Bump & Hustle No. 34 With Guests Dreas (Grand Rapids) And Music Man Miles (Breakestra / La)

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Bump & Hustle No. 34 With Guests Dreas (Grand Rapids) And Music Man Miles (Breakestra / La) says
The Bump & Hustle no. 34

-with special guests-

Dreas (Grand Rapids Soul Club / Galapagos4 / Heardrums Records)


Music Man Miles ( Breakestra / Funky Sole / Los Angeles)

-with resident deejays-

DJ MAKossa (Afreaka!)

Nappy DJ Needles (The Soulition / KDHX)

All vinyl.

Funk, soul, boogie, disco, reggae, hip-hop, latin, psychedelic and more.


21 AND OVER. (We no longer can allow 18+)

Every third Saturday at Blank Space.

Blank Space
2847 Cherokee St.

Special thanks to 4 Hands Brewing Company for their sponsorship and support!

Music Man Miles -

After fifteen years of writing, producing, and performing some of the most influential sounds in the Los Angeles underground funky soul-jazz scene, Miles “Music Man” Tackett is releasing his most personal album yet, the soulful, guitar-centric The Fool Who Wonders, on July 8th.

Miles Tackett is best known around the world as the creative mind behind Breakestra, a funk, soul-jazz band whose first record the Live Mix Part 2 (Stones Throw Records) & live shows harken back to the pre-sampling era of Bronx DJ performances in the 1970’s. Breakestra has toured the globe on its reputation of restoring authentic funk breaks from the sampled backgrounds of hip hop tracks to the foreground of the live experience, while still paying tribute to those same hip hop pioneers whose musical precision has always been an influence. Breakestra quickly evolved to writing and performing original funky soul-jazz compositions, releasing two LPs: 2005’s Hit the Floor on Ubiquity, and Dusk Till Dawn released in 2009 on Strut Records.

“Music Man Miles,” as he is known in the underground DJ scene, also helms the longest-running funky soul party in Los Angeles, FUNKY SOLE, spinning a globe spanning, all-vinyl set every Saturday night. Influenced through his immersion in the underground hip hop scene at L.A. club The Root Down, collaborations with Mixmaster Wolf of Breakestra and renowned DJs like DJ Dusk, Cut Chemist and DJ Egon, Miles was inspired to build a collection of some of the finest deep funk, afro-latin, soul-jazz vinyl around & start djing as well.

Tackett’s musical reputation extends well beyond the underground clubs of Los Angeles. He has performed and collaborated with a wide range of artists, including Macy Gray, Blind Melon, B.B. King, Little Feat, and legendary soul singer Syl Johnson. Now, after years of focusing on a purist funk style and sound with Breakestra, Tackett has finally taken some time to reflect, write new songs and return to his first love, the electric guitar. With an array of influences that draw from vintage soul, rhythm and blues, psychedelia, and blues/jazz influenced folk and rock, The Fool Who Wonders’ new vintage sounds bring Tackett’s varied musical travels back to where it all began.
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By: The Bump & Hustle STL

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