EAST MEETS NORTHWEST : Ryuichi Sakamoto Live in Seattle Read more

EAST MEETS NORTHWEST : Ryuichi Sakamoto Live in Seattle

Ryuichi Sakamoto is an enigma in my mind.  Perhaps just as well known for his work with Japanese synth-pop group, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Sakamoto had established himself as one of the most important solo composers in modern Japanese music.  Credited with hundreds of releases, spanning from 1978 to the present, he has bestowed upon his […]

NOBODY GIVES A SHIT: An Interview with The Gaslamp Killer Read more

NOBODY GIVES A SHIT: An Interview with The Gaslamp Killer

William Bensussen (aka “The Gaslamp Killer”) has been tearing up stages and DJ booths since he was 17, infiltrating and wrecking the, otherwise, fairly orthodox “dance club” scene of San Diego‘s Gaslamp district.  In 2006, he relocated to Los Angeles and helped found the Low End Theory weekly that now serves as the epicenter for […]