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Recs From K. Flay

posted January 18, 2012, 9:41 am by Ben Oliver | Filed Under Editorial, General Interest, Music News, Recommendations from the Celebrity Mind | comment Leave a Comment

Tags: K.Flay, Eyes Shut, Grieves


I just first discovered white female hip-hop artist K.Flay from San Francisco right before the holidays. She was the opening act supporting Grieves With Budo on tour. I immediately realized how talented she was and became an instant fan. She was a new EP,  Eyes Shut, coming out this month and here is a brand new single titled “Sunburn”. We have already heard her new singleWe Hate Everyone” previously. I wanted to find out what she listens to and what she would recommend to us, so I asked!  Read her recommendations below, and tour dates follow her answers.

Favorite Music of 2011:

Schoolboy Q – Setbacks

Little Dragon – Ritual Union

Katy B – On A Mission

Drake – Take Care

The Kills – Blood Pressures

Favorite Music Of All Time:

Outkast – ATLiens

Liz Phair – Exile In Guyville

Metric – Live It Out

Missy Elliott – Supa Dupa Fly

Portishead – Dummy

Favorite Indie/Unsigned/Underrated:

Black Light Dinner Party

Purity Ring

Sarah Jaffe

K.Flay is scheduled to released the self-produced Eyes Shut on January 31st. She will have a few shows with Brooklyn rapper Theophilus London, rest of the dates are listed below:

01/17 – Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s *
01/18 – Vancouver, BC @ Fortune Sound Club *
01/19 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom *
01/21 – San Francisco, CA @ Mezzanine *
01/22 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey *
02/10 – Chicago, IL @ Subterranean
02/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ The Best Love Is Free 3 #

* = w/ Theophilus London
# = w/ Culture Cry Wolf, Toki Wright, Crunchy Kids, Wesley Opus, Ceewhy, Slipmats Ent., and special guests.

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