Mixed in Focus: The Sounds of Baaba Maal x Classixx x Brazilian Girls KCRW and the Annenberg Foundation present the three-concert Sound in Focus series this summer. KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez has crafted a mix tape in honor of our July 16 concert featuring Senegalese singer Baaba Maal, LA DJ duo Classixx, and Brazilian Girls.
DJ Lefto DJ Lefto (Belgium | Brownswood | Blue Note) drops by for a guest dj set. Everytime he comes into LA he drops musical knowledge. He also just dropped an excellent compilation for Brownswood called “Worldwide Family” which was put out by Gilles Peterson’s label. Hear his selections, live on two turntables from the basement studios of KCRW w/ Anthony Valadez.
Dj Cam Dj Cam is legendary in the French underground beat scene. He has collaborated with the likes of the late J Dilla, Guru (Gangstarr) Larry Blackmon (Cameo). Whats awesome is that his latest collection was one of the top 50 most played albums on KCRW a few weeks back. He just moved to Venice and Anthony was able to connect with him. He is excited to play records live on KCRW this Monday night.
Guest DJ: Quadron Quadron is a child that's been made by Coco and Robin. Both were part of the soul collective "Boom Clap Bachelors" who in early 2008 secured much respect and success with their debut "Kort Før Dine Læber". Here they began their collaboration, and Robin fell for Coco's beautiful voice and ability to improvise with playful ease.
Kid Sublime KID SUBLIME, born as Jacob Otten on 19-5 1981 in Naarden, Holland, started playin drums and piano when he was just 5 years old. After hearing Duke Ellingtons album Back to Back he knew he wanted to do just one thing: play music. He practised drums and piano every day and 10 years later started his first band with his schoolmates, a hardcore punk band. Through this band he got in touch with skateboarding.. and hip hop.