Noted DJs Team Up In Triple Threat
Invisibl Skratch Piklz principals Apollo and Shortkut are teamed with fellow DJ Vinroc in the trio Triple Threat, whose debut album, "Many Styles," is due March 3 from Fat Beats. The album will be supInvisibl Skratch Piklz principals Apollo and Shortkut are teamed with fellow DJ Vinroc in the trio Triple Threat, whose debut album, "Many Styles," is due March 3 from Fat Beats. The album will be supported with a two month U.S. tour, kicking off March 1 at San Francisco's Noise Pop Festival and wrapping May 3 in Vancouver.
"Many Styles" lives up to its title, offering bountiful proof of Triple Threat's collective turntable wizardry, as well as more fleshed out hip-hop cuts and instrumentals. An array of guests enliven the proceedings, including Rob Swift and Roc Raida of famed DJ outfit the X-Ecutioners, and rappers such as Talib Kweli, Mystic, and Souls of Mischief.
On Feb. 8, group members will celebrate the impending release of "Many Styles" with individual DJ sets at the Border Cantina in San Francisco. The event will also serve as a preview party for the album's first single, "Hit 'Em Off," which features rapper Zion.
Here are Triple Threat's tour dates:
March 1: San Francisco (Noise Pop Festival)
March 5: Sacramento, Calif. (Club 21)
March 6: Los Angeles (Echo)
March 14: Atlanta (MJQ Concourse)
March 15: San Jose, Calif. (Agenda Lounge)
March 18: New York (SOB's)
March 22: Wilmington, N.C. (Mars)
March 23: Baltimore (Sonar)
March 26: Burlington, Vt. (Metronome)
March 27: Providence, R.I. (the Call)
March 29: Berkeley, Calif. (Shattuck Downlow)
April 5: Chicago (Empty Bottle)
April 11: Sante Fe, N.M. (Paramount)
April 18: Seattle (Chop Suey)
April 19: Portland, Ore. (Club Ohm)
April 20: Eugene, Ore. (WOW Hall)
April 28: New Orleans (House of Blues)
May 3: Vancouver (Commodore Ballroom)