EVENT SPOTLIGHT & TICKET GIVEAWAY: Russ Liquid Test @ The Fox Theatre

“Sometimes we don’t even realize what we really care about, because we get so distracted by the symbols.” ― Tom WolfeThe Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test

Today this quote has me thinking…What do I really care about???

Simple Answer: MUSIC & LOVE.

Calling all experimental music lovers! This one is sure to be full of LOVE. That is why we are giving away a free pair of tickets and calling this a HOT TICKET ALERT. This show is sure to MOVE YOU TO THE BEAT. The artwork for this tour alone, speaks volumes for the promise of GROOVY VIBES sure to be brought by all artist involved. I hope to see you there!

The Russ Liquid Test with Maddy O’Neal

Doors – 8:30 PM // Show – 9:00 PM
All Ages – Adv: $15.00 DOS: $20.00 // + $2.00 for Under 21
TICKETS

RSVP ON FACEBOOK 

ENTER TO WIN A PAIR OF FREE TICKETS HERE

HERE IS THE DESCRIPTION ON THE EVENT PAGE: 
Redefining the possibilities of modern music, The Russ Liquid Test fuses the raw vitality of classic funk and the inventive sound design of the electronic production. Songwriter/producer and renowned brass specialist Russell Scott heads up the New Orleans-based band. Guitarist Andrew Block and drummer Deven Trusclair round things out, with each providing a distinct musical background deeply rooted in the New Orleans jazz scene. Their debut EP 1984 featured an eclectic array of guest collaborators such as Mr. Lif and Ivan Neville—successfully creating an auditory canvas to forge The Russ Liquid Test’s irresistibly soulful future-vintage stylings.

A kinetic energy infuses each track on 1984. Giving way to a mixture of funk/jazz/electro, The Russ Liquid Test evokes a kaleidoscope of textures, senses, and moods. Featuring Ivan Neville on keyboards and the Funky Meters’ Russell Batiste Jr. on drums, the effervescent and synth-heavy title track “speaks about the current state of America from the perspective of an outsider,” as described by Scott. Lead single “Honesty,” meanwhile, finds The Russ Liquid Test slipping into a woozy psychedelia, offset by a brilliantly structured dichotomy introduced in its second-line-inspired groove.

At the heart of The Russ Liquid Test is an improv-driven musicality that began with Scott’s taking up classical piano. After spending several years playing in a jazz quintet on cruise ships and touring with psychedelic ska band Uprite Dub Orchestra, his one-of-a-kind artistry was unveiled in the genre-busting musical performance group MarchFourth Marching Band. Capable of playing the trumpet and saxophone, Scott quickly began experimenting with electronic music, eventually adopting the moniker of Russ Liquid. As his full-length debut, 2013’s Foreign Frequency showcased a forward-thinking mentality and fearless vision, anchored by an incomparable knowledge of music as a whole. “I wanted new colors to paint with,” says Scott of his foray into electronic music. “I kind of look at the electronic world as this whole other color palette, compared to the traditional sounds we’ve been working with for the past however many years.”

While on tour with Gramatik in 2014, Scott crossed paths with Block and discovered the duo’s shared musical tastes and philosophies. A South Florida native, Block grew playing guitar in his local Pentecostal church. “I wasn’t religious, I just wanted to play at that church because the music there was amazing,” says Block. He later relocated to New Orleans, pursuing his dream of becoming a full-time musician. The guitarist’s legendary endeavors reached fellow purveyors of soul/funk/R&B, ranging from Pretty Lights to New Orleans icon Dr. John. Capable of collaborating and working as a solo artist without missing a beat, Block released his 2014 debut You Can Only Go Up From Here on Gramatik’s independent label Lowtemp.

In the making of 1984, The Russ Liquid Test compounded their potent chemistry by bringing in a lineup of equally impassioned musicians. “Coming from a background of playing in bands and then getting into electronic music, I’d really missed having that interaction with other musicians,” says Scott. “The most rewarding thing for me is being able to bounce ideas off other people, so that the music ends up having more than just one person’s vibe to it. Ultimately it lets you give the audience even more to connect with.”

The studio workhorses have already begun working on a sophomore EP. The Russ Liquid Test also presents a joyful sense of synergy in their high-powered live shows, with recent appearances including Shambhala Music Festival, Lightning in a Bottle, Summer Camp, and Sonic Bloom, among others. No matter the setting, a clear multidimensionality can always be heard in The Russ Liquid Test’s projects. “We want to make people feel good but also give them something to reflect with,” says Scott. “It’s not about just making party music or music that’s more introspective—it’s for the full gamut of human expression, and we want it to be just as dynamic as life itself.”

http://russliquid.com/

LISTEN HERE: 

26910724_10156120602412053_1088859335639055590_o

Advertisements

EVENT SPOTLIGHT & TICKET GIVEAWAY: Tribal Seeds Roots Party Tour heads to COLORADO NEXT WEEK!

One of our favorite bands of all time Tribal Seeds just released a new album “Roots Party” and are out on tour! They headline THREE NIGHTS in COLORADO with special guest The Original Wailers and The Expanders starting next week. Catch them at the intimate The Aggie Theatre Thursday 1/25, Friday 1/26 in Colorado Springs at The Black Sheep & Saturday 1/27 at Boulder Theater. We are hooking up one lucky winner with a pair of tickets to the show on Saturday in Boulder! Click the link below to enter & we hope to see you at the party!

1/25 TIX – RSVP: Aggie Theatre · Fort Collins 

1/26 TIX – RSVP: Colorado Springs . The Black Sheep

1/27 TIX – RSVP: Boulder Theater · Boulder

WIN TIX TO THE SHOW ON 1/27 HERE 

THE LINEUP 

Tribal Seeds
tribalseeds.net
WATCH: http://bit.ly/293zVth

The Original Wailers
www.theoriginalwailers.com
WATCH: http://bit.ly/2iAjZ7G

The Expanders
theexpanders.net
WATCH: http://bit.ly/2iyTHmv

LISTEN TO “Roots Party” HERE:

 

30-og.jpg

 

 

 

EVENT SPOTLIGHT & TICKET GIVEAWAY: Electronic Tuesdays – Shadow People Album Launch Party (Truth x Youngsta) hosted by Sgt Pokes at The Black Box Nov 7th

 

22449653_10155768536977370_793302045748591500_n (1).jpg

If you have lived in Denver more than a day you have probably discovered people here love to get down on good music almost any day of the week. I discovered Sub.Mission‘s  Electronic Tuesdays on my 19th birthday the very 1st year I moved here. I will never forget the night I stepped into Cervantes Other Side for the very 1st time September 20, 2011. The heavy hitting bass music surged through my body waking me up and inspiring me to rapidly re-think my preconceived ideas about Tuesday nights being “boring”.

Six years later, later E-Tuesdays is still going strong each week bringing some of the best in underground bass music to Denver and helping upcoming producers get noticed through weekly DJ battles at brand new club The Black Box. What was once a shrine to the Grateful Dead with jarring bathroom graffiti, is now an acoustically perfect cocoon of electronic sensory bliss. The Black Box was recently voted by Westword magazine readers 2016’s “Best New Club” and that is just one of the several awards they have earned in the short time since the makeover and re-opening of the club. I am impressed by how fast this venue has seemed to turn the corner on both appearance and attendance and by the looks of it Nicole Cacciavillano the H.B.I.C of Sub.Mission and The Black Box doesn’t look to be stopping the venue’s improvements anytime soon.

If you haven’t had a chance to check out this fabulous new venue I highly recommend heading out to this upcoming week’s 1st Electronic Tuesdays of November. Sub.mission & Deep, Dark & Dangerous Squad present the Shadow People Album Launch Party w/ (Truth x Youngsta)! The night will feature a very special 2.5 hour set from Truth & Youngsta, hosted by the one and only SGT Pokes! Colorado local Thanom on support, and at the beginning of the night, October winners from last months showcase of battles will be presented. Preview music from the artist below and make sure to enter to win a FREE PAIR OF TIX TO THE SHOW ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE BELOW!

HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE SHOW!

RSVP ON FACEBOOK 

GET TICKETS

ENTER TO WIN TICKETS

Truth (Deep, Dark & Dangerous, Disciple, Tempa, Deep Medi)

Youngsta (Sentry, Tempa, Rinse FM)

Thanom (Sub.mission, Milc)

Hosted by:
SGT Pokes
October Winners Showcase: DJ Sychronicity, DamnJames, Epithet

Time Slots:
9:00 Epithet
9:30 DJ Synchronicity
10:00 DamnJames
10:30 Thanom
11:30 Shadow People (Truth + Youngsta)

The Black Box:
$10 before 10PM / $15 AFTER
16+ – $20 ALL NIGHT

$25 VIP gets you access to the private listening party of the NEW Shadow People project + access to Basscouch VIP booth with a private cocktail waitress and private green room sesh with artists and our sponsor’s goods!

Lounge:
FREE ALL NIGHT FOR 21+| 16+ $5

Late Night Happy Hour:
11:00pm – 1:00am
$4 well drinks

NO RE-ENTRY
_________________________________

Get Connected!

https://www.facebook.com/Subdotmission
https://www.instagram.com/submission
https://twitter.com/Subdotmission
https://twitter.com/DenverDubstep
____________________________________

Moving People Thru Sound Not Hype
www.subdotmission.com

Sponsored by Grassroots Colorado & Manifestation Media

TICKET GIVEAWAY! ill-ēsha and JuBee with Chando, Gioto, and Davey Daydream at Boulder House TOMORROW 10/14!

21752911_537358913276162_6544559899246839282_o.jpg

Denver local female producer and SONIC BLOOM favorite ill-ēsha will be in BOULDER TOMORROW SATURDAY 10/14 at Boulder House. Enter BVH Art & Apparel‘s TICKET CONTEST BY FOLLOWING THE STEPS BELOW! Boulder House will be closing at the end of this month so get your fix of great live electronic music on Pearl St before the venue is closed and taken over by new ownership. Over the last year, this spot has become one of my favorites for great music and a relaxed casual bar atmosphere. The rooftop it offers to get away from the crowd is really nice and tickets are always reasonably priced. Discover one of Boulder’s hidden dive-bar gems before it is gone for good!

Win a pair of tix to ill-ēsha & JuBee, ChandoGioto B2B Davey Daydream + PandasaywhatDuper, and Kristofer Artz this Saturday 10/14 at Boulder House!

To enter:
1. Like this page 

2. Share this image + tag friend you want to go with in the comments!

3. RSVP for the show –> Ill-esha and JuBee with Chando, Gioto, and Davey Daydream

Angry Neighbor PRESENTS:
ill-ēsha

JuBee

Chando
https://soundcloud.com/chandomusic

Gioto b2b Davey Daydream
https://soundcloud.com/giotomusic
https://soundcloud.com/daveydaydream

Pandasaywhat
https://soundcloud.com/pandasaywhat

Duper
https://soundcloud.com/dupermusic

Kristofer Artz

Live Painting by:

Cooper Neil
www.cooperneilart.com

Sage Helperman
http://www.sagehelperman.com/

KoCo Collaborations

Josh Deitchman