Today’s broadcast is Numero One Thousand for Nic Harcourt of KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic. I’ve been listening to the show since Summer 1999, when I spent a good deal of time at home in Camarillo with the parents (back when I was homeless in anticipation of an Australia/New Zealand trip.) I would listen to the show from nine until noon every morning, which happened to be when I wrote. Back then, the featured bands were, among many others, Zero 7, The Beta Band, Five-Eight and The Supreme Beings of Leisure. That’s five years of really cool music.
Today, Ozomatli are in the studio helping him celebrate. Go to the website and check out the archived video feed. They’re having a blast. Good stuff.
Incidentally, the cover of their latest album is pure genius: