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Thursday, May 24, 2007

Kevin Sawka - Captain of Crunch

posted by on May 24 at 11:27 AM

Today, Kevin KJ Sawka takes us on a tour of his drum kit. It is sick and hybrid. Sawka played last night at Neumo’s with Amon Tobin.

Kevin Sawka is a freak of drum ‘n’ bass and breakbeat nature. He’s a lover of all things MIDI. The set-up is Mission Control. Electronics and drums are one. Kevin bionically operates gear and plays drums at the same time.

His new album, Cyclonic Steel, is set for release on Wax Orchard Records. Kevin also talks about breakfast cereal, his favorite color, and checking email during his set.

For further dissection of Sawka’s kit and game, check this previous Stranger feature, Circus Contraption.

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Holy Shit. I disagree on the Cap'n Crunch. The best breakfast cereal is Life. By far.

Posted by harry | May 24, 2007 12:25 PM

No, Quisp is the best cereal.

Posted by Sally Struthers Lawnchair | May 24, 2007 12:34 PM

How about Kaboom cereal? Anyone remember that one? And Pebbles. Nice post, T.

Posted by gideup | May 24, 2007 12:36 PM

This Sawka interview is great. Info should be in print. Helpful. Though nothing beats mustard green Van Halen.
drum on,

Posted by Tante | May 24, 2007 12:57 PM

I want a drum. I want Cap't Crunch. NOW.

Posted by Carolina | May 24, 2007 12:59 PM

That is some boggling shit. Good work, Captain Trent.

SAWKA RUUUULES. So do Crunchberries.

Posted by crunchberry | May 24, 2007 1:11 PM

Where can I get one of those drum kits?

Life Cereal gets way too soggy, people. Cap'n Crunch, is almost too crunchy -sorry Kevin. The cereal answer is ----


Posted by Tech Man | May 24, 2007 1:21 PM

Oh man. I wish I would have seen that show. How was Amon Tobin? His records are pretty cool. And Sawka must have ruled.

Cool video.

Posted by dizzave | May 24, 2007 1:26 PM

Crazy for coco puffs!!!Nice work again T

Posted by LuLu | May 24, 2007 1:30 PM

-- cool post!

Posted by Aaro)))n Edge | May 24, 2007 5:09 PM

Look at all those toys. And more toys.

Peanut Butter Cap'n Crunch get my vote.

Sawka is treat.

Posted by sam | May 24, 2007 6:27 PM


Posted by spanky | May 25, 2007 8:18 AM

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