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The Roof Is Going Up!

Two weeks ago we stopped at our drummer Teo’s house in Leschi to check out the rebuilding of his family’s home that was destroyed during a manhunt in late November 2009 (see previous blog). Jahyoo and I stopped by again … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Folklife 2012

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PHOTOS: Earth Day Behind the Scenes

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The Crocodile

Last Thursday we joined our braddahs from The Black Seeds (New Zealand) on stage at The Crocodile to a packed house. A packed house of 500+ that was by far the loudest audience since we rocked Showbox at the Market … Continue reading

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Highline High School

At the end of March we were invited by Highline High School in Burien to perform an intimate show for a select group of their students. After the show we talked story with the diverse group for an hour about … Continue reading

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Photos: Last Days in Jakarta with ASAP

ASAP is an Indonesian rock band signed to Michelin Records with classic rock, progressive rock, and metal influences. They are some of the most talented musicians I’ve ever met and also some of the most humble. They will be coming … Continue reading

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Photos: Kediri Reggae Jamboree #3

Performing “Belltown” at the third annual Kediri Reggae Jamboree. Den Basito, my new friend, and a hero of the youth in his village just outside of Kediri. A great leader in the Kediri reggae community who welcomed me onto the … Continue reading

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Photos: Jakarta Day 2

Performing with Uncle Reggae on the second night at Wapres, which is known to be a stepping stone for future Indonesian stars. Some very popular bands here have debuted on this humble stage. Very strong and supportive music community here … Continue reading

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Photos: Jakarta Day 1

Downtown Jakarta lit up at night from Michelin’s (the producer and man with the biggest heart in Indonesia who flew me out here) wife’s apartment. Earlier in the day she prepared the best oxtail dish I have ever tasted. First … Continue reading

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ThisThat in Taipei? No Way!

So Estelle and I get off a 13 hour flight from San Francisco to Taipei and head straight to the food court for a bowl of steaming hot wonton noodle soup and chicken balls. On the way, we stopped to … Continue reading

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