Greetings one and all…. ITS CHRISTMAS!
well not quite but i’ve got a tree up and feeling rather festive in the all new studio space here in Bristol.
This will be the first of the DJ Cheeba monthly newsletters, I promise i wont spam you with crap… just good news and the occasional blag.
First up this month is news on the comp we ran in the blog. The brief was simple: Either make a video or print/web marketing advert for the website, post a link and spread the word.
Here are the prizes (As kindly donated by Rane, Docvek and 12InchSkinz):
Rane / Serato ‘mega memory watch’, Scratch Live T-shirt, a DVD copy of ‘The Reels of Solid Steel’ and stickers.
Docvek & DJ Cheeba TTM57 faceplate, Scratch Live T-shirt, a DVD copy of ‘The Reels of Solid Steel’ and stickers.
Scratch Live T-shirt, a DVD copy of ‘The Reels of Solid Steel’ and stickers.
And the winners are:
1st: RBletz (823 views) Stupid people video
2nd: Gpapa (283 views) Live in Bristol video
3rd: Tisse (86 views) Dustbowl video
1st: Dub Cowboy (extreme abuse of twitter)
2nd: Ninja Seal (poster design from photo)
3rd: RBletz (star wars remixed poster)
Congratulations to all the winners, we’ll be in touch to get your postal address and get the prizes shipped out to your corners of the world asap
Next up is news of some shows we have lined up for 2010, these are some of the highlights so far. Keep an eye on the ‘Shows’ page on the site for more details and ticket links….
Jan 2 – 15: Chamonix, France (various venues)
Jan 16: Koko, London (With DJ Vadim & Bonobo among others)
Jan 23: MC2, Grenoble, France (this will be the postponed gig from this w/e)
Feb 4: Queen of Hoxton, London (Launching the new AV show!)
Feb 18: Glasgow, Scotland
Feb 20: Dundee, Scotland
March: Australia, New Zealand & Tasmania (various venues)
April 5-9: Snowbombing festival
Cheeba has also now confirmed for Soundwave Festival in Croatia in July. Easily one of the best festivals around in simply idilic surroundings, this one is not to be missed! Last year had artists such as DJ Yoda, The Bays, Red Snapper, Hexstatic, Alice Russell, etc and this year promises to be even better!
FFI and ticket info, see here:
The sharp eye’d among you may have spotted in the listings above that im launching my new show in February, im in the the middle of getting all the new videos together and have already been roadtesting some of the audio segments including tracks from the likes of Leisure Recordings, Ninja Tune, Ben One and Peter Parker. Its always daunting starting new projects like this but now i’ve got going im sure this one will really twist your melon while still getting you moving! If you would like to enquire about booking Cheeba for a show in your city/town/clubnight/bar/house/bedroom in 2010 then point your email at: email@example.com
Thats all for now, I’ll leave you with some photos form the show in Bristol last weekend courtesy of Emma Catlady and a live video from Chimpski. Cheers for these guys!
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