Bay Area producer Brandon LaSan once literally schooled people — Oakland high school students and at-risk youths, actually — in the art of beat construction. Now he (metaphorically) does the same for esoteric electronic-music heads. LaSan specializes in cramming maximal amounts of data into his compositions; much of his second outing under the name Yoko Solo recalls fellow Bay Area denizens Meat Beat Manifesto, but with a more ADD-afflicted approach. While both artists seem enamored of science-fiction soundtracks, bizarre... More >>>