Gaslamp Killer

Judge Dismisses One of Two Gaslamp Killer Defamation Claims

In October, the psychedelic beat music producer the Gaslamp Killer (aka William Bensussen) was accused of raping two women, and subsequently sued both women for defamation.
Andy Cush / March 14, 2018

The Gaslamp Killer Sues Accusers For $5 Million Following Rape Allegation

Los Angeles-based DJ and producer William Benjamin Bensussen, known professionally as The Gaslamp Killer, has filed a lawsuit against three people who accused him of rape. Last…
Arielle Gordon / November 14, 2017

Flying Lotus Apologizes For Comments Defending the Gaslamp Killer

Flying Lotus has apologized after he made comments in support of DJ and producer the Gaslamp Killer, who has been accused of drugging and raping two women in 2013. At…
Liz Cantrell / October 17, 2017

Gonjasufi Feels Your Pain

"This is going to hurt your ears a bit," Gonjasufi announces over the mic as he cues up a gnarled synth riff on his Roland…
Peter Holslin / August 22, 2016

Gaslamp Killer Nearly Dies in Scooter Accident, Loses Spleen

Los Angeles producer/DJ the Gaslamp Killer is recovering following a near-fatal scooter accident that took place last Tuesday (July 9). The man born William Benjamin…
Chris Martins / July 18, 2013

Watch Flying Lotus Trace Left-Field #Beats With TNGHT and Shlohmo in Mini Doc

Through their new H?SHTAG$ mini documentary series, the fine folks at Red Bull Music Academy are working their way through as many hashtaggable genres as possible at…
Chris Martins / February 27, 2013

See Gaslamp Killer’s Terrifying ‘Seven Years of Bad Luck for Fun’

Back in September we brought you the premiere of "Nissim," a psychedelic gem inspired by traditional Turkish music, orchestrated by Los Angeles producer the Gaslamp…
Chris Martins / November 20, 2012

Hear Gaslamp Killer’s Turkish Tribute ‘Nissim’

Outside of his home base of Los Angeles, the Gaslamp Killer has a rep for bringing brutal bass and heavy samples to whatever dingy dance…
Chris Martins / September 14, 2012