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El-P 6/28 The Echo Los Angeles Review

July 13, 2012 The Audio Perv 0


By Farhaad Esfandiary

My last experience at a rap show was less than stellar. The unwarranted machismo in the air, the 8 hours of local MCs opening, and hypeman’s mics just a tad bit louder than they should have been caused me to miss every single rap show in Los Angeles over the last four years. I guess until very recently I’ve been ‘over’ rap as a whole, but thanks to Killer Mike, and El-P releasing epic albums in May, …

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Tonight: El-P at the Echoplex

June 28, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Farhaad Esfandiary

If you can make a connection between “Linda Tripp” and “Madden 2004” that doesn’t have anything to do with blowjobs and football, then you need to be at The Echoplex in Los Angeles on June 28th. Underground Hip-Hop icon El-P, and Dungeon Family all-star Killer Mike have teamed up to bring us a union of abstract thuggery dubbed the Into the Wild Tour, which also features newcomers Mr. Muthafuckin Exquire, and Despot.

No doubt this tour …