Kata Rokkar — Kata Rokkar – A Bay Area based blog about music, life and stuff by Shawn Robbins.Kata Rokkar — Kata Rokkar – A Bay Area based blog about music, life and stuff by Shawn Robbins.

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KATA ROKKAR’S SXSW PORTRAITS

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04/2/2012

Art and Photography, Featured, Music

REGGIE WATTS

Download Reggie Watt’s version of the Legend soundtrack here.

New tour dates, his TED talk, and a bunch of other amazing things can be found here.

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Reggie Watts – Butter + Toast from Why S*** So Crazy? (2010)

THE NEEDLE DROP

Watch Anthony Fantano aka The Busiest Music Nerd aka The Needle Drop on his long running and much respected website.

THE ICE CREAM MAN

Matt Allen aka the Ice Cream Man’s mission is to travel the country, eventually the world, giving away FREE ice cream. Who can’t support that? Plus the man has great taste in music. Hit him up!

VEX RUFFIN

This is Stones Throw music at it’s weirdest and most experimental. And it’s good, very good. Download the Eulogy EP for free right here.

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Vex Ruffin – Walking Sideways from Eulogy EP (2012)

NARDWUAR THE HUMAN SERVIETTE

Never heard of Nardwaur? You have some interview catching up to do. This ought to keep you busy for a while (highlights include Busta Rhymes, The Mars Volta, GWAR, Snoop Dogg, and Weird Al).

VANBOT

Watch the video for Numb.

Buy the album.

If you’re into Robyn or just heartfelt pop, listen to Vanbot.

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Vanbot – Make Me, Break Me from Vanbot (2011)