Grzly Adams, DJ Uri & Paper Queen.
Grzly Adams, DJ Uri & Paper Queen
Presented by VH1 & The Humming Tree
As a member of Berlin’s new generation of Hip-Hop DJs, Grzly Adams began his career on the decks in Cologne in 1996. In 2003, he moved to Berlin, playing solo-sets at various clubs and continuing to build up a solid household name as a selector of eclectic urban music. His reputation grew quickly within the scene where he co-founded collectives such as BeatEvolution & Urbanology. He plays up to 100+ International shows a year. His extensive repertoire and discipline in staying up-to-date has seen him share the bill with International names like Diplo, Dj Jazzy Jeff, The Glitch Mob, Gramatik, Dj Craze, Troyboi, RjD2, Hermitude, Mike Skinner, OFWGKTA, Rakim, Nicki Minaj, Tropkillaz, Baauer, Boys Noize & many others.
He does Mixtapes for various artists, labels, brands & personal projects. Grzly moves a number of dancefloors on a weekly basis, drawing crowds of up to 1000 people with DJ Sets that are constantly changing. Due to the success of his DJ Sets and selections, Grzly also holds a residency at the Prince Charles & Cassiopeia Club in Berlin. In 2016 he was invited by Red bull to compete in the „Thre3 style German Finals“ as one of the six best club Djs in germany.
Outside the DJ booth, Grzly’s life also revolves around music: between 2007 & 2008, he assisted Native Instruments in their development of the first generation of Traktor Scratch as a product specialist & beta-tester. 2014 he travelled Germany to give Workshops on their new Controller S8.
Born in East London (UK) & based in Mumbai (India), DJ Uri has been rocking 2 Turntables since 1987, starting out as a Hip Hop, Funk & Soul DJ. The depth of his collection and knowledge he has gained over the years are a credit to Hip Hop culture. The Official DJ for Battle Of The Year 2014 South East Asia Finals & RedBull BC One India 2016, he was also featured in the Hip Hop Cookbook representing India alongside Old Skool Legends Kurtis Blow, Crazy Legs (Rocksteady Crew) & Grand Mixer DST.
Musically, DJ Uri fuses Hip Hop, Funk, Bass, Trap, Future Beats & Club Classics using Turntables, Finger Drumming & Loop Stations into one seamless set showcasing skill levels of the highest degree. The last 2 years have seen him support the likes of Pretty Lights, Diplo, Flying Lotus, Ed Sheeran, Major Lazer, Foreign Beggars, Mark Ronson, Benga & Skream. With regular club & festival gigs both at home in the thriving Indian music scene and across Europe, Uri is definitely an International DJ.
A long history in the British music circuit, Uri started his electronic DJ career in the UK under the guidance of DJSS, Legendary DnB pioneer & head of WODB ¬ World of Drum & Bass / Formation Records. DJ Uri had residencies at some of the first ever Drum & Bass parties in the world, Amnesia House, Total Kaos & Club Rage, where he played alongside The Prodigy, Carl Cox, Top Buzz, LTJ Bukem, SL2, DJSS, Fabio & many others all before 1993. Not many can match these credentials.
Paper Queen maybe new to the scene, but she’s aiming for the big stage & is eager to prove herself as one of the brightest new talents to come out of the thriving Indian music scene. Mentored by the legendary DJ Uri (UK). Under his guidance she has embraced the Old Skool way of being a DJ and has the knack of being able to play the right track for the right occasion.
A unique blend of Old & Nu Skool Hip Hop, Trap & Future Bass to the cooler side of EDM, a signature Paper Queen DJ set has the right selection of music to receive mass appeal yet retain a certain street credibility. Taking influences from artists such as Troyboi, Kendrick Lamaar, Flume & DJ Craze, her musical creations are hard hitting, bouncy & totally engineered for the dance floor.
Based in Mumbai, Paper Queen has already played major venue’s like blueFROG, antiSocial & Bonobo. The festival circuit includes shows at Sunburn Goa & India Bike Week, but she has also rocked audiences in Germany with gigs at Cassiopeia & Prince Charles (Berlin), playing 3-4 hours sets into the early morning. This girl is ready for the season ahead.
The Humming Tree
The Humming Tree is an arts, music and performance space in Bangalore, India, open since June 2013. At the present moment, along with major international artists who are touring with us, we’re curating 25+ programmes a month including fantastic music gigs, fun workshops, film screenings, exhibitions, cultural performances, theatre, spoken word poetry, reading and storytelling sessions and other educational gatherings. We aim at providing a platform for the different arts, keeping in mind the beautifully varied resources and audiences we have access to. In addition to the performance venue, we run a fresh, unique kitchen and bar service.
Entry: Cover: Rs. 500/- available at the venue and completely redeemable on F&B
Saturday | 4th March 2017 | 9:00 PM
The Humming Tree
#949, 3rd Floor & Rooftop,
12th Main Road,
Bangalore – 560038.