Studio Essentials: Jay Tripwire
The Canadian powerhouse gives insight into the inner workings of his studio and the essential pieces of gear that lend to his ever evolving sound.

With the rate at which the electronic music scene and its genre offshoots morph and change, it’s easy to overlook those artists that were there at the beginning pushing the scene the forward in intere…

Podcast 494: Marques Wyatt
Deep and alluring grooves from a West Coast legend.

When it comes to the West Coast house scene—and the wider US scene, for that matter—few command the love and respect, of artists and dancers alike, that Marques Wyatt has procured over his 30-year car…

Catz 'N Dogz, Green Velvet to Play Inaugural RHA Festival
The event will take place from June 30 to July 1 at Punta Mita, Mexico.

RHA Festival has announced plans and dropped the initial lineup for its debut edition, set to take place from June 30 to July 1 at Punta Mita in the Riviera Nayarit region of Mexico. The festival will…

Desert Hearts Reveals Spring 2017 Festival Lineup
The event will again take place at Los Coyotes Indian Reservation from March 31 to April 3.

Desert Hearts, the now infamous West Coast party crew, DJ collective, record label, and event series, has announced details surrounding the lineup for its Spring 2017 festival. The highly anticipated …

XLR8R's Independence Day Party Guide
Land of the free, home of the rave.

As Fourth of July weekend approaches, XLR8R has laid out a short party guide for our favorite musical happenings in Los Angeles, NYC, Chicago, Detroit, and Seattle between July 1 – 4. From rooft…

Photo Gallery: Lightning in a Bottle 2016

This Memorial Day weekend marked the 11th edition of Lighting in a Bottle Music and Arts Festival, the lovechild of Los Angeles-based production force DoLab. Best known for their curated stage at Coac…

Photo Gallery: Venice Gets Deep with LUM

Photos By: Chris Soltis / Nightmoves.me You can purchase tickets to the next Venice Gets Deep event via XLR8R.  DEEP pres “Venice Gets Deep” feat ÖONA DAHL, SAAND & MARQUES WYATT   Tow…

Öona Dahl Teams up with SAAND and Marques Wyatt in Venice
The DEEP LA event is set to take place at Townhouse in Venice, CA on May 7.

The mystical and transformative Berlin-based artist Öona Dahl is set to play a special performance on Saturday May 7 at Townhouse in Venice. Öona Dahl’s tenor and cutting aesthetic perfectly mat…

Download an Exclusive Mix from Lum
Lum is slated to make his LA debut at Venice Gets Deep on April 2.

Born in Argentina and based in Tulum, Mexico, the DJ and jungle enthusiast known as LUM has spent his life steeped in indigenous cultures. A treasured member of the Crosstown Rebels family, LUM’…

Marques Wyatt United DJs of America Vol 20

What’s left to say about the godfather of West Coast house? Known worldwide for his legendary productions, remixes and skills behind the decks, Marques Wyatt displays some of that special magic …

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