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East Angelean Echoes and Transatlantic Tempos... Little Boots' Working Girl Promo Tour, Live at The Echo

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The Siren: Victoria "Little Boots" Hesketh The Sound: Synthpop, nu-disco, deep house, electro house... mercurial melange of old and new The Scene: East Angelean echoes, deep bass, dark clothes, dim lighting, disco flying, summer swelter, low-key shelter, electronic dance shows, less wubba wubba, more water cooler... minimalist staging, maximalist s[...]

Mood Ring: We Are Mortals

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WE ARE MORTALS® is an evolutionary gender-free urban streetwear brand. We call ourselves MORTALS because we are the ones who understand the brevity of human life and the need to live it fully and limitlessly. We also believe that as MORTALS, we're all equal. That is why we created our brand around this idea of a future in which we wear our personalities[...]

Mood Ring: KES

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In his own words, #nowplaying the soundtrack to Los Angeles based new age R&B singer Kesington Kross, better known as KES's life. File This Under: Audio Justice.     (K)ids With Guns - Gorillaz This song is very provocative and daring...and the production shows that a song can be minimal, bare and indie and still be a mainstream hit a[...]

Adrian Younge Talks on Making "Arguably Archaic Art"

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I first heard about Los Angeles-based composer Adrian Younge on the Wax Poetics Magazine site. “Adrian Younge Presents Venice Dawn: Wax Poetics Records Releases Free EP from 2000”, read the headline. Maybe it was the word “free” that jumped out at me, but something prompted me to dig a little deeper. I downloaded the Venice Dawn EP, a 5 song soundtrack to a [...]

Kills Billions: Success in a System Designed to Fail

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From skid row to Bel-Air Los Angeles street wear brand Kills Billions stays trill. Founded in 2012, the brand strives to prosper off the record, all cash. Fuck a bank. Kills Billions is here to Reap The Rewards. This is your introduction to success in a system designed to fail. Art Nouveau: Hunter are you the main designer for Kills Billions? Kills[...]

The Show Must Go On

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When one chapter closes, another opens. The story is simple. One crisis leads to another climax, another climax draws upon a sudden conclusion, and the conclusion brings us right back to where we started. The beginning, the inciting incident, the boom and the bang that traces our footsteps into another series of narrative problems is not just Hollywood, baby[...]

Polaroid Trippin with Derek Akiro

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Los Angeles based photographer Derek Akiro describes his work as "lo-fi analogue for high minded low lifes." Fitting as his work combines the hyper-sexualized low-brow sensibilities with a nod for all things nostalgic. Strange Misfits unite. You got a winner in Akiro.