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Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Wow don’t miss a night of live Jazz in its many variants; from Seun Kuti’s devastatingly infectious Afrobeat to Jazzanova’s love affair with electronica and Matthew Halsall’s deep spiritual jazz.
We are giving a pair of tickets away for a very special evening of music excellence.
For your chance to win share one of your favourite jazz or jazz influenced tracks on our facebook wall here.
The winner will be announced on Friday morning.
More information on the night via Soundcrash.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The turntable soul group Belleruche released their fourth and latest album Rollerchain on Tru Thoughts last week.
We’re offering Beatnik’s supporters a chance to win two tickets to their show at Scala in London on 31 May. Just answer a simple question:
What song was the lead single to Belleruche’s third album 270 stories?
Send your answer to email@example.com no later than 25 May to be in the running for the tickets.
Friday, September 30, 2011
To celebrate the release, we’re handing out two very nice Cats & Dogs t-shirts.
For your chance to win just become a fan of Beatnik on facebook and post your favourite Evidence/Dilated Peoples video on our wall. It’s that simple
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Oh my gosh we have two pairs of tickets to giveaway to The Doctors Orders in association with Dephect present Just Blaze vs The Alchemist | The Sound-clash UK Tour Just Blaze vs Alchemist. This is a heavyweight hip-hop night with two of the hottest producers in the world coming to London to battle each other head to head for two nights back to back in a two-hour soundclash on four turntables.
Between them, both producers have worked with Busta Rhymes, Snoop Dogg, Big Pun, Jadakiss, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Cam’ron, Freeway, Memphis Bleek, Beanie Sigel, Nas, Ghostface, Lil-Wayne, Emimen, Big Pun, Fat Joe and Raekwon to name just a few. Having hosted this event last year for two sold out crowds on a Tuesday and Wednesday last time around The Doctor’s Orders are guaranteeing another packed house for two night is a row in one of London’s best loved party venues. This is a must show for all real hip-hop heads!!
And the best thing if you win you choose the night to go – Friday or Saturday.
So just answer one simple question:
Which American state is Just Blaze from?
Email answers to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday morning. Please also state what day you’d like to go.
For more info on the night go to The Doctors Orders
Monday, May 24, 2010
Dub legend Mad Professor is gigging in the British capital in June, and Beatnik are proud to give its readers the chance to attend. All you have to do is answer the (simple) question below.
Where was Mad Professor born?
Send your answer to email@example.com no later than Wednesday, 16 June to be in the running to win two tickets to the gig.
Shot out to Soundcrash for hooking this up!
Friday, April 30, 2010
Beatnik are proud to bring its readers exclusive opprotunities to win tickets, albums and clothing.
This week, we have a few copies of Hip Hop artist TY’s highly anticipated new album, the brilliant: Special Kind of Fool to give away.
For your chance to win a copy all you have to do is answer the very simple question:
Which UK city is TY from?
Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Friday, 7 May.
Friday, April 16, 2010
First a big congratulations to our last winner – Edwin Mervin – who won a couple of tickets to see Mos Def in London in our last Beatnik Competition.
The Beatnik Team are always proud to be able to offer its readers the chance to win tickets to first-rate live events, and for our new competition prize things haven’t changed.
This time, we’ve linked up with our friends at Soundcrash to offer two tickets to see the legendary composer DJ Krush live in the flesh at London’s Electric Ballroom, on Thursday, 29 April.
All you will have to do is answer this simple question:
Which East Asian country does DJ Krush come from?
Send your answer to email@example.com no later than 26 April. The winner will be announced on 27 April.
DJ Krush is arguably the most technically gifted producer & DJ in the world with a superb sense in mixing and composing who’s been lauded for years by both his domestic and the international audience. Probably the most revered and renowned Japanese musician alive; the very fact of this unprecedented esteem goes some way toward justifying his laurels alone.
Expect a live turntablism display unlike anything you have seen before.
Wednesday, April 7, 2010
This week’s competition gives one Beatnik reader a chance to get two free tickets to The Mighty Mos Def’s show in London, at Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Tuesday, 13 April!
All you have to do, as usual, is answer one question:
Which borough of New York City does Mos Def so proudly represent?
Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Sunday, 11 April. The winner will be announced on Monday, 12 April.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Beatnik is proud to announce that we’ve got our hands on tickets to Soundcrash’s Easter Sunday Bass Festival, happening at Koko in London on 4 April.
Nightmares on Wax, Trojan Sound System, Dub Pistols and Smerins Anti-Social Club will all be blessing us with live performances! DJ’s will include Lizzy Parks, Paper Tiger and Mr. Thing.
To become that lucky bastard who gets to attend and bring a friend, just answer the following question in an email to email@example.com:
Which UK city does Nightmares on Wax come from?
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
This Friday (12 March) Red Bull Music Academy is teaming up with Vice Magazine for a spectacular closing bash in London. To mark the end of this musical term, the event will be held at the Hearn Street Car Park. Yes it’s a car park so its gonna be BIG!
2manydjs, Friendly Fires and The XX are all performing live on the night, with the Academy’s allstars spinning tunes as well.
Beatnik is giving the opportunity to win two tickets to the event. We know, we’re nice like that.
Just answer one simple question:
What is Red Bull best known to produce?
Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 12th March.
More information hit here.