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sharing this, with you

Posted in choice jams with tags , , , , , , , , on May 24, 2010 by rafterroberts

yo yo yo rafter here

this is a mix i made to play at a dive bar in atlanta georgia

i made it in the car while we drove

but dont let that discourage.

i think there’s some

blondie (giorgio moroder mix)

black moth super rainbow

cornelius

joe gibbs i think?

hercules + love affair

hunters & collectors

new fast automatic daffodils

+ something else..

overall it’s a 10 out of 10 mix, pretty chill and enjoyable and eclectic.  that’s why i’ve titled it this genius name -> “eclectic mix”

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oh yes

Posted in choice jams with tags on May 19, 2010 by rafterroberts

me and SNCL saw these ladies TEAR IT UP last weekend.  heartbreaking.  soul-destroying.  GOOD.

remix album is out TODAY in a digital style!

Posted in choice jams, intimate moments with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2010 by rafterroberts

and you can get it here! after the album was finished up, i had rebel power and soul momentum (not to mention talented friends) and it steamrolled me into having this super-rad album of remixes and alternate versions!   it’s got fantastic jams from friends and me too!   i’m super proud of this and hope you enjoy!  oh, also – there’s a link to check out baths’ sweet n slow remix of fruit here as well…

1 rafter – fruit

2 lion cut – animal feelings

3 rafter – no fucking around

4 rafter – never gonna die

5 dominique leone – beauty beauty (heartsperumix)

6 epstein y el conjunto (feat matt crum) – timeless form, formless time

7 jamuel saxon – no fucking around (ninjas w/attitude mix)

8 taj easton – paper

9 rafter – feels good (feat addiquit)

10 rafter – only you

11 lesser – fruit

12 baths – fruit

p.s. come on out to the show this thursday 5/20 @ tin can alehouse in SD, and hear us work out our new LION CUT remix styled version of “animal feelings”!  plus 2 more new songs!  wa-hoooo.

BIG BOOTY BUTT, yah i said it.

Posted in choice jams with tags , , , , , on April 29, 2010 by rafterroberts

check out Smile Now Cry Later‘s awesome new video!  yes she is my awesome girl!

dig it thoroughly, and HEY! if you’re so inclined,

vote for her to win a straight up BATTLE OF THE BANDS here! get her some free H+M goodies and a trip to NYC!

this way, that way

Posted in choice jams, intimate moments with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 21, 2010 by rafterroberts

so often hitting the airport to bring my sweaty magic to you!  last week, texas and oregon.  this week, new york and washington dc.   just back at the nyc studio after our 1st show, and it was fun!  but enough about that – i’m gonna let my taste buds do the talking now :  if you want good ramen noodles in nyc, i have to send you to ippudo!  yeah, the music was great, the company fantastic, and etc!  but those ramen noodles… mmmm…. ahhhh……  they will fuel me to play tomorrow with My Gold Mask and Hussle Club at the Public Assembly Loft, and then friday in DC with the Hood Internet, and then at Glasslands with pals Frances and Necking on Saturday!  Thanks for the go-power, tasty noodles!

rafter v.s. the dream v.s. snoop dogg courtesy of THE HOOD INTERNET

Posted in choice jams with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on April 20, 2010 by rafterroberts

jam this SHIZZY nice and loud 🙂  super thanks to the hood internet guise!

things to expect :

Posted in choice jams, intimate moments, philosophizing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 15, 2010 by rafterroberts

always surprises.  never a dull moment if you look hard enough.  aphorisms from your favorite red-head-non-super-non-hero.  i’m getting excited about various things, i’ll make a list.  ♥

  1. my album came out last tuesday, it’s getting mad love!  see this and this and this and this and finally this.  ha!
  2. we’re having a party on saturday to celebrate.  we’re going all out.  cake, masks, photos, rad bands, dance contests, special guests, you name it!
  3. i have my next  3 4 album projects mapped out and they’ll keep me a busy rafter and will cover the spectrum from the nearly unlistenable to the completely unavoidable to the completely over-explored to the completely complete?  ahh hell i dunno nevermind.    expect : peaceful sounds for relaxation, rugged blown out sounds for hallucinogenic fucks in brazillian gutters, illegal sound collage pop art, and a full on stab at mild megastardom.
  4. lizeth (SNCL) has a great cover of Selena’s Bidi Bidi Bom Bom up to celebrate Selena Day!  it’s hearable here-able.
  5. i will have cds of my new album AND of the remix album on saturday!  i’m so stoked on the remix/alternate version album…. it was a real palate cleanser.  you can only get it at my shows right now so YAH..
  6. going to nyc and wdc next week and if last week’s jaunt to the northwest was any indicator, we’re in for some dance party sweat ritual action.
  7. i’m playing a completely different show on sunday (the day after the cd release show) at the soda bar, for a really good cause (haiti benefit)!  this one will be me solo, doing a 20 minute set that i worked out with my heavily overloaded 4 track.

PEACE OUT

Rafter

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