The Alecia Chakour Band will be headlining a show tonight at Union Pool in Brooklyn that is bringing together musicians representing many of music collectives and bands in New York. “What makes this night extra exciting is that the bands feature representatives from many of the “Gangs of New York”: Royal Family Records, Daptone Records, The Royal Potato Family, folks from David Byrne’s band, TV On the Radio, Yellowbirds, and many more,” Chakour explains.
Nigel Hall and Kras reminisced about how the entire Royal Family Records was formulated, and how Hall got roped into the mix. Kras broke down the science of the industry, as things have changed throughout the years since he’s been heavy on the scene, touring big with Soulive since 1999.
Here is our insiders look on Krasno/Deitch/Hall in an average day in their studio. This of course wouldn’t be complete without a spontaneous jam session… Part 1 of 2