MOFA: Dâm-Funk

For this Music on a Friday Afternoon, please join the Music Department in welcoming musician and producer Dâm-Funk in conversation with Prof. Ramona Gonzalez (Nite Jewel).


Feb19
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
2021-02-19 16:00:00 2021-02-19 17:00:00 MOFA: Dâm-Funk

https://occidental.zoom.us/j/87698984878

Meeting ID: 876 9898 4878
Passcode: Music

Dâm-Funk is an American modern-funk musician, vocalist and producer from Pasadena, California. A self-taught musician since his teens, Dâm-Funk started background session work in the '90s and fully bloomed the next decade into a critically acclaimed artist and producer with Toeachizown (2009), a quintuple LP for Stones Throw Records, followed up by triple album Invite the Light (2015). He is also known for a multitude of solo and collaborative projects with associates such as Snoop Dogg, Mac Miller, Christine and the Queens, and Nite Jewel. First and foremost a catalyst in funk's postmillennial evolution, Dâm has also indulged in his love for atmospheric soundscapes with his Private Life album series under side-project Garrett, released through label Music from Memory.

Listen to "Mirrors" by Dâm-Funk

This event is sponsored by the Occidental Music Department with support from the Mellon Foundation.

 

Virtual
America/Los_Angeles public
Location:
Virtual
Event Date: Friday, February 19, 2021

https://occidental.zoom.us/j/87698984878

Meeting ID: 876 9898 4878
Passcode: Music

Dâm-Funk is an American modern-funk musician, vocalist and producer from Pasadena, California. A self-taught musician since his teens, Dâm-Funk started background session work in the '90s and fully bloomed the next decade into a critically acclaimed artist and producer with Toeachizown (2009), a quintuple LP for Stones Throw Records, followed up by triple album Invite the Light (2015). He is also known for a multitude of solo and collaborative projects with associates such as Snoop Dogg, Mac Miller, Christine and the Queens, and Nite Jewel. First and foremost a catalyst in funk's postmillennial evolution, Dâm has also indulged in his love for atmospheric soundscapes with his Private Life album series under side-project Garrett, released through label Music from Memory.

Listen to "Mirrors" by Dâm-Funk

This event is sponsored by the Occidental Music Department with support from the Mellon Foundation.

 

Sponsored by: MusicArts
Dâm-Funk tipping his hat