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Los Angeles CA

Enter the world of Los Angeles based producer DIBIA$E, a dichotomy of urban decay and pixelated fantasy DIBIA$ES' sound is a unique blend of boom-bap cracks, 8-bit fantasies, and half remembered soul chops. His sounds is as much of a reflection of his involvement in various underground L.A. scenes; as it is of his own personal history. The L.A. producer grew up in Watts, the South Los Angeles neighborhood notorious for its race riots and inner city strife. DIBIA$E turned away from his gang-infested surroundings and resigned to his garage, where he found solace in video games and music production. DIBIA$ES' musical journey includes the boundless experimentation of the "Sketchbook" afterhour beat swaps, the madness of L.A. hot-spot "Low End Theory", where he claims home field advantage and through his musical headwaters, the legendary South Central LA hip-hop open mic "Project Blowed" In 2010, DIBIA$E celebrated the release of his first full length LP, "Machines Hate Me" (Alpha Pup Records). The album has been deemed an unbridled statement for the future of L.A. sound. Scatterbrained beats, fuzzed-out synths and unforgiving bass, the album trumps the already steep lever of anticipation for this release. This album serves as a bold statement for the personal and musical journet that DIBIA$E has made, a journey that, judging by his creative prowess, has only just begun.


Friday March 18





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