'Live at Flanagan's' is a break through album showcasing Everyday Prophets' high energy live act. The double disc release inludes both classic tunes and some of their new breakbeats.
Everyday Prophets is dance music with depth. Take a reggae foundation and twist it with modern breakbeat, dancehall, and rock and out comes a fresh sound for a new time.
Based in Portland Oregon, Everyday Prophets is a five-piece band that has provided conscious dance music to the Northwest since 2002. With three studio albums and one live double-disc release, the Prophets draw from over sixty original songs for live performances. Their new studio album ‘Between Two Worlds’, blends their growing influences of modern electronica, hip-hop, and dancehall, with their already established reggae and rock influences. They are currently poised to take their act beyond the Northwestern U.S.
Everyday Prophets is:
Aaron Green: Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Melodica, Songwriter
…. draws from over a decade of singing/songwriting experience in various reggae groups and solo acoustic act to develop his soothing yet raw vocal style and high energy stage performance.
Nick Green: Drums
…. plays an electronic drum kit, brings a unique and truly progressive sound to Everyday Prophets’ foundation. He pumps up the songs with Dancehall and roots reggae, hip hop, ska, reggaeton, and even disco breakbeats to keep the feet moving.
Rick Wasserloos: Bass Guitar
…. brings strong hip-hop, drum and bass, and jazz influences to the mix, and offers an ever evolving sense of improvisation, and a grounding effect to their often upbeat songs.
Kevin Mckennon: Keyboards, Vocals
….fills out their sound by pumping live B3 organ and clavinet into the rhythm, while also providing modern synthesized hooks into the high end.
Borfus Wallaby: Lead Guitar, Vocals
…. brings rock guitar as it has never been known to dance music. One moment he creates the mood with dub and electronic effects, the next he carries them into epic leads reminiscent of David Gilmour.
Everyday Prophets’ sound has elements similar to The Police, Finley Quaye, Death In Vegas, Freq Nasty, Damian Marley, and Bedouin Soundclash.
Some recent venues include the Northwest World Reggae Fest, Koots Roots Culture Festival (B.C.), Portland Hempstalk, Berbati’s Pan (OR), Flanagan’s (MT), and The Big Easy (ID).
Everyday Prophets are also activists improving their community. Some of their benefit efforts include performances for Village Building Convergence (Earth Day), Free Geek (non-profit computer recycling), D.R.E.A.M. (adaptive ski program), Tryon Farm (environmental education), Portland Hempstalk, KPSU and KBOO (public radio fundraisers), and a public event to preserve Tillamook rainforest. See them at Seattle Hempfest Aug. 19, 2007!