Amongst the dusty records of UC Davis’ KDVS college radio station, Tom Shimura, who currently makes records as Lyrics Born, found too much to love. Sandwiched between gatefold LPs, 12-inch singles, dub versions and white-labels was a reservoir of inspiration that he would draw on for the following decades. That was then. This is now. Since his college days, Bay Area-native Lyrics Born’s raw, authentic talent has been polished to a gleaming beacon of originality in a time when it’s needed most.
Check out the video for the single Lies X 3 off his last release As U Were:
The sun blasted us all day with 102 degree heat but we loved every minute of it. Once the sun went down the full moon came up and took center stage… a beautiful day indeed.