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Beats Antique

Beats Antique came together to make music for Miles Copeland's Bellydance Superstars extravaganzas. The trio is composed of David Satori (guitar, saz, viola, and percussion), Sidecar Tommy Cappel (keys, toy piano, drums, and percussion), and Zoë Jakes (belly dancer, composer, and arranger). Their music incorporates Middle Eastern grooves, Balkan wedding music, flamenco, French Gypsy jazz, hip-hop, dub reggae, and other Eastern tonalities, all pulled together with electronica that won't put off club kids, but will appeal to world music lovers as well. All of the bandmembers have a long history of innovative music-making behind them.

David Satori was born in Burlington, VT, on June 6, 1979. He started playing guitar at the age of 12 after hearing his brother Michael pick up the instrument. At 17 he was playing with an experimental high-school garage band called Bubble Tribe while attending Burlington High School. His brother Mike played bass, he took up drums, and the lead instrument was an electric banjo played by a neighborhood virtuoso who was interested in exploring the odder sounds the instrument could make. When he was older, he picked up his grandfather's violin to learn Gypsy fiddle music as well as Indian and Middle Eastern styles. He discovered a connection between the music of North Africa and Mali, which fed his curiosity for world music.

After high school, Satori attended the California Institute of the Arts near Los Angeles and earned a B.A. in music performance and composition. There he was exposed to more world music, and during his last years at CIA he founded an experimental instrumental quartet called the Funnies. They toured in an "eco-bus" that ran on recycled vegetable oil, and they put out two albums, The Funnies and Masters of the Universe. In 2003, Satori moved to San Francisco to joined the ten-piece Afro-beat ensemble Aphrodesia. He toured the U.S. with them and was part of their epic trip to Nigeria, traveling West Africa in another eco-bus. The trip culminated in a performance at the New Shrine in Lagos, built by Femi Kuti, son of legendary Afro-beat progenitor Fela Kuti. Kuti sat in with the band and inspired its 2007 album, Lagos by Bus, which Satori produced.

In 2007, Satori was in L.A. again dating belly dancer Zoë Jakes. She introduced him to Miles Copeland, her boss at the Bellydance Superstars show. Satori produced the music for an instructional belly dance DVD by Rachel Brice. Copeland was impressed and asked about an album of modern belly dance music. Satori suggested a fusion of electronic experimental music and traditional belly dance tunes. Copeland gave him the green light and Beats Antique decamped to a recording studio to produce their first album, Tribal Derivations. Jakes knew Sidecar Tommy from the Yard Dogs Road Show, a traveling hippie circus, and brought him into the band.

Tommy Cappel was born in Fairfax, VA, in 1973. Both his parents were music teachers, so he grew up surrounded by music. His brother played drums to heavy metal records. Cappel was driven by the beat and eventually took over his brother's drum kit. By age six he was playing in a rock band with his friends, and in high school he picked up piano, percussion, marimba, and timpani. He added his father's jazz records to the collection of prog rock LPs he borrowed from his brother to expand his musical vocabulary. When he discovered the funky New Orleans rhythms of the Meters, he knew he was going to be a musician for the rest of his life.

In the '90s, Cappel attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, aiming for a degree in studio drumming. He studied New Orleans jazz, bebop, modern jazz, and world music. One of his teachers was transcribing African and Arab drumming patterns to drum kit and Cappel lent a hand and learned much about non-jazz rhythm patterns. He started digging into hip-hop, Balkan music, Arab music, and Latin rhythms. After graduation he moved to New York and played in rock, jazz, reggae, and jam bands. He attended the free music jams at the Bell, a café in downtown Manhattan frequented by people like Karsh Kale and the members of Bill Laswell's gang. This led to experiments in combining live music with hip-hop and dub reggae effects. When a group of musicians he knew moved out to San Francisco, he joined them. In San Francisco he began producing hip-hop artists and electronic dance music. He joined the the Yard Dogs Road Show and hit it off with Jakes, who invited him to join Beats Antique.

Tribal Derivations was produced to complement Jakes' unique dance style, an innovative blend of traditional and tribal belly dance with tango, break dance, and Indian dance. On Collide, the trio stretched out in other directions. The San Francisco scene is a hotbed of cross-pollinating multicultural ensembles and the band ranged far and wide across North Africa and the Middle East for inspiration. Musicians from the Balkan punk band Brass Menazeri added delirious horn parts to complement a mélange of French Gypsy jazz violin, flamenco handclapping, Romanian wedding music, hip-hop, jazz, dub reggae, and more. They started laying down tracks for their next album in early 2009, and with a name like Beats Antique they're only limited by their imaginations. The band says that ragtime, Hawaiian, blues, and other archaic musics are all liable to find their way into future releases. ~ j. poet
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Dan: Charelston SC, USA.����
Very sweet mix. Highly recommend giving then an ear shot.�������
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lliissaa_j
Dont read this but in two days the love of your life will kiss you in 2 days.however if you dont repost this u will die in two days.
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dcperdew
Don't read this because it actually works. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday by the love of your life. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. However if you don't post this you will be injured(but you won't die) in two days. Now you started reading this so don't stop. Post this on at least 5 songs in the next 143 minutes. When you're done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen in big letters. This is so scary because it actually works.
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Good music usually touches us all!
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Strangely beautiful
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I just like . ��
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One of the best times of my life was dancing at one of their shows among all walks of life, totally digging the groove!
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this imusic will get you moving...
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Glitch mob??
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Nice world music sound...but a little too much modern synth to be considered a true, steampunk antique sound, like Abney Park. But not bad!
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Love this song
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Love to dance to this...
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This music reminds me of the theme song of American Horror Story . Nice
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Love the music
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grayethan96
awesome is the only word to describe that and well relaxing and energatic without going to far
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Sorry you missed all the other awesome instruments.
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Never had to say this before, but... wow, this was terrible. This isn't music, this is rhythmic snare drums. -.-
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lunademermai d
I love bellydancing to Beats Antique!!!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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to whoever wrote this bio,,,, Balkan punk band Brass Menazeri
there was/is absolutely nothing punk about that group whatsoever. also , It clearly says ,right in the liner notes, that it is in fact the As Is Brass Band ( a band Cappel was in ) ,not the Balkan punk band Brass Menazeri . thought Id throw those lil tidbits out there.
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Kicking myself now for not seeing them when they were in NY
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Love these guys, their song junktion always reminds me of a Rube Goldberg machine.
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itsasecret69 2 0 0 1
Great song to belly dance with.
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I wish I could have gone to Burning Man, I really wanted to see them preform in a bad a** venue.
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So far so good! Digging*
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I now see that it was a remix and was not stated on the title
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Someone please f**kin tell me why "We Swarm" by Beats Antique isn't a ripoff of "We Swarm" by The Glitch Mob!!!!
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Deep right to the base :) wow!!
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Love this music!
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Got me movin now.
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WOW I LOVE IT! SO INSPIRING FOR A PRODUCER LIKE ME!
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Amo esta musica
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I love belly dancing to a lot of their songs
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Love mix of the Middle Eastern with the electronic
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Sooo drastic.
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There's only a few songs of my liking from this artist. They're nice, though.
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Love
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I like to sleep with this song
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I love their style
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WHOO~HOOOOOO O O O O O O O O O O O O O ! ! !
& then some.
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Disenadora De Modas Y Alta Costura Nancy Orellana
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Disenadora De Modas yY Alta Costura Nancy Orellana
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Kodo is awesome
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ok, it's slightly Asian.
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Thi track is ill.
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It reminds me of the music that I listened to before I left Egypt love these guys
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Cannot find this album on itunes GRRRRRRR
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Beats Antique are TOTALLY SPECTACULAR, ! ! ! ! ! :-D I LUV EM!!! :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D
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Superb sounds!
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Sensual band! Love the Middle Eastern sounds
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