Join us on Sunday, February 24th at Rose Bar in Portland to celebrate the release of Natasha Kmeto’s ‘Dirty Mind Melt’ EP due out 2/19. Check out the premiere of the title track and details on the release via Fact. RSVP and more info here.
Magnetic returns Friday, January 11th to Valentines in downtown Portland. As always, we invite you to bring your cassettes and play a set with resident selectors Northern Draw, Bone Rock & Biz. RSVP and more info here.
Podcast Twenty One features two mixes specially designed to keep you going through these cold winter months. First up is a set from Jffry Dmhr aka the DJ alias of Qloq from Ghost Feet who is a recent Portland transplant via Olympia. Following that is a mix from Braxton/Palmer, an Olympia based artist who caught our ear this past year with a live killer set at ZonerCon. He comes through with a fly selection of heaters including a handful of originals. Artwork by Rebekah Long.
Jffry Dmhr tracklist:
1. Brothers – Placeholder
2. Paper Romance (She is Danger Remix) – Groove Armanda
3. Loqux & Past – Deft
4. Close – Hackman
5. Taurus Shorty (Hobbess Remix) – Devonwho
6. Panic – Philip Rabalais
7. Pot Pan – Place Holder
8. $irens – philip grass
9. Solidify (ft. Jamie Woon & Om’mas Keith) – Subeena
10. Faded – The Hundred in the Hands
11. Woodwork – Marley Carroll
12. Touch – Holy Other
1. Frontin – Braxton/Palmer
2. Atlantic – Redshape
3. Omar (Thefft Remix) – Ill Blue
4. Creeper (Part I) – Braxton/Palmer
5. Club Thanz – Jam City
6. Creeper (Part II) – Braxton/Palmer
In our ongoing effort to provide inventive live music in a club environment, Dropping Gems is stepping up with our fourth crew showcase, giving listeners a fresh chance to hear the latest developments from the DG roster, all in one night, for free. Besides the usual crew members, this showcase also features Break Mode, the house project helmed by Gumar, and Philip Grass, some PDX homies of promise that we’re excited to have opening up. And while crew member DJAO will be lamentably absent, special guest Devonwho will be joining us as part of the lineup, in what we can safely term an “equal or greater value exchange.” We look forward to convening the creative energy of our entire crew, and we look forward to seeing you there. RSVP and more info here.
We’re excited to be hosting the Portland stop of The Bridge tour featuring an incredibly stacked line up at Rotture on Saturday, December 8th with Blisswave Productions. Taking the stage will be Detroit hip hop legends Guilty Simpson of Stones Throw, House Shoes and Samiyam plus Knxwedgle. and Citymouth will be opening things up. Presale tickets are available here. More info and RSVP here.
On Wednesday, December 5th we are very excited to be hosting some of our California homie favorites at Groove Suite. Mndsgn, Ages and Dtcpu will all be returning plus Ahnnu will be making his Portland debut. They’ll be joined by Bone Rock from the crew warming up the subs. More info and RSVP here. They’ll also be playing at Stop Biting in Seattle the day before, more info on the Seattle date here.
We are teaming up with our friends at Bubblin to bring Jerome LOL, formally half of the LOL Boys and a part of both Body High and Friends of Friends to Portland on Friday, November 23rd. Supporting him will be NW club scene up and comer Astronomar repping Mad Decent from Seattle. Joining them in the DJ booth will be the Ben Tactic and LincolnUP in addition to Gumar’s Break Mode project. We are really looking forward to this late night party, hope to see you there! More info and RSVP here.