Fri Feb 7th LAZERCRUNK w/ ROSKA (London, UK)
Posted on Wednesday February 05, 2020
Friday February 7th 2020
prepare to get the muck blasted off your tires when…
London, UK / Rinse FM / Livity Sound / Kicks N Snares
Pulling from his Jamaican roots, Roska blends, soca, broken beat, tropical, dancehall vibes and his signature UK funky sound like few others. His long running Rins FM show, original productions, record label and countless gigs have brough him ’nuff respsect worldwide as a true pioneer. Come witness his monstrous return to the burgh for his second ever LAZERCRUNK set!
plus tune-ups from resident lazerwash techs
CUTUPS & KEEB$
$12 / 10PM – 2AM / 21+
4104 Penn Ave
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LAZERCRUNK is a club night that was founded in 2008 on the principle of bringing the best in fun, new, anything-goes bass music with touring and local guest performers, fun themes, live lazers and other wackyness in the club.
Sat March 14th Pittsburgh Electronic Music Record Fair @ Ace Hotel
Posted on Wednesday January 22, 2020
Saturday March 14th
Pittsburgh Electronic Music Record Fair
Vendors selling records, plus CDs, tapes, gear and memorabilia
All styles of electronic music welcome.
All ages / 1PM – 6PM
Free to attend and to vend.
We currently have about 17 vendors, both collectors selling one crate, to former shops selling a large number of crates!
Taking place at:
Ace Hotel Ball Room (2nd floor)
120 S. Whitfield St. Pittsburgh
* Do yourself a favor and patronize the hotel, restaurant,
bar and/or coffee shop!
Additional information for vendors:
Anybody interested in participating – shoot me a PM or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and include:
– Your name
– Your “shop name” if applicable
– General description of what you have to sell
– Rough amount of crates worth that you could see bringing (i may cap this depending on interest)
– Email, phone and best method of contact
– Your discogs page or shop website.
There will be tables and chairs provided by the space. I’m going to try to facilitate setting up some “public” listening stations, but feel free to bring your own, there will be power. We may set up a PA as well, I’ll sort that out a bit later. If you deal in lots of music, please note that this is focused on electronic music so make your best call on what to bring.
If you have any questions DM or email me email@example.com.
Fri Dec 13th Ultima Bazaar: Apocalypse [A/V theme night]
Posted on Monday November 18, 2019
||| ULTIMA BAZAAR |||
A new event concept featuring short sets from up to a dozen
artists creating and performing original music or video projections based on a specified theme.
The first showcase is on Friday December 13th with the theme…
15-min apocalypse sets from artists
paired with live visuals created by
KYLE THE SAINT
• A general prompt / concept is released to the public. This is one word or very few words to allow open interpretation.
• Artists create a ~15 min set/piece based on that promptperform them live at the final showcase.
• Anyone of any level of experience can enter as long as they can perform/play a piece that fits the theme.
• Any genre is accepted, but please match the theme!
• Samples, synths, vocals or other audio sources are fine, but you’ll need to be self-contained. We’re thinking of something that can be performed with a laptop or gear in an approx 3×3 table space and have a single pair output. (we’re not externally micing – one output only).
• This isn’t a competition, but a thematic exhibition – have fun with it!
The final showcase party is set for
Friday, December 13th at brillobox.
If you’d like to sign up to participate, read the details below and then, DM https://www.facebook.com/ultima.bazaar.pgh or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
More info on the showcase / party as the date gets closer!
||| Additional info for participants…
Participants of any level of experience are welcome, as long as you can produce a 15 min audio set on the theme. To submit, send me your real name and your performance name as well as an email for contact and any additional questions. If we get an abundance of responses (over the allotted number), I will ask for a demo from non-established artists.
We’ll be looking to fill up to twelve (12) 15-min audio slots, and up to eight (8) 30-min video slots.
I’ll have an open sign-up for one week, or until all of the slots have been filled in each category (audio and video). If we end up with more participants than slots, I’ll do a drawing to select participants, and offer anybody who did not make it first chance to participate in the next edition.
With 30 remaining days on Nov 13th, we’ll do a check in and finalize the lineup. Just want to make sure everybody who has signed up has some material in the works. If anyone has to drop out, we’ll revisit the people interested for additional participants.
Due to the number of sets we’d like to facilitate for this, we ask that all artists keep their setup to approximately 3’ x 3’ and provide one pair of outputs (ideally 1/4”, but we will provide conversion). There is no limitation on type gear, but please consider that there will be minimal set-up and breakdown time. We won’t be able to facilitate full bands, and ask that for this edition, each slot is filled by one person. The more fun and interactive a set you can put together the better!
Depending on interest we’ll also compile the results onto some sort of free or pay what you want digital release (this is 100% opt-in).
The first edition is scheduled for Friday December 13th at Brillobox, and the initial theme announcement is on October 10th 2019.
Thanks for your interest and stoked to see how this comes together!
Q: Can i pre-record my set / video?
A: Yes, but making it interactive, either through controllers, performance, on the fly elements or something else is highly recommended! For video, a pre-rendered set is more acceptable, but live manipulation even better.
Q: Is this a competition?
A: Not a competition, but a showcase and theme party showing what local artists can do with a theme and two months of time. You should wow us, but fun is the bottom line!
Q: Can I do both an audio AND video set?
A: The intention is for participants to sign up for either a 15 min audio set or a 30 min video set. But if there are open slots, you can sign up for both.
Q: Can I plan a collaboration with an audio or video artist who is also participating?
A: If you’re both in and you want to have them match up, we’ll try to facilitate that, but depending on the complexity of the schedule, we can’t guarantee that.
Q: For the showcase, who is getting paid?
A: After any base costs for the venue etc., we’ll split any cover between all participants.
Q: What are the future themes going to be?
A: Open to suggestion, but some ideas: Robots, Space, Supernatural, Conspiracy, Animals/Nature
Fri Oct 4th Heavy Handed w/ N-Type & Joe Nice! @ Cattivo
Posted on Thursday September 26, 2019
Come one, come all, to Pittsburgh’s 2019 Heavybass title bout:
We bring 2 of the world’s best deep dubstep selectors in a match-up of epic proportions.
***HEAVYBASS DIVISION TITLE BOUT***
N-Type (Croydon London, UK) – Wheel & Deal Records / Rinse FM
Since the beginning of dubstep, N-Type has been truly instrumental in its progression as a DJ, producer and label boss. His heavy and dark sound is known to smash dancefloors to smithereens and this performance will no doubt, be the same.
Joe Nice (Baltimore, MD) – Gourmet Beats / Sub FM
Matching N-Type in nearly all categories, Joe’s musical selections are almost as infectious as his presence behind the decks. A true force to be reckoned with both mentally and physically, Joe’s gym bag will be overflowing with fresh dubplates to work over.
***WELTER WEIGHT DIVISION 3-WAY BOUT***
Cutups – Grime Set
Void – Dub Set
Varden Armstrong – Deep Dubstep
$15 limited advance tix / $20 at door
Cattivo – downstairs & non-smoking
146 44th St. (Lawrenceville)
Top quality sound re-enforcement by Mike Maddas
Heavy Handed is a collective dedicated to pushing the heavy, but mature sounds of deep dubstep, grime and dub.
Sat 9/28 LIKE A VILLAIN, Barbara D-A, RBL + Gia F., PvKvSv, DJCutups @ Collission
Posted on Thursday September 26, 2019
Warehouse gig at Collision: email email@example.com for address
LIKE A VILLAIN (PDX -> NYC)
Holland Andrews is a singer, composer, improvisor, multi-instrumentalist, visual artist and touring musician recently relocated from Portland, OR to New York City. Andrews, a self-taught extended-technique vocalist and musician, has garnered reputable attention for their lush array of vocalizations and sonorous arrangements that consist mostly of their voice, clarinet, and effects. The compositions of Andrews can begin sparsely, almost uncannily; a single measure to begin the momentum of which only builds and destabilizes, builds and restabilizes until, at a point of pure catharsis, when the layered orchestration has reached its completion, Andrews begins to wail, connecting to something unseen and powerful in full control of their own voice; a feat that feels both energetically raw and impressively curated. Andrews’s influences are as wide-reaching as their performance, ranging from Arvo Pärt, Stephen Sondheim, and Diamanda Galas to the experimental terrains of ambient, improvised and noise music.
Dark psychedic cello conjuring
A/V + performance collaboration of
from the well-traveled and transgressive
GIA FAGNELLI + RICE BOWl LAUNCH
experimental ambient/ hip-hop
Opening industrial moto-techno video by 1980 SPECIAL TWIN promptly at 9:30
Afterparty and dancing with DJ CUTUPS
Doors at 9:00, $5-10 for touring artist. No underage drinking.
Synodic: DJ Musheen Gurrl, Cutups, Spednar @ Belvederes
Posted on Monday September 23, 2019
It’s that time again, Synodic #3 will be taking place at the lovely Belvederes Ultra-Dive.
This time we are going for hours of high energy music by:
DJ Musheen Gurrl [???]
We heard this person knows how to DJ
Cutups [LazerCrunk, BxC Collective, WRECKED]
pandimensional mix master with an unbeatable knowledge of audio nuggets
Spednar [Cosmic Sound, BxC Collective]
Cosmic Dad stepping up from playing pool
21+ – No Cover – No Bullshit
Tip your Bartenders
Come and have a good time