This week for our music feature we profile local guitar hero Hanni El Khatib, whose sophomore album, Head In the Dirt, came out Tuesday on the heels of some cherry licensing placements (hello, Super Bowl commercial).
From Hanni El Khatib's "Family" video (below)
El Khatib's classic Americana image has positioned him among some prominent roots-rock figures, including the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach (who produced Head in the Dirt at his Nashville studio) and, um, Kid Rock. In preparation for the story, we had a long lunchtime chat and hangout at the pomade-wearing sex symbol's recent Hollywood art opening. Here are some quotes that didn't make the story, plus his new video for "Family."More »