UTlive#01: i.ONE + Impeccable Timing = 30 Minute Freestyle, Triple Rock Social Club, MPLS, MN 6.14.12
I posted on my personal Facebook that if I were to get 100 likes on a status about releasing this video, I would do so. I never planned on releasing this publicly, but I’m in Phuket, so… Phuket!
Heads up, the footage is black until after the first minute, it kicks in almost immediately when Mammoth starts rapping, and there are a couple points where it stops to change clips, but, at least aurally, the entire set is there. It would mean a lot to all of us if you would give it your full attention, even if only for a few minutes.
This is 100% improvised, off the cuff, nothing here is pre-meditated, composed, written, scripted, etc… take that for whatever it means to you.
Tha Mammoth is a freestyle monster, no doubt. Pete is a saxophone whiz. Brock makes me smile every time I see him painfully stroking his keys. Ryan Anhorn, well, I don’t even need to say anything about him, just watch him get down on that bass (which, by the way, is the instrument he is third best at). Jared is a metronome. I’m usually way too heavy all the time, but I think I had the best zinger in the set (…polar bears trapped in a zoo, they commit suicide and it’s all because of YOU!)
Lastly, big shouts to Will Schoen for holding it down as a primary and second shooter at Unique Techniques, be on the look out for new projects from him in due time. He has always jumped at any opportunity to shoot for me, and I know his work ethic will pay off.