In this 34th episode of the podcast Chris travels to Los Angeles to host a solo show at the Lifted Veil gallery and interviews the legendary DJ and producer Cut Chemist. Cut Chemist was a founding member of Ozomatli and Jurassic 5.


They talk about Chris’ gallery show in Los Angeles, how they met at the Tipper show at the Fillmore in Denver, Colorado, psychadelic experiences and influences on music, his turntable guitar, growing up in Hollywood, going to UCLA for Fine Arts, drawing and finding artistic expression, graffitti experiments, finding Hip-Hop in 1983, getting paid to DJ house parties as a teenager, joining Ozomatli, starting live-band hip-hop and working in world music inspirations, Vans Warped Tour, joining Jurassic 5, collaborating between Ozomatli and J5, the documentary Scratch, losing a DJ battle at age 12, being a white guy in hip-hop, learning from DJ Shadow, opening for Shakira, software glitches onstage, learning to craft his show for specific audiences, Jurassic 5 opening for Fiona Apple, Kid Koala breaking the line and innovating hip-hop, living with Mad-Lib, how he made pies during lockdown, his independent record label A Stable Sound, the Stable Sound radio show, going to events during the pandemic, and a gift exchange



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