When Fresh Gets Dirty. “Never Lose”

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We are getting your week started off right! Here at the BASS BLOG, we are excited for the up coming release “I keep It Moving” by NatasK, his first full length album release.   As NatasK has been digging deep into the realm of Bass, Broken Beats and a variety of tempos and Speeds, NatasK has started to find an added level in his production adding some dynamic collaborations with some amazing vocalists. One of these vocalists being LAKE CITY FRESH.  a native of Erie Pennsylvania.  Their Featured Track “Never Lose”  will surly get your attention.  With choice drums, Punchy bass, and a driving rhythm and melody that LAKE CITY FRESH is really able to articulate upon.

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Inspired by the RnB greats like Luther Vandross, Lenny Cooke, Al B Sure, R. Kelly, Jagged Edge, Tank, and Michael Jackson,  it was apparent that Lake City Fresh was destined to write music from an early age with over 250 songs written by the young age of 13.  With the Name Lake City Fresh,  a nickname given to him by his brother for his desire to always be clean, we finally have an up close look into this vocalists come up.   After graduating from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP)   Lake city Fresh found himself back in his home town of Erie PA, and after some hard work and exploration of sounds he released his first mixtape… “The Enlightenment”  to then be followed by now classics “More than Music” , “BayBreeze Music” and the most current Project “Presque Isle Boii.”   With a spark of a musical revolution and the forging of a new sound Fresh has been exploring multiple styles and genres, ultimately entering him into the Bass music spectrum with this Collaboration “Never Lose” with NatasK of the 814 Bass Crew, also an Erie Native.

PromoPIC1WIth the sucess of his mix tapes, Lake CityFresh Has been Artist of the Year in the Rock Erie Awards  of 2012 and 2013.  Lake City Fresh has dropped tracks with PA heavy weight BOAZ, as well as finding himself on Yo Gotti’s “Hard”.  Featured also by the likes of Un Kasa,  LCF recently opened for RnB greats H-Town.  From the west coast to the East Lake City Fresh has started to work with some of the top artists in the industry all while finding his own creative ways to excel his passion in singing.   Be on the Look out for more work from NatasK and Lake City Fresh on  NatasK’s up coming full length Album…. “I keep it Moving.”

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Follow  NatasK and Lake CIty Fresh on Twitter :   @natask814   @lakecityfresh

GREENLEAF 2 with NATASK

Enjoy this FREE DOWNLOAD from NatasK,   The GreenLeaf 2

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Produced, arranged By NATASK and hand mixed with 2 Technics SL-1200 and a Pioneer 400 using Serato SL1.
This is some of the Beats, tracks, and Previews of the material to be released OCTOBER 15th on full length ” I keep it Moving” by NATASK being released Independently on www.814basscrew.com aka “The BASS Blog”
NatasK’s first full length of Original Productions also features some collaboration with Ghost ALive, Mack Boyer, and Lake City Fresh, to provide a journey through Bass, Feeling, and Movement. ENJOY this FREE DOWNLOAD.

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Get Your Day Started Right!!! Reid Speed & Annalyze – Lez Twerk 2

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Reid Speed & Annalyze – Lez Twerk 2

Hosted by Nikal Fieldz

Part One: Reid Speed

1. Ludacris x Killagraham – Move Ice Cream Bitch (TWRK edit)
2. Caked Up – Zigga Zig
3. Eliminate – Bounce
4. Keys & Krates & Grandtheft – Keep it 100 (Swagglerock Bootleg)
5. Tyga – Make It Nasty (Party Favor Bootleg)
6. Drake – 0 to 100 (TWRK’s Hardfest Edit)
7. Gent & Jawns – Fireball
8. Kurk Kokane & Notixx – Shorty
9. Ana Tijoux – 1977 – Frank Royal Remix
10. Jason Derulo & Snoop Dogg – Wiggle (TWRK Remix)
11. Cee Lo – Fuck Me I’m Famous (Gladiator Remix)
12. XRS, DJ Marky & Stamina MC – LK
13. Jumodaddy – Pale Horse
* J. Rabbit – Lizard Lounge
14. Dan Farber – 99 Problems
15. Big Chocolate – One B
17. Elliphant feat. Skrillex – Only Getting Younger (Milo & Otis Remix)

Part Two: Annalyze
Champagne intro
1. DJ Sub Zero – Stickem
2. Consenza – Wiggle ur butt
3. Mace – Bombah
4. Ruen & Mister Gray – Ripper
5. Scrvp x Johnny Good – Lose it
6. Babysteps – Raunchy
7. Hot Damage feat Jason Perez – Twerk your Enthusiasm 
8. Enrique Inglesias feat Sean Paul – Bailando (Kassiano twerk remix)
9. Major Lazer – Come to me (Dj Valid Remix)
10. Club Action – Twine bootleg
11. Meaux Green & Tropkillaz – Pump up the Volume
12. Dmac Feat Sage the Gemini –  Panoramic (kid Kobra remix)
13. Low Pros – Work that muscle
14. T.I. Feat Iggy Azalea – No Mediocre ( Hipshaker & Ken Roll)
15. Dirty Audio & Mr Collipark – Reverse
16. Saint & G- Buck – Gijibae
17. Choppa Dunks – Piter
18. Jeremih feat YG – Don’t Tell Em (DaaHYPE twerk remix)

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UPcoming BOOM! Get your Fix…

The 814 BASS CREW has some exciting shows coming here in the Month of MARCH.   First on the 6th of March….. The ELECTRONIC SHOWCASE with NATASK featuring AKUMA, (OH)  Celebrating the release on his full length Album on Plasma Pool Records. Look out for a slamming Night of Big Eneregy with choice sounds ranging from Hous eand Electro, to Dubstep and Jungle.  also with  With Resident…. NATASK .

https://www.facebook.com/events/687736001249065/?ref=22

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Then March 7th   For the HIP HOP HEADS!!!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/668880879822026/

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New Years Eve, Erie PA….BOOM!

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New Years Eve in Erie PA  @ ERIE ART MUSEUM,  hosted by The ERIE READER and sponsored by Goose Island Brewery.   With   Cats A BearFalling Hollywood, and NATASK of the 814 Bass Crew.

 

Keys N Krates Winter Tour…. Pittsburgh!

Take a look at some of the moments captured by Spinr Magazing. https://www.facebook.com/spinrofficial of The KEYS n KRATES Winter Tour stop in Pittsburgh PA.   With Regional Support from Jax, NatasK and RSK , as well as Clicks N Whistles….. The Night had the pace set For Keys N Krates to Step up and Just knock it out of the Park….. which is exactly what they did and then some!  With Heavy Drum Breaks, Funked out synths and some of the nastiest Cutting and Sampling the vibes were on high!  Check these amazing photos.

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Jon Quest, Exclusive Interview.

With the End of 2013 closing, we wanted to make sure and Highlight some of the absolute Heat on the calendar even though its starting to get really cold outside!  BASSBLOG sent field reporter  Jason “Iggy” Imig out to retrieve some more upclose looks at MC’s in the Regional Hip Hop scene.  With A huge show coming up Dec 19th at The Crooked I   Erie PA put on by 2189 and BENCHERS UNION, and a brand New Mixtape about to set it off, we wanted to find out what exactly makes Pittsburgh MC, Jon Quest tick. BOOM!

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Most MC’s these days are one dimensional…they find their niche and stay there. The story weaver, the battler, the metaphorical cat but few and far between do you find one who encompasses all these in one physical form. Jon Quest is one of those dudes. Having come up through the historic Shadow Lounge era of Pittsburgh hip hop, Jon earned his chops getting involved in their Rhyme Cal series of events. As one half of the Varsity Squad duo, with his homey Beedie, Jon has been able to branch out of the 412 area and start to build a solid fan base of his own.

Currently Jon is working on his third mixtape in his Seasons series, appropriately titled Season 3. Make sure to catch Mr.Quest when he comes to the Crooked I December 19th with Copywrite, Mic Excel& Short Moscato, and Erie’s own Ill Noyz!

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  Photo: Dan Mason. Currently Jon is working on his third mixtape in his Seasons series, appropriately titled Season 3. Make sure to catch Mr.Quest when he comes to the Crooked I December 19th with Copywrite, Mic Excel& Short Moscato, and Erie’s own Ill Noyz!

You are in the beginning stages of working on Season 3 of your series of mixtape. Are there any producers or MCs you are reaching out to that haven’t been on your past releases?

 I wish I could answer this right now but as you stated yourself, I’m in the beginning stages of working on it so it can really go in any direction. I will tell you that I will bring back some of the crew that I did work with as far as producers and I’m going to try to reach out to some new artists for features and producer work! It’s still up in the air right now. I have some new jams on deck that aren’t 100% finished or just haven’t been the right time to release it yet.  It might even be a whole new JQ…just never know. Stay tuned! There are going to be surprises i can promise you that!
You have been coming up to Erie pretty steadily since Varsity Squad came up to 2189. How have you seen it change since then and what is it that makes you excited to play here?

Before I came up to Erie, I always thought to myself “man I would never go Erie…what’s even up there?” but now Erie is like my 2nd home. The energy and love that I receive as a solo artist, or group, is incredible.  It’s not always like that here in Pittsburgh, I’ll be honest. Erie is a special event every time if its 100 or 10 people in the crowd for the show
You were/are apart of the whole RhymeCal events. Do you feel that has had an impact on your MCing and if you could explain to people reading this how rhyme cal differs from your typical rap battle ..

Rhyme cal has definitely helped shape how I rhyme. It forces you to use your imagination and get out of the box which is what I like to do anyway so rhyme cal was just that advanced course to the school of emceeing for me. For the people reading this – RhymeCal is a freestyle competition with several categories. Although you will have battling one on one at some point in the game but you’ll also run into crowd topics, or may even have to battle a fictional character in 45 seconds to an instrumental. Best emcee gets the grand prize.

What other music do you dig besides hip hop? Who have you been listening too lately?

I try to listen to everything brother – If you live in a box you’ll produce that box type music. Lately I’ve been listening to a lot of TDE, Infected Mushroom, 90s hip hop golden era just to get my mind right to create Season 3 the way I want to create it.  It’s really all over the place when it comes to listening to music.
You def have an affinity for video games…favorite system and what games have you been spending time on?

 I’m Sony all day! I recently started playing “The Last of Us” again. I beat it in 3 days…tweak mode haha. I should’ve taken my time so that’s why I’m giving it a second spin. I copped the PS4 but Call of Duty Ghosts is the only game I have for it and just like any other COD game…it gets old quick.
Congratulations on your newest addition to your fam. I know you take being a father very seriously. How does being a dad/husband impact you doing your thing musically?

The thing about being a family man and doing other things that can consume your time is all about finding the balance. It’s hard to do but somehow I manage. Every once in awhile I will let life consume me and put music on the back burner and end up getting writers block for however long it may be BUT at the end of the day family is more important than music. Music is just a stress reliever for me and something that I love. When that day comes that I can take care of my family from doing music as a career well then…my story will change but for now it is what it is.

By: Iggy 

Check this New one from Jon Quest.

Also!!!! Get his first mixtape release here.

http://www.datpiff.com/Jon-Quest-The-Real-Adventures-of-Jonny-Quest-The-Mixtape.132049.html

KEYS N KRATES…BIG THINGS!! From BASS NATION.

Over the last couple of years, STEEZ PROMO and BASS NATION have provided some of the most up front, cutting edge Bass Music Events…. and have helped to put the fans in a more up close and personal perspective of some of their favorite artists.  December 20th PITTSBURGH PA will get a hefty dose of choice Broken Beats, and Bass.

BASS NATION PITTSBURGH :   Keys N Krates   Winter Tour 2013

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Keys N Krates formed in 2008 out of a desire to do something different. They wanted to take the remix/electronic sound out of the studio and onto the stage, creating a new live electronica experience. The Toronto-based trio – comprised of the high-energy Adam Tune on drums, synth-master David Matisse on keys, and internationally award-winning Jr. Flo on turntables – began by locking themselves in a rehearsal room for six months to create and finesse their unique sound and identity. The result? A blend of hip-hop, electronica, and jam that truly shows off the artistry of the live remix. Keys N Krates collage raw samples and twist them with live instrumentation, creating a unique party sound. With two live off-the-floor mixtapes and a slew of official remixes under their belt, the outfit is set to release their next EP “So-Lo” on Dim Mak Records in 2013. Over the last year, KNK toured with and played alongside artists including; Pretty Lights, Lotus, Skrillex, Girl Talk, Kid Cudi, Metric, Timbaland, Zed’s Dead and more. In 2012 the band continued to make an impact on the festival scene, playing major shows at Wakarusa, Ultra Music Festival, Movement Festival, Osheaga and Sonar in Barcelona. The band also produced several hype machine chart topping remixes for Bassnectar, Adventure Club, Zeds Dead and Nelly Furtado. To really grasp what Tune, Matisse, and Jr. Flo bring to the stage, you have to see it up close. Their shows are filled with high-energy sets that are made to be witnessed live. The guys continue to craft and grow their sound and style, exposing audiences worldwide to the Keys N Krates experience.

http://www.dimmak.com/artist/keys-n-krates/

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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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“Fruits of our Labor” PROFOUND PRODUCE CD release!!!

TONIGHT!!!! LIVE   Erie PA @ The Crooked I  1013 State Street.   Starting at 9pm……

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Hosted by Natask of the 814 BASS CREW!!!! Dropping that OG Bass, Trap, DUb Hip Hop flavor!! 

Blue Soul: MUSIC, WORDS, & ART – With Blue Soul, Dan Head brings together a community of artists to showcase their talents in this flowing project of performers, entertainers, musicians, lyricists, poets, and visual artists. For this show, A collaboration of smooth musicians such as Dan Head, LaMorvielle Campbell, andChris Head will be accompanied by some of Eries illest MC’s: Jonny EvansTony FacchianoProfound ProduceCharles Brown.

HoneyBee: The prolific singer that has been rocking stages in Erie with us since the jump will be breaking it down.

Dj Salt: The mastermind behind Hot Mess Productions be constructing live beats on the spot and off the top.

There will be copies of “Fruits of our Labor” and Profound Produce t-shirts on deck. The first 200 people in the door will receive free gift! Underground Hype and The Box truly appreciates everyone who has supported our efforts and this album truly represents what we have become.

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