Friday [12.23] – Protohype, Jaykode @ Avalon
1735 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028 [10pm-6am, 21+]
Protohype – In the fall of 2009, Max Pote and Sean Farrell joined forces to create Protohype, an unstoppable musical force of massive proportions and unlimited potential. Their irrepressible style is defined by a cunning combination of the technical finesse and swagger of a seasoned Hip-Hop veteran fused with the and raw energy and passion of an electronic music icon. Protohype specializes in a signature sound composed of extremely catchy melodic lines culminating in a dark and edgy electronic bombardment boldly accented with robust and meticulously crafted drums. With a combined twelve years of production experience between them, Max and Sean understand the crucial importance of diversity and progress while still maintaining the necessary amount of nostalgic familiarity to keep the crowd dancing; first and foremost Protohype know how to throw a raging party. After the release of their first album, “The Protohype”, Max and Sean switched up their production style and moved directly into a new type of music self-titled “Dub Hop”, a filthy and ingenious brand of trunk-rattling bass music insidiously incorporating scathing vocals and head nodding drums. Despite their incredibly powerful and distinct creative voices, the masterminds of Protohype have formed an indelible bond on the basis of their uncontrollable infatuation with noise. Music is not only their passion; it is their inalterable and enduring way of life.
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Jaykode – “Ever since I was 13, I was experimenting with writing music. I started out with guitar (which I still play) and got into hardcore and metal, which will always be my roots. As I opened my ears a little more everyday and broadened my horizons, my love for electronic music grew day by day so I decided to give it a try. Maybe it might take me somewhere, maybe it might not. I just do it for the love of music.”
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