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When In Rome is proud to present the next instalment of Skip & Swing, featuring two of Melbourne's heavyweight dubstep producers, Kurk Kokane & J.Nitrous, alongside The Dirty Gipsy, Nabbs, Rick Dirk, Monkee, Aaron Static! A night jam packed full of broken beat madness from local heroes, this is going to be a multi-genre party not to be missed with styles such as Moombahton, Dubstep, Drumstep, Glitch Hop & Drum & Bass with the amazing Skahna SK on the mic to get you dancing all night long!
**FREE ENTRY & HUGS**
Have a listen below!
\\ Kurk Kokane //
Hailing from Melbourne Australia!! Hard at work producing filth on labels such as PLAY ME RECORDS,ONE LOVE and many more.
Father of RIOT and also a member of the KPC massive alongside POP THE HATCH & KOMBAT
A drummer since the age of 4 kurk has had a extensive life of rhythm and music living and learning in Rio Brazil from some of the world most famous drummers and percussionists .
Starting production in early 2000 writing the WELCOME STRANGER album for THE DIRTY FRENCH MEN Kurk was only writing electro and hip hop under the name "CUSTOM" and also playing drums for hip hop acts such as PEZ and TRUE LIVE .
Since the tragic house fire that took his studio back in 2009 Kurk had a second chance to revamp his style and started to direct his passion towards DUBSTEP and MAJOR BASS music.
// J.Nitrous \
Since 2003, J.Nitrous has been heading against the grain and shaping his own unique style of music. Hailing from the secluded outback of Australia, J.Nitrous has managed to gain a loyal following of screaming dubstep fans from around the world.
Receiving DJ support from the likes of Doctor P, SPL, Flux Pavilion, Excision and many more esteemed artists, you can only expect the best heart stopping music from J.Nitrous.
"Taking dubstep to strange, exciting corners of the musical universe."
\\ Monkee //
M O N K E E is one of Melbourne's most renowned Drum n Bass Dj's. Part of the well respected Twisted Audio & All City Bass crews, this jungle creature can be seen mixing it up along side some of the world's biggest names around the country.
// Rick Dirk \
\\ Aaron Static //
Introduced to Electronic music at a very young age via Perth, Australia's University Radio Station 'RTRFM', Aaron was drawn in by the euphoric melodies of early trance and hardcore music. By 1996 Aaron was creating mixtapes for friends that included his own productions. These tapes eventually led to some DJ bookings in the Perth Drum & Bass scene under the name 'Static'. After many years in Perth including a vinyl release on Argon Records and many more on his own Kinematic320 imprint with D'n'B luminary Rregula, Aaron moved to Melbourne in 2006.
Since then, Aaron's sound has diversified extensively and regularly crosses genre boundaries. Although his DJ sets usually sit within the Progressive House style, his productions will combine elements from Techno, Tech House, Deep House, Breaks, Drum & Bass or just about anything as long as it sounds good.
// Nabbs \
Adam McNabb, a 22 year old Kiwi expat with a passion for all things bass. Runner up of Wellingtonâ€™s â€˜Dubclash Battleâ€™, placing 5th in the New Zealand national final and having played along sides the likes of Mensah, Ollie Bassweight and Cool Kids Club, Adamâ€™s proven himself to be a successful, talented DJ that is hard to forgot. His sound comprises of upbeat, lyrical Dubstep while also integrating the heavier shades of bass, the vivid sound of Glitchhop and the unforgettable drum and bass beat. If you like your Dubstep youâ€™ll like DJ Nabbs, this is an act not to be missed!
\\ The Dirty Gipsy //
Considered a Jack of all trades when on the decks, this Dirtiest of Gipsies made it to the top ten in 'The Search's' DJ comp (held in Melbourne in mid 2011) & has been refining his Dj skills for 11 years, building on a live effects driven set style that he self describes as "outlandish & unpredictable"
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