Nobody (Elvin Estela): a highest uncommon denominator kind of DJ.
Well, it looks like Elvin Estela Week here at the Weekly. My Sprawl of Sound column includes a review of his and Niki Randa's Blank Blue album on Ubiquity; we run his well-informed list of top albums with references to “blue” or “water” in their titles on Heard Mentality; and now we're tipping you off to his DJ appearance tonight at the long-running Good Foot monthly at Que Sera in Long Beach. (Nobody is Estela's DJ and producer moniker.)
We've seen Estela spin psych rock and hip-hop before, but not funk and soul, which are Good Foot's bread and butter (the night is hosted by the reliable dance-floor-fillers Dennis Owens and Scott Weaver [00 Soul].) So it should be interesting to see if Estela/Nobody can deliver the goods in these styles. My money's on him laying down some deep cuts for maximum mind and body satisfaction.
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Que Sera, 1923 E. 7th St., Long Beach, (562) 599-6170; 9 p.m., $5.