Binkbeats, Olox, DJ Dragonfly, Smoked Out Soul, Zebuel

Holographic Supernova + Smoked Out Soul + Pyramind Presents

Binkbeats

Olox

DJ Dragonfly

Smoked Out Soul

Zebuel

Thu Nov 08, 2018

7:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am)

$10.00 - $25.00

This event is 21 and over

Binkbeats
Binkbeats
Frank Wienk spent a good chunk of his lifetime studying the relationship between object and sound. Predominantly, his well-honed and peerless prowess of virtually any type of drum or percussion instrument served the artistic vision of others. As Binkbeats, Wienk snowballs his wide-eyed relationship to sound into a fully-formed, highly personal brainchild.

Binkbeats previously made his mark with the Beats Unraveled series, which found him translating such paragons as Flying Lotus, Aphex Twin and J. Dilla to acoustic, tangible realms. And impressively enough, Beats Unraveled achieved this feat without sacrificing the amorphous nature of the respective original works. Utilizing a vast collection of instruments – ranging from vibraphone, guzheng (Chinese harp) and yes, even typewriters – Wienk rapidly gained an impromptu following. To him however, Beats Unraveled marked an exploratory phase of how to recreate certain sounds with his own instruments and gear.

Now composing his original material, Wienk began stretching his sonic purview beyond just his vast array of percussion, and completely disregarding any parameters. As a matter of fact, the first creative spark arose by bringing harmonics and voice into the mix. As a result, Binkbeats has become Wienk's beautiful limbo where his influences bleed into each other freely, intuitively and fearlessly.

Cavernous, four-to-the-floor club sprawlers, widescreen pop euphoria and brooding drone workouts all orbit Binkbeats' all-embracing vision. The common thread of it all: to spawn something surreal out of the earthly. On stage, Wienk naturally surrounds himself with a dazzling amount of toys, instruments and gear: a physical performance that ranges from daredevil to introspective, exploring a nexus of possibilities.

Binkbeats, with its confluence of aural whims, is – remarkably so – the work of one individual.
DJ Dragonfly
With two decades of experience and almost 800 appearances to his name, his
one-of-a-kind mixes blend cutting-edge
productions, nasty and listless funky bass, deep rhythms and an undercurrent
of live percussion. Selecting music inspired by the vibrant voices and vibes of
The Americas, The Caribbean, The Middle East, Africa, India, and Europe, Dragonfly’s
delivery celebrates dancers – and dancefloors – worldwide.

Past festival appearances include. Lightning In A Bottle, Symbiosis Gathering, Global Eclipse, Enchanted Forest Festival, Lucidity Festival,Wanderlust Festival, Beloved Festival, Northern Nights, Stilldream Festival, Eclipse Festival (Australia), Great Convergence (Egypt), Envision Festival (Costa Rica), Shambala Festival (Canada), Manifest, Peace Village, Burning Man, Raindance, Earthdance, Harmony Festival, Awaken,OMIES Fest, How Weird Street Faire, Mystic Garden Gathering, Mystic Island Festival, Foreverland, and many more.

https://soundcloud.com/djdragonfly
https://www.facebook.com/DJ.Dragonfly.DJ
https://www.instagram.com/martin_dragonfly
Smoked Out Soul
Smoked Out Soul
Founded in 2013, Smoked Out Soul started out as a mixtape concept fusing southern hip hop beats and modern production with classic funk & soul. Eventually founder Zebuel Early took that sound to clubs, started a bi-monthly party in San Francisco which gave birth to a touring live act, a production team and record label.

THE PARTY:

Smoked Out Soul (S.O.S) is a one of kind party held at a premier night club in San Francisco now every Thursday at Monarch SF and performed at festivals and venues around the country. DJ / instrumentalists Zebuel and Will Magid are joined by drummers Paul Oliphant and Brandon Lee to bring you a sound that is both classic and futuristic: “Old School Taste, New School Bass”. S.O.S. blurs the line between a live show and a DJ party, bringing in the bay’s finest musicians and DJ’s playing on top rated sound systems. Come enjoy delicious cocktails with beautiful people as classic soul music is reinterpreted in the moment.

Smoked Out Soul aims at blending the thriving DJ culture with the live music scene in The Bay Area, putting a fresh spin on a classic sound, tunes rooted in soul with a nod to the future.

“An immersive experience with live horn players, drummers and guitarists collaborating with sound sculpting producers on a Void surround-sound system.” - Diamond Entertainment & Arts

“If you're into highly skilled musicians, danceable grooves, a bit of the unexpected... all coming through on an amazing sound system, then this is the place to be” - Donovan “Gordo Cabeza” - Motown On Mondays

"I was so hyped last week from your show! I've heard a lot of funky deejays but your sound really bumps! Maybe its because you are cueing up a live set, but damn it is hard to come crazy and original now that the funk has so many "standards" in play. The Stax, JB's, Aretha, etc... But I dig the way you play with them all. And then the guitar licks really come in sweet!" - Rickey Vincent - KPFA Radio Host of "History of Funk" and author of "Funk: The Music, The People and The Rhythm of One".

THE LIVE ACT:

Smoked Out Soul has taken the show on the road playing festivals and venues up and down the West Coast and beyond. Blending funk classics with futuristic production, SOS features a high energy DJ set laced with live horns, guitar, drums and special guests.

THE COLLECTIVE:

Smoked Out Soul is a team of like minded DJ's, producers and musicians who come together to remix songs and throw epic parties.

Featuring:
Will Magid
Zebuel Early
Paul Oliphant
Enrique Padilla
DJ Fox
Teddy Raven
Alex Attard
FreshisLife
Brandon Lee
KingMost
Zebuel
Zebuel
Infectious producer / hard-hitting DJ / blazing guitarist ZEBUEL knows how to ignite a crowd and keep a party moving using any (and every) means necessary.

Born in Memphis, TN and raised on the banks of the Mississippi, Zeb was given a guitar for his 18th birthday and hasn’t put it down since. He spent his summers working the blues clubs in Memphis, soaking up as much music as he could before his naturally adventurous spirit landed him along the San Francisco Bay, where he fell for the local bass music scene and began producing his own tracks.

It’s the mixture of these two loves - one thumping and electric and modern, the other sun-baked and greasy and vintage - that defines Zeb’s music. At home he is as quick to throw on a Muddy Waters record as he is a classic Pete Rock track, as inclined to bop his head to southern hip-hop as is he is west coast jazz.

Zeb’s new record, River City Sunset (released in 2016 on Zeb’s own Smoked Out Soul Records, in conjunction with Mixto Music and Love Haight Records) stylistically reflects his homegrown hybrid of funk, soul, reggae, and bass-heavy beats. The sound is Memphis meets California, a sort of space age blues, like if B.B. King and Three Six Mafia flew to Jamaica to record a movie soundtrack in 1975. Or if the Mothership came to Muscle Shoals and started a party.

Never one to sit still, in early 2016 Zeb founded the thriving San Francisco party Smoked Out Soul — a signature fusion of live/DJ music that has become highly sought-after on the West Coast. As a beloved collaborator, Zeb’s guitar tracks have made their way into the songs of Bay Area groove stalwarts B. Bravo, Alligator Spacewalk, Stylust Beats, Afrolicious, Love & Light, The King Tide and more. As a producer his songs have been released on Simplify Records, King Dubbist, Avocaudio, Cold Busted, Happy Rabbit and Smoked Out Soul Records.

In recent news ZEBUEL’s song “Rewind” charted on Beatport’s top 100 Dub/Reggae downloads and his song “Hangover Blues” with Belgium based artist Poldoore has been making waves with internet tastemakers. For three years straight Zeb has also been honored to have his music featured as the soundtrack for Jones Snowboard Company’s promotional videos.

Zeb has performed at Redrocks Amphitheater, High Sierra Music Festival, the X-Games, Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, MTV Tellus Festival Canada, Emissions Festival, StillDream, Lightning In a Bottle and The Bounce Festival, Symbiosis and Joshua Tree Music Festival.
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