Directions in Sound w/ Kollaboration SF
Crowd favorite Directions in Sound joins forces with Kollaboration SF to bring Asian American hip-hop and rock beats from Los Angeles all the way to the Mariana Achipelago. Hosted by Wild 94.9’s Julian Lee.
DANAKADAN is an alternative rap artist from Los Angeles. He’s currently at work on a second full- length album, due out spring 2017, which will be a mix of rock, electronic and hip-hop. As a Korean adoptee he’s worked on content, music and lm that deals with Asian adoptee and identity issues.
SATICA (April Nhem) is a Cambodian American singer/songwriter based in Long Beach. With a diverse sound inspired by musical acts like Bon Iver, The Weeknd and Frank Ocean, Satica’s sooth- ing voice and lyrics melt gently into the ears and souls of music fans worldwide.
TRAKTIVIST Richie Menchavez is the creator and founder of TRAKTIVIST, the premiere platform to discover, promote and archive music made by Asian Americans.
EKO ZU is a musical trio of the melody weaver Zu’ri, nimble songstress Zu’CH3N and frequency shaper Zu’Ian. Discovered on Eko Isle, a little-known deserted island in the Mariana Archipelago, they are the only known example of animal-human hybrid evolution.
QSTN (pronounced QUESTION) has been spinning hip-hop, funk, soul and jazz breaks for over a decade. His production style is a mixture of obscure samples, heavy beats and live orchestration.
Expected Guests in Attendance: April Nhem (Satica), Mark Cruz (QSTN), Dan Matthews (Dan AKA Dan)