Framework x Rhonda INTL: Circoloco Los Angeles

Framework x Rhonda INTL: Circoloco Los Angeles

The Martinez Brothers, Guy Gerber, Skream, Nic Fanciulli, B.Traits, Serge Devant, Acid Mondays, Eagles & Butterflies, Jesse Calosso, Sahar Z

Sat · March 17, 2018

10:00 pm

Union Nightclub

This event is 21 and over

Framework x Rhonda INTL: Circoloco Los Angeles
Circoloco returns to Los Angeles on Saturday, March 17th presented by Framework and Rhonda INTL featuring The Martinez Brothers, Guy Gerber, Skream, Nic Fanciulli, B.Traits, Serge Devant, Acid Mondays, Eagles & Butterflies, Jesse Calosso, and Sahar Z. The event will take place at Union.
The Martinez Brothers
The Martinez Brothers
The Martinez Brothers, two young men from the Bronx, raised on their father's love of the Paradise Garage and road tested worldwide before they even left high school, are emerging as leaders in the global house music scene. The guys have held a residency at DC-10 in Ibiza since 2011, and in 2014 their standing within the world of underground house and techno is solid and constantly rising – their DJ sets are full of energy, fueled by the brothers' in-depth knowledge and an innate ability to guide the crowd.

The Martinez Brothers have produced a number of dance floor-ready releases since their earliest days at Objektivity,
releasing their first EP, "My Rendition" in 2006 under the guidance of Dennis Ferrer. Other highlights include one of
2013′s big underground Ibiza hits, Santos Resiak's "A Better Light" (The Martinez Brothers Remix) on One Records. Their ubiquitously popular remix of Green Velvet's "Bigger Than Prince" (Circus) was named the most-played dance track at ADE 2013, further showing their range as producers and delivering a dark, raw groove with cut-up vocal accents. In late 2013 / early 2014 they released the two-part hip-hop mixtape "Warhol/Basquiat," which Philip Sherburne named SPIN Magazine's Dance Track of the Week, saying: "At their best, their beats have a quizzical, psychedelic feel, stretching loops of Donna Summer and George Duke into long strips of taffy and turning up the humidity until they dissolve on their own." This year they've teamed up with DJ Gregory / Point G with "What's the Point?" the first release on his new label, Ever Lasting LovE.

2013 marked the beginning of their homespun event series Mad Beats & Crazy Styles, offering the brothers a space to explore their New York dance music roots. They have also conceived a new record label, Cuttin' Headz, which will be a home to their musical experimentations. Also this year comes the premier of Tuskegee, the brainchild of The Martinez Brothers and Seth Troxler. Using the black and Latino musical experience in the US in the early 90s as inspiration, TMB and Troxler will be putting out a series of vinyl-only releases as well as a clothing line.

Earlier this year, The Martinez Brothers broke into the world of high fashion by traveling to Paris to provide music for Riccardo Tisci's Givenchy Menswear and Womenswear Fall / Winter 2014 /15 collections. The track "Flawless" has already been featured in a Style.com exclusive preview of the Nike RT Air Force 1 Collection, offering a first glimpse of Riccardo Tisci's collaboration with Nike.

This year alone the guys have been all over Europe and the Americas, they've premiered in Australia, and have plans for a tour of Asia. While on the road they created a behind-the-scenes Coachella photo diary for Rolling Stone and Nylon Guys. Production-wise, they've laid down some studio tracks with the legendary Nile Rodgers and have collaborated with Spanish Harlem-born hip hop star Bodega Bamz on his forthcoming mixtape. Despite the whirlwind of activity, Chris and Steve remain positive, down-to-earth guys. When asked about their achievements, they always humbly reply, "We are so blessed!"
Guy Gerber
Guy Gerber
Guy Gerber has always been comfortable as an outsider. From being the rock kid at the rave, to the Israeli DJ on the European club circuit, to the electronic producer with a fetish for live instruments, he tends to skirt the edge of whatever scene he's in. It's a position that suits him well-so far it has led to dozens of lush, melodic records, an ever- evolving live act and his own label, Supplement Facts. This nonconformist attitude, combined with the emotional content of his art (so rare in today's electronic music), explains how Gerber keeps his audience locked in, be it on record or on stage.

Before he was fiddling with drum machines and synths, Gerber was all about groups like Joy Division and My Bloody Valentine. These influences still echo clearly in his music today, especially in his use of harmony, contemplative moods and trippy, shoegaze- inspired sounds. It's a style that's anything but conventional, yet one that quickly drew in some of Europe's most popular labels; three years after his recording debut, Gerber released the first of several records on John Digweed's Bedrock imprint. A couple of years later, Sven Väth signed him to Cocoon, eventually releasing his album Late Bloomers. All the while, he was building Supplement Facts from the ground up, showcasing his own productions alongside those by likeminded artists, and illustrating each record sleeve by hand, so each release embodied his distinct creative panache.

These days Gerber has the kind of artistic freedom he's always wanted, and it shows. Supplement Facts is more adventurous than ever, melding organic with electronic sounds. Meanwhile, he's embarked on his most unexpected project yet: an album with P Diddy, who hired him for some remixes and took him on more permanently after hearing the results. Now the hip-hop icon flies Gerber out to his studio in LA to work, where he gives him "2000% artistic freedom." The experience has been transformative. "Something opened my mind out there," says Gerber, noting how his approach to music has changed. For one, his rock roots are seeping back in; despite being named one of RA's top 10 acts of the year, he's scrapping his laptop for something more "live," playing bass guitar over drum machines, and remembering the importance of lyrics. It's impossible to say where all of this is headed, but with a talent as bold and unorthodox as Gerber's, it couldn't happen any other way.
Skream
Skream
Dubstep producer from the UK, born June 1, 1986 in London.
Nic Fanciulli
Nic Fanciulli
DJ and producer from UK. He is the founder of Saved Records.
B.Traits
B.Traits
DJ and record producer from Canada currently living in London, England.
Serge Devant
Serge Devant
House and formerly Trance/Progressive DJ & producer based in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Has grown up in Saint Petersburg (Russia), where he was classically trained on the violin for two years and on the piano for eight years at the prestigious Music School of Saint Petersburg.
Acid Mondays
Acid Mondays
Formed somewhere in the 5th dimension, Acid Mondays is the cosmic coalition of fellow psychonauts Negghead and Lex Wolf. Brought together by their love for fat beats, inter dimensional travel & cups of tea; they are on a journey of exploring inner & outer space.
Expect altered states of hallucinogenic house and reality bending techno. It would be a cliché to say they have a great future. But, they’ve been there and beyond, and have returned to the NOW to do it all again...
Eagles & Butterflies
English born, LA based producer Chris Barratt aka Eagles & Butterflies reaches all boundaries of the cool electronic music spectrum with his productions. From Downtempo to Techno to House, with releases on Get Physical, Innervisions, Noir Music, Get, Bedrock, Southern Fried and his own Spread Your Wings imprint, 2015 is the year this project takes flight. Support comes from the likes of; Dixon, Richie Hawtin, John Digweed, Tale Of Us, Damian Lazarus, Uner, Amirali, Tensnake, Solomun, Noir and Radio 1's Rob Da Bank naming him his "One To Watch".

Eagles & Butterflies, as well as his label Spread Your Wings has gained huge support from not only his fellow artists but also key music press such as; MixMag, DJ Mag, Electronic Beats, Pulse Radio and Data Transmission for whom he hosts a regular radio show podcast with guests from across the underground spectrum.

After a very successful 2014, including the release of Eagles & Butterflies' debut artist album 'The Butterfly Effect' on Spread Your Wings it was time to fly. This album showcased his musical capabilities as a producer and featured heavyweight remixes from some of his favourite producers including; Dinky (Visionquest), Cascandy (Monaberry), John Tejada (Kompakt), Tone Of Arc (No19), Gabriel Ananda (Basmati), Ron Flatter (Traum) and Basti Grub (Desolat). 2015 started with a busy release schedule which reads like the top list of labels on Resident Advisor! Starting off with music on Get Physical, followed by his debut for Innervisions and his 'LOVE EP' together with J.U.D.G.E on Noir Music and hotly followed by another highlight on Bedrock this run of releases has grabbed the world's attention. The tail end of this milestone year brings a full length album on Get Physical, remixes of his LOVE EP and some other top secret activity that's going to push the project well into 2016 and beyond.

Playing events such as Do Not Sleep IBIZA, Secret Garden Party, Get Physical ADE or Miami Bedrock boat supporting John Digweed, Eagles & Butterflies can expect to be packing his bags for many more travels as the music resonates all over the world. As the saying goes, when the butterfly flaps its wings, a tidal wave happens, just listen and be prepared…
Sahar Z
Sahar Z
Tel Aviv, Israel
Venue Information:
Union Nightclub
4067 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA, 90019