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Red Bull Night Out

LPK / MAMBOS, Baga

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Red Bull brings a series of exciting events to Goa. The upcoming event, Red Bull Flight Club, presents Moto Blanco & Eve Carey on December 20th 2013 at Cafe Mambos in Baga. The Red Bull Night Out series featured leading DJs playing to impatient fans, including Rohit Barker at LPK Waterfront on the 11th of December, and Mumbai's famed DJ Nawed Khan & Goa resident, Ayesha on December 18th at Cafe Mambo's in Baga. As the first of the Red Bull Goa event series, The Red Bull Tour Bus made its final pit-stop at the famed Hill Top, presenting a fully-functional mobile stage and featuring India's top indie artists.

RED BULL FLIGHT CLUB @ CAFE MAMBO

  • FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20th 2013 
  • MOTO BLANCO | EVE CAREY
  • @ Cafe Mambos (Baga)
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  • Moto Blanco is an English DJ and an electronic music duo consisting of Danny Harrison and Arthur Smith. Jon Cohen produces their stuff frequently than not. But that’s not all to say about this DJ pair, for House Music was not only revolutionized by this insanely creative duo, but it also saw its real expression in the 1990’s.  They have only had more fun ever since. The South London-based pair have already produced on labels including Cassagrande, Defected and Hed Kandi and, whether producing as Bobby Blanco and Miki Moto or under various other guises including M-Factor, Menta, EMO, DND, 187 Lockdown, Nush, Congress, DYNK, Bass City Rollaz or Discotex
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    • Their big beak came in 1990 when '40 Miles' was released and since then, the pair have completed 100s of studio remixes for artists as diverse as Missy Elliot, Ashanti, Charlotte Church and Kylie Minogue.  Latour, Ja Rule, George Michael, Bananarama, Mary J. Blige, Jnr Vasquez, Robbie Williams, Chanel, Diana Ross, Fatboy Slim, Rihanna, Nikita Warren, X-Press 2, Pet Shop Boys, Lionel Ritchie, Sneaker Pimps, Full Intention, Delacey, Yves La Rock and Byron Stingely. 
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    • Russia, France, Germany, Greece, Canada and the US. 2007, are only some of the places this humble duo have spun around. The world beckons. We welcome them to Goa.
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    • EVE CAREY
    • Playing worldwide for 15 years; her musical style is a mix of house, electro & driving beats all mixed together bringing about a rather intriguing mix of her own personal signature with exclusive tunes. At the tender age of 17 she got a job in a recording studio in Birmingham, sitting in on studio sessions and discovering technics decks! Eve has played at events and clubs for Godskitchen, Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, Pukka Up, Miss Moneypennys, Perfecto, Ultra Vegas, Pacha, Angels of Funk, Charly's Angelz, Cocoloco and many more. 
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    • Eve is Regularly on tour for Ministry of Sound & signed exclusively to Pacha Agency - Brazil in 2010 and is sponsored by UMM clothes & FLY53. She made history in 2008 when Charly's Angelz (Eve Carey & Miss Behavin) were booked to play in Damascus, the first time any international DJ's had ever been booked to play at a party in Syria. She recently played at "HMF" Brazil playing alongside Tiesto, Eddie Haliwell & Tocadico to 25,000 people! She had a residency at Papas Beach Club – Egypt in 2005, and was the first female DJ to play at Cream-Beirut in 2000. Eve has held her own playing alongside the DJ greats such as Frankie Knuckles, Farley Jackmaster Funk and Ray Roc.
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    • She has taught DJ courses in her hometown Birmingham and worked alongside Pato Banton as a studio engineer & worked as a sound engineer with bands at Barfly a live venue hosting bands such as Juliette Lewis & the Licks, Jet, The Riffles, MTV and Kerrang nights. Eve released a compilation CD in Europe with excellent records in 2005 and is now working on her own productions.
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    • Rarely in the UK you can find her in Russia, China, Australia, India and all over the Middle East & Europe most weekends. Watch out for this sassy lady. 
 

PAST EVENT

RED BULL NIGHT OUT @ CAFE MAMBO

  • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18th 2013 
  • NAWED KHAN | AYESHA 
  • @ Cafe Mambos (Baga)
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DJ Nawed is one of the biggest names in an ever changing and emerging DJ scene in India. A resident at Submerge, Bombay's only dedicated House and underground night, Promoted by MTV's Nikhil Chinapa. Being an internet Junkie with DJ friends across the globe, Nawed has constantly stayed ahead of the slow paced music scene in India by Acquiring and playing brand new tunes and almost Impossible to obtain mixes of classics. This became his USP at Submerge, and subsequently at Sunburn (The biggest Electronic Dance music festival in Asia).

A resident at Dubai's latest hotspot 'Pulse' and a regular feature in clubs around India and South East Asia, Nawed has played across 5 continents in countries like The UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, South Africa, Kenya, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Spain, USA, Australia. He's also the the only Indian DJ to have performed with international heavy weights like Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto, Paul Van Dyk, Axwell, Roger Sanchez, Markuz Schulz, Sander Van Doorn, Paolo Mojo, Gareth Emery, Simon Dunmore, Norman Doray, Arno Cost, John 00 Fleming, DJ Pearl, Gordon Edge, Pole Folder.

ABOUT RED BULL

35 billion cans sold | 25 years of company history | 100% recyclable cans | 165 countries in the world    

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  • Inspired by functional drinks from the Far East, Dietrich Mateschitz founded Red Bull in the mid 1980's. He created the formula of Red Bull Energy Drink and developed the unique marketing concept of Red Bull. In 1987, on April 1, Red Bull Energy Drink was sold for the very first time in its home market Austria. This was not only the launch of a completely new product, in fact it was the birth of a totally new product category. Today Red Bull is available in more than 165 countries and more than 35 billion cans of Red Bull have been consumed so far.
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  • IN 2012 RED BULL SOLD 5.2 BILLION CANS
  • The high points of Red Bull's 2012 were first and foremost winning both the constructors' and drivers' Formula 1 championships – picking up both titles for the third successive year – as well as the hugely successful "Red Bull Stratos" mission.
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THE LIFECYCLE OF THE CAN

Naturally, Red Bull’s production and global distribution needs energy and thus causes an environmental impact. Whether through increasing implementation of wall-to-wall production or optimisation of its supply chain, Red Bull sets itself ambitious targets to further minimise its environmental impact and energy use.

PAST EVENT: RED BULL TOUR BUS


By Arjun S. Ravi, Editor of NH7.in on 21 August 2013 in Music.

  • NH7’s editor speaks of his anxious wait for the bus to get rolling!
    Right up to say five or six years ago, India didn't have a touring circuit for bands. And I mean touring circuit in the sense of a series of club or festival showcases strung together as a set of dates that sees the band traveling from one city to the other at a fairly periodic (almost daily) frequency. Bands that wanted to play outside their city of origin would struggle to find shows in the few clubs around the country that were open to live music in the first place. The MBAs would tell you that there wasn't a "market" for live music and similar BS like that. But the fact is, not too many people were willing to take a punt on bands.
 

IN CONVERSATION: ROHIT BARKER

When did your love for music first start? What did you grow up listening to?
As a kid I always had a pair of headphones on and would listen to my dads LP's. I grew up on the Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Janis Joplin and all the other greats.

What made you decide to get into music professionally?
There was ALWAYS music on in the house growing up so it became part of my DNA really. I knew I wanted to do something with music professionally from the time I was ten really. I'm blessed to have been able to make a passion into a career.

What's on your playlist today? Top three tracks if you please?
1. This is What it Feels Like : Armin Van Buuren
2. These Roads : Sultan & Ned Sheppard
3. Royals : Lorde

If you could play in any venue or city in the world, where would it be?
Hands down Pacha in Ibiza. It's my favourite club in the world

How has the global audience taken to Indian DJ's?
I'm happy to report that global audiences have woken up hugely to Indian talent and the Indian music scene. And it's only gonna get bigger and better from here.

What attracts and inspires you about Goa?
Goa has this X factor to it. You can't really explain it. It's just an incredible place. The people are great and the party scene is beyond amazing. I need to buy a house there soon and never leave :)

What is the first thing you would do when you arrive in Goa?
I always grab a prawn curry rice and then settle in

What are your views on the Goa electronic music scene? A place that has been dominated by trance for many years , where do you see other forms of electronic music fitting in?
Goa is on the global map for dance music. And over the years the music scene has evolved incredibly. The audience is very musically educated and open to new sounds. And that makes it a pleasure for a DJ

What are things you would definitely recommend someone to do in Goa?
Get some sand in your toes, eat a ton of sea food, don't get back to your hotel before sunrise and most importantly breathe in Goa !!

What is you favourite place in Goa?
My favourite place to stay in the Fortune Regina resort on Candolim. I'm treated like family and it's a really nice chilled out hotel. As far as party spots go... Honestly every single one has great things to offer.

Is there anything you would like to add?

Get to Goa... See you on the sand..

IN CONVERSATION: NAWED KHAN

When did your love for music first start? What did you grow up listening to?
I started listening to music at a very early age. My dad used to play a lot of Boney M and Abba and I grew up to these tunes.

What made you decide to get into music professionally?
I remember watching Akbar Sami perform for my school's annual function when I was really young, I have been fascinated by DJing since that day.

What's on your playlist today? Top three tracks if you please?
Tiga & Audion - Let's Go Dancing (Solomun Remix)
Betoko - Supersonic (Original Mix)
Format B - Magic Button (Original Mix)

If you could play in any venue or city in the world, where would it be?
It would be a dream come true if I can ever get to play at Space in Ibiza, the energy in that club is unbelievable.

How has the global audience taken to Indian DJ's?
Indian DJ's have just started to make our presence felt on the world stage. There's no shortage of talent and people are pleasantly surprised when they hear us perform.

What attracts and inspires you about Goa?
I love the beaches, countryside, food, music... There's so much to love and be inspired by in Goa.

What is the first thing you would do when you arrive in Goa?
Order prawn curry rice.

What are your views on the Goa electronic music scene? A place that has been dominated by trance for many years , where do you see other forms of electronic music fitting in?
Goa has been taken over by the "EDM" wave just like the rest of India, dance music in all formats is dominating clubs across the country and Goa is no exception, people are more open to different sounds now and it's heartening to see the change in the music scene from what it was a few years back.

What are things you would definitely recommend someone to do in Goa?

Eat local food, explore the beautiful beaches.

What is your favourite place in Goa?
As of now the stunningly renovated Mambos has to be one of my favourite places in the entire country.

ARTISTS' SPEAK

Why the name Shaa’ir + Func?
M - Shaa’ir means poet and it has also been my artist name.
R - Func is short for ‘function’, functioning as a duo. When we started together, we were deciding on what to call ourselves, so here goes. It sounds cool, nice and funky. We started performing and then the name stuck on.

What defines the music you play?
M - We do not want to be labelled with any genre as such..
R - We enjoy rock n roll, like everyone should. We want people to come and have a nice time. Most people come to relive a fantasy, there’s always a pursuit of happiness. Some people come to concerts to throw their emotional baggage out, relive different moments and go back with something our music has to offer.

What influences/subjects reflect in your songs? We’ve noticed it is always positive.
M - We’ve written and produced about most subjects, about Goa too. Most of them would be on the lines of political satires; something people may not be happy about and would want to express, they feel the same and express those emotions through our music...
R - ...mostly one needs to feel happier than he arrived when he leaves. We look into politics of human lives; of humanity. People recognise honesty wherever you go.

How has the global audience taken to Indian bands and music? Is it still a stamp of Bollywood evident?
R - Commercially, yes. But people know of artists, different music and especially the kind of talent coming out of the country…
M - …the dynamics are changing. There’s acceptance and awareness.

There are more music festivals being taken to non-metros in the last couple of years, to the North-East and Rajasthan. Is it saturation of commercial music or do people really appreciate different forms?
R - Everyone looks to express something and they need music of any kind. They relate to the music they like. Of course Bollywood has the influence, but it is definitely moving away in India too.
How has Goa been treating you?
M - Always good! You feel it since the time you land here.
R - I am from here, so it’s a different emotion all together.

What attracts you to Goa?
M - The vibe! The beaches here may not be on par with, say, ones in the Bahamas or Maldives in terms of the look, but the feel is way more different than any other place. In fact, Goa happens to be my favourite place in the world! (Are you saying that because you are here?) No, no, really, this is me. I mean it. The people are fantastic, which makes up more for the personality of Goa than anything else, atmosphere here is amazing. It is the most culturally advanced place in India - it is present, progressive and there is peace!
R - Its home for me!

What are things you would definitely recommend someone to do in Goa?
M - Spend little time at beaches, but, get away!
R - Go interiors, the villages are beautiful. The real Goa is inside.

Any hidden things/places you would recommend to your friends?
R - No, I would not disclose. And it’s something different for everyone. It's their own secret part, a piece of Goa that they will never give up.

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