Monday, March 30, 2009

CEL-EL @ Dance Mix 2009, THIS THURSDAY, 4/2!!

Celsius Electronics will be kicking off this year's Dance Mix program with an electrifying performance to set the mood right. Come join CEL-EL as they get Dance Mix 2009 ready for a night of some of the sickest dancing in the area!

NOTE: We are the FIRST act, so get there ON TIME!

Thursday April 2, 2009
Doors at 6:00PM.
Show at 7:00PM.

$10 @ MUTO/$12 @ Door

Power Center
121 Fletcher Street
Ann Arbor, MI


All of U of M's best dance crews join forces to bring you the biggest, most diverse, and best dance show on campus. Save the date, get your tickets, invite your friends, and don't miss the hottest show on campus!

Performing groups include:
Element 1
Michigan Bhangra Team

Guest performances by:
Celsius Electronics
Michigan Ballroom Dance Team

-Tickets are $10 and are available at MUTO/Ticketmaster NOW! Tickets will be $12 at the door.

-Make sure you get your tickets early! Dance Mix sold out last year and we're expecting to do the same!

-Dance Mix t-shirts available for sale beginning Monday March 23rd. The t-shirts are American Apparel this year and they will be $15 each.

-The official Dance Mix after-party will be at Necto beginning at 10PM! You can get pre-sale tickets for $5 from Dance Mix Core or at the Motivation sale. The after-party is 18+. If you want to get in, make sure you arrive at Necto no later than 11:15PM that night!

-Contact the Dance Mix Core:

You can visit our facebook event here.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

L05 - Jon M. Chu Audition Video

Jon M. Chu, director of Step Up 2: The Streets, recently made a call for 1-minute freestyle audition videos for his upcoming movie. L05 (of Celsius Electronics) responded with this...

L05 - JON M. CHU AUDITION from L05 on Vimeo.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

SHOWS THIS WEEK + RECAP : Tree City @ The Old Miami

Tree City rocked the Old Miami earlier this month, alongside Dante, D. Allie, and friends. Even despite some technical difficulties, the hands stayed in the air!

Don't miss Branch Out performances THIS WEEK!


Tree City will be at PJ's Lager House for the 1 year anniversary of the "Beatz 2 Rhymez" Beat Battle and Showcase. Click here for the facebook event.

Mixo presents...
"Beatz 2 Rhymez 1 yr Anniversary"
Beat Battle & Live Showcase

8pm - 2am
21 & Up - FREE
18 to 20 - only $5

PJ's Lager House
1254 Michigan Ave., Detroit MI


Tree City returns Thursday night for a performance in Lansing at The Basement. Come join them in celebrating Lansing emcee P.H.I.L.T.H.Y.'s birthday in what is sure to be a night full of good vibes and great music! Click here for the facebook event.

"Happy Birthday P.H.I.L.T.H.Y.!"

9pm - 2am
FREE (All Ages!!)
$5 Suggested Donation

The Basement
414 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI


Celsius Electronics, Tree City, and Ant the Champ of the Branch Out Collective will be joining Ann Arbor crew Cypher Affiliated as they close out Motown Madness Week at University of Michigan's South Quadrangle. Click here for the facebook event.

"Motown Madness Concert"

Performances at 9pm - SHARP

East Cafeteria, South Quad
600 E. Madison, Ann Arbor, MI

Monday, March 23, 2009

NEW TRACKS - 88s and Triumph!

Title: 88s
Artist: Cheeks and Eye-V
Prod: Eye-V (a.k.a. Verseatyle)

Title: Triumph
Artist: General P feat. DJ Cataclysmic and Cheeks
Prod: London Homicide

Two new tracks from the Branch Out Collective...

88s by Cheeks and Eye-V (a.k.a. Verseatyle) of Tree City, with production by Eye-V. Triumph features General P on the verses, with support from Cheeks on the hook and DJ Cataclysmic on the shit talk. Production for this track by Ann Arbor's own London Homicide.

Stay tuned for more music, as well as info on upcoming performances.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

TREE CITY @ PJ's Lager House, Wednesday, 3/25/09

Hip-hop super crew Tree City will be performing as a special featured act at the second annual "Beatz 2 Rhymes" Beat Battle and Live Showcase, hosted by Blake Eerie. If you're in the Detroit area, make sure to check them out!

Mixo Presents
"Beatz 2 Rhymez 1yr Anniversary"
Beat Battle & Live Showcase
Hosted By: Blake Eerie

March 25th @ PJ's The Lager House
1254 Michigan Ave.
Corktown/Detroit, MI

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8pm - 2am
21 & Up Free Cover
18 to 20 only $5 Cover

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

L05 Freestyle - March 2009

After rehearsing for Tree City's performance at Yoshi's album release, we taped a cypher, but the sound didn't come out! It was frustrating at first, but then L05 started improvising...

Make sure to check out Quantize, the single from Celsius Electronics, as well as Tree City's The TreE.P., which are now available on iTunes!

Stay tuned!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Quantize + TreE.P. on iTunes, Amazon, and Rhapsody!!

Quantize by Celsius Electronics and The TreE.P. by Tree City are now available for purchase from the iTunes, Amazon, and Rhapsody online stores!

Quantize is the first single release from hip-hop/electro duo Celsius Electronics. L05 and Man In Charge of CEL-EL have created a classic, blending infectious dance grooves with intelligent lyrics into a unique, futuristic sound.

In addition, Tree City has electronically re-released The TreE.P., their debut EP that has garnered critical acclaim from publications such as and the Detroit Metro Times.

Also, don't forget to check out the FREE DOWNLOADS to the right of the blog page!

Thank you for your support!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

CEL-EL @ The Necto, THIS SATURDAY, March 14th!

Join Celsius Electronics as they open up Club Kidz, a night showcasing some of Michigan's sickest hip hop dance crews, presented by Dance 2XS. CEL-EL will be performing first, so get there on time!

Some of the crews in attendance will be:
Chicago Onyx Dance Alliance (CODA)
Filipino American Student Association (FASA)
Joe de la Rosa and Vince Sanchez (312)
Teddy Chavez and Dee Moore (CODA)
Dance 2XS UMich

with special guests...

Saturday, March 14th
516 E. Liberty, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Performances from 8:00 - 9:30 pm.

$5 Presale tickets from any 2XS Member.
$7 at the door.

1/2 off drinks 'til 11:00 pm.
Dance until 2:00 am with your favorite dancers!

Also, join Dance 2XS on Sunday, March 15th for 3 super hot hip hop master classes!

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Celsius Electronics @ SYNC 2009, this FRIDAY, March 13th - FREE!

Friday, March 13th, 2009
7 pm, Duderstadt Video Studio
2281 Bonisteel Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI

Admission... FREE!

Celsius Electronics - Hip/Electro
Airport - Ambient/Experimental
The Spins - Alternative Power Pop

Celsius Electronics will be kicking off SYNC 2009, a weekend of cutting edge works and performances that find a point of union between art and technology.  Come join the high energy duo of Man In Charge and L05 as they fuse hip-hop, electro, and funk in the University of Michigan's state-of-the-art video studio.  They will be joined by special guests from Tree City, including the master of cuts, DJ Cataclysmic.

Friday, March 6, 2009

RECAP: Tree City @ The Blind Pig (2/20/2009)

Hip-hop super group, Tree City, blew up the Blind Pig on February 20th, as they joined local talent Yoshi and Aktive Audio Works in celebrating the release of Yoshi's new album, the Talent Show.  Soto and L05 of Celsius Electronics joined Tree City as Branch Out Collective "wrecked the system".

Doors @ 9:30 pm
Tickets = $3

Special thanks go to Margo and Chloe for taking fantastic pictures and video!

The Beginning ft. L05

So Raw ft. Soto

Real Eyez A cappella (Sorry for the sideways vid...)

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Tree City @ Telling It! (3/3/2009)

Tree City visited local area teens at the Telling It! program in Ypsilanti, MI this past Tuesday evening.  They brightened up hearts and brought smiles to faces as they performed and cyphered for the teens.

Make sure not to miss Tree City as they perform at the Old Miami in Detroit THIS FRIDAY, March 6th!

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