NEW RELEASE! Beats of All-Nations: Seasons Change

Beats of All-Nations presents Seasons Change

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Executive Producers:
Mike Styles & Porchlite
(M. Martinez & M.Bugaoan)

Mixing & Mastering:
Jose “Choco” Reynoso

Artwork:
Deladeso

Music:
BEATSOAN tracklist

New Single: Sev Seveer feat. Megiapa – C.S.G. from SEASONS CHANGE [Beats of All-Nations]

Words by Mike Styles

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Yesterday we announced the upcoming release of our first compilation SEASONS CHANGE, a 13-track production feature available on Monday August 17th.  We put out a short-teaser on our instagram featuring some wavy cover art by Deladeso and an undisclosed beat from the project, but is 15-seconds ever enough?  Absolutely not.

Today we are pleased to launch the project with the lead single by none other than Sev Seveer featuring Megiapa.  Seveer’s Constant Elevation: Odessa Star [BOAN001] album ends with Megiapa soulfully, jazzing it up on “Clarity Sequence.”  Picking up where we left off and bringing us into the next phase, we are beyond excited to share this free download of “C.S.G.” by Sev Seveer & Megiapa.  Enjoy!

Beats of All-Nations presents Seasons Change

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On Monday August 17th Beats of All-Nations will launch Seasons Change, a 13-track feature compilation of beats and compositions that will be available to listeners for free.   On this collection we are revisited by artists whom we’ve worked with in the past, and several of which making their Beats of All-Nations debut. Following the success of his album In the Moment, Makaya McCraven, a pioneer in the new jazz era offers the live-drum heavy “Midman.” Bombay Da Realest, producer of Blu’s Good to Be Home album, hits hard with the funk inspired “Dig This”.  Sev Seveer, the highly creative abstract hip hop manufacturer of our first official release, Constant Elevation: Odessa Star, returns with vocalist Megiapa on the vibed out “C.S.G.”  International sounds however are not forgotten by Co. Fee on the Brazilian inspired “White Sands.”  The compilation comes complete with exclusive artwork designed by Deladeso.

Beats of All-Nations, founded by Mike Styles in 2009, did not set out to be a label, nor have we conformed to that title. We are a community of artists, producers, deejays music and culture enthusiasts. Our operation is small, though we are represented by many with a goal to continuously raise the bar while keeping the art diverse and the vibes just right. We feature artists you may already love, but especially those you may have never heard before. Along the way, we have given independent artists a voice and an open space to create while introducing them to new audiences. Beats of All-Nations’ very own Porchlite gets busy on the smoothed out “Where are the Roses.” French producer 7even Sun, of our second release Escapologies and our veteran engineer Choco also supply some enlightening rhythms to the project. Other contributors include wave Groove and DJ Erok of Void Shift, Radius (Etc. Records) and Repeated Measures (New Los Angeles/Beat Cinema). The comp opens with music by Aux Voyager and closes with a colossal tune by Sleep to Static two veteran producers from our community. Seasons Change will be available for free download on August 17th, 2015 exclusively on www.beatsofallnations.com.

BEATSOAN tracklist

Executive Producers
Mike Styles & Porchlite
(M.Martinez/M. Bugaoan)

Contact/Requests
beatsofallnations@gmail.com

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Makaya McCraven (International Anthem // Chicago) Live at Re:Fresh [Pomona]

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SATURDAY AUGUST 8th
Re:Fresh
Pomona Artwalk After party

IMPROMPTU DRUM & DJ SHOWCASE:
MAKAYA McCRAVEN (International Anthem/CHICAGO)

w/ MIKE STYLES

– Re:Fresh Residents –
GABE REAL // SUBIRA
JB // MIKE STYLES

Brought to you by:
Beats of All-Nations
DOORS 9:00 PM | 21+ | No Cover!

EVENT LOCATION:
dba256 Wine Bar Lounge
256 S. Main St.
Pomona, CA 91766

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TROPICALIA IN FURS, LOS ANGELES POP-UP

Words by:  Mike Styles 11402976_10153158198638515_5970895552181721580_n   Our pal and highly sought out Brazilian record collector and merchant from East Village NYC by way of Brazil is traveling with his amazing vinyl to Los Angeles!  Joel Stones is bringing the heat, spirit and legacy of his shop Tropicalia in Furs to Rappcats, pop-up location this weekend in Highland Park.

It’s been almost three years since Tropicalia In Furs has gone Underground to Otherworldly Constellations to dig for the known + Unknown Raw Beats.  Only you have the power to uncover the results of this Intergalactic Voyage.  The Vault will finally reopen on July 25 – 26 at RAPPCATS!!!
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“I will bring tons of Brazilian records, 45s, LPs, some jazz, funk, soul, prog, psych, garage, boxes of 45s with good French, Turkish, African, Northern Soul, tons of crazy stuff.” – Joel Stones

With this road trip/record caravan of course comes a long-awaited mix of gems by the man himself, Abobora Mechanica, previewing some of the stuff that will be up for purchase at this very exclusive engagement.  We’ve been bumping this set all week, its a hour long and perfect for the season.  If you’re into collecting records from around the world, or new to the style you don’t want to miss this.  Take advantage, you won’t find original pressings and quantities from Brazil like this anywhere else in the city.  See you there!

This Saturday! Re:Fresh [LA]

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SATURDAY JULY 18th

Beats of All-Nations presents:

Re:Fresh // LOS ANGELES!

LIVE & DIRECT:

– Re:Fresh Residents –
GABE REAL // SUBIRA
JB // MIKE STYLES

-Live Sounds-
Members of Buyepongo on percussion y mas!

MORE TBA!

DOORS 9:00 PM | 21+ | No Cover!

EVENT LOCATION:
Osso DTLA
901 E. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA

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Celebrating 7 Years of Re:Fresh [POMONA]

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SATURDAY JULY 11th

RE:FRESH 7 YEAR ANNIVERSARY!!

SPECIAL GUESTS:

GLENN RED (AFRO FUNKE’ / LA JUNTA)
GAZOO (SUBSUELO)
REDBEEF (MORE FIRE MONDAYS)

RESIDENTS:
JB / MIKE STYLES / GABE REAL / SUBIRA

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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Jurassic 5 @ Club Nokia, Los Angeles

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We are excited to announce that we’ll be giving away several pairs of tickets over the next couple of days to see the legendary Jurassic 5 crew live and in full effect this Thursday at Club Nokia, L.A. Live presented by Goldenvoice!  Our pal Noa James representing Brick To Ya Face is also on the opening set, plus RDGLDGRN and Luck & Lana.  Get up with us on our social media platforms for different ways to win!

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Beats of All-Nations Radio Episode 012: El Dopa

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El Dopa was born and raised in the LA area to an international family. DJing since ’98, he got his degree in Sociology and studied Ethnomusicology in college, which included classes on Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Afro-Latin Music and more.  In 2012, El Dopa took his sound internationally when he toured Brasil making strong connections while picking up gigs along the way. Here in the states he’s been featured at some of the most sought out parties including Low End Theory, Afro Funke, our own Re:Fresh, Motown on Mondays, FEx (Chicago), Austin Reggae Festival, and Brazilian Day Arizona, to name more than just a few.  As a producer he’s assisted on records with Aloe Blacc, GZA, Raekwon, El Michels Affair, Guru and Dakah Hip-Hop Orchestra.  He was a very early influencer of Beats of All-Nations, before its inception, from the time we met him back in 2001. We’re glad to call him a friend, mentor and all around great mind!  We are glad you can finally explore the world of music through the scope of El Dopa on this two part mix for Beats of All-Nations Radio Episode 012.

“[This mix is] a tribute to Oliver Sacks that exemplifies the idea that music was the original language of humans and is now a powerful unifying and therapeutic force.  Part 2 focuses on music from Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean, both new and classics.  I used a combination of turntables & CDJs and sampled spoken words using my iPhone.”
-DJ EL DOPA

INTERVIEW AND TRACKLIST:

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Beat Cinema Podcast Vol. 33 featuring Mike Styles

Words by: Porchlite

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Shout out to our Beat Cinema fam for handing the controls over to Mike Styles!  I’ve been rocking this mix for months now and am excited the people finally get to hear it.  The freshest 35-minutes I’ve heard this year. You got beats, Jazz, that bass, the uncategorizable, and a trip to Africa all on here.  Vibe out to this one, cheers!

PL

Tracklist:
Jasper Staal – Super Nintendo
JOOB x miceonthebrain – Dozer
Repeated Measures – Warp Drive
wave Groove – Mystic Virtual
Little Dragon – klapp klapp (Dafusia Remix)
Jonny Faith – Zheng
P.U.D.G.E. – vieux tambour (Nyabongo)
Melodiesinfonie – Africaspirit
Chrome Sparks – Marijuana
J Rocc – It’s Fasionable
Sev Seveer – Televised Chocolate
Radius Etc – Aquatic Sunset Sirens
Raj Mahal – Hi!
Luiz Gonzaga – Boca de Forno (Guigo Edit)
Co. fee – Rio
MR. DIBIASE – Fly Me 2 the Moon
IGBO – Chant