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Good afternoon people of the internet!  I hope you all are doing well!  I'm currently sitting with my dog watching the U.S. Open Men's Final.  It pains me because my beloved Rafael Nadal sits recuperating in Majorca while Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, these brash upstarts, these ne'er do wells, fight to achieve even a semblance of Nadal's greatness.  Ruffians!  I scoff at thee!

That said, I hope Murray wins.  I like his scruffy hair and tree trunk legs.

But enough football, lets talk about our last Spanspek performer to be profiled.  People of Earth, allow me to introduce Fresno CA beat conductor Sahab!

Here's a snippet of a profile about Sahab written by Matt Ross for none other than Rolling Stone ME Magazine!:

"Sahab is a man of con­trasts. Born to Iranian parents, he now lives in Fresno, California, where his unique brand of dreamy, sing­er-songwriter, psychedelic pop has earned him an impressive following. His childhood saw him repeatedly move from East to West and back again, color­ing his love for Nineties radio rock with distinctly Persian sensibilities."

You can read the full article at Rolling Stone - Sahab's Tale of Two Cities.  Suffice it to say Sahab is making waves on both hemispheres.  Sahab's live performances are studies in how beats can be infused with passion and soul.  We're incredibly excited to see what he will bring to the stage.  Expect religious experiences folks.  Expect an eye opening good time. 

For more information on Sahab, please visit the following sites:

Lastly, here's a great video of Sahab at work in his studio, awesomely building a song to completion. 


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