Category Archives: clothing

Mixwell Worldwide “Classics”

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If you’re a Mixwell fan like myself, then you should know that they not only have a new website, but they also reintroduced their “classic t-shirts”  for people to buy.  Here’s some “classics for you to check out below:

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You can buy them on their website at the following address listed below.  It may take a while to process and ship, but you will receive your shirts.  Yes people, MIXWELL is back.

http://mixwellworldwide.com/store/

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Beat Swap Meet 12/09/2012

BSM_Winter12_PRINT-ABEdit2(image taken from BeatSwapMeet website)

I know it’s been about five months, but I have returned and with good news!  Beat Swap Meet is back in LA for December and they are bringing some fire for the holidays.  Check out the listed information below (provided from their website – http://beatswapmeet.com/ai1ec_event/beat-swap-meet-19/?instance_id=27)

Sunday afternoon December 9th, 2012

Entrance is Free with a Canned Good. As the holidays approach, weather gets colder, even more is in need. Lets do what we can as a music community to let our vibrations be heard. Please bring at least 1 canned good to donate to the cause.
B E A T – S W A P – M E E T
L O S – A N G E L E S (#19)Beat Swap Meet is a celebration of vinyl culture. It’s a history lesson for present day truth seekers, a gathering of the minds. Over 45 Invited Record Collectors & Dealers from all over the West Coast, Buy Sell & Trade: Blues, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Latin, New Wave, Psych, Punk, Rap, Reggae, Rock, Soul, and World 12′s LP’s & 45′s on VINYL.

6 Music Areas + DJ’s spin rare selections from their record collections + Producers & Bands Perform Live + B-boys & B-girls Get Free + Open Cut Session + Dozens of music related vendors selling Clothing, Art, Handmade Jewelry, & more.

Live Performances by:

B I G – P I M P – J O N E S
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEs7VqEqxpw)

J U N G L E – F I R E
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KX1U8eJEhdo)

+

THE PRODUCER INVITE – Sponsored by Monster Energy
Live Performance, All Hardware, No Laptop’s, No CD’s

– Record Sampling Workshop w/ Instructor, ASTERIX
– P.O.S.E. CREW
– CAZAL ORGANISM (Zzyzzx, Delicious Vinyl)
– ELUSIVE (Arts and Crafts LA)
– RADIUS (Beyond Luck/Chicago)

DJ sets by: Abel, AC The PD, Analog, Carmen, Charlie Rock, Curse, Darrell D, Filiblunt, Funk Freaks, Gabe Real, The Handroidz, Inform, Issue, Jawa, Kiwamu Omae, K Ozz, Listen Recovery, Lu-Man, Lord Ron, Lotus Pedal, Lu-Man, Mean Mr. Mustard, Millhouse, 671, Supa Kay, Tasko, Thirdrail, & others TBA.

Local Shops & Designers + the brands they’ve created; Celebrate a No Corporate Christmas and shop all your gifts directly from the artists and creators:

Beat Club Co-Op, Delicious Vinyl, The Deuce, Fire Foxiness, Good Life Roots, Graffroots, Hip Hop Philosophy, Ill Street Blues, Listen Clothing, Los Undergods Mexicanos, Mind Funk, Mix and Blend, Mixwell, Native Sol, Raw Kulture, Sticky Rick’s, 2nd Wnd, Stokyo, Ubiquity Records, Woven Culture, and many others.

Historic Chinatown Plaza

943 N Broadway Ave
Los Angeles CA 90012
12noon-6pm
Entrance is Free w/ Canned Good
Casual Drinking for the 21+
For more info: www.facebook.com/BeatSwapMeet

Beat Swap Meet #16

Going down this Sunday, 12/11/2011. at Grand Star Jazz Club in Downtown Chinatown Los Angeles, CA.

More info from their website here –  http://beatswapmeet.com/wordpress/ :

Beat Swap Meet LA returns! Sunday December 11th, for our 16th installment

FOR THE TRUE RECORD COLLECTORS:
(Vendors arrive as early as 9am for setup, we have Breakfast available & Coffee too, courtesy of Corazon de Jah, and local Chinatown cafes.)

Spend your Sunday afternoon under the California Sun.. Resident DJ’s, share rare selections from their record collections,

ABEL | AC THE PD | ANALOG | CHARLIE ROCK | CHIKARAMANGA | CLENZ ROC | CURSE | DANNY HOLLOWAY | DWENZ | EARLY WORM | GABE REAL | JAWA | KIDRAGON | KIWAMU OMAE | LISTEN RECOVERY CREW | LORD RON | LU-MAN | RAICHOUS | VAL | 671

Special Guest DJ set’s by some of LA’s living legends;

  •  ARABIAN PRINCE (1 of NWA’s founding members)
  •  EVIL E (DJ for Ice T)
RECORDS | AND EVERYTHING INSPIRED FROM IT
Over 40 Invited Collectors & Dealers, Selling Records of all sounds,
Blues, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Metal, Psych, Punk, Reggae, Rock, Soul, & World 12″ & 45 Records.Outdoor Street-wear Sale featuring dozens of boundary pushing Designers + the Brands that they’ve created. Christmas shop directly from the artists, join us as we celebrate a No Corporate Christmas.

 

Live Screen Printing by:
The HIT+RUN Crew

www.thehitandrun.com
BEAT CLUB CO-OP – BLOODBATH – CAPOSHI – THE DEUCE – FIRE FOXINESS – FRESH PILE – GOOD LIFE ROOTS – HIP HOP PHILOSOPHY
HIT+RUN – ILL STREET BLUES – LISTEN – LIVING DEVINE VINTAGE – MAJOR MADE – MANDA LANDA – MIND FUNK – NATIVE SOL
PEACE IMAGES – RAW KULTURE – RED HAUTE BOX – SISTAGIRL – STICKY RICKS – THE X LABEL – TWO TREE DESIGNS
WOVEN CULTURE – X IS THE WEAPON – ZANE BAGS

(and many more TBA)

Artists paint live.. Spontaneous drum circles.. Children ciphering.. !?!?

  • Resident Chef (&DJ), MIGHTY JUNEBUGG, & her Rapper’s Delight catering crew will be on hand with your favorite foods you can only find at Beat Swap Meet.
  • Resident Barber (&MC/DJ/Producer), SNAGNETO, fixing wigs all day, go home looking fly.
  • Get your broken Turntable or MPC fixed! That’s right, we have onsite music-mechanics that will send your equipment home repaired.
  • Scratch Manipulations, Hosted by DJ JAWA & friends.
  • B-boys & Girls get down to there favorite grooves. It’s one thing to collect records, but can you dance to’em?:
    FRESH AIR BBOY EVENT on Facebook
  • Kids Section, with music inspired Arts & Crafts, Hosted by Woven Culture

Monster Energy Drink
presents
Beat Swap Meet’s Official
PRODUCER INVITE:
All Hardware, No Laptop’s, No CD’s.

Live Performance by Poo Bah Recording Artist:
RAS G
www.poobahrecords.com
 

Performing music off his new record “Spacebase is the Place”, don’t miss this official hometown show.

Also, Live Performance by:
BEAUTIFUL KALIMARI
Performing music off their new independently released 7inch “Eternal Mode”.

Also, Live Performance by:
DIBIASE (Alpha Pup Records)
A sneak preview into his forthcoming limited edition 7inch.

Producer Invite also featuring,

  •  DEMON SLAYER (1st show back from Asia Tour)
  •  MNEMONIC (Cash & Glass)
  •  O-PHRAP (Beat Club Co-op, Beat Fighter Series)

Hosted by
L.SCATTER (Zulu Nation / Foundation / Project Blowed)

Sponsors:
www.MonsterEnergy.com
www.Fusicology.com
www.Subjekt.com

Nike Mag Shoes

I can’t believe Nike just dropped these shoes for 2011.  It’s a replica of the Nike shoes Marty McFly wore in Back To The Future II.  These mags will be sold exclusively on ebay and all proceeds will go to the Michael J Fox Foundation to help find a cure to end Parkinson’s disease.  So if you love the movie and the shoes, try to see if you can bid on these expensive shoes.

More commercials below:

More info below:

http://www.nike.com/nikeos/p/nike/en_US/?&ref=

http://www.michaeljfox.org/

http://nikemag.ebay.com/shoes

Mixwell USA, The Return of DJ Apparel

(image taken from chemicaluk.com)

I remember several years ago, when turntablism was such a giant phenomenon back in the early 2000’s, a DJ clothing line made its way into mainstream America.  That clothing line was none other than Mixwell, USA.  Not only were famous DJ’s reppin’ that gear – from the likes of DJ QBERT, Roc Raida, A-Trak, and Craze – but it was featured on numerous episodes on CBS’ King of Queens.  You saw character Doug wear that shirt several times on that show.  To have an underground DJ clothing line make it on a TV sitcom was huge not just for me, but for others who bought their clothing line as well.   It wasn’t until around the mid-2000’s is when Mixwell, USA was never heard from again.  Their clothing line was no longer sold online and you couldn’t find them at your local record store either.  That is, until now.  I recently visited their myspace page and stumbled upon a new link featured on their page.  It seems that Mixwell is about to make a come back in April.  But will no longer be called Miwell, USA.  Instead it will be called Mixwell Worldwide.

Check out their website periodically for updates on when the new clothing line drops.

http://www.mixwellworldwide.com/

“Wear Your Pride”

New clothing line that started in 2009, but is taking flight in 2010.  Fanatix Pride is not only a Filipino clothing line, but they also represent clothing/jerseys from other countries as well.  This gears got some mad flavor!

Check out the heat and represent your pride.  They also specialize in custom clothing as well.  Check out their site for more info:

http://fanatixpride.com/

fanatix pride facebook page

Peep the site and show some love.  Spread the word…