rojo Y negro

rojo Y negro

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Rojo y Negro jumps apocalyptic rock hip hop electronic. ancient rhythms beat with electronic sticks. metal tuned guitars playing prince songs. krs one, jack white & stevie wonder channeled through one vocalist. Jimmy Page and Danger Mouse, Bootsy Collins & Dj shadow channeled through one MIDI cable.

Biography

Rojo Y Negro consists of Producer/Instrumentalist, el diablo of San Francisco's acclaimed dj collective Dhamaal Soundsystem, which quickly garnered international attention with their self-titled debut release, and airplay on the BBC, and singer/mc AWS of local SF fame for his work with the band, HATFYR (testinground recordings, Spain) as well as varied session work in Europe, The US and Japan.

Lyrics

seeking

Written By: Adam Schraft

wicked needles hunt where my blood thrives
and are the keeping it keeping it?
extracting the armor from the tribe, tribe strong
wicked needles hunt where my blood thrives
why are the seeking it seeking it?
extracting the armor from the tribe, tribe strong

roll we, roll we, roll we tightly
boldly, boldly, boldly, rightly
hold me, hold me, hold me don’t leave
thrown open to the forces to throw the right swing

alright: right swing slinging it
don’t go gently
into that good night
fight the bent being
bent intently on taking you mentally
mind mind control alt, alt, alt, delete

times times of convenience signs to splinter your focus
lackadaisical lullabies wide-eyed hocus-pocus
actually axe you from the circle tired and hopeless
till you fire wired ironing board open and close it
rinse rinse wash repeat, repeat, repeat
checkerboard thoughts cascade into the deep
while they parade the streets
lemonade for the heat
serenade like the pied piper piping the peeps
are trying to listen?
We’re just dying to glisten
in this freedom-fried prison, we’re all buying the vision
Tella tella tell me vision, i’m embracing the lesions
leisurely go the legions; secretly they’re all seekin’
seek seek seek seek keep on seekin’
you all
seek seek seek seek keep on seekin’
you all
seek seek seek seek keep on seekin’
and everything that we seek
inside the root of life given

wicked needles hunt where my blood thrives
why are the seeking it seeking it?
extracting the armor from the tribe, tribe strong
wicked needles hunt where my blood thrives
and are the keeping it keeping it?
extracting the armor from the tribe, tribe strong

the problem

Written By: Adam Schraft

oh god, amen dios
i’m coming’ home
to you

i never hurt no more
until you came to the shore and found me
i’m drowning’ in admissions of my own blood
blood, she dug me deep
inside your soul
she couldn’t help me no more
you can’t stop till you found me

i’m not gonna end nothin’
but I’m gonna keep tryin’
that’s how we do: live or dyin’
now
i’m coming home

gonna set it right
bring it in, microphone full of sin
microphone the world spin
globe trotter, heating’ it hot all over

i never wanted to be no one
No you didn’t
who acts true only when it’s convenient
I’m spitting’ in it, foaming’ at the mouth
Coming through you
Taking it down
Rolling controlling it
I never wanted to be the problem
Living’ microphone you got it
But looks like we’ve built up and bought ourselves one
Caught inside the room you slaughtered it
So now we got one, what you gonna do about it?
Mic microphone he said what you gonna do?
Baby don’t doubt it
Flip it, trip it mic
I’m comin’ in…
I represent you, coming in I’m gonna rip it
I’m gonna drop y’all, rock y’all to the bottom
Rock it, yeah you want some?
You got caught one
Never wanted to be the problem
Never wanted, but a problem
Never wanted to look across the room
Look across it
Never noticed that we got one
Never never notice
Now we gots to deal, what’s coming to
Gots to deal what
Holes, the violent crack in the ocean
Truth pounding coming straight for you soul
Never wanted to be divided
but the human race done lost control
hell yeah,
flip it, microphone said hell yeah
I’m coming in; are you coming home?
I’m coming in and I’m coming home
Microphone dome, flip it from the hole phone
once to rip it out, then leave it all alone
Never wanted to be a problem
But look out motherfucker cause you got one
I’m comin’ down raining’ from the sun
Like Zeus, on whose fingertips you slip
Now there ain’t no time to reminisce
You looking for the perfect picture, a snap shot
Ah it’s gotten to hot
Anyway it’s all just a crack in the asphalt
And it’s your fault
I’m coming in

Cold Burning Down

Written By: Adam Schraft

Cold burnin’ down

Hot blooded cold blowing down
All the doors and the roofs in this town
Hot blooded cold blowing down
When you can feel but you can’t hear the sound

We can only be the dam to your river for so long
The hands of a giver only so strong
All the fighting and fists resisting calm kisses
To be the rocks in the flood lines washed away, gone

We can’t ever right away the slow dawn
Let it the fix the deficit and just hold on
They say its god almighty gave the righting for the fighting and this chaos an effect of having faith strong
Well I don’t believe, but I believe at the same time
And it keeps confusing me and abusing me in my mind
And you feel the same way too even thought we’re different but we’re not different, just splintered pieces of the same void
If we could we would, but we don’t so we won’t
It’s the same old chapter that we’re after in the book
the bible, what do you want to call it?
it’s a trifle, it’s a rifle, it’s a trigger that you’re pulling and you’re not fooling no one

Hot blooded cold blowing down
When you can feel but you can’t hear the sound
Hot blooded cold blowing down
Let it go let go let it go

We can only be the dam to your river for so long
The hands of a giver only so strong
All the fighting and fists resisting calm kisses
To be the rocks in the flood lines washed away, gone

We can’t ever right away the slow dawn
Let it the fix the deficit and just hold on
They say its god almighty gave the righting for the fighting and this chaos an effect of having faith strong
Do you have faith in the face of the human race?
Can you maintain the value of living inside this place?
All the bomb shelter helter skelters up in your mind
And you can’t figure out a way to find what you find
You want meaning for this life
You say you’re dreaming of it right?
But what you’re fiending for is life
And what you’re seeing is the light
And in your seething is the blood in your brain
And what you’re seeing is the blood in your brain

Hot blooded cold blowing down
All the doors and the roofs in this town
Hot blooded cold blowing down
When you can feel but you can’t hear the sound

Discography

Red As Blood Letting Go of Black As Night
2008

Set List

all original music both written and improvised.