Tag: LOS ANGELES

09 Jul 2019

Rah Zen’s ‘Upon The Apex’ // Classic hip-hop meets futuristic motion

To celebrate the release of Rah Zen’s sophomore album, Upon The Apex, and the rich culture of music he is bringing to the world, PulpLab is presenting an exclusive interview with the Boston artist about his new album and the voyage that brought its finality. Order a limited edition tape of Upon The Apex from Dome of Doom via Bandcamp and stream the album’s single second “New Beginnings feat. Kadeem” during the read.

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23 Nov 2018

Free The Robots Presents: Tempo Dreams, Vol. 5

By Neil Weeks One of the most eclectic and raw compilations this year comes in the form of Tempo Dreams, Vol. 5, put together by Los Angeles underground titan Free The Robots. Launched on respected Brooklyn label Bastard Jazz across high-quality vinyl and digital streaming platforms earlier this month, the music collects an array of […]

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18 Nov 2018

INSOMNIAC: An Immersive After-hours Tour in LA’s Oldest Private Club

Inspired by the weird corners of the internet and the hidden gems of the world, X.X.T uses its music, videos, and experiential performances to connect and entertain audiences across the world. INSOMNIAC, presented on October 30th, 2018, was an immersive, after-hours tour through the historic Los Angeles Athletic Club’s most hidden and entrancing spaces, accompanied by surreal […]

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25 Oct 2018

Q+A: Kenny Segal “Happy Little Trees” // Ruby Yacht

Kenny Segal ‘happy little trees’ EPK Kenny Segal happy little trees Ruby Yacht Released on October 19, 2018   By William Sheehan We caught up with Kenny Segal (briefly, I might add) over the phone in his Brooklyn traipse; he’s not a stranger around here. The route warranted some attention, no doubt – it’s New York, but […]

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17 Oct 2018

SPINE // Blake Skowron & The Otherworldly Experimentations of His Debut LP for Dome of Doom

Blake Skowron Spine Dome of Doom Released October 16, 2018 By Neil Weeks Modern electronic music has splintered into an endless stream of forms, encapsulating degrees of experimentation that have put the genre into the forefront of musical innovation. In the path of the next generation of forward-thinking electronic producers comes Chicago’s Blake Skowron, launching his […]

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29 May 2018

Q+A // DAEDELUS on LA’s Beat Scene, the Culture of Digging & His New Album, TAUT

By John-Paul Shiver Alfred Darlington, a deep-rooted architect of L.A.’s beat scene, has tinkered with these limits since 2001.  Recording under the well-respected moniker of Daedelus, his brand of left field electronic composition—hip-hop, r&b and jazz blasted through an EDM filter—was an early tent pole in the post-genre beatmakers camp in Southern California. Taut, his […]

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16 Mar 2018

#FillingSpots Woolymammoth’s Debut Full-Length Shapeshifts from Dank to Dark. And back.

Shadeslove Woolymammoth Filling Spots Alpha Pup By John-Paul Shiver The peripheral old boom bap that aligns itself with bass tones—shapeshifting from dank to dark. And back—are scattered about with notable placement on the ominous feeling “rude boy version” of Shadeslove. The track serves as an all-encompassing idea that remains pervasive throughout the debut full-length album […]

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05 Dec 2017

Pulp Lab Presents “Night Flight” by ELUSIVE- First Listen

By John-Paul Shiver Elusive Sketches Dome of Doom Aaron Koslow, who records and produces under the name Elusive, completes his highly productive year in music with a 30-track beat tape that strikes a fair balance between sample based material and interstellar synth fuzz. The aptly titled “Sketches” bumps slow, seeps in deep and bows out with […]

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16 Oct 2017

#TheLabReport: PHOTO17 @MILK Studios

On October 5th, Milk Studios presented PHOTO17, the third installment of this premier annual photo auction for the AIDS Monument that will become the world’s iconic landmark in West Hollywood.  This year marked a total of $3,750,000 raised to date for the STORIES: The AIDS Monument that is set to break ground at West Hollywood Park in 2018. The top selling […]

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06 Apr 2017

Karriem Riggins Releases ‘Bahia Dreamin’ from Headnod Suite [Video]

Karriem Riggins Bahia Dreamin’ Headnod Suite Directed by Calmatic By John-Paul Shiver Karriem Riggins, who earlier this year released his 29 track “Headnod Suite” on the Los Angeles based label Stones Throw Records, has shared a video this week for Bahia Dreamin’. It features a quaint early morning living room dance party, fueled by Earl Grey Tea. Or so it seems. Riggins, […]

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01 Feb 2017

Tech x Pop Culture x Americana @Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Art Los Angeles Contemporary, the International Contemporary Art fair of the West Coast, was held January 26-29, 2017 at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, California. The fair presented top established and emerging galleries from around the world, with a strong focus on Los Angeles galleries. LA’s Puppies Puppies opened the ALAC  Preview on Thursday, January 26th with a […]

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14 Sep 2016

“Let the Games Begin” Assembly NY x Raquel Allegra

 “It’s time for designers to do something personal and dynamic.” – Greg Armas of Assembly, a gallerist-turned-designer as well as retailer with stores in New York and Los Angeles. At the joint show of Assembly New York x Raquel Allegra held on September 14th at the Old Gym at 268 Mulberry Street, guests were treated […]

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