So last week was an exercise in the early bird getting the...
Miles Davis and LPMD Do It All
Like the core of Fansmanship, Miles Davis has deep Cayucos roots.
Not THAT Miles Davis. Miles M. Davis. From LPMD. From the Central Coast.
Miles and I grew up on the same street in Cayucos — Playing with a six or seven-foot rim, I dunked on him and Cesar (the third member of our little crew) continuously well into middle school. In return, Miles treated my whiffle ball pitches like I treated the rim — hitting left-handed or right-handed and winning just about every baseball-related contest you could think of.
A die-hard Giants and 49ers fan, Miles has teamed up with Yellowcard drummer Longineu Parsons III to form LPMD. I caught up with Miles this week to talk about being a Bay-Area sports fan living in Los Angeles, the growing success of LPMD, and his outlook on breaking into the music business.