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06/28 JUICE welcomes KJ SAWKA (London/LA), MARCUS VISIONARY (Toronto/Canada/UK), Nordic + Def Pos (PDX)
The Whiskey Bar
Portland, OR
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06/28 JUICE welcomes KJ SAWKA (London/LA), MARCUS VISIONARY (Toronto/Canada/UK), Nordic + Def Pos (PDX)
06/28/2019 JUICE!!

Continuing last-Fridays-of-the-month at Whiskey Bar, were celebrating the birth of summer with one of the most influential drummers of our generation! JUICE welcomes KJ SAWKA (of Pendulum/Destroid/LA/London) for a special live drum and bass set and first appearance in over a decade here. Alongside this drummer extraordinaire, were thrilled to have the OG DJ MARCUS VISIONARY (Canada/UK) come through with his jungly vibes for another Portland debut!
Warm up this incredible night with the deep soulful sounds of PDX local NORDIC, and host+resident Definition Positive for this incoming birthday session!

Music 9pm -2am
Advance $20 ticket up here at Brown Paper Tickets.
Limited advanced nostalgic paper tickets will also be available for $20 advance, message us on or at for yours.
Purchase of a paper ticket enters you into a drawing for free admission to the next JUICE event (Friday July 27th).
$25/door, 21+
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Thank you so much to the Whiskey Bar for hosting our events at:
31 NW 1st Ave, Portland, Oregon 97209

Our signature chocolate truffles will be here so watch out to have a little taste of these amazing vegan treats.
Mark your calendars for future JUICE Fridays!
Friday July 26th Friday August 30th Friday September 27thFriday October 25thFriday November 29th
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of Pendulum & Destroid / Los Angeles / London

KJ Sawka has been playing drums and producing for over 28 years. He has done extensive work with countless artists such as BT, Amon Tobin, Andy Summers of the Police and created the first contestant-band to perform on American Idol with 2010 runner-up Blake Lewis; he has played numerous TV shows such as Craig Ferguson, Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen Degeneres to name a few. He has been at the forefront of music production, drum technology and taken many producers to main stages with electronic/live technology and connectivity.  

"Widely recognized for his work as a member of renowned electronic music super-groups, Pendulum, and Destroid, KJ Sawka is undoubtedly one of the most illustrious, and respected figures in the industry today, with a unique ability to push the boundaries of dance music and foster innovation in the scene.

KJ Sawka Music : Spotify, itunes, etc.


2001 Trick Deck - Freaky Love
2002 Siamese - Ancients of Days
2005 KJ Sawka Synchronized Decompression (over 10,000 sold)
2005 KJ Sawka Live at Chop Suey (KEXP radio heavy rotation)
2007 KJ Sawka Cyclonic Steel (over 10,000 sold) (KEXP radio rotation)
2007 Emilia Sosa - Rhythm of Life - Drums
2007 Played drums on Blake Lewis Audio Day Dream (400,000 records sold)
2007 Played drums on Amon Tobin - Foley Room
2008 Asides Feat. KJ Sawka - Incheaon - Eastside Records (Drums)
2008 - DRUM N BASS DRUMS - KJ Sawka Loop n Sample Pack - Loopmasters/Hospital - 5of5 Stars in Sound on Sound Mag. Best seller of Loopmasters/Hospital sample packs.
2008 AriSawkaDoria - Self titled
2008 DJ Traxx - Semi Conversational
2008 - Drum n Bass and Beyond - KJ Sawka Loop n Sample Pack - Sony Sound Series: Best seller, followed by the biggest remix contest at that time on Acid/Sony.
2009 KJ Sawka Undefined Connectivity (KEXP, C89.5 radio heavy rotation)
2009 Ableton Presents KJ Sawkas Mad Beats - Most downloaded loop pack in the history of Ableton. Included in Ableton 8 and 9.
2009 KJ Sawka Trading Places - Into the Vortex
2009 MuSsCk Digital Ninja - Digital Occult - Drums
2009 KJ Sawka Undefined Connectivity Remixed
2010 Amongst Villains The Gates - Drums
2010 Dj Trax & Nucleus - Opening Shot - Drums
2010 Played drums on BT - These Hopeful Machines
2010 Pendulum Immersion Played Drums / Co/wrote (multi platinum UK, AUS, Finland, Austria, US top 10)
2011 Halo Refuser - Breaking into Step - Drums
2013 Parallels and Lies - Touch - Drums
2013 Conspirator - Unleashed (Produced, drums)
2013 Destroid The Invasion (Number 1 on Beatport)
2013 Mediks - Cannibals - Drums
2013 KJ Sawka Remix - Phrenik - Ready for the Impact - The Impact
2014 Destroid The Invasion remixes  (Number 1 on Beatport)
2014 KJ Sawka - There is a Limit Feat. LaMeduza (Number one seller on London Tone Records)
2014 KJ Sawka & Terravita - Atlantic Drifter - Rituals
2014 KJ Sawka Remix - Miss Krystle - Dont Leave
2015 KJ Sawka 40x40x40 Drum Loop and Sample Pack
2015 KJ Sawka - Repeating Cycles
2015 KJ Sawka Remix - The Crying Spell Sailing On
2015 KJ Sawka Remix - Celldweller - Lost in Time
2015 KJ Sawka 80x80 Drum Loop and Sample Pack
2015 KJ Sawka Remix - Miss Krystle Take Me Home
2015 KJ Sawka Wild Fire + Remixes
2015 KJ Sawka & Figure - Check my Movements - Gravity
2015 KJ Sawka Remix - Super Square - Erase Me (Billboard #24 album)
2015 KJ Sawka & ill.GATES - Unsung Heroes  (Number 1 on Beatport)
2015 KJ Sawka & Miss Krystle - Right Movement  (Number 1 on Beatport)
2015 KJ Sawka Remix - Mayor Apeshit -Win the War
2016 KJ Sawka Remix - Celldweller - Gift for You
2016 KJ Sawka & Architekt Deadly Styles  (Number 1 on Beatport)
2016 KJ Sawka & ill.GATES Unsung Heroes Remix Album  (Number 1s on Beatport)
2016 Blood Drums - KJ Sawka produced whole album  (Number 1 on Beatport)
2016 KJ Sawka & Architekt Deadly Styles Remix Album (Number 1 on Beatport)
2016 KJ Sawka Remix - ill.GATES & Stephan Jacobs - Bounce  
2016 - KJ Sawka & WBxMB - Very Bad Things - (Top 10 on Beatport)
2017 KJ Sawka Remix - Super Square - Push
2017 KJ Sawka - Face Crack - Single - (Top 10 on Beatport)
2017 Renegade Hardware The Final Chapter - Wipe Out - Drums
2017 KJ Sawka - The Time Has Come - (Top 10 on Beatport)
2017 KJ Sawka - Unity of Purpose EP - (Top 10 on Beatport)
2017 Dj Trax - No Name - Drums
2017 Collab Alliance Season One - KJ Sawka co/produced
2018 KJ Sawka & Sullivan King - Fear the Rock - Top 10 on
2018 KJ Sawka & Architekt - Hold the Lighter - Play Me Records (Number 9 New and Hot Charts)
2018 KJ Sawka & Stratus - Boom Block - Play Me Records
2018 KJ Sawka The Basement Recordings Vol. 1
2018 KJ Sawka & Ahee - Smash the System - Impossible & Warpaint Records
2018 KJ Sawka & Noya - Rising Sun - Kannibalen Records
2018 KJ Sawka - Twisted Drum Sample Pack -
2019 KJ Sawka & Hi Im Ghost - Misfits EP - Kannibalen Records - Top 10 New and Hot charts, Top10 BeatPort
2019 KJ Sawka & Mark the Beast & Nitepunk - Nightfall - Circus Records

Inner City Dance / Stereo One Music / Kool London / Toronto, CANADA
Marcus Visionary has been at the forefront of the Jungle DNB scene in Toronto Canada before it's very inception. He's often referred to as Canada's #1 DNB & Jungle export as well as being an ambassador for the ever evolving Jungle DNB sound worldwide. Marcus is one of the few artists out of North America who has built a strong foundation in the U.K & Europe as well as in the U.S. The journey started in 2004 when he was personally signed to the legendary Digital Soundboy family by Shy FX himself. Marcus joined the elite all star lineup alongside the likes of Benny Page, Breakage, Mark System, Stamina MC & B Traits. Since then he has travelled the world and played some of the biggest festivals and clubs representing his unique take on the Jungle DNB sound. Priding himself on upfront selection, clean mixing, musical versatility and a keen ability to read any crowd. Not to mention his collection of Dubplate specials which is something that has earned him fans the world over.

In his hometown Toronto, Marcus has been running the Prophecy on 89.5 FM for 20 Years alongside DJ Prime, Mr. Brown & Gremlinz. The program is North America's longest running Jungle DnB radio show and has been a integral part of the city's developing Jungle DNB music scene. In 2015 Marcus left the Prophecy in it's 20th year as he was asked to host his own exclusive radio show on the world famous Kool London (Kool F.M). You can catch Marcus the first Friday of every month from 7-9 EST 11pm-1am GMT

After an immense run of critically-acclaimed success, leading to invitations to play at some of the biggest parties and festivals around the world. The last 3 years Marcus has been nominated as Best Jungle Producer at the We Love Jungle Awards, and being crowned Best Producer/DJ at the 2015 North American DnB Awards.

Hot on the heels of his massive LP Jungle to the World Vol. 1, 2016 followed with the extremely successful Jungle To The World Volume 2 & 3 with a stellar supporting cast, and the brand spanking new collaboration with NYC Junglist Liondub featuring select Dancehall, Reggae & Grime artists entitled Rumble. Moving forward into 2019 Marcus has decided to focus his studio attention on his label 'Inner City Dance' with best friend and legendary Toronto DJ Lush.  He has also recently launched his very own label Stereo One Music. Get ready for loads of great music distributed worldwide via Cygnus distribution!

U.K/Europe: UMC Artist Management.

DnBradio / JUICE / Salem / PDX
After broad exposure to Jazz, Salsa, and R&B growing up, Donahue Holland aka Definition: Positive learned to appreciate the deeper side of some of these genres, and how it affects and drives emotion. His passion for music and mixing exploded in the Los Angeles rave scene during the mid 90s, nurturing this new love for electronic music. Once experiencing Drum and Bass, he shifted gears permanently; realizing that this style was the missing part of his musical soul.

Former resident DJ at Nova Express Cafe, Futurebound Radio, LA, and, Def Pos became an LA staple representing these unique sounds. Since relocating to Salem, guest appearances have included Bassdrive, Signal Flow Radio LA, DnBTV and countless live performances all around Oregon. Some of these heavy-hitters have included the Bachelors of Science, Artificial Intelligence, Ben Soundscape, ASIDES, Calculon, MC Question Mark, Doc Scott, Bladerunner, Drumsound & Bassline Smith, and LTJ Bukem.

Host of the weekly radio show Atmospheriq Tides, Thursdays 9-10pm PST on DNBRadio, and resident artist at JUICE! Drum and Bass nights in Portland, Def Pos delivers soulful grooves and funky baselines with a level of quality and style not to be missed.

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The Whiskey Bar (View)
31 NW 1ST Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
United States


Music > EDM, Dance, Rave

Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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