pH10 w/ appearance by Pete Miser

at The Oriental Theater

Time: 9:00pm     Day: Saturday     Doors: 8:00pm     Ages: 18+ / Bar with ID     Price: $10
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9:00 pm
pH10
9:00 pm
Pete Miser
pH10

We are tough. We’ve played the nastiest of venues and rocked the sketchiest sound systems. We've played in areas of the world where the electricity shows off to its friends by killing expensive samplers. We have taken airplanes to play warehouse parties that were shut down before our gear cleared airport security. We’ve recorded entire records in unfamiliar studios with no engineer and the “tight deadline”. Be assured, pH10 can take it. However, there is one thing that strikes fear into our jaded hearts - wait for it - day jobs.

So, in trying to keep Recone and crew out of ‘business casual’ for 2008, we bring you the nastiest, noisiest, scariest, loudest and by far the heaviest pH10 release to date. 'Well Connected' has landed. Highlights include an intro by Brian Bell-Fortune, appearances by Pete Miser, Jamalski, KCutz and I-45 plus a new level of crushing production thanks to a shiny new Virus Ti and a deal with the Devil they call Sherman Filter Bank.

In case you are unaware what this crew is all about, here is some bio information and a little history. Brooklyn-based pH10 has been making records and playing shows for ten years. Concerts are hyped up parties with intense visual projections, a massive wall of sound and strange occurrences including strobe light helmets and dancers wrapped in vacuum hoses. Having played all over the US, Canada and Europe, pH10 has developed strong performance skills to back up their studio recordings. This is a finely tuned stage show that leaves audience members danced-out and smiling.

Although the pH10 crew insists on light-hearted antics in their performances, they take their productions seriously. This is apparent by the 2005 first place finish in the Dance/Electronica Category of the International Songwriting Competition and being awarded the ‘Indie Award’ by the Independent Artist Registry 2006. Rather than employ flowery language to draw you a picture, we’ll let a quote do the talking "To understand pH10, start by imagining The Beastie Boys growing up on Slayer rather than Afrika Bambaataa. Then, you'll need to figure out how records created with no electric guitars in site manage to be this damn heavy. Finally, a lesson or two in overdriven analog circuits at the community college is in order. - Alternatively you could just pop in one of their disks, start shaking your ass and it'll all come to you naturally" - Time Out London.

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Pete Miser

Pete Miser is a Brooklyn-based Hip Hop artist, producer and DJ. His obsession with Hip Hop culture began in the unlikely city of Portland, Oregon and has landed him on the Late Show with David Letterman, the Tonight Show, the live stages of MTV2 and several dozen countries around the world. He has produced tracks with and for artists ranging from Chuck D, to Melanie Fiona to Pete Rock to Reggae Dancehall legend, Half Pint. He has spent more than ten years of his life on tour, first as the leader of 5 Fingers Of Funk, the nine-piece live hip hop band from Portland, Oregon and more recently, as the live DJ for Jay Records artist, Dido.

In addition to his work for album release, Pete is an accomplished composer of music for picture. He has created original music for feature films including Freakonomics, Everything Is Illuminated, Planet Bboy and The House I Live In. His commercial work has supported brands as diverse as Bacardi, Nike, Revlon and the New York Knicks. Most recently, Pete Miser and co-composer, Peter Nashel teamed up with Jay Z’s Rocnation to create the original score for the new CBS television series, NYC 22.

By recording, mixing and sampling ensembles of live instruments, Pete Miser creates completely original works with the authentic head nod of traditional sampled Hip Hop. This signature sound provides the bedrock for lyrics that alternate between playful, and introspective on his latest full length release, Honest Mistakes

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