Black Milk (Usa), Astro Travellers And Guests

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Date: Friday, 18th November, 2016.
Doors: 8pm
Pre-Sale Cost: $28.60
Door Price: $35
Photo ID required for entry
Black Milk With Astro Travellers + Mascon Echoes and Syntax Junkies

Well-known in underground circles for his impeccable production, Curtis Cross aka Black Milk has been a stalwart of the Detroit scene for over a decade, releasing a steady stream of quality records both solo and in collaboration with some of the hottest MCs in the game. A discography that encompasses Pharaohe Monch, Robert Glasper, Jack White and Danny Brown speaks to the fluidity and diversity of what a Black Milk beat can be, whilst never sacrificing that edge that causes serious face-scrunching and makes the word “dope” hang around the room like a bad smell.

Joining the bill are local hip-hop/soul 6-piece Astro Travellers, who have been riding high on a wave of festival slots and high-energy club shows. After winning the 2016 Hilltop Hoods Initiative, the band have been hard at work recording a debut album that features their unique combination of live cosmic beats, luscious vocals and hardcore rap.

“Black Milk’s solo career represents a constant cycle of adopting and mastering new production styles and then abandoning them before they become crutches.” – Pitchfork

“His samples are elegant, his rhythms challenging and his drum kits tight.” – NPR

“Cross has no need for these extras; in his world of soul-tugging productions and machinegun-as-velvet delivery they are merely distractions. On this realization, and in the moment, it was hard not be floored by the obvious: this is what talent with genuine poise really looks and sounds like.” – Dallas Observer

“Striking an impressive balance between being rehearsed and spontaneous, he proved his chops as a multitalented artist once again.” – Okayplayer

“It feels like Christmas every time Black Milk blesses us with a new record.” – FreeOnSmash
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By: the zoo