WAX WARS – SEMI-FINAL 1 [FRIDAY – 05.12.2014]
For anyone who missed last weeks HUGE 1st Semi final battle here is CO$T vs HEAVY HANDS…
big ups to CO$T for taking it out and props to HEAVY HANDS for pushing it to a 4th round decider!!!
Wax Wars is here to bring turntablism out of the shadows and into the spotlight where it belongs.
THE BATTLERS – SEMI-FINAL ONE
WINNERS OF ROUND (1) – HEAVY HANDS VS. ROUND (3) – DJ COST
+ SHOWCASE SET FROM MARK N.
+ LIVE STREET ART BY AMY SUTHO
+ CUTS & SCRATCHES FROM THE CROWN STREET CUT COLLECTIVE & CHOP FAMILY.
HEAVY HANDS //
Heavy Hands is a scratcher who values the funk over technicality. He has performed around Sydney with Jazz bands and Hip Hop crews focusing on using the turntable as an instrument. having placed 3rd in last years Wax Wars he now plans on taking the title with his heavy ass hands.
DJ COST //
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.!
SHOWCASE DEEJAY SET FROM MARK N //
MARK N, former head honcho of BLOODY FIST RECORDS, member of NASENBLUTEN and aka OVERCAST was responsible for revolutionising the sound of Hardcore, taking conformism by the throat and fist fucking it to Tuesday, inspiring many producers to look beyond the common mold and trends. World reknowned for his incredible scratching and turntablist skills, this is one set sure to give blows t’ the nose!!
LIVE ART FROM AMY SUTHO //
19 YO Nation Art School studen whose style ranges from photo realism to illustration, incorporating mediums such as oil, acrylic, spray paint, colour pencil & pen…
WHEN: FRIDAY 5 DECEMBER 2014 – WAX WARS – SEMI-FINAL ONE
WHERE: PLAY BAR SYDNEY. BASEMENT 72 CAMPBELL STREET SURRY HILLS
8PM – CROWN STREET CUT COLLECTIVE & CHOP FAMILY OPEN WITH SOME CUTTIN’ & SKRATCHIN’
9.30PM – SHOWCASE SET FROM MARK N
11PM – THE BATTLE COMMENCES – WINNERS OF ROUND (1) VS ROUND (3)
$5 ENTRY, FIRST COME FIRST SERVED. THE WORLD IS INVITED.
Well holy moly, that was a huge first Semi-Final between HEAVY HANDS & DJ CO$T that went down to the wire in an extra-time freestyle round… It would have been a judges worst nightmare as the pair went at it harder that Mike Tyson Vs Evander Hollyfield (minus the ear bite)… Big Congrats to DJ CO$T who took out the bout and moves into the final to face the winner of ZERO v DAMEZA…
Mark N put on an incredible all 45 set with plenty of cuttin’ & scratching Big thanks to Amy Sutho for the cool art piece and to Mumbles & Caustic for the fat beats…
Catch you next Friday for WAX WARS – Semi No. 2…