Con Brio is an American soul and rock and roll band formed in San Francisco, California. The band currently consists of lead singer Ziek McCarter, guitarist Benjamin Andrews, bassist Jonathan Kirchner, keyboardist Patrick Monaco Glynn, drummer Andrew Laubacher, and horn players Marcus Stephens and Brendan Liu. Saturday, April 6, 2019
I don’t know how it came to be that I acquired my Endtroducing album cover poster. But, the poster has been with me longer than most of belongings, always in the background ogling my most intimate stoner moments of my twenties. Lyrics Born donning that blonde wig in the aisle
Amongst the dusty records of UC Davis’ KDVS college radio station, Tom Shimura, who currently makes records as Lyrics Born, found too much to love. Sandwiched between gatefold LPs, 12-inch singles, dub versions and white-labels was a reservoir of inspiration that he would draw on for the following decades.
I always thought The Opera was too high-brow for me’”that it would be all crustless sandwiches, drinking with your pinky up, and polite behavior (you’re not allowed to say ‘œfuck’ at The Opera). But then in high school my worldly, cultured friend’s parents took us to the San Francisco Opera.