Giant Step Presents Hudson #11: DJ Hex Hector

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Giant Step’s biweekly DJ series at Hudson Hotel presents Hex Hector on Monday, August 24. New York born and raised Hex Hector is a Grammy award winning DJ and a dance music veteran around the NYC club scene. His resume includes residencies at some of NY’s most iconic clubs like Tunnel, Limelight, Palladium, Sound Factory Bar, Nell’s, Club USA and Danceteria. With an undeniable talent to transform what’s considered to be mainstream music into infectious, ground-breaking tunes – DJ Hex is truly one of New York’s finest!

Hudson
356 W 58th St.
New York, NY

7PM – 11PM
21+ w/ID.

Entry is free with RSVP

Giant Step Resident 49: J. Cole, Big Sean, Fresh Daily & Jesse Boykins III

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Lately, some new artists have hit the interwebs who are down right addictive and, if all goes well, they will be giving fans the shakes on a massive level. J. Cole’s “A Dollar and A Dream II” affixes graceful metaphors about the throes of quarter-life insecurity to a generous piano melody that makes a clean break from the ever-ubiquitous synth-hop. Jay-Z scooped the North Carolina MC as the first signee to his newly-formed Roc Nation imprint; a move that makes sense since Cole has the same low-key cleverness that has rendered Hov a mega-bajillionaire. He’s young so his mixtape The Warm Up has the requisite knuckle-headed sneaker and swagger rhymes. But the clean production has the classic brooding sensibility of jazz-sampled hip hop from Slum Village and Little Brother. Tracks like “I Get Up” and “Losing My Balance” are that good good.

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Giant Step Presents SVEDKA Vodka Sessions: Wale with Special Guest Mark Ronson

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We are proud to announce the start of SVEDKA Vodka Sessions, a new concert series brought to you by Giant Step and SVEDKA, bringing the very best bands and emerging artists. The series will take place in New York at Private Park in Hudson Hotel, Los Angeles at Skybar at Mondrian Hotel, and Miami at the The Florida Room in Delano.

Click here to RSVP. RSVP limited to one person per email.

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