A couple weeks ago, local music/culture webzine RevMiami started a nifty vlog series called "Big City Breakdown," a biweekly thing meant to take local favorites and turn 'em loose to play in unusal environs. The first featured Afrobeta playing on the sand, so I wondered where the series would go after the obvious beach shoot was used up.
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This one puts Andrew Sansac on the sidewalk of Collins Avenue. There are exactly three pedestrian passersby in these several minutes, which is their loss. Sansac's song, "Bulletproof Limousine," is a peppy, laid-back tune appropriate for summer, and though a Jack Johnson comparison is an obvious one ... it's also apt. Sansac labels himself "soul/funk/reggae" on his MySpace, and can really work a pair of Wayfarers.
Unrelated to this video, I also loved reading RevMiami's interview with Paris Banchetti, a local luthier who invented a nifty, lightweight version of the upright bass he calls "the practical bass." Click here to read it.