It was an exciting evening to welcome back DJ SABO
(Sol Selectas / Turntables on the Hudson) formerly of NYC and now living HERE with us in the City of Angels! SABO joined the AF Sound System for another classic Thursday night at Zanzibar! Thanks to Wil Wilson for getting the night sparked early with ZUMBA!
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 December 1, 2011
AFRO FUNKE’ PRESENTS
SABO is a Dj internationally known for the last 14 years for his signature “funky music to
make you feel good” style, which is a rhythmic combination of House, Latin, Brazilian,
Afrobeat, Disco, Reggae, Cumbia, Dub, Miami Bass, Hip Hop, and Tropical Bass. SABO
was nominated in 2006 to URB”s “Next 100″, and has also been featured and mentioned on
popular websites and in magazines like Rolling Stone, The Fader, XLR8R, Generation Bass,
Frank 151, Groovailizacion, Mundovibe, RE:UP, and Ghetto BassQuake.
A native of New York City for the last 14 years, SABO has enriched his community by teaching at the Scratch DJ Academy and managing the Lower East Side”s staple record store, Turntable Lab. For the
last 12 years SABO has been a special guest DJ at Turntables on the Hudson and has DJ residencies in NYC at Bembe, The Standard Hotel, Submercer, Sweet n Low, Nublu, and also has a monthly Global Beats radio show on 91.5 FM. SABO has performed with international artists Yerba Buena, Brazilian Girls, Antibalas, The Pimps of Joytime, Forro in the Dark, Chico Mann, Si*Se, The Herbaliser, and Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra. As a producer for the last 7 years, SABO established his own independent label, Sol*Selectas,
where he has released 15 Eps, two 12″ EPs on DJ Nickodemus” Wonderwheel Recordings, a 6 song EP on nu-cumbia label Bersa Discos, and a full album co-produced by Zeb, called “Global Warmbeats” on Irma Records 2008. He has remixed tracks for artists and DJs Dennis Ferrer, Daniel Haaksman, J-Boogie, Nickodemus, The Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra, Los Monos, Pacha Massive Sound System, Balkan Beat Box, Los Empresarios, and DJ Sun. In 2010, SABO also became one of the pioneering producers for a new genre called Moombahton, established the party Moombahton Massive with creator Dave Nada, released
3 free EPs, and has over 20 remixes available for free download on his Soundcloud page.
dance class 9-10pm:
(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)
*AFRO FUNKE’ is now on Twitter! Please follow us!!
DECEMBER 8, 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:
“All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard,
and will receive what they have asked and desired. ”
MARTIN LUTHER KING