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Jon Charnis is a name that surfaced after a whirlwind of a track — “Prophecy”, his own hit, released on Dixon’s Innervisions imprint. In the last two years, Jon has taken his success and run with it, releasing tunes on a slew of reputable labels from All Day I Dream to Supernature and Leftroom. Some eye-opening gigs nationally and internationally have established his place in the industry.

This Saturday we invite Jon Charnis back to Public Works as part of a hefty lineup for Distrikt’s Holidaze fundraiser alongside talents like Ben Seagren, Sabo and more. Ahead of the gig, Charnis releases an engulfing Sunday School Session mix.

Click HERE to buy tickets for Distrikt Holidaze Dec. 6.

via Crack Magazine

‘A documentary has appeared online about Tonka Soundsystem; the party that gave birth to the careers of DJ Harvey and Felix Dickinson. The film tracks the history of the crew and follows a selection of DJs and Tonka associates as they prepare for a night at Brighton’s infamous acid house haven, The Zap Club, in 1990.

Check out the 20 minute documentary for yourself below.’

Click HERE to read the original article.

Also, make sure to catch DJ Harvey tomorrow night right here at Public Works!
To some of you, he’s simply a name mentioned in an old Snoop Dogg song. To the rest of us, his is the original “Lodi Dodi” a tale of urban romance and betrayel, rife with characters and environments that spoke of the life of the streets. It’s Slick Rick’s penchant for vivid narratives that set him apart in his early career. With lush, evocative lyrics, Rick painted a timely portrait of New York’s gritty undergound, all to rhythm of a burgeoning Hip-Hop culture. Fast-forward to 2014 and Rick’s legacy is alive and well, his most famous works still garnering regular airplay across the globe. While we may be familiar with his music, we are most undoubtedly less familiar with the man. We’ve compiled a few tidbits for you to get to know Rick a little better before his show at Public Works tonight.

Here’s 10 things you should know about Slick Rick … Read more ›
Ahead of a graciously intimate evening with the Wolf & Lamb family founding fathers, producers Zev Le Wolfe and Gadi Mizrahi, delve into an assortment of tracks they laid out for a recent Beatport chart. Plus, take a stab at an awesome mix they put out for Clash Magazine.

“For their exclusive Clash mix, the duo have opted for a set of slow-burning, disco and soul-infused house that isn’t afraid to go oh-so deep. There are also plenty of funkier textures in there as well, including some deliriously jazzy moments that skirt mischievously around the boundaries of fusion, before winding things back firmly into blissed-out club cut territory,” as written on ClashMagazine.

via Buzzfeed.

Seriously, where did they find these?

Click HERE to see all the photos on Buzzfeed, and come celebrate Halloween here at Public Works with The Martinez Brothers, DJ Sneak an NU this Friday! Click HERE for tickets!

There was a time when we all thought Virtual Reality games were gonna be the next big thing, with scores of gamers donning oversized helmets that inmmersed you into a digitial landscape, rife with gun-toting aliens and strange, f***ed up angles. Luckily for us though, the VR wave subsided a bit, after throngs of VR users were hospitalized for concussions caused by repeatedly bumping into walls. Now, the virtual reality worlds of the past are the backdrops to the music videos of the future. WEDIDIT Collective’s Groundislava, a California based electronic music producer exploits the aesthetic to astounding effect for his new video for the “Girl Behind the Glass” track off his newest release “Frozen Throne.” Directed by The Great Nordic Sword Fights, the warbling animated treatment was apparently “inspired by the cyberpunk world of neuromancer, [and] puts you first seat in the virtual reality eyes … Read more ›
“Born to be queen”, according to Vice’s THUMP, Cakes Da Killa has seen a steep rise within the last two years, already with two highly regarded albums under his belt.

In collaboration with 120 Minutes and Swagger Like Us, we bring you a lineup this Friday night stacked with fierce personalities. From Cakes Da Killa’s ferocious lyricism to MikeQ’s Vogue-house, and Rye Rye’s fresh sound, dancing shoes are a must Oct. 17 as we bring together these three bold characters.

Cakes and MikeQ are on their ’2Cunts 1Whip’ tour together this month, both dishing out quite the performances with a roaring stage presence. Catch them tomorrow — and if you haven’t bought tickets yet, NOW is your chance. Grab them HERE!

THUMP got a chance to hang with Cakes for a day. Read the whole feature HERE!