Get your dance one at O Face Sundays at your favorite spot in PDX---- Groove Suite
This week we're throwing some you some dubby, breakbeat, in your face bass music capped off by a local favorite!...... Merchants Of
Merchants Of ----
These two have been leaving crowds breathless for years; From sweaty basement parties, bass thumping main room venues, and outdoor festivals to their blend of ghetto gangster techno dance music that is drenched in filth and you're never going to want to wash that hand again. No one is quite sure what exactly these MERCHANTS OF are selling, but one thing's for sure- you're going to want more.
Quillan Rushton and Andrew Bitans aka Merchants Of have played opening sets and shared stages with the likes of Claude Von Stroke, Christian Martin, Miles Dyson, J Phlip, Worthy, Ladytron, Simply Jeff & Egyptian Lover. During those same years, the musical tastes and mixing skills of these two prolific DJs has continued to evolve, getting deeper, funkier, and dirtier, and showing no signs of letting up. Keep your ear on these two as they continue to hone their production skills in the studio. With a recent release on San Francisco's Ping Pong Records and more to come, Merchants Of are guaranteed to bring the BASS for your FACE and the BOUNCE for that ASS.
Hailing from Baltimore, ABG brings a blend of glitchy, dubby, morphing synth lines into the world of grimey tech-house and bmore club. Mashing old school sensibility with a fresh production style, ABG will leave you drenched in GRIMEY techy goodness.
Often samplers offer filters, modulation via low frequency oscillation and other synthesizer-like processes that allow the original sound to be modified in many different ways. Most samplers have polyphonic capabilities - they are able to play more than one note at the same
Harbinger of the Basspocalypse. Dance or die. 'nuff said.