Reggie Watts is a difficult act to pin down. Not because the comedian/musician/possible Fraggle isn’t talented, in fact he’s one of the most talented people I’ve witnessed in the last few years.
What’s difficult about Reggie is trying to explain him to an unfamiliar friend. Is he a comedian? Is he a musician? Is he from this planet? The answer lies somewhere in the middle of all of the above.
Watts is an entertainer who uses everything in his arsenal to put a smile on the faces of everyone present. Armed with a distinct look (think of an afro’d member of Parliament Funkadelic who didn’t get the memo, nor cares that Three Wolf Moon shirts and suspenders weren’t cool) and effects pedals. Watts beatboxes, loops, squaks and jams on bits, characters and escalating improved tangents. Read the rest of this entry