New adds this week for the Sonic Safari on Spotify, mostly scraped from my KCRW sets which you can listen to here. Don’t forget to subscribe as I add new gems daily. Go explore!
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New adds this week for the Sonic Safari on Spotify, mostly scraped from my KCRW sets which you can listen to here. Don’t forget to subscribe as I add new gems daily. Go explore!
Lots of new releases and finds in 2020 and only 14 days in. Don’t forget to follow my weekly Sonic Safari spotify playlists or keep tabs on my recent KCRW sets. In the mean time, here are a few stand outs found this week. More to come!
Just got hip to this creative out of North Carolina. Here’s a taste of Bedroom Hollywood. The minute I hit play on “The Kids” I got the shivers on my skin. Solid
Hailing out of Philly, this no over night success has been putting in work. Just popped up on my radar with his latest release titled Black Hole Rainbow which is produced from by Shawn Everett (Alabama Shakes/The War On Drugs). It’s gritty, loose and feel good soul. The minute you hear Devon’s voice, you know you hit something special.
This iconic Brazilian singer/songwriter/producer has been in the game for over 50 years and at the age of 76 just released Cinzento which exemplifies his timeless ear for soulful sonics.
I got to build with Devin Morrison last year and had no idea of his adventures and living in Japan. Recently featured on the recent Phonte solo album, I’m happy to see him continuing his journey and building his sound. Casper definitely sounds out of the box unable to label. I dig! And the layering of these harmonies!!
This Thursday, Jan 17th is the release for Circles. The completed album by Jon Brion and a considered companion piece to Swimming. I got tired of trying to convince folks who thought they had Mac figured out as another rapper. I mentioned his work with Thundercat, Fly Lo, Bilal + Little Dragon. I mentioned his ability to write actual songs with chord changes. I mentioned his ability to be a multi instrumentalist. This song is everything I tried to tell them. And this video tho.
Honorable mention: STRETCH AND BOBBITO
I mean, two of the biggest music lovers I know working with a full band (The M19’s) and covering some of the classics with heart and soul? C’mon!
It was kind of hard to top last week’s playlist but some nice heat rocks dropped on this week’s KCRW set courtesy of Daniel Crawford beautifully recreating Soundgarden’s Black Hole Sun + newness from SG Lewis, Toro Y Moi, Vince Staples, Omar, Phoenix, Vic Mensa and more!
The Midnight Band – A Dollar Nine
Serpentwithfeet – Redemption
Daniel Crawford – Black Hole Sun (Thank You Chris)
Calvin Harris – Slide (Zikomo Remix)
SG Lewis – Times We Had (Ft. Toulouse)
Kanye West – Father Stretch My Hands (Pt. 1)
Jarreau Vandal – Someone That You Love (Tek.Lun Remix)
Da-P And The Mind – Ms. Communication (Ft. Sun)
Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister – Sun
Toro Y Moi – Girl Like You
Vince Staples – Bagbak
Jorja Smith – Imperfect Circle
Omar – Gave My Heart Feat Leon Ware (Scratch Professer Remix)
Phoenix – Via Veneto
Childish Gambino – Redbone
Childish Gambino – The Night Me and Your Mama Met
XO – Dandelion Kids (End)
Pat Lok – You Street
Nick Hakim – Farmissplease
Gizmo – Lift Me Up (Feat. Nick Hakim)
Vic Mensa – OMG (Ft. Pusha T)
Illa J – Home
Thornato – El Oro De La Tolita (Feat. Taribo)
Cody Chestnutt – Have You Heard Anything From The Lord Today
Jarami – Fredonia Drive
Bonobo – Bambro Koyo Ganda (Feat. Innov Gnawa)
Marti Nikko & DJ Drez – Explorers Of Infinity (Ft. Eddie Young)
Hector Plimmer – Bossa B
Dave Baker – Glow Of Love
Danny Krivit – Runaway (Danny Krivit Edit – The Salsoul Orchestra)
Thornato – Welwyn (Ft. Harry Vanvagen)
Nick Walker – 11 Winter Girl Saint Francis
Miles Bonny – The Way (Feat. Shhor) [Tall Black Guy Remix]
Kondi Band – Thank You Mama
Koffie – Nachthengst
Seu Jorge – Babydoll
Leven Kali – Smile
Koffie – Hard Times (Ft. Benny Sings & Emiel Van Rijthoven)
Funky DL – Fall In Love
Emanon – She Thinks
Ian O’Brien – Days To Come
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A fresh addition to the Bunker Hill scene, the bi-weekly City Beats shows are curated by local radio personality Anthony Valadez. The series, which runs every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, April through June, provides a colorful, sonic snapshot of up-and-coming musicians. Genres include R&B, hip-hop, new jazz, Latin and indie, appealing to the eclectic palette and diverse backgrounds of LA music fans. Grab lunch, sit back, and enjoy the show!
April 19: Tropi Corillo with Anthony Valadez
May 3: Buyepongo with Anthony Valadez
May 17: Subsuelo with Anthony Valadez
June 7: Very Be Careful with Anthony Valadez
June 21: Ethio Cali with Anthony Valadez
This new Jonwayne is easily one of my favorites of 2017. PERIOD. Also new on the radar are the sounds of Toronto’s Young Clancy. Digging his mixture of soul into the blend of things. Also in the set are new works from Nao, Little Dragon, Electric Guests, SMINO and some edits from Kutcorners. Also in the set is a new 4 on the floor track from Anna Wise which is pretty darn fresh! Hope you dig this week’s set. See you next Monday night! Also, have you had a chance to peep my new series LOOPED? Watch it here.
Scrimshire – Gi’s Tata (Scrimshire’s 7′ edit)
Jonwayne – Blue Green
Kendrick Lamar – For Sale? (Pools Edit)
Young Clancy – Always Have
Quelle Chris – It’s Great To Be (Feat. Bilal Salaam and Chris Keys)
IAMNOBODI – Wassup
Kraftwerk – The Man Machine
Fred Wesley – Four Play (Feat. Maceo Parker)
Jaw Gems – Peace Pipe
Sir OJ – Trabalho (Work Brazil Edit)
2 PAC – If My Homies Call
NAO – Get To Know You (Kaytranada Flip)
Anna Wise – Same Mistakes
Electric Guests – Zero
Frank Ocean – Super Rich Kids
Dj Spinna – Music In Me (Feat Shaun Escoffery)
Janet Jackson – Pleasure Principle (Kutcorners Dang! Blend)
Kutcorners – My Boo, Anthony (Kutcorners Edit)
SMINO – Anita
Dj Mitsu The Beats – Autumn Leaves
Evisbeats – Yureru (Feat. Dengaryu)
Karriem Riggins – Oddness
Anita O Day – Tenderly (Mocky Remix)
Alfa Mist – Sunrise (Pillow)
Omar – This Way That Way
Bob James – Look Alike
Bambooman – Irish Moss (Zack Christ Remix)
Young Clancy – Coming To U Live
Sampha – No One Knows Me Like The Piano
FKJ – Skyline
Plusma and Emune – Relax
Little Dragon – High
Bottle Tree – Open Secret
Gagle – Flow (Feat. Takuya Kuroda)
Jimetta Rose – Catch A Vibe
Lord Echo – Whoa! There’s No Limit (Feat. Mara TK)
Lee Fields And The Expressions – Just Can’t Win
The PLAYlist – Chasing Goosebumps
Gizmo – Dancing
Nick Hakim – I Bet She Looks Like You
Royce Wood Junior – Clanky Love
Attitude – Love Me Tonight (Kaytranada Remix)
The Time – Get It Up
Black Atlaas – Holding On
Hanni El Khatib – Miracles
Gabriel Garzon Montano – Crawl
Tall Black Guy – The Big Payback (TBG Flip)
Bonobo – No Reason
Looped is an audio & visual journey through the eyes of KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez. Explore the streets, beats and meet the people who make it happen.
Episode 1 takes us deep into the KCRW music library, with Anthony digging in the stacks to find his favorite records from the 90s. Watch!
Newness from Alchemist teaming up with Havoc, Nite-Funk (Nite Jewel and Dam Funk), Seven Davis Jr, A$AP Ferg, Pomrad + much more. Also spotlight this week on New Los Angeles’s Ghost McGrady, Fresh Select’s Jon Bap and Boston via Hong Kong/singer songwriter, CEHRYL
MILES DAVIS – Tadd’s Delight
IDRIS ACKAMOOR & THE PYRAMIDS – Rhapsody In Berlin
HAVOC AND ALCHEMIST – Just Being Me
ZILO – Ice Cream (Feat. Skies)
NITE-FUNK – Can U Read Me?
SOUL II SOUL – Back To Life (Scrimshire Edit)
SAVE – Rainy Monday
SEVEN DAVIS JR – Spliffs
A$AP FERG – Rebirth
VIRGINIA – Subdued Colors
LEON VYNEHALL – Beau Sovereign
DE LA SOUL – Stakes Is High (Tall Black Guy Edit)
HOMEBOY SANDMAN – Heart Sings
POMRAD – Knights
CROQUET CLUB – You Left Me
MILES DAVIS AND ROBERT GLAPSER – Little Church (Feat. Hiatus Kaiyote)
CHANCE THE RAPPER – Finish Line (Feat. T Pain)
ODDISEE – Silver Lining
REPEATED MESAURES – Snap Your Bagels
KAYTRANADA – Weight Off (Feat Badbadnotgood)
MASSIVE ATTACK – Five Man Army
PRINCE – Beautiful Ones
MAX GRAEF AND GLENN ASTRO – Money Sex Theme
BADBADNOTGOOD – Time Moves Slow (Ft. Sam Herring)
SIR – Love You
MINT CONDITION – Pretty Brown Eyes
ORCHESTRE POLY-RYTHMO DE COTONOU – Ne Te Fache Pas
JOYCE WRICE – Ain’t No Need
TERRACE MARTIN – Think Of You (Feat. Kamasi Washington)
CLEVER AUSTIN – Part 1
JON BAP – Gooder Than Before
JON BAP – Let It Happen
CEHRYL – Fragments
CEHRYL – The Fourth Wall Is Broken
GHOST MCGRADY – Seals
ASTA HIROKI – Hold Tight (Feat. Kathrin Deboer)
SG LEWIS – Yours
JAMES BLAKE – Choose Me
ERAS – Angels (Feel It Inside) Feat. Grace Hall
GEOLOGY – Secret Confessions
NUJABES – Battle Cry
New Masta Ace w/ The World Famous Supreme Team, Kaytranada, James Blake, Jessy Lanza, Lil Silva, Asap Ferg + much more are featured on this week’s KCRW session. World sounds courtesy of Brazil’s Instituto and UpHigh Collective (Belgium).
Catch you next week!
THE JACKMOVES – All My Love
DJ REVEREND P – Say That You Will
FLAMINGOSIS – Next To You
LIL SILVA – Caught Up (Feat Cosima)
MADBLISS – Hibiscus (Feat Naji)
ANDERSON PAAK – Seven Nation Army
MASTA ACE – Total Recall (Feat. The World Famous Supreme Team)
INSTITUTO – Samba Trio
ASAP FERG – Let You Go
KAYTRANADA – Despite The Weather
JAMES BLAKE – Put That Away And Talk To Me
RICH MEDINA – Scorpio Love
JACKSON 5 – Life Of The Party
JESSY LANZA – VV Violence
MALA – Kotos Feat Asociasion Juvenil Puno
LOVE CULT – Educated Guess
JAMESZOO – Flu (Feat. Arthur Verocai)
DIE ANTWOOD – Bum Bum
MARK PRITCHARD – Under The Sun
ODDISEE – Brea
WHOAREI – For Brown Eyes
GEOTHEORY – Do You
UPHIGH COLLECTIVE – Liquid Time
BEYONCE – Forward (Feat. James Blake)
KYLE HALL – Girl U So Strong
THE WEEKND – What You Want
ARETHA FRANKLIN – Didn’t I
SYREETA – She’s Leaving Home
RADIOHEAD – Daydreaming
BIBIO – Petals
DARIUS AND FKJ – O
MOCKY – Read My Mind
MILES DAVIS, BILAL AND ROBERT GLASPER – Ghetto Walkin’
DECLAIME – Dearest Desiree
JAYDEE – Stressed Out (Jaydee Instrumental Version)
D.J RODGERS – If You Didnt Love Me
CARLOS NINO AND FRIENDS – It’s All Happening
MICHAEL KIWANUKA – Rule This World
TA-KU – American Girl (Feat. Wafia)
MAN MADE MOUNTAIN – Oasis 92
PETE ROCK & C.L. SMOOTH – Straighten It Out
KENDRICK LAMAR – Untitled 01
JMSN – It Is
KARRIEM RIGGINS – Kaleidascope
It’s amazing how a little LA rain can inspire the collection of few personal favorites as a kid growing up in the 80’s. Hope you dig this mix! Download it here for a limited time.
Force MD’s – Tender Love
Keith Sweat – How Deep Is Your Love?
Bobby Brown – Rock Wit’cha
Guy – Let’s Chill
Janet Jackson – Come Back To Me
Tony! Toni! Tone – It Never Rains In Southern California
El Debarge – I Like It
Bobby Caldwell – My Flame
Jodeci – Come And Talk to Me
Anita Baker – Sweet Love
Chaka Khan – Sweet Thing (Kon Edit)
Al B Sure – Nite and Day
New Edition – Mr. Telephone Man
Gap Band – Yearning For Your Love
Ralph Tresvant – Sensitivity
The Boys – Dial My Heart
Michael Jackson – Liberian Girl
Aretha Franklin – I Say A Little Prayer
Maxwell – Lifetime
The Stylistics – You Are Everything
The Delfonics – Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind)
Al Green – Simply Beautiful
Jackson 5 – Never Can Say Goodbye
Zapp – Computer Love
Stevie Wonder – Hey Love
The Temptations – Just My Imagination
Kenny Burke – Rising to The Top (Acoustic Version)
Sly and the Family Stone – Caught Me Smilin’
Prince – If I Was Your Girlfriend
Midnight Star – Curious
George Benson – Turn Your Love Around
Michael Wycoff – Looking Up To You
Syreeta Wright – I Love Every Little Thing About You
Guy – I Like
The O’Jays – Darling Darling Baby
Jodeci – Feenin’
All sorts of new goods from LA’s Def Sound, Nadastrom, Crazu P, Coco O of Quadron, The Weeknd + a classics slipped into the mix. How incredible is this Stevie covering MJ’s “I Can’t Help It” (although as written by Stevie himself) plus international flavor out of Brazil, Paris and a special vinyl selection of Africa vinyl gems as found in the KCRW library. Hope you dig!
Unno – Narrow
Fitzroy – Love (Feat Chris McClenney)
Roman Gianarthur – No Surprises (Feat. Janelle Monae)
Mo Kolours – Orphan’s Lament
Janet Jackson – Pleasure Principle (Hot 16 Remix)
Battles – Cacio E Pepe
Paraiso – Filhas De Oxum (Mudds Remix)
Stevie Wonder – I Can’t Help It (Studio Version)
Tisme – Melange
Rodriguez – Sugar Man
Nadastrom – Medium Ribeye
Sonzeira – Aquarela Do Brasil (Mark E Remix)
E Rule – Listen Up
A Bossa Electrica – Sob A Luz Do Sol
Billy Brooks – Forty Days
Sonora Dinamita – Eco En Stereo
Dean Blunt and Inga Copeland – 11
The Fugees – Fugee La (Mike N Sabro Remix)
Crazy P – Cruel Mistress (Ron Basejam Remix)
Horixon – Colours (Feat. Else Born)
Lauren Guy w. Harry Wolfman – The Schrew
Ryan Hemsworth w/ Lucas – Angel
Tajan X FWDLSXSH – Beautiful
Ravynlenae – Mr. Sun
Gallant – Weight In Gold (Ekali Remix)
J. Cole – Apparently
Def Sound – I Need You To Know
Coco O – Hardest Thing
Porter Robinson – Sea Of Voices (Galimatias Remix)
Soopacrzy – The Struggle
Vanilla – Nana
Abhi // Dijon -Wait (Sango’s Seattle Rain Mix)
The Weeknd – Tell Your Friends
Penthouse Penthouse – 69 Camaro (Chicongo Remix)
Eddie Kendricks – My People, Hold On
Toro Y Moi – 2 Late (Feat. Kool AD)
Radio Freedom – The Year Of Woman
Osibisa – The Coffee Song
Dr. Orlando Owoh – Asotto Aiye
Orchestre Super Moth – Salt Of the Earth
Sly 5th Ave – Don’t Kill My Vibe
Untitled – With Out Love (Roane Naumuh Edit)
Susan Cadogan – Juicy Fruit
Subsuelo – El Viejo Boombap
Azymuth – Aurora (4 Hero Remix)
All kinds of new to share this week on the radio. Feel free to grab a free download of hour one in addition to streaming all three hours! New Clap! Clap!, Frank Liin, Toro Y Moi teaming up w/ Kool AD, Janet reworked by WYLN + more! Enjoy!
Alchemist – Voodoo (Feat. Action Bronson)
Outkast – Prototype (STARRO Edit)
Cashmere Cat – Aurora (Exyle Edit)
Clap! Clap! – Camo
Frank Liin – Swallow
Roy Ayers – Every Body Loves the Sunshine (Machinedrum Edit)
Thundercat – Them Changes
The Persuasions – Good Times
Jamie XX – Good Times (J Boogie Edit)
Karin Krog – The Meaning of Life
Gregory Porter – 1960 What? (Wicked Jazz Sounds Remix)
The Internet – Special Affair (Chuck English Edit)
Orijanus – Special Deliver 15′
LA Priest – Larry Park
Tek Lun – Okay
SPZRKT- Blind Man
Midas Touch – 100%
Dam Funk – We Continue
George Benson – Give Me The Night (Kon Edit)
Vince Staples – Lemme Know (Feat. Jhene Aiko)
Ta-Ku – Love Again (Feat. JMNSN + Sango)
Janet Jackson – No Sleep (WYLN Edit)
MURA MASA – Lovesick
Ghostface Killah – King Of New York (Feat. Raekwon)
Julie Dexter – Blue Skies
Dimlite – Generic Lo
Anderson Paak – Switch Up
Pigeon John – Before We’re Gone
Amy Winehouse – Just Friends
El Jay – All Of Me
Jack Garratt – Chemical
Sebastien Tellier – L’Amour et La Violence
Zam – Africa Freedom
Juju Rodgers – Dream (Feat. Oddisee)
Chet Faker – Bend
Savon – Never Forget
Toro Y Moi – 2 Late (Feat. Kool AD)
Poom – De La Vitesse A Llvresse
Charanjit Singh – Raga Bairagi (RIP)
Bilal – Bury Me Next to You
Alabama Shakes – Gemini
Adrian Younge w/ Ali Shaheed Muhammad – Feel Alive
Daft Punk – Veridis Quo
Maribou State – Say More
Bomba Estereo – Somos Dos
Mocky – Upbeat Thing
Kamasi Washington – Change Of The Guard
I’m super excited about curating this year’s talent at FIGat7th in DTLA. CITY VIBES is about showcasing locals and folks we simply love. I can’t spell the beans just yet but so far things are looking super soulful and I also brought on board a few buddies of mine to curate some special editions. But our first edition is this Saturday and none other than RES!
RES and I use to do shows at the now defunct TempleBar and Little Temple. I use to love opening for her cause you never really knew what she would do or who she would bring up stage. There was that one night she had a little known artist by the name of Santigold open up. I also had the pleasure of hitting the road with RES as we opened for Jean Grae and Talib Kweli in various cities. It was a real eye opening experience for me for to work with live musicians and provide the scratches and string samples.
This Saturday I hope you might join us for live music at FIGat7th! Come through and enjoy all the cool eateries in the area! I’ll be there as well hanging out and playing some records. Would love to see you there this Saturday. Swing through! It’s our pre Saturday night get down before I have to head to Sayers in Hollywood! (plug).
Thanks to amazing Ms. Tay aka Tayonce, I have a Spotify page! Now you can explore my online selections! I’ll do my best to do updates but these are lots of gems that I love and help me through the day and week! Let me know what you think! Take a peak.
I kept it on the downlow out of fear this would not happen. 16 creatives, 1 day and a couple of microphones inside the Red Bull Studios in NYC! Artists from the musical landscape and also from the visual were selected to discuss their various creative paths. And to see some of these artists engage with one another in the lobby was also awesome. I had to break out the GOPRO and camera and document a lot of this magic in one day.
This Monday I will be releasing these sessions on the blog! Possibly one every week or even 3! Trust me when I say there are some amazing and personal stories that left me inspired after we stopped recording. Stay posted and stay close! And in the mean time take a listen to previous episodes of my podcast! Big thanks to Ryan Woodhall for the engineering, Jon Oliver for production assistance and Shelley, Hannah and Marcel for helping this come into fruition!
Thanks to the folks at GOPRO for the cameras. I have been documenting my journey as a person who ends up in the most random places. This past week I was in New Mexico working on a new video for my new record in addition to playing out across LA. I wanted to capture some of that magic in a new series of Vlogs. Big up to Monday night KCRW favorite Sly5thAve for the music!
This is something special! Technology is changing super fast. So fast that It’s a bit hard to stay with the times. Being a stubborn Aries I like to stick what works and what I master but this Google Glass just shook up the game. I just might have to change my old ways! This video demonstrates how the young, music generation can benefit with the product. Young Guru is a fine ambassador for the brand and displays the many usages of the Google Glass. Let me know what you think!
I first heard his music and I must confess it, it was a little strong on the sexy side of things. Cool in terms of sonic texture but this distinct vocal that kinda kicked in assuring the listener that everything was cool and turn down the lights. But the more I began to listen the more I started to appreciate the sonic textures of all the sounds. And then it all clicked. And then I heard the Miguel cover of “Sure Thing” and then I fell in love! I appreciate what he is doing with the beats and song writing all merged together into a collage that is so dam unique!
I hope you dig this chat with Melbourne’s Oscar Key Sung. He just did a US Tour and we discuss his experiences of playing new music for a new audience as well as his appreciation for metal music and woman! Enjoy and peep more of his music here.
Week Three! The pics keep coming in from all around the world from KCRW listeners. Big thanks to all the folks who tuned into this morning’s program and sent in pic’s of their listening environment. You can see my pics from my Instagram account which include real time video as well. This is third week of the visual conversation with listeners. It’s fun! Thanks again friends!! And listen to this morning’s program here! Great playlist too!
(Shots below were submitted on 5th of Nov)
Big Joe just sent while enjoying his evening in Bangkok!
David Thompson is working and tuned in from Bangkok!
Alexa is sitting in her parking spot taking selflies while listening!
Joseph Collins is a pretty clean dude! Nice set up!
Ben in route to the Avalon in his M3
Karina tuned in with a selfie!
Justin is tuned in on this vintage looking radio!
Gibbons Tale is locked in while waiting for a train from Philly while en route to LA!
Marshmello form London sent this nice shot of the rain.
(Shots below were submitted on 29th of October)
Abraham in Barcelona sent this beautiful shot!
@Marshmello in London sent this awesome pic! She holds down a great show on NTS Radio out there. Make sure to check her out!
Devoted listener and globe trotter Kahina sent this from Algiers! Nice vibes!
Joe sent this from Bangkok! Great shot Joe!
Kurt tuned in from Brussels! Kurt is always up and listening to Monday night’s show and starting his day with us!
@deaudude tuned into KCRW in his Toyata.
Arnold in Compton sent this. Love that D.O.C album btw!
Gabby is en route somewhere in the late night hour looking for a parking spot and tuned in! Hope you found one Gabby!
Sean! C’mon man!!!
Matt studying for Law School sent this. Good look bruh!
Angel has his headphones on and seems to be staring at the ceiling. All to the good!
Nikki and Jimmy the cat are locked in from LA.
(Shots below were submitted on 22th of October)
Kirk Williams in Thai Town
Chris “Cakeshop” painting in La Puente.
Kevin working late at Cemex in Inglewood
Carlo from the Bay Area tuned in via KCRW.com
Scott In The Bay Area
Michael tuned in and smilin’ in the Bay Area!
Manuel from East Los working late.
Chris from Vegas was playing games and tuned into the show
Emilio in the lab
Jael tuned in while studying!
Naima aka @blkpantherbarbi sent this via Twitter.
Karina aka @LArain sent this on twitter too!
Ryan’s tuned in all the way from Peru!
@Dreamz got off work and was locked into KCRW from his room
Kalva One tuned in
Comedian Dan Ahdoot tuned in from his car
Runner @JustinVivian99 making the rounds working super late.
Late night school work for Alyssa
Night one was awesome! I got there early enough to catch some of the energy and bump into my dude Roy Choi! Great ceremonies by the local Martial Arts group, unveiling of the Bruce Lee statue and many cool vendors and live performances presented by the LA Weekly. It was awesome to see so many friends come out and get down with us on a Saturday evening! KG arrived and we just cranked it up a few notches only to blow the power towards the end of our set. Apologies! Somehow we managed to get everyone in the plaza to partake in a massive group hug! But once all systems were go again Liza Richardson took over and it was back to the dancing! We still have a couple more community gatherings left including the Skirball, The Hammer Museum and the screening and 30th Anniversary of Style Wars in Hollywood! Stay close to the blog for more info!