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Surya Dub pres. West Coast's UMOJA Hi-Fi Sound System 15 Year Anniversary
Edited Press Release
Hot off last month’s epic Bug
and Warrior Queen show, San
crew Surya Dub isn't slowing down. We're extremely proud to present the
15 year anniversary of one of the West Coast's most endearing, beloved,
and diverse crews, the Umoja Hi-Fi Sound System at Club Six in San
Francisco Saturday, October 25.
re-unites the Umoja Hi-Fi DJ crew, including Daz, Jun, Culture D, Cokni O' Dire
and Tomas from SF, LA,
Dallas,and TX. This unprecedented event is the first time these five
members have represented at the same event in SF.
"The energy is really high for this gathering," says Umoja co-founding
DJ Tomas. "The venue and crew that we're working with for this event
have won readers polls in both local papers for best monthly club.
We're going to bring our best music and mixing to this night."
Tomas has DJ'd at KUSF radio station and clubs like Dub Mission and
others since moving to the city in 1995. He kept in touch with the
other five Umoja DJs over the years, and spun with Daz, Jun and Cokni
at their Chocolate Bar residency in LA.
The various members remain active in San Francisco (Tomas) and Dallas (Cokni O’ Dire) and LA (Daz, Culture D and Jun) and continue to rock key
parties such as Bossanova with Jason
Bentley, Science with Urb’s
Raymond Roker and MC Question
Marc, B-Side, Speaker Boxx at Carbon, Uprock 77, Sunset
Junction, Coachella, The Standard, Firecracker and Do-Over. Umoja DJs
have also opened for and shared stages with Shabba Ranks, Supercat, David Bowie,
Tricky, Jamiriquoi, The Pharcyde, Lennie Kravitz, Freestyle Fellowship
and Blood & Fire Soundsystem.
The event features two rooms of music. Daz, Culture D and Cokni spin
reggae, dancehall, hip-hop and global beats at the club's Inna Yard
room, while Tomas and Jun tag team a dubstep and dub-tech set in the
venue's Sub Hz Den. Surya Dub residents Maneesh The Twister, Kush
Arora, Kid Kameleon., Ripley, Jimmy Love and the return of Aniguan-born
MC Daddy Frank, will also bring their considerable DJ skills to the
Saturday October 25th, 2008
TIME: 10:00 pm - 3:00 am
COST: $10 @ Door
WHERE: Club Six at 60 6th St. between Mission & Market, SF
MORE INFO: The Surya Dub website
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