FunkyFreddy Republic (Frederick Reed in RL) is a gifted composer and multi-instrumentalist with a unique sound and melodic style. He has composed and performed music for Sesame Street, Wall Street Journal TV, PBS, Time Warner, Strange Universe, etc.
He also composed the soundtrack for “Borders” with Steve Buscemi and the Emmy award winning documentary “Metaphoria”. His song, “My Secret Life” from the “Frederick 4 – Themes From Imaginary Lands” CD, was featured on the NPR show “Echoes” by John Diliberto.
Artists he has collaborated with include Jeff Buckley, Deee-Lite, Susan McKeown, Gary Lucas, Pete Shelly (the Buzzcocks) and Ed Hamell of Hamell On Trail, on whose “Tough Love” (Righteous Babe records) CD he produced several
tracks along with Ani DiFranco, John Leckie and others. Recently he cowrote and played on many tracks of “Fused” by Richard Khuzami, where he appears along side of many luminaries of World music. More about Freddy here and here.
Voted one of the top 20 regions of Second Life most visited in 2009 by users of
Koinup , Miki Morigi’s “Aught Sim” with It’s wild grasses, trees and ivy curling around the forgotten buildings and abandoned railway lines seems to be a perfect place to capture this special Live performance by FunkyFreddy.
When: Tuesday Sept 7, 2010 9PM PST (slt)
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