• phreak out live 2017 Phreak Out Live 2017

     


    We are back with our annual Indie Music festival Phreak Out Live, on Friday 11th August 2017!

    Phreak Out Live essentially is a common-ground for open-minded music fans to discover new artistes or genres of music. The event is providing a platform for artistes who are changing perceptions and revolutionizing the scene with their art.

     

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    Date: Friday, 11th August 2017

    Main Concert : 08:00PM GMT (Alliance Francaise, Accra)

    The Electronic Rave: 11:00PM GMT (Serallio, Osu)

    Past editions have curated amazing Indie acts such as Wanlov a brilliant artiste and performer, and Azizaa an energetic female dubstep musician, Budapest based Ghanaian artiste Sena Dagadu and her fellow Irie Maffia band member, DJ/Producer Marton Elo, alongside some of the most brilliant young artistes in the local scene Worlasi, Poetra, Quayba, King Promise, and Akan.

    wanlov (phreak out live)

    (Photo Credit: Vista Africa)

    True to our mission, we are upping the stakes this year with another incredible lineup of some of the most promising acts on the scene.

    The festival is in two parts:


    The Main Concert

    This will be hosted at Alliance Francaise from 8pm to 10:30pm and showcases amazing live performers such as Ria Boss, a sultry Neo Soul artist with a powerful voice and an honest message, A.I, Kwesi Arthur, Villy, Big Ben, Eli, and Yung Pabi, who are setting the standard with their socially relevant music as well as producers such as Kuvie who are challenging the status quo with their work.

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    (Photo Credit: Vista Africa)

    The Electronic Rave

    This will be hosted at Serallio and will feature acts like Jowaa who will be bringing a dose of the new sound of African Electronic rave music alongside some of the best Electronic DJs on the scene such as KEYZUZ, Radical The Kid, DeeJ Mitchy and DJ Eff. Prepare for a heavy dose of bass across a range of genres from Future Bass, Dubstep, Drum n Bass to House Music from 11pm till late. The rave will also give festival-goers the opportunity to meet with and interact with artists from the concert.

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    Photo Credit (Vista Africa)

    Phreak Out Live has definitely built a reputation as the the go-to platform for talent to look out for and has provided a critical platform to shine the spotlight on new acts, celebrate existing talent and build an exciting and eclectic atmosphere for appreciation of good alternative music. Leave your inhibitions at home and come ready to experience exceptional music!

    Festival BreakDown:

    Date: Friday 11th August 2017

    Main Concert: Alliance Francaise, Accra @8pm ; 30 GHS

    The Electronic Rave: Serallio, Osu @11pm ; 20 GHS

     


     

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    This is a call for amazing alternative artists!

    We have something exciting coming up and are looking for super talented ALTERNATIVE indie acts based in or able to travel to Accra. This event is not for the mainstream pop artist. Your music must reach out to us in ways we haven’t felt before. Only those considered for a slot will be contacted.

    Send 3 links of your best work to events@beatphreaks.com to apply! Deadline is on 20th March.

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  • No Requests Yellow No Requests #01 @ Lokko 08 Warehouse

     


    We are starting off our 2017 events calendar with the first Official NO REQUESTS live session!

    No Requests is a live set series which focuses the spotlight on the DJ/Producer and provides an essential space for open-minded appreciation of a wide range of genres.

     

    Date: 24th February 2017

    Time: 08:30PM to 11:30PM GMT

    Location: Lokko 08 Warehouse, Osu

     

    This event is for anyone who is tired of being bombarded with the same rotation of music right from our local radio to the night clubs. #NoRequests is our contribution to the scene and the aim is to expose music lovers to genres they might not otherwise hear, essentially growing a culture of avid crate-digging and creating future generations of music enthusiasts who have a better tolerance for music that is considered different from what they are used to.

    We are happy to step up and steadily grow the culture this year by giving niche DJs and Producers a chance to share hidden gems they might not get to play in typical club situations. It is essentially a way of handing over total creative control to these people and giving them a chance to steer the musical experience, taking the audience on an eclectic musical journey.

    No Requests is here to introduce you to new genres and artistes you might not even know exist. If you love dope music and are constantly crate-digging for sounds, come catch a vibe with a carefully curated lineup of DJs and Producers.

    The yes this event is totally FREE, because the best things in life usually are!

    All you need to bring is an open mind and willing feet.

    LineUp:

    These avid crate-diggers are bringing an eclectic mix of hidden gems to you!


    Jowaa

    Jowaa

    Jowaa is a musical collective masterminded by prolific producer Gafacci and BBrave. Jowaa is focusing on fusing African Percussive sounds with Electronic elements to create a new wave of head-bopping African rave music.


    Mitchy

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    Mitchy, the Masked DEEJ is on a quest to get the Ghanaian crowd to love Electronic Dance Music. She created the Eargasm EDM Show and is ready to change to the status quo with her vibes.

     


    Rvdical The Kid

    Rvdical The Kid

    Rvdical The Kid

    Rvdical The Kid, is a Nigerian-Beninese-Ghanaian electronic musician and producer. Officially signed to Australian based label and collective Flow-fi, Rvdical is well known for his genre-bending blend of african samples, hard-knocking drums and jazzy synths. You can check out his distinctive style on his most recent project, Carte Blanche available on all the streaming platforms.

     

     

    RSVP on the Facebook Event Page!