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Lincoln Heights' Low End Theory: High-concept music

October 1, 2009 |  2:00 pm


This Sunday's Calendar features a profile of many of the artists around the Low End Theory club night at the Airliner in Lincoln Heights.

It's Los Angeles' foremost destination for cutting edge hip-hop and electronica,  where its artists use progressive instrument technologies and online-savvy business models to make dazzling (and profitable) records that combine elements of avant-garde jazz, heavy rap, techno and a variety of U.K. beat-making cultures.

The story is available now, and clips of many of the artists discussed are streaming below.

-- August Brown

Boreta (Glitch Mob) -- "Bubblin in the Cut"

Daddy Kev -- "Little Doggy"

Daedelus -- "Admit Defeat"

edIT (Glitch Mob) -- "Artsy Remix"

Nosaj Thing -- "IOIO"

Ooah (Glitch Mob) -- "Tubstomper"

Reefer -- "Let It Go (Flying Lotus Remix)"

Photo by Stefano Paltera / For The Times