Fort Knox Five – Love & Light – JPOD The Beat Chef
:: Arcata Theatre Lounge ::
Fort Knox Five- have the midas touch for producing heavy hitting records. Since 2003, they have released an arsenal of floor rocking singles and remixes from their Washington DC based label, Fort Knox Recordings.
Sid Barcelona, Jon Horvath, Rob Myers and Steve Raskin are the masterminds behind the FORT KNOX FIVE. Their signature ‘Fort Knox Sound’ seamlessly interweaves live instrumentation with funky electronic breakbeats. In 2006 they released the critically acclaimed ‘The New Gold Standard’ to showcase the groundbreaking sounds from their premier funk and soul label.
As DJs, they know how to rock a party with infectious grooves that effortlessly move from funk, reggae, and hip-hop to prime time beats & breaks. Their unique DJ style has proven irresistible to clubgoers worldwide.
Love & Light-
JPOD The Beat Chef’s- trademark sound is a tasteful fusion of soulful sounds with crispy rhythms and bold basslines. His ability to lift the spirit with rich flavors of melody and bass make many dance and smile in complete freedom. Using chunky hip-hop breakbeats and bouncy electro basslines as the foundation for organic expressions of world, reggae, folk, bluegrass and more, JPOD takes listeners on a diverse journey through styles and tempos, bridging gaps everywhere that inspiration leads. His passion and motivation has also culminated in a cutting-edge digital label called Swing Set Sounds which seeks to arm DJs not only with great music but also tools to create their own custom remixes. JPOD continues to creatively satisfy his ever-evolving tastes while always bringing a truly unique experience far beyond the usual.