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Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival 11/7 & 11/8

  • November 5, 2014
  • 3 min read

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BROOKLYN, NY – NOVEMBER 4, 2014 – The Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival – whichwill take over nine venues in the heart of Williamsburg this Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8 – announces a series of exciting new acts to its line-up: The Whooligan, Tha Yellow R. Kel, The Black Madonna, Golf Clap, The Deep and Cranks.

In addition, Cahoots Records, a pioneering house music label based in New York City, will host a party at Stilton House at Output on Saturday, November 7. Parisian talents Ange Siddhar and Illan Nicciani will headline the special event and Sid Vaga and Steven LeTigre will support along with label owners Jon Billick and Brian Morse performing as Wreal.

Today the Brooklyn Vegan premiered this new mix from Shift K3Y – done exclusively for #BEMF 2014.

The first-ever BEMF App is available now for iPhone. The free app allows users to purchase tickets, select the artists they want to see, build their own schedule and – using the Recommender feature – receive recommendations of other artists on the lineup that they may also like. Festivalgoers can set alerts for their selected DJ sets, access artist bios and SoundCloud links and receive updates on Uber discounts, giveaways, festival news and more. The app also allows users to snap and share a BEMF photo with its Photo Booth feature, listen to the BEMF playlist and BEMF radio, navigate festival grounds with a Google map, communicate with BEMF and much more. It is available HERE.

The official BEMF t-shirt, designed by Brooklyn mainstay and official BEMF 2014 fashion curator, Kinfolk, is available exclusively at Kinfolk’s online store, found HERE, and at the retailer’s Williamsburg store.

Since its inception in 2008, BEMF has established itself as a NYC mainstay – an endemic and eclectic festival celebrating Brooklyn’s electronic musical landscape and proudly presenting both emerging and established artists from the Boroughs and beyond. 2013’s Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival was the most successful yet, with more than 8,000 people in attendance.

All pertinent links:

Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival HERE and on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
Shift K3Y mix HERE
BEMF App for iPhone HERE
Kinfolk t-shirt HERE
2-day passes HERE
2-day VIP passes HERE
BEMF on SoundCloud HERE
BEMF videos HERE
Presenting BEMF
Good Peoples HERE
MeanRed HERE

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Chris Ryan is an accomplished promoter, event planner, producer, activist, counselor, poet and blogger. Within the course of two and a half years Chris Ryan has worked with some of NYC's most established promoters/event planners, been named 2007′s GaySocialite of the year, granted a promoter of the year award from NYC's most famous gay establishment, Splash. He's worked in some of NYC's top venues including; Avalon, Capitale, Cipriani, Cielo, Pacha, Element, Le Poisson Rouge, XL, G Lounge, Plumm, Hilton Hotel, Indigo Hotel, Spirit, Myst/Quo, Splash, The Ritz, Vlada, Roseland Ballroom, Heaven, etc. In 2008, Chris Ryan has begun to unveil some of the most innovative & unique parties New York City has ever seen. The Fusion events "fuse" together all disciplines of art into an event that remains diverse yet cohesive at the same time. won best gay promotions website from NYC Event Patrons in 2008 & he was granted an award from the Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club, Gov. Patterson & Michelle Clunie (QAF) saluting him for his hard work in nightlife. Chris Ryan has also begun working with many renown companies, including; doctors, lawyers, physicians, modeling agencies & more. Chris Ryan has been responsible for wide-scale promotions for all these companies & generating tremendous business. Chris Ryan has even started to become National with events taking place in LA & Miami this year. In May of 2009 Chris Ryan received the very prestigious honor of being named a "40 Under 40″ Gays in America by the Advocate Magazine. He also created three successful parties that generated over 1,500 patrons each. In January of 2010 Chris Ryan was featured as one of the top promoters to look out for in Noize Magazine Chris Ryan joined forces with legendary promoter/event producer, Lee Chappell and created one of the most talked about events of all 2010, Desire @ Capitale. Chris Ryan and Lee featured one of the most outstanding artists NYC has ever seen, "Oh Land." Her performance coupled with an exquisite and unforgettable set design added to this extravagant event that held over 1,000 patrons in one of NYC's most successful PRIDE events! Chris Ryan then joined forces with legendary Pacha promoter, Rob Fernandez in addition to Jake Resnicow and Tommy Marinelli to bring one of the largest and most successful parties worldwide to NYC, MATINEE. The event on Governor's Island saw over 2,000+ attendees and one of the most ambitious productions ever. In 2011 Chris Ryan started Emerge Music Promotions with business partner Darren Melchiorre. Emerge Music promotions began signing artists with plans to develop and market the artists to the community at large. Emerge Music promotions has big events planned for 2012 and 2013. Chris Ryan debuted the IMAGE events which took place on top of two of NYC's most beautiful rooftop venues, Rare View and Indigo Hotel. The events were blogged everywhere and featured the fashion designs of several clothing designers, artists and photographers. Chris Ryan felt that fashion and art should be displayed at every event and attracted the likes of Malan Breton, Calvin Klein and even Katy Perry. Chris Ryan began an extremely successful event which incorporated the concept of a house party into a nightclub atmosphere. The event Twist'D at G Lounge has been one of the most talked about events in NYC and allows it's audience to play nearly-naked Twister, beer pong, flip cup & more with other attendees. Chris Ryan was granted an excellence in volunteering award from AVP (Anti-Violence Project) for all his efforts in supporting the organization. 2013 has a very promising landscape on the horizon and Chris Ryan is complacent in saying "you haven't seen anything yet!"

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