The Boombap Sessions #4 [SATURDAY – 08.08.2015]
Yo Yo, welcome to the return of the Boom Bap Sessions at PLAY BAR SYDNEY. Louis Costello-Stewart (DJ Cost) Cody White (Codeks) & Khem White (Platterpush) will be joining us each month as well as a few special guests.
Joining us this edition will be a Big Village Records very own P. Smurf…
P.SMURF (Big Village) //
As a founding member of Daily Meds, Reverse Polarities, Big Village and Sketch the Rhyme, P.Smurf has been mastering his craft for 10 years now, and it shows. In the time since Big Village’s conception in 2010, P.Smurf and his immediate crews have together released a total of 3 albums and 2 EP’s.
To add to his accolades the hard-working 27 year old has been working as the Big Village Event Manager for the last 2 years, as well as running a successful event/touring company called Freshly Squeezed. As a performer he has shared the stage with the likes of Wu Tang Clan, KRS-ONE, Dj Premier and Rahzel to name a few. He has also performed at the Woodford Folk Festival, Peats Ridge, Melbourne Fringe, and Come Together festivals.
DJ CO$T //
DJ Cost started djing close to ten years ago and has been a dedicated student to the art of turntablism ever since. Heavily involved in the local hip hop scene for years. Dj for P.Smurf and Cooking with Caustic and tour Dj for a number of acts including Joe New & Ozi Batla. Dj Cost has recorded studio cuts for a number of artists including Thundamentals and Daily Meds. He earned second place in his first Dj battle at the 2013 NSW DMC Competition & was runner up at the 2014 Wax Wars Battle
PLATTERPUSH & CODEKS //
Platterpush and Codeks have been writing music together for over ten years. Initially playing in a live reggae band before venturing into hip hop production and dj’ing/ turntablism. Over the last Six years Platterpush and Codeks have produced music for many of Australia’s finest Hip Hop artists such as 13th Son, Down Under Beats Crew, Immune, Lotek, Ghostrider. They have released two independent albums and have had tracks feature on numerous compilations. As well as production a strong emphasis is also placed on performance, combining turntablism with live sample triggering and feature emcees results in a dynamic live show. Platterpush and Codeks have supported international hip hop artists such as De La Soul, Dj Krush, Lord Finesse, DJ Roc Raida, Q Unique, Omni, DJ Revoloution, Lotek, Mystro, Eternia as well as many of Australias finest Hip Hop acts.
WHEN: SATURDAY 8 AUGUST 2015 | THE BOOMBAP SESSIONS | 6PM-MIDNIGHT | HAPPY HOUR 6PM-8PM
WHERE: PLAY BAR SYDNEY. BASEMENT 72 CAMPBELL STREET SURRY HILLS
FREE ENTRY, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. THE WORLD IS INVITED.
To reserve a space please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mad respect to Big Village’s P.Smurf for showing us why he’s one of Sydney’s best & to the Boombap crew for the dope tunes and Leprime for some of the cool snaps