Director & Designer Nick Egan and Electro Pop Band DWNTWN
Weekly Comet co-host Tamara Conniff is joined in the studio with seminal director & designer Nick Egan who has worked with such seminal acts as the Clash, Oasis, Duran Duran and Iggy Pop. Plus, electro pop-band DWNTWN perform two songs and talk about their new “Cowboys.” Of course KCRW DJ Jason Kramer is on hand to give us his artist picks, and co-host Jonathan Mchugh reports from the premiere of Katy Perry’s film “Part of Me.”
Artist, director and punk rocker Nick Egan sits down with co-host Tamara Conniff and KRCW DJ Jason Kramer to talk about his transition from album art, to fashion, to music video director, to feature director. Nick tells stories of working with the Clash, Oasis, Duran Duran, Bow Wow Wow, Iggy Pop, among other. Plus, he reveals how Sex Pistols manager and fashion entrepreneur Malcolm McLaren gave him his start as a young punk punk, which lead to working with fashion icons Vivienne Westwood and Mark Jacobs as a designer, art director and model. Nick is currently working on a book of his art and life with Duran Duran’s John Taylor as well as a documentary on seminal educator Sir Ken Robinson. For for info on Nick click here.
Electro Pop band DWNTWN take The Comet stage for two songs: “See My Eyes” off of the Kitsune America compilation and “Believe Me” from their new “Cowboys” EP. The band sat down for a Q&A to talk about heartbreak, recording demos on their iPhone, and “Cowboys,” which is currently available for free download on their website. They will release their next EP “Indians” later this year. Plus, be sure to go to their next free show in Los Angeles on July 16 @ Bootleg Theater. To hear more music click here. And like them on Facebook. This is a band to watch!