The Chop **LIVE BEAT-MAKERS**[SATURDAY – 25.06.2016]
THE CHOP IS BACK FOR JUNE WITH ANOTHER LIVE BEAT-MAKER SHOWCASE SESSION! With some heavy pad hitters on the bill our main butchers for the night carving up some Grade-A Beat are WAZA and local beat junkie Off Course + Scotty B the Digital Assassin, all bringing fresh beats to your ears with resident DJ’s RAINE SUPREME and Benny Hinn on the choice cuts.
Check out the facebook event page here.
***FREE ENRTY ALL NIGHT***
***DRINK SPECIALS FROM SAILOR JERRY***
***HAPPY HOUR BETWEEN 6PM – 8PM***
SCOTTY B THE DIGITAL ASSASSIN //
Ex member of Blades Of Hades which gave start to artists, Jane Tyrell from the Herd, DJ Skoob (3 time NSW DMC champ, and DJ for The Tongue)and of course Blades as they are known now. I’ve been producing Hip Hop, Dubstep and Drum and Bass, collectively, for 15 years, working with emcees and singers across the globe. Finally, I’ve made the time to focus on a release which features many, many emcees, DJs and singers from Australia, the UK and the US. The album will be a vinyl only release, but I have made a couple of previews available here for unearthed listeners. Cheers, Scotty B (aka The Digital Assassin)
triple J unearthed: www.triplejunearthed.com/artist/scotty-b-aka-digital-assassin
A shift in direction and a brand new project, Sydney’s most ambitious beat maker Waza returns with a single “Rocks and Bones”, featuring a dreamy new talent and foreshadowing a spectacular upcoming LP release.
2015 saw ‘The Art and Techniques Sessions’ come to light, an experimental story told through music in three parts. Such an aspiring project naturally attracted an impressive musical rap sheet, drawing love from all across the nation’s airwaves, with adds and appearances on triple j’s Breakfast Show and The Hip Hop Show, FBi, 2SER, 3RRR and Unearthed.
Shedding his hip-hop roots, “Rocks and Bones” sees Waza getting back to something a little more straight up sonic, but no less sensory. Placing emphasis on synth and melody the song is a treasure trove of lush production, polyrhythmic melodies and a massive beat that feels like it’s swinging from a pendulum, the cherry on top comes in the lavish vocals of Brisbane songstress Aquila Young. “Rocks and Bones” is just a taste of Waza’s upcoming LP ‘Crooked Jaw’ slated for release in 2016.
OFF COURSE //
He’s always on the hunt for interesting sounds, from random conversations to recording the birds chirping and whatever he finds interesting. Stay’s in the suburbs, stays low key and makes music once he collects vibes from his visits to the city or the shops.
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 & mixcloud page & is host of the Radio Program Sydney Underground on Bondi Beach Radio.
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 JUNE.
If interested, please send track demo’s or previous sets to firstname.lastname@example.org
Real name and alias:
Gear uses (hardware/software) and gear intended to use in a live set:
A short description of intended live set:
WHAT: THE CHOP **LIVE BEAT-MAKER NIGHT**
WHEN: SATURDAY 25 JUNE 2016
feat. WAZA, SCOTTY B (THE DIGITAL ASSASSIN), OFF COURSE, RAINE SUPREME & BENNY HINN
5PM-MIDNIGHT | MUSIC KICKS AROUND 6PM | 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