(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
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
J U N G L E – F I R E
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