The Boombap Sessions [SATURDAY – 02.05.2015]
Yo Yo, we be starting up a new monthly night called Boom Bap Sessions at PLAY BAR on the 2nd of May 2015 (first saturday of each month). Louis Costello-Stewart ( DJ Cost ) Cody White (Codeks) & Khem White (Platterpush) will be joining us each month as well as a few special guests.
For the launch we will have Blue Mtns bredren and all round dope mc Tenth Dan on board, as well as one of Australia’s finest Beatboxers Lc Beats.
Here’s a classic example of the tunes that will be dropped…
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.
LC BEATS //
LC Beats is a Sydney human beatboxer, Didgeridoo player and digital media artist
After attending a beatbox workshop at the age of 15 with Hip Hop artist Morganics, LC went on to perform regularly during Youth week in Sydney. Some of his performance achievements include: Redbull X Fighters World Final at Cockatoo Island Sydney, State of Origin Rugby League game at Olympic Park & Sydney Festival opening night at Hyde Park.
In 2013, he hosted the Australian beatbox championships at Olympic Park.
This Australia Day, he facilitated a beatbox workshop for kids through the Marrickville Council. He has also taught beatboxing workshops to acting students at NIDA, Sydney.
Recently, he was invited to take part in the Short and Sweet Dance Festival, where he worked closely with contemporary dancer Jay Bailey. He composed and performed the soundtrack to a live Dance piece called Jay Bird. The piece was highly successful, and was performed at the Gala night at New Theatre in Sydney.
TENTH DAN //
After years of sharing musical dreams and wine bags, tastes in genres alinged like fickle planets. tenth and grub now draw from a pool of skills aquired from years of half baked tom foolery. An E.P, is now in the oven, stay tuned.
WHEN: SATURDAY 2 MAY 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