Ben Grenrock takes a look at the collaboration between Mono/Poly and Alyss.
It’s hard to believe it’s been a half-decade since the summer and fall of 2009, when Mono/Poly’s “Beatles Bitch” and “MS-14” acted as nitroglycerin inside Low End Theory. Dubstep had yet to defeat itself and the suplexing wobble and bass of his tracks was so heavy you didn’t even know to respond. They felt like […]
I’m still reeling from last night’s Brainfeeder Sessions. Mono/Poly, ESKMO, and Nosaj Thing torpedoing my mind into scattered tessarae. Think a hip-hop laserium, cat-nip for the stoned–as evidenced by the billowing clouds of smoke periodically erupting in the darkened Downtown Independent theatre. Standing room only, clumps of people, commanding the stairwells, the aisles, every last […]
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Bakersfield is Buck Owens and Merle Haggard territory. A dust-choked, sun-split farm town of about 300,000 people. Geographically, it is roughly 100 miles north of Los Angeles. Culturally, it is about 10,000. If you look hard enough, you can find 10 gallon-hats, spurs, rodeos, and most terrifying of all, vast hordes of people who pre-ordered […]
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