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/

 

 

Broccoli Samurai + Shwizz Bring the Jamtronica to the 814

Back to Erie PA….. The JAMTRONICA SUPERSTARS Broccoli Samurai  will be at the Kings Rook Saturday night for another massive performance to take you to another level.  These guys throw a party every time they play the downstairs stage, with its personal feel and thundering sound system….. Then!!!  Speaking of parties, we’ll have an AFTER PARTY UPSTAIRS w/ NatasK spinning(DJ Set) an Exclusive Funky House Set surely to Keep you sweating it out until they close us down.  Don’t forget about ShwizZ, these PROG-ROCK MONSTERS will be kicking the night off! DON’T MISS IT!

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Since forming in the Rustbelt of Cleveland, OH in 2010, Broccoli Samurai has been taking the club and festival scene by storm. The band’s synth-laden, drum and bass influenced, progressive electronica has been thrilling audiences throughout the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast markets, winning them a massive and fiercely loyal fanbase. Eager fans pack dance floors and late-night festival sets with smiles across their faces, waiting to get lost in the band’s ambient soundscapes, anticipating every bass drop that will force them to move with reckless abandon. Broccoli Samurai’s line-up includes founding member Ryan “Bruce” Hodson on keys and synth, Cameron Bickley on drums and percussion, accomplished bassist Zach Wolfe anchors the rhythm section, while guitarist Michael Vincent weaves in and out, exploring new sonic territory.

The band has played countless festivals such as Peach Music Festival, Electric Forest, Catskill Chill Music Festival, Aura Music and Art Festival, The Werk Out, BIG What?!, Domefest, Paradise Music and Art Festival, Rootwire, The Mad Tea Party Jam, The Ville, SummerDance, Disc Jam, Night Lights Fall Music Festival, The Gathering At Chaffee’s, Utica Music and Art Festival, and Hyperion Fest. Broccoli Samurai has directly supported and toured with many known bands including Dopapod, Papadosio, Lotus, Conspirator, The Werks, Ozric Tentacles, BoomBOX, Big Gigantic, Rusted Root, O.A.R., Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Aqueous, and BIG Something. Broccoli Samurai’s extensive tour schedule has them playing high profile venues and major cities regularly, and the band will be increasing the number of performances and expanding their reach into the West Coast and Southern markets. This band is making big moves and the time to take notice is now.

 

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>>>>>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! VALID I.D. REQUIRED FOR ENTRY! PARKING ON STREET, BEHIND WEBER ELECTRIC & ACROSS STREET IN EmergyCare LOT! DO NOT BLOCK GARAGE DOORS OR AMBULANCE EXITS!

 

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/

 

 

NatasK and Matisflex LIVE from Shipwrecked 2

July 9th 2016 LIVE on 4 Decks …. NatasK and Matisflex

Enjoy this Hour long Drum and Bass Live set which was played for Shipwreck 2, in New Castle PA from 8-9 PM on the Pirate Graveyard Stage.

Catch NatasK and Matisflex Friday’s on 90.5 FM with The Electric Circuit 9-12Midnight and also with Tune in Radio, just search WERG

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NatasK- Live 6-25-2016

 

This Live set was recorded 6-25-2016 at The James Street GastroPub in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, for 20,000 Leagues Under the City ….PROM, Hosted by Get Nasty. Enjoy this 57 minute Drum and Bass formation and share in the experience and vibes of the night.

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Drum and Bass to Start your week

 

Amplified Space Vol 21 rolls out some choice breaks and bass lines as this week we feature brand new Tune “Sun Breaker” by Western Pennsylvania’s TKinz holding it down for the Steel City here in the USA. Enjoy as this mix takes you through some of the dopest Drum and Bass from around the world.

 

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Rumble With Style

Tonight the energy of NL is about to be released to the public once again for another edition of the AVE series, AVE II, presented by Avenue Collective. https://www.facebook.com/events/1040106629361960/permalink/1068811446491478/   Expect an artistic juxtaposition of street culture and fashion as NL highlights the aspects of Hip Hop their way, with their brand of clothing REDS 11 as well as through their Hip Hop crew and the Atmosphere they bring to the stage and venue.  The Event is being held in Erie Pennsylvania at The Basement Transmissions. With several local Erie artists opening the night, expect positive high energy along with some spitfire MCs.  Show starts at 7PM and is an all ages event.

Check Out the NL  Set List below:

http://m.audiomack.com/album/nl-2/nl-ave-ii-setlist

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Setting the Mood for your Summer

Just as summer is starting to open up and provide the warmth and relief, seasonal tours and shows have been announcing line ups and acts all across the nation.  With the current state of Techno as well as Drum and Bass reaching all new heights of popularity and production value all while doubling down with their fierce reputations for keeping the avaunt guard , both genres  have been showcasing a whole new crop of music that is ready to slam sound systems all around the globe.   Amplified Space, a weekly mixcast hosted by NatasK takes a up close look at both these titans of Electronic music in this weeks double installment with both Vol. 18 “The SOUNDS of SUMMER”  taking you on a textured adventure of Tech, Techno and Tech House vibes while Vol. 19 “P.J.U.T.G.B.D” is an Explosive exposure to the underworld of Drum and Bass.  Featured below are the links to both of these exclusive mixes, please enjoy as the soundtrack to your summer nights begins here.

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What do you do when you see a Shooting star?

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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 in the Shine On Showcase. Also joining the festivities, Pittsburgh’s own Team Epic, RARE Nation and The Company Only come together to kick off their Epic Nation Only Tour right here in Erie, with feature performances from NATASK and GPisGoingPlaces.   Catch this unique event as Up and coming MC’s will be showcasing their talent for some of the Industries finest Judges for a combination of Prize packs.   One of the Erie MC’s currently making some head way in the regional Hip Hop scene that you will want to keep an eye and ear open for is William Weyes. 

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Tickets are now available:

Saturday June 4th  8-12 Midnight

 

A Sweeth Tooth gets us all.

https://www.mixcloud.com/NATASK/sweeth-tooth-amplified-space-vol-17-a-bass-music-mix-session/ This weeks Amplified space (Vol 17) is a intellectual spectrum of Bass Music with influences ranging from Hip Hop, Trap, Jungle, Dubstep and more… With choice Breaks, insane drums and deep deep Bass Grooves…. “Sweet Tooth” is certain to satisfy. The 17th installment of Amplified Space takes a further look into the ever changing sounds and dynamics of Electronic music, how it is produced and ultimately used in a DJ set for the listeners pleasure.
1.Fools
bySheild
2.March of Giants
bySheild and Submarine
3.The Nomad
byNoisia & Mono_Poly
4.Sea Monster
byARKTKT
5.Sesame Street
byDeft x Tehbis x Touchy Subject
6.Grab The Cookie
byPosij
7.For Sudden
byDeft
8.Valhalla
byRL Grime
9.Possession
byNoisia & Ivy Lab

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