The Chop **LIVE BEAT-MAKERS** [SATURDAY - 26.09.2015]
Bedrocker Productions & Play Bar Present THE CHOP.
The Chop is an evening dedicated to showcasing the talents beat makers/producers.
After success of a last months banging Beat Battle and killer nights of THE CHOP the last few months, we’ve kept the ball rolling. This month we taking it down tempo after so many heavy hitters took to the stage at the battle so we have carved up a huge and succulent line up for this September’s gig. Some master butchers slicing up some grade A beat and some killer turntablist on the fine cuts.
Headlining this months session with fresh beats CORTEX COHORTS a new duo project from Caustic Yoda from Cooking With Caustic and Sleuthhound with a atmospheric downtempo live set, DJ ADVERSE and LOUIE HEADNOD of THE GROOVE DEALERS a special 3 decks and 2 mixer Dj showcase plus BKLV (Live) with Raine Supreme & Benny Hinn with the choice cuts.
CORTEX COHORTS **LIVE** //
A new duo project from Caustic Yoda from Cooking With Caustic and Sleuthhound.
BKLV **LIVE** //
BKLV is a Sydney/Wollongong based producer blurring the sounds between Hip Hop and Future Bass in a progressive way yet has that nostalgic feel.
Exploring everything from downtempo to psychedelic drum n bass, genres are all seamlessly merged together to form the distinct sound that is BKLV.
Taking inspiration from Pink Floyd, Madlib, Radiohead and Mr Carmack just to name a few, BKLV immerses the listener in complex yet soothing structures and progressions.
SHOWCASE FROM THE GROOVE DEALERS DJ ADVERSE & LOUIS HEADNOD (UK) //
His unique mixing style and charismatic showmanship have distinguished Adverse (SYD) as a Music Trendsetter and favoured Party Rocker! From 2000 – 2004 Adverse (SYD) was responsible for putting the much sort after local mixtapes “4 Da Ladies, 4 Da Gents” series into the CD players of many Hip Hop & RnB lovers, but not without the hard work, self-discipline and strong personal ethics. Self-taught the art of mixing 80s and 90s Hip Hop & RnB, it was no coincidence that DJ Adverse (SYD) devoted his time and efforts to what started out as a hobby to being a true enthusiast to Hip Hop music culture. Aside from his duties as one of the original’s of local north shore Sydney radio station Triple H FM , Adverse (SYD) was swiftly put on the frontline of the mainstream of Dj-ing throughout Sydney in the early 2000′s. Playing at some of Sydney’s most popular night spots at the time Inc The Cave, Metropolis, MTV lair, Shark hotel & Star bar to name a few. He expanded his talents and became 1 of Australia’s leading MC’s for Booty Bar Australia which took him touring across the country with Booty Bar founder and Accredited ARIA award winner Dj Lenno for 2 years.
It was at this point that Adverse (SYD) met MC Noodlez (SYD) and became a founding member of Sydney up and coming independent urban label “The Groovedealers.” Under “The Groovedealers” banner, Adverse helped Noodlez form and write music for Sydney Hip Hop Trio “UNISON”, which took them across the state (NSW) to perform and promote, leading them to 1200 downloads of their debut EP. 3 tracks that “Adverse” appeared on from the EP featured on Triple J Unearthed for 4 consecutive weeks at the number 1, 2 and 3 position on the Hip Hop charts and also retaining itself in the top 20 for several months. This achievement combined with his successes with producing and performing with Australian Hip Hop Groups LP & The Architects and working closely with Mc Noodlez over the last 5 years shows that he is no stranger to connecting with an audience. Armed with over a decade of experience in the nightlife business, highly respected and loved by all who know him, Adverse has established close relationships with some of the country’s most notable and renowned DJ talents, artists and promoters.
His style is limitless with an enormous bound of continuous energy. It’s HIP HOP/Afro Inspired Music, with a lot of different twists. Nothings ever set or the same when he’s on the decks, the music is always freshly delivered. You can catch Adverse currently rocking local night spots and working on new material with Noodlez under the “The Groovedealers” and its sure to impress all that follow.
LOUIS HEADNOD (UK) //
Louis Headnod from Brighton, UK, a hip hop, soul and funk DJ, has played gigs all over the UK supporting artists such as De La Soul, Pharoahe Monche, J-Live, Fat Lip of the Pharcyde, Mad Professor, Mr Thing, Elzhi, Phat Kat, and many more. He was also the joint host of the Chronic on Phonic show on local (now defunct) Pirate radio Phonic fm for 2 years whose guests included Rag n’ Bone Man, Ceezlin and J-Live.
Checkout this mix from Louis all on Vinyl;
RAINE SUPREME //
Raine Supreme has quickly become the go-to DJ for all things Hip Hop, soul and funk. He regularly plays all around Sydney, and has held residencies at the most frequented concert venues, bars & clubs.
His incredibly vast catalogue of music, and innate ability to remember small details about each of the releases, has earned him the title of Mr. Encyclopedia of Music. Already he has shared the stage with some big names including, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Pharoahe Monch, De La Soul, Charlie 2na, Apollo Brown, Def Wish Cast, Dj-JS1 (Rock Steady Crew), Boogie Blind (The X-Ecutioners), Afrika Bambaataa, Dj Suspect, Blak Twang, Dj MK, @peace and many more. As well as being an audio enthusiast, he also extends his love for music into the video realm, both as a solo artist and as apart of his AVDJ duo, NTSC, which sees him team with Sydney visual veteran, VJ Spook. Raine Supreme also throws his promoter hat on, working under the banner of HomeyDontPlayDat, and has been behind some incredible events in Sydney such as the 2013 DMC NSW Finals, Destino @ The Abercrombie, Soul Shaker @ The Newtown Hotel and more!
BENNY HINN //
Benny Hinn (Daniel Robertson) began spinnin’ vinyl back in 01′ playing a range of phat funky house and some chunky big assed broken beats for the masses… Although now only 34, the Hinns has played at some of the finer establishments, parties and festivals around Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Spain, Wollongong and the South coast, gaining a rep az a bit of a party starter and one with some def skillz, finesse and sheer artistry on a pair of 1200s.
The Hinn has also toured with the MOS Label for an Annual release and has supported many artists such as, The Stanton Warriors, Freq Nasty, Krafty Kuts, A.Skillz, Jay Jay, Sneaky Sound System, The Resin Dogs, Katalyst, Sarah Love, Shortee Blitz, Frenzie, Total Eclipse, Mr. Doris, Cool Hand Luke, Normski, DJ Katch, DJ A.$.K, DJ KC, Edseven, Inkswel, Omegaman, Busta, Koolism, [love] Tattoo, Mark Dynamix, Ajax [RIP], Bang Gang, Goodwill, Alex Taylor, Funktrust, Purple Sneaker DJs + many many more…
Benny has also been dipping into a little production here and there with a few little mashes and beats all up on his soundcloud page.
His latest venture has been building and establishing PLAY BAR SYDNEY. After drawing inspiration from his last stint in Melbourne and meeting his partner & co-owner Sarah, the two worked hard to build what they hope to be for many years to come, an institution that brings decent music into Surry Hills Sydney. He has programmed every bit of music that has come through the venue and supported a huge range of hiphop, breakbeat DJs and just awesome beat-makers and producers both local and abroad…
You can also check out the CHOPs facebook page for regular updates…
THE CHOP //
The Chop is a night being held at Play bar in Sydney’s design, music and fashion hub of Surry Hills on a monthly basis. The Chop is an evening dedicated to showcasing the talents of up and coming, as well as already established beat makers/producers. The call has been sent out to all bedroom bangers, mpc masters, beat junkies and production prodigies to bring their finest cuts of A grade beat and they have answered with cleavers in tow.
All performances will be live and butchered to order for your audio taste buds.
Along with show casing these talented artists, The Chop will be supported by some of Sydney’s finest DJ’s. They will spinning the most mouth watering assortment of funk, soul, boogie and hip hop to accompany these talented purveyors of cold cuts and dope beats.
Play bar is an underground urban speak easy in Surry Hills frequented by everyone from corporate city slickers looking for a street style getaway to the cool kids of inner Sydney, which makes it the perfect venue for The Chop.
This is a free event designed to promote the little known beat scene in Sydney and it is well worth stepping into this musical meat market to see the range of produce.
Falling off the bone this SEPTEMBER.
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WHAT: THE CHOP **LIVE BEAT-MAKER NIGHT**
WHEN: SATURDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2015
6PM-MIDNIGHT | HAPPY HOUR 6-8PM
WHERE: PLAY BAR SYDNEY. BASEMENT 72 CAMPBELL STREET SURRY HILLS
FREE ENTRY, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. THE WORLD IS INVITED.
Sponsors: Akai Pro Australia, Sailor Jerry Australia, StrangeLove, Well Dressed Vandals, Crown.St Cut Collective, OZHIPHOPSHOP, Aisle6ix Industries, Hardcore Classic, Phable Denim
PHOTOS THANKS TO DBOE