September 16, 2019 | It’s hot as hell, but let’s keep dancing like demons. We’re here to catch you up on everything happening in our little corner of the world. Here’s your biweekly roundup…
Riot Ten broke necks the weekend before Dirt Monkey and hometown favorites sfam desolated New Orleans in a wild family affair. Flying Lotus brought his immersive 3D experience to the Joy Theater and Tash Sultana captivated the Orpheum.
There’s some major bass that’ll be thrown in your face over the next two weeks: Disciple‘s Round Table Tour at Republic NOLA on September 19; Jansten at City Bar on September 20, The Heavy Bass Pajama Slam ft. AFK on September 21 and Minnesota + Pigeon Hole on September 27, both at Republic NOLA.
For those of you looking for something not as heavy, Cash Cash is taking over The Metropolitan on September 27…
And finally, the cannot-miss Freewater Block Party at Mardi Gras World on September 28. Techno lovers should head over to Techno Club’s facebook page for info on all things techno in the Crescent City.
Finally, MAR, Bouffant Bouffant, and The Gentle Giant are your three Deep South producers providing the fresh tunes.
Southern Shenanigans Recap
The buzz surrounding Dirt Monkey‘s show at Republic NOLA had much to do with sfam‘s highly anticipated return to the city. See why below and check out their upcoming EP being released on September 20.
— Wookatar: The Last Boolbender (@bencoleman33) September 15, 2019
Tash Sultana took Orpheum attendees into her own intimate world of soulful sound.
Howww can a single person be so talented?! Tash Sultana was dopeee pic.twitter.com/q09Ruy4BQM
— ‘nam sayin (@phuongnam_) September 14, 2019
There’s a nice selection of upcoming bass shows, all capped off with a huge blockparty Orleans won’t easily forget.
Disciple‘s Round Table Tour will feature grimey bass artists INFEKT, MVRDA, and SampliFire. It’s bound to get hectic at Republic NOLA.
For a night of more experimental, weird bass, you’d do yourself a favor and check out Minnesota, Pigeon Hole, and Sunsabetchez.
To finish Septemeber in the grandest of ways, Winter Circle Productions, BASSIK, and Freewater Studios are teaming up to bring us FREEWATER Block Party. The madness will be spread across two stages – Ballroom and Riverside – in Mardi Gras World. With acts like RL Grime, Rico Nasty, What So Not, graves, and TVBOO on the lineup, this is an event you don’t want to miss.
The Best of the Rest
We are still almost two weeks away, but one of Lousiana’s youngest camping festival, Fete Du Void, finds a new home and a stacked lineup.
Fresh Deep South Dance Releases
This is one we missed last month, but it can NOT be missed this month. Local DJ Bouffant Bouffant released a brand new mix “Radio Buttons #67” and it sure does slam, dive in below.
Like a mad scientist, MAR made something kinda scary, weird as hell, but pretty goddamn cool. Appropriately, it’s called “Test Tubes.” Keep him on your radar. He’s definitely pushing the boundaries of bass music in his own unique way.
He’s out to save trap. And The Gentle Giant just put a heavy trap spin on the classic Bleep Bloop tune “K-9 Unit.”
Contact James@riverbeats.life to be included in our upcoming Deep South Dance roundups.
Featured Image: Carlos Rodriguez