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Christina 1981 in an Apple ad? Whooooa crazy.

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on August 23, 2015 by rafterroberts

from my “it’s reggae” album, wild that it landed in an iPhone ad!  that’s how i pay for my groceries, with my phone and my thumbprint like i’m living in the future.  btw — – — next album (2 actually) almost done!  good times!

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Headin’ 2 SXSW!

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on March 12, 2011 by rafterroberts

Vroom vroom driving to Texas! I’m playin 1 show, gonna be a jammer! Saturday the 19th, dean frederick studio @ the singing serpent party, 4pm. It’s on 5th across from the fader fort – 902 e 5th. Smile Now Cry Later jammin too, at 8!

Rafter – Quiet Storm OUT TODAY!

Posted in choice jams with tags , , , , , , , on January 28, 2011 by rafterroberts

click on the cover to hear or buy!  it’s pay as you wish! and very distorted!

i’m playing a record release party at the tin can alehouse 2night in san diego, come on down!

NEW ALBUM DROPS 2MORROW!!!!

Posted in choice jams, intimate moments with tags , , , , , , , , on January 27, 2011 by rafterroberts

a sneak peek of QUIET STORM!!!! here’s one of my favorite tracks from it…

it’s coming out tomorrow!

when nathan and i were touring around the us after “animal feelings” came out, we listened to a lot of black metal demo tapes in the car… it was really inspiring, extreme, blown out, ridiculous but heartfelt… i made this album, fed by those inspirations and a wave of existential freakout, human mind explosion. in my fantasy, it’s like darkthrone meets the kinks meets lee perry…

not dead, not dying, multiplyin’

Posted in intimate moments, philosophizing with tags , , , , , , , , , , on December 15, 2010 by rafterroberts

just really busy –

liz janes record just came out, i produced that one, it’s a jammer “say goodbye”

in the studio right now with jookabox working on “eyes of the fly” and it is also a jammer

working the magic hustle with my magic wife for SMILE NOW CRY LATER and it’s an ULTIMATE JAMMER

also still hustlin’ on my 7 albums, 2 or maybe 4 are DONE like D O N E and on their way to you if you even care,

cause who cares after all?  hah!  making one w/a cross universe collaboration with simon lord (simian, black ghosts, lord skywave) and that’s a fun jammer!  one is a black metal inspired noise-fest!  one is an ambient sprawl… one samples a LOT of paul mccartney songs.. i’m sleepy and well, about to take off for the holidays and be away from music for a week.

i’m number eighteen, ma!

Posted in intimate moments with tags , , , , on November 12, 2010 by rafterroberts

the straight truth or an approximation


i’m on a list of ugo.com’s

it’s of 25 bands for you to pretend to know in 2011, that makes me have a special feeling

although i have BEEF with the world of reviewifiyers -= there is NO AUTOTUNE it is a TALKBOX

not like kanye or cher or brokencyde this is a TALKBOX like stevie wonder or roger troutman or peter frampton or etc

let’s get it straight mother funkers!  but thanks for the love.

JAMMING WITH THE TOM TOM CLUB, CAN THIS BE REAL?

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on October 12, 2010 by rafterroberts

tonight at our favorite haunt, sharing the stage with THESE BAAAAD MAMMAJAMMAS

so honored, so excited!  come dance w/us!

buy tix cause this gonna sell OUT!

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