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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.staging.freshbakin.flywheelsites.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

 

For Immediate Release PRESS San Diego Uncategorized

LowRIDERz, The Black 22s, Girl Friday at Ruby Room (San Diego)

April 18, 2013

EVENT:  lowRIDERz, The Black 22s, Girl Friday
LOCATION: The Ruby Room, 1271 University Ave, San Diego CA
DATE:  Friday May 17, 2013
TIME:  10:00 PM
TICKETS:   21+, $15 advance  $20 door  http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK:  http://www.facebook.com/events/443906679018586/

Quitsleep, Madero and Fresh Bakin’ present

LowRiderZ
(an-ten-nae, DJ Laura and Auberon)
The Black 22s
Girl Friday

LowRIDERz is a living legends trio stirring up music hungry populations across the country with their wicked chemistry and nasty bass bombs. Comprised of the musical talents of an-ten-nae, DJ Laura, and Auberon the group is known world wide for their 808s and bass music style. An*Ten*Nae is one of San Francisco’s most sought after DJs and live performers. He has taken the art of live remixing to new heights with his own customized setup, that bends genres in ways seldom heard. This sound is called Acid Crunk, and there are no rules, no restraints in its quest for pure BASS devastation. Oakland’s DJ Laura has been DJing and producing for last decade and has made her mark on the west coast underground with her distinctive hyphy beats mixed so low you can literally feel it.

Tickets available at The Ruby Room, M-Theory Music, www.www.staging.freshbakin.flywheelsites.com and www.therubyroom.com

 

Live artists and vendors TBA.

Check out the artists on Soundcloud to hear more:

www.soundcloud.com/thelowriderz
www.soundcloud.com/black22s
www.soundcloud.com/girl-friday-1

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For Immediate Release PRESS Reno Uncategorized

RL GRIME at 1UP (Reno)

April 18, 2013

EVENT:   RL GRIME, Bass Science, Subtropixx, Young Aundee, Maizon Tech at 1UP
LOCATION:   1Up, 214 Commercial Row, Reno, United States
DATE:  FRIDAY MAY 3, 2013
TIME:   10:00PM
TICKETS:  21+, $15 advance, $20 day of show  http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK: http://www.facebook.com/events/145124022325932/

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Fresh Bakin’ presents the Reno debut of

RL GRIME
www.rlgrime.com

with
BASS SCIENCE
SUBTROPIXX (Shane Suffriti and Gurbtron)
YOUNG AUNDEE
MAIZON TECH

RL Grime has quickly risen to the forefront of the electronic music bass movement. He followed his debut EP “Grapes”, which included remixes from Shlohmo, Salva, and LOL Boys, with international club anthem “Trap On Acid”, and immediately garnered the support of Diplo,, A-Trak, Flosstradamus, 12th Planet, to name a few.

Since then he has released yet another global shaker: his bootleg “Mercy” remix collaboration with LA based producer Salva. The track had 120,000 views on Soundcloud in 2 days. RL Grime is reshaping electronic production. His melodically infused, Houston influenced flavor is connecting the roots of southern hip hop with the new age of electronic dance music and in turn dictating our understanding of what it means to be a 21st century producer.

Also performing will be Bass Science, Subtropixx, Who Care’s front man Young Aundee, and Maizon Tech. This show WILL SELL OUT, presale tickets are highly encouraged.
Presale tickets available at http://freshbakin.inticketing.com/events/306060

 

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For Immediate Release PRESS Reno Uncategorized

Yoga of Bass – A Workshop on Music, Yoga, Ecstacy and Freedom

April 18, 2013

EVENT:  Yoga of Bass – A Workshop on Music, Yoga, Ecstacy and Freedom
LOCATION:  The Studio, 1085 S Virginia St. Reno NV
DATE:  May 19th, 2013
TIME:   4PM – 7PM Yoga presentation.  7PM – 8:30PM  Dub Kirtan DJ set
TICKETS: All ages.  $30 for Studio members, $40 non-studio, $10 DJ set only.

http://freshbakin.inticketing.com

RSVP:      https://www.facebook.com/events/520643814659912/

 

The Studio, Fresh Bakin’ and FreQ Nasty presents

Yoga of Bass – A Workshop on Music, Yoga, Ecstacy and Freedom

Yoga of Bass is a 4.5 hour workshop combining lecture, discussion, yoga, movement and a live downtempo Dub Kirtan DJ set.

International DJ/Music Producer FreQ Nasty (aka Darin McFadyen), a yoga practitioner for 13 years, and his partner yoga/meditation teacher Claire Thompson offer an engaging and interactive look at the ecstatic, life-changing experiences people have with music, Yoga and the dancefloor. This 3 hour workshop combines lecture, discussion, yoga, movement, and a live downtempo DJ set, all focusing on the relationship between the ecstatic dance floor experience and the meditational path of Yoga.

In the talk, Darin and Claire give personal and musical examples from their lives and careers, investigating what the classical Yoga texts have to say about ecstatic experiences and exploring how a yogic and spiritual practice can help you bring this feeling of love, unity and connectedness off the dance floor and into the rest of your life. Then put these ideas into motion as Claire leads a vibrant yoga asana and free movement class weaving in themes from the talk, all set to a specially sculpted, dub and bass-oriented DJ set by Atmaspheric, FreQ’s downtempo alter-ego.

Claire and Darin have offered “The Yoga of Bass” presentation in the United States, Canada, England and Australia at yoga studios, art spaces, dance clubs, and music festivals including Wanderlust Yoga Festival, Lightning in a Bottle, Glade Festival UK, Eclipse 2012 Australia, and Symbiosis. Together they have studied the great texts of Yoga and Buddhism with their teacher Venerable Sumati Marut and the Yoga Studies Institute, and perform with their band the Dub Kirtan All Stars (www.dubkirtan.com). Claire has trained at Exhale in Los Angeles with Hala Khouri and Julian Walker, as well as practicing massage therapy for 14 years, while Darin has practiced Yoga in the Satyananda lineage for 13 years.

Audio and photos from past Yoga of Bass talks are at www.yogaofbass.com.
Darin’s music can be heard on www.FreQNasty.com andwww.DubKirtan.com

Pre-sale tickets highly encourage and available at www.thestudioreno.com,www.www.staging.freshbakin.flywheelsites.com, Melting Pot World Emporium and New Moon Natural Foods (Truckee). Some service fees apply in certain locations.
$30 members (workshop + DJ Set)
$40 non-members (workshop + DJ Set)
$10 (Dub Kirtan DJ Set only)

4:00pm – 7:00pm FreQ Nasty “Yoga of Bass” talk followed with Yoga with Claire
7:00pm – 8:30pm Dub Kirtan DJ Set
Questions? freshbakin [at] gmail [dot] com

 

Opportunity for sponsored and scholarship tickets available at www.facebook.com/freshbakin

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For Immediate Release Los Angeles PRESS Uncategorized

Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation) with New Directions at KING KING Hollywood April 26 2013

April 4, 2013

EVENT:  Rob Garza (Thievery Corporation), with New Directions Raul Campos, Joaquin Garcia
LOCATION:  The King King   6555 Hollywood Blvd    Hollywood, CA 90028
DATE:  April 26th 2013
TIME:   10:00PM
TICKETS:  21+, $17 advance, $20 door http://freshbakin.inticketing.com

LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/276929799106412/

 

On Friday April 26th 2013, New Directions, Fresh Bakin’ and QuitSleep will present special guest DJ Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation, along with Raul Campos of KCRW, and Joaquin Garcia of New Directions.

As one half of electronic music pioneers/producers Thievery Corporation, Rob Garza has been at the forefront of music for over a decade and a half, traveling the globe performing, remixing, djing, recording and composing. In just the past year Garza has performed everywhere from Hong Kong, to Bali, to Robot Heart at Burning Man, to Canadian festival Shambhala. Focusing his music toward Nu-Disco, Deep House, and “Cosmic Boogie,” his music is groove oriented with international influence throughout its rhythms.

Presale tickets available at The King King, www.www.staging.freshbakin.flywheelsites.com, www.ticketweb.com or by calling  (323) 960-9234

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rob garza at king king hollywood april 26 2013 fresh bakin quit sleep

For Immediate Release PRESS San Diego Uncategorized

Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation at SPIN, San Diego April 27 2013

April 3, 2013

EVENT:   ROB GARZA of Thievery Corporation Treavor Moontribe Omega Squad Arkon
LOCATION:   SPIN 2028 Hancock Street San Diego, CA
DATE:  APRIL 27th, 2013
TIME:   10:00PM
TICKETS:  21+, $15 advance, $20 day of show  http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/513305315378294/

 

On Saturday April 27th 2013, Fresh Bakin’, QuitSleep and Wobble Events are celebrating Wobble’s 2 Year anniversary with a special night of music featuring Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation, Treavor Moontribe, Omega Squad, and more at SPIN nightclub in San Diego.

As one half of electronic music pioneers/producers Thievery Corporation, Rob Garza has been at the forefront of music for over a decade and a half, traveling the globe performing, remixing, djing, recording and composing. In just the past year Garza has performed everywhere from Hong Kong, to Bali, to Robot Heart at Burning Man, to Canadian festival Shambhala. Focusing his music toward Nu-Disco, Deep House, and “Cosmic Boogie,” his music is groove oriented with international influence throughout its rhythms.

Treavor Moontribe is one of the founders of the Los Angeles based “Moontribe Collective” and its legendary full moon desert gatherings who is a renowned DJ and music producer.  He is a notable member of down tempo gurus Desert Dwellers, together with partners Amani Friend and Rara Avis, who have been wowing audiences across the United States and Canada with their unique flavor of international fusion.

The Omega Squad looks to blend high energy breaks and house beats. Comprised of Brian Millar and Skandar, the pair has been producing a string of top-ten UK and US label hard dance tracks globe trotting performances to far flung countries such as China, Jordan, and Ghana.

Upstairs will feature music hosted by Bass Tribe including Z00keeper, Datphat, MathMatix, and Galangst.

This music event will start at 10PM. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 day of show and are available www.www.staging.freshbakin.flywheelsites.comwww.spinnightclub.com, M-Theory Music and www.wobbleevents.com

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For Immediate Release PRESS Reno Uncategorized

Stanton Warriors, Love and Light, JPOD the Beat Chef, The Pilot at 1UP in Reno

March 26, 2013

EVENT:   Stanton Warriors, Love and Light, JPOD the Beat Chef, The Pilot
LOCATION:   1Up, 214 Commercial Row, Reno, United States
DATE:  SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 2013
TIME:   10:00PM
TICKETS:  21+, $15 advance, $20 door  http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK: https://www.facebook.com/events/155412917941686

 

Fresh Bakin’ presents a special FOUR TWENTY Event

STANTON WARRIORS
LOVE AND LIGHT
JPOD THE BEAT CHEF
THE PILOT
DREAM KITTY
TOMMY TWOTONE

On Saturday April 20th, 2013 Fresh Bakin’ will feature an evening of international dance music at Reno’s 1UP  featuring the infamous Soulstice Sound system and supplemental lighting by Second Dawn.

Stanton Warriors are a renowned producer-DJ duo hailing from Bristol, England whose distinct breakbeat style has launched massive remixes for Basement Jaxx, Fatboy Slim, Daft Punk, The Gorillaz, Jay-Z, and countless other musicians. Their sound is unmistakable and their DJ sets are notorious around the globe.

Joining Stanton Warriors on stage will be crunk and lazer producers Love and Light, returning to the west coast after an international tour spanning Costa Rica, Australia, and Canada, where they picked up funk extraordinaire JPOD the Beat Chef. Rolling in the evening will be San Francisco’s The Pilot, Seattle’s Dream Kitty, and Reno’s Tommy Twotone, promising a dance party spanning a huge variety of genres.

Tickets are available for no service fees at 1UP, Melting Pot World Emporium, New Moon Natural Foods (Tahoe City and Truckee) and Mad About Music.   Tickets purchased from the point of sale system at the Melting Pot can be secured with your name for an additional $1 and tickets are also available online at www.www.staging.freshbakin.flywheelsites.com.

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stanton warriors love and light jpod the beat chef reno

For Immediate Release PRESS Reno Uncategorized

Vokab Kompany at Se7en Teahouse, Reno

March 26, 2013

EVENT:  Vokab Kompany, Sgt. Jersey “Giant” Jackson DJ set
LOCATION: Se7en Teahouse 148 West Street (inside west street market)
DATE:  FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013
TIME:  8:00PM
TICKETS:  21+, $11 advance, $15 door  http://freshbakin.inticketing.com
LINK:  https://www.facebook.com/events/131951943645835/

 

Fresh Bakin’ and Se7en Teahouse present

VOKAB KOMPANY

with special guest
Sgt Jersey “Giant” Jackson (dj set)

After smash performances at this year’s Black and White Superball and the Bounce Festival, hip-hop favorite Vokab Kompany will bring their 6 piece band to Reno for a special performance on Friday April 5, 2013 at Se7en Teahouse. The group has recently gained national attention with a commercial for KIA, a feature in SPIN magazine, and rave reviews for every show and festival they have played across the nation including Lightning in a Bottle and the Playboy Mansion.

Soulstice Sound will bring the bass and Fresh Bakin’ owner Sgt. Jersey “Giant” Jackson will make an exclusive DJ appearance to start the party, we suggest you arrive on time.

Tickets are $11 in advance or $15 at the door and are avaiable at the Melting Pot World Emporium, Se7en Teahouse and www.www.staging.freshbakin.flywheelsites.com