A Picture Gets 1000 Words In, Edgewise

Jacob posted a picture of me from ten years ago, and I dove deep into my responses to each little detail.

New album announcement!

Danger Grove is Jesse Dangerously and Lizard Grove. We did some remixes, we won a competition, we made a record, and COAX Records will be releasing it in body and soul on Jesse's 39th birthday, October 19th of this year. We'll let you know as soon as there's a pre-order!  This is going to be a big one.  CD, vinyl, cassette, the works.  You'll see it in stores, you'll see it on tours.

My Personal Mentaur

Today is Rich Terfry's birthday. Buck 65 . The Has, the Slam; the Boss, the Man. I posted a quick note about it on Twitter, and a long distance rap friend replied a bit scornfully with "why do you still idolize this guy?" And it was a nice opportunity to reflect - why do I? Here's what i told him...

Playlist 2 – funky moody party

The Mayor and I got really excited about the New Jack Swing aesthetic of that new Bruno Mars & Cardi B song, so we had a little YouTube party about it. When I went home, my head was stuck in the 90s. I'm also reading the 33⅓ book about Dummy and how Portishead worked behind the scenes, so somewhere between those two nodes, my subconscious triangulated this part funky, part moody 90s house party tape.