Dan’s DJ Pick of the week is “Be The Wheel” by Theo Katzman! Theo Katzman is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and producer based in Los Angeles. Originally from Michigan, Katzman is best known for his work as a member of the band Vulfpeck. Aside from finding group success, Katzman has also released several solo albums. Katzman began his music career as a drummer and guitarist in various bands before joining Vulfpeck in 2011. With Vulfpeck, Katzman played drums and sang lead vocals on several tracks, including “Back Pocket” and “Animal Spirits.” Katzman’s music is often characterized as a blend of pop, rock, and funk, with signature soulful vocals and catchy hooks.
“Be The Wheel” is the title track to his latest record, which came out early last month. The song has a catchy and upbeat melody, driven by a groovy bassline and funky guitar riffs. The lyrics encourage the listener to take control of their life and not wait for opportunities to come to them, with Katzman singing, “Don’t wait for the wind to blow you, you can be the wheel.” The song features tight harmonies in the chorus and a dynamic arrangement that builds to a rousing finish. Overall, “Be The Wheel” is an uplifting and empowering song that encourages listeners to take action and make their own destinies.
Tune in to 100.1 FM or lightning100.com all week to hear “Be The Wheel” by Theo Katzman, Dan’s DJ Pick of the Week! Share your thoughts on the track by tagging #L100DJPicks on Twitter.