2013 Retrospektive

December 12, 2013

From sharing the stage with childhood heroes, to scoring films and orchestral arrangements, this year has been the craziest most awesome trip around the sun yet. Thanks to everyone who helped us make this year such a success! We started the year by opening for Camp Lo, a group that inspired me as a youngin’. [...]

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Industrial Revelation & Nas

November 27, 2013

I know everyone’s getting a little weirded out my recent forays into dubstep and film scoring, so I figured I’d remind everyone where I come from…And what better way to do that than releasing a dope new boombap rap record featuring the coolest band in Seattle, Industrial Revelation? Oh, and since I feel like this [...]

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A Look Back At Our Orchestra Show

November 11, 2013

This past summer we had the honor of performing a 90 minute show with a 12-piece chamber orchestra and it was, without a doubt, the most fun I’ve ever had on stage.  As usual, all of the music was composed and arranged by Nate Omdal and performed by some of the city’s most talented instrumentalists, [...]

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SinnerMan – The Video

October 20, 2013

  When Preston Miller first asked me to do a dubstep remix of Sinnerman, the piece used in Alvin Ailey’s iconic 1960 dance performance, I was hesitant. Maybe hesitant isn’t the right word, considering I gave him several emphatic no’s over the course of a few days. It wasn’t immediately clear to me that the [...]

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October 7, 2013

My career as a producer, and my work with Nate Omdal in particular, has always been about one thing:  Using hiphop to shine a light on the sameness of seemingly disparate genres of music… Not simply grouping different genres together in interesting ways, but digging deep to find the elements that we all have in [...]

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Truth Be Told – Available Now!

April 2, 2013

After countless hours of writing, recording and mixing, the new EP is finally here! Truth Be Told is a sample-heavy collection of boombap rap records, featuring production and vocals from yours truly, string arrangements by Nate Omdal, turntablism from absoluteMadman, and guest appearances from some of Seattle’s best songwriters and performers. Amidst all the craziness [...]

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All The Soldiers – The Video directed by Chris Volckmann

March 4, 2013

I’m honored to announce the release of the video for All The Soldiers feat. okanomodé, directed by Chris Volckmann.  I approached Chris about doing the video before the record was even finished.  I knew we needed a director who could translate the nuances of the song into film, because ultimately the song isn’t directly about [...]

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Dope Show with Camp Lo

January 23, 2013

This past friday we had the honor of opening for the legendary Camp Lo at Neumos… dope show, packed house, and an incredible experience overall!  Thank you to everyone that made it out!

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2012 Retrospektive (Part 4)

December 21, 2012

Every December i like to recap a few of the highlights from the past year… and goddamn, this has been a busy one… The final part of the year was spent wrapping up our new EP, a sample-heavy collection of boombap hiphop titled, “Truth Be Told”.  While all of our earlier studio releases feature a [...]

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2012 Retrospektive (Part 3)

December 20, 2012

Every December i like to recap a few of the highlights from the past year… and goddamn, this has been a busy one…   And then I got an email from Sarah Olds, a choreographer with Serendip Modern Dance Company.  She was putting together a new show and wanted to commission a 20-minute instrumental piece [...]

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