Cultivate: Organic, Homegrown Art and Music

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Since 2009, The 814 Bass Crew, and 8BC Imprint…curated and Championed by NatasK, has hosted some of the most memorable Electronic Music Events, Live comedy shows, Haunted Houses and Artistic Displays from a mixture of mediums and Genres… pushing the boundaries of entertainment in North Western Pennsylvania and now reaching a world wide platform with The weekly global mix show “The Electric Circuit.” www.twitch.tv/electriccircuitlive

This Saturday, December 2, 2017 a New Chapter is Launching to focus on sophisticated Electronic Music, Art, as well as the Culture it embraces,with a more organic and stripped down approach.  In a time of Hyper-stimulation, over production, and monotonous repetition: NatasK is back to host CULTIVATE SATURDAYS in collaboration with Interglasstic at The Interglasstic Studio located in the heart if Erie Pennsylvania 2402 Peach Street.  This weekly event will be a combination of visual art, and Deep Sonic landscapes breaking away from the norm, without all the glam and glitz of the typical outlets.  CULTIVATE will provide an up close and personal look at how the work is created and delivered in an enhanced setting for optimal listening, learning, watching and creating with a judgement free environment including some of the regions most established artists as well as brand new talent emerging.

Interglasstic Studio provides a private and intimate space where their Functional Urban Supplies and Wellness Store operates while accommodating space for musicians and artists to work and create. Interglasstic has been providing Erie Pennsylvania a first hand look at some of the finest hand blown glass from around the United States, while owner Zach Cacchione has showcased his own works for the last 9 years.  CULTIVATE now brings a dynamic confluence of Art, Music and People.

Saturdays Starting December 1…. 3PM until 6PM

https://www.facebook.com/events/310994226072585/

 

 

It’s About to Go Down!!! BOOM

Tonight!!!!  10-2 AM  Est.    Live from @ CROOKED I   ERIE PA……   Some of the top Electronic music, being spun By some of North Eastern USA’s Top Selectors.   Tonight we feature TENOVA residing from Pittsburgh PA.    With a variety of House and Electro Sounds, Tenova knows how to properly Throttle a dance floor and construct masterful sets that take you on a complete voyage.  Sharing Bills with Some of the biggest names in the world, Tenova Is here to Throttle the sound!  ALSO…..   NATASK  of the 814 BASS Crew, laying down some of the Deepest darkest Dubstep, Hip Hop, Grime and Trap sounds!!  Opening sets from Matter and Ghost Alive.

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***** BROACASTING LIVE*****     on Ustream…. via The website,   BASS BLOG TV.

http://814basscrew.com/ustream-tv/

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WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE////BOOM

As the summer starts to near its end, and the fall air begins to creep into the evenings we felt we needed to tell you about some of the events that will surely keep the Temperatures Rising!  September brings a dynamic collaboration between two perspective crews from Western PA.   The 814 BASS Crew and the Re5et Crew.   Both of these crews come from different sides of the EDM perspective as the 814 BASS CREW features a variety of Dubstep, Trap and Drum and Bass  while  The RE5ET Crew showcases a variety of House sounds catering to the mood and vibes of the crowds they play for.

September also Unites NatasK and  Erie MC, Profound PRODUCE for his latest CD fruits of our Labor”…. which displays PROFOUNDS word smith-ing and vocal arrangements, telling his story and grind.  

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Sept. 5th  CROOKED BASS featuring TENOVA.   Billed at one of the Premiere EDM monthly events in the North Eastern part of the US, showcasing the world top talent LIVE from the CROOKED I.  1013 State Street ERIE PA.   and also LIVE via The Bass Blog…. BASS BLOG TV.   on USTREAM.

TENOVA
+/ Tenova – RE5ET / 1337 / Wonderland Entertainment
http://www.facebook.com/tenovaofficial
http://www.soundcloud.com/tenova

Hailing from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Tenova is a rising force in the East Coast House music circuit. Having the experience of a traditionally trained musician and growing up in Pittsburgh’s underground dance culture, DJ’ing came naturally to this young artist. Tenova has been quick to rise among the ranks of local DJs in his hometown, garnering an impressive list of bookings and a significant following on social media. The young artist credits his relentless work in both the DJ booth and studio as keys to the progress he has experienced so far.

Tenova takes an intuitive view of his role as a DJ, musician, and by his own standards, as a performer. Although passionate about Progressive electronic music, Tenova is well versed as a DJ within alternative sub genres of House music, and he uses his extensive collection to bring about a proper vibe to any dance floor that is put in front of him. Through his tenacious work ethic and with a creatively positive attitude, Tenova has received bookings that are sure to catch the eye of any electronic music event promoter. These bookings have included the opportunity to share the stage with industry leading names such as Bro Safari, Skism, Dieselboy, Buku, Divine Elements, Bachelors of Science, PLZ DNT STP and The Chaotic Good. In addition, Tenova also has been booked as the opening talent for a variety of world famous headlining acts, including Laidback Luke, The Bloody Beetroots, Kill The Noise, Brillz, GTA, Codes, 3LAU, Prok & Fitch, and HookNSling, to name a few.

Tenova has high aspirations for his future as both a DJ and as a producer, aiming to further his skills with each passing day and to continue to strive for nothing short of technical precision, boundless creativity, and reckless innovation, one track at a time.

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Sept 7th   NATASK Live at TILDEN Afterhours  Pittsburgh PA.   2-330AM  ELECTRO!!!!!

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Upcoming Events and Shows! BOOM!


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Faded Fest After PARTY!!!! with WORTHY

    •     Its Burning up!!!!  And Only getting Hotter!   July 27th thru 28th…. PITTSBURGH PARE5ET, Collective Thought Project & 1337 Come together for the first time ever to bring you the Faded Fest After Party with San Francisco based producer WORTHY!

      When it comes down to all the press and hype, his name says it all. He is Worthy. With an in-depth knowledge of production, mixing, and performance, Worthy has the insight to play for his audience, cultivating intense positive energy on the dance floor that can only be portrayed as superhuman. His sound can be described asorganic breakbeats with a mix of future house, 80’s, booty bass, and techno. As Carl Cox said, “The Worthy sound has always been powerful, rocking, funky, bass-driven music at its best, and for me this is the new wave in house music.” Worthy has received the recognition of major producers who have played his tracks including Sven Vath, Diplo, and Richie Hawtin, among many.

      From salty aired islands to dark club basements, Worthy pays reverence to the traditional form of classic house while tripping off the mark and sinking into the euphoric less-charted territories of booty-clapping bass. Touring the globe, Worthy has performed at renowned venues like Hive in Switzerland, Sankeys in the UK, Electric Pickle in Miami, and Mezzanine in San Francisco. Beloved by his fanatical devotees, Worthy has drawn huge crowds to catch his heart-palpitating, sweat-inducing sets at festivals like Coachella, Ultra, Love Parade, and Burning Man. In 2011, Urb Magazine named Worthy one of the Top DJ’s To See at Burning Man, along with M.A.N.D.Y., Andy C, Soul Clap, Seth Troxler, and The Crystal Method.

      Growing up in Washington DC, Worthy was inspired by the early American rave scene. Upon moving to New York in the late 90’s, he was exposed to artists like LTJ Bukem and Stacey Pullen whose music inspired him to play records across multiple genres, from techno and breaks to hiphop and drum n’ bass. In 2001 he swapped coastlines, moving to San Francisco to pursue his music career. He team up with Claude VonStroke as well as fellow east coast brothers Justin and Christian Martin to create the prodigious outdoor party, Dirtybird, which quickly became an institution and a requisite destination for die-hard Bay Area and international fans. Dirtybird Records hatched from the popularity of these parties in 2005, and since then the label and parties have enjoyed tremendous success fueled by the obsession of their cult following.

      In 2007 Worthy’s breakout track, Irst Te, released on Dirtybird, quickly established his notoriety as a producer. Concurrently, Worthy released Crack El EP on Leftroom, and soon after, the track Work The Walls and it’s accompanying music video on his personal label, Anabatic Records. Originally intended as an outlet for the release of his own music, Anabatic quickly branched out to sign new artists. Riding the frontlines of today’s music scene, Anabatic Records has been providing a steady stream of edgy, high quality tracks.

      In recent years, Worthy has produced a consistent slough of top releases. The release of Worthy & Yankee Zulu’s Concumbia charted in the Top 10 on Beatport for tech house in 2009. He also released various tracks and remixes on Discobelle Records. In the fall of 2011, Worthy teamed up with UK producer Eats Everything. Their first track, Tric Trac, released on Dirtybird received industry praise. Played by artists like Diplo, Boyz Noise, and Cats N’ Dogs, Tric Trac wildly grew in fan appeal moving on to become one of the Top 10 on Beatport for tech house once again. Additionally, Worthy’s simultaneous releases, No Cure and With This combine dirty ass-clapping breaks and gritty synths. The pinball effect of his intricate basslines traverse across the cavern of your ear canal moving inward and blowing your mind. Illustrating the diverse juxtaposition of his range and sound, his February 2012 release, Why You Waiting, on Alive Records, is like glassy water on a quiet morning sea, his beats & melodies mirroring each other, creating a melodic interface that warms the soul. As Worthy states “I want to push my new sound, which is leaning more toward a breakbeat old-school vibe, but still want to keep with the fact that I play house and techno. My focus is to stay innovative and authentic and to continually reinvent myself as an artist.”

      Worthy has an original flavor that will amp you up, leaving you feigning for more. The synchronization of Worthy’s music speaks to the connoisseur, the DJ, the groupie and the novice alike. Finding balance and unison across all electronic music platforms, his music is unparalleled. He reads his crowd, breaking and fusing genres, blending styles, and establishing an energetic dance floor camaraderie that makes even the most skeptic hater’s booty shake.

      http://www.dirtybirdrecords.com/worthy-irs-te-2/
      https://soundcloud.com/worthy

      With DJ support from:

      Dave Clevr – RE5ET

      Chico – RE5ET

      Tenova – RE5ET/1337

      Omen – Collective Thought Project

      Doverspike – 1337

      Robbie Rockso – 1337

      Wired Mic – 1337

      $10 Cover
      All ages downstairs.
      21+ upstairs

      Saturday, July 27th
      The Gallery
      340 3rd Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222

      https://www.facebook.com/events/627405413944072/

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 Remember FADED FEST Earlier that day!!!! ALL DAY!!!! BOOM! 
What is FADED FEST?
Faded Fest is an enormous all-ages Pittsburgh based showcase featuring over 80 artists, bands, DJs, designers and more! The event is now 7 years in the making and continuing to grow rapidly. Utilizing almost the whole Station Square nightclub complex, Faded Fest will take over the area on Saturday July 27th, 2013. The purpose of this unique event is to bring together all different genres of music and artists and fuse them together into one large showcase. Faded Fest serves as a great way to network, gain exposure and be introduced to many new fans while being aligned with music and artists you may never have heard otherwise.
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New Generations

DJ Dev is currently blowing up on the scene representing Western PA, and its ever-thriving EDM scene in Erie, Pennsylvania lead by heavy weights 814 BASS CREW. With Production and DJ support from NatasK, Matter, Ghost Alive, Notixx, RSK and more….. DJ Dev is certainly a name to get used to as he is the new generation of BASS music!!!

Here it is, DJ Dev’s premier mix….. 34 minutes of pounding Bassline, Electro, Nu Disco and Techy Funk for you. New Generations is a free download, and exclusively here on the BassBlog…. so feel free to share!!! Stay tuned and check out more mixes to come.

BOOM!

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freakin FRIDAY!

HAPPY FRIDAY, EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!

Yesss, we all finally made it. I don’t know about you guys but we’re happy as hell it’s the weekend! Especially since TOMORROW is our Victoria’s Secret special event @ the Millcreek Mall here in the 814… Catch us from 1 til 5PM in the store, playin tunes and live blogging! These events are always so much fun and have great deals so be sure to at least stop down and say hello to the 814 Bass Crew.. boominn…..

 

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In other news, if you didn’t catch the post from NatasK’s lesson yesterday, check out the post called “meat and potatoes.” Pretty sweet ish!! And don’t forget about the NK Art Gallery, the Bass Crew wallpapers on the Extra Goods page, and the ANDROID App. We’ll definitely be throwing some more goodies up on here later tonight. And if you’re itchin for some tuneage, head on over to NatasK’s page at the top of the sceen where you can find bunches of his tunes, and lots are even up for free download.

GET SOME BASS CREW

meat and potatoes

Mmm mm! No no, not that kind. I’m talking about what really makes up a song.. the sounds.. the beats and drops.. Ya know, the meat and potatoes! That’s exactly what NatasK is explaining right now in the lesson he’s teaching. He says “it’s all about timing.” Know your breakdowns and line up those drum hits! He knows the steps and techniques, and is pretty amped to be teaching it to a younger generation.

So come on, let the beat go… NatasK knows how to get down with it, you know!!! If you think you’d like to learn what it’s all about, one-on-one DJ lessons with him might be just the thing you need. And it takes place in his own personal studio, so no equipment required. Learn the ins and outs of spinning records and have fun doing it. Leave a reply below if you’re interested, or message us personally.

814 Bass Crew is all about community and respect. We love you guys and couldn’t do any of this without your support- to be able to give back like this is exciting! But back to the bass drops for now.. we’ll probably have some new goodies up later tonight… be sure to stay tuned… BOOM!