Lincoln Heights' Low End Theory: High-concept music
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)"
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