Here is my review of the debut album from Thundercat, co-produced by Flying Lotus!
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Another big event is going down at Nu-Thursdays this week. The NewAgeGhettoHippiePunk Festival was curated by Ms. Emonifela and features an incredible lineup that includes Nola Darling, Coultrain, Musa, Blackbird, Shafiq Husayn, and Ta'raach. This is sure to be bananas!
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org for $5 entry until 1030pm
Monday, August 22, 2011
It's hard to believe that 2 years ago my friend Eva and I started our co-party BROKE AS F**K up at the Blu Monkey, a little bar in Hollywood. As a continuation of Eva's Broke on Sundays parties in the valley, BAF was the same breakbeat concept but moved to once a month and on a Wednesday! It's hard to believe our little party has survived for 2 years in LA, where competition is so tough but nevertheless here we are. This Wednesday we celebrate the 2nd anniversary with one of my old school Miami DJs, Ashrock from Hydraulix, in the house! It's gonna be a great night of FREE music!
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Ed Freeman, one of my absolute favorite photographers to work with, is unveiling his new exhibit on September 10 showcasing his magnificent underwater photography. I am so proud that at least one of my photos will be featured in the show with possibly more. The photo above is a brand new image from a recent shoot so there may be more goodies in store. Get all the info on the flyer below.
Saturday, August 13, 2011
On August 18, 2011 I will be celebrating the 4th Anniversary of my monthly event Strictly Social. It's pretty hard to believe that four years ago I was planning my very first Strictly Social. We started humbly enough in North Hollywood, but 4 years later I feel as if I have actually helped create and support a whole new scene in Los Angeles. There is a growing community of artists who have discovered a platform through these events and have gone on to develop relationships that have brought about exciting new partnerships and sounds.
As the centerpiece of what I wanted to share with people in regards to Nu-Soul Magazine, Strictly Social has really served as an experiment in the open-mindedness of the LA music scene. I have consistently exposed new talent and a multitude of emerging genres to those who were in the building.
I am so proud of reaching this incredible milestone! Thanks to everyone who has been a part of the movement since the beginning: Destroyer, Myxzlplix, Lucy Beer, Asya Shein, Thornell Jones, Loslito, Kenya, Ian Lights Out, Jayvon, Atlantic Connection, Novena and all the incredible artists who have come my way!
Come show some love for the BIG 4th Anniversary show on Thursday August 18, 2011 featuring Nikko Gray, defSound and Brook D'Leau!
Purchase $5 tickets!