Tommy Guerrero - Road to Knowhere (Too Good)
Add Date: 10/16/2018
Focus Tracks: 1, 3, 7, 8, & 12
Formats: College & World
Artist Info: Tommy Guerrero continues pushing the boundaries while upholding his San Francisco Bay heritage. Starting from the Bones Brigade skate team in the 80’s, he’s made movie appearances, designed for Levis in Japan, Vans shoes worldwide, Sutro eyewear and created a T shirt line for UNIQLO, rides for Converse, co-founded Real Skateboards 28 years ago and is art director for Krooked Skateboarding, and found time to be a prolific recording artist.
His music includes albums for Mo’Wax, Galaxia, Function 8, Rush [Japan], Quannum Ubiquity and Ed Banger records (France) along with collaborations with Lyrics Born, Jack Johnson, Curumin, Bing Ji Ling, Prefuse 73, Money Mark ,Poets of Rhythm and Shawn Lee. He has also scored tunes for several of Thomas Campbell’s surf films, the EA video game “Skate” and Todd Oldham’s show “Hand Made Modern” on HGTV. His songs have been licensed for zeitgeist television shows like “Queer as Folk”, “Sex in the City”, “An American Life”, “CSI Miami” “Ugly Delicious” and currently working on the score for “Bad Art”- a film by Zio Ziegler.
TG’s melodies dance lightly around your head while the rhythms build under your feet and move your hips. His is SOUL music, made by a street kid raised on everything under the sun-from Santana to Bad brains, P.E. to Coltrane.
Too Good, Tommy’s own label with partner Al Evers, has now released No Man’s Land, El Diablitos’ Come Hell Or High Water, Blktop Project, Perpetual and now Road to Knowhere.