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|Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 12:40 pm Post subject: MAY 13 MAKE IT FUNKY ONdaFLY ALL GOOD FUNK ALLIANCE,1/4TONES
|MAKE IT FUNKY IS BACK ONCE AGAIN TO ROCK NON STOP.......What a fantastic 1 year its been and we want to thank you for being part of of the Make It Funky collective and building a a great scene with a mix of djs and live bands. We aren't done yet! In fact this is only the beginning. Make It Funky is teaming up with ONdaFLY's "5Ws" series to bring you a jam of legendary proportions! On May 13 2006 we have taken over the entire El Mocambo to give you 3 rooms to shake your rump'ah!
Make It Funky "Bring on da funk" Room
All Good Funk Alliance Washington DC (Funk Weapons)
The Quartertones (Live Jazz Hip Hop Fusion)
Big League Chu (Make It Funky)
Farbsie Vs Sunpredictable (Make It Funky)
Zirca (Mixed Bag, Make it Funky)
ONdaFLY's "where?" room
Jelo (2wars) VS Robb G (promo records)
The Beat Freakers (Funky Cactus)
Justin Tyce (ONdaFLY)
Dirt Bike Kid (ONdaFLY)
Funk ON-THE-FLY Lounge
Chris James vs Eklektik Dislexik
SATURDAY May 13
Location: El Mocambo 464 Spadina Ave. Toronto BOTH FLOORS!
Admission: $12 with reduced guestlist Email firstname.lastname@example.org subject "funky fly". Please include full names. More at The door.
R.O.A.R., PLUR, 19+event (Id required)
Funk Costumes Highly encouraged
ALL GOOD FUNK ALLIANCE (WASHINGTON, DC)www.myspace.com/allgoodfunkalliance
THE QUARTERTONES (TORONTO) www.thequartertones.com LIVE!
BIG LEAGUE CHU (TORONTO) www.bigleaguechu.com
ROBB G vs. JELO www.robbg.com & www.djjelo.com
JUSTIN TYCE www.ONdaFLY.net
DJ ZIRCA (TORONTO) www.djzirca.com
THE DIRT BIKE KID
FARBSIE VS. SUNPREDICTABLE
or www.nufunk.ca for all the details....
Returning to Toronto almost one year after they went off at Crystal Room with The Make it Funky Crew back in the spring of 2005, Washington DC's All Good Funk Alliance will be back in Toronto at one of the largest independent funk & mid-tempo breaks parties in Toronto.
As it is with all of "MAKE IT FUNKY's" events, we continue to raise the bar to an entirely new level. Joining up with ONdaFLY's "5Ws" series we have taken over the El Mocambo to bring you three rooms of music for the party people. Toronto's own "The Quartertones featuring DJ Serious" and Internationally touring Funk and Breaks Party rockin sensation The All Good Funk Alliance with DJ JELO VS ROBB G, BIG LEAGUE CHU, THE BEAT FREAKERS and more!
ALL GOOD FUNK ALLIANCE
The All Good Funk Alliacen formed in 1997 and consists of Frank Cueto and Rusty Belicek. They've been creating music and DJ'ing since 1995 and have a slew of releases and remixes. Their style blends funk, breaks, and Latin grooves to produce a style unto their own. Originally starting out producing house tracks, the All Good Funk Alliance have moved on to the style of party breaks and renamed their house music production persona to B-Team. Initially signed to Defective out of Baltimore, and later having their third release blow up on the classic label Maxi out of New York the boys were soon on there way. They have been featured on several mix comps, television shows, commercials and tons of labels. Their remix roster includes Fort Knox 5, Dublex Inc., Malente, Ed Royal and Swamburger just to name a few. The AGFA also run the successful label Funk Weapons which has featured remixes from Fort Knox 5, Canton, Malente, Clayton and Fulcrum and Ed Royal
A collaboration of four classically trained jazz musicians, along with two local veteran hip-hop producers, The Quartertones are at the forefront of Canada's acid jazz/funk resurgence. Presently the band is working on the follow up to their highly praised first LP, "Hidden In Plain Sight." Locked in the Studio for the last 6 months the Quartertones are ready to break out again as Toronto's Top Jazzy Beat Junkies.
BIG LEAGUE CHU
Colin Chu, better known as Big League Chu, is simply the leading DJ talent in Canada?s breakbeat scene today. After nearly a decade of DJing, his name is synonymous with the funky, party-happy sound that?s become Chu's rallying call - and it's one that crowds answer faithfully.
Passion for music and fun are what motivates Chu, who plays the piano, flute and guitar, and counts the Dave Matthews Band and Public Enemy as his biggest musical influences. Itís this good-natured respect for good times and eclectic sounds that has garnered this humble DJ of Hong Kong and Singaporean descent to such a steady stream of press, from underground publications like Tribe and Klublife to mainstream outlets like the Toronto Star and Eye weekly. His current projects include Make It Funky and his new weekly residency at Kabin.
ROBB G VS JELO
3 years ago after witnessing Robb G and Jelo turn Cherry beach into a sand storm they will finally be playing back to back at one of our events. Their raw energy together on one stage(or 2 picnic tables in that case) was more than enough to get us hooked. This has happened before on a few occasions but never something to be missed. This is RARE!
Check them out at www.djjelo.com & www.robbg.com
The Beat Freakers
As DJ's, "The Beat Freakers" have a resume that highlights their ability to construct diverse live performances. By providing support to artists such as Rabbit in the Moon, The Drummatic Twins, The Freestylers, Donald Glaude, Mixmaster Mike, Josh "The Funky 1," Jesse Saunders, Ed Rush and Optical, and DJ Craze, "The Beat Freakers" have solidified their rank within the top tier of the International electronic music community. Their high-energy style establishes an immediate rapport with any audience, and their desire to recreate a studio session in real time sets them apart from the current crop of lackluster performers. Using samples, locked grooves, and acapellas in conjunction with turntable trickery and furious scratch sessions, "The Beat Freakers" craft live sets that are eclipsed only by their original productions.
Check them out at www.beatfreakers.com
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