Friday 3RD August 10.30PM Til Late – Artifacts featuring Intriguant & Funk Bast*rd
A well curated music party in the living room-esque, indie-cinema bar that is Intermission Bar at The Projector, is spearheaded by Darker Than Wax El-Capitan Funk Bast*rd and the highly respected veteran music guru Ramesh, every first Friday of the month.
This time around special guest Intriguant flexes his muscle on the decks with World & Beat music as a starting point, for a unique blend of sounds from a variety of influences, that has seen him release his own music and following up with regional tours. Entry is free with $5 beer deals all night.
More info here + hop over to The Great Escape rooftop car park to catch both of them doing a second DJ set at Majulah Boogie. Golden Mile Tower will be lit!
Saturday 4TH August 4PM To 10PM – Beat Bodega: Music Market & Jam
Sideshow & Revision Music team up for a day full of activities all serious & casual music fanatics (collectors, practitioners & aficionados) will love.
BEAT BODEGA is rebooted by the creative folk of Sideshow and Kult Kafe with the addition of Revision Music curating a Music Market featuring independent Singaporean music labels, collectors, vinyl & physical music format resellers, as well as like-minded music collectives from the region.
Kult Gallery will also be open throughout for viewing of music-related art from their archives. They will also be compiling digital artwork & posters of gigs from independent music collectives & promoters from the recent & further in the past.
The Kult team will also be operating a Silk Screening Station with designs from Beat Bodega, Pushin’ On, Kult & Revision Music to be printed and for sale on demand.
Another activity in the gallery space will be an Open Music Jam where all forms of beat makers, musicians, loop artistes & vocalists are welcome to join and create music with digital & analog technology from scratch, with the guidance of an experienced music maker. Kids are welcome to join in the fun!
All these activities are free to participate in while Vinyl DJ sets by Singaporean & regional selectors – Public School & Botanic Records from Kuala Lumpur as well as Olympic Digger crew from Thailand – set the groove at the outdoor area of Kult Kafe + a VJ Set of cool, visually stunning & alternative music videos by Revision Music’s Senja kicks off in the Gallery at 7PM.
More details on activities & music market features here.
Sunday 5TH August 6PM to 11PM – Record Store Selects.. : Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra
Live music at Choice Cuts Goods + Coffee is always a great vibe on a Sunday in Singapore’s Katong area. After last weekend’s well received performance by Trumpet Z and the Boogie, this Sunday we will get to hear World Music & Afrobeat rhythms by Singapore’s Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra.
Listen to Yellow Fever by Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra!
Staying true to original form of the genre famed by Fela Kuti, the band also add their distinct Lion City grit with tinges of Reggae, Afro-Brazillian, Funk & Disco sprinkled into the pan, for a definitive translation of 21ST century Afrobeat.
Cover charge of $10 applies and drink promos on Beers & Wine are available for you to keep dancing to the highly infectious Afrobeat rhythms in the store-turned-live-venue!