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Tutu Sweeney feat. Te’Amir – Family Pants EP Release Show @FiftySevenLA [9.20.14]

10592818_10202629731527604_705693736978237828_nIn honor of his new EP, Fifty Seven LA will be hosting Tutu Sweeney’s album release for Family Pants.  Tutu’s brother Te’Amir Sweeny held his album release event for Favela here earlier this year, and will now accompany his brother on the drums, as Tutu sings and plays the keyboard for his own individual release.

fpAccording to Tutu himself, “Family Pants is a blend of sounds from Rock, Soul, to POP and Urban music. I Recorded this EP in my little house studio in Highland park, giving myself a challenge of writing this project and recording it in no more then 2 weeks, so I could capture a true live and rugged feel. That is the idea of Family Pants.

RSVP HERE: Downstairs Fifty Seven :: Tutu Sweeney 9/20

PREVIOUS: Tutu Sweeney – I Don’t Like [VIDEO]

RELATED: Oldies But Goodies: Te’Amir – L.A. SOUL [EP]

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Te’Amir – Vai [SINGLE]

To my knowledge, the term “vai” refers to a very musically inclined tribe of people, or ethnic group in Africa, most specifically groups in the countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone.  So in true Afrikaan fashion, Te’Amir, who has Ethiopian roots, crafted this organic beat with these folks in mind, would be my guess.  Either way, I feel like dancing.

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Preview the goods below, and mosey on over to Te’Amir’s site to download the gem.

For more from Te’Amir, please visit: http://teamirs.bandcamp.com/

PREVIOUS: TE’AMIR – SKETCHBOOK EP [DOWNLOAD]

ALSO: TE’AMIR – SPACE ADVENTURES [EP]

Te’Amir – Sketchbook EP [DOWNLOAD]

After getting you all acquainted with Te’Amir by way of L.A. SOUL and Space Adventures, I’m gonna bring you almost current, with this latest full length EP entitled Sketchbook.  This compilation has an array of spacey, relaxing,yet stimulating soulful sounds for you to indulge in.

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My personal picks off of this project include:  Triumphant, Turn Me On, Kali and Easy, in that particular order.  Take a listen to my picks, or find some favorites of your own! Preview below, then skip over to Te’Amir’s Bandcamp for more goodies.

Visit: teamirs.bandcamp.com

PREVIOUS: TE’AMIR – SPACE ADVENTURES [FREEP]

ALSO: OLDIES BUT GOODIES: TE’AMIR – L.A. SOUL [EP]

Te’Amir – Space Adventures [FreEP]

As promised, more gems from the soulful Te’Amir, by way of one his more recent project Space Adventures, which released in June of 2012.

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Visit: Teamirs.bandcamp.com

PREVIOUS: OLDIES BUT GOODIES: TE’AMIR – L.A. SOUL [EP]

Oldies But Goodies: Te’Amir – L.A. SOUL [EP]

So in the wonderful life that I lead, stumbled upon this gem, and more, after completing a 4-week tour with my homie and good pal Deuce Ellis.  Deuce, who has toured 8 times prior, had the privilege of being on the road with Aloe Blacc a while back, and he had the pleasure of meeting Blacc’s drummer Te’Amir Yohannes Sweeney.

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Te’Amir, native to Los Angeles, grew up in Venice Beach, currently resides in Highland Park.  After Deuce’s final show in Las Vegas on 8/2/13, we headed to Califoronria, to unwind and drop me off in my  new home of SoCal.  Te’Amir welcomed Deuce, DJ Tiger, myself and Bun B into his home with open arms and good vibes, some of which happened to some of his own production and sounds.

You may have seen him drumming with Aloe Blacc & The Grand Scheme, Tutu Sweeney & The Brothers Band, Ethio Cali, Sheera, Mayer Hawthorne and The County, Quadron, Quantic and Allice Russell, SA-RA, Shafiq Husayn, U-N-I, David Kirton, Vikter Duplaix, just to name a few.

Check out this SOULful mix of all easy-listening tunes on this throwback project, entitled L.A. SOUL, which was released in March of 2011.

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If you enjoy this, then stay tuned for more recent goodies from Te’Amir, or visit his Bandcamp meanwhile 🙂

Flagrant City: The @Do_Over LA [8.18.13]

So I’m new to this, sue me (late pass).  Just moved to LA 2 weeks ago, and my boys Deuce Ellis, DJ Tiger and Te’Amir (drummer for Aloe Blacc) checked out this event the weekend we touched down.  I didn’t go, as I was getting settled and acclimated in my new city, so I took a raincheck.  Unfortunately, I missed an awesome day of fun, rage, good music and great people.

So, to cure all things Do-Over, I will be attending this coming Sunday, with friends or by my DoLowe, whichever comes first.  This runs through the end of the summer and there are also shows in NYC and other cities throughout the US.

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Its FREE to play, and there are drink specials from 2 to 4p to get you warmed up.

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For more information, follow: @Do_Over and visit: http://www.thedoover.net/la13/