8/16/17 – Jake The Rapper , Guada FK, Dirty Dave b2b Raphaël Top-Secret
8/16/17 Housepitality Presents: a freshly conjured line up of musical booms!
JAKE THE RAPPER
B2B in the Lounge:
(Indo Life/ Dublab/ LA)
RAPHAËL TOP-SECRET (First time in the US!!)
JAKE THE RAPPER!!!
When Jake moved to Berlin in 2005 and everything changed.
He released his self-titled LP, a crossover between hip hop, electro, and house. Then he discovered the Bar 25 and basically never left. he became a resident there in 2006 and remained a part of the family until its final closing. During that time he became a well-known and vital fixture in the Berlin party scene, quickly developing into a sort of lovable, eccentric, deep house legend on the decks across Europe.
He tours incessantly, spreading his special eclectic but funky blend of music and his joyful vibes. Now he is a resident and has his studio in Kater Holzig. In Berlin, Jake plays regularly in Watergate, Arena, Ritterbutzke, Wilde Renate, Stadtbad Wedding, Sisyphos, and Chalet. His own productions include now classics like “Hollow Inside” and “Less Talking”. He has worked together with many artists, including Format B, Terranova, H.O.S.H., Alexander Kowalski, Channel X, Oliver Koletzki, making tracks like “Somerthing Suitable”, “Snug Descent (I love the couch, baby)”, “50 ways to Love Your Liver” and his recent release “Animal Instincts” with Sascha Braemer, on Stil Vor Talent.
When Performing, Jake has been described as being able to create a bridge between old school and new school, house and techno, while keeping a constant pressure on the dance floor, building steady suspense and then a much celebrated release, all the while remaining perfectly calm amidst the craziness, and generally smiling like a loon.
Guada Fk began her music quest late 90’s in New York City, and to this day she continues drifting nomad way, oscillating around Europe, North America and Mexico.
Her fascination with electronic music sparkled at early age in Mexico City, when she discovered Synthpop, New Wave, Industrial, Electro and other sonic innovations of the 80’s, further introduction to the Rave scene inspired her early travels seeking for further and more complex sounds, open for a transformation.
Taking original inspiration from the early eras of House, Techno and Electro Guada has experimented with a vast number of styles.
Fifteen years of collecting music, playing it along side the famous and infamous artists alike, performing for renown and unknown venues, promoters and festivals, so as living in six different countries have lead her to learn her own studio-based experimentations, which now are her primary focus.
Dirty Dave is a regular on the LA scene, getting tapped regularly to open for visiting DJ’s at LA’s now infamous underground warehouse parties and is the resident of The Rooftop at The Standard Downtown LA. He also has a weekly radio show, ‘Things of Life’, on Dublab.com (co-hosted with Daddy Differently – founder of Vinyls On Wax Records Limited).
Dirty runs the gamut of his eclectic musical inclinations every time he plays, whether it’s disco, old school rock, new wave, house or funk and soul.
When he isn’t trawling the flea markets and records stores of his native Paris, discovering those obscure party hits that never were,…
…notorious digger Raphaël Top-Secret can be regularly heard rocking some of the best underground parties around the world as far as Sao Paulo or Vancouver. Not afraid to push the boundaries of club music, as a DJ Raphaël can be heard moving effortlessly between everything, from Boogie, Downtempo, Rap, Reggae, Afro-Caribbean synth bangers, Ambient or Industrial dance to the deepest late 80’s and early 90’s House. With highly sought after edits on labels such as Rush Hour, Macadam Mambo, Noncollective & African Roadtrip, Raphaël also makes his own music. In 2016 he released ‘Love So High’, a 3 tracks hybrid 12″ with Nelson Bishop on Antinote. 2017 is showing some more solo and collab projects as ‘Maurilia’ which has been released on the Antinote compilation ‘5 Years Of Loving Notes’ and 18 Rays which is a brand new band to check out formed by Zaltan, Nico Motte & Raph.
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