Astro Nautico, also known as a Brooklyn based label has—within a short period of time—put together a very respectable and playable catalog of releases both digitally and (believe it or not) on cassette. With a unique visual and audio presentation, the Astro Nautico collective can be described as the future-bass world’s representation of Steely Dan’s cool younger nephew, who is not afraid to work a synthesizer and MPC live for the sake of snatching the hearts and minds of girls who look like Jennifer Connelly in Career Opportunities. This claim could not be more true for label-head Obey City (pronounced obesity) who has a blend of eighties-like funk sensibility within the the context of the bass-driven hip-hop and dance production realm, catching the attention of peers such as RUSTIE, amongst others.
Last week’s headliners: NYC’s Sushi-master and Future-Garage professional Falty DL [Planet Mu/NinjaTune/50Weapons] going back with one of America’s wobble pioneers Dave Q [PecussionLab/DubWars]. If that’s not enough ear-coitus for you, Mess Kid, Jacob 2-2, and Lotide alongside residents of Astro Nautico: Kuhn, Paul Jones (on visuals), and Obey City.
For those not ‘in-the-know’: This party showcases up and comers, scene staples and future legends, all of which are extremely talented and motivated to provide that bass dosage you may or may not know you need. This is a great event for lovers of the past present and future of the underground’s mark on house, garage, hip-hop, dub and club. All these performers know a thing or two about how to entertain as well as educate on what’s really hood with regards to the EDM/IDM world. Cheap drinks… BK vibes… Babes… Visuals… Music…. Falty DL….kinda all you need to know for now.
Check out the My RVM EP by Obey City below.