[acid-jazz] Phila: Bugz, Dj Krush, Xande Cruz, Soul Samba, Mojito

From: Argo (argo_at_speakeasy.net)
Date: 2004-09-22 21:22:13

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    Whats in this long ass shit???
    - Random babble
    - Xande Cruz & the Batukis
    - Dj Krush
    - Mojito
    - Soul Samba
    - Bugz in the Attic
    - InLiquid

    Hello folks... lotsa hot stuff happening in the twowunfive! (below)...
    but first a couple quick items of note. Please check out my man Jneiro
    Jarel. He is a hot producer/lyricist from Brooklyn/Philly who is about
    to drop a couple of EPs on Rush Hour already getting play from the likes
    of Jazzanova, Spinna, Marc De Clive Lowe, and others. His site just went
    up at http://www.jneirojarel.com. Marc De Clive's Tide's Arising sampler
    is the heat! Can never go wrong with Bembé... see
    http://www.markdeclivelowe.net for sound samples and the Antipodean site
    at http://www.antipodeanrecords.net. If you hadn't already had your eye
    on the Sound In Color label check their site to be shocked and amazed
    by some superdope design.. plus releases coming from Daz i Kue and
    forthcoming GB LP. For those in Chicago... King Britt is taking his
    Cosmic Lounge night on the road with a new monthly at Sonotheque
    (http://www.sonotheque.org). Coming up for BrokeN'Beat Radio... guest
    mixes by Daz i Kue, King Britt, Dj Sun of Soular Grooves in Houston
    (http://www.soulargrooves.com), Ame of Sonar Kollektiv, Rui Torrinha of
    Groovement in Portugal...and many more. Also a bbradio feature by Future
    Elements in Cali (http://www.futureelements.ca) Special thanks to Rob of
    Beats & Scratches for that. Check this crazy turntablist duo from
    Vancouver, Canada and see http://www.beatsandscratches.com/bsmedia.htm
    to download their brokenbeat style remixes of the Clash's Radio Clash
    and Beatles Taxman...pretty damn funky.

    Thursday, September 23 at Silk City

    Xande Cruz and Batukis will make you dance again. Afro-Brazilian sounds
    by live drums, vocals and electronics, with Argo on turntables.

    Some info on Xande Cruz and the Batukis: a percussion based ensemble
    performing unique grooves based on traditional Brazilian rhythms of
    samba, baião, frevo, samba reggae, ijexá, coco, maracatu, etc. As a
    percussionist, he performed with samba schools, in the US, Japan and
    South Korea. Also, he has performed for Prince Andrew of Great Britain,
    with Trey Anastasio of Phish at Radio City Music Hall, with various
    Brazilian pop bands in the US and Brazil, African and Caribbean drum
    ensembles. He also holds workshops and is involved in children’s
    programs. It was while living in New York that he formed the percussion
    ensemble, Batukis, which has continued promoting Afro-Brazilian roots
    music in his unique style.

    The group incorporates a variety beats from Rio, Bahia, and the
    Northeast of Brazil. Depending on the venue, the ensemble includes from
    3 to 10 percussionists and also features samba and afro-brazilian
    dancers and capoeiristas. Batukis give an authentically modern
    interpretation of Afro-Brazilian traditions covering many regions and
    styles, from the beats to the dancers, from the players to the costumes.
    Batukis unveils the Brazilian mystique in a powerful and captivating

    Silk City - 5th and Spring Garden.
    10 to 2 / 21+ / $5 cover


    Friday, September 24th at Marathon @ Commerce Square

    The guru of instrumental hip-hop is still going strong with the upcoming
    release of his 8th full length record. Jaku is the name of his latest
    work, a tome of peace and calm. Don't miss this chance to see the
    Japanese DJ whiz in action in a venue that represents Jaku. DJ Krush,
    playing in front of a fountain, surrounded by trees, in the center of a
    major city. What!

    Supported By
    Silent Assassins "LIVE"
    Featuring - Ghost/Turntable
    Nomad/Triton and Laptop
    Shannon Swain/ Vocals
    DJ Lowbudget of Hollertronix

    Time/ Doors2 open @9pm 21+
    Marathon Grill @ Commerce Square
    2005 Market Street (between 20th & 21st. Look for the giant fountain)

    Presented by BFK Multimedia, Reflective Multimedia, Substitution, and
    Union 237
    Tickets available at http://www.ticketleap.com


    Saturday, September 25th at Marathon Grill

    Postponed due to rain, this Saturday is the Mojito closing party. An
    outdoor gathering under the stars with a special performance from Xande
    Cruz and the Batukis with Argo, and guest djs...
    Marathon Grill @ Commerce Square
    2005 Market Street (between 20th & 21st. Look for the giant fountain)
    Doors at 9


    Saturday October 2nd @ Silk City (5th and Spring Garden)

    Starting October 2nd Soul Samba will be every 1st Saturday at Silk.
    Heavy Brazilian & Latin flavor to brighten your spirits and futuristic
    basslines to vibrate your booty. Plus Joni Love and Josh Robinson laying
    down the live flavor... In store for Soul Samba: a Brazil vs Puerto Rico
    night with special guest Juan Rojas (Amalgama Records) all the way from
    San Juan... as well as Far Out Recording artist Troubleman, plus the one
    they call dj KOJI


    Wednesday, October 6th @ Fluid Nightclub

    Fivesixrecordings presents "This is What Radio Should Sound Like" record
    release party. Celebrating the release of Fivesixrecordings label
    sampler cd with djs King Britt, Dozia and very special guests... BUGZ IN
    THE ATTIC. Orin and Daz-I-Kue will be representing the West London sound

    Fluid Nightclub - 613 S. 4th St - Philadelphia
    Cover - $7 before 11pm, $10 after


    Wednesday, October 13th - 199 Arch Street

    InLiquid.com, a Philadelphia based nonprofit organization, shows an
    extensive online collection of work by local, national, and
    international artists to the public, while serving as a comprehensive,
    free-access hub for regional art activities.

    Not merely an online presence, InLiquid also sponsors a continuing
    series of "real world" exhibitions and events, which facilitate direct
    community involvement with Philadelphia's vital arts scene. On
    Wednesday, October 13th, from 5:30 -8 :30 they will be hosting a special
    preview reception for its fifth annual silent auction event, being held
    this year at the National Products Building, the fabulous orange
    marble-clad landmark in Old City. InLiquid's event will be the last
    opportunity to visit this modern landmark prior to its partial
    demolition and reconstruction into condos.

    The private October 13th reception will offer you a chance to come see
    an exhibition of works by many of our region's notable artists, and
    preview auction items prior to the main public event on the following
    evening. You'll also be able to get a jump on the auction competition by
    placing advance bids on the auction items.

    The National Products Building is on Second Street between Arch and Race
    Streets (entrance at 199 Arch Street). A suggested donation of $10 is
    requested, and the evening will include refreshments and music by Soul

    Soul Samba, is the fusion of live musicians and a DJ providing classic
    and modern bossa nova, house, broken beat with a latin flavor. This
    award winning (2001 City Paper's Readers Choice for best monthly party)
    collective consists of 2 DJs, Botany 500 and Argo, Josh Robinson on
    percussion and Joni Love on sax, flute & trumpet.