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For Immediate Release PRESS Reno Uncategorized

GRAMATIK at the Knitting Factory Reno

July 15, 2013

PRESS INVITATION / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EVENT: Fresh Bakin’ and the Knitting Factory present Gramatik with HeRobust and Ex Mag
LOCATION: Knitting Factory Reno 211 N. Virginia St. Reno, NV
DATE: Sunday November 10th, 2013
TIME: Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m.
TICKETS: All Ages, $20 advance, $25 door http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/146576475538312/

 

GRAMATIK‘s has launched on to the scene with massive performances at Electric Forest, Wanderlust, and Lightning in a Bottle this year.  Signed to Pretty Lights Music, Gramatik’s style is based around digital sampling and crosses many genres, forming a combination of glitchy hip-hop beats and buzzing synth lines.  Gramatik as an artist has based his entire career on the platform of free file sharing and promotes the philosophy, “freeing music by making music free.”

HeRobust is an electronic producer from Atlanta Georgia.  He defines his style as hip-hop inspired bass music. In 2013 he has seen tours with Big Gigantic as well as headlining festival dates across the United States.

Ex Mag is a Brooklyn based music group signed by Lowtemp records.

 

Tickets for this show are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets are available 7/12 at The Cal Neva Cage, The Melting Pot World Emporium and New Moon Natural Foods (Truckee), or online at www.www.freshbakin.comwww.re.knittingfactory.com or starting 7/9 through www.gramatik.net.

For Immediate Release PRESS Reno Uncategorized

BIG GIGANTIC at the Depressurization Chamber at the GSR

July 15, 2013

EVENT: Fresh Bakin’ presents BIG GIGANTIC with OPIUO and ILL-ESHA for the Depressurization Chamber at Grand Sierra Resort

LOCATION: Grand Theater, Grand Sierra Resort 2500 E. Second St. Reno, NV

DATE: Tuesday September 3rd, 2013

TIME: Doors open at 8 p.m. Show starts at 9 p.m.

TICKETS: All ages show, $26 advance purchase, $30 Day of the show
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/136348173238503/

 

Big Gigantic will be the main event for the Fresh Bakin post-Black Rock City Depressurization Chamber on September 3rd, 2013.  The group is known for combining the improvisational dynamics of jam bands and jazz with DJ-style production – bass tones, synthesizers, etc.  Also prominent in their live events are dynamic light shows and visuals that serve to enhance your Big Gigantic experience.  Big Gigantic is known for playing a variety of large-scale music events such as Bonnaroo, Ultra music festival, Electric Forest Festival and many many more.

Joining Big Gigantic are;

OPIUO, a New Zeland native and resident of Australia who has performed alongside the likes of MC Hammer and Bassnectar and who offers highly original and uncontrollably addictive take on fun fueled electronic music.

ILL-ESHA, a Canadian electronic music artist, singer, and DJ.  She’s known for her glitch-hop and dubstep production as well as her unique style of simultaniously singing and DJing.

This is an all-ages event with a full bar available for guests 21 and older.  $26 advance tickets are available as well as $30 tickets the day of the show.

Advance sale tickets are available starting July 12th, 2013 at; The Grand Sierra Box office, Melting Pot World Emporium (Reno) and New Moon Natural Foods (Truckee) or online at; www.grandsierraresort.comwww.www.freshbakin.com.  Tickets will also be available for $30 day of event.

For Immediate Release PRESS Reno Uncategorized

Chk Chk Chk (!!!) at Knitting Factory Reno

July 15, 2013

PRESS INVITATION / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EVENT: Fresh Bakin’ presents (chk chk chk) with WHO CARES
LOCATION: Knitting Factory 211 N. Virginia St. Reno,NV
DATE: Wednesday August 28th, 2013
TIME: Door’s open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m.
TICKETS: All ages show, $15, $35 VIP http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/1393932784155450/

 

Fresh Bakin’ will showcase Chk Chk Chk (!!!) at the Knitting Factory August 28th, 2013.  !!! is an American band formed in the summer of 1995 by the merger of part of the groups Black Liquorice and Popesmashers. After a successful joint tour, these two teams have decided to mix the disco-funk with more aggressive sounds and integrate the hardcore singer Yah Mos. After a tour together, members of Sacramento bands The Yahmos, Black Liquorice and Popesmashers formed !!!.

The band’s name was inspired by the subtitles of the movie “The Gods Must Be Crazy”, in which the clicking sounds of the Bushmens’ Khoisan language were represented as “!”. However, as the bandmembers themselves say, !!! is pronounced by repeating thrice any monosyllabic sound. Chk Chk Chk is the most common pronunciation, but they could just as easily be called Pow Pow Pow, Bam Bam Bam, Uh Uh Uh, Caw Caw Caw, Boo Boo Boo etc.  The URL of their official website and the title of their MySpace page, however, suggests that “Chk Chk Chk” is the preferred pronunciation.

This event will also feature music by WHO CARES.  This CA group features indie style hip-hop music and has toured the West cost extensively.  Their most recent performance was at the Bounce Festival  in CA.

Tickets for these shows are $15 for general admitance or $35 for VIP and are available at Melting Pot World Emporium, New Moon Natural Foods Truckee and Tahoe City, Cal Neva cage or online at http://re.knittingfactory.com/, www.www.freshbakin.com

For Immediate Release PRESS Reno Tahoe City Uncategorized

Silent Sunset Silent Disco (Kings Beach, Tahoe)

July 3, 2013

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PRESS INVITATION / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


 

EVENT: Fresh Bakin’ presents “Silent Sunset Silent Disco”

LOCATION: The Patio at North Tahoe Events Center, 8318 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach, CA

DATE: Sunday July 14th, 2013

TIME: 1:00 PM

TICKETS: 21+, $15 limited advance, $20 advance, $25 day off
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/282201998590789/

 

Fresh Bakin’ presents the first of it’s kind in Tahoe…an outdoor Silent Disco on Kings Beach the afternoon of Sunday July 14th beginning at 1PM and ending after the sunset. Fresh Bakin’ will supply renowned DJs from all over the country and Silent Frisco will supply party-goers with high-quality headphones for a truly unforgettable beach party experience.

 

“SCENE. NOT HEARD” These words exemplify the mission, challenge, and lifeblood of Silent Frisco. This San Francisco-based crew of sonic missionaries turns impossible public performance challenges into powerful outpourings of free expression. Using cutting edge technology to enable artistic, political and educational expression in locations where “noise” has previously made such action impractical or illegal.

 

DJs for the afternoon include Aligning Minds, Chango, Coop da Loop, DJJD, Dubcoling, DubFyah, Gibran, Gurbtron,  IJV, Jeremy Curl, Mr. Rooney,  SubDocta, Tim Herrlein, and more to be announced.

 

This is an all-ages event with a full bar available for guests 21 and older. Limited $15 advance tickets are available as well as $20 advance tickets at

FreshBakin.InTicketing.com, Melting Pot World Emporium (Reno) and New Moon (Truckee).  Tickets will also be available for $25 day of event.

 

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For Immediate Release Uncategorized

Silent Frisco

June 14, 2013

Fresh Bakin’ presents the first of it’s kind in Tahoe…an outdoor Silent Disco on the beach in Kings Beach.

Line-up (more TBA)
Chango • Coop da Loop • DJJD • Dubcoling • DubFyah • Gibran • Gurbtron • IJV • Jeremy Curl • Mr Rooney • SubDocta • Tim Herrlein

All ages
Full Bar for 21+
$15 Advance Tickets (Limited)
$20 Advance Tickets
$25 Day of show

The Patio at
North Tahoe Events Center
8318 North Lake Boulevard
Kings Beach, CA

“SCENE. NOT HEARD” These words exemplify the mission, challenge, and lifeblood of Silent Frisco. This San Francisco-based crew of sonic missionaries
turns impossible public performance challenges into powerful outpourings of free expression. Using cutting edge technology to enable artistic, political and educational expression in locations where “noise” has previously made such action impractical or illegal.

For Immediate Release North Lake Tahoe PRESS Uncategorized

Summer House Series: The Scumfrog at Lakeside (Tahoe City)

June 4, 2013

PRESS INVITATION / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EVENT: Fresh Bakin’ presents The Scumfrog (a Summer House Series Event)
LOCATION: Lakeside Pizza Sports and Dancing  850 N. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City CA  (behind Safeway)
DATE: Saturday July 13th, 2013
TIME: 9:30 PM
TICKETS: 21+, $15 advance, $20 door http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/377631595655226/

 

Fresh Bakin’ presents Summer House Series:
The Scumfrog
Rick Preston
Chango

with Soulstice Sound and Lighting by Second Dawn

 

Fresh Bakin’ will showcase Dutch-American producer The Scumfrog; known for his epic do-not-miss sets at Robot Heart in Black Rock City and underground remixes for Kiley Minogue and Missy Elliot, plus boasts production credits with Sting, David Bowie and Cyndi Lauper. Scumfrog will be joined by San Jose house favorite Rick Preston, who is notably affliated with Glasgow Underground, Viva!, Worship and Neon Heights recording labels.

As a house music producer, Rick Preston‘s motto of quality not quantity has stood him in good stead with some superb labels, notably Glasgow Underground, home to Mateo & Matos, Romanthony, and Neon Heights. He also has releases on  Viva! Recordings, Worship Recordings, AfterHours, Eight-Tracks, Kolour Recordings, Amfibius Recordings, Character Recordings, Freeze Records, Big Big Trax, and BCE.

Rick has also done remixes for Nervous Records, Amenti Music, Limestone Recordings, Motion Music,  Housetown Records, Coastline Recordings, Blue Iguana, Bananza Recordings, and Mimosa Recordings.

Tickets for these shows are $15 in advance or $20 at the door and are available at Melting Pot World Emporium, New Moon Natural Foods Truckee and Tahoe City, or online at www.www.freshbakin.com

 

 

For Immediate Release PRESS Tahoe City Uncategorized

ETC!ETC!, VibeSquaD At Lakeside (Tahoe City)

June 4, 2013

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PRESS INVITATION / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


 

EVENT: Fresh Bakin’ Presents ETC!ETC!, VibeSquaD, Zebuel, Lo G

LOCATION: Lakeside Pizza Sports and Dancing    850 N. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City CA  (behind Safeway)

DATE: Friday July 12th, 2013

TIME: 9:30 PM

TICKETS: 21+, $16 advance, $20 door http://freshbakin.inticketing.com

LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/379465448825628/

 

Fresh Bakin’ presents at Lakeside in Tahoe City

ETC!ETC! (Mad Decent)

VibeSquaD

Zebuel

Lo G

 

With Soulstice Sound and Lighting by Second Dawn

Tickets on sale noon 5/24/2013 online and at New Moon Natural Foods and Melting Pot World Emporium and www.www.freshbakin.com

 

ETC!ETC!
          LA native ETC!ETC! is making waves with his trap and moombahton tracks and recent collaborations with Major Lazer, Bro Safari, and Brillz (to name a few.)  First attracted to Electro house for the big bass and floor-shattering fast-paced BPM, ETC!ETC! started to shift his focus to moombahton in early 2011 and starting to make an impact in the scene almost immediately . In just the past 12 months he has been played almost on a weekly rotation on BBC Radio 1 by Kissy Sell out & DJ Kapyer ,and the following keeps growing. With an eclectic mix of different audio flavors coming out of his arsenal it’s no wonder ETC!ETC! has garnered a diverse array of highly-prestigious support from EDM leaders Wolfgang Gartner, AC Slater, Congorock, 12th Planet x Skrillex, Mstrkrft , Dillon Francis, Diplo , and many others. With multiple forthcoming releases on Mad Decent, Teenage Riot Records ,Party Like US, Rot10 Musik and T&A , 2013 will be a big year for ETC!ETC!

 

VIBESQUAD            The 2006 inception of VibeSquaD at Symbiosis put producer Aaron Holstein at the forefront of the burgeoning bass craze. From his discombobulating beats and minimalist, gurgling bass on “Domepiece” from 2007’s Return of the Pudding People, to the flexed out kicks and bombastic wobbles—replete with his own signature pitched up hip-hop vocals—of “Flipping Acrobats” on 2010’s The FIRE, VibeSquaD has maintained his position, poised on the cusp of the next big sound while staying true to his unique voice. Over time, Holstein has carved out a distinctive niche, which blends his love for all things bass music, with the funk obsession of his youth. This bouncy, glitched-up, and wobbled-out style is most apparent on his latest EP, Remix Mashers Vol. 1, which opens with a rehashing of Sly & the Family Stone’s “Family Affair.” With four full-lengths, three EPs, and a slew of remixes out on forward-thinking labels Muti Music, Interchill, and Proboscis, Holstein is as prolific as he is a pioneer.

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For Immediate Release PRESS San Francisco Uncategorized

BIG FREEDIA at Public Works (Pride Sunday in San Francisco)

June 3, 2013

EVENT: Pride Sunday with Big Freedia, Lady Tragik, and many more.
PRESENTED BY: Sunset SF, Fresh Bakin’ and Whatever Forever
LOCATION: Public Works, 161 Erie Street (Off Mission between Duboce and 14th) San Francisco, CA 94103
DATE: Sunday June 30, 2013
TIME: Doors 7 PM Music 8 PM (Ends at 1 AM)
TICKETS: 21+, $20 – $25 http://ticketf.ly/185XGNq
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/138480456345204/

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PRIDE SUNDAY AT PUBLIC WORKS FEATURING BIG FREEDIA, LADY TRAGIK, SMASHELTOOTH, ANDREW THE PIRATE, DICK VAN DICK, VOGUE AND TONE.

Sunday June 30th, 2013 Sunset SF, Fresh Bakin’ and Whatever Forever (120 Minutes/Future:Perfect) present a special evening at Public Works with New Orleans MC and Bounce Music pioneer Big Freedia, Los Angeles rap artist Lady Tragik, Santa Cruz hip-hop DJs Smasheltooth and Andrew the Pirate, Power-Punk-Pop artist Dick van Dick, and San Francisco’s own Vogue and Tone.

Big Freedia is an accomplished “Bounce” Rapper who lives in New Orleans and has had several New Orleans hit singles such as “Gin in My System” and “Azz Everywhere!” from her albums “An Ha, Oh Yeah” (1999) and “Queen Diva” (2003). Bounce is an original urban music rising up from the intimate and fun-loving nature of the housing projects which dominate the city’s street culture. “Sissy Bounce” is the informal name for a derivative of Bounce that has risen to prominence in recent years and features explicitly gay and cross-dressing musicians and themes. Big Freedia is at the forefront of this movement and

Indie blogger Velvet Park describes Lady Tragik as “a renaissance woman who takes photos of her sexy California life, makes short art-films, collaborates with designers and dancers and actresses, and writes, AND raps. It should go without saying that she’s a rising star in art or fashion or music or possibly even all of the above. She’s repping an emerging scene out there that appears to be glimmering with creativity and excitement.”

Smasheltooth and Andrew the Pirate both represent the Santa Cruz / West Coast hip hop scene and are notorious for infecting dance floor jams with inner-city raps, reggae infused bass, and soulful hip hop.

Dick van Dick  and Vogue and Tone will start the evening for what promises to be the party of Pride Weekend. Tickets are available at Public Works and http://ticketf.ly/185XGNq

 

More:
http://www.FreshBakin.com
www.bigfreediaqueendiva.com
www.ladytragik.com/
www.soundcloud.com/smasheltooth
www.soundcloud.com/pirateslaps
www.soundcloud.com/dick-van-dick
www.facebook.com/VogueTone

 

For Immediate Release PRESS Tahoe City Uncategorized

Opiuo Tahoe Pre-Bounce Party

May 22, 2013

EVENT:  Fresh Bakin’pre-BOUNCE party with OPIUO
LOCATION: Lakeside Pizza Sports and Dancing    850 N. Lake Blvd, Tahoe City CA  (behind Safeway)
DATE: Sat. June 8th  2013
TIME: 9:30 PM
TICKETS:  21+, $15 advance  $20 door  http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK:   http://www.facebook.com/events/377631595655226/

 

Fresh Bakin’ and The Bounce present
Pre-Bounce Party TAHOE EDITION

OPIUO
plus…
SubTropixx
Tre Tuna
Phil.Harmonic

with
Sound by Soulstice Sound and Lighting by Second Dawn

Presale tickets onsale now! Available at Lakeside, New Moon in Tahoe City or Truckee, Melting Pot World Emporium, Mad About Music and www.www.freshbakin.com

Online or kiosk sales are automatically entered to win a general admission ticket to THE BOUNCE! TWO will be given away.

Opiuo, has performed alongside the likes of MC Hammer, Pretty Lights and Bassnectar and has reached #1 chart positions on Beatport, Addictech, and iTunes. In turn, inspiring and captivating people all over with his highly original and uncontrollably addictive take on fun fueled electronic music.

His remix credits span world renown artistic icons like Infected Mushroom, Kimbra and KOAN Sound. Music from the Opiuo Lab can be found on television, in documentaries, on radio (BBC Radio One + JJJ) and specifically selected for compilations by artists such as legendary broken beat pioneer BT (Black Hole Recordings).

Subtropixx is a duo based out of Lake Tahoe, Ca. Their music has been inspired by the current Tropical Bass, Moombahton, and Trap movements. Formed in 2012, Shane Suffriti & Gurbtron (Bass Heavy Crew) have had their music played coast to coast on various radio stations from Truckee, CA, to Miami, FL. They have also been gaining support from world class producers such as Munchi, Luminox, TWRK, and DJ Melo; in addition their tracks have been featured on blogs by Diplo’s Mad Decent record label

OPIUO pre The Bounce Festival 2013 pre-party

For Immediate Release PRESS South Lake Tahoe Uncategorized

South Lake Tahoe aPHterparties

May 22, 2013

EVENT:  Fresh Bakin’ and Montbleu present  South Tahoe aPHterparties
LOCATION: Blu Nightclub and Opal Nightclub inside of MontBleu Resort, 55 US 50 Stateline, NV 89449
DATES:  Tuesday July 30 and Wednesday July 31, 2013
TIME:  11:00 PM
TICKETS:   21+, varied prices,  http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK:  https://www.facebook.com/events/318050904990186/

 

7/30 at blu nightclub in Montbleu
GREENSKY BLUEGRASS
Garrin Benfield
Onsale through www.freshbakin.inticketing.com

7/30 at Opal nightclub
edIT (of the Glitch Mob)
with Subtropixx, DJ Coop da Loop and Mindful Massive’s Irieyes and S1nth3syS
Onsale through www.freshbakin.inticketing.com

 

7/31 in Opal nightclub
Emancipator
w/ TOR, Bim Tim, Sub Liquid and more TBA
Onsale through www.freshbakin.inticketing.com

7/31 in blu nightclub
Moksha w/ Jen Hartswick & Skerik
with Naive Melodies, Tracorum
Onsale through www.freshbakin.inticketing.com

 

All four of these “aPHterparties” will feature Soulstice Sound and promise to be a midweek of great music, great people, and great vibes. Tickets are available at New Moon Natural Foods (Truckee), Melting Pot World Emporium (Reno)  www.FreshBakin.com, Montbleu Box Office, and www.montbleuresort.com

Greensky Bluegrass is Anders Beck on dobro, Michael Arlen Bont on banjo, Dave Bruzza playing guitar, Mike Devol  with upright bass and Paul Hoffman on mandolin. If you’re familiar with bluegrass music, then you’re tuned in to some of what Greensky Bluegrass does. They’re also known to throw a great party, rock n roll, and (if the critics are to be believed) they have great songs. They are unquestionably a team of friends that traverse the country making music they enjoy. What makes Greensky different than Bluegrass? Poignant rural ballads about real people? Dobro tone that Jerry (Douglas or Garcia) would love? Distortion Pedals? Grit and attitude from a whiskey soaked card game? Indeed, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

Garrin Benfield‘s sound has been described as Freestyle Acoustic Rock. His music is a blend of moody, guitar driven rock and polyrhythmic groove all run through the filter of a very serious Singer/Songwriter. His talent shines through as a solo artist when he flat-picks his way through complicated and lightning-fast arrangements and also while he uses a Loop Station to create mesmerizing soundscapes upon which he lays blistering rock, blues and jazz licks, darkened by his extensive use of effect pedals.  Improvisation is at the center of a Garrin Benfield concert experience. Garrin twists and turns the tunes each night in an ever-evolving attempt to keep searching for new musical challenges.

ediT is a Los Angeles based music producer and DJ best known as one-third of legendary electronic music act The Glitch Mob. He references his personal brand of music as a dancefloor oriented, “experimental, electronic hip hop thing,” but by any label his impact on both the international music scene and the LA underground is undeniable.

Emancipator is known for etheric melodies, immaculately smooth samples, and addictive drum beats.  One might struggle to place a finger on what makes the music so addictive, but would undoubtedly return to the underlying feeling of balance and connection. Now accompanied regularly by the harmonious swells of live violin played by Ilya Goldberg, Emancipator’s live performances have captivated a diverse audience across the globe.

Moksha has earned their reputation as Las Vegas’ secret weapon with explosive show filled with an arsenal of well-crafted material . This well-oiled machine is now emerging from the glitz and glamour of Sin City and quickly garnering a solid following of loyal fans on the West Coast. With guitar, keys, bass, drums, and horns, this unique blend of musicians lives and breathes in a deep pocket of funk rock. Swirling in subtlety, their music paints a sonic landscape that unfolds in the moment and feeds on the dynamic ebb and flow of audience and band interconnection. In other words, they will melt your faces. This show features special guest horn players Jen Hartswick (from Trey Anastasio’s solo band) and Skerik (extraordinary sax player who’s credits include Les Claypool, Galactic, Critters Buggin and many more).

Naîve Melodies was formed in Arcata, CA early in 2011, performing and honoring music created by Talking Heads. Sets are designed to interweave older and newer Talking Heads songs. Fans can expect to hear a wide range of material, from early art-rock, to radio hits, and everything in-between. With blends of three-part harmonies, synthesizers, and heavy grooves, this 3-piece dance machine does Talking Heads right!

Tracorum is an original Rock’n’Soul/Rhythm’n’Blues band from San Francisco, California. Epic live shows and original music are at the heart of this soul quenching, eclectic bay area talent. Steeped in traditional roots music the band has continued to create a positively unique sound that is the vast umbrella known as Tracorum.

APHTERPARTIES 2013