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October 6, 2017
October 6, 2017
The King of Bass-Heavy House in America, AC Slater, who’s real name is Aaron Clevenger, has begun a lengthy career for himself by fusing elements of house music with the dirty basslines of UK garage and sprinkles of old-school rave synths and breaks. In 2015, Slater decided to make a record label out of his longstanding party scene in LA so he could continue to support quality bass music through releasing records as well as hosting parties, calling it ‘Night Bass’.
Last year Night Bass visited Arizona featuring AC Slater, Jack Beats and Petey Clicks, and now it’s returning in September it’s the Summer Phases tour. This year, Night Bass will be bringing along AC Slater, Jack Beats, Phlegmatic Dogs and Petey Clicks for a night full of bass at the Monarch Theatre.
OWSLA‘s duo Jack Beats strive to incorporate a vast array of different genres into their music to create their own sound. They shared on OWSLA’s website that “It’s all in the influences, there’s always room for a drum n bass, breakbeat, or an old rave riff, or a vintage house sample.”
Russian duo Phlegmatic Dogs, made up of Mr. Frenkie and Dima Demian, have been making huge waves from their suburban Moscow base. Joining forces in 2010, the two moved from warm, house-filled vibes to down-and-dirty bass sounds that have garnered a fanbase on an international scale. Most notably, they caught the ear of AC Slater, boss of the booming L.A. scene.
Petey Clicks is a Virginia bred, LA based DJ/producer. He has been releasing underground bangers for years through a number of collaborations and aliases, and finally stepping out to launch his solo project in 2014. Being one of the first to be signed onto AC Slater’s Night Bass records, Petey is known to constantly dropping EPs filled with his unique spin on bass house music: clean, crisp masterpieces designed to cross genre barriers and get dance floors vibrating.