Reggie Watts

[Videos] Watch Reggie Watts make music with your favorite comedians

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Every Friday night after shooting IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang!, musician/comedian/actor/renaissance man Reggie Watts invites the show’s guest over to his keyboard. What follows is a sometimes awkward but always entertaining “make-up-the-words-as-we-go-along” jam session that’s more than worth your time. The whole thing highlights the impressive improvisational skills that musicians and comedians share. My biggest takeaway: Ed helms is really, really, ridiculously good at the banjo. Seriously.

Continue for a collection of my favorite sessions of the series.

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Tape Tuesday: Welcome to Summer

New Tape Tuesday!

Okay, I know it is a Saturday, but today is also June 1st a.k.a. the beginning of the summer months. Did you really expect me to drop a summer mixtape on any other day? Welcome to Summer is the perfect driving-with-the-windows-down mixtape. Like, that is the sole reason I made it. Whether you’re rolling into town blasting RL Grime‘s remix of Chief Keef (making eye contact with the old lady in the car next to you at a stoplight) or just shouting the lyrics of Planetarian‘s “Swim” at the top of your lungs as you cruise down the interstate, this mix works. Plus, how legendary is the sequence of Chance The Rapper into Reggie Watts into Chief Keef into Disclosure?

  1. Fyfe – Introduction
  2. Rhye – One of Those Summer Days
  3. Heems – Medium Green Eyes (ft. Safe)
  4. Kitty – Dead Island
  5. Tyler, The Creator – Bimmer
  6. Planetarian – Swim
  7. Peter and Kerry – Fucking Around
  8. Thundercat – Oh Sheit It’s X
  9. Autre Ne Veut – Play by Play
  10. Everything Everything – Don’t Try
  11. Pigeon Hole – June
  12. Bayou – Forever Deluxe
  13. Chance The Rapper – Pusha Man (ft. Nate Fox & Lili K.) [Edit]
  14. Reggie Watts – The Monster and the Princess
  15. Chief Keef – Love Sosa (RL Grime Remix)
  16. Disclosure – When a Fire Starts to Burn
  17. Petite Noir – Noirse
  18. Francis and the Lights – ETC
  19. San Cisco – Outro

You daydream about the sea, and I daydream you’ll be mine,
Underneath the shade of leaves, stars over the trees,
Spending a whole summer with you that sounds alright, I’ll,
Meet you in the evening so we can swim tonight

DOWNLOAD ‘WELCOME TO SUMMER’ HERE

P.S. In case you missed it I made a promo video for this tape. First ever, very rare.

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