Dr. Gann and TFS collaborator Dr. Raphael Travis (Texas State, San Marcos and FlowStory ATX) will be presenting “Beats and Lyrics for Healing and Learning” at SXSWEdu on Tuesday March 7th, 11am at the Downtown Austin Hilton, followed by THE SXSWEdu after party to attend, Dreaming of Today’s Future Story, which will include a beat battle hosted by Dr. Gann / Phillipdrummond and have Austin’s best beat makers/producers going head to head for prizes from Lethal Audio, Umlaut Audio, Image-Line/FL […]
NEW VENUE AND DATE: THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2017, 8PM-1AM AT LEGIONNAIRE SALOON IN OAKLAND (2272 TELEGRAPH AVE AT WEST GRAND) Jdilla tribute beat battle and live showcase? Sounds like a TFS event! Also, Phillipdrummond’s 36th birthday and Blum’s 27th birthday party! Slumpfest III: Calitroit J Dilla tribute beat battle fundraiser Pd/Blum Birthday party Entry to beat battle $10 2272 Telegraph Ave at West Grand in Oakland, 21+ More info in event page on Facebook. Prizes from Lethal Audio, Umlaut Audio, […]
The new SP 404 Beats4Lunch line is here! Limited edition snapbacks, bucket hats, beanies, jackets, t-shirts, hoodies and patches—cop them now before they sell out, through our big cartel store, or at our live events!
Battered Beats returns—live beat showcase, beat battle fundraiser and all-you-can-eat fried chicken and waffles for $10. SATURDAY, January 21st is our next Battered Beats beat battle and live beat showcase at Soul Groove (coatcheck at 422 Larkin at Golden Gate) and Facebook event page is here. We have really dope judges who are also doing beat sets: special out-of-town-guest and SP 404 wizard CreeAsian (Sampler Cafe, Edmonton, Canada) who will be judging and performing, Chris Keys (producer for Kwele Chris, Georgia Anne Muldrow and many more!), Asterix Music from LA (debuting his 7″ boogie single and amazing music […]
Two new student albums/beat tapes, click the cover art to listen via bandcamp!
CLICK HERE OR THE BANNER ABOVE TO DONATE NOW AND HELP US REACH OUR GOAL OF $15,000! Dear friends, family & supporters of Today’s Future Sound, It’s #GIvingTuesday again, and we are reaching out to ask your support in helping us to hit our $15,000 goal to keep our Future Sounds and Beats4Lunch programs going with your tax-deductible donation! We at TFS have been hard at work teaching youth from our homebase here in Oakland, California to the distant shores […]
Yep, it’s going down again. The legendary. The only one. And we got some amazing out-of-town guest performers including VILLETTE from Auckland, New Zealand and Mega Powers from Detroit. $10 entry to get into the event, $10 for all-you-can-eat fried chicken and waffles and $20 for both! RSVP here on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/502528916619860/ The legendary underground Bay Area beats night is back! Hosted by Marlon Richardson / UnLearn The World and Philthy Drummond / Phillipdrummond aka Philthydrummond aka Pd, fundraiser for Today’s Future Sound. DJ’ed by Hamilton Duff Friday Nov. 18th, […]
Over the past few weeks, Dr. Gann and TFS NYC staff and volunteers have been teaching and training music teachers, social workers and other embedded staff at various school sites in the South Bronx and Brooklyn. Additionally, Dr. Gann did an impromptu performance and workshop at NYU’s MusEdLab with the Ed Sullivan Fellows, and attended the Preemptive Education Conference put on by Urban Word NYC. In the South Bronx, Dr. Gann and TFS NYC staff trained social worker and Hip […]