The Chop **LIVE BEAT-MAKERS**[SATURDAY – 27.02.2016]
Bedrocker Productions & Play Bar Sydney Present THE CHOP…
The Chop is an evening dedicated to showcasing the talents beat makers/producers.
BOOM!! The Chop is back baby with the first live beat-maker session of 2016 and to start the year off we have a killer night installed for you all with the our main butcher for the night the talented MOODY of TRUE VIBENATION with the launch of his latest single and live production set, other production prodigies joining him on with the grade-A beats on the night are KID FICTION of CORNER STORE SUPERHEROES (LIVE) & CARATGOLD of THE GROOVE DEALERS with support DJ set from RAINE SUPREME & BENNY HINN on the choice cuts.
***FREE ENRTY ALL NIGHT***
***DRINK SPECIALS FROM SAILOR JERRY***
***HAPPY HOUR BETWEEN 6PM – 8PM***
MOODY (True Vibenation) **SINGLE LAUNCH** **LIVE**
KID FICTION **LIVE**
MOODY (True Vibenation) //
1/3 of @truevibenation – songwriter. trumpeter. beatmaker. vibemaster…
For over half his life Moody has been making music ever since getting his start on the trumpet at 11-years-old.
The Sydney based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist straddles the modern & classic worlds of hip hop, electronic music and traditional African drumming all with a soulful backbone.
Years of releasing music and touring locally and overseas with his band True Vibenation has left a global imprint on his music along with an innate sense of how to get the party started.
Having toured across Australia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Mozambique and supported for acts such as J5, Thievery Corporation, and Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra he also co-hosts ‘Bare Necessities’ on FBI click radio where him and his buddies Klue, Ribongia, VULI and Sam Z share their favourite party jams with a global focus.
KID FICTION //
Kid Fiction is a producer that has been on the scene for a little while. His diverse music combines elements of Bass Music and Hip Hop with a distinctively futuristic electronic aesthetic. You may also know him as one half of Sydney Hip Hop group Corner Store Superheroes.
NICK CARATGOLD //
After getting busy as an Mc back in the early 2000′s in and around Canberra ACT my crew at the time ALIKEMINDS supported any and all big hiphop acts that came to town (Jungle Brothers, Braintax/Mystro, Bliss & Esso, Lyrical Commission the list goe’s on) With some of the most raw and talented Mc’s around such as Anton, Audible and the new renown Maggot Mouf (Broken Tooth Melbourne) and Canberra’s very own Dj Buick 3x DMC Champ, we tore up the local Battle scenes and generally represented. Sadly people had to go places and the crew never released any official EP. But the name Caratgold continued as a passionate producer and part time Mc. Now residing in Sydney i carry the torch forward as a local Soul/Funk/HipHop Dj and Beatmaker.
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 FEBRUARY.
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WHAT: THE CHOP **LIVE BEAT-MAKER NIGHT**
WHEN: SATURDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2016
4PM-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