Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: B. Bravo of Disco vs Dubstep, Lush Life
Name: Adam Mori aka B. Bravo
Club night(s): Disco vs Dubstep, Lush Life @ Royale, 4th Tuesdays @ Eve Lounge
Style(s) of music you spin: Cosmic soul, future funk, that feel good dance music
So what's your story, in 100 words or less? Started with music playing saxophone in 6th grade in Seaside, CA. Got heavy into Jazz. Started collecting funk records in college and DJing on my SF State radio show - The Funkiness Continues. Gigs at bars and clubs followed, justifying my newly found vinyl addiction. Started playing sax with Bayonics in 2002 and composing/producing around that time as well. Met Salva a couple years ago, when he was starting Frite Nite Records and put out my first solo release, Analog Starship EP, earlier this year.
What's the idea behind your upcoming Computa Love EP? Its four new tracks that were made with electronic instruments and computers but still (I think) sound organic and real. Computa is the technology but Love is that feeling that the music evokes. Hopefully, haha.
Name of a track you can't get out of your head: Turboweekend - Something or Nothing (2000f and Jkamata remix) nasty!!
Name of an artist you're currently championing in your DJ sets: Milez Benjiman, Dam Funk
Name of a current favorite track for the peak of your set: Sa-Ra - Death of a Star
Musical mantra: "Let it ride"
Favorite DJ experience: My record release party earlier this year. Everybody was totally into it and showed me lots of love.
Worst request: Lady Gaga
Most treasured vinyl score: Donald Byrd - Love Byrd
What other music-related projects are you currently working on? Doing remixes for other artists and working on some new solo and collab tracks. Just trying to keep developing my sound and keep learning. Also finishing Bayonics' second album.
What's something happening in the local music scene that should be getting more attention? Eve Lounge just opened up and they have dope local DJs pretty much every night of the week. All quality music, no filler.
What elements would your fantasy club night entail? A great soundsystem. That's pretty much all I would ask for. Well, and a diverse, open-minded crowd.
Question we didn't ask you but you often ask yourself: Who would you like to collaborate with? Steve Spacek, Kissey Asplund
Next time we can see you spin: Sat. Oct. 10th at Mezzanine opening for Chromeo