TICKET GIVEAWAY // POMONA: Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals Live at Beat Cinema

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Beats of All-Nations Chicago: Mike Styles

May 16:  Alegria at Harbee’s with Itzi Nallah + Live Percussion10420199_914354381921016_590638925647404762_n

May 18:  Push Beats @ Rodan with Uncle El, DJ Bergadelic, Sev Seveer + More
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May 22: Styles Upon Styles @ Murasaki Lounge with Sev Seveer, Mr. Fonte, Rice the Sound Transmitter

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May 23:  CumbiaSazo! @ Double Door w/ Viento Callejero, DJ Quality, King Hippo, Sound Culture and More!
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May 24:  Mole de Mayo 2015 @ 18th St. & Ashland w/ Chicano Batman, Altered Tapes, Bumbac Joe & More!

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Re:Fresh with Special Guest K. Sabroso (Brooklyn, NY)

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May 9, 2015
Re:Fresh
Pomona Artwalk After Party

Special Guest:

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K. Sabroso ((BROOKLYN, NY)

K. Sabroso creates dance music that follows his Pan-African roots incorporating sounds from across the spectrum including Baile Funk, Merengue, Trap, Twerk, Dancehall, House, Soca, Kuduro, Kwaito, and even Punta & Paranoia into a loving homage to the Diaspora as a whole.

LIVE & DIRECT:

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

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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Beats of All-Nations Radio Episode 10: Bumbac Joe

photo Chicago based Venezuelan producer and DJ, Bumbac Joe, has been working the turntables and producing music for over a decade.  You can hear the influence of his world travels in his selections as he has resided on several different continents with music on his mind 100 percent of the time.  His EP, Hot Revolution just dropped and now a brand new mix filled with tropical swing for Beats of All-Nations Radio episode 10 is here!

“This mix has a lot of latin flavor, it´s sort of my favorite kind of DJ set, with a right balance of remixes of classics, like Mongo Santamaría, Fania All Stars and Fabulosos Cadillacs, tracks hard to find like “Mister Mister” from La Gallera Social Club, music projects from the US but with a latin flare like Ozomatli or De La Buena, some jazzy spices and a lot groove variations.” -BUMBAC JOE

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45 live mix by Adrian Younge + vinyl mixes by Beats of All-Nations & More :: Record Store Day 2015 live from The Artform Studio

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Thanks to our friends at Vibes and Stuff Radio, and gracious hosts at The Artform Studio, we had the opportunity to contribute to the all vinyl invitational for Record Store Day 2015.  In the video section below you can watch sets by (in order):  Renz De Madrugada (Listen), Porchlite, Mike Styles and Adrian Younge!  Get the full experience, twelve hours of vinyl, as streamed live by VNS Radio, complete with too many djs to list HERE!

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream

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RADIUS: Time Travel Is Real [Vinyl Fund] + New Music “Nomadic Scenery”

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Its the final stretch.  Help Radius & ETC Records make their first official full length vinyl release, Time Travel is Real (A Prelude to Japan…).

Chicago born producer Radius ETC, has been very active creating and performing his unique style of beats since 2001.  He is the co-founder of two Chicago based groups; LAGOS (w/ Leo 123) and Beyond Luck (w/ Dj Moppy).  Since 2008, Radius has pursued his craft and vision within various DIY communities in places like LA, Seattle, the Bay Area, NY, Hawaii, Japan and the of course the windy city.

Working independently most of Radius’ work has been limited to digital release and cd burns.  Time Travel is Real (A Prelude to Japan…) had a now sold out, limited cassette release on I Had an Accident Records.  A full-length vinyl release has always been a goal for Radius. Touring throughout the U.S. and recently abroad has shown that supporters share this exact sentiment.

The opportunity is now here, Time Travel Is Real (A Prelude to Japan…) on wax!

“I hope that it serves as an inspiration to all those that listen. Supreme full circle energy reflection is the key. Stay strong & keep creating and pushing YOUR dreams to REALITY. Thanks for your support. Much respect. Enjoy and see you soon.” -Radius

There are some nice perks attached to donations that will make this project a reality.  The goal is now at arms reach, with over 90% of funding complete.  With only a bit over a week left, we encourage you to get behind a talented artist who is putting every ounce of energy and efforts into his craft.

(((DONATE NOW)))

Time Travel is Real (A Prelude to Japan…) is inspired by and recorded in Chicago and Hawaii just prior to a visit to Japan on the music tip, last fall.  The album was well received with recognition and airplay from the likes of Mathieu Schreyer (KCRW), LeFtO (Brownswood/Bluenote), Kev Beadle (Mind Fluid/London).  

MORE MUSIC….”WOooOOOoOoOoOoOoOoOO!!!!!”

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Featured Release: DJ EROK “Beautiful Chaos” EP [VOIDSHIFT]

Words By: Mike Styles

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Earlier this month our pal DJ Erok released Beautiful Chaos, his first official EP on Voidshift.  A ‘critical beatdown,’ of a release if you would.  Beautiful Chaos has a cryptic sound so dark the passage to towards the light is unexpected and lives under layers of reverberating drums and bottommost bass.  With production features from wave Groove on the warped tempos of “Drop” to  the mantra trapped out “Poison” with Curtiss King, Beautiful Chaos will move your mind to through “a dark tunnel with a light at the unreachable end.”  Keep an eye out for an exclusive and limited USB release!

If you’re not familiar we encourage you to dig deeper and check out Erok’s long list of mixes, remixes and the other works via Soundcloud.

Beats of All-Nations Radio Episode 009: Mixed by Co.fee

BOAN 009 CoFee Cover Art On episode nine of Beats of All-Nations Radio we are excited to bring to you a brand new mix from Los Angeles producer Co.fee. He’s been producing beats since 2005 and in 2011 he released his first EP on My Hollow Drum, titled Easy Listening, followed by the Bermuda EP released in 2012.  Co.fee brings a uniquely refreshing feel to the show with this drum heavy eccentric mix of music from the international community.

“This mix is basically a playlist of my favorite songs and artists that I am feeling at the moment.  I tried to keep it as diverse as possible.” -Co.fee

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What The Festival 2015 — First Lineup Announcement

The Pacific Northwest is at it again with its now staple boutique electronic music and interactive arts festival – What The Festival. All taking place June 19-22 in Dufur, Oregon at Wolf Run Ranch. The festival has announced its first round of stellar artists who will be performing, check it out below. And if this is only phase one, phase two will purely be bonus rounds!

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The organizers also running a DJ contest and will give the lucky winner an opportunity open the entire festival at the Splash Pool Stage. Click here for more details. Contest deadline is March 12 so make sure to get those submissions in!

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To purchase tickets and stay updated on all things WTF check them out at www.whatthefestival.com. Oh yeah, we’ll also be giving tickets away so make sure to stay tuned for details!

Follow What The Festival on Twitter and Facebook.