Archive | The Gaslamp Killer

Low End Theory announces the end of an era, books 10 final shows

Los Angeles’ premiere party-starter and event collective Low End Theory has announced the final shows in its decade-plus run. The weekly DJ nights, co-founded by Alpha Pup boss Daddy Kev, DJ Boring, and The Gaslamp Killer in 2006, had an enormous impact on hip-hop and bass music in the states. The party, which ran every Wednesday night […]

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One of The Gaslamp Killer’s accusers responds to defamation suit, Facebook post

In mid-October of last year, Chelsea Tadros took to Twitter to accuse electronic music producer and DJ, The Gaslamp Killer, of drugging and raping her and her friend RaeAn Medina in 2013. Shortly thereafter, William Bensussen was dropped from his labels, among other connections to the music industry at large severed. The Gaslamp Killer denied the […]

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The Gaslamp Killer issues new statement pleading innocence in light of defamation lawsuit

Last October, electronic music producer The Gaslamp Killer, real name William Bensussen, was accused of allegedly drugging and raping two women in 2013. News first arose when one of the alleged victims, Chelsea Tadros, first shared her account via Twitter, stating that the Los Angeles artist drugged her and a friend, RaeAn Medina, at a […]

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The Gaslamp Killer sues for defamation in aftermath of sexual assault allegations

In the aftermath of the published reports of sexual assault allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein — now known as the “Weinstein effect” — accusations arose that William Bensussen, best known as The Gaslamp Killer, had drugged and raped two women in 2013.Chelsea Tadros shared a statement via Twitter that detailed her experience of meeting Bensussen at a rooftop […]

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Flying Lotus apologizes for comments surrounding Gaslamp Killer controversy

On October 12, Chelsea (who has asked to have her last name withheld) took to Twitter to allege that she and her best friend were drugged and raped at The Standard in Los Angeles by William Benjamin Bensussen, better known by his stage name, The Gaslamp Killer.The Gaslamp Killer faced widespread backlash since the allegations were […]

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Alison Wonderland shares story of sexual harassment

Over the past few weeks, reports of sexual harassment and sexual assault have made headlines across the country. From accusations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to accusations against music producer The Gaslamp Killer, women of all backgrounds are coming forward to tell their stories of harassment and assault. Additionally, a social media campaign called “Me Too,” […]

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Flying Lotus comes out in support of The Gaslamp Killer

At the conclusion of a recent performance, Flying Lotus came out in support of The Gaslamp Killer, who was accused of rape last week. The Gaslamp Killer is alleged to have drugged and raped two women in a Twitter post from October 12.At his October 14 show, Flying Lotus wrapped things up with a message […]

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The Gaslamp Killer’s Australian Tour has been canceled following sexual assault allegations

Following the sexual assault allegations recently levied made at The Gaslamp Killer on Twitter, the LA-based producer has been experiencing massive professional fall out. First, the LA party series Low End Theory announced it would be parting ways with the artist known as William Bensussen.Now, Bensussen’s upcoming Australian tour has been cancelled, with promoters, The Operatives, saying it was “the only option.” […]

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Low End Theory releases The Gaslamp Killer residency with the series

Low End Theory, an LA localized “weekly party series” that fosters hip-hop, experimental, and electronic aesthetics has released William Bensussen from his residency with brand.Known by his stage name, The Gaslamp Killer, Bensussen’s discharge from Low End Theory arrives in the wake of the sexual assault allegations alleged against the artist just yesterday on Twitter […]

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The Gaslamp Killer accused of alleged sexual assault in Twitter post

Better known by his stage name The Gaslamp Killer, William Bensussen has been accused of rape in a recently published Twitter post that situates the alleged assault occurred four-years agoin 2013. According to the written account posted by a Twitter user named Chelsea (@chelseaelaynne), whose full name has not been disclosed, The Gaslamp Killer is said […]

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Tune into day 3 of Movement with DA & Red Bull – S U R V I V E, The Gaslamp Killer, and Danny Brown

Movement is sadly coming to an end, but that in no way means its last day is lacking in quality musicians. Red Bull returns once again to its RBMA stage to stream the final day of action for those spending their Mondays at home.In conjuction with us here at Dancing Astronaut, Red Bull is giving […]

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