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Sitting in the Park … with Dan the Automator

Back in the summer when I was bopping around California I had the honour of meeting Dan Nakamura, a.k.a. Dan the Automator, in his hometown of San Francisco. Dan is one of those producers who is behind such a varied array of great music, I’ve often felt as though I am constantly discovering that he […]

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Having Big Fun

Propelled by the energies of joy, it is no secret that time takes flight when you are having fun. I love spending time here in California, and, it feels like the past week has somewhat flown by … A lot of dope music has come through my inbox just recently, so I’ve had a mix […]

Da Vinci

Da Vinci Interview : A Fillmore Story

When I think of Fillmore Street in San Franciso, I always think of Yoshi’s and the sushi spot next door, as well as Jazz festivals in summer and all the musical heritage that the area boasts. It was illuminating to meet and chat with the young rapper Da Vinci, a Fillmore native, back in 2011 […]

SOM

Wax Poetics x Souls of Mischief Interview

In light of the twentieth anniversary of their flawless debut 93 Til Infinity, I interviewed West Coast hip-hop group Souls of Mischief for The Mavericks issue of Wax Poetics. I first met Souls of Mischief at the Jazz Cafe in Camden back in 2010, and have had the pleasure of connecting with them several times […]