DJ Zhao (Berlin) with Tube, JSB & Josiah Scribes and Bitcrusher


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DJ Zhao
DJ Zhao brings the best contemporary and classic dance music together from all five continents, with focus on Africa. With in depth selections spanning wildly different times and places, DJ Zhao's remix and mashup work directly connects ""East"" and ""West"", acoustic and electronic, traditional and hyper-modern. Amateur ethno-musicologist and professional booty shaker, Zhao is an International Ambassador of BASS not only talking about, but demonstrating through raw sound experience, the underlying unity of all earth cultures.

Performing solo and as part of Ngoma Sound-system with percussionist Marcel (Tropic Fusion) and musicians like Cuban trumpeter El Congo and master drummer Matchume Zango from Mozambique, etc. DJ Zhao brings unique perspectives and vision to every event, and has shared bills with artists such as Shangaan Electro, Konono No. 1 (Congo), Rhythm and Sound (DE), Cooly G (UK), Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou (Benin), Shackleton (UK), Pan Sonic (Finland), etc.

Born and Raised in Beijing, China, and active as DJ and sound curator in the US since 2000, Zhao has organized critically acclaimed long running events focusing on Improvisation and Sound Art as well as Techno. After relocating to Berlin, Germany, and starting the Ngoma collective, Zhao has been performing regularly at clubs and festivals including: Fusion Festival (DE), EXIT Festival (Serbia), Incubate Festival (NL), Solar Weekend Festival (NL), Ethnoport Festival (PL), [UN]Defined Festival (Merano, Italy), AT.Tension Festival (Berlin, DE) and clubs such as Berghain (Berlin, DE), Horst (Berlin, DE), Cassiopeia (Berlin, DE), Jackie Terrasse (Berlin, DE), YAAM (Berlin, DE), Klub K (Heidelberg, DE), UT Connewitz (Leipzig, DE), Palác Akropolis (Prague, CZ)

Deep. throbbing. slow attack pulse wave bass. Static 2 Bar drum loops. Step sequenced analog synthesis. Dreamy pads from The Spirit World. Psychedelic ambience to Free Your Mind. The Kingdom of Heaven is Within.

JSB is the man behind Boston's premier breakbeat night Breaker's Paradise, and current resident at The Drop. Whether it be breaks, moombahton, or dubstep JSB's unique style of mixing, scratching, sampling, and heavy bass selections have been opening minds and destroying dance floors. In 2008 JSB, Sex Goliath, and affiliates opened up the legendary SPACE LOFT. It is widely accepted that Space was the best loft that boston has ever seen. JSB's popularity as a DJ and a party thrower went up with each event. Since then JSB has spun with top notch names such as Mark Knight, D. Ramirez, The Plump DJ's, Zed's Dead, The Designer Drugs, Krafty Kuts, and Deekline. His talents have earned him slots at many raves, festivals, silent discos, clubs,loft parties, and at just about every edm night in boston.

President of cold fusion production .inc 2000-2006, Nick Diez has been a big influence to the EDM events and productions in Miami, Philly, NYC, Boston, Burlington as well as internationally since 1998. He is currently representing: LTD and TRUE production
A veteran heavy hitting drum and bass, dubstep and breaks DJ, he started out doing live P.A.s with archaic equipment and old school synths creating beats by shaping LFO's into a music style all his own..
bitcrusher has worked or played alongside a number of artists such as: MOS DEF, The Executioners Rob wwift, Tipper, DJ Dara, (Metal Heads), Lynx, MC Kemo, ANDY C, (formation rec) S.S., soul slinger, nubreed, DJ Wreck, Souloddity, mo7s, influxdatum, uberzone, Bassnector, kemek the dope computer as well as and countless other artists outside of his genre.

Wonder Bar
186 Harvard Avenue, Allston
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10 PM - 2 AM, 21+, $5

Music Ecology is a Boston based event production collective formed in the summer of 2009. Our weekly Tuesday night residency at Wonder Bar a well as numerous events throughout the city have exposed Boston audiences to numerous local, national and international talent.

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