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Asheville Beat Tape Collective
BEAT LIFE COMP.1 Highlights Diverse Regional Talent [Review]
BEAT LIFE releases BEAT LIFE COMP.1, its first compilation album, on Sunday, January 15th, with a second volume already in the works.
Free BEATLIFE at The One Stop with Xero God, Mother HOOD (10/28)
This coming Friday, 10/28, celebrate BEATLIFE with a free show at the One Stop with headliners Xero God and Mother HOOD.
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! September 15-18
We've got your weekend on tap! Check out what Asheville has to offer in this edition of the Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update!
BEATLIFE Showcases the Work of Producer DFLN @ the Mothlight
The next BEATLIFE show, thrown by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective, happens Saturday, 9/17, and is a tribute to the late North Carolina producer DFLN (Derrick Curtis). A lineup of special guests and friends of Derrick will show support and love at West Asheville's Mothlight.
PHAZE GAWD: Charlotte Rapper Talks NC Hip Hop and the State of the Genre
Charlotte rapper PHAZE GAWD (Tony Potts) recently released Definitive Theosis, a new EP produced by deceased artist DFLN, and it's powerful stuff. We talked with the GAWD about music, politics, race, and the state of hip hop in North Carolina and the country. PHAZE GAWD plays BEATLIFE at the Mothlight on September 17th.
Facing the Future: 10th Letter's Escape from ATL
Atlanta-based producer and Asheville BEATLIFE performer 10th Letter (Jeremi Johnson) recently released new LP, Escape from ATL. It's a vivid exploration of a future that is both strange and strangely like our own.
Underdogs and Psychedelic Cowboys: An Interview with Hip-Hop Artist Musashi Xero
Asheville's Musashi Xero (Tyler Jackson) reflects on the past two years of his musical and personal evolution, including his collaborations with members of the Asheville Beat Tape Collective and his upcoming projects with Xero God.
TOKiMONSTA, Ambre Perkins, Panther God at Asheville Music Hall: Ticket Giveaway
This Thursday at Asheville Music Hall, producer TOKiMONSTA, the first woman on Flying Lotus's Brainfeeder label, takes the stage with support from Ambre Perkins and local producer Panther God. We're giving away two tickets--to win, share this post on Facebook and tag someone you'd want to bring.
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update: July 4th Edition
It's 4th of July weekend in Asheville, and we've got a lot of ideas for how you can celebrate Independence Day--and all the days around it. From live music to independent bookstores to downtown shopping and, of course, brunch, we've pretty much covered all the bases. Happy 4th, y'all.
Celebrate BEATLIFE on the 4th of July @ the Mothlight (Free Show)
There's no better way to celebrate Independence Day than by exerting your personal right to dance your face off. This month's free BEATLIFE show happens on July 4th at the Mothlight with headliners BomBassic and Electrochemical and support from Samuel Paradise, DJ Kutzu, and Musashi Xero.
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update! << April 29-May 1
The Asheville GritVegas Weekend Update fills you in on what we're most excited about each weekend! With hosts Ali McGhee of Asheville Grit and Jason Sandford of Ashvegas.
BEATLIFE @ Mothlight << 4/29 w/ Futexture
On Friday, 4/29, BEATLIFE throws down at the Mothlight with Futexture, eMe, Koresma, Vietnam Jerry, and Bobby FKN White. The show starts at 9 pm and costs $5.
Weekend Grit Picks << January 15-17
From live music to art, Asheville's got it going on this weekend.
15 Artists, 15 Minutes: The BEAT LIFE Showcase Takes Over the Mothlight (1/15/16)
This Friday, 1/15, the Asheville Beat Tape Collective throws down with 15 artists at The Mothlight. It's a celebration of this one magical BEAT LIFE. You should not miss this.
Meeting the Shadow: An Interview with Xero God
An interview with Xero God about their new self-titled album. All photos: Sarah Carballo. Album design: Kent Hernandez. Logo: Mariano Oreamuno.
This Month’s BEAT LIFE > Hosted by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective Sept 25
This month’s BEAT LIFE, hosted by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective at the Mothlight, brings an eclectic mix of performers to the stage on Friday, September 25. It’s going to be literally impossible not to dance your face off.
BomBassic Headlines BEAT LIFE @ the Mothlight June 27
BomBassic headlines this month’s BEAT LIFE show at The Mothlight, happening on June 27. The evening promises to be another experience to remember brought to you by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective, a group of artists and producers who are at the forefront of innovation in sound.
Founder of Asheville Beat Tape Collective Plays One Stop May 8
Nigel One has been an instrumental member of Asheville's electronic music scene and founded the Asheville Beat Tape Collective, a group seeking to continue a supportive, networked community that expands our city’s presence on the national scene.
BEAT LIFE Presents P3riph3ral + More at One Stop | March 14
The Beat Tape Collective is constantly pushing Asheville’s electronic music horizons further, bringing in new and innovative acts from afar and highlighting up-and-coming local talents.
BEAT LIFE Presents 10th Letter on February 4th at The Mothlight
Wednesday, February 4th, is one of the first in a series of shows put on by the Asheville Beat Tape Collective – a group of local electronic artists, musicians, and DJs who are making an effort to expand Asheville’s electronic music horizons.