Got Bass and SoCo Nightlife present
Ookay, Kennedy Jones, and Regulators
Vinnie Maniscalco, K-Mac, The Digital Connection, K-SMASH
Denver, CO, 80203
This event is 16 and over
Watch & Listen
Intense shows with incomprehensible energy, music with great supporters from big acts across the globe, as well as a likability and intimacy with fans and supporters around the world are what make everything "Ookay". With only six months' time of being in a fast-paced, competitive and growing industry, Ookay has established himself by other as "a leader" and being at the forefront of a rapid growing music genre.
With only six months creating music, Ookay has created an imprint of a growing sound within clubs and major festival. His first ever Beatport release with Ultra Records has charted very well on the electronica chart peaking at #10. With thousands of people supporting Ookay, there's no limit to where he may go. Already associating himself with names like Borgore, UZ, Flosstradamus, RL Grime, Mayhem, Craze and more, Ookay has gained mass popularity and a likability, not just personally, but musically as well.
Ookay was recently listed as one of Vibe Magazines top Trap / Moombahton artist to watch in 2013. With his recent release on the Buygore Allstars Album taking over dance floors across the world, Ookay is definitely an artist to keep your eye on in 2013 and many years to come.
Hailing from Southern California, Kennedy Jones is no stranger to bass music stages in the United States. Having had great success with his prior collaborative project which was predominantly Dubstep oriented, his last release was signed to Ultra Records. With a need for a solo project, the "Kennedy Jones" project was born taking the trapstyle bass music scene by storm. With support from artists such as Borgore, 12th Planet, Mt Eden, Luminox, Shift Key, Ookay, and more, he has proved already that his high energy bass-packed tunes can rock dance floors across the world.
Most notably, the recent release of Elvis Crespo's "Suavemente" (Kennedy Jones Trap Remix) on the Buygore All Stars Album
( http://bit.ly/kjsuavemente ) which has recently been played on the Los Angeles based radio station Power 106 and UK based radio station BBC Radio 1 by 12Th Planet ( http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p013jsw3 ). The album also features a collaboration between Kennedy Jones and Borgore with their 110BPM dance floor smasher remix of "Macarena".
Having started his solo project less than 3 months ago, Kennedy is quickly becoming recognized as the artist to watch in 2013 and keeps supporters wanting more with his versatile productions and live selection.
The recent release of Kennedy’s new original Tutch Drap has quickly gained support from notable artist around the world and has currently received air play on BBC1Xtra with Benga and N-Type.
Regulators. We regulate any stealing of his property and we damn good too. But you can't be any geek off the street. Gotta be handy with the steel if you know what I mean, earn your keep. Regulators... Mount Up!
Producer, promoter and professional envelope pusher! Vinnie Maniscalco has quickly become the EDM Trap Music ambassador for Colorado.
Constantly working hard to bring representatives to Denver including:
Luminox, CRNKN, HEROES & VILLAINS, ETC! ETC!, BRILLZ, and Trap-A-Holics. His live performances are setting trends throughout the scene and his music speaks for itself (http://www.soundcloud.com/vmaniscalco). Taking influences and samples from Big Room House & Dubstep Anthems, his remixes have gained support from artists across the globe (Foreign Beggars, Figure, Heroes x Villains, Luminox) and countless blogs (The Music Ninja, Ariel Noise, and Dani Deahl). Be on the lookout for new collaborations with Selina Albright, Whiskey Pete, and several other amazing vocalists in 2012.
K-Mac (Kevin McIntosh) has been involved with music as long as he can remember. At the age of six he learned to play the piano, and as a teen became trained in jazz guitar. Electronic music has been his focus over the past few years, progressing his production and DJ skills, K-Mac has been destroying with his live sets around the Colorado area. For a scene that seems to be becoming more and more monotonous, K-Mac brings his own refreshing take on electronic music, which will never stop evolving.
The Digital Connection
The Digital Connection is the musical alias of Ricky Shine. In 2008 Ricky Shine age 18, a boulder resident for life, was living in the heart of downtown Denver, where he was exposed to the vast dance music scene. Attending club Beta and other shows almost weekly, the desire to be behind the decks grew even more. With a background in playing bass guitar with several local metal and jam bands, this new found passion of "bass" music seemed like the right direction to go. The first songs were made on FL studio under the name "Stucatto" and can mostly be considered Electro House style. His friend Guam was the first person to introduce Ricky to the world of mixing. The first live DJ performance by Ricky was a house party, which was thrown by the soon to be the Got Bass Music crew in the spring of 2009.
During the summer of 09 Ricky dubbed himself the alias "The Digital Connection." The first track made under this name was an ambient track called "Waking Awareness" which featured a clip from artist Alex Grey. After a month or so of developing a new style, he was introduced to the program Ableton Live, and the ability to mix tracks using the device APC40. This opened up a whole new world of possibilities by allowing him to bring the songs to a live set. After a while Ricky started DJing house parties and personal shows for friends, which eventually turned into playing for crowds of people with Got Bass Ent. only a few months later.
The Digital Connection has performed in many small clubs and bars in the Denver and Boulder area including The Mix, Mini Bar, Diamond After Dark, The Marquis, Cervantes, and even the A-Basin resort. Recently with the self release of "The Space Man E.P, The Digital Connection has received a lot of attention from music blogs, websites, and music labels. With Ricky's passion for all kinds of music, you can expect to hear anything ranging from down tempo ambient tunes to dubstep and glitch hop bangers in his live set.
Live instruments are also being added into the mix with a live drummer as well as live bass and synth to bring out the full experience of DC's music.
Kelly Lindau or DJ K-SMASH has been producing tracks since 2009.
Started mixing 90's Hip Hop on vinyl in 2008.
Began learning how to produce music in 2009 (Ableton Live)
Formed Mile High Complex, an electronic duo, with Trenton Balstad (EZT of Stereo Force) in 2009
Started DJ-ing professionally in 2010
Began the solo project, K-Smash in 2011
Member of Got Bass - November 2011
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