The Gaslamp Killer

If manufacturing sick-ass mixes and phat sounds were a crime, then The Gaslamp Killer undoubtedly would have fried in the electric chair by now. The 25-year-old turntablist genius is a certifiable freak, whether he's sporting kinky hairstyles or molesting the wheels of steel to spit out his filthy-sounding experimental flows of abstract hip-hop, avant-rap, psychedelic rock, grunge tracks, and squalid bass beats. Born William Bensussen, the dude's become a staple of the SoCal underground party scene (as well as a part of influential L.A. club Low End Theory) and will share his jams with the fly folks down at
Thu., Dec. 10, 9 p.m., 2009
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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.

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