Win Tickets ($20): FRESH w/ Shlohmo @ Holocene | Innovative Electronic Dance Party

We are giving away a pair of tickets to FRESH at Holocene on Friday, October 5, 2012. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, October 5.

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From our sponsors at Holocene:
Shlohmo @ HoloceneFRESH w/ Shlohmo, Natasha Kmeto, Nathan Detroit, Magnetic Crews DJs
Friday, October 5, 2012
9 p.m. | $10 | 21+
Purchase at Brown Paper Tickets

1001 Southeast Morrison Street Portland, OR 97214
(503) 239-7639 | More Info:

FRESH is an innovative electronic dance party, happening every first Friday at Holocene. From the first glimpses of Henry Laufer’s work as Shlohmo, it was clear that the LA native and visual artist turned self-taught musician was onto something. With an effortless grasp on sound design, Laufer combines deceptively simple and emotive melodies, subtle bass drops and swinging slow motion drums.

His early work has placed him at the forefront of a new wave of rising talent amongst west coast producers.Inspired by the desire to write songs and create a release of full-range instrumentation and vocals all his own, Laufer promptly began home-recording ‘Bad Vibes’, his proper full-length debut album for the Friends of Friends label.

Some might say the songs on ‘Bad Vibes’ represent the spawn of a new “rhythm and blues” — one that swings and sways under the backbone of Henry’s own take on modern electronic music. Augmented with delicate slide guitar playing, homemade synth sounds and lilting, tuneful melodies, Shlohmo’s latest output is one that will take you places — specifically the un-paralleled vibes swirling through this young man’s head.

a lo-fi beat junkie and field-recording enthusiast, whose crackling, low-BPM compositions update Boards of Canada’s filmstrip-soundtrack wooziness for the dubstep generation.” – Resident Advisor

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20 Responses to Win Tickets ($20): FRESH w/ Shlohmo @ Holocene | Innovative Electronic Dance Party

  1. Carlen October 2, 2012 at 11:40 am #

    Pick me! Pick me! :)

    • Jessica August 20, 2013 at 3:08 pm #

      I discovered Shlohmo through a playlist of LA artists posted on Spotify by Superhumanoids, and it was LOVE_AT_FIRST_LISTEN.

  2. Kristie October 2, 2012 at 5:21 pm #

    YES! I remember the first time I saw schlomo, at a random bar kiddie corner from the Doug fir. He played what will remain my favorite remix of “my neck my back” to date. I would love to win tickets, it’s great to see him coming to Holocene.

  3. Jay-R October 3, 2012 at 10:58 am #

    I wanna go!!!

  4. Aubrey Breard October 3, 2012 at 1:48 pm #

    I have been wanting to Schlohmo for such a long time!! They are playing at one of my favorite places to dance, so I really hope I get these tickets!! Pick me!

  5. Faith October 4, 2012 at 1:25 pm #

    I want to go!! I want to go so I can dance this long, ridiculous week away and start my weekend off with some amazing music! :)

  6. Aaron October 4, 2012 at 2:39 pm #

    Yessss pleaseeeee

  7. evan g October 4, 2012 at 2:53 pm #

    if i win, i will give free rides on my magic carpet.

  8. Sam Finigan October 4, 2012 at 3:01 pm #

    Never been to holocene but heard plenty would be a new scene to check out!

  9. Katy October 4, 2012 at 4:41 pm #

    Sounds fun, I would love to go!

  10. Amit Gordon October 4, 2012 at 5:29 pm #

    Gotta get some dancing in this weekend

  11. Adam October 5, 2012 at 9:45 am #

    I LOVE Shlohmo! Please pick me to get free tickets, my girlfriend and I are in desperate need of a date night!

  12. Julia October 5, 2012 at 9:56 am #

    It’s true, Adam is desperate need of a date. Seriously, he needs to take his girl out hook him up!

  13. Shanelle Eilers October 5, 2012 at 10:56 am #

    This would be an incredible welcome to Portland gift! I LOVE EDM! shows are kinda my hobby at this point in my life =] I love the people and entire atmosphere of it all! and all the crzy stuff i get to wear!

  14. Molly October 5, 2012 at 10:58 am #

    I feel the need to DANCE this Friday and feel my cares melt away! This event looks great!

  15. AlexAlexAlex October 5, 2012 at 12:54 pm #

    I want to go because Shlomo is SICK. And I LOVE LOVE LOVE our local beatsmith/bass genius Natasha Kmeto!!!
    Also, my gentlemanfriend told me to win these tickets and I’d like to impress him with more than just my wit and excellent cooking!

  16. Kevin October 5, 2012 at 2:24 pm #

    Way to promote a great show! I’d love to go! I’m always telling my friends to check out this site. You guys have helped me throw together so many last minute amazing plans. Cheers!

  17. ale October 5, 2012 at 3:30 pm #

    Can I go?

  18. Kate September 4, 2013 at 1:47 pm #

    BECAUSE I’ll be traveling from Asheville to Portland for the first time and this looks right up my alley… Show me who the better city is (ok, Asheville isn’t really a city I know)!

  19. Kate September 4, 2013 at 1:53 pm #

    and because I failed to notice that this happened last year. OOPs!

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