Beat Cinema is a music space born in the Inland Empire with a global reach, focused on music producers performing their art in front of live visuals and enthusiastic crowds. After 9 years, nearly a hundred podcasts deep, and a growing number of artist releases under their belt, the team has grown to be one of, if not thee, top ranking platform in the communal beat scene. Resident OGs Rick G, Dropdead and DMM join us on Beats of All-Nations Radio 034. They are accompanied by their VJ, Major Gape, who really puts the Cinema in the crew’s name. They collectively takeover the show with their unique sound stylings and own remixes and further discuss their visions with Mike Styles and Gabe Real. Keep up with Beat Cinema events and releases at www.beatcinema.org
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Opening Single, “Daily Bread” from SHELFIE BAPS II LP by Sev Seveer, on Beats of All-Nations. Vinyl Pre-Order at https://bit.ly/2UX32qt
Engineer: Gabe Real
Producer: Mike Styles
Sev Seveer is a hardware beat maker from Chicago. He is a resident of Chicago-based Push Beats collective and has been featured at SXSW, Beat Cinema, the Toledo Museum of Contemporary Art, Exploded Drawing, and by the Chicago Tribune.
While he is generally known for his academic approach to thoughtful, experimental projects, Shelfie Baps II is a hard hitting compilation made mostly of battle beats and shelved instrumentals for rap projects. The Shelfie Baps series consists of unreleased and rarely heard instrumentals made over longer spans of time.
Shelfie Baps II is Sev Seveer’s second 12″ LP and his third official release, all available on Beats of All-Nations. With launch of this pre-order supporters will receive “Daily Bread (w/ Booda Blaou & Waterr)”, the first single “Fah,” accompanied by a music video composed entirely in Snapchat and the first installment of the self-released, Shelfie Baps (2016). PRE-ORDER VINYL!
Vinyl is in production now and limited to 300.
Vinyl Ships January 4, 2019
Executive Producer: Beats of All-Nations
Produced by: Sev Seveer
Photography: Mike Bump
Album Design: RTST
Video Editing on “Fah”: @Soundinsect
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Heavy Twenty-Seven! The illusive, Mu. (fka Repeated Measures) representing .GRN+GLD. makes his long awaited Beats of All-Nations Radio debut performing a variation of his latest album from a new carnation, ‘Icy_Negus’ which he describes as “part minimal future sound bath, with a touch of ice,” played on a Korg ElecTribe MX and SP-404. Check for more of his music at https://www.xmu.sx/
The studio also gets blessed with a beat set straight off the SP-555 from a producer thats been on our radar for a minute, lastnamedavid, representing Rotu joins us for the thrown down and talks about his infunces and his latest release ‘Love//Hate,’ available on cassette via his Bandcamp.
https://lastnamedave.bandcamp.com and check out his podcast “Small Tlk” on YouTube http://bit.ly/2DJCBuE
DJ Gabe Real opens the show with an all vinyl hip hop mix and Mike Styles brings it home with a quick globe trot.
Cover/Studio Photos: Porchlite
We’re celebrating 17 years of A Mic and Dimlights with a takeover by Bess Kepp, the host & JB, the DJ! A Mic & Dimlights is the longest running event in Downtown Pomona celebrating free speech with an open mic every Thursday. AMDL is now a monthly and the two Nor-Cal boys, turned IE OGs are mentoring the next gen to keep this community outlet moving forward. JB plays the mids and Bess Kepp takes us out with the infamous Dim Lights (outro).
AMDL Alumni Leeclaybang reunites with the fam. Formerly known as Brother Dvooa, the poet-emcee, dancer, now a producer gone dj, yes he’s covering all elements. He opens the show with a dj set, the crew talks about memories at Dim Lights, the early days, its many venues and what’s to come. Gabe Real, also having worked within the community over the same timespan contributes to the conversation and delivers a closing mix.
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A Mic and Dimlights 17 Year Anniversary, Thursday October 5th at The Da Center for the Arts, Pomona Arts Colony, 9pm.
Just in time for the spring equinox, the official video drooooop for “CirkusWerkus” from Sev Seveer‘s SMITHEREENS release on Beats of All-Nations. Directed by Mike Bump and 119. in Chicago.
Digital + Vinyl w/ 3 Bonus Songs (lmtd. 300) available now at beatsofallnations.bandcamp.com
NOW SHIPPING 📦Sev Seveer’s SMITHEREENS, Lmtd. 300
**WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 28TH**
BC fam is back with another epic Wednesday night at the amazing Acerogami Bar (Pomona, CA)
This time around, our friends from Re:Fresh Pomona are coming thru to celebrate the holidays with us
LIVE VISUALS by the one and only MAJOR GAPE
•s p e c i a l . g u e s t s•
•r e s i d e n t s•
Words by Sev Seveer
This mix is a collection of old rap instrumentals that never quite made it out of the lab, made between 2007-2013. This stuff is mostly a reflection of my early forms (but those forms will always be present!), and to show that I’ve always, from the beginning, tried to keep a solid range of beat proficiency, “Styles Upon Styles” as we say. I’ve avoided trying to box myself, and made sure to maintain my scholarship as a student of beatmaking
Most of these beats were created in software via midi controllers and in-DAW audio chopping from when I first started working in Cubase in 2007; however, there are some very early SP 404/202 beats in here as well.
My next EP, Smithereens, is a journey in using beats to sonically interpret neo-impressionism, specifically Pointillism. The first single, “Seuratcha Sauce”, will be out via Beats of All-Nations in June.
Mogs be in Space
Dont Let A Mastermind Know You Fakin’
We’ve been following the body of work that Cazal Organism has been putting out over the last couple of years, catching up on previous releases by Delicious Vinyl and multiple artist releases on his own label Ultra Slump Records. At the fresh age of 19, Cuba Reyes has already staked some pretty solid real estate in the City of Beats. Back when Cazal was only an Organism his father, Mellow Man Ace and uncle Sen Dog (Cypress Hill) had already made some advances for the Latino Hip Hop community, especially on the Westside. He grew up in the studio, with memories that include De La Soul getting loose in the booth. Cazal is like a liaison between two hip hop generations, creating sounds for Sadat X, Masta Ace and Cassey Veggies. And it doesn’t stop with the beats, in 2015 Cazal released his first solo rap On My Grown Shit.
In between all of the releases, remixes and running a label thats begginging to steam, Cazal took the time to put together a great collection of songs he has produced, rearranged or otherwise has just been inspired by. He also gives us a little more “about me” nuggets in the mix and in the interview below.
Beats of All-Nations Radio Episode 016: Cazal Organism
“With this mix, I wanted to bring together some of the stuff I’ve been working on and the things I’ve been listening to. I think bridging the gap between what makes us want to work and how it transpires into what we do now is important, it helps listeners understand more of where we’re coming from when we drop our material.”
CONTINUE FOR INTERVIEW & TRACKLIST
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Saturday, August 29at 9:00pm – 3:00am in CDT
Aug 29 at 9:00pm to Aug 30 at 3:00am in CDT
Door No. 3
1551 N Damen Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622
How we’d love to be in the room for the one. The spirit of Beats of All-Nations surrounds our family in Chicago. This is a must for our people in the region! Fire line up on an all around dope concept. Radius, Sev Seveer and Makaya McCraven all have released some fresh selections on our latest release Seasons Change. Shout out Uncle El and the rest of this line up!
Live PA/electronic production based event originally created by Moment Sound(Garo, Lokua, Slava) in the early-mid 2000s. The events took place around Chicago at various venues, including(but not limited to); The Darkroom & Funky Buddha lounge. Many guests rocked alongside them over the years and credit the events as being potent for their overall growth.
ETC Records (Ear To Chicago) label head; Radius pays respects to one of the key rotating events essential to his artistry at Door No. 3 aka Double Door bassment.