El Dopa’s Fly Points Across The Map #3 – The Power Of Music

A monthly documentary-style column on music, travels, and doing it yourself.   I recently had the pleasure of being a guest on Culture Remixed Radio with host Julian Felix, broadcast out of Korea town in Los Angeles. I used the opportunity to do a segment on the power of music, focusing on music’s ability to [...]

El Dopa’s Fly Points Across The Map – Hawaii Pt.1

  A monthly documentary-style column on music, travels, and the doors they open HAWAII PART 1 Skater in front of an old theater in downtown Honolulu, HI I stepped off the plane and as soon as I made it to the open-air walkway, I couldn’t help but smile. The warm, tropical night air wrapped me up like [...]

El Dopa: Fly Points Across The Map Editorial Entry 1

San Anselmo, CA  10/6/11 Across the golden gate bridge and a bit through the woods lies the town of San Anselmo, where I find myself now, in a homely music studio watching San Francisco psyche funk soul band Monophonics rehearse for a couple of shows this weekend. And it’s things just like this that I love about traveling – shit starts [...]