: the Slime EP is two fistfuls of songs scooped from the ooze of 80s hardcore.