Super fun and endearing community event that I was honored to be a part of. PB Wolf is THAT DUDE, the venerable one, the local hero, and being able to go through and geek off his ephemera and souvenirs was a rad experience. Made more fun because Demone Carter (Dem One) joined us for fernet and scotch beforehand, and the lecture hall was at capacity on a Thursday night, spilling out into the hall at one point. Many thanks to SJSU’s Hip-Hop History Month series, Dan Diggs, Elizabeth, Nancy, and of course, C. Manak .
(Editor’s Note: I interviewed Chris Manak (PB Wolf) for a couple local websites before his big show in San Jose a few weeks back. We talk a lot about his early history, specifically his start in San Jose. Take a look Stones Throw fans! – DM)
HOMECOMING: PB WOLF PLAYS FIRST SAN JOSE SHOW IN DECADES W/ EGYPTIAN LOVER
Stones Throw is a defiant panoply of inventive music, a cadre of artists whom flout convention while making some of the most varied, artful projects in recent memory. It’s all due to Chris Manak, who helms the powerhouse label which he founded in San Jose, his hometown and early base of operations. Continue reading “Homecoming King: PB Wolf Q&A”