JAMES HAMMER – Minneapolis @ Chop Suey May 22, 2010
Friday May 22, 2010
Knightriders & Harvard St. Mafia
join forces to bring you a night of
Techno, Glitch and Dubstep
JAMES HAMMER – Minneapolis
For over 3 years Knightriders has been chomping at the bit to have James Hammer hit Seattle for a night of proper bangin techno. The man hales all the way from the Midwest and releases tracks and remixes on a multitude of reputable techno labels from around the world. Naked Lunch, Mixtape, MHR-HRD, Sonic Mind, and Relief Records, just to name a few:)
As of late, Hammer has been working on projects with Submerge 101, Oscar Mulero, and APaul, coming out soon on Donnell Knoxs label, Sonic Mind Records. Along with Roman Zawodny on the MHR-HRD label, Hammer also produces along side James Baker as “Bangers & Nash”. Check out the EP featuring the smash “After Chicago Remix” which was played and charted by Dave Clarke’s “Whitenoise Radio”
Local support by:
ROMAN ZAWODNY – DJ Mix
TRAVIS BARON- DJ Mix
JIMMY HOFFA – DJ Mix
WD4D – DJ Mix
JUSTONE – DJ Mix
JAMES HAMMER – Minneapolis
(MHR-HRD, Sonic Mind, Relief, Naked Lunch, Mixtape Record)
Techno producer and DJ from Minneapolis, Minneasota USA. James started DJing in 1996 and has played the party and club scene in Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Denver and Canada. In 2005 James started producing the same kind of straight forward pure techno he enjoyed playing out. Since then he has produced quality techno for labels such as Relief Records, Naked Lunch, Mixtape Records, Reldz Recordings, Sonic Mind Records, and Dirty Planet Records. Throughout this James has worked closely with his friends and producers, JC, Roman Zawodny, and Jerome Baker, with whom he released an EP under the moniker Bangers & Nash on Dobox Recordings. James Hammer’s releases have been supported and charted by Ben Sims, Adam Beyer, Dave Clarke, Apaul and many others. Dave Clarke has been a constant supporter of James’ records on his WhiteNoise Radio show in Amsterdam.
DOWNLOAD: DJLpodcast 039 – James Hammer
-Set: The indicated reference for all lovers of high BPM Techno, 100% classics sounds and the mix technique trade mark of the Old School. A little bit over an hour of music that will bring back to many memories of one of the most intense moments of Techno itself.
-Related artists: Jerome Baker, A. Paul, Green Velvet.
Local Support provided by:
(MHR-HRD, Sonic Mind, Naked Lunch, Reldz Recordings)
Currently Roman is running Mad Hatter-HRD Recordings USA/UK. Mad Hatter-HRD, a subdivision of Mad Hatter Recordings UK, was created by Roman Zawodny, considered to be one of today’s leading producers of warehouse techno music in the USA, in order to push the harder edge material he’s known for producing and performing. He selects what he feels are the best producers from around the world that bring something unique to the table…whether it’s Jerome Baker or Wyndell Long originally from Chicago, Anthony Dupont from France, DJ Devious from Australia, James Hammer from Minneapolis, Beatcompute from Sweden….each of these artists has gained the respect of industry heavy-weights like Carl Cox, Dave Clarke, Derrick May, DJ Rush, Cristian Varela, DJ Murphy and many others. Mad Hatter-HRD is dedicated to bringing quality strictly underground techno music with attitude to a dancefloor near you.
2010 Battle of the Megamixes Champion
Deejaying and producing for about 14 years, WD4D’s performed at shows with artists such as Blockhead, Mochipet, Daedelus, James Pants, KRS-1, Lyrics Born, The Coup, Pigeon John, Abstract Rude, Busdriver, Oh No, Diverse, Cheb-i-Sabbah, Caural, Aceyalone, 2MEX & Xololanxinxo (OMD), Myka Nine, Jean Grae, Planet Asia, Rasco, & Gza, as well as local favorites: TheeSatisfaction, Helladope, Gabriel Teodros, Khingz, ErDon, Champagne Champagne, NovaTron, Yirim Seck, Blue Scholars, Common Market, NDCV, Alpha P, Mind Movers, & Phreewill, amongst others. For over 4 years now, WD4D has been spending his Saturday nights at KBCS 91.3 fm, dj’ing on Zulu Radio, along with co-hosts S. Malik, dj Able, & Zulu King Khazm. Tune in analog, or digital (kbcs.fm) weekly from 10pm-12am. WD’s discography includes productions for a number of West Coast artists including: Awol & Existereo (Shapeshifters), Xololanxinxo, Bukue One, Tommy V (Toca/Imprints), Asun & Jerm (Alpha P), Matre (The League). Also scored original music for dance/theater performance, “In Fere”. *NEW EP WITH DEAD NOISE OUT NOW!!!
Harvard St. Mafia
Just One first became interested in music at an early age, as he grew,
so did his obsession for music. His passion for DJ’ing was sparked
back in 2000 after attending several large were house parties in
Seattle. Over time he developed an eclectic taste for electronic
music. With over 10 years experience behind the decks Just One plays
music ranging from dubstep, dub, drum and bass, midtempo, glitch hop,
fidget, bassline, electro, downbeat, and whatever else strikes his
mood. He proudly represents both Harvard $t Mafia and the Shift
dubstep crew. Some famous artists he has shared billing with are
Showtek, Rabbit In the Moon, Kill The Noise, Bam Bam, Excision, DZ,
Tes Le Rok, Noah D, Emalkay, Claw, B. Rich, Lazer Sword, An-Ten-Nae,
Propa Tingz, Liquid Stranger, Subvert, Vaski and several others. Love
him or hate him, Just One is making an impact on the Pacific NW with
no sign of slowing down.
Harvard St. Mafia
Friday May 22nd
Chop Suey / 1325 E. Madison / 2 Rooms
$7adv/$10 Door / 21+ with ID / Tickets available online at: