Born in Sonora, Mexico and raised in Arizona and now based in San Diego, Ele has always been influenced by a multitude of sounds. Even though she goes back and forth between mixing platforms, she spent her first 10 years DJing strictly vinyl – seamlessly blending deep house, drum and bass, hip hop, downtempo and much more. With a solid vinyl education and base, she understands the intricacies of sound – how each melody, rhythm and instrument comes together to create a feeling or mood.
This week she debuts her first official EP, ‘Noir’, a lovely collection of sounds created over the summer and packaged up in a pretty little bundle with stellar remixes from Abjo and M31RK. Miss Ele also has a really nice offering of mixes …
Former Fat Beats Records employee and BBAS member Soul Khan dropped a track for the first time this year. “Praying for a River” is the newest single off his album which he’s planning to release early 2014 and it’s produced by Pace Rivers.
Dave Chapelle is too funny. Rhonda Byrne was a little worried that Chapelle was going through depression so she sent him her book entitled “The Secret.” The book basically reveals the secret to life. And here’s what Dave Chapelle had to say… (illustrated by Jaeil Cho)
Back in the 1990s, before every moment of every party was posted online in real time, magazine’s like URB were the best place to get a good look at the amazing rave scene happening in and around Los Angeles. A new book, ”DANCEFLOOR THUNDERSTORM: Land Of The Free, Home Of The Rave,” re-captures that energy, with hundreds of photos shot between 1996-2000 in Southern California’s thriving rave culture. The book has a Kickstarter page, where you can pre-order your own copy, snag a classic rave photo print, and even have your own vintage rave picture appear in the pages. …MORE