Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Rolling Stone :Hype Monitor


Qwel & Maker were recently featured in Rolling Stone’s ‘Hype Monitor’ alongside Crookers and Miike Snow for their new album So Be It (Galapagos4).

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

GrayMaker Tour Dates

Tour Dates for the GrayMaker Tour

11/28/2009 Portland, OR Slabtown 1033 NW 16th, Portland, OR

11/29/2009 Sacramento ImageVIP 705 J St

11/30/2009 San Francisco The Elbo 647 Valencia St San Francisco, CA 94110

12/2/2009 San Jose The Voodoo Lounge 14 S 2nd St San Jose, CA 95113

12/3/2009 LA Five Stars Bar 267 S Main St Los Angeles, CA 90012

12/5/2009 WInterhaven Open Aired 2103 Winterhaven Dr Winterhaven, CA

12/6/2009 Vegas The Farm 5597 S Rainbow BLVD 89133

12/8/2009 Tuscon Sports on Congress 254 E. Congress Tucson, AZ

12/10/2009 Tempe Blunt Club 2155 E. University rd, Tempe, AZ

12/11/2009 ABQ Burt's Tiki Lounge-313 Gold Ave SW Albuquerque, NM 87102

12/12/2009 Las Cruces El Patio 2171 Calle De Parian SW

12/13/2009 Santa Fe Corazon 401 S. Guadalupe Santa Fe

12/14/2009 Pueblo Phil's Radiator 109 E. C St

12/15/2009 Denver City Hall 1155 Sherman Street, Denver, CO 80203

12/16/2009 Colorado Springs Black Sheep 2106 E Platte Colorado Springs

12/17/2009 Casper, WY Gigz

12/18/2009 Bozeman Zebra

12/19/2009 Boise Nurolux


Rhymesayers/Oldominon emcees JFK & Onry Ozzborn, better known as Grayskul, have teamed up with indie superstar beatsmith Maker to form Graymaker! The new album drops Tuesday, October 27th, and a special package is available from SFRstore.com!

While supplies last, every order from SFRstore will include an 11×17 Graymaker poster personally SIGNED by JFK, Onry, and Maker!

Order Here

Listen to "Crazy Talk"

Tour dates going up soon!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Europe Dates for the Qwel and Maker Tour

I Don't have all the venue info yet but it will be getting updated as soon as i get it. See you soon Europania

Qwel & Maker
The So Be It Tour - Europe
also featuring DJ BizKid on select dates

Tuesday October 13 - Geneva, Switzerland
@ L'usine
with 2Mex, Ceschi, Playpad Circus & DJ Scientist

Thursday October 15 - Zurich, Switzerland
@ Stall 6

Friday October 16 - Strausbourg, France
@ Molodoi

Saturday October 17 - Munich, Germany
@ Glockenbachwerkstatt
Also Rap History Munich Party
also featuring DJ BizKid

Sunday October 18 - Linz, Austria
@ Kapu
also featuring 2Mex, Ceschi & DJ BizKid

Monday October 19 - Innsbruck, Austria
@ Propolis
Also featuring:
DJ Biz Kid
amenofils (http://www.myspace.com/amenofils82)
demolux (http://www.myspace.com/demolux)
djsight & mono:massive (http://www.duzzdownsan.com)

Wednesday October 21 - Paris, France
@ Twenty One Pub
also featuring DJ BizKid

Thursday October 22 - Amiens, France
also featuring DJ BizKid

Friday October 23 - Berlin, Germany
@ Madame Claude
also featuring DJ BizKid

Monday October 26 - Toulouse, France
@ Saint Des Seins
also featuring:
- Binary Audio Misfits (Hip Hop / Rock) http://www.myspace.com/binaryaudiomisfits
- The Blank Tapes (Folk Rock) http://www.myspace.com/theblanktapes

Tuesday October 27 - Saint Etienne, France
@ L'Assomoir

Wednesday October 28 - Tours, France
@ Donald's Pub

Thursday October 29 - Le Mans, France
@ Le Barouf

Monday, October 5, 2009

Back home from tour and getting ready for the Europe leg which starts in about a week.
Big ups to everyone we met in our travels and everyone who helped put it together.

Make sure to peep "So Be It" in stores now and i will be posting a more complete run down of the tour and the Europe dates later today.

I want to send big shout outs to Rob Wonder out in ATL ,we sat down with him while in ATL and did his Scion Radio show "No Static At All"
Save it to your favorites,he has dope shows up every month.
Here is the link to our show that will be running until Nov 5th.


Thursday, August 27, 2009

"So Be It " Tour Dates

More Dates Updated soon!

August 28 - Chicago, IL
August 29 - Cincinatti, OH
August 30 - Asheville, NC
September 1 - Atlanta, GA
September 2 - Gainesville, FL
September 3 - Jacksonville, FL
September 5 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
September 6 - Lake Worth, FL
September 10 - Denver, CO
September 13 - Colorado Springs, CO
September 15 - Missoula, MT
September 16 - Seattle, WA
September 17 - Portland, OR
September 18 - Boise, ID
September 20 - San Jose, CA
September 21 - San Francisco, CA
September 22 - Pasadena, CA
September 23 - Las Vegas, NV
September 24 - San Diego, CA
September 25 - Albuquerque, NM
September 26 - San Antonio, TX




Friday August 28 - Chicago, IL
@ Reggie's
2109 South State Street, Chicago IL 60616
The So Be It Release Party
Qwel & Maker
Capital D
Mass Hysteria
Scheme & DJ Alo
The Highest Low
& DJ Rude One
17+ / $8 adv $10 door / 10pm

Saturday August 29 - Cincinatti, OH
@ The Bunk Space
1818 John Street, Cincinatti, OH
with DJ SPS & DJ DQ
All Ages / 10pm

Sunday August 30 - Asheville, NC
@ Emerald Lounge
112 N Lexington Ave, Asheville NC 28801
& Pens & Needles

Tuesday September 1 - Atlanta, GA
1259 Glenwood Ave. Atlanta, GA 30316
with: Contraverse & The Remnant
18+ / $5 / 10pm

Wednesday September 2 - Gainesville, FL
@ Common Grounds
210 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville FL

Thursday September 3 - Jacksonville, FL
@ Shantytown Pub
22 West 6th Street, Jacksonville, FL

Saturday September 5 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
@ Alligator Alley
1321 E. Commercial Blvd, Oakland Park, FL 33334

Sunday September 6 - Lake Worth, FL
@ Propaganda
6 South J Street, Lake Worth FL

Thursday September 10 - Denver, CO
@ The Walnut Room
3131 Walnut St, Denver CO 80205
Mane Rock
$9 / 21+ / 9pm

Friday September 11 or Saturday September 12
show in Ft. Collins, in-store in Denver
info TBA

Sunday September 13 - Colorado Springs, CO
info TBA

Tuesday September 15 - Missoula, MT
@ Badlander
208 RYman, Missoula MT 59802

Wednesday September 16 - Seattle, WA
@ Nectar Lounge
412 N. 36th Street, Seattle WA 98103
33 & 1/3
& Audiopoet
$6 / 21+ / 9pm

Thursday September 17 - Portland, OR
@ Calabash
835 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR

Friday September 18 - Boise, ID
info TBA

Sunday September 20 - San Jose, CA
@ Voodoo Lounge
14 S. 2nd St, San Jose, CA 95113
Language Arts Crew
Counter Productive
Itchy The Killer
Also: South Bay Graffiti Art Expo (live painting)

Monday September 21 - San Francisco, CA
Denizen Kane & Mr. Rey
Influence & RoKnew
Rock Bottom
$5 / 21+ / 9pm

Tuesday September 22 - Pasadena, CA
@ The Terrace
Rock Bottom

Wednesday September 23 - Las Vegas, NV
@ The Farm
5597 S. Rainbow Blvd, Las Vegas NV 89118
with ROck Bottom
Outside Looking In
Manik The IntelliGIANT
Godamis Rhyme
$10 / All Ages / 6pm

Thursday September 24 - San Diego, CA
@ Boar Cross'n
390 Grand Ave, Carlsbad CA 92008
with Rock Bottom
DJ Kechup
Hosetd by Mr. Stay High
$7 / 21+ / 9pm

Friday September 25 - Albuquerque, NM
@ Moonlight Lounge
with Rock Bottom

Saturday September 26 - San Antonio, TX
@ Limelight
2718 N. St. Marys, San Antonio TX
OBX & DJ Tech-neek
Krash Savage
$5 / 21+ / 9pm

Sunday, August 2, 2009

Yep... the time has come... the final installment in the 4 Seasons / 4 Horsemen series... back to where it all started... with Maker

Qwel & Maker "So Be It" CD
Released September 1st 2009

Qwel & Maker reunite for the highly anticipated and long overdue “So Be It” on Galapagos4. The album’s grimy soundscape and hard hitting drums make it the perfect ending for Qwel’s four seasons project, which began with Qwel & Maker’s 2004 classic, “The Harvest”.

Maker’s production on “So Be It” masterfully captures both the blazing and sometimes overwhelming hear of the summer and the cool relief of a summer night. The hypnotizing beats provide for a roller coaster of emotions and wide range of topics while staying true to a much larger overall theme.

Whether pondering hope and love or drug addictions and authority, Qwel amazingly accentuates the provided backdrop with flows ranging from rapid fire to melancholy and hazy.

Those expecting the fluff and filler so prevalent in modern hip hop will surely sit in disappointment. So be it.

Track list:
1. Dawn
2. Gnosticism
3. Back Stage Pass
4. Friend Or Foe
5. Har Megiddo
6. Interlude - Meditation
7. Berzerker
8. White Elephant
9. Fear As A Weapon
10. No Joke
11. Lunch Money
12. Interlude - So Be It
13. Paper Dolls
14. Golden Era

We're going to kick things off by giving away a free bonus track, not on the final album... Qwel & Maker's "Welcome To Chicago":
Qwel & Maker - Welcome To Chicago (So Be It Bonus Track - 320kbps)

More to come... stay tuned...

Friday, May 8, 2009

Whats up ya'll,got a remix to post up and a link to Rob Wonder's - No Static At All - Radio show i recently did.
Peep it out! Shout out to my dude Rob Wonder,thanks for having me on it was mad fun.
support Robs show,new show up each month and streaming at that link.
Also on ITunes.
Here is the International Players Anthem Remix i promised to put up.

Ugk ft. Outkast - International Players Anthem (Maker Remix)


Wednesday, March 18, 2009

The Remix Vol.4

Here is a remix i did for 1773 also from Chicago

Check these cats out they doing things right now..this remix will be on their upcoming mixtape.

1773 - Its On Again (Maker Remix)


Original is on the Myspace page.

The Remix Vol.3

Its been a while !I been busy working on a bunch of projects including a new album with Qwel and an album with Greyskul.Also working on a solo record and various limited 7's. Info on those soon!

I am going to be posting up a few remixes i did recently starting with this one..

All Natural - Signature Flow ft Grav&Noyd(Maker Remix)
From the "Fire" Album in stores now.www.allnaturalhiphop.com

here is the og

Big Ups to the ChiTown Legends.

Big Ups