Marvel Years w/ Krooked Drivers, JK Soul, Lidsky and Mr. Bugatti
2637 Welton St.,
Denver, CO, 80205
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM (event ends at 2:00 AM)
This event is 16 and over
Having recently made a surprise guest appearance performing at a sold-out Pretty Lights Red Rocks show in Denver, CO - Marvel Years (a.k.a. Cory Wythe) the up-and-coming producer out of Burlington, Vermont, is making waves within the electro-soul hip-hop scene. Gaining wide noteriety throughout EDM blogs and social media, Marvel Years is more than just a DJ/producer. He is a genius on guitar and shreds well beyond what you would expect from a guitarist his age. His blend of electronic beats and shredding soulful guitar on his original tunes and remixes creates a sound that is a unique hybrid of EDM combing glitch, retro-funk, soul, jazz and hip-hop. Often compared to Pretty Lights and GriZ, Marvel Years has smooth funky sounding music on lock, and his releases are primed and ready for you to forget your troubles and enter into a happier state of mind that are impossible not to love.
Marvel Years is working on future releases and will be dropping a number of singles and collaborations throughout the fall of 2013.
Marvel Years’ sophomore EP appropriately titled Nowhere But Up was released on April 9th through Gravitas Recordings with great success. It is available for free download, as is all Marvel Years music.
A kid with a dream, Marvel Years has the talent and the drive as he becomes a household name. Keep your eye on this fresh artist who is making big moves…. And become marveled yourself.
JK Soul is a producer / performer who produce hip-hop beats and trip hop music with electro sounds influences. His musical spectrum range from trip hop, hip hop, turntabilism, funk, soul, jazz, dubstep, minimal, dnb genre and chillout lounge music.
He started his musical career as a radio technician at a local radio station in Izola (Slovenia) at the age of 12.At a very young age of he was also involved with Tomy or Zox Productions, producing a large number of house tracks, which were sold throughout Europe. The track "Music Makes Me Happy" was positioned on almost all European dance charts in (2003). Later on he has discovered his passion for hip-hop and trip –hop under the influences of his long time friend Gramatik. He started discovering the magic world of beats, starches and raw hip-hop tunes and became known as one of the best scratch DJs in Slovenia with more than 10 years of experience and stared performing on concerts with the Slovenian hip-hop group 5.Element (under the artist name - DJ Flegmatik) and has preformed in all major Slovenian hip-hop festivals and events.
His first album was released in 2009 on the Cold Busted (Denver, CO) label. "Dinner with the Beatz Vol.1" was a highly fulfilling debut album. With fresh styles, skills and influences from the roots and culture of early Hip Hop and Soul, Vol. 1 is served with funky, jazzy and fresh beats, melodies and samples with tastes and styles that make it a delicious 18-track album. Same year he toured the US in Nov/Dec 2009 together with Gramatik , as an opening act for Pretty Lights.
In May 2010 he has released his 2nd album from the series " Dinner with the Beatz" with a great success. The album went straight into the TOP10 Chillout Chart @ Beatport.com. The single "The Music" topped the Beatport chart and remained there more than a month. After more than 6 months the track was still moving on the TOP 10 Chiilout chart and was a part of Beatport's "TOP 10 Chillout songs of 2010". The album entered also on the DCOC - Deutche officall Chill Out Charts taking the 2nd spot on the Album chart, and the track "The Music" #2 on the Singles Chart.
After the US tour JK stopped further European touring and dedicated himself to the new productions.
His 3rd album "SHADOWS", released in August 2010 , involved street soul hiphop music, with wobble bass lines, synths and many other electronic sounds. Many important sources and web sites gave it a positive review.
In April 2011, Boris Bilenjki (manger and owner of Agency 4 Artists involved in managing and working with Parov Stelar, Basement Freaks, Cayetano, Carmen Rizzo, Quasamodo, Ancient Astronauts, Valique, MopMop, Brixton Boogie, Jayl Funk, V.Georgiev, Smokey Bandits, UMBO and YouTube phenomena Take Some Crime) get hold of JK Soul's work, and signed exclusive contract with him.
In May 2011 JK Soul grounded his own label "FAT Sound", and finally in June 2011 released on it "Dinner with FAT beatz", his latest long-player.
AIt immediately got a big attention and very good reviews from journalists and artist community as well as international radio play, and different collaboration offers and opportunities.
Following the invitation to SFF (Sarajevo Film Festival) and mini Croatian - Bosnian tour, JK started preparing different set-up's and concepts for his live appearances planned for 2012 both in Europe and North America.
In October 26th he released his "UNIVERSAL LOVE EP". The EP was a success and you can find it still on the top 10 Beatport.com Chill Out chart.
Recently JK Soul produced a full lenght album for one of the best slovenian MC's EMKEJ. Album called "Znajdi Se" and was released on 5th of March 2012. The 1st single "Znajdi Se" went straight on #2 on MTV Adria "domacica chart" just in 2 weeks. A "Znajdi se "tour started on 7th of March @ Kino Udarnik (Maribor, SLO). The show was sold out.
At the end of March the e-store leader for eletronic music Beatport.com has given to JK Soul the BMA (beatport music award) nomination for "best chill out artist of 2011".
"Inspired by ancient japanese legend about the giant Catfish that causes earthquakes, JK Soul start digging and found the track Catfish blues, that (according to Paul Oliver- Screening the Blues) was initially composed by Mississippi delta blues singer Jim Jackson in 1928, and originally called "Kansas city blues part 3". 1941 Robert Petwey recorded his version, renaming it in "Catfish Blues"
Demo version grabbed immediate attention of Kabanjak (ESL Music, Switchstance recordings) in Germany and Cayetano (KLIK, Etage Noir) in Greece. JK found a great Canadian painter, Robert Ives, who contributed his canvas "Catfish" for the cover of this release.
TAKE ME HIGHER:
JK Soul is preparing a new full lenght album witch will be intitled »Take Me Higher« and it will be released on Cayetano's Greek record label »Pale Records«. The album will be a pure mixture of music geners from funk, to dubstep, house and drumnbass.
Krooked Drivers is an electrohiphopsoul duo consisting of Maddy O'neal and Donnie Dalbora based in Denver Colorado. Their sound is a combination of classic boom-bap hip hop drums with heavy hitting bass lines accompanied by warm soulful samples. Their influences range from classic 90's hip hop to jazz, soul, funk and everything in between. When it comes to live performance Krooked Drivers will keep you on your toes fusing high energy and emotion that explodes into an all out dance party. Krooked Drivers is an ever evolving duo striving to push the envelope of production as well as their own sound, imagination, and creativity.
My name is Daniel Evans, and I am an electronic dance music DJ/Producer. To check out my mixes and sounds, go to my soundcloud page @ http://soundcloud.com/daniel-evans-8. Hope you enjoy.
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