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DUDES! I finally did it! ssssnake is officially a Californian! Still setting up the crib but Los Angeles is the new HQ. With that comes shows in the West. Boise and San Diego in March and another San Diego in April. Stoked to be in some warmth and in a home! Two years in a van has been... incredible, but I'm ready for the change. Looking forward to seeing everyone over the next few months. Tour de Fat starts May 28th in Washington DC and Ill be east cost to west cost between then and October. Lets relax together! Scope the 2014 Tour Dates!

Tour de Fat 2014 is firing up! I perform at every festival in a multitude of positions including a very intimate ssssnake show in the Le Tigre tent. It's my all time favorite venue! Look for ssssnake on the larger stage stage at a few of the events as well! Hostile Snakeover

You can now get your copy of "Hostile Snakeover" at itunes and bandcamp, the awesome Bandcamp site that let's you pick the price you wanna pay for the disk!


Shows

Music and Lyrics

Pay what you like or take it for free.


 

Lyrics coming soon...

Media

Videos

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Bio

Noah Tabakin is the man behind Ssssnake, a hip hop-, funk- and gospel-inflected soul project with a wild, joyous vibe. Defying categorization, Ssssnake has been likened to the lovechild of Ray Charles and MF Doom or a hip hop Jeff Buckley.

Tabakin produces all the music for Ssssnake on Logic software, which he pipes on stage through his iPhone. Rhyming, freestyling and singing over the tracks, Tabakin’s vocal work lands somewhere between Lenny Kravitz, Cee Lo Green and Lyrics Born. He often closes out the show in his underwear. Add in the antics of backup dancers Lil Bite and Venom, and the effect is a high-octane dance party with a sexual edge and a lot of humor.

“It’s an outlet for me. I can process things. It’s therapeutic,” says Tabakin. “When I’m on stage, I get real high off it. I’ve played to one person and I’ve played to 15,000; I love it all the same. I’m confident it’s what I’m here to do.”

Ssssnake is the latest project from one of Chicago’s most original and hardest working soul performers.

In addition to fronting Ssssnake, Tabakin currently songwrites and plays saxophone for national touring act Mucca Pazza, a punk circus marching band, with whom he has performed on the Conan O’Brien Show and Lollapalooza, and opened for Primus. He sings backup and plays keyboard and saxophone for art-rock band D. Rider as well.

Tabakin has been singing and making music for over two decades. His considerable tour of duty includes fronting three bands: soul and R&B group All Fours; live hip-hop band Tabakin, with whom he produced an album and opened for The Roots; and the soul-funk group Little Blue Crunchy Things, with whom he performed for ten years, selling 14,000 records.

Additionally, Tabakin has participated in a kaleidoscope of music collaborations and behind-the-scenes roles. From singing in the choir at the University of Wisconsin- Madison to contributing to the successful hip-hop compilation series “The Chicago Drop” to serving as co-director of the Tour de Fat’s house band, Tabakin has earned his self-appointed handle “solider of music” many, many times over.

Merch

Download the album and purchase merch on bandcamp

http://ssssnake.bandcamp.com/album/hostile-snakeover

Contact

Ssssnake Booking Agent

Eric Gilbert: ericgilbert@theduckclub.com



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Bands ssssnake used to pay with

mucca-pazza.org
Dead Rider