Tag Archives: turntablism

D-Styles on Serato

This past spring and summer, Serato and Rane worked together to bring the DJ community the SixtyOne andSixtyTwo mixer(s).  And with the World Famous Beat Junkies representing their products, D-Styles did a little showcase video for them on youtube.

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For The Record

If you haven’t seen the Beat Junkies documentary, “For The Record” on facebook or vimeo, then you can check it out here.  20 years in the game…

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)

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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 JUNKIES Celebrates 20 Years

(image taken from http://www.attheecho.com/event/134555/)

If you live in LA and know a thing or two about mobile DJ’s and turntablism, then you should know that the World Famous Beat Junkies will be on tour celebrating 20 years as a crew, starting with a show at the Echoplex on 06/30/2012.  20 years!  And I’ve been listening to them on the radio since the 1990’s!  Crazy!  This is a one time event for LA so check them out.  Tickets are sold out, but there might be limited admission at the door so try to arrive early.

If you can’t make that event, then try to come out to Amoeba in Hollywood on Friday, 06/29/2012, to see them perform before their tour kicks off that Saturday.

For more info, click on the links below:

https://www.facebook.com/TheBeatJunkies

http://fortherecord.l-r-g.com/

http://www.attheecho.com/event/134555/

http://www.amoeba.com/live-shows/performances/hollywood/2012-june-29/beat-junkies-20th-anniversary-/artist.html