LM054: L’Essentiel – HOWSLEY

For our latest mixtape in the L'Essentiel series, we welcome Howsley (aka Nick Howsley), co-founder of Manchester's Dansu ダンス Discs label.   Their first year as a label was impeccable, with releases from Paradiso Rhythm, Subjoi, and Keita Sano to name a few. They started 2018 off...

Synthwave – Genre to Watch – Hits LA Feb 3

With so many sounds and styles to explore in the scene these days, it can be challenging to find what makes you tick. We are always looking forward and strive to bring the best in the business to our L’Affaire Musicale tribe here in LA...

LM053: L’Essentiel – Booty Grove

Are you ready for another installment of the L’Affaire Musicale mix series? We are welcoming young Bootie Grove to the sanctum, a burgeoning artist in the disco and house scene hailing from Toulouse, France.   He initially caught our eye with the track ”Where is Lagann? Lagann...

LM052: L’Essentiel – THE SILVER RIDER

Happiest of New Years to our L’Affaire family. Hope you all got to celebrate in style wherever you were!   We’re kicking things off hot, with a fresh edition of the L’Affaire Musicale Mixtape. The Silver Rider took the reigns and blessed us with the perfect funky...

L’Affaire New Year’s Spotlight

It’s almost time to ring in 2018. Unsurprisingly, there is a plethora of events going on in LA to choose from. We’ve done the work for you and rounded up the top events that we are involved with to help you figure out where you...

Darius Debut Album – Utopia

  Right now, we are getting down to Darius’s recently released Utopia, a sophisticated exploration through multiple worlds of electro. “Aube” kicks this album off proper, tickling the ear drums with enchanting melody, crispy beats, and expertly laid percussion. You’re then lead to “Echo,” which resonates...

LM051: L’Essentiel – NERANG RECORDINGS

A new L’Affaire Musicale Mix Series just dropped! This time we head to Australia’s Gold Coast, passing the reins to Nerang Recordings don DJ Whipr Snipr. His name suits him well, as his Lo-Fi House style is both playful and radiant.   Featuring artists on the...

Wicked Paradise to Host Minimal Effort’s Main Stage

We may be heading into winter, but Paradise is still in full swing. Our premier LA party brand Wicked Paradise will be ringing in 2018 hosting Minimal Effort’s main stage.   The New Year’s Eve event just released a diverse Phase 1 Lineup, which features Bay area...