TAH Dec 1-Dec 5 30 2015 @thesainttweets @drdischamilton @933CFMU #hamont
HELLO CAT PIANO OPEN STAGE (9pm)/LEE REED + LAL+ HAOLIN MUNK + EMAY + MARSHIA.CELINA/LOWEST OF THE LOW
Tuesday HELLO CAT PIANO OPEN STAGE (9pm)
Friday LEE REED + LAL+ HAOLIN MUNK + EMAY + MARSHIA.CELINA
Co-produced with LOVE and in association with RAGE.. RHYMETHiNK proudly presents: an evening of the finest Beats, Bars, Melodies and Socio-Enviro Justice, Freedom & Truth Musiks that the region has to offer. Fists up! Dancey shoe & riot gear style code in effect
FRIDAY DECEMBER 4TH
THIS AIN’T HOLLYWOOD
10PM // $10 // 19+
w/ LEE REED
+ HAOLIN MUNK
+ + LAL
+ + + EMAY
& Introducing MARSHIA CELINA
* Safer-Space all up in the place // oppressive
&/or asshole-ish behaviour will be confronted *
FROM THE HAMMER…………………………..
LEE REED // After 9 months of mini-tour, festivals and weekend travel.. the Reed Family Roadshow is home to roost for the winter. Check Kanadian HipHop’s oldest & grumpiest radical-lefty loudmouth, LEE REED, with brother MOTHER TAREKA on Mic #2 plus DJ’s !KRYME WON & RAC ONE on the zigga ziggahs. Fierce firepower.. coming with 3 turntables, 2 mixers, 2 mics and half’a megaton of anarcho-politico-lyrico boom boom. Hide your bankers. Hide your cops. www.leereedrevolt.com
HAOLIN MUNK // A HammerCity heavy hitter and one of the best live shows in the whole damn Steelz. The HAOLIN MUNK brothers could pass as a mild-mannered Jazz Quartet… until the beat drops. They’ll be unleashing some new tracks, and passing some guest mics to their talented peeps. https://soundcloud.com/
EMAY // Your favourite Hamilton HipHop artist’s favourite HipHop artist.. rapper/producer EMAY draws outside the lines, in hues you ain’t really seen before, taking HipHop to uncharted territories.. spitting truth speak to true beat sorcery. Innovative, intelligent and fresh AF.https://soundcloud.com/
WELCOMING OUR TORONTO PALS…………………….
LAL // LAL is an intersection between idea, place, and people, where we stand for a moment and discuss the kind of world we will create. The conversation eventually gives way to dance which, in turn, gives way to conversation which, again, makes room for dance…
Formed in 1998 by the dynamic duo of poet, lyricist, activist, singer and Bengali-rooted tough-guy Rozina Kazi and her life partner, producer, sound designer, philosopher, aphorismist and Barbados-born king of chill, Nicholas Murray. LAL always proved hard to describe. Their musical experience is wide with Murr having been a member of the seminal hip hop collective da Grass Roots and designed sound for theatre and film and Ian playing with the Euclid Sisters, the Toronto Tabla Ensemble, and steel-pan player Robbie Greenwich, to name only a few. They’re a band, but not only a band – they’re a music making magical mushroom, the visible flowering part of a much larger organism, connected with very fine but infinitely resilient roots.
We can talk about LAL’s music using words that eventually abandon us: electronica, trip-hop (remember that?), electronic soul, jazz, pop, protest music, justice jams, downtempo beats, lounge, funk, world, multcult, etc etc. Or we can talk about HOW they make music, how they lives their lives, how they run their music-making firm and how the line we draw around LAL, delineating thee three accomplished and passionate musicians is just not accurate. LAL is the flowering part of a complex network of microscopic filaments, these roots also belonging to other firms and organizations: incisive and relentless activists like No One Is Illegal, ethical community based businesses like The Toronto Woman’s Bookstore or my performance company Mammalian Diving Reflex. We are one, huge, justice-hungry organism, a world-wide team of individuals, groups, organizations, companies, firms, NGO’s, businesses, researchers, activists, philosophers and artists.
LAL takes the long view, they’re in it for the long haul, obsessed with making music but more obsessed with using the making of music as a way to materialize ways of being together, fostering a sharing of resources, ideas and, at bottom, maintaining a tenacious hope that persists despite the frightening world we live in. Nestled amongst the big corporations are a multiplicity of small producers – imagine clusters of beautiful mushrooms growing on piles of shit, their thread-like roots so very fine, but sometimes stretching unseen for miles, one in Oregon clocking in at 2,400 acres, thought to be the biggest organism in the world. Again, LAL is a mushroom, a magical one. http://
MARSHIA CELINA // Marshia Celina is a performing artist & writer. Her latest project Reality Rap: The Digital Tape explores our inner struggles with capitalism, race, gender, and our complicated relationships to hip hop. Self work & continuous questioning also permeate the ear through heavy drum snaps & melancholy melodies. It’s not just her content that is intriguing, but her flow & style is consistent and clear throughout her work. It pays homage to classic hip hop sounds that influenced her early years. Marshia Celina declares in her work that there will be “Justice for none til there is justice for all”
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Saturday LOWEST OF THE LOW
The Lowest of the Low set to embark on a short tour of Ontario this December and visit This Ain’t Hollywood. Check out some new music “The Kids Are All Wrong” and “In The Blink Of An Eye”, you can listen to them below
Tickets Available at :
This Aint Hollywood 345 JAmes street North during hours of operation 289 396 3911 – – online at http://www.thisainthollywood.ca
Dr.Disc Hamilton 22 Wilson Street : 905-523-1010 .drdisc.ca/tickets
Hammer City Records 228 James St N Basement @ Rear Off Robert St Hamilton, Ontario (905) 546-7869
Crash Landing Music Store 1189 Cannon Street East Hamilton, Ontario (905) 548-0039