Nite Jewel, amidst balls
We’re getting caught up on two weeks of intense blogging for West Coast Sound, and we now present to you some tasty MP3 and/or streaming works. This is Groove Edition (think “fun-kay”).
- FEATURED: Nite Jewel with Teen Inc. for EP, ‘Am I Real?’*
- ‘Timber,’ Lush Electronics from Asura and Ana Caravelle
- Chamber-Funk Ensemble Fol Chen Drops ‘The Holograms’
- James Poyser, Karriem Riggins, Madlib on ‘Funky Butt’
- Arabian Prince and CX Kidtronik in ‘Let’s Hit the Beach’
- Freddie Gibbs with ‘Str8 Killa’ EP, Says ‘F*ck the World’
(all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)
* “Nite Jewel, keyboard queen Ramona Gonzales, is a quintessential artist of the L.A. underground and has now produced a collaboration with a young group that’s starting to catch buzz, Teen Inc.”
Posted in LA Weekly, news
Tagged Alpha Pup, Ana Caravelle, Arabian Prince, Asthmatic Kitty, Asura, beach bummin', chamber-funk, chillwave, CX Kidtronik, Decon, Fol Chen, Freddie Gibbs, free music, gangsta rap, James Poyser, Karriem Riggins, L.A. funk, leaks, Liars, Los Angeles, Madlib, music news, N.W.A., Nite Jewel, Non Projects, Ramona Gonzales, space jazz, Stones Throw, Teen Inc., The Echo, weirdos, XXL magazine, Yesterday's New Quintet
Over the weekend I had the pleasure of attending a free DJ workshop in Hollywood featuring demonstrations and talks from some real local legends. Arabian Prince gave instruction, and Cut Chemist closed out the afternoon event with a jaw-dropping performance. Read more here, via West Coast Sound.
Class is in session. (Jeanette Paredes)
Posted in LA Weekly, live reviews
Tagged Arabian Prince, Cut Chemist, Delicious Vinyl, Freak City, Jurassic 5, KDAY, live music, Los Angeles, old school rap, Ozomatli
The All Star Workshop will be a forum for DJs, musicians and engineers to come together and share new techniques and ideas. Participants will be encouraged to showcase techniques, secrets, tweaks and collaborate whenever possible.
Read more at West Coast Sound. I’ll be covering the Saturday event as well.
Posted in event previews, LA Weekly, news
Tagged Arabian Prince, Cut Chemist, Delicious Vinyl, Freak City, Jurassic 5, KDAY, Los Angeles, music news, old school rap, Ozomatli