Official Afterparty for the West Adams Block Party w/ Scientist, Subatomic Sound System and more
Sunday, September 1 2019 @ Fais Do Do (LA)
September 1st as part of the West Adams Block Party all roads point to Adams Blvd! This year we’ll be closing down the West Adams Block Party with The Official Afterparty for the West Adams Block Party featuring a stellar program of Reggae, Dancehall, Afrobeat and Soca.
8pm / 21+
Fais Do Do (2 rooms)
5257 W. Adams Blvd, LA
ABOUT THE WEST ADAMS BLOCK PARTY
The West Adams Block Party is a one of a kind community block party. For the third year in a row on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend the entire West Adams neighborhood comes together in unity, love, life and culture. This free family block party takes place in front of Delicious Pizza, and will feature…
* 6 stages of live music and DJ performances
* 40+ performers ranging from Hip Hop, Reggae, Soul, Afrobeat, and Cumbia
* 50+ vendors including food, beverages, clothing, vinyl, jewelry, art and health/body products
For more info on the West Adams Block Party visit Tickets at http://dice.fm/wabp
ABOUT DELICIOUS VINYL ISLAND
In the summer of 1987, two Los Angeles DJs — Matt Dike and Michael Ross — converted a tiny L.A. apartment into a recording studio and started a record label called Delicious Vinyl. Championing artists from the streets and delivering music to dance floors and living rooms worldwide, the upstart label quickly made hip hop history with releases by Tone Loc, Young MC, Def Jef, Body & Soul, The Brand New Heavies, The Pharcyde, Masta Ace, Born Jamericans, The Whoridas, Fatlip, Mr. Vegas & many more.
It’s lesser known that Delicious Vinyl has long been a reputable supplier of quality Caribbean sounds. The label, which was initially distributed by Chris Blackwell’s Island Records, released hip-hop/dancehall fusionists Born Jamericans’ albums Kids from Foreign and Yardcore albums in the 1990s, and put out soca superstar Machel Montano’s first international release, “Come Dig It” in 1995. Reggae/dancehall stars Mr. Vegas, Jovi Rockwell and Ce’Cile have all released music through Delicious Vinyl. The label was even tapped to produce the reggae-driven soundtrack to Marked for Death, a 1990 action flick starring Steven Seagal.
ABOUT DUB SIREN HIFI
The Dub Siren crew started to build sound system in 2012 and are operating the sound system with a full stack. It’s a hand-built 5-Way soundsystem, powered by massive 14K watts analog amplifiers. The traditional setup includes turntables, CDJ, a microphone, a dub siren, several analog DIY dub sirens, an analog cross-over, and analog vintage delay units. The goal is bringing proper Sound System Culture to Los Angeles.
By borrowing traffic sign imagery, encouraging guests to pull their best motorsport looks, and featuring vintage BMW’s as props to climb and dance on, Roadblock is a slight nod to the premise of defiant, lawless, masquerading revolutionary roots that Afro/Caribbean music and carnival festivity are rooted in. The WEST ADAMS ROADBLOCK will feature 10 DJ’s atop A TRINIDAD CARNIVAL STYLE TRUCK STAGE delivering relentlessly vibrant and joyous SOCA, DANCEHALL AND AFROBEAT RHYTHMS all day until sunset.
ABOUT FAIS DO DO
Fais Do-Do is a gumbo of eclectic music and diverse people coming together to build a stronger community by offering exposure to new cultures, sounds, and philosophies. … In the heart of Los Angeles’ Mid City district, Fais Do-Do offers an entrée into a diverse music, theatre and dance scene.
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