Bubblin February: Kush Arora (SF – Surefire) + RUDE DUDES (PDX – Still Ill)

Bubblin keepin it hot in February with Kush Arora and RUDE DUDES!

About Kush Arora

Kush Arora has been sculpting sound in San Francisco and beyond for the past decade. He has branded his own signature imprint on bass driven music. All shades of Dub, Garage, Dancehall,and Indo-Caribbean influences merge into the unique genre known worldwide as Dread Bass. Intelligent yet driving, cultural and simultaneously resistant, the tunes walk the balance between the club and the studio, keeping motion in mind.With these futuristic stylings, Kush wears many hats all rooted in Dub and Electronica. These influences can be heard throughout his diverse, 10-record discography.
Active in SF, Kush is a member of Surya Dub which was awarded Best Club Night by SF Weekly for two consecutive years (2007-08) and has been at the center of the West Coast Dread Bass, Dubstep, and Electronica movement. Kush would find himself on the road frequently as ambassador for the Surya Dub Crew, opening for the likes of Flying Lotus, The Bug , SubSwara, Bassnectar, and Thievery Corp.
Recent production work has Kush remixing artists such as Elephant Man, Lady Chann, Balkan Beat Box, Zion I, Nickodemus,and many more. In turn his tracks have been remixed by the likes of Rogue State, Eskmo, and England’s Steakhouse Crew. His work has caught attention of Pitchfork Mag, who referred to him as a “laptop musician extraodinaire”, BBC 1’s Mary Anne Hobbs dubbed his Brooklyn To SF release “a beautiful piece of work”.
Recently, the “Voodoo Sessions” EP revealed a new dance and bass fueled injection into Kush Arora music combining African, Funky, and Bashment influences. This showcases the diversity of his sound system live Dub performances.

Kush Arora – Seriously Tribal Mix

1. Dubloner and Issac Haile Selassie – Wickedman ( Kush Arora Remix, out on Def’Child Recordings Oct 21st)
2. Kush Arora – Humidifier ( Hanuman Remix/SteakHouse Productions)
3. Dj Cleo – More Ruthless
4. Black Motion ft. Jah Rich – Banane Mavoko (Dub Mix)
5.Hardhouse Banton – Reign ( Roska ‘Ard Food Remix)
6.Da Capo – African Roots ft. Black Spear
7.Thebe Tha Rocka – Nomathemba
8.DJ Nkoh – Asijabuleni Sonke
9. Kush Arora – Spanish Wall Street Riddim Series Preview
Mega Banton – Shake Sitten
Jah Dan – International Currency
10. Magic System – Un Gaou A Oran(Shaun d remix)
11. Breach – Man Up (with a Snippet of MC ZULU- Caress)
12. Dubblestandart, David Lynch & Lee “Scratch” Perry – Chrome Optimism ( Kush Arora Tropical Bass Remix)
13. Oliver – Subiu,Desceu (MCWesley)


Rude Dudes is a DJ Duo from Portland, OR consisting of DJ RAD! and Solomon, DJ. Not your conventional DJs, and definitely not the
conventional duo, Rude Dudes are smashing genres and putting them back together in a crazy blender, lighting up parties and shows for the last 3 years. Doing what DJ’s call 1’s, with 2 turntables and mixer, they mix back to back, always working the mixer, blowing through records at a mindblowing speed. Rude Dudes have shared the stage together and seprately with the likes of Chromeo, Kid Sister, Flosstradamus, Z-trip, Ladytron, Major Lazer, A-trak, Ghostland Observatory, Simian Mobile Disco, Little Boots, and many more. Playing every genre under the sun, from Electro to Bmore to Hip Ho, Dubstep, Moombahton, House, Baile Funk, and Funky, they’re always bending genres and melding tracks for an insane ride.

RUDE DUDES Winter Tropixx Mix

danca do zumbi feat mc oscar – zombie disco squad
bicycle (tanlines remix/dudes san vox edit) – memory tapes
dance in yr blood – lamin fofana
fiera di vinil (dj spin laden pinche bass remix/ rude quicken it edit) – sunsplash
picante (greenmoney remix) – busy signal
man up ( dude chant edit ) – breach
when i dip ( rude horn break edit ) – bingo players
mad drumz – dj master d
kickstarts ( afrojack remix ) – example
perepe (riva star rechunk remix/ rude dude boom boom edit) – solo
flutesnoot (flutesnoots b live mix) – edu k
panic – emperatron
digital love (bart bmore christian luke bootleg) – daft punk

with Bubblin Residents
Lincolnup & Ben Tactic

Friday February 11 2011
The Crown Room
205 NW 4th Chinatown PDX
21+ free b4 1100 $3 after

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