On that night in the summer of 1995 when Eighteenth Street Lounge Music founders Eric Hilton and Rob Garza (better known as Thievery Corporation) met through a mutual friend, they probably had a feeling something great was about to happen to both of them. Eric Hilton had just opened a new bar he co-owned with Dj Farid (among others) called Eighteenth Street Lounge and this is where the two met, discussing the fine art of Brazilian music over drinks at the Lounge’s bar; they were in the right place at the right time. (…) properlychilled.com