AFRO FUNKE’ LOVE to DJ MEXICAN DUBWISER for coming through with his brave new world of Mexican dub electronica as only he can!! Thanks to Six Degrees Records for allowing us to do the listening party for smokin Malian blues star, VIEUX FARKA TOURE!
WEEKLY FUNK INVOCATION
Afrobeat, Brazilian, Dub, Reggae, Cumbia,
Samba Disco, Batucada, Afro-Latin House,
Indian Beats, Makossa & other deep-rooted
Funk music from around the world
Thursday June 2, 2011
Internationally known Dubwise Selecta and hailing from Monterrey, Mexico, Mexican Dubwiser has been busy holding it down in Los Angeles since 2000 and rising up to be one of the city’s most promising and busiest DJ’s on the Electronic/Latin/World/Reggae/Dub/Cumbia scene. His unique style and sound, based on electronic rhythms, that fuses with cumbia, reggae, funk and dub took him to Bogota, Colombia for his first Latin America show for Festival Centro in early 2011, before his music took him to share stages, open shows and going on tours with the likes of: Manu Chao, KINKY, Bajofondo, DJ Krush, DJ Vadim, Funky Lowlives, Nortec Collective: Bostich + Fussible, Stereotyp, Los Amigos Invisibles, Brownout, Ocote Soul Sounds, Pacha Massive, Bigga Bush, Very be Careful, Money Mark, Federico Aubele, Aterciopelados, Julieta Venegas, El Hijo de la Cumbia, Molotov, Plastilina Mosh, Ximena Sariñana, Amandititita, Chicha Libre, El Gran Silencio, just to name a few. After all the hype with the nu cumbia sound and now geared up with two albums released FREE through the internet, between Fall 2009 and late 2010, made of remixes and personal favorites, Mexican Dubwiser “Sonidos De Hoy y Siempre Vol. 1″and simply “VOL2”, now in 2011 and trough Kin Kon Records, KINKYs own Record Label, Mexican
Dubwiser will release his first Full Length Album.
listening party 9-10pm with giveaways:
VIEUX FARKA TOURE
With his 2010 World Cup performance before a billion people in Johannesburg, South Africa, Vieux Farka Touré has become one of the most celebrated African guitarists in history. Vieux now takes a dramatic next step with his new record, The Secret, produced by Soulive’s Eric Krasno and featuring Dave Matthews, John Scofield, Derek Trucks, and Vieux’s final collaboration with his legendary father, Ali Farka Touré.
(Afro Funke’ / Eclectica)
++Plus special surprise guests each week!
++Plus drink specials every Thursday!
Afro Funke’ Thursdays
1301 5th Street @ Arizona
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.451.2221 / 21+ (EVERYONE must have ID)
9pm – 2am /$7 before 10:30pm – $10 after
(NO CREDIT CARDS FOR COVER !!
Please bring cash or there is ATM in building)
June 9 2011
AFRO FUNKE’ LIVE PRESENTS
**Check out the exclusive Afro Funke’ T-Shirts
@ the club every week. Plus hand made hats, jewelry, belts & more
provided by Big Al Hats, Native Sol, Cola Smith-Adabachi,
Amreen Karmali & other amazing crafts people!!**
with a little help from our friends:
“Excuse me while I kiss the sky.”