It’s looking like another massive music weekend in LA, and one of the highlights will surely be the Avalon in Hollywood this Saturday night. Featuring the Repopulate Mars mastermind, Lee Foss, former Art Department co-captain, Kenny Glasgow, Desert Hearts’ Kevin Anderson, and RollingTuff’s Matt Ossentjuk, this party will bring proper house and techno to the infamous Hollywood and Vine dance music institution for revelers who prefer to groove into the wee hours of the morning.
To get you ready for the night, we’ve put together a list of 5 top tunes from Lee Foss and Kenny Glasgow, as well as some bonus material from Kevin Anderson and Matt Ossentjuk to make sure you’re well prepared for the vibes to come. Have a listen after the jump and if you’re feeling lucky, enter to win one of 3 pairs of tickets via our Twitter giveaway.
House purists and electronic Renaissance men, Lars Dales and Marteen Smeets (Detroit Swindle), are relatively new to the house community but have risen to the top through impeccable curation at their label, Heist Recordings, their finely tuned 2014 freshmen LP, and a live show that has audiences all over the globe clamoring. This Friday, they are set to make their LA debut at Couture Nightclub alongside Dig Deeper’s Masha and Alison Swing for what is set to be a tasteful affair in the heart of Hollywood. Be sure to get your tickets to see what it’s all about! Their live setup includes an extensive setup of analog and digital instruments and Outspoken has rented a Rhodes piano for the boys to jam out on.
In case you missed it, Paradise Garage, NYC’s legendary dance club, is coming to Los Angeles for one night only at the Hollywood Palladium this Saturday, December 19th! Ever since this show was announced, we’ve been looking forward to the club’s triumphant return to the west coast, and this weekend can’t come soon enough as we’re ready to get down to house and disco classics selected by two of Paradise Garage’s original residents, Joey Llanos and David DePino, and more.
In celebration of this rare event, we’re giving away a pair (2) of VIP tickets to this show and Paradise Garage merchandise! To enter, please follow the steps above.
After teasing the project through exhilarating sporadic appearances over the past year, Claude Vonstroke and Green Velvet finally announced their new collaboration Get Real this past November. To celebrate the official launch of the project, Get Real will be embarking on a run of dates this December and January in major US markets. The duo will also be introducing their first official productions as Get Real over the coming months, with new music set for release in early 2016.
Quickly approaching end of the year, be sure to catch the kick off of their tour at Exchange Los Angeles on December 26th.
It was the coldest dance floor that ever was at the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation as 96 hours of House, Techno, and Love warmed you from the inside out. What the weather lacked in warmth was more than made up for with supernova sets from some of the biggest names in underground. Now, the energy is focused on the 13 date City Hearts tour to keep the Desert Hearts vibe alive and it’s sure to warm your winter spirits. Watch the recap above and find out where to catch a groove at a city near you after the jump! Continue Reading
It’s about that time for EDX‘s return to Los Angeles! It’s been a massive year for the Swiss-based house maestro as he’s played major festivals and top nightclubs around the world, in between topping Beatport/Hype Machine charts, throwing his own No Xcuses parties, and crushing his No Xcuses radio show/podcast on a weekly basis. On December 19th, the Swiss-based house maestro is capping off 2015 in the U.S. by making his way back to Southern California for a performance at the famed Sound Nightclub, and he’ll be ready to throw down with an arsenal of new music, including his latest smash, “Revered.” If you’ve seen EDX, you know he always delivers, but if you haven’t, we recommend that you go check him out, especially since this is his last state-side show this year! Buy tickets here.
The latest promoters to hit the boulevard aren’t your average Hollywood main stays. With foot holds in both the Portland and Los Angeles dance communities, Infinite Vision have set out to unite the West Coast. Their two most recent bills featured Gessafelstein and Skream, respectively, with Alex Metric on deck for a fine evening at Sound Nightclub this Saturday including our very own Bones, as well as Neo Fresco and Jedi Jackson to suit. Get your tickets and discover the Infinite Vision way of celebrating another work week in the books.
Paradise Garage means a lot of things to a lot of different people, but if you were around NYC in the 90’s than those two words take on a profoundly holier meaning. For those who are new, Paradise Garage served as a playground to NYC’s bourgeoning house and disco scene welcoming any and all types of boogie monsters looking to spread love and joy in the now SoHo district of NYC. What now seems like common practice was once pioneered by the legendary dance hall including placing the DJ at the center of the party’s focus, a practice that birthed the funk phenomenon Larry Levan in the flesh. Continue Reading
Emerging as a dominant brand in Los Angeles, Minimal Effort will return this Halloween to create a haven for dance music connoisseurs with no boundaries once again. A certain commonality will exist between those in attendance, those that are performing, and the entities that may or may not be present. Three stages will be curated for your enjoyment and entertainment and hosted by some of the most extraordinary brands in dance music. A plethora of artists will provide sounds for your enjoyment, some of which will be known to many and some which might be unknown to all. Taking place at the magnificent Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, this is not going to be your ordinary Halloween event. For nearly 30 years, Belasco Theater was resurrected as a church and rumor has it that phantom footsteps were heard by members of the congregation coming from the stage as well as odd rustling sounds from back stage when the area was completely empty. A former organist tried to explain these sounds and believed that people actually heard a very elderly lady who lived under the stage who was “inherited” from the previous church. Occasional sightings of this woman eventually diminished and she did as well. Her true identity was never known and her spirit may still linger until this day. The sounds you hear might not be coming from the speakers, the essence you feel might not be from within, the spirit you embrace might not be your own. Get ready for the most magnificent and extravagant Minimal Effort yet and proceed with caution.
Next Saturday, November 7th, EDX will be descending upon LA for his anticipated No Xcuses party at the famed Create Nightclub. If you haven’t been able to see him live before, this is the perfect time to check out the house maestro, as his No Xcuses event brand has been around the world and back, providing people with a one-of-a-kind experience that had them buzzing through the following days. This upcoming event looks to be one of his best yet, and he’s bringing along his friend Antonio Giacca as direct support, so prepare for a full night of revelry and get your tickets before they’re gone. Buy tickets here and enjoy a track from EDX that’s amassed over 50 million plays.