Trevor BantaDanny Johnson, Franki Chan, and Zane LandrethL.A.'s Franki Chan, equal parts record label owner, DJ, comic book artist, and promoter, is a defining force in his city's art and nightlife scenes. Known for parties such as Cinespace Tuesday, Fucking Awesome, and Check Yo Ponytail -- ... More >>
TrainFrom SF Weekly's latest print edition: Derail the Train: You know the song. You'd recognize it from the gently rolling piano chords that start it off, or the opening lyric -- "Now that she's back in the atmosphere/ With drops of Jupiter in her hair," sung in Pat Monahan's signature nasa ... More >>
League510's high-energy, synth-fueled hip-hop.
â€‹Here's another new surefire dancefloor jam from Philly MC and Spank Rock buddy Amanda Blank. "Make It Take it" is the latest single off Blank's upcoming record I Love You. The tune laces Blank's intrepid bravado with cool, atmospheric interludes. So while the straight-talkin' lyricist may t ... More >>
By Dan Leroy A couple of weeks ago, an expert on the Harry Potter series told an audience of high school kids how lucky they were to have this Big Shared Experience--these seven books and 41,000 words in common. What does Harry Potter have to do with hip-hop in 2008? In an age when many year-end ... More >>
Well Deep: 10 Years of Big Dada (Big Dada)
Well, lots of things, actually
Spank Rock scores one for the B’More club scene