Bringing together the best live beatmakers in the Bay Area and special live guest performers, the West Coast Summer Conference and Boom Trap Beat Battle will be a must attend event for devoted members of the beatmaking scene and new comers alike.
Headlining the night will be footwork legend TASO of the infamous Teklife crew (known best for his work with late Chicago icon, DJ Rashad,) along with NYC rapper PremRock & Toronto producer Fresh Kils performing tracks fresh off the release of their acclaimed collaborative album “Leave In Tact.”
Rounding out the night of live electronic hip-hop music, artists THRPY (HELLA NTWRK,) Nefarious! (The Soul Dojo) and crewmates Dailon, Ruff Draft and Joe Mousepad (Rootnote) will be performing in addition to TFS crew members PhilthyDrummond, Unlearn the World, Timestretch, Ray Reck and Bayroo.
To enter the Boom Trap beat battle, musicians can email firstname.lastname@example.org and pay their $10 entry fee at the door (all attendees must be 21+.) Prizes include gear from Ableton, FL Studio/Image-Line, Lethal Audio, Sounbag, Purple Dialect, Damir Brand, Beats4Lunch, The Soul Dojo, Hercules Records and much more!
All proceeds from the event will benefit Oakland non-profit organization, Today’s Future Sound. Today’s Future Sound teaches music production to students in low income communities to provide both educational and therapeutic value to students through the hands-on learning approach & positive mentorship of musicians from their community.