Track Number Records
1/13/2010 9:30 PM at Nathaniel Eras @ Stork Club
2330 Telegraph Ave., Oakland, California
Cost: $ 5.00
With Gajah, Graves, Rocknew, Graves + Special Guest
The Stork Club 2330 Telegraph AvenueOakland,
“GAJAH” of Acid Reign(Project Blowed / Briefcase Rockers-LA) promoting the release of his 2nd solo album dropping in January entitled “MISCELLANEOUS” on the; (Briefcase Rockers) Label.
GAJAH’s set length can be any where from 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on the vibe of the crowd or time restrictions. Hailing from the well known Los Angeles based crew, “PROJECT BLOWED” has insured that he’s payed dues and developed a style of his own. He has graced the stage with artists such as Freestyle Fellowship, NoCanDo, Dumb Founded, Busdriver, Blackalicious and many many more....
He is a really talented song writer.
Gajah - www.myspace.com/gajah
“NATHANIEL ERAS” Born in the central valley (in the farm town known as Fresno) Eras eventually migrated to San Francisco in 2000, where he began working with various local acts. While living in Oakland, Eras teamed up with electronic auteur William Marshall (a.k.a. Octavius) for the 2003 release, Audio Noir. The project received unexpected acclaim from leading independent music publications such as XLR8R, URB and The Wire, as well as a nomination for Hip-Hop Album of The Year by the L.A Weekly in 2004. But that, as they say, was just the beginning. From there Eras produced Autonomous Objects, an E.P. sponsored by B.E.A.R. that was available exclusively as a digital release. Music from Eras’ catalog (including the aforementioned EP) went on to be featured in such programs as MTV2’s Nike Battle Grounds as well as a television campaign for SV Vodka and a digital campaign for KEDS shoes. While all of these accomplishments were impressive enough, mostly, they served as a signposts on the road to Eras’ latest project, Unearthed. For Unearthed, Eras has constructed an entire reinterpretation of Nosferatu, the 1922 silent film classic. For the piece, Eras masterfully employed dark synth phrases and distorted melodies over augmented drum breaks, all while evoking both tension and mystery. Unearthed is now released by the Track Numbers label . Without question, it should serve