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The Year Of Exposing Abusers

Most people who work in media will tell you that it has become increasingly difficult to keep up with the number of harassment, assault, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 6, 2017 - 10:55 am

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The Gaslamp Killer Issues Joint Statement With Rape Accuser After Dropping Lawsuit Against Her

In October 2017, a widely circulated Twitter post accused William Benjamin Bensussen, the LA producer and DJ best known as the Gaslamp Killer, of drugging…
Chris DeVille | July 30, 2019 - 2:08 pm

The Gaslamp Killer Speaks Out Against Rape Allegation, Shares Court Documents From Defamation Lawsuit

In October, a woman named Chelsea Taldros took to Twitter to accuse famed DJ and producer The Gaslamp Killer, née William Benjamin Bensussen, of drugging…
Kat Bein / Billboard | May 16, 2018 - 6:52 pm

The Gaslamp Killer’s Defamation Lawsuit Against One Rape Accuser Thrown Out

In October, the Los Angeles beat producer and DJ William Benjamin Bensussen, who records music under the name the Gaslamp Killer, was accused of drugging
Peter Helman | March 13, 2018 - 8:00 pm

The Gaslamp Killer Sues Rape Accusers For Defamation

Last month, Los Angeles beat producer William Benjamin Bensussen, who records music under the name the Gaslamp Killer, was accused of drugging and raping two
Peter Helman | November 13, 2017 - 7:19 pm

Flying Lotus Apologizes For Defending The Gaslamp Killer Against Rape Allegations

Last week, Los Angeles producer the Gaslamp Killer was accused of drugging and raping two women in 2013. The Gaslamp Killer comes from the same…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2017 - 9:42 am

Flying Lotus Appears To End Set By Rejecting Rape Accusations Against The Gaslamp Killer: “The Internet Is A Fucking Liar”

Earlier this week, LA beat producer William Benjamin Bensussen, better known as the Gaslamp Killer, was accused of drugging and raping two women in 2013.
Peter Helman | October 15, 2017 - 10:56 pm

The Gaslamp Killer Responds To Allegations That He Drugged And Raped Two Women

William Benjamin Bensussen, who puts out music as the Gaslamp Killer, has been accused of drugging and raping two women in 2013. A widely-circulated Twitter
James Rettig | October 13, 2017 - 12:28 pm

Run The Jewels Announce 2017 North American Tour, Become Playable Gears Of War Characters

Run The Jewels are one of those live shows you absolutely need to see, preferably in a packed and sweaty club, so you should consider…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2016 - 10:28 am

Brainfeeder At The Bowl: Flying Lotus, George Clinton, Thundercat, & More Bring The Funk To Hollywood

Behold the Gospel Of Funk! In which we understand funk as a galactic force, a vast and free-flowing stream of information and instigation that suffuses…
Jonathan Zwickel | September 19, 2016 - 12:48 pm

Watch Michael McDonald Join Thundercat For “What A Fool Believes” & “Them Changes” At Brainfeeder Hollywood Bowl Show

Record label Brainfeeder hosted a show at the Hollywood Bowl last night featuring label-founder Flying Lotus, Thundercat, Shabazz Palaces, the Gaslamp Killer, and George Clinton…
Grace Birnstengel | September 18, 2016 - 11:27 am

The Gaslamp Killer – “Residual Tingles”

LA experimental hip-hop soundscaper the Gaslamp Killer is eyeing his first release in over four years, following up 2012's Breakthrough with the newly announced Instrumentalepathy
Collin Robinson | August 11, 2016 - 12:19 pm

Kid Moxie & The Gaslamp Killer – “Museum Motel” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Kid Moxie -- AKA Greek-born, LA-based musician Elena Charbila -- has a haunting new video by Markus Hofko, the director that brought us the bizarre…
Maggie Stamets | October 2, 2014 - 11:00 am

S.S. Coachella Jamaica Diary & Photos

The S.S. Coachella sailed from Fort Lauderdale, FL to Jamaica and back between 12/19 and 12/23, along the way featuring performances from Pulp, Hot Chip,
Andrew Youssef | December 26, 2012 - 3:15 pm

The Gaslamp Killer – “Seven Years Of Bad Luck For Fun” (Feat. Dimlite) Video

"Seven Years Of Bad Luck For Fun," an intense instrumental from bass music producers the Gaslamp Killer and Dimlite, shows up on the Gaslamp Killer's…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2012 - 5:40 pm