Making good on our promise, Gabe Real, Mike Styles, Subira and JB, better known as the Re:Fresh Pomona Crew comes together for a very special edition of Beats of All-Nations Radio in light of New Years Eve 2018. We discuss the hits and misses of 2017, predictions for the next year, a bit of our history in the community but most importantly we offer you something to move to. Enjoy this 2 hour party for the world. Happy New Year! Cover Art: Blind Herd
Sumo Hair‘s “Patio No” from the free compilation curated by A Stable Sound and Beats of All-Nations. Music and Video produced by Sumohair.
GOING BACK TO CALI: CUT CHEMIST’S COLOMBIAN CRATES REMIXED //
Following the recent release of “Going Back to Cali: Cut Chemist’s Colombian Crates Remixed,” curated by A Stable Sound & Beats of All-Nations, Cut Chemist invited the West Coast contributors of the project in to the studio showcase their various styles of production, performance and to talk about the process of digging through his crates and giving ’em a new sound. Co. Fee, Yukicito, Sumohair and DJ Gabe Real join Cut Chemist & Mike Styles on episode 21. Happy Bday Mike Styles!
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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.
Upon return from a recent trip to the deepest of crates in Colombia, Cut Chemist and Beats of All-Nations sought out to remix a unique set of dusty records, each different from the last, with an equally diverse list of producers. Going Back to Cali: Cut Chemist’s Colombian Crates Remixed is MORE THAN CUMBIA, its a reflection on a tropical culture rich in spirit, creativity and passion strung together with field recordings found along the way. These records were bought in Cali, Colombia during Patronio Alvarez Festival last year, hence the name.
Our trip begins with folklore Colombiano favorites Los Corraleros de Majagual over a crunchy boom-bap by Co. Fee from Los Angeles’ beat collective, My Hollow Drum. Dance Kill Move (Stockholm, Sweden) adds some serious low end to Los Jovenes de Hierro’s classic charanga, “Ritmo Sabroso.” Ubiquity recording artist, currently residing in Colobmia, Bosq and Yukicito of La Junta (Los Angeles) contribute absolute party starters, while El Dusty’s “Mi Chola” give Los Teen Agers a taste Corpus Christi, TX. Atropolis (Queens) pays homage with a heavy stripped down edit of Julio y su Combo’s “Lamento Cumbiambero” and Los Chicos Altos (Barcelona) add in some rub-a-dub flavor on Los Hermanos Tuiran’s “Lluvia.” In addition we explore national treasures and the lesser known, new styles of chirimía, porro, pachanga, salsa and cumbia as interpreted by Sumohair (Los Angeles), Gabe Real (Pomona, CA) and Greece duo SUPERSAN (aka Panama Cardoon & Mister Kentro).
released June 21, 2017
Brought to you by: A STABLE SOUND & BEATS OF ALL-NATIONS
Arrangement & Field Recordings: Cut Chemist
Project Coordination: Mike Styles
Cover Design: Joseph Moreno
“I finally get to flex my Colombian crates and what better day than April 1st, Ozomatli‘s anniversary. This episode features a live phone call with the band during their rehearsal in Salt Lake City, Utah. We also feature fellow digger and engineer, Simon Guzman as we talk about our recent trip to Colombia and all of its music exploits. Enjoy!”
A Stable Sound airs live every 1st and 3rd Saturday from 4-6pm PST on DUBLAB.
Archives of the show can be streamed on MIXCLOUD.
Our biggest annual party returns to Dba256 Bar & Gallery!
Beats of All-Nations CARNAVAL!
From The Dusty Handclap:
This week on the DHC, we have a special guest mix from Mike Styles of Beats of All Nations fame. The mix features a dreamy flow of future beats, inspired by left coast beat artists- Linafornia, Ras G, and Dibia$e. As always, Mike stays true to worldly form by digging into some Latin and Afro beats, highlighted by Buyepongo, Wganda Kenya, and Rim Kwaku Obeng. Best of all, this week we’re back with another record giveaway courtesy of Sev Seveer and the Beats of All Nations family. Please listen, share, and repeat! Thank you for your support!
Linafornia – intro [GetReady!!!!]
Linafornia – hi shrimp
Ras G – Take It Slow
Dibia$e – Late Stroll
Illingsworth – Thought Trap
Knx. – Yuri
Ohbliv – Dream Catcher
Grover Washington Jr. – Knucklehead
Marcos Valle – Vôo Cego
Shape of Broad Minds – Changes
Chicago Cosmos – To Hi
Dia.L – Trade Winds
Sev Seveer – Don’t Point!
Sev Seveer – CSG x CSG (megiapa x sev)
Sev Seveer – essOess (June in Space)
Eugene McDaniels – Supermarket Blues
The 9th Creation – Rule of Mind
Africa – Light My Fire
Amaro de Souza & Haraldo De Oliveira – A Corôa do Rei
Buyepongo – Maestros
Wganda Kenya – Suavecito
These Eyes – Soca Hustle
Rim Kwaku Obeng – Sunkwa (Life First)
To hear more from @mikestyles :
Beats of All Nations– @beatsofallnations
A Stable Sound– (Hosted by Cut Chemist every 1st and 3rd Saturday on Dublab 6-8p PST): mixcloud.com/cut_chemist
For more on @sevseveer:
Cover design by: @yiiee
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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!
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!
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!
Tropical Dance Party & Dia De Los Muertos Celebration!
According to its members, the name Buyepongo means “to cause a ruckus” – which certainly describes the scene on the dance floors of Los Angeles whenever the band launches into its dizzyingly energetic, instantly infectious rhythms. But it also describes Buyepongo’s riotous mash-up of influences, which absorbs hip-hop, punk, funk, and jazz sounds into a delirious tropical blend of styles from across the Latin American diaspora. Like its name, the band is part hybrid, part invention, something untranslatable that nevertheless perfectly captures its uniquely vibrant spirit.
QUITAPENAS, one word – all caps, four syllables – all claps, gives you a taste of their rhythmic contagion. This tropical Afro-Latin combo was born under the warm California sun in 2011. They borrow aesthetics from the radical 60s, 70s and 80s. Each song echoes a remix of history and invites one to engage in the liberating evenings of Angola, Peru, Colombia, Brazil and beyond. The name means “to remove worries.” Everybody has a “pena” and the mission of QUITAPENAS is simple: to make you dance and leave your worries behind.
DJ FRESKO + Beats of All-Nations!!!
$15 – ALL AGES