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Saturday, August 24
Free & all ages

Q: If people over-theorize your music, how would you yourself describe what you do? It’s very much illegal music, isn’t it?

A: Yeah, it’s illegal music. So that’s one format that I kept: It’s gonna be edits and it’s gonna be illegal. I’m surprised it hasn’t come down on a lot of platforms. I definitely got asked by major labels and television to use the songs and they… just can’t. We had to get a lawyer once and he went: “You’re fucked. I suggest you just stay quiet and duck. Or you could give it to these platforms and get it taken down and get some press through that.” That was his advice. I was like, “No, I don’t think so.” [laughs] […]

Kelman Duran is a Dominican-American artist based in Los Angeles. His latest EP, 13th Month, was released on Apocalipsis in 2018.