TFS will be doing a BYOB (bring your own beats) beat battle canned food drive and B-Day celebration for staff/instructor id aka Ian Davis on Friday, December 19th at Showdown in San Francisco (10 6th street between Mission and Market). This event is benefit to raise money for and draw attention to TFS’ Beats4Lunch IndieGoGo campaign to sustain program at West Oakland Middle School—a free lunchtime to afterschool beatmaking and DJ’ing program that TFS has done since Sept. 2012.
This competition will see producers playing their beats head-to-head tournament style, battling it out for prizes (FL Studio Signature license, Deckadance Mixing Software, iStandard Lifetime website Membership, a TFS Beats4Lunch t-shirt and Soul Groove gift certificate), and will also feature live beat performances from judges Bayroo Burner, Ikabod Bum, Poetiq Beetz, as well as additional judging from Chicago Hip Hop legend, Dug Infinite. Other performers include TFS staff Triton Bloom (TFS LA, live beat set) and id (MC set), as well as Timestretch DJ’ing. Battle/event hosted by Phillipdrummond and Dr. Gann. For more info or to enter, contact:
Twitter @tfs_beats facebook.com/todaysfuturesound facebook.com/philthydrummond info at todaysfuturesound.org