Feature: Dublab and Goethe Celebrate German Music, from Krautrock to Kraftwerk and Beyond

Though the kick-off already passed, there’s no reason not to get to know the Goethe-Institut (which has offices all over the world) via my recent article in the L.A. Times. The focus is the German cultural institute’s team-up with Dublab, a local non-profit music collective and internet radio station with a similarly international reach. The … Continue reading Feature: Dublab and Goethe Celebrate German Music, from Krautrock to Kraftwerk and Beyond

Tonight: Dublab’s Top Tape at Hyperion Tavern (Aural Standards Spinning Cassettes)

It’s going down at the Hyperion Tavern in Silver Lake tonight. Dublab’s Top Tape monthly starts at 10 p.m., and the DJ (CJ?) list is strictly sign-up. All cassettes, all night. It’s usually a mix of East Side music-makers (folks like Sun Araw, Matthewdavid, Walter Gross, Speculator, Jon Wayne and, on occasion, Money Mark) and … Continue reading Tonight: Dublab’s Top Tape at Hyperion Tavern (Aural Standards Spinning Cassettes)

Winners Announced for Dublab’s ‘The Scenesters’ Ticket Giveaway!

The excitement doesn’t stop! This morning Dublab sent out it’s weekly newsletter with an exclusive ticket giveaway to “The Scenesters Run L.A.” event — two sets of tix to the night of the winners’ choice — and within minutes, the people had spoken. Our quick-draw champs are: SASHA WISOTSKY (+1), who decided to attend on … Continue reading Winners Announced for Dublab’s ‘The Scenesters’ Ticket Giveaway!

News Roundup: Dublab + Lucky Dragons, Local Natives, Ninjasonik Remixed and more…

Quick bloggy bits from around the L.A. underground (and up). Share ’em. FEATURED: Dublab Drive Kicks Off with Lucky Dragons MP3* MP3: Machinedrum Rmx’s Ninjasonik’s “Gonna Get Pregnant” Watch: Local Natives Go Blue Blood (via Zissou) for “World News” MP3: Opolopo’s Funked-Up “Mothership” Remix by Portformat (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly) … Continue reading News Roundup: Dublab + Lucky Dragons, Local Natives, Ninjasonik Remixed and more…

News Roundup: FlyLo Announces Live Band, Dublab Launches Weekly, Liars and more…

Quick bloggy bits from around the L.A. underground (and up). Share ’em. FEATURED: Lotus Announces Live Band, Release Shows* Dublab Takes Over Fridays at Hyperion Tavern Watch: Liars Debut Psych-Thriller Vid for L.A. Anti-Anthem Learning Music Kicks Off Third Free Album-A-Month Series MP3 Exclusive: Pollyn Covers ‘Tom’s Diner’ by S. Vega (all stories via West … Continue reading News Roundup: FlyLo Announces Live Band, Dublab Launches Weekly, Liars and more…

News Roundup: Unreleased J Dilla Gem, Dublab DJs to ‘Spin’ Tapes, MP3 from Wounded Lion

Quick bloggy bits* from around the L.A. underground (and up). J Dilla Estate Drops Unreleased Gem, Greatest Slipmats Ever THIS FRIDAY: Dublab DJs ‘Spin’ Cassettes at Calling All Kids’ Top Tape Exclusive MP3: “Belt of Orion” by Wounded Lion (In the Red Records) (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly) *If you like … Continue reading News Roundup: Unreleased J Dilla Gem, Dublab DJs to ‘Spin’ Tapes, MP3 from Wounded Lion

Stones Throw & Dublab Release Coolest Thing Ever, Pretty Much (MP3, video)

It’s hard to know where to start with this one. At the end of the day, you could be the proud owner of: a DVD of the Secondhand Sureshots documentary (to be explained); a 12-inch picture disc featuring music by Daedelus, J-Rocc, Nobody, Ras G, and Kutmah; which itself comes packaged inside of a one-of-a-kind … Continue reading Stones Throw & Dublab Release Coolest Thing Ever, Pretty Much (MP3, video)

Roundup: Flying Lotus & Friends, U-N-I Hats, Dublab Art, Jogger + Nite Jewel

Quick bloggy bits from around the L.A. underground (and up): Flying Lotus Hosts Epic B-Day Jam w/ Computer Jay, Shafiq Husayn, Gaslamp Killer, Matthewdavid, many more (MP3) Inglewood Rap Duo U-N-I Designs Lakers-Inspired Hat (MP3) Dublab Holds Art Auction Featuring Sumi Ink Club, Travis Millard… Tonight, Free: Jogger, Nite Jewel, and Kozy(ndan) at Calling All … Continue reading Roundup: Flying Lotus & Friends, U-N-I Hats, Dublab Art, Jogger + Nite Jewel

Feature: A Decade Of Dublab – Celebrating L.A.’s Most Inspiring and Intuitive Music Collective

It was a true honor to collaborate with LA Weekly Music Editor Randall Roberts on a piece honoring one of this city’s most exceptional audio organizations, Dublab. What began as an Internet radio collective 10 years ago has grown into a veritable small universe of music-making, education, and events-throwing (and then some) — Dublab is … Continue reading Feature: A Decade Of Dublab – Celebrating L.A.’s Most Inspiring and Intuitive Music Collective