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Instagram: @smoota
Twitter: @smootawantsyou

"Hyper-sexed sensual alt-soul grooves." – Time Out NY

"How the libido sounds." – The San Diego Reader

"Combines the slinky DIY funk grooves of Shuggie Otis with the offbeat, trippy, psychedelic stoner charm of James Pants, all topped off with a sly pervy streak that winks toward Serge Gainsbourg and the P-Funk mob.” – Other Music

“['Pheromones'] is the ultimate sex-charged anthem.” - Le Visiteur

“Music for the sensually inclined.” - Buzzbands LA

“If you’re ever feeling down about anything at all, we would recommend listening to music by Smoota. He isn’t necessarily a comedian, but the lyrics to his songs will make you think, love love, and smile before its end. - Grungecake

Smoota's new album PHEROMONES (releasing November 2 on Body To Body Records) continues his unique musical exploration of sexual desire and its complex intersection with love. The follow-up to his 2013 debut, FETISHES, the album extends his one-of-a-kind blend of honesty, humor and wordplay to shine a light on the beautiful and often mind-boggling displays of lust, devotion, happiness and pain we employ to both fall in love and get it on.

An in-demand musician in NYC, Smoota has toured for years with art rock legends TV On The Radio. He has also recorded and performed with a wide variety of artists, including hip hop sensations Run The Jewels, rock god Steven Tyler, EDM phenoms Pretty Lights and Griz, New Orleans superstar Aaron Neville, indie icon Sufjan Stevens, garage heroes Thee Oh Sees and Daptone heavies Antibalas and Sharon Jones. He also appears in the house band of ABC’s revival of The Gong Show starring Mike Meyers. 

For his own music, Smoota draws inspiration from his deep collection of soul, funk, disco and R&B. Filled with the rich sounds of rare 70s and 80s synths and drum machines, his sensual and funky grooves are a fresh take on the slow jams & dance classics of sex crooners like Marvin Gaye, the Bee Gees, Serge Gainsbourg, Willie Hutch and Bryan Ferry. But while sonically the music pulls from the heyday of groovy music, lyrically Smoota writes from 2018 and beyond, addressing ideas more often examined in literature and European art films than in music. His new album addresses the polyamorous urge, happy S&M relationships, taboo lust, erotic intimacy, the complexity of the female orgasm, sexual biology, sensual angst, and more. It is a warm, funky, and risqué album focused on moving the hips with a sly smile.

Earlier Event: November 6
Performance Art Night- November