Friday, 18 December 2009

Hedz Xmas Party @ The Rainbow, Tonight Fri 18th Dec



FRIDAY 18th DECEMBER @ THE RAINBOW (Pub & Courtyard)

DJ Killer Tomato, a master of the club hip-hop mash-up, has earned his stripes rocking the decks alongside various names such as Goldie Lookin Chain, Feeder, Alabama 3 and Skinnyman. He wowed the judges at the DMC DJ Championships, gaining a prestigious second place victory in the team battles, and now uses all of his skills and experience to rip up dance-floors around the UK and beyond. He has been patiently waiting for an opportunity to show the Midlands’ hedz what he can do – don’t miss out! Check out his mixes by following these links:

In the true Christmas spirit, there will be free invites for members of Heducation, and for those lucky enough to spot one in shops, cafes and bars around Birmingham...
…download yours from
or the Facebook Heducation Group - (Right-click the image and select ‘Save Image As’).

Plus we have been given hats, wallets and exclusive mix CDs to give away to you lucky people, by our favourite clothing company, THTC (The Hemp Trading Company). Check out to find out why THTC are leading the way in ecologically-sound fashions - helping you to simultaneously look cool, AND save the world!!!

HEDUCATION in the courtyard: Party Hip-Hop & Block Rockin Breaks

FUNKBOX in the bar: Pure Funk, Soul, Rare Groove

10pm – 3.30am @ The Rainbow, Adderely St, Digbeth, Birmingham, B12 0LD

With invite: Free before 11pm / £3 after
Without invite: £3 before 11pm / £5 after
Tickets: £3 (+ 50p booking fee) -

Invites available from:
• Facebook Event:
• Facebook Heducation Group:

Thursday, 10 December 2009

Louis Den Beat Battle 08 TONIGHT Please note NEW VENUE!!!

TONIGHT! New Venue, New Venue, New Venue!

Louis Den's own BUDGE is reppin on the boards for this've heard the range from the screw face bangers to the smooth jam mack soundtracks, Budgie is a sick producer and sought after DJ...he's bound to impress!!

Hastings based producer and one half of the OSB'z Wiz is a LDBB vet reppin since homework #4 back in 2007!!, he's been waiting patiently to get on the bill and now its his know the beats, the boombap bounce to the chilled out headnodders and the endless free releases he churns out!...wiz is a total package and one of the hardest working beatmakers in the UK!

Sick production team originally from Leeds now based in london (and mostly just a 1 man operation). Ghosttown have credits for Foreign Beggars, Mystro, Guilty Simpson, Phat Kat and more...check the thread I posted earlier in this week for look into their new london based "squat" lab..expect sick beats!

Badboy producer (no not for know what I mean). Chemo's put the work in behind the boards for years now and has the credits to prove it JOE BUDDEN, KYZA, TRIPLE DARKNESS, VAKILL, SEAN PRICE (do we need to continue??!). Fresh out the Killamonjaro labs Chemo's out to bless the den with BANGERS!.

and on the mic we have Birminghams own JUICE ALEEM (big dada/shadowless) fresh off his release JERUSALAAM COME.

VERB T blessing us for the second (but 1st official time hopefully) after not being able to show for what was the second beat cypher (with S-TYPE, JAISU, DARREN PAUL & ROEG DU CASQ)..Verbs was unable to make it due to family commitments but he's back with a vengance to finally rep for the beat cypher!.

and finally SLEAZE DA DON aka Hermes Trismegistus from the south coast (originally West Bromwich) Sleaze is a dope emcee with a unique delivery and style...teaming up with Eat Good's SONNYJIM for a joint EP (coming soon on eatgood/greasy vinyl) sleaze is here i brum to show you what he's all about. Sleaze recently dropped his LP THEOLOVISION on his own imprint "GREASY VINYL" which features producers WIZARD, BEAT BUTCHA, GHOST, ENDEMIC and more!.

And of course it wouldnt be a Louis Den Beat Cypher without the usual selections from DJ CRO and our OPEN BEATS and BUCKS FIZZ BEAT BATTLES..(all den heads are encouraged to rep for this so please bring a beat CD, dont be shy..I dont want to have to struggle for entrants again!)

Reason for the promo train on this LDBC being a bit late was because we were venueless!!, after going back to the Sunflower Lounge to secure Decembers date I was told they have changed the music policy and werent too keen on the "Smoking" that went on outisde...not sure what the whole mess was down to im guessing (as the owner was there that night of beat cypher 07) they didnt like the fact we overran slightly and maybe our little "car beats" session outside, so umm yeah we are now at the BIRMINGHAM SOUND BAR which is a much sicker venue (but comes at a price) please smoker squad, go for a little wander before you do what you do, dont want to bait up this joint too! and doooo come out and support, plenty more overheads this time so we gotta keep this one going (bring a mate and tell them bring a mate, and tell em both to bring beats!!)

Monday, 7 December 2009

FREE Pheonix Da Icefire, Triple Darkness, The IRS and Cappo & Endemic @ Carhartt Store, London

Yup thats right, some of the county's best and it's free!

When: Monday, December 7, 2009
Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Carhartt is hosting a special one off event at its Neal Street store in
Covent Garden, London.

Alongside an exclusive performance from the man himself 'Phoenix Da Ice Fire
will be:


Plus extra special guests CAPPO & ENDEMIC - performing tracks from their

Dj's: Charlee Brown & Roast
Host: Kingpin

** Free Drinks will be provided by Mean Time Brewery **

Friday, 4 December 2009

Herbaliser Live @ The Hare & Hounds, Sat 5th Dec

More Info HERE

Sat 5th December

Leftfoot & Jibbering Present


Plus Jibbering DJs

Hare & Hounds
106 High St
Kings Heath
B14 7JZ

£12 Advance / MOTD
Advance tickets available from /
0844 870 0000

Info: 0121 444 2081 /

More than 15 years into their musical journey, The Herbaliser just keep getting bigger, stronger and better. It all began in the early 1990s when West London duo Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba discovered a shared passion for hip-hop, rare groove, funk and jazz. James Brown, DJ Premier, Lalo Schifrin, David Axelrod and Serge Gainsbourg were their youthful heroes.
Expanding their live line-up to a nine-piece in the late 1990s, Herbaliser became acclaimed festival favourites around the globe. Playing to increasingly large and appreciative crowds also helped Jake and Ollie broaden their studio working methods.
With a new emphasis on classic soulful songwriting, the main vocal focus these days is on a new recruit, the supremely talented 22 year old Londoner Jessica Darling. With Easy Access Orchestra members Ralph Lamb and Andy Ross also on board, Herbaliser now have a firm five-piece collective at their core.

Thursday, 3 December 2009

Tartan Bullies + Kosyne + Depths = Heat

Innit! You can grab the finished track HERE