Yesterday, the band released their gritty and psychedelic adventure jazz album Always Be Happy, But Stay Evil (Recorded in Bogalusa, LA) on their Royal Potato Family imprint. Easily one of the best albums I’ve heard in 2011 and clear front-runner for album cover and name of the year.
Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and the Big Easy where he helped get Live Music Blog: NOLA off-the-ground, managing it in New Orleans through Jazz Fest 2012. Hodges now lives amongst THE CALIFORNIANS as a newcomer to West LA. His favorite artists include My Morning Jacket, Sigur Rós, Widespread Panic, The Allman Brothers Band, Dr. Dog, Tame Impala, Anders Osborne, Radiohead and Bobby & The Midnites.
Daft Punk is actually playing at his house tonight and you're invited.