heRobust (Atlanta, GA) Saturate Records FIRST SF APPEARANCE!
Hailing from Atlanta Georgia, heRobust (Hayden Kramer) has burst onto the electronic scene with thoughtful, hip-hop inspired beat music. Hayden’s debut EP, Albumin, was released on Saturate Records in February of 2011 and was quickly recognized by industry leaders such as XLR8R, Vice, and Jay Scarlet of Beat Dimensions. Soon after, heRobust had already shared the stage with the likes of Flying Lotus, Daddy Kev, Gaslamp Killer, Salva, NiTGrit, Shlohmo, Shigeto and many more. February of 2012 marked Hayden’s second release, the Late Night / Morning After double album.
Frank Grimes (Vancouver, BC) Crude, Aufect
Cryptic and mysterious as that badass in your high school smoke pit, Frank throws down for both the bros and the hoes. Everyone from the snobby hipster in the corner to your mom loves his music. And your mom is probably going to end up at his place after the show. With his clean, minimal, and very current hyphy style, Frank’s debut in SF is one not to miss.
devonwho (Bay Area) All City Dublin, Stones Throw
Originally from Portland, devonwho has rocked his prolific leftfield beats everywhere from LA to Tokyo. Working with artists like Dibia$e, Suzi Analog, Knxwledge, and mndsgn, his diverse sets reflect his beautifully landscaped sound design, low-slung synthy beats and artfully blurred textures.
Thriftworks (Bay Area) Street Ritual
This much underrated artist is finally coming into his own, taking the 2012 festival season by storm with appearances scheduled for LIB, Symbiosis, and Sonic Bloom among others. His spectacular blend of electro hip hop, future bass, blissful twisted melodic samples and a hint of grime have enchanted listeners across the globe.
ill-esha (Bay Area) Street Ritual, Muti Music
Hailing from Vancouver, BC, ill-esha burst onto the North American electronic scene as a soul vocalist featured on various releases for the likes of Breakbeat Science, Fokuz, and BluSaphir, gradually becoming known for the seamless incorporation of original vocals and MCing into DJ sets expressing her unique take on bass music. Her multi-dimensional approach spans glitch hop, dubstep and downtempo, creating a dynamic live show which has set ill-esha apart amidst some of electronic music’s most groundbreaking acts.
Thizz Markie (Bay Area) Glitch FM, Hellefante
Napsty (Bay Area) Hellefante
Napsty likes bass music. You might find him up in the club, sippin on some drank, or actin a fool droppin bomb ass beats. Napsty does not enjoy long walks on the beach or elsewhere. If you see him in the street, holler.
Resonate Hip Hop Showcase hosted by Joe Mousepad (Deepblip)
featuring residents Insightful, Tone and B dot
Progressive beat culture now has an outlet in the form of RESONATE; A monthly Northern Cali event dedicated to the evolution of dirty beat science. Resident MC Joe Mousepad curates a showcase of Stockton’s hottest. Featuring surprise guest MCs.
$5 presale or before 11