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Beat Happening #6

  • Future Shock 1914 East Burnside Street Portland, OR, 97214 United States (map)


Dime$ (
Producer from the south east of Portland who experiments with sounds ranging from lofi to trap.

Mike Mo (
Mike Mo Beats is a Portland native, who specializes in soul-sample based beats. In addition to releasing multiple beat tapes, he has produced songs for Northwest artists such as Gifted Gab, Hanif (fka Luck One), & Karma Rivera.

Free Tillman (
Free Tillman is a sample based instrumental hip-hop artist based in Portland, OR. Everyone from Madlib & Pete Rock to Neil Young & Joni Mitchell influences him. He started out as a rapper but eventually found that his true calling was behind the boards.

Montgomery Word (
Jon Simon aka Montgomery Word digs deep in stacks of old vinyl and vhs to create quilts of goofy samples and looney tunes boombap, while staying true to the old school methods using 12bit samplers, cassettes, and synths. Simon also runs local hiphop label Ewe of Now Recordings, featuring local and national beatheads and bands such as Northern Draw, Burt Sienna, Diogenes, Bry.Zen & many more.


DJ ADray
Mastering Engineer at Telegraph by day; DJ around town by night. Spinning classic vinyl tunes from Hip-Hop, Rap, Pop, Beats, and Instrumental.


Earlier Event: January 23
A Beat Happening #5
Later Event: March 29
Beat Happening #7