No Requests: The Seminal Session with Ancient Astronauts

  • NO REQUESTS: The Seminal Session Thursday, July 29th STAY (244 E. Houston St) www.stay-nyc.com 10pm until Late NO COVER Seminal (adjective) - highly original and influencing the development of future events: a seminal artist; seminal ideas. _________________________________________________ In the LOUNGE - Dub, World Groove, and Funk with: ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS (ESL Music, Switchstance, Cologne - Germany) We're super stoked to welcome this dynamic duo hailing from Cologne! Ancient Astronauts have been ripping it up around the world lately, collaborating in the studio with Pharcyde, Fort Knox Five, and more, all the while making a name for themselves on the Thievery Corporation's prestigious ESL Music imprint. This is a rare appearance in NYC, don't miss out on this exclusive chance to catch one of tomorrow's superstars. __________________________________________________ In the BASEMENT - Techno, House, Indie-dance featuring: Rami Deejay (Global Frequencies, NOSI Music) K1W1 (Basic Matter, NOSI Music) Gil K (NOSI Music, Sunjam) Join us as we welcome back 2 of our favortie remixer/DJs on NOSI Music. Local sensation RAMI DEEJAY returns to the booth after some very strong showings around town this summer. He'll be joined by our long-time friend, K1W1 (Grant Ridell), the man behind the sound of so many great underground events around NYC, and creator of Basic Matter Productions. Sealing the deal with be label front man, GIL K, who's been warming lately ahead of his annual trip to Sunjam in Honduras where he'll join the international roster with some familiar heavy-hitters (www.sunjamutila.com) __________________________________________________ Get the full story on the Ancient Astronauts: ANCIENT ASTRONAUTS (ESL Music, Switchstance, Cologne - Germany) Their very name, “Ancient Astronauts,” implies a mash-up of the distant past and the far future; traits exemplified in their melding of old school hip hop, funk, and dub reggae with forward-thinking flair and production technique. The Ancient Astronauts are Kabanjak and Dogu hailing from Cologne, Germany . . .via outer space! Coy with their true origins, the duo can only confirm that they returned to planet Earth in 2001 after traveling the musical cosmos for thousands of years. Already having remixed for Fort Knox Five, Up Bustle & Out, Ladybug Mecca of Digable Planets, Zion I, and Dr. Rubberfunk, the Ancient Astronauts have linked up with a variety of new sonic collaborators including Bootie Brown and Imani of legendary hip hop group The Pharcyde, Azeem, Tippa Irie, Bajka, Phat Old Mamas, Ulf Stricker, Raashan Ahmad and Entropik to record their debut album We Are To Answer! A block-rockin’ boom-bappin’ sonic tour-de-force, We Are to Answer is a musical vision of life on Earth and beyond! CHECK OUT THEIR LATEST RELEASE!!! We are to Answer (CD & 12” 2LP), 2009 ITUNES: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/we-are-to-answer/id315532068 Returning from extensive interstellar travels the Ancient Astronauts drop their eclectic debut album We Are To Answer! Marking a foray into new territory for ESL Music, We Are To Answer is a melting pot of funk, dub reggae, and pure unadulterated hip-hop. Featuring vocal collaborations with Bootie Brown and Imani of legendary hip hop group the Pharcyde, Azeem, Tippa Irie, Bajka, Phat Old Mamas, Ulf Stricker, Raashan Ahmad and Entropik, We Are To Answer is a block rockin’ boom-bappin’ sonic tour-de-force! DOWNLOAD A FREE DJ MIX http://www.eslmusic.com/files/ancientastronautsdjmix.zip FIND THEM ONLINE http://www.myspace.com/ancientastronautsswitch facebook http://www.facebook.com/ancientastronauts ESL page http://www.eslmusic.com/artist/ancient_astronauts
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