LD & Ariano meets Delmos Wade

19 03 2011

LD & Ariano meets Delmos Wade

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Southern California’s coveted Hip Hop duo LD & Ariano have Teamed up with soul and funk aficionado Delmos Wade to create a collaborative show that is leaving crowds in awe. By combining forces this super group has seamlessly fused both of their original styles together into one live stage masterpiece. Interweaving between LD & Ariano and Delmos Wade material has brought both of their performances up to the next level. With Hip Hop having it’s obvious kinship with Soul and Funk so the combination of these artistic minds shows and proves this in a live stage show. The mash up of these great performance artists have captivate their audiences by taking them on a sonic journey from high energy party rocking to sultry soulful intimacy appealing not only to fans of these specific genres but to music lovers worldwide!

BIO’s –
Ariano (Emcee, Singer)
Over years of work and progress through the turbulent music industry Ariano has made himself a force to be reckoned with by perfecting the lost art of tearing up the stage–he’s risen to his current perch atop So Cal’s underground hip-hop scene. His God-given talent and hustler’s ambition has kept him on the grind and relevant in this ever changing landscape, once teamed up with the musical prodigy and turntablist extraordinaire known as LD, Ariano found his counterpart and these two have strung together numerous musical gems from production to performance. Ariano’s versitile range have earned him loads of respect, ongoing studio collaborations, and enviable stage time with a veritable who’s who of hip hop luminaries, including: Wu Tang Clan, the Visionaries and LMNO, Madlib, RBX and the Dogg Pound, The Mars Volta, J Throw, Deep Rooted, Jurassic 5, Dead Prez, KRS-One, DJ Khalil from Dre’s Aftermath camp, Self Scientific, Beat Junkies, Georgia, Dudley Perkins, M.E.D., Shawn Price, Supernatural, and the list goes on and on.

Delmos Wade (Singer, Electric Piano, Synths, Guitar)
This southern California-based song writer/producer/performer has created musical palates for everything from hip hop, soul, jazz, funk, pop, house to experimental records for numerous independent and major record label artists to Movie and television scoring and commercial campaigns. Clients including Innerscope, Universal, Warner Bros, Motorola, Axe, Red Bull, Scion, Seventh Letter, Stussy, LRG, Shure, QSC and many more… Delmos as a performer is now one of the worlds shining new voices in soul and funk when he debut his talents as a front man in January of 2010 with a collaborative album with DJ Greyboy titled “From the Ground Up”. Currently completing his solo album as well as producing new projects like Ariano’s solo album “Survival Kit”, collaborative project with LD “Concrete Credentials” as well as completing Greyboy’s newest brain child Warchurch turntable band!

LD (Turntablist, MPC)
This southern California-based DJ/producer/performer began making mix tapes and beats in 2000. Flash to 2011 and his resume has exploded into a vast catalog of music and performance experiences that allowed him to travel the world and DJ in 9 countries and 26 states proving his value and demand in this chaotic industry. As a young and rising talent, LD has made noise in the underground circuit recording, producing, and touring with LMNO of Visionaries, Prince Po of Organized Konfusion, Kev Brown, Ariano of Technicali, and Akil of Jurassic 5. 2011 is LD’s year to shine with over 50 various releases hitting the shelves and download outlets with his talents on display!

Mike Long (Bass, Guitar)
Long Beach native and Bass aficionado Mike Long splits his time between two music projects “Perro Bravo” and a long beach super group named “Warchurch “. Perro Bravo is a new band started by Michael “Miguel “Happoldt. Miguel began his musical adventure as a member and producer of the group “Sublime”. Warchurch features Delmos Wade, Opie Ortiz of the Long Beach Dub Allstars, DJ Truly Odd of Heavyweights LA and d.j. extraordinaire Greyboy of the “ Greyboy Allstars “. Mike started his musical performance career with the Long Beach historical band “Pocket Lent”, featuring such exclusive members as Grammy award winning keyboard player Ikye Owens (Mars Volta), Drum giant Gil Sharone (Dillinger Escape Plan, Puscifer w/ Maynard from Tool), trumpeter Todd Simon (Macy Grey, Madlib), Grammy award winning drummer Andy Mendoza (Ozomatli) and Tim Wu (Long Beach Dub All Stars). Mike has toured the world as a bass player along side and with artists Cypress Hill, DJ Quick, Black Eyed Peas, Pennywise, 311, Charlie Hunter and many many more. Gracing stages at some of the largest festivals like Smoke Out, Warp Tour, Napster tour and others giving him the experience and know how of a musical legend.


Delmos Wade

LD & Ariano




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