Bottom Forty

Bottom Forty is a mirror ball in New York, a basement in Chicago, a cruise in L.A. and a night in the desert.

Bottom Forty Presents: La Fraicheur (Berlin, Leonizer, FWB) 8.13 // ~`Warehouse Party`~

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August 10, 2016

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Bottom Forty Presents a w~a*~r*~*E~H*~o~*u~~S*~~E~ *P~**A~R~**T*~Y~*~~ with an extended set from:

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La Fraicheur (Berlin, Leonizer Records)
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HOSTED BY
Breaker Shardaze (Sharlese), Kara Phoebe, Nark, Britt Brutality, HIGH & TIGHT, Israel Butch Rose Oka, Shannon Colleen, Elio Mauricio, Sean Andersson & more

~Secret Warehouse Location on the rail road tracks ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ REVEALED: Mobius Cycle, 207 S Horton St, Seattle, WA 98134
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~art, environment, lighting and sensory experience provided by Bottom Forty and local artists
~Bottom Forty is for everyone, everyone is welcome, communities are bonded over dance, there is zero tolerance for judgement/hate/phobias/harassment, this is our safe space to close our eyes and dance all night and touch souls and butts or
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~Saturday August 13th 11pm-6am
~Earlybird presale tickets available // Tickets $12-20
~Tickets at Universe.com/BottomForty

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About La Fraicheur-
For over a decade now as a DJ – first in Paris, then Montreal and now in Berlin – La Fraicheur has been brewing her own blend of Deep House & Techno beats sprinkled with tropical soulful Bass & Booty sounds when the mood strikes her. Marathon DJ, part of the Leonizer Record crew and the Female:Pressure network, she can go on for countless hours, running the gamut from classics to this new song that got released two hours ago… She is a resident in Berlin’s reknowned Wilde Renate. Now she’s expanding her craft by producing her own music, and starting 2016 with an armful of EPs ranging from ravy epic tech-house to dark pumping electro, spacious open air deep house to melancholic electronica.

She has toured in France, Germany, USA East & West Coasts, Canada,Mexico, Japan, Norway, Spain, Switzerland, Slovenia etc? including at famed clubs Tresor, About Blank, KitKat Club, Prince Charles, Kater Holzig, Wilde Renate (Berlin) Showcase, Social Club, Nouveau Casino, Pulp, Batofar, Machine du Moulin
Rouge (Paris), Mono (Mexico) or Trump Room (Tokyo) La Fraicheur hosted radioshows on Radio Campus France, Berlin Community Radio, Reboot.fm,CKUTMontreal, Frission & Sceen.

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Bottom Forty Becomes a Record Label!

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January 6, 2016

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There’s a certain fire in the air lately and it’s the reverberations of things new and old coming together. Friends and artists have been devoted to their work, all the work that goes behind the shimmery shield of social media, that you have no idea about. Ten years of personal perseverance and over five years of Bottom Forty perseverance, regardless of who fired us for not being mainstream enough, has helped made this release happen and it is just one of many debuts to happen this year, not just for me and Bottom Forty, but for so many of the people you know and the people that have kept you dancing, prancing, fucking, connecting and growing for years. Please, from the fragile, artistic hearts of all those in the Bottom Forty crew, come join us this Saturday at Kremwerk to celebrate the N.D.S.F. release!

Stream and pre-order here:

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Pre-order on Bandcamp.

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Exclusive Mix 043: Karl Kamakahi

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May 6, 2015

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Karl Kamakahi is one of the gold standards of house music in Seattle. Founder of Seattle’s De La Creme crew, Karl learned to DJ in 1989 in his home Pearl City, Hawaii, taught by legendary Hawaiian DJ James Coles. He began experimenting with freestyle, transitioned into techno, and eventually felt the most at home with house music in the early years of the house movement in 1992. Playing parties and residencies Minneapolis, Denver, San Francisco, Portland, Madison, and St. Paul, Karl’s latest efforts in Seattle caught the notice of Brian Lyons and Wesley Holmes of the world-renowned Flammable crew. Karl was asked to join as resident DJ several years ago, and released the first ever mix CD to represent Seattle’s flagship house music party, now the longest running house music night on the west coast, nearly 20 years of house magic.

In Seattle, Karl has played and created terrific parties in venues such as Re-bar, The Woods, The Cuff, Electric Tea Garden, Expansions on KEXP, The Underground, The Baltic Room, Havana, The Monkey Loft. In addition to Flammable Sundays at ReBar, Karl is the creator of Seattle house pillars like Proper at Baltic Room and Soft Option at Monkey Loft.

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Interview and track list after the jump

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Bottom Forty Sneak Peak – FJAAK

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September 12, 2014

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The time is almost here! Tomorrow night the Bottom Forty crew is joined by San Francisco’s very own Vin Sol at Kremwerk. Our countdown includes a daily sneak peak into our stash of tracks we’ve been gathering just for you. Today’s track is a syncopated house banger by Berlin’s FJAAK called Seven Miles High and was selected by Nark. Enjoy and we’ll see you tomorrow night at the klurb!

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If you haven’t yet RSVPd to the event, do so now! We’ll have limited edition B40 stickers at the door, so get there early. RSVP to bottomfortyseattle@gmail.com or on the Book of Face event.

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Bottom Forty Interior Sneak Peak – Andreas Saag

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September 11, 2014

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We’re just two days away from the Bottom Forty Interior with Vin Sol this Saturday at Kremwerk. Our musical salivary glands are dripping with anticipation so we’re giving you a daily sneak peek into our record bags. Today’s track was selected by spaceotter and is called In The Box by Andreas Saag. It’s a minimal tech house jam with a few old school breakbeats thrown in for good measure. Enjoy and we’ll see you this Saturday kittehs!

If you haven’t yet RSVPd to the event, do so now! We’ll have limited edition B40 stickers at the door, so get there early. RSVP to bottomfortyseattle@gmail.com or on the Book of Face event.

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B40 Interior Sneak Peek – Borrowed Identity

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September 10, 2014

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Just three more days until the Bottom Forty Interior this Saturday at Kremwerk! So to help you keep track, we’re giving you a sneak peak of what we have on tap for you. Today we have a vocal hook-heavy deep house jam by Borrowed Identity selected by Nark!

Only 23 years young, Borrowed Identity resides in Germany but original hails from Romania. Even at his tender age, he seems to have a well seasoned ear with no less than eight releases under his belt.

If you haven’t yet RSVPd to the event, do so now! We’ll have limited edition B40 stickers at the door, so get there early. RSVP to bottomfortyseattle@gmail.com or on the Book of Face event.

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B40 Interior Sneak Peek – Moiré

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September 9, 2014

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Ok listen up, the Bottom Forty Interior party is this Saturday Sep. 13 at Kremwerk and we have the amazing DJ/producer Vin Sol on hand to shake us down! All the Bottom Forty residents will be on hand to contribute their signature sounds to the night as well. What can you expect to hear you ask? Well first off, you can be assured that everything you’ll hear will be qual-i-tee.

I’ll give you a little sneak peek of what’s in my virtual record bag for this weekend. Starting with a track from Moiré out on the Werkdiscs imprint. It’s a moody and acid tinged jam that bounces around your head like an atom under the influence of hallucinogens. The B40 crew will surly serve it up propperly this Saturday!

Bonus! Here’s a mix Moiré put together for Fact Magazine last month.

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If you haven’t yet RSVPd to the event, do so now! We’ll have limited edition B40 stickers at the door, so get there early. RSVP to bottomfortyseattle@gmail.com or on the Book of Face event.

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Exclusive Mix 036: A Digital Needle

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August 21, 2014

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Have you ever wanted to teleport to another city and check out a couple DJs or a club night only because of what you’ve heard? Take for example, A Digital Needle (ADN), Dylan and John are the two masterminds who make ADN the recognizable team that they are. I have come to find that both their musical selection and sound quality is exceptional. Their edits are indeed something to look forward to and covet. So if I had teleport capabilities I would put “Beam Me Up” on the top of that list. First stop, Toronto, Ontario.

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interview and track list after the jump

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Bottom Forty, The Revival Party

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July 23, 2014

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The news is out, after months and months of work, planning and rebranding, we are so completely thrilled to announce the revival of Bottom Forty as an event and dance experience. Please join us on the 2nd Saturdays at Kremwerk, starting on August 9th, with special guest headliner and one of our top podcasters, Hyasynth.

As always, Bottom Forty’s inspiration comes from the travel and adventures of our crew, the video above was compiled from clips from my travels over the past year.

RSVP your first and last name to BottomFortySeattle@gmail.com and we’ll give you a free Bottom Forty t-shirt upon arrival (while supplies last), if we run out, your cover charge will be halved.

Join our Facebook invite here and get ready to get lifted.

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Category: Nightlife

Hard Ton Will Flatten the West Coast This Summer

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July 9, 2014

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The larger than life Italian disco diva Hard Ton has teamed up with our pals at Friends With Benefits Records to release a summer house anthem EP called “We Got Luv.” The EP will be released in early September and features remixes from Severino + HiFi Sean, Matrixxman and Victor Rotciv.

Hard Ton will be landing on the west coast Thursday, July 31st and hitting the following cities:

• Seattle – Thurs July 31st at Chop Suey with Ononos, The Tempers, Two Dudes In Love and Nark (Facebook event)
• Vancouver BC – Sunday Aug. 3rd at Electric Owl with Futurewife, 2DIL, and Taffi Louis (Facebook event)
• Los Angeles – Thurs Aug. 7th at Monte Cristo with Chris Bowen, Victor Rodriguez, Trevor Sigler and 2DIL
• San Francisco – Sat Aug. 9th at F8 with Trevor Sigler, 2DIL, Robin Simmons & Elaine Denham (Facebook event)

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Preorder the We Got Luv EP here

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