FANS and KEEN x Garcia Announce Full List of Artists and Conversations for Rainforest Benefit Concert: Protect the Tongass
FANS and KEEN x Garcia present the full list of artists invited to livestream on Earth Day to raise awareness about Alaska's Tongass National Forest — the largest temperate rainforest, and one of the most carbon-storing terrestrial ecosystems on Earth. The livestream will be a totally unique experience with artist performances coming from unique spaces and iconic venues across the country.
GRAMMY-nominated soul provider Nigel Hall puts his skills to good use, carving out a creative space to call his own with his second album Spiritual, set to release May 14th, 2021 on Regime Music Group. With this release, Nigel Hall is ready to follow his musical spirit into uncharted territory.
GRAMMY-nominated funk-jazz-soul-hip-hop-psychedelic-jam-experimental titans Lettuce have announced their return after almost a year apart. The event will occur over two nights, totalling four shows from Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver, CO on February 18th & 19th streaming exclusively on Mandolin.
Grammy-Nominated funk-jazz-soul-hip-hop-psychedelic-jam-rock-experimental music titans LETTUCE have released Resonate Remixed, a remixed version of their acclaimed seventh studio album, Resonate via Round Hill Records. The album is a curated mix of respected artists and friends including Cloudchord, TYCOON, Mckenzie, Birocratic, jackLNDN and Flamingosis.
On Saturday July 25th, Color Red All-Stars ft. Eddie Roberts and DJ Logic took the stage at Knew Conscious in Denver, Colorado for a limited seating, socially distant show as part of the venue's weekly 'Alive from Knew Conscious' series. The 5+ hour set featured Eddie Roberts on guitar, Chris Spies on keyboards, Nate Edgar on bass, Jeff Franca on drums, and DJ Logic both spinning with the group and performing small sets intermittently. Eric "Benny" Bloom of Lettuce sat in throughout the set.
The Drive-In style set up at the ranch was in the same fashion as going to the movies, except this movie theatre had a real PA system. Cars were parked in rows and the social distance tailgating was highly successful. There were limited VIP tables set up in front of the stage for a bit more intimate viewing. Robert Randolph started the show with some of the members and introduced Devon and Duane a few songs in. At that point, the musicians on stage were from five different bands.
Earlier this year, London, UK-based octet Crowd Company, released their Alan Evans-produced record, Lowdown, which The Big Takeover lauded as an album "that bursts at the sonic seams with rich, vibrant, and varied compositions." While acid jazz-tinged track "Orbital" was not included as part of the record's release, the single was recorded during the same sessions at Evans' Iron Wax Studios while Lettuce's Ryan Zoidis and Eric "Benny" Bloom were in attendance.
The righteous funk train was full steam ahead when 2020 began. Lettuce celebrated their Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for their album Elevate. They toured Europe while anticipating their big Stanley Hotel shows back home and releasing their new album Resonate. But then...