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DJ Wool LIVE with Dru Barnes Live, DJs Chicus & Hazy James at C’mon Everybody
October 27, 2016 @ 10:30 PM - 4:00 AM EDT$5
Dither Down Records & NickyDigital.com present:
DJ Wool (LIVE HARDWARE SET)
and Dru Barnes (Live Performance)
With DJ support from DJ Chicus & Hazy James
Glen Brady more commonly known as WOOL is a Music Producer and DJ from Ireland who splits his time between Northern California and Berlin, Germany.
He is a co founder of Berlin based label We Collect Enemies and is a founding member of Indie Dance duo The Glass with Dominique Keegan of Plant Music NYC.
Music by Wool and The Glass features widely on U.S. television series such as Gossip Girl, CSI Miami, CBS TV’s Lie To Me, MTV’s The Hills and Eleventh Hour amongst others. DJ Wool’s Strobelight featuring Subtitle is featured on Disney’s phone app Tap Tap Revenge Wool’s Remix clients include: Far East Movement, Snoop Dog, Rakim, Small-town Romeo, Izza Kizza, Camp Lo, Tittsworth feat Kid Sister, Pase Rock, Das Shadow and many more.
Dru Barnes is a conceptual artist, musician, and self-described messenger. In 2013, he survived an attack that left him partially blind. Following his recovery, Barnes shed his former stage name, Jogyo, and embarked on a new artistic path. He turned to music–the purest form of expression–as a way to crystallize his profound near-death experience.
Known for his groundbreaking live shows and dancehall rhythms, Barnes’ latest tracks are stripped down and lighter in tone, revealing truth and vulnerability. His music is born from improvisation, synthesizing trap, trip hop, hip hop, rap, and ‘90s dance beats with influences that range from R&B and folk to world and new-age music. His work explores themes of love, connectedness, and universal awareness, utilizing sound as a tool for transformation.
A native of Kingston, Jamaica, Barnes currently lives and creates in Brooklyn, New York, where he has performed at Lincoln Center and across the Lower East Side. His unique sound was featured on cellist Dave Eggar’s grammy-nominated album, Kingston Morning. He cites legendary musician Herbie Hancock as his guiding spirit and Grace Jones as his creative muse.
Barnes’ album, Silent Light, debuts May 2016.