Aaron Frank’s fist to your face is Folger’s Of course, it’s way too early to already be discussing next year’s Coachella. But it’s worth noting that the Gaslamp Killer made a recent appearance on Gilles Peterson’s BBC radio show, and along with a tremendous new mix, the LA-based DJ and producer also revealed himself to […]
Frank N Beats Mix: 006 October 14, 2014
Aaron Frank prefers turning up to looking at pictures on the wall. As the state of the site has reflected, it’s been a stressful transition period for us here at Passion of the Weiss in recent weeks. Luckily, our patience and hard work has paid off, and together with his design team, Jeff has restructured a […]
Frank N Beats Mix: 005 August 11, 2014
Aaron Frank wrote this from the 38th parallel north of the Internet. As we work our way through the hottest part of the summer, I’ve included some downtempo tracks on this month’s mix to reflect the oppressive humidity we’ve been experiencing here in the South. Starting with back-to-back tracks from the burgeoning LuckyMe camp out […]
Frank N Beats Mix 004 June 30, 2014
Aaron Frank’s girl just wants to party all the time Over the last few years, the rise of EDM has resulted in a widening gap between underground and commercial dance music. As a result, certain hallmarks of the genre, like huge drops and pop-inspired hooks, are being discarded by underground producers in favor of a […]
Aaron Frank is just another case about the wrong path Every year, as the weather gets warmer, I always find myself trying to get outside more often to enjoy it. But with climate change destroying the weather patterns I grew accustomed to in my youth, spring essentially ceases to exist. In its place is a […]
Frank N Beats Mix: 002 April 23, 2014
Aaron Frank woke up early on his bornday This month’s mix is mostly instrumental, but it’s difficult to ignore the vast crop of talented producers coming out of the UK at the moment. In waiting a couple extra days to put this mix together, I was able to score new tracks from two of my […]
Aaron Frank is wearing crushed out velour. This mix is in continuation of a series I started on my old website a few years back. The series was initially designed to share my latest finds in the electronic and hip-hop genres with friends old and new. Three years after moving away from my hometown, I […]
The Return of The Horrors February 28, 2014
Aaron Frank is a 4th cousin, twice removed from Bela Lugosi. The Horrors’ new single is a bold statement about their current direction in style. On their first two albums, the UK psych-rockers were heartbroken and bitter, and dressed the part. With 2011’s Skying and their new single “I See You,” it’s clear they moved […]
Much like the Grammy’s, the Academy’s selection process is questionable. Though it may seem that more often than not The Oscars do a good job of picking the cream of the crop, there are any number of outstanding films in a given year that will undoubtedly be left behind. So a few of us have […]
Aaron Frank is a swagger veteran. Those staying in tune to the garage rock scene are well aware of Ty Segall and Thee Oh Sees’ recent quest for world domination. Over the past few years, these two artists have toured and released albums nonstop. Their massive contributions with Carrion Crawler and Sinners are sincerely applauded. […]