All about that Good Company

So we are doing a little bit of an impromptu get-down tonight at the Dive Bar with our fam #GoodCompany — just a little something something to celebrate the recent signing day between us and BLDBLK Records.

Come thru to Dive Bar tonight, guest DJ Sonny Phono is with us as well.

K street

9pm

Free AF — you know, in case you were confused about how free it really was.

CIP Pop Up

Not so throooooowback

Concerts in the Park is always one of the livest shows in Sac. For a few months out of the year we get to go and partake in a free concert, cold beer, and hot ass sun.

We were blessed enough to perform at CIP in 2015 with Blackalicious. Knowing that we were going to be in front of a big ass crowd,  it seemed only right that we wanted to be able to bring the fam with us. When we performed, a young Soosh!E, of Hot 1035 fame, jumped on the mic with us to show Sacramento a little of what he had to offer.  The sun was beaming, the crowd was pumped, and fuck it — so were we. Rocking the hometown crowd like that.. was a beautiful trip.

It was not too long after that we found out that show had broken the 24 year CIP attendance record. It’s still pretty fucking crazy to be able to consider ourselves a part of that moment .

Throooooowback.

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Cut to two years later, and it was Soosh’s turn. On June 9th, Soosh opened for Del the Funky Homosapien, and on that night, Soosh brought Sean up for a quick song. Just like two years earlier, being up there with the fam just felt right, ya know?

Turns out that night broke our attendance record….

Not so throooooowback

……. Challenge accepted.

 

 

07.15 Cuffin

Cuffin — As defined in the Urban Dictionary as:

1. WHEN YOU DONT WANT TO SHARE A MATE WITH ANYONE ELSE.

2. WHEN YOU HAVE METAPHORICAL HANDCUFFS ON YOUR BF/GF

2. WHEN YOU DON’T LET YOUR BF/GF HAVE FRIENDS OF THE OPPOSITE SEX

Cuffin — as defined in the Sacramento dance scene as:

1. THAT NIGHT AT DIVE BAR WHERE THE MUSIC IS SO NASTY, AND THE VIBE IS SO SEXY…THAT YOU BETTER CUFF YOURS UP BEFORE YOU GET THERE.

Dive Bar
1016 K St
21+
With Jon Reyes and Druskee on the 1s and 2s
& SOOSH*E! on the mic

GOODCOMPANY at Neo-Crocker2015

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This Saturday, DJ Druskee and I are bringing GOODCOMPANY sound to Sacramento’s Crocker Art Museum for Neo-Crocker 2015. Neo-Crocker is the city’s premier modern culture event and is being headlined this year by blues/soul artist Fantastic Negrito. I saw him play at the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival in San Francisco yesterday and the guy is definitely on the cusp of blowing up. Tickets start at $40 and are available at crockerartmuseum.org.

Peep Fantastic Negrito on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concertfantasticnegriot

Neon Noir (Deluxe) on Okayplayer!

“Genre bending Sacramento-bred duo DLRN bka Sean LaMarr and Jon Reyes made a splash with the debut of their full-length Neon Noir (Deluxe) LP. Brooding and bright, the project landed at the close of September chock full of joints. The tracks share a wavy electro undercurrent that punctuates the candid verses chronicling the highs and lows of DLRN’s journey to the fore. Stepping firmly outside of the traditionalist box, DLRN hits the reboot button and pushes the envelope with a collection propelled by tight flows, raw emotion and the spacious production at the core of each track.”

Kind words from the good folks at OKP. A dream come true.

Check out the full write-up here.

GOODCOMPANY at Dive Bar Sacramento

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GOODCOMPANY is wrapping up a 2 week-residency at Dive Bar in Sacramento on Friday night. Last week I had a solo shift. The place was packed and had mermaids swimming in the aquarium above the bar. This week, Druskee is back from SF’s Outside Lands Festival and will be joining me for one of our infamous back to back sets.

For the uninitiated, GOODCOMPANY is the name of the travelling party hosted by Druskee and myself. Occasionally it’s a day party w/ DJ Epik, Mooselini The Soul Facist, and Drewbacca the Hairless Wookie. Regardless of the format, GOODCOMPANY is a zero-fucks, better wear your dancing shoes, gonna end up making new friends dance party which celebrates music to make you feel good.

Listen to my GOODCOMPANY promo mix here.

Listen to Druskee’s GOODCOMPANY promo mix here.

Orange Sun and Orange Sauce

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The forecast said 91, outside felt like 95, and the rooftop felt over 100.

Yesterday, the season opener of the GOODCOMPANY Day Party took place up on the rooftop of Sacramento’s Warehouse Artist Lofts. Even though the sun was blazing overhead, it didn’t stop partygoers from coming out and spending a Sunday afternoon with the GOODCOMPANY crew.

The GOODCOMPANY Day Party is Sacramento’s premiere Sunday soiree with resident DJs Druskee (SAC), Epik (SAC), Mooselini the Soul Facist (SF), Drewbacca the Hairless Wookie (OAK) and myself. Last season, the party was held at the now-defunct Witch Room. This year we kicked off the summer series at the brand new WAL rooftop.

Since we were on the rooftop, we had to throw up the canopies to make sure the gear didn’t melt and fill up the kiddie pools filled with water and Tecates to make sure folks stayed hydrated. There were kalua pig tacos and fresh fruits for those with the munchies and of course the best soul/funk/disco/hip hop tunes to two step on a Sunday afternoon.

 

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