Caspa, Vibesquad, Antiserum, Hellfire Machina
After a monumental launch party last month with Excision/Reid Speed/Mochipet/Hellfire Machina, the BFM crew is back at Webster Hall!
For this installment of Bass Fueled Mischief we bring you the return of the mighty CASPA
London's king of jump up dubstep will be joined by
VibeSquaD has the look and feel of a regular humanoid DJ / producer, but as the Crunkadelic Bass Traveler he tours the solar system bumpin’ his signature sound to all the deep space inhabitants. His spaceship leaks beats to the outer edges of the galaxy, leaving a blast of subterranean ill bass in his wake. Creatures are drawn to these sounds, regularly converging in large groups to observe and move to his music.
Taking cues from classic electronic acts like Kraftwerk, The Art of Noise, and Front 242, VibeSquaD incorporates the reliable sounds of Chicago, Detroit, Miami, and the UK, informs it with his background in classic rock, psychedelic jam, and diverse jazz roots, then zaps it all with neon lasers.
The sounds he produces transmit a positivity capable of inducing anything from temporary stress relief to outright elation. Tracks from his album Joyful Noise cause a type of heightened euphoria in fans, leading them to shake and bounce uncontrollably and convince their robot and alien friends to voyage thousands of light years just to witness his massive dance parties.
At the forefront of San Francisco's exploding dubstep scene, Antiserum continues to landscape the globe with the West Coast's most visceral bass music. His production steeps in hip hop, reggae, and heavy metal - creating environments both dark and light, with an established tectonic bassline at 140bpm. His dj sets stretch between vast, futuristic soundscapes and rich, euphoric beats that are always packed with tons of original and unreleased material.
Antiserum has dropped over ten 12" vinyl records on some of the biggest labels in the genre: Argon, Narco.Hz, Full Melt, Cyberfunk, Steps in Time, Muti, Hollow Point, Mode, War, Bassism, and True Tiger. Keep watch for his forthcoming 4-track EP on Excision's Rottun Recordings, a release on Caspa's Dub Police label, and a collaboration with 12th Planet on DJ Craze's Slow Roast, backed with a Jakes Remix - all set for release later this year. He is currently working on new material with 12th Planet, SPL, and Truth from New Zealand, as well as a remix of dub madman Lee Scratch Perry & Dubblestandart for a documentary by David Lynch. He has collaborated with dubstep heavy hitters Babylon System, DJ Distance, Eskmo, Noah D, SPL, DJG, TRUTH, The Spit Brothers, & Vancouver based producer/vocalist Ill-esha. Other recent projects include a remix of techno legend Lenny Dee, two tracks featuring MC Messinian, a remix of london based rock band "Spektrum", and a remix of Excision & Liquid Stranger's "Get to the point". Leaving a trail of ignited dance floors from Vancouver to Sydney, Antiserum continues to keep the bass pounding and the subs smoldering.
Since migrating from London, Tom and Jody have firmly made their presence felt in New Yorks bass music community. Constantly touring and promoting parties, this deadly team of subsonic soldiers don't show any signs of slowing down, slaying shows from LA to Brooklyn with wave after wave of block rockin panty droppin next level riddims. With production and project management credits on last years Enter The Dubstep WU TANG album, they are currently crafting an album for Brand Nubian alongside regular partners in crime Nebulla, Soroka and Lenny Dee which is due for release at the end of this year. With an ever constant stream of digital and vinyl releases Hellfire's trademark but diverse sound has embedded itself deep into the lansdscape and their own artist album is due for release spring 2011.
$1 BEFORE MIDNIGHT WITH RSVP:
Webster Hall: 125 E11th St between 3rd & 4th Ave.s
Doors 10pm. 19+ w/I.D.
Special thanks to Feed The Starving Artists and Konkrete Jungle for additional promotion.