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HUSHcast at Electric Forest 2017: Weekend One

June 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm CDT


HUSHconcerts creates unique experiences for a blossoming community of live entertainment
aficionados and provides top-notch production and promotion services for artists, producers,
promoters, managers, agents, and brands. HUSHconcerts is a proud product of California and a proponent of progressive values such as race, gender and sexual equality, and environmental sustainability. We are a relentless innovator and a leader in providing creative solutions to the challenges facing entertainment communities in urban settings. HUSHconcerts promises to chase perfection and catch excellence for every facet of its work for its fans, clients, and partners.MoPo is a master craftsman and his building material is the world’s most precious commodity: TIME. Consider yourself fortunate If you get a chance catch a Motion Potion DJ set these days. An enormous amount of thought, planning, and scheming has to occur to make them happen. MoPo approaches his shows like a college professor, or a football coach, putting hours of preparation and thought into exactly who will be listening, and how exactly to reach into their souls. Every set is different, and each can unfold in hundreds of different ways, and this intense focus on preparation makes him so versatile, so intense, and so much damn fun. These are “DJ sets” in the classic sense, unfolding like poems with every song a word and every mix or drop a bit of punctuation. Once known as the “DJ for people who hate DJ’s” it would be more accurate to say that this is the DJ for those who love live music.Chicago based by way of SF and LA, Clap Back (previously performing under Split) has produced tracks and played at clubs & festivals across the country. He’s played alongside acts such as MK, Tensnake, Tiger & Woods, The Knocks, Flight Facilities, Goldroom, Breakbot, RAC, Skream, Annie Mac and many more.Chip “Mancub” Corwin has been voted as a top ten dj of San Francisco. He has been blowing up the block party jams for over ten years. Mancub has a very diffinitive style of turntable tricks that have earned him slots beside some of the dance industry’s biggest headliners. His turntable antics are too numerous to mention but include scratching while wearing boxing gloves, he certainly knows how to work the crowd into a frenzy!!You can hear his mixes on the internet radio station pulseradio.net, netamp.com or djmancub.com. The netamp show is aired on the last Wednesday of the month or archived. Mancub also plays for the infamous playa posse The Space Cowboys, ripping up a rare storm on the mighty Unimog at numerous unforgettable party’s. Mancub has recently joined Sleevin records and is supporting us in a big wayAs President of Jet Entertainment, Jody has spent the last 20 years honing his creative talents, traveling through North America, where he immersed himself in the hottest new trends in music, fashion, lifestyle and entertainment. Armed with a wealth of knowledge and a network of creative professionals, Jody returned to Toronto and Launched Jet Entertainment – a company inspired by the power, vigor and speed with which today’s coolest ideas become tomorrow’s hottest trends. Now thriving in it’s 8th year in business, Jet has produced over 1500 events and continues to grow as a leading event production and entertainment company in the city of Toronto. Our roster of clients include: Acura, Audi, Lexus, CSAE, General Mills, Hard Rock Hotels, CP24, Telus, Nike, Tim Horton’s, Microsoft, McDonalds, Deloitte, Scotiabank, Interac, Sick Kids Hospital, Make A Wish.Vourteque is one of America’s quickly rising stars in the electro swing and neo-vaudeville communities. Musician, producer, remix artist, DJ, carny and ringmaster – Vourteque entertains and wows crowd from Los Angeles to New York. He’s one of the minds behind Chicago’s Rouge! electro swing night, a Do312 nightlife awards nominated monthly that’s featured guests such as Good Co., Lord Justice and Dutty Moonshine.

Vourteque’s sound can best be described as a cross behind the more house and disco influenced European style of electro swing but injected with a good dose of good ol’ American industrial, techno and gothic blues. His single, Whiskey Drinker, has gotten acclaim and plays throughout the internet, and his first release, The Swing Mechanical, still sells robustly two years out and can be found on Amazon, iTunes, Spotify, Beatport and more.

He’s played for a wide variety of promoters and shows, from The Steampunk Ball in Tampa and The Anachronism in New York to being a favorite dj at Detroit’s Theatre Bizarre show three years in a row now. He’s been described as one of the best steampunk and electro swing DJs in the United States and has never left a crowd feeling let down.

He’s currently working on a full length album featuring collaborations with Professor Elemental, Sabrina Chap, Carey Rayburn of Good Co, Joe Harbinson and Alex Johns of Ford Theatre Reunion and, of course, Mr. Automatic whom he frequently performs and produces with.

For more information check out his website – www.Vourteque.com
For booking contact Booking@Dead2MeRecords.comA sonically fulfilling, soon-to-be-forgotten experience with a DJ you can pretend you don’t know next time you see him.Tortuga is a music project, featuring songs written by Mike Leahy (7 Shot Screamers) and backed by an amazing group of St.Louis musicians via the Big Muddy Records roster.Electric Forest, Spring Awakening, Freaky Deaky, North Coast Fest, Wavefront Fest, React Presents artist. Former NFL lineman.
Opened for / supported: Kaskade, Alesso, TJR, Oliver Heldens, Borgeous, Tommy Trash, The M Machine, Afrojack, Steve Aoki, Wolfgang Gartner, Bingo Players, Zedd, John Dahlback, Krewella, 3lau, Sidney Samson, Porter Robinson, Nervo, Hardwell, R3hab, The Chainsmokers, Cash Cash, Hard Rock Sofa, Mord Fustang, Uberjakd, Autoerotique, Zebo, Inphinity, Kalendr, Tony Arzadon, Milk N Cookies, Shermanology, Lookas, Porn N Chicken, Jordan V, Trentino, Orville Kline, Midnight Conspiracy, Dante, Steve Smooth, & D2A.Music is my passion especially when it comes to Dance, Electro, House and Trance. I share my taste of these genres so that my followers could also enjoy.Keith MacKenzie has emerged as one of the driving forces behind the global breakbeat scene, regularly gigging across the US and Europe. Now based in Chicago, Keith spent his formative years in the now legendary Florida rave scene racking up early credits on influential labels like DJ Icey’s Zone Records and After Dark before launching his own label. Illeven:Eleven Recordings, now in its 11th year of operations, built a reputation for releasing quality collaborations from a diverse roster of artists (Audiostalkers, Deekline & Ed Solo, Fixx, Infiniti, Bass Kleph, Gigi Barocco, Rico Tubbs, Sporty-O, Sue Cho and Whiskey Pete have all released on the label) making it a Beatport mainstay in the process. Under the informal moniker of KMFX alongside Fixx he’s gone on to release internationally on labels like Deekline’s Rat Records, as well as Punks, the venerable UK imprint formed by breakbeat stalwarts Stanton Warriors.
In 2012 Keith teamed up with long time creative collaborators Fixx and D:RC to form Smookie Illson, a new bass music alias for studio experiments that fall outside the rather strict umbrella of breakbeat music. After trying their hand at everything from electro house to moombahton (signing their first demos to Potty Mouth Music in the process) they found their footing in the EDM ‘trap’ scene, churning out bootlegs and originals at a brisk pace and gaining steady support from fans and peers alike. Their 2013 bootleg remix of Yo Majesty’s ‘Club Action’ turned into one of the longest-running festival season selections, gaining support year after year from scene favorites like Skrillex & Diplo, Baauer, RL Grime, Brillz, and Loudpvck. 2015 saw Smookie Illson releasing their ‘Compound Riddims EP’ a highly-rated collab with the UK’s Ragga Twins on Play Me Records, as well as releases on Seattle’s Simplify Records and Australia’s Safari Music.


June 22, 2017
12:00 pm CDT




Electric Forest Festival
5900 Water Road
Rothbury, MI 49452 United States
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