What’s up Ya’ll? Welcome to the 5th edition of “The Smashcast”! Just a reminded you can hear our sets Live before we post them here every Saturday Night on Chicago’s #1 radio station 101.1 fm WKQX! As always thanks for the continued support and we hope everyone is having a great holiday season thus far. Don’t forget if you are interested in being featured on “The Smashcast”, looking to book us or just want to say Hi you can reach us directly at [email protected]!
Let’s get into it! This week we have world renowned Break Beat DJ/ Producer Keith MacKenzie in the mix with us! Keith was nice enough to drop us a 70min set so this weeks episode is packed full of extra poon punishing tunes!
Here are some fast facts about Keith and what you can expect from him to end the year!
1. He is the owner of of one of the largest Break Beat Labels of all time, Illeven Eleven.
2. He is part of the high energy Bass act Smookie Illson that is killing the scene right now.
3. Keith is gearing up to release a 5 track EP W/ Smookie Illson on a Major American Bass Label that they will be announcing shortly.
4. Just this year alone Keith has played shows in 4 different continents including making his debut in Australia!
5. KEITH LIVES RIGHT HERE WITH US IN CHICAGO!
For all our Baltimore friends be on the look out for Keith on NYE and he will be playing under all is musical projects that night in your city!
Follow Keith here:
Insta – “keithmackenzie”
Kings of Class:
We have been busy this month and it’s not even half over! We are coming off 2 great shows last week, 1 at Primary opening up for My Digital Enemy and 1 at The Aragon Ballroom playing between the groups, Meg Myers, The Struts & Awolnation! We are keeping it low key this week before leaving for a little pacific Northwest/ Canada tour!
Here is where we will be:
12/16- Shake Bar for MadHouse PDX in Portland
12/ 17 TBA Portland
12/19- Lizards Lounge in Whitehorse Canada
12/20-12/22- Racing Dog Sleds across the Yukon Territory before arriving home just in time to see our families for Christmas!
We have completed another original track and are currently shopping it to labels! Our other original, Nightshade, has been signed to a major House label and well be coming out on a compilation album in 2016… can’t release all this info yet, but get jacked!!
Be sure to follow us on Instagram at “thekingsofclass” to hear previews of both of these!