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Volunteer Opportunity – Rock The Bells 2013 – 10 Year Anniversary!

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VOLUNTEER FOR ROCK THE BELLS 2013 – 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY

It’s that time of year again….Rock The Bells are searching for volunteers for all four shows around the country for the 10 year anniversary of the tour. Please help spread the word.

These shows bring together some of the World’s best Hip Hop veterans for two days of liver performances at Rock the Bells.  This year the line up is amazing including Wu Tang, Hopspin, Rakim, Immortal Technique, Bone Thugs N Harmony, Brothers Ali, Common, Dizzy Wright, E-40 & Too Short, Talib Kweli, Supernatural and a host of others.

Check out the website for more details http://www.rockthebells.net/ RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS CALIFORNIA: Where: San Bernardino, CA.  San Manuel Amphitheater, 2575 Glen Helen Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA 92407 Date: Saturday September 7th and Sunday September 8th Time: TBD Where: Mountain View, CA. Shoreline Amphitheatre, 1 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043 Date: Saturday September 14th and Sunday September 15th. Time: TBD WASHINGTON, DC Where: Festival Grounds @ RFK. 2400 East Capitol St. NE, Washington, DC, 20003 Date: Saturday September 28th and Sunday September 29th. Time: TBD

NEW JERSEY/NEW YORK Where: Meadowlands Racetrack, NJ.  50 Rte 120, East Rutherford, NJ 07073 Date: Saturday October 4th and Sunday October 5th. Time: TBD RESPONSIBILITIES

Volunteers will be helping the Guerilla Union team (organizers of Rock the Bells) with the VIP ticket holders area, artist meet and greet, general admission area,  1 or 2 professional volunteers will be asked to help with backstage area duties and runners to help with all kinds of stuff around the show.  Its a great experience and opportunity to make contacts with the organizers and everyone will have breaks to watch some of the show.

All interested volunteers please e-mail me the following information: DEADLINES BELOW FOR APPLICATIONS TO EACH SHOW: CALIFORNIA: DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AUGUST 16th 2013 WASHINGTON, DC: DEADLINE IS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 6th 2013 NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY: DEADLINE IS FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 13th 2013

INCLUDE IN YOUR E-MAIL: Which show you are applying for (include the state and date) Which day you can help (if both, please indicate you are available for both days in the state in which you are applying for) Full name Address Cell Phone Number Age (You will need photo ID – 18 and over only) 2 Work References (Title, Full Name, E-mail, Telephone Number)

Send info to elnaz.nesva@gmail.com

ONLY SERIOUS AND PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS NEED APPLY! Please note that you are responsible for your own transport to and from the shows.

– Ms Elnaz Nesva Regional Coordinator, Rock The Bells www.RockTheBells.net

Volunteer Opportunity: Guerrilla Union is Looking for Volunteers for Rock the Bells 2012!

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Guerrilla Union is looking for volunteers for Rock the Bells!

The following message is from Music Business Network member Elnaz Nesva, who is heading the search for volunteers this year. If you are interested, please send the requested information (listed below) to her at elnaz.nesva@gmail.com

It’s that time of year again!! Rock The Bells NYC show is searching for volunteers!

This year the show is being held at PNC Bank Arts Center (Exit 116, Garden State Parkway, Holmdel, NJ 07733) on September 1st and 2nd 2012.

We are looking for unpaid volunteers to help out for the entire day on 9/1/12 and 9/2/12, starting at around 8am and going to around 11pm. Volunteers can help one one day or both days). Each day is a long day so only serious and professional volunteers need apply!

Where: PNC Bank Arts Center, Exit 116, Garden State Parkway, Holmdel, NJ 07733

Volunteers will be helping the Guerilla Union team (organizers of Rock the Bells) with the VIP ticket holders area, artist meet and greet, general admission area, 1 or 2 professional volunteers will be asked to help with backstage area duties and runners to help with all kinds of stuff around the show. Its a great experience and opportunity to make contacts with the organizers and everyone will have breaks to watch some of the show.

This is a show that brings together some of the World’s best Hip Hop veterans for two days of live music to perform at Rock the Bells. This year the line up is amazing including: Lauryn Hill, Nas, Erykah Badu, Cypress Hill, Black Star, Common, Raekwon and Ghostface, Immortal Technique, Mobb Deep, Genius and Gza, Mac Miller, Curren$y, Slaughterhouse and many many many more!

Check out the website for more details:  www.rockthebells.net

All interested volunteers please e-mail Elnaz Nesva the following information: DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AUGUST 19 2011

  • Which day you can help (if both, please indicate you are available for both days)
  • Full name
  • Address
  • Cell Phone Number
  • Age (You will need photo ID – 18 and over only)
  • 2 Work References (Title, Full Name, E-mail, Telephone Number)

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Send Your Info To:

Ms. Elnaz Nesva
NYC Regional Coordinator, Rock The Bells
E: elnaz.nesva@gmail.com

ONLY SERIOUS AND PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS NEED APPLY!

 

About Guerilla Union

Established in 2000, Guerilla Union has developed into one of the premiere core urban lifestyle brands in the U.S., manifesting itself in many forms including music, events, media and fashion. Guerilla Union’s mission is to create experiential platforms, unique content and provide services that develop artists and their communities. Guerilla Union is a creative engineering corps dedicated to supporting artists and shaping urban culture.

Washington DC Events: The 10th ANNUAL DC HIP-HOP THEATER FESTIVAL

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The 10th Annual Washington DC Hip Hop Theater Festival

Date: July 11 – July 16, 2011

Location: The Saint Stephens Church

Time: 6:00pm- Midnight

Cost: Free

 

About:

Celebrating our tenth anniversary in Washington, DC the Hip-Hop Theater Festival returns to celebrate the best in local and national culture from the Hip-Hop generation. The 2011 Festival presents a series of free and low cost events for Capitol residents.


More Information:

If you are interested in bringing your youth or community group check out the full line-up  and send an email to groups@hhtf.org.

Volunteer Opportunity: Guerrilla Union is Looking for Volunteers for Rock the Bells!

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Guerrilla Union is looking for volunteers for Rock the Bells!

The following message is from Music Business Network member Elnaz Nesva, who is heading the search for volunteers this year. If you are interested, please send the requested information (listed below) to her at elnaz.nesva@gmail.com

It’s that time of year again!! Rock The Bells NYC show is searching for volunteers!

This year the show is being held at Governor’s Island on Saturday September 3rd.

We are looking for unpaid volunteers to help out for the entire day, starting at around 8am to around 11pm, its a long day so only serious and professional volunteers need apply!

Volunteers will be helping the Guerilla Union team (organizers of Rock the Bells) with the VIP ticket holders area, artist meet and greet, general admission area, 1 or 2 professional volunteers will be asked to help with backstage area duties and runners to help with all kinds of stuff around the show. Its a great experience and opportunity to make contacts with the organizers and everyone will have breaks to watch some of the show.

This year the roster consists of Lauryn Hill, Nas, Erykah Badu, Cypress Hill, Black Star, Common, Raekwon and Ghostface, Immortal Technique, Mobb Deep, Genius and Gza, Mac Miller, Curren$y, Slaughterhouse and many many many more! Check out the website for full listings www.rockthebells.net

All interested volunteers please e-mail me the following information: DEADLINE IS FRIDAY AUGUST 19 2011

  • Full name
  • Address
  • Cell Phone Number
  • Age (You will need photo ID – 18 and over only)
  • 2 Work References (Title, Full Name, E-mail, Telephone Number)

Send Your Info To:

Ms. Elnaz Nesva
NYC Regional Coordinator, Rock the Earth
E: elnaz.nesva@gmail.com
C: 347.445.9036

ONLY SERIOUS AND PROFESSIONAL VOLUNTEERS NEED APPLY!

About Guerilla Union

Established in 2000, Guerilla Union has developed into one of the premiere core urban lifestyle brands in the U.S., manifesting itself in many forms including music, events, media and fashion. Guerilla Union’s mission is to create experiential platforms, unique content and provide services that develop artists and their communities. Guerilla Union is a creative engineering corps dedicated to supporting artists and shaping urban culture.

Giant Step May 2011 Marketing Update

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MAY 2011

Welcome to the latest edition of Giant Step’s marketing update. This newsletter is where we share some of our latest company developments and of course some of the newest and most exciting music.

To contact Giant Step directly just send us an Email.


The Bowery Presents: An Evening w/ Seu Jorge and Almaz  FRIDAY, JULY 30  Terminal 5, New York NY

HBO: Treme Season 2 Launch

To promote the new season of Treme, HBO asked Giant Step for some fresh ideas. Our resulting integrated campaign comprised a special day party at SXSW, a real New Orleans Second Line parade through the streets of Austin (TX), a Treme iPhone app (the NOLA culture guide) and some very special videos we filmed with Treme fans such as Common, Duran Duran and Mark Ronson. Yeh-ya-right!

WATCH HERE

The Bowery Presents: An Evening w/ Seu Jorge and Almaz  FRIDAY, JULY 30  Terminal 5, New York NY

Focus Feature Screenings: Hanna and Beginners

We are continuing our series of exclusive movie pre-screenings with Focus Feature. In April we screened Hanna, directed by Joe Wright, starring Eric Bana and Cate Blanchett, followed by a very special Q&A with Hanna’s talented lead actor Saoirse Ronan. In May we will bring you Beginners, with Ewan McGregor, followed by a Q&A with director Mike Mills. May 26th, 8pm, Cobble Hill Cinemas, Brooklyn (NY).

VIP RSVP HERE

The Bowery Presents: An Evening w/ Seu Jorge and Almaz  FRIDAY, JULY 30  Terminal 5, New York NY

Gaga in the Sky

Giant Step took to the air to announce Lady Gaga’s new single and album, skywriting over both Ultra Music Festival in Miami and Coachella out in Indio, CA. We’ve been gestating Gaga’s new Born This Way project across multiple platforms, and wanted to make a splash so big that nobody within miles could miss it.

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The Bowery Presents: An Evening w/ Seu Jorge and Almaz  FRIDAY, JULY 30  Terminal 5, New York NY

Daft Punk & TRON: Legacy

We continued our long history of marketing Daft Punk by once again donning our helmets in support of their acclaimed soundtrack for Disney’s TRON: Legacy film. We kept the wheels turning both on- and off- line as the remix album R3C0NF1GUR3D took off this Spring. The overall campaign has been a wild ride; between all the publicity, listening events, music servicing and street promotion, it’s amazing that our bodies aren’t glowing!

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The Bowery Presents: An Evening w/ Seu Jorge and Almaz  FRIDAY, JULY 30  Terminal 5, New York NY

Boombox Series With Jessie J Hits 3 Million Views

The first installment of The Boombox Series, a creative partnership between Giant Step and Arcade44, has emerged as a runaway hit. Featuring UK shooting star Jessie J the video has generated over 3 million views to date. For the video series Giant Step finds bold emerging artists willing to throw themselves out there – performing their songs supported only by a boombox.

WATCH HERE

The Bowery Presents: An Evening w/ Seu Jorge and Almaz  FRIDAY, JULY 30  Terminal 5, New York NY

More Music Marketing Success

2011 has been an exciting year for our music marketing projects, with highlights including Adele’s deservedly chart-topping 21 album, Esperanza Spaulding’s Grammy triumph, Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and a steady stream of stunning releases from established and emerging artists, such as Raphael Saadiq, Sade, Marsha Ambrosius, Femi Kuti, Les Nubians, Jessie J and many more.

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NEW MUSIC, VIDEOS & EVENTS




         



Artist Profile: Traum Diggs

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Traum Diggs’ Bio:

In the same tradition as classic no-nonsense Brooklyn emcees such as Sean Price, Big Daddy Kane and Jay-Z, comes East Flatbush native, Traum Diggs. The son of Caribbean immigrants, Diggs wrote his first rhyme at the age of ten and has dedicated his life to hip-hop ever since. “I don’t want to be in a time warp but I do want people to say ‘he was one of those dudes who reminded us of the dudes that paved the way as far as lyricism and real hip-hop,’” says Diggs.

Diggs’ straight forward, crystal clear delivery is a throwback to when hip-hop was more authentic but is still relevant to today’s landscape. When you listen to a Traum Diggs song you get humor, pain, social commentary and real raw lyricism all wrapped up in one package. “I’m an autobiographical emcee,” says Diggs. “My raps are my life.”

Though he wanted to be a rapper since he was a kid, Diggs heeded his mom’s advice and left Brooklyn to go to college at Temple University in Philadelphia. The then 17-year-old vowed to finish school in four years so he could get back to the rap and he did just that graduating with a BA in journalism.

During his time at Temple, Diggs honed his skills on the mic in legendary sessions with some of the best emcees in the city. He also formed the group H.M.P. with two old friends from Brooklyn and some new affiliates from school. H.M.P. released the EP, Dead End Kids in 2000. Shortly after the release, the group disbanded and Diggs joined with a former group member, ASAV, to form the Traum ‘N ASAV Show. The duo released two mixtapes, Opening Credits (2004) and The Throwback Series: Episode One (2006) which was hosted by NY mixtape staple, Bedtyme 357. The Throwback Series garnered critical acclaim in the US and overseas and was the launching pad for Traum Diggs’ new company, 623 Entertainment.

Capitalizing on the success of The Throwback Series, Traum Diggs released a collection of previously recorded solo material titled The Essential Traum Diggs in the summer of 2008. The Essential quickly led to the kickoff of The Mission Tour.

2009 was quite a year for Traum Diggs and 623 Entertainment. While successfully headlining Mission Tour dates from NY to DC, he also had the pleasure of sharing the stage with industry vets such as Talib Kweli, DJ Premier, Styles P, and Pharoahe Monch. Diggs also released a follow up installment of The Throwback Series (Episode 2) which features classic remakes of songs by KRS-One, Rakim, and Jay-Z and an incredible dedication to the late, great, Michael Jackson titled, “Mike Jackin’ 4 Beats.”

2010 has also been a landmark year so far for Traum Diggs, from playing live with his hip hop band, Bullyfoot Massive, to going on a 13-week grooming strike. Unfortunately for his barber, Diggs spent nearly three months forgoing a haircut or shave while he attempted to finish his debut EP, Major Journalism. The EP, which was scheduled for a fourth quarter release, features all live instrumentation (totally sample-free) and will see the light of day in early 2011. He also contributed the lead single, “On My Way 2 the Store” featuring Tex1 and Khaliba from the duo’s album, The Day The Job Market Crumbled. The single and album (which Traum Diggs is heavily featured on) are available for download via iTunes and Amazon.

Though Diggs stopped the strike before finishing the EP he had good reason. That reason came in the form of the recently released mixtape titled, For Colored Girls (& White Chicks Too). The DJ Tunes assisted tape is his first conceptual project and was inspired by Ntozake Shange’s play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf and Nina Simone’s classic song “Four Women.” On the 19-track opus, Diggs gives his take on women and relationships through the stories of four different individuals.

Traum’s body of work shows that he is one of the most versatile and real emcees doing it today. The beauty of it is that he is doing it for the love and not the typical rapper trappings. “I want my legacy to be that ‘he really gave us his life’ because it’s relatable and also to hopefully inspire someone that feels like there is no outlet for them in this current state of hip-hop.”

 Check Him Out: http://cyberpr.biz/clients/2885

Come Celebrate Christmas in July w/ Kyle Hall, Great Weekend, & Son Of Sound On 7/31/10

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Event Details:

Date: 7/31/10

Time: 10:00 PM

Location: Don Hills (511 Greenwich St., New York City)

Cover: $10 (in Advance)

Event Type: Dub Step Party, Live Performance

RSVP: Facebook

Celebrate Christmas early with the 60 Hurtz Crew

Come celebrate Christmas early with the 60 Hurtz crew as they host an evening at the legendary Don Hills Nightclub. Detroit super producer Kyle Hall will spread holiday cheer with an eclectic set of House, Techno, and Dubstep for his last American tour date for the summer.

Also visiting is Chicago native Great Weekend (aka Master Khan, The Twilight Tone) dropping funky tracks from his sellout release “Its Now EP” out now on Wurst.

Plus Son of Sound (aka Henry Maldonado, House 2 House, Rhythm Section) of Play it Loud / Speak Recordings will also be dropping by to play a special set, to get people in the holiday spirit.

LowBo makes his début as the newest 60 Hurtz resident along with the Dubstep duo Stitch N Eye-V!!

And no holiday celebration is complete without presents and stocking stuffers!!

The crew will be giving away PRESENTS from the following sponsors:

  • Pioneer – HDJ-2000 headphones
  • Rockstar – Grand Theft Auto & Red Dead Redemption Games
  • Halcyon – Gift Cards
  • Wurst – Vinyl Releases
  • Nudie Jeans – Jeans
  • Café Bustelo – Coffee, Shirts and Gift Cards. Plus many more…

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$10 Pre-sale Tickets are available at wanttickets.com with promo code: DECKTHEHALLS

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***The Bandwagon 017: Kyle Hall***

Get a preview of Saturday’s festivities, as Kyle Hall will be doing a special in store session, meet & greet and record signing at Halcyon Records Friday in Dumbo Brooklyn from 5pm – 9pm

More Information is available at: www.60hurtz.com

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DJ Kyle Hall’s Bio

When people talk about The New Detroit, it’s a safe bet that 18-year-old producer and DJ Kyle Hall is going to be a major part of the conversation. Born into a musical family, Hall grew up in the same Motor City neighborhood as techno legends like Robert Hood, Kelli Hand, and Anthony “Shake” Shakir, was later mentored by guys like Mike Huckaby, and now sits at the forefront of his hometown’s next generation. He’s already dropped releases on high-quality labels like FXHE and Hyperdub, and also helms his own imprint, Wild Oats. Not bad for a kid who’s not even old enough to drink yet.

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Master Khan’s Bio

Anthony “Tone” Khan had made his bones recently in the hip-hop world as a close collaborator with Common, but the Chicago DJ/producer’s dance music bona fides are impeccable. The man behind Great Weekend did his time on the floor at The Music Box, got tips from Armando and Mike Dunn and counts none other than Chaka Khan as his Aunt. Also known as Ynot, He produced and performed on Common’s first three albums which includes the classic “Resurrection” LP where he performed on the song “Chapter 13″ [Richman vs. Poorman].It’s Now should support that assertion as well: Composed of two blinding bits of disco house, borne of a life spent in love with dance music.

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Son Of Sound’s Bio

Henry Maldonado recently reinvents himself as Son of Sound. A quick discog search will immediately associate him with his House 2 House, Rhythm Section and various other aliases during House Music’s run throughout the 90s. Releases on seminal U.S. House labels Strictly Rhythm, King Street, Henry Street and MAW Records would later set the stage for his Nu-Disco imprint Speak Recordings. His label boasts a catalog of releases that includes Nu-disco royalty In Flagranti, Nick Chacona, Michoacan, Drrtyhaze, Stevie Kotey, Dean Meredith and his own Son of Sound releases.

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Stitch N Eye-V’s Bio

Stitch N Eye-V play electronic music of all types from fat dirty house to wobbly dubstep , rocking rooms in both the big apple and the nations capitol. They love simple hooks and over compressed drums, and know how to put it all together. Forget sticking to just one genre — as DJs, they are known for their diversity and their knack for picking tracks from across the musical spectrum. With their new Dub Empire Podcast recently launched on iTunes, and plans for a digital music label underway, Stitch N Eye-V will continue to bring cutting edge dance music to U.S.

Social Networks

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Want Some Aural ?!?!?!? Listen To FREE Music By Each Artist!

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