Adventures In Jungle Land (Chapter 2) – You approach the primeval forest – Illinois – May 21th, 2017


Adventures In Jungle Land (Chapter 2) – You Approach the Primeval Forest [Free Jungle Event]

Happycore Records with support from ToyMaker Music is excited to announce, Adventures in Jungle Land! A journey to the origins of rave music. Join us on a musical adventure highlighting the formative rave years – the seed from which countless contemporary electronic genres were spawned. Each session will have a special guest DJ to assist with our journey.

You Approach the Primeval Forest, Sunday May 21st 2017. There will be music from 2pm – 8pm. While all are welcome, unfortunately due to the venue this is a 21+ event.

☆★ FLAPJACK – Oldskool Happy Hardcore, Gabber / Los Angeles, CA * Rave n’ Beats Recordings, JNCO
~ Flapjack is a Los Angeles-based oldskool hardcore deejay whose passion for cheesy beats and dedication to his art has quickly rocketed him to a respected position among his underground deejay peers over the past few years. Represented by Rave n’ Beats Recordings and rocking extremely hi-NRG 100% vinyl hardcore sets; A friend to kandi ravers near and far, DJ Flapjack is known for more than just his friendly persona and fashion sense. His keen sense of tunes, lightning fast scratching, and turntablist mixing skills are sure to win over the hearts of happy hardcore fans, new and old!

Your jungle tour guides for this season:

Chris HappyFixx™ – Happycore Records, ToyMaker Music
Ever the connoisseur of happy vibes, HappyFixx has been slinging vinyl for over a decade and a half. A single set will range from oldschool cheesy Breakbeat Hardcore to super bouncy Happy Gabber. As long as it’s fast, happy, and puts a smile on your face.

Matt Positive™ – The Happy League
From 1991 to 1994 a golden age of Breakbeat Rave, Hardcore Techno, UK Hardcore, was born and thrived from 1991 to 1994. In the early 1990s an exciting new sound began to appear in England known loosely as Unlike the Chicago House or Detroit Techno of the time, tracks were recoded at 130-140+ BPMs and structured around breakbeats and pounding bass, uplifting pianos and menacing synth stabs, and peppered with a visionary to insipid of spedup samples.

While huge in the UK, Clubs like Medusas, and some early Raves throughout the Midwest. Thanks to the mindblowing mixtapes of Hyperactive’s “Sounds of the Underground” and Terry Mullan’s “HArd2DaCore”Legendary Chicago Rave mega zine Reactor (David J. Prince, ed.) Seriously hooked on the underground party scene and music. 1996 he settled down on the the late, great scenester and graf artist Phil Free Art took Matt under his wing (and blew his mind with his incredible record collection) and I started spinning happy hardcore and earlier UK hardcore.

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