FRIDAY: Top Tape at Hyperion Tavern (Silver Lake)

Come get reel to REAL with Dublab’s analog-obsessed Top Tape gang. Aural Standards will be there alongside music-minded beings like Matthewdavid, Frosty, Walter Gross, Jonwayne, Low Limit, Sun Araw and, if we’re lucky, AS fave DJ Crazy Scotty Str8 From Rehab (these are examples, not promises). All sexy cassingles are invited to mingle to this mix of ambient haze, screwed rap, fukt folk, and experimental freakiness (1941 Hyperion Ave, 90027). On FB.

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Breaking Out: Local Natives

Local Natives can do serious, but they prefer food fights.

Excitement abounds! My first official Spin feature, small though it may be, is available to read online right now. See it with your own wide eyes. The “Breaking Out” piece on L.A.’s own Local Natives — fine people and finer musicians — will appear in print in the September issue of the magazine.

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

Luck Dragons performs, Yoni Wolf looks on.

Quick bloggy bits from around the L.A. underground (and up). Share ’em.

  1. FEATURED: Dublab Drive Kicks Off with Lucky Dragons MP3*
  2. MP3: Machinedrum Rmx’s Ninjasonik’s “Gonna Get Pregnant”
  3. Watch: Local Natives Go Blue Blood (via Zissou) for “World News”
  4. MP3: Opolopo’s Funked-Up “Mothership” Remix by Portformat
  5. (all stories via West Coast Sound, via LA Weekly)

* The collective’s DJs include some of the city’s best, including artists like Daedelus, Ras G, Dntel, Gaslamp Killer, Nobody, Matthewdavid and Kutmah — the latter of which won’t be able to participate due to a controversial immigration arrest.