Experience the amazing artistry of Laser OB-1 aka Gabe Espinoza in a live show, to a playlist curated by KEXP’s DJ OCnotes. The performance is followed by a Q&A with Laser OB-1. The show explores our colorful past and future with sounds from primarily northwest artists. The playlist pushes the boundaries of all the genres created and inspired by African music such as hip hop, funk, soul, r&b, and more.
OCnotes records as a solo entity, but also as one half of Metal Chocolates , one-third of Indian Agent, one-half of Freekazoidz and is a member of the Black Constellation. He also puts in work currently as a live visual artist & musical collaborator with Shabazz Palaces. has released over 50 albums, mix tapes and EP’s. Now he can add KEXP DJ to the list as he continues to learn new crafts while pushing the boundaries of creation. OCnotes is known for his wildly unpredictable and consistently on-point DJ sets, which could be considered snapshots of his comprehensive appetite for original sounds.
We invite the global community to participate from their homes via livestream through Zoom. Advanced registration is required, and the link to the livestream will be sent out via email on the day of the event. The livestream begins at 8 p.m