Los Angeles may be known for its glitz and glamor, but our fair city is good for more than snooty bouncers, exorbitant ticket prices and arbitrary dress codes. Might we direct you to the places and parties which dwellers of the underground embrace. In contrast to the recent meteoric rise of commercial electronic dance music, left-field dance music has had a home here for over two decades, starting out in clandestine warehouse parties and eventually finding itself in the mix with slightly more established venues and parties.
With the proliferation of the internet and its social media megaverse, we’re not sure that anything is truly underground anymore, but let’s give it up for some of the movers and shakers of the scene still imparting the underground spirit of techno, house and drum’n’bass.
READ THE FULL FEATURE ON LA’S UNDERGROUND VENUES HERE.
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