• Camp Flog Gnaw @ Exposition Park Los Angeles November 12 – 13 2016

    Second annual visit with The Character to work on our music projects and catch Tyler the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw. This year trip to LA marks 3rd annual SO { Standing Ovation} “bro-down”. We recorded 4 new tracks that we’re excited to share with you.

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    This year Camp was two days! Among some of the highlights was seeing Chance the Rapper, Rae Sremmurd, Action Bronson, Joey Badass, Toro Y Moi, Anderson Paak, Death Grips, Left Brain, School Boy Q, A$AP Rocky, and of course the man himself Tyler the Creator.  The second night of CFG included a performance by Ear Wolf that was memorable. Tyler encouraged this years camp goes to put their phones down. Meet new people and discover a new band. So, I did just that. One of the newer groups I had no clue about was Gallant. They were very good musicians.

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    One of the highlights of this trip was meeting my Shanemundi family.  There’s a radio show what has brought together a great community of kids that all are very unique and artistic. I’ve was lucky to meet some of the kids that I’ve been communicating with in person. Also, meeting the man himself, Shane Powers.

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    I wanted to elaborate more, but my procrastination has allowed some of the details to get a little blurry. I’ll always have the memories though.  Remember, find your wings!

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  • Review: SO {Standing Ovation} COLISEUM

    _SO (Standing Ovation) is a hip-hop duo that consists of producer Bronze Baby Shoes out of Virgina and vocalist/lyricist The Character. The two have been honing their skills for a while and last year released their five-track, EP Echo Park. It was raw but automatically showed their abilities to create a unique sound that if built upon could be something worthwhile. Now their back with their much-improved latest release Coliseum.

    The sound of _SO’s Coliseum is what makes the first impression. Bronze Baby Shoes paints these canvases with electronic instrumentals that have an undercurrent dark edge to them. It very nearly has a cyberpunk to some of the tracks.  The title cut “SO” and “Out” have that feel to them as if your listening to the sound of a  futuristic underworld.  There’s also influences coming from cloud rap mainly coming from a track like “Lines” which is the most chill track on the project and also the most pristine. Still, for the most part, their sound is a unique blend of styles. ‘

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