LowDown Brass is bringing Mardi Gras to Chicago!

LowDown Brass Band is making the rounds next week!

The band will be at Metro on Friday February 13th opening for the O’My’s!

On Fat Tuesday (February 17th), LowDown is crashing the House of Blues at 5:00PM and then jumping ov10154897_1027457720602664_1990787156867648591_ner to Untitled for an evening of dancing and brass band blasting!

I am most excited about Dre Day on Friday February 20th at the Double Door.

LowDown will be the featured band, backing up a number of talented rappers who will perform Dr. Dre covers in honor of his 50th Birthday!

Do not miss this one!

And here is some bonus video of The Drastics at last months Simmer Down Series at the Double Door! Notice the tambourine!

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The Drastics Attack! Notes and Bolts Records.

Check out these new tracks from The Drastics.

Future Dub Sounds!

There will be more releases on Notes and Bolts in 2013 with the chance to even purchase ultra limited super vinyl copies. Stay tuned…

Download it here: http://thedrastics.bandcamp.com/track/mat-mat-xanthines

Download it here: http://thedrastics.bandcamp.com/album/a-sonic-black-hole-dumbhole

Hollowing Horns

Back in December I recorded some horn tracks on the upcoming Hollows record with Gerald Bailey aka Charles Mantis.

BrooklynVegan just did an interview with the Hollows and premiered their new song “V is For Vulture”. Nice horn fanfare at the end!

The record will be released April 10th via Trouble In Mind Records.

 

http://www.brooklynvegan.com/chicago/2012/03/an_interview_wi_1.html

Hollows–“V is For Vulture”

Tour Photos

Still on tour with In The Heights–Here’s some photos of delicious food, strange places, and trombone mutes.

Best $6 dollar breakfast ever!-Toronto Canada-KARINES

Television Fish Tank-Soma Coffee Shop-Indiana University

Eggs and Lime-Lexington, KY

Canadian Coin Tower-Toronto, Canada

Vietnamese Pho-Toronto, Canada

Mutes+Coffee+Pit=Awesome

Amazing Coffee--Again..Toronto..must get back.

Shreveport, LA

"Not missing a Chicago Winter"--Sarasota, FL

The Shadow Pit