An Evening with Jane.

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An Evening with Jane.

  • Ages 21+
  • What the Sound Presents

What the Sound Presents An Evening with Jane. featuring Derek Ted

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Resident DTLA 428 South Hewitt Street Los Angeles, CA 90013

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  • Jane.

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  • Derek Ted

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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Ages 21+
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What the Sound Presents

An Evening with Jane.

feat. Derek Ted


An audience usually prioritizes ethnicity before considering music. That’s the rub for an artist like Jane.: how to express multicultural identity, while letting the music speak for itself? During lockdown, he was forced to confront his interiority thru exploration of his spiritual center. For Jane., manifesting his spiritual rebirth while in isolation demanded a meditation on the ocean. Jane.’s journey moves upon waves, both within & without.

The first wave started as it should: guitar at the beach. This is exactly what he meditated on: his intuitive & sincere beginnings. The doubleness of this contemplation, the persona oriented nature of socials, a game that Jane. will not master, because mastery lies in manipulation, opposed to the ethos of the Jane. opus: genuine expression of the Self thru music. A return to the code of art, the very thing that hooked us all as kids.

Growing up 1/2 Indian, 1/4 black & 1/4 white in both America & India, how does one relate to their environment when it’s unsure of them? This is Jane.’s task, the personal expression of identity both within & without cultural context. It’s in this conflict that Jane. plays out the theater of his music; to belong, or to be the Other? No wonder the ocean is Raj’s muse.

Jane.’s music reaches the listener with disregard for optics. As long as the music finds you, as long as the ocean exists, there is always the potential to be moved, to be taken out to the sea of imagination upon a wave.

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Derek Ted

Derek Ted is a California Bay Area native singer songwriter and producer now living in Los Angeles.

From broken cassette decks to professional recording studios, Ted’s heartfelt songs live in a world of their own. FLOOD Magazine has praised Ted’s “bold vocals and engaging storytelling” while The Alternative hailed him as a “creative songwriter and artist.”

Ted’s recent full length Times Have Changed was released in November to warm reviews as well as his 2021 self-released KEEP TRYING EP. Ted has also been busy on the road the past few years sharing the stage with the likes of Field Medic, HUNNY, Beach Bunny & Pinegrove, as well as working in the studio producing and writing with artists such as Dora Jar, Field Medic, Runnner, Skull Crusher, Jesse Rutherford of the Neighborhood and more.As Brooklyn Vegan notes Ted is an artist “on the rise” and one to pay attention to this year.

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428 S Hewitt St

Los Angeles, CA

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