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Mr. Bill, Freddy Todd, Dorfex Bos: What? Productions Winter Sols

December 21, 2019 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm - December 22, 2019 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm

What? Productions is proud to present Mr. Bill, Freddy Todd and special guest Dorfex Bos, a celebration of the Winter Solstice.

Date: Saturday, December 21, 2019
Location: TRISM, 1636 N High St, Columbus, OH 43201
Time: Doors open at 8:00 p.m.
Ages: This is an 18+ show

Mr. Bill | https://soundcloud.com/mrbillstunes
Mr. Bill has been a leader in the audio production world for years. Beyond producing dazzlingly intricate originals, remixes, and collaborations with other stars of the industry, his eagerness to share his massive library of technical know-how has made him just as sought-after for studio work as he is for highly energetic and crowd-pleasing live performances.

Mr. Bill has toured North America and Australia with a live drummer, supported Beats Antique on multiple U.S. tours, and has played major festivals around the world. He scored the Nicolas Cage horror-comedy MOM AND DAD, and his techno side project Electrocado was signed to deadmau5’ mau5trap label for a multiple EP contract. Mr. Bill released his IDM album, Apophenia also on mau5trap, as well as the collab “10.8” with deadmau5 featuring an epic animated video by Bill’s longtime artist, Funilab. Mr. Bill also released a collaborative EP with Esseks, DeadLanguage on Ganja White Night’s Subcarbon label, and has current and future collabs slated for release on Deadbeats, Wakaan, and even more labels this year.

Freddy Todd | https://soundcloud.com/freddytodd
Words will inevitably fail to properly describe Freddy Todd. Genre-busting could be an understatement. You can’t pin him down with lexicon like lazer-bass and glitch-funk; these phrases fall way short of capturing the expressiveness, fearlessness, and space-traveling qualities of his music. Hearing his music is akin to being abducted by an extra-terrestrial cruise liner where everyone is tripping on space acid. And if you are lucky enough to witness him produce, you’ll see that he fittingly looks just like the captain of said space cruiser, both hands intently gripping his electronics like the instrument panel on the flight deck.

Let’s bring this back to earth real quick. His motown, soul, blues, jazz, funk, hiphop (and techno for that matter) roots are a given, being born just outside of Detroit in Southfield, MI in 1990. Freddy moved out of his parents house immediately upon turning 18 lusting for the world and the creative juices it has to offer, living briefly in Ferndale, MI at first, then to the outskirts of a rougher part of the city of Detroit near 7 mile and Lahser for two years to live with his then-band “Tone Poets”, producing for Scrummage hip-hop queen “Breezee One”, and wrapping up his second full length studio LP on Simplify Recordings, followed by a year in Chicago. After living in the midwest until the age of 22, his sights were set on the golden west. Moving cross-country and living two years in the Bay Area, living in both the hood of West Oakland followed by the Oakland Hills while writing and releasing the “Golden Tremendous” album and starting his next EP. After soaking up the Cali vibes, he returned across country for some more wholesome less-congested living in the blue ridge smokey mountains of Asheville, NC to be closer to family, where he currently resides.

Freddy Todd is truly a master of his craft not only in the studio but on stages across the globe. Without any pre-recorded sets, Freddy has the skills and the audacity to perform on the fly mixes of 100% original material tailored to his specific audience, mood, and venue each night, be it a theater in northern California, a club in the back alleys of Detroit, or an outdoor festival in the bush off the eastern coast of Australia (occasionally on special nights with his live drummer forming the FT Live Band/Duo). His earth shattering, meticulously programmed beats & rhythms, his lazer crunk, funky psychedelic bass & sound design, and his brain tingling, intelligently soul-soaked synths, melodies, & field-recorded samples are sure to shake your consciousness as they blast through airwaves out of top notch sound systems across the universe while Freddy serenades you with 100% live & improvised get-your-booty-on-the-floor analog Moog synthesizers & keytar, loop triggering, and occasional drums & percussive elements. Be careful where you don’t look.

Dorfex Bos | https://soundcloud.com/dorfexbosmusic
Dorfex Bos is Angelo Tursi. Dorfex emerged from the early 2000s West Coast bass scene and his music is instantly recognizable by its eclectic, bass heavy beats that weave together elements of lush downtempo, dubstep, and left field electronica. Dorfex’s live show is a journey of emotion and low end vibration that incorporates original tracks from Tursi’s sizable back catalogue. December 2017 saw the release of his mix “Skin Cycle Vol 1”, a 45 minute mix of all original material. Dorfex Bos is well known for his collaborations with Bassnectar that include the self titled track “Dorfex Bos”, “Horizons”, “Other Worlds” and the much loved, anthemic, “Hold On”. 2018 has much in store, including several releases and collaborations.”

Local Support:

SHATTER | https://soundcloud.com/shatter_music
Omnitempo freestyle bass music producer/DJ from Columbus, OH but inspirations from all over the world. Shatter is an omnitempo music producer/DJ that providers paracosmic melodies over heavy rhythmic low frequencies. From west coast bass music, downtempo in the chill room, the start of UK dubstep, and all the way back to the didgeridoo, Shatter continues to combine a variety of influences including cannabis into organized sound.

DEWMBA | https://soundcloud.com/tanner-dew
Based out of Columbus, Ohio, DEWMBA is a deep experimental musical experience encapsulating a mixture of underground genres. Taking listeners on a journey of liquid downtempo and squishy bass.
Instagram @Dewmba_music
DEWMBA Facebook: @Dewmbamusic
Personal Facebook: Tanner Dew

BLUE | https://soundcloud.com/allblueverything
Originating from Columbus, OH “Blue” is a producer / performance DJ / drummer / songwriter with extensive experience in the music industry across multiple genres.
As a local supporting act he has shared the stage with some of the industries biggest names, including Jauz, Illenium, AC Slater, Keys N Krates, Herobust, Barely Alive , Buku, Dr. Fresch, Golf Clap, Crankdat, Waka Floka, Wuki, Party Thieves, Lost Kings, and Lick.
Blue served a 2-year residency under the leadership of JamesCaudle (Corrupt) at Columbus EDM nightclub Dahlia, and actively produces both heavy bass music, and electro house. Has major releases on Dirty Snatcha Records, Sunfall Records, and Static records with new music scheduled for release in 2020.

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December 21, 2019 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm
December 22, 2019 8:00 pm @ 8:00 pm
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