Dec 28

A friend was recently extolling the virtues of local Oaklandite, Mara Hruby.  She rocks a nice cover of D’angelo’s “Send it On” as well as songs from Stereolab, Bob Marley, and Jamiroquai on her release, “From Her Eyes”.  You can check out more of her music on her bandcamp page.  Incidentally, she’s also playing tonight at Yoshi’s Oakland…

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Jun 10

I remember having a very long conversation about Malcolm Gladwell with him, and he was one of the first people to tell me I had to hear Santigold.  Anyway,  I just talked to him this morning, and he said he’s been working on various Quannum songs and doing a bit of work with Emily Wells & Automator.   I asked if there would be a new Latyrx record…perhaps when Lyrics Born is done promoting As U Were

Here’s vid of Lateef with Automator at Yoshi’s:

And speaking of LB, he’ll be at the Harmony Festival this weekend:

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