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Ola Fresca vinyl LP release party at Joe's Pub, Manhattan 9/16
Come and listen to the fantastic Ola Fresca octet at the prestigious Joe’s Pub in Manhattan on Wed 9/16. This is the release party for the brand new LP version of “Elixir”, released by Peace & Rhythm. The album was given four stars and called “delicious, hot, modern salsa” by Songlines UK and was featured recently on PRI’s The World. Get your ticket to see them live as Ola Fesca celebrate the vinyl release of “Elixir” at Joe’s Pub! Facebook event details here.
Big Mean Sound Machine "Wolfpack" 45 Tour
Big Mean Sound Machine are hitting the road to support the brand new split 7″ with Super Hi-Fi on Peace & Rhythm. Check the dates and venues on the poster!
Big Mean Sound Machine record release party at Hinge this Friday
June 19 @ 9:00 pm | $5 Big Mean Sound Machine will be making their first ever appearance in Northampton, MA at Hinge this Friday night in celebration of their new 7″ on Peace & Rhythm, a split 45 with Super Hi-Fi. Fat Bradley will open. 9pm-2am. Details here. Big Mean Sound Machine are rooted in Ithaca, NY, but with members across the Northeast these folks have plenty of reason to deliver this humongous sound all over the damn place. A constantly-traveling brigade of funk-and-sweat, citizens armed with horns, guitars, synths and percussion all together in one Big Mean Sound...
Ola Fresca "Elixir" Album Release Party at DROM 6/10
Release party for the brand spanking new full-length album by Ola Fresca!! Jose Conde‘s band has morphed into a hard-driving salsa unit and have been getting the dancers on the floor at every stop the past year. Come and celebrate the poppin’ new album Elixir at Drom, 85 Ave A, Manhattan on Wednesday, June 10. Also appearing will be Roman Diaz Rumba Ensemble, Ann Mazzocca‘s folklore-inspired choreography and DJ Turmix spinning salsa and boogaloo straight off of classic vinyl! Ola Fresca will be playing several gigs in support of the album and Peace & Rhythm will be pressing up a...
Announcing: Big Mean Sound Machine/Super Hi-Fi split 7" Coming Soon!
Peace & Rhythm has got some hot new wax coming your way this spring & summer! We just sent off the next one to the pressing plant. We're happy to announce a forthcoming split 7" featuring a song each by Brooklyn dub band Super Hi-Fi and Ithaca-based afrofunk juggernaut Big Mean Sound Machine. Two earth-rumbling cuts by two heavy groove bands on one DJ-friendly platter, complete with a picture sleeve and two-sided insert. 800 press. The two bands will be playing some shows together this summer, so get in touch if you'd like to book them. And don't hesitate to...