Wednesday August 31st 2011
On Saturday, August 13, Zula and Emperor X announced The California’s Poppy Tour, a tour and content project focused on the seemingly-endless re-creation of California’s splendor through technology, media, and controlled, selective experiences of nature and history.
SANTA CRUZ, California, US
Folk / Other / Rock
Hod is but a man, one man recording himself, railing against the ding dong of doom. But Hod understands you, understands your connection to the real, about the way you engage with geography (based in the past, close to the future), about how you get your trees to grow... and the world of the bugs and the sea animals that you study closely, putting a lens to what dosen´t seem visible, and making it real but also surprising, sometimes sensational, like all the escaping animals... and we will say "Can that really be?" We will have to understand that the animals have a life of their own outside our perception. Of course that again makes space for further speculation. Now is his closeness to the present, his songs conceived in the choo choo of thought; passing quickly, leaving the track, but also leaving a track. "I try not encase my songs in any time frame or space, but innately fail because I wear a big yellow watch.... That ticks.... Loudly." Hod