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/

 

 

Beats Under the Stars, House Music and Broccoli?!

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As the September fall air wisps into the evening, lush sultry sounds of driving, textured, Techno and House will percolate through the outside patio at the Voodoo Brewery in Erie Pennsylvania.   Saturday September 9th, “NatasK” and “ZZZAK” will be DJing from 9-12 Midnight, for another edition of BEATS. UNDER. THE. STARS.  a monthly installment of House, Techno and Broken Beats in Erie Nightlife.  Voodoo Brewery is home to a wide variety of Craft Beers and specialty spirits, with an amazing menu to perfectly accompany your selections.   Voodoo provides a cozy and friendly environment and the Outside Patio is the perfect place to get down and dance into the crisp fall night.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1937366966543960

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Just in Time for Beats Under the Stars, NatasK has released  House Sessions Vol. 3 which offers a more Funky and upbeat mood, with lots of raw dance floor fun. Perfect for a multitude of occasions, House Sesssions Vol.3 is mixed @ 8BC Recordings and can be found on Mixcloud, with the rest of NatasK mix catalog. Please click the link below to Listen to House Sessions Vol. 3 NOW!

LISTEN HERE >>>>>https://www.mixcloud.com/NATASK/house-sessions-vol-3-mixed-by-natask/

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Then September 16th, LIVE at The Kings Rook Club, Erie PA catch the one and only Jamtronic superstars…..Broccoli Samurai with special guest Shwizz with NatasK hosting the official after party, laying down those Funky Beats and Bass Lines to keep you dancing late night. The KRC BUS STOP BISTRO OPEN 9-2:30! Serving pizza, tacos, loaded hot-dogs, & MORE! TAKEOUT AVAILABLE!
FREE POOL, SHUFFLEBOARD & GAMES ALWAYS!

MEMBERS & GUESTS! MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE w/CURRENT MEMBER! AGES 21 & UP! NO ADMITTANCE AFTER 2AM! (so get there early and dance to the late night).

https://www.facebook.com/events/1644423138902482/

 

 

Northwestern Pennsylvania’s Heating up

Summer has not yet fully begun and temperatures may not have reached that warm blissful mark, but by the looks of it North Western Pennsylvania is about to get heated up with quickness as regional events go full swing announcing Line ups and calendar dates.  With an emulsifying mixture of sports, art, music and lifestyle some of the regions finest promoters and business owners are setting you up for some not to miss opportunities to see first-hand some of the best musicians and athletes performing for your entertainment.  Here is a rundown of some of these events so you can mark your calendar and get your tickets in time, as well as all the information you need.

JUNE 4th   9AM – 4 PM https://www.facebook.com/events/1797598367135031/

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Celebrating their 4th year in business in a big way!  REAL FITNESS and TRAINING is going overboard giving back to the members and to the Erie community via a great charity in Grady’s Decision. Check out all the action as we are having our 1st annual Benching for Babies fundraiser for Grady’s Decision. Grady’s Decision is a great charity that helps families dealing with premature babies living in the NICU. So for every pound benched that day local companies will be donating 1 penny! We anticipate benching over 150,000 POUNDS! So do the math!!! Our live DJ(NatasK) will have the joint rocking as the weights are moving and money is raised! You better come hungry as we are going all out on the grub as we will be slow cooking some serious BBQ; beef brisket, whole chickens and pulled pork along with all the fixings! While you are here be sure to check out our new line of ELITFTS Strength Equipment, the new RTF Gear and our awesome vendors including Revolution Nutrition and Purus Labs!

This is great time to come check out the only RESULTS BASED GYM in Erie Pennsylvania! Support a great cause, get in a great meal and get on your way to achieving the best body of your life.

JUNE 4th 8PM – 12 Midnight  https://www.facebook.com/events/482179838639149/

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Shine On Entertainment brings in the summer vibes with a loaded lineup of emerging hip hop artists from across the state with the Shine On Showcase, an event designed to let each performer have an opportunity to perform for Industry Judges for prize packs and the ability to network with other artists and fans alike.  Also joining the festivities, Pittsburgh’s own Team Epic, RARE Nation and The Company Only as they come together to kick off their Epic Nation Only Tour in Erie Pennsylvania. Do not miss out as this will be a night to remember,  get your ticket NOW!

Special Guest Performances By: GPisGoingPlaces & NATASK

Showcase Details:

– 12 Acts

– 10 Minute Sets Per Performer

– Order Drawn At Random

– Judged By Music Industry Guests

– Best Performer Takes Home Prize Pack

 

JUNE 25th  https://www.facebook.com/events/557283784445518/

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Pittsburgh’s most beloved Prom is back

Last year’s Galactic Do-over was a huge success and this year will be no different!

Prom Do-Over 2016;

10,000 Leagues under the City,

Presented by:

Get Nasty and Crown Royal

This year’s Do-over prom will take us under the sea where mystery hides behind every un  turned rock.

Mermaids and Jelly Fish will help guide you through three levels of the darkest parts of the ocean!

Be careful not to disturb any sea creatures and keep your eyes open for sharks around every corner!

The Team has been hard at work in the planning Pitt. The ideas have been flying and we’ve come up with some great plans for this year’s theme!

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

https://www.showclix.com/event/Prom2016

One dollar from every ticket sold will go to :

Healcrest Urban Farm

 

KING and QUEEN contest link!

http://woobox.com/hqxcza

 

Submit your Name and get those votes contest sponsored by Pittsburgh Normll, Head Of The Glass, and Crown Royal

Crown Royal Menu and Drink Specials feature all night long!!!

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Beauty Slap

http://thebeautyslap.com/

Beauty Slap describe themselves as Future-Brass-Thunder Funk and I couldn’t argue a word of that if I tried.

They’ve been selling out shows all over Pittsburgh for the last year including a special event with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra!

 

Walkingstick (Oakland,Ca)

Jungle Sky/Hip Step/TXP/Jungle Riddim

Social media: djwalkingstick.com IG: @walkingstick_79 & @graffrenzy Snapchat: Walkingstick79

http://www.djwalkingstick.com/

Ragga Jungle Dj and Producer. Internationally known and locally Grown!!!!

Pittsburgh’s OG Junglist is coming home for a special one night only performance!

 

Nect3r (Pheonix,AZ) Soundwaveradio.net

House – Jackin House – Electro House

Tune in sundays at 4pm to hear the best in house music mixed by Nect3rwww.soundcloud.com/nect3r

http://www.facebook.com/Nect3r

 

Local Support from:

 

RSK (All the BASS)

Doverspike (Dub/Riddim/Bass)

Robbie Rockso (Trap/Future/Bass)

Natask (Dub/Riddim/Hip Hop/Bass)

Lush b2b Rizzo (Hard/Trap/Style)

Status Jackers (DRUM AND BASS)

The Godfathers 5 man tag set

(House/Disco/Funk/Soul)

(Strobe, Ez Lou, Terry Kicks, Scuzzi, Bob Teagarden)

Speaker Spankers Crew

Miss J ( Drum and Bass)

Phunkphonic ( Breaks)

Brian Beat (Drum and Bass)

Syneater (Garage/2step)

Disco Dan (Tech House/House)

Mr Stitch (House/Tribal/Tech)

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Mr. Yukk b2b Tiko (Dubstep/riddim/jump up)

Holly Hood (Hip Hop)

Lexa Terrestrial (Hip Hop/Pop)

Chris Allen (Hip Hop)

Fortified Phonetx (Hip Hop)

Lazy JP (Hip Hop)

Barz Blackman (Hip Hop)

Corey Eaux (Hip Hop)

Grimey Click (Hip Hop)

Mac Cartel (Hip Hop)

Ally K (Acoustic)

Dj Joey Ruckus (Turntablist)

Special Guest Host ***Thelonious Stretch***

Sunday School, MC and DJ Battle CONTEST WINNERS

MC Freddo Filial (Hip Hop)

DJ N00neimp0rtant (Drum and Bass)

 

JULY 9th  https://www.facebook.com/events/1012631978775420/
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Presented by G.O.D Productions and Dirty Ramen

Ahoy There! Avast Ye, Matey! Do ye have a pirate’s taste for BASS and BOOTY? Are ye ready for the return of the LOUDEST and LARGEST Sound System treasure can buy? Have ye been searching the Seven Seas for the Legendary Pirate Vessel ,“SHIPWRECKED”?

Search no further!

WHITE SAILS ON THE HORIZON!

 

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—-14 – Hour Event

—–Indoor and Outdoor Stages

—–Over 25 Acts

—– 5 Headliners

Featuring

<<<<BARELY ALIVE>>>>>Both Members! [Mssachusetts] (Dubstep/Filth) {DISCIPLE}

Firepower Records, Never Say Die

facebook.com/barelyalivemusic

soundcloud.com/barelyalive

http://barelyalivemusic.com/

<<<<DACK JANIELS>>>>

Los Angeles, CA (Bass/Dubstep)

{40OZ CULT} {Rottun Records}

http://dackjaniels.us/

<<<<SLUGGO>>>>

Phoenix, AZ (Dubstep/Krunk)

{ULTRA GORE} {DIMMAK}

Slugstep.com

<<<<SCRVP>>>> Boston, MA (Bass/Trap)

{EXPLOSIVE AM}

<<<<SOULWAVER>>>>

Alabama (Trap/Twerk)

{1200 Hustle}

 

WITH LOCAL SUPPORT BY

(In Alphabetical Order)

Akuma

Andre Schrock

Black Daddy

Calladore

ChaoticStyle

Cypher

DJ Hattrix

Haji

Kilo

K-Ped

Mighty Mike Saga

n00neimp0rtant

NatasK

Potpocket

RSK

Slim Stanky

The Assassins

Tika

Tik0 Vs Dicey Vs Mr Yukk

The Kosmonauts

Wes Mantooth

 

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Event Features:

WALL of SOUND

The lost vessel “SHIPWRECKED” is being returned to use from the watery depths! Davey Jones himself has answered our call! Join us in celebrating a full comeback of the WALL OF SOUND Turbo Audio Sound System! Get ready for a Sound Experience like NO Other!

Louder, Bigger, Most Bad ASS!

**Ear Protection Will Be Available For Purchase at”The Galley”**

PIG ROAST

Drop Anchor! Grab your fork! Pull up a chair! Upon SHIPWRECKED’s glorious return to the mainland, we were blessed with its bounty from the tropics! FRESH Whole Pigs, born and raised on the isles, will be roasted outside ALL DAY in a variety of BBQ styles! Bring your extra dablooms!

**Vegetarian Options WILL Be Available for all ye Veggie Pirates! **

PIRATE VOLLEYBALL

Fire in the hole! When SHIPWRECKED landed, the wake dug up 2 Sand Volleyball Courts! Competitions will be held starting at 4PM, Free Play until then. Bring Your A-Game!

More Details TBA

“SHIPWRECKED” PIRATE SHIP STAGE

Our Master Shipbuilders have outfitted SHIPWRECKED with the finest new outfitting’s ever seen on such a stage! This year, we present a LARGER Stage fitted with integrated Laser and Lighting Systems; A project brought together by multiple companies working hand-in-hand to present a stage unlike any seen before! Be on the lookout for the 20-LB Laser Cannons!

DJ MIX COMPETITION

ATTENTOIN ALL YE ASPIRING DJ SWASHBUCKLERS!

Anyone can enter! 2 Winning DJs will be selected!

Winners Receive:

1-Hour Timeslot on SHIPWRECKED 2 WALL of Sound

V.I.P Package

More Details TBA

SHUTTLE BUS

A Pirate Shuttle will be picking people up in DOWNTOWN Pittsburgh for a round trip voyage! Shuttle Pass will be available ONLINE ONLY in May. More Info Coming!

TICKETING INFORMATION

17+ for General Admission

21+ for V.I.P Package

17+ GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS

—Early Bird G/A Tickets: $15

(SOLD OUT)

—Tier 2 G/A Tickets: $20

—Tier 3 Door Price: $30

 

Great Lakes Sports Festival and more

Since the early days of Michelangelo, there have been dynamic parallels between art and the human form. The time and study of both can lead you into fascinating places with hard work, proper technique and the ability to believe in what can happen when the mind and the body connect.

This weekend, Erie is lucky enough to have an event showcasing the ultimate collaboration. Saturday, August 29th and Sunday the 30th the Great Lakes Sports Festival takes place at the Erie Bayfront Convention Center, and will present some of the finest athletes from a variety of disciplines right alongside some of Erie’s most hard working and talented Artists. Hosted by Jack Sullivan (NPC National Heavyweight) Owner of Erie’s REAL TRAINING & FITNESS and Gary Udit (NPC Regional Chairman) of Pittsburgh PA, the Great Lakes Sports Festival will highlight some of the greatest athletes from around the region. This unique festival not only champions athletes and people passionate about health and fitness, it appeals to the whole family (kids under 12 get free admission!) and offers an assortment of activities, vendors and events packed into this two-day Festival in Erie, PA.

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The Great Lakes Sports Festival will offer something for everyone, and took a lot of love and hard work to put together! Live events happening at the Festival cover everything from Body Building, CrossFit, Arm Wrestling, Power Lifting and more. The kids can get in on the action with football and soccer clinics, or a walk for charity.

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Visit www.realtrainingandfitness.com/festival/ to get details and links on how to get your tickets online (erieevents.com) or in town at the Erie Insurance Arena, view the schedule of events, hotel info, and everything REAL TRAINING & FITNESS. (Or pick up a flyer at REAL TRAINING or your local GNC)

>>SportsBlitz Video covering the Arm Wrestling Event and the Sports Fest

>>Facebook Event Page

11892215_838551069574650_649559661638587537_nNot only can you see a whole lot of sporting events, you can get a new tattoo and take your shot at a chance to win a $300 gift card to Erie’s own Mid-Town Tattoo.

11193377_10204252633816057_3527096120850542769_nLast year’s Great Lakes Novice Winner Brandy Artz is not only an NPC Figure Competitor, but an exquisite Artist at Mid-Town Tattoo. This year she isn’t competing in the Great Lakes (t-minus 3 months ‘til Kentucky Muscle!) and instead is doing something extra special to mark six years of tattooing… AT the Great Lakes Sports Festival! Brandy will be tattooing at the Festival and hosting her own contest to win a gift card and custom-designed tattoo.

****BRANDY’S RULES****

  1. Follow her on Instagram OR share her post about the contest from her Facebook/Twitter OR post a photo of you and her/her work linking to her page
  2. Must enter AT the Great Lakes Sports Festival– she’s bringing her trophy which will hold your entry with your name and number
  3. The winner is drawn at random! Lucky guy/girl’s design must be CUSTOM and if it does not amount to $300 the gift certificate cannot be split up/sold

iegearLocal retail clothing company IRON EMPIRE CLOTHING will be at the Great Lakes Sports Festival all weekend selling lots of exclusive awesome merchandise.

Iron Empire Clothing is for the tough minded, the strong willed, and relentless souls who are determined to live life on their own terms and create their empire at all costs. This is a universal brand for anyone and everyone. If you’re an athlete, musician, artist, model, or just an average hard working person striving to be the best you, this is for you. Whether you’re black, white, rich, poor, old or young, this is for you. Iron Empire Clothing isn’t just a brand; it’s a way of life.”

Support for Iron Empire has been growing in the area and around the country. What started as a small local clothing line by passionate husband and wife RJ and Jamie Messenger, being determined to help others, put out a great product and leave their mark, has spawned into something much greater. The brand represents positivity, boldness, kindness, and pursuit to “live life on your own terms.” With unique designs, a huge array of products, a whole lot of local love, and a group of people with a common goal, Iron Empire Clothing is a brand many can stand behind. Catch their booth all weekend at the Great Lakes Sports Festival. Say hi to RJ and Jamie and pick up your own IE gear! They’ll have shirts, hoodies, women’s apparel, sunglasses, bags, and workout attire.

>>>WEBSITE

>>>INSTAGRAM

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WHAT A WEEKEND, right? If you are in Erie and/or anywhere near (or far!) do not miss this special event. The Great Lakes Sports Festival only happens once a year, and this year’s is going to be like no other. Good luck to everyone who is part of this amazing Festival, and we’ll see you there!

-8BC

 

P.S.

THANKS AGAIN TO

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“Global Sounds” Live on 3 Decks! NatasK

Techno- “Global Sounds” is Mixed on Three Decks, by NatasK. Focusing on a variety of Techno Vibes… with everything from Tech Funk to Hard Industrial, this mix takes you into a headstrong adventure of sound. With 15 years behind the decks, and Charting mixes and Tunes worldwide, NatasK once again delivers.

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Monday Mix- Inspirations of Techno by NatasK

Inspirations of Techno is another up close look at one of the worlds largest and most celebrated Genres, which has helped shape and form many other styles, and had changed and morphed with time to create many sub genres of itself. With most Electronic music sometimes just being refereed as Techno Music, This mix is here to help separate and Define the Upfront look and sounds of this Beloved style. Mixed by NatasK, please enjoy and as always feel free to share.

Full Length Album www.natask.bandcamp.com
and for more info, bookings and Digital content www.814basscrew.com

http://www.mixcloud.com/NATASK/inspirations-of-techno-natask-8bc-recordings/

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Mixtape Monday: Inspirations of Drum and BASS by NatasK

MIXTAPE MONDAY with NatasK

Inspirations of Drum and Bass, is a exclusive look at the current state of Drum and Bass, with a variety of Jungle sounds and variations to span this ever changing and evolving form of Bass Heavy electronic Music. Inspirations of Drum and Bass, is a sonic landscape, mixed and blended to take you on a journey through sound. With heavy hitters from the likes of Brookes Brothers, Prolix, Gridlock and many more….. This DJ MIx is certain to Jump up the mood and get your day moving. Please enjoy.

For Full Length Album check out www.natask.bandcamp.com
more mixes, videos and more www.814basscrew.com

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New House Mix, Videos and More… NatasK

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NEW Video- The Stringer : NatasK…. The LOFI Throwback.

Featured on The FULL Length ALBUM….. ” I Keep It Moving”  by NatasK.    Shot with an I phone 5 and an Free App, This video uses modern technology to bring a unique look into a DJ’s mind…. all while capturing that Lofi Element once popularized in Grunge music circa the Early 90s.   The Stringer is a Melodic 140 Bass tune, with Punching Drums, and Deep Bass.    Please have a  view, and enjoy.

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Album Available :  https://natask.bandcamp.com/album/i-keep-it-moving

 

NatasK Album Release October 15th

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Photo: Amanda Woiner)  Lake City Fresh with NatasK in the studio.

Artist: NatasK
Record Label: 8BC Recording
Releasing: Wednesday October 15th 2014
Hosting Digital Release: http://www.814basscrew.com
Album: I Keep It Moving… #IKIM

The debut album “ I keep It Moving” from NatasK (814 Bass Crew) is an emotional plunge into the deep world of Electronic Music with influences from a wide variety, all expressed through Broken Beats, Bass, and Melodies that both drive a dance floor, as well as appeal to the every day listener. With deep roots in the DJ culture, spanning the last 16 years, as well as being the founding member of the 814 Bass Crew, this is one of the first looks at this up and coming producers personal take on the music that has been a big part of his life and Electronic music as a whole all while trying to create new paths and sounds to broaden the previously type casted molds of individual genres. With a range of Tempos and Speeds NatasK combines the sounds of Dubstep, Techno, Drum and Bass, Hip Hop, Trap and UK Garage to grab the listener’s attention, and feel the mood and dynamic of each track. “I keep it Moving”, features the vocals of Lake City Fresh, and Mack Boyer of Hollah House as well as Production features from Ghost Alive also of the 814 Bass Crew. The 1st official single from the Album “Lose it All” is a Carnival style Dubstep song, featuring the powerful and inspirational Lyrics and Vocals from Lake City Fresh, and explains the metaphoric rise and come up of becoming a Man in a world seemingly hopeless at times, all in time with the choice broken breaks and Pulsing Baselines. After World wide Charting Success earlier in 2014 with EP single “Manowar” feat Akuma, NatasK is ready to deliver the driving energy that is his Live performances, and His production skills to the world stage.