Win Tickets: AK1200 @ Mt. Tabor Theater | Godfather of Drum n' Bass

We have a pair of tickets to AK1200 this Friday night at Mt Tabor Theater. To win comment on this post why you would like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday.

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From our sponsors at Mt Tabor Theater:
ak1200Sprout Productions Presents:
AK1200, Comma, Sponge Park & Treyzilla
Friday, February 25
9 p.m. Doors | 10 p.m. show | $10, 21+
@ Mt. Tabor Theater, 4811 SE Hawthorne Blvd.

The Godfather of Drum n' Bass in America, AK1200 has been the link between the music and the fans and DJ's alike in the states ever since its inception. He is the longest running DnB DJ in the USA, and was the first to give exposure to hundreds of UK based DJ's and producers. His annual Planet of the Drums tour, alongside fellow comrades Dieselboy and Dara and hype man Messinian has been the most successful running electronica tour since it began in 2000.

Over the years, AK has released 8 mix CD's, and 1 artist album, along with several singles, and has remixed countless well known electronic acts such as: Crystal Method, Rabbit in the Moon, Keoki, Dub Pistols, Cirrus, Freestyle, Rachel Wallace, Tribe called Quest, and many more. His remix of Cleveland Lounge's “Drowning”, was in regular rotation on radio stations all over the USA, and is widely viewed as the most well known DnB tune in America, and was in dance charts all over the world.

His 8 year stint as head of A&R with longtime friend Rob Playford, on Playford's legendary Moving Shadow label, has helped make AK one of the most influential DnB figures on the globe.

San Francisco producer Comma is projecting holograms of his vision for the future of music. As a member of the tastemaker beat collective Frite Nite, he's one of the fastest rising names in the Bay Area's diverse production scene. With influences ranging from the UK underground, ambient techno, Detroit futurism, and a life-long love for hip-hop, Comma has been steadily advancing new sounds as a DJ, producer, and enthusiast of forward thinking music.

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20 Responses to Win Tickets: AK1200 @ Mt. Tabor Theater | Godfather of Drum n' Bass

  1. Adam February 21, 2011 at 16:22 #

    I didnt know he was still touring, ak1200 brings me back to the late 90′s, in atlanta, on drugs. Oh the good old days. Hook me up!

  2. Lori February 22, 2011 at 01:13 #

    Drum and Bass
    up in my face.
    Be dancin’ my ass
    all over the place.
    Looks like I beg
    to shake a leg,
    drink from a keg,
    and dance and play
    the night away.
    So here I go,
    “Pipeline-can you make it so?”

  3. Chris February 22, 2011 at 02:06 #

    Haven’t been to a good electronic show in a while, would love to see this.

  4. Ben February 22, 2011 at 17:03 #

    Well…I’ll have to go find some acid now.

  5. gray ayer February 22, 2011 at 21:59 #

    I would like to go because it seems that there aren’t any good drum & bass shows anymore, but they’ve all been replaced by dubstep. & AK1200 was my first introduction D&B. i’d love to see him.

  6. Julia February 23, 2011 at 12:34 #

    B/c I’m a junglist and pdx does not have enough of it!

  7. Phoenix February 24, 2011 at 16:19 #

    Ah… I saw him back in the 90s in Orlando, FL. Great shows… I’d love to see him here!

  8. Shorty February 24, 2011 at 16:20 #

    Haven’t seen AK by himself ever. I’ve only seen him with POTD tour. Would love to see him and enjoy some good dnb!

  9. Claire February 24, 2011 at 16:20 #

    My friend and I were in West Hollywood and we asked this guy working at a record store, “Do you know if there’s anywhere we could hear some Drum n’ Bass?” He replied, “Um no, that whole scene is kind of over.” I need to prove him wrong!

  10. adam gaydosh February 24, 2011 at 16:47 #

    went to college with dieselboy and always loved ak1200 once they blew up, would love to see this and show him some love!

  11. Aaron February 24, 2011 at 17:28 #

    Oh man this sounds awesome!@

  12. loulew February 24, 2011 at 17:33 #

    Would love to see!

  13. Noah February 24, 2011 at 17:55 #

    I’ve never won so I think it’s my turn.
    Ak 1200 are amazing!
    Need I say more.

  14. JD February 24, 2011 at 20:57 #

    I havent seen AK1200 since I was in raver pants!

  15. Deena February 25, 2011 at 09:13 #

    I’d love to get heavy with some drum and bass via AK 1200 tonight. I’ve had one hell of a month.

  16. SR February 25, 2011 at 09:45 #

    I finally started getting into DnB late in the game, so this show would be like a crash course in booty shaking

  17. Mixie February 25, 2011 at 11:11 #

    I’m from Orlando. I own Fully Automatic on casette tape. And AK1200 is like a ray of sunshine from home.

  18. mark bauser February 25, 2011 at 17:22 #

    Memories of massive outdoor camping electronic music event in northern Ohio called family affair, dancing the morning away to some lovely beats known as AK1200.

    This is why I need tickets. For nostalgic purposes.

  19. LeSean February 13, 2014 at 15:15 #

    This mans album Fully Automatic was literally the first drum n bass I ever heard. Immediately addicted…

    Then on to many trips to see him in New Orleans, Austin, Houston, Dallas, Baltimore, D.C., Philly and New York. All except for my new-ish and permanent home here in the great city of Portland. I was so inspired by the music of Fully Automatic that I immersed myself in the scene and DnB itself. Became a traveling Dj and producer myself and still look to him as my initial source of inspiration. I now have a little junglist of my own and he has kept me from getting out and hearing some good DnB for the soul in so long it should be Criminal.

    that’s why I should get to go.

  20. LeSean February 13, 2014 at 15:18 #

    Just realized this was over 3 years ago.

    Sad as fuck….

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