Beats of All-Nations Radio 018: Re:Fresh Pomona 9 Year Celebration

We are super excited to relaunch the the radio show with a live broadcast jam from Music. Culture. Freedom Studio featuring the Re:Fresh Pomona crew! Mike Styles, Subira, JB and Gabe Real take to the tables and talk about what they’ve been up to and what to expect in the near future. Join us this Saturday July 8th as we celebrate 9 years of Re:Fresh Pomona at dba256, 256 S. Main St. Pomona.

 

Re:Fresh Finale!

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EARLY ARRIVAL HIGHLY SUGGESTED!

The end of our residency at Dba256 Bar & Gallery is upon us, our decision wasn’t an easy one and it’s certainly not goodbye forever. Individually our plates are full with great projects and events on the horizon, collectively we will return to dba256 for some very special events in 2017. We are thankful to have served #Pomona, bi-weekly since July, 2008. We’ve met a lot of great people and shared some fantastic memories. We would love to see everyone in the house, OUR HOME, one more time this year on Saturday November 12th. Thanks to everyone who has helped Re:Fresh become the most culturally unique party in Pomona, possibly ever!

With Love,
Re:Fresh Crew

LIVE & DIRECT:

– Re:Fresh Residents –
MIKE STYLES // JB // GABE REAL // SUBIRA //
+ Friends and Family

Brought to you by:
Beats of All-Nations
9:00 PM – 2:00 AM | 21+ | No Cover!

EVENT LOCATION:
Dba256 Bar & Gallery
256 S. Main St.
Pomona, CA 91766

– About Re:Fresh [POMONA] –
Established in 2008, Re:Fresh is a great collaboration of DJs, who for over the last decade established themselves through the arts & music community on the outskirts of Los Angeles. The Founding Fathers of events like More Fire Mondays, A Mic and Dimlights and the Lapa Lounge come together for the most sought out party in Pomona, playing the best in Soul, Hip Hop & World Rhythms!

FACEBOOK: http://facebook.com/beatsofallnations
TWITTER: http://twitter.com/refreshpomona
WEBSITE: https://beatsofallnations.com/
VENUE: http://dba256.com/

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COHERENCE

Sunday October 16, 2016 we are celebrating the grand opening of Nu Wave Studio/ gallery with a group art installation “COHERENCE” featuring Alex Woo Reimond Mark De Luna, Noah Moreno, Mike Bugaoan, Dstructo Manifesto and Katie Ruiz.

This visual display will also bring an exhibit for the ears; Mike Styles, Eric Redbeef Focht, Gabe Real, DMM and SimplHuman will provide the sounds for the evening. Tapas bar will also be provided by local Chefs.

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Due to limited space at the gallery this event will be rsvp only. Guests can rsvp on event page or @ nuwavestudio1@gmail.com.

A Stable Sound Episode 1: Happy Birthday Cut Chemist

 

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For over 20 years, Cut Chemist has toured the globe searching for music. Now the time has come to share that collection to the public every 1st and 3rd Saturday. The show will feature different segments to tackle different genres such as cassette culture new wave and rap demos, deep funk 45s, world beats and even contemporary artists and live guests.

“I’ve been missing the ‘party in a box’ feel of mix shows that used to exist 20 and 30 years ago like NYCs Red Alert show or the LA and Bay Area’s Wake Up Show. This is my chance to bring it back and share all the great music and talent I’ve run across over the years.”
-Cut Chemist

A Stable Sound Episode 1 is a celebration for the man of the hour, always sweet, never sour and YO! Cut Chemist sure knows how to throw himself a birthday party. Guest appearances on this one include Thes One (PUTS), Hymnal, Marvski, Gaslamp Killer, the Beat Junkies and a gang of Cut’s favorite selectors plus an interview with Mark the 45 King! Enjoy.

Check A Stable Sound live on dublab every 1st and 3rd Saturday (…and sometimes 5th) | 6pm-8pm (PST)

or peep the archive on Mixcloud!

Re:Fresh 8 Year Anniversary: Jeremy Sole + Lucha Libre DJ Set

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Our biggest annual party returns to dba256 Wine Bar Lounge!

Beats of All-Nations presents
ReFresh Pomona 8 Year Anniversary!

SPECIAL GUESTS:

Jeremy Sole (KCRW, TheLIFT)

Lucha Libre Dj Set (Que Sabroso)

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Resident Re:Fresh DJs:
MIKE STYLES // GABE REAL // JB // SUBIRA

DOORS 8pm
EARLY ARRIVAL IS HIGHLY SUGGESTED, SPACE EXREMELY LIMITED….THIS PARTY IS FREE!

8pm-2am | 21+ | No Cover
256 S. Main St., Pomona 91766

STAY CURRENT with the schedule of events at http://www.beatsofallnations.com/

The Funk Ark ft. Will Rast of Antibalas // Live at Re:Fresh

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Beats of All-Nations presents Re:Fresh
with special guests: The Funk Ark (Washington DC) featuring Will Rast of Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
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Re:Fresh & Beats of All-Nations DJs:
JB – MIKE STYLES
STRYKE UNO – PORCHLITE
SUBIRA

The Funk Ark:

“Bringing it and taking listeners on a global funk journey that will have you melting into the dancefloor.” – Giant Step
Washington D.C. native, Will Rast (of Antibalas), has been composing music and playing professionally since the age of 14. A love of vintage Funk and Soul, as well as a wide range of instrumental jazz styles were the impetus behind the formation of The Funk Ark in 2007. As a member of Washington DC’s fast growing community of artists, it was easy to find incredibly talented musicians to form a group big enough to create the range of sound he wanted. The band began with compositions that were reminiscent of Lonnie Liston Smith, or Herbie Hancock, but it was Will Rast’s growing interest in the Afro Beat music of Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Mono Mono of Nigeria, as well as Mulatu Astatke and Mahmoud Ahmed of Ethiopia, and the legendary Salsa ensemble The Fania Allstars, that caused the band’s direction to the shift towards a more polyrhythmic, dance-inspiring, funk sound.
The musical journey of Will Rast, which currently includes being a member of international touring sensations, Antibalas, has helped The Funk Ark to amass a wild, beautiful collection of albums over the years, revealing his personal evolution of funk and rhythm. And through these albums, and The Funk Ark’s live shows, the group keeps audiences moving, and awe-inspired, on the dancefloor.

Brought to you by:
Beats of All-Nations
9:00 PM – 2:00 AM | 21+ | No Cover!

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

Beats of All-Nations Radio 015: DJ Eko

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DJ EKO (LA/NYC), a natural ambassador sharing unique vibes from around the world from her small piece of whichever big city she’s currently residing in.  Not only a recognized tastemaker in the music world, she offers the community deeper insight on new artists and music, not just as a dj, but as a staff writer for Okayfuture, the electronic branch of Okayplayer.

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Eko effortlessly weaves genres together, telling a story with her unique signature.  She’s widely known for a future R&B mix series titled “Soultronica” and loves to plays Pan-African music with her Global Bass family.  She surprises audiences with remix production of favorite tunes and her unyielding passion lies in seeking out the newest, most creative production and developing genres.

“When someone gives me open format, this is an example of what happens. Soultronica, Brazilian, African, Dancehall, Soul…all woven together with some common aesthetic thread. Traveling through like this may look a little crazy in a track listing but makes sense on the ears. xo” -DJ EKO

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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!

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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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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