with the bricks others have thrown at him.”
Event Work History :
I've been an event producer for fifteen years now and have been involved at various capacities with several that I am proud to have been of service to. Whether I was managing a stage, backlining for artists, assembling merch teams, handling vendor relations, holding down vip artist entrances or running the guestlist & door. I've done almost everything you can imagine in this space and look forward to continung to present a wide array of solid productions in the upcoming years, while offering consulting or management services for those in need.
Feel free to ask what my specific role(s) were in any of the events listed below.
MIAMI ART BASEL
LOW END THEORY FESTIVAL
ECHO PARK RISING
BANANAS 9 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
ODD FUTURE CARNIVAL / CAMP FLOGNAW
LOS ANGELES PRIDE FESTIVAL
VENICE ART CRAWL
BROCCOLI CITY FEST
ROCK THE BELLS x PAID DUES
BLOCK PARTY LA
EAGLE ROCK MUSIC FESTIVAL
POW FEST 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
40 OZ BOUNCE LA
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST
AUSTIN CITY LIMITS
HOT IMPORT NIGHTS
DISCO DINING CLUB
DANTE'S FRIED CHICKEN
LA'S GOT ALOHA
BEAT HAUS NYC
SOULECTION / HW&W FAMBAM PARTY
DRIPPED FASHION SHOW & TRUNK SOIREES
GRAMMY WEEKEND PARTIES
G.O.O.D MUSIC NBA ALL-STAR WEEKEND
AND MANY MANY OTHERS...
.. SINCERELY EXHAUSTED THINKING ABOUT HOW MANY OTHERS I'VE DONE, SO WE'LL JUST STOP HERE.
Write-Ups & Features:
Best Authentic Self - Lifting Others To Success with Eric Spivak
First Among Equals - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzJAT7sEEjs
Love Hard, Play Hard - As Our Surroundings Change, So Should The Way We Think About Love and Relationships
Outlier.TV - Eric Spivak Purveyor of nightlife culture, conduit to the LA underground/
VoyageLA - http://voyagela.com/interview/meet-eric-spivak-gorillamic-411-studios-downtown-los-angeles/
ILoveCreatives - http://www.ilovecreatives.com/creative-profiles/eric-spivak
Bananas - LA Weekly: http://www.laweekly.com/best-of/2015/music-and-nightlife/best-hip-hop-night-6040518
The Flyball - Thump/Vice: https://thump.vice.com/en_us/article/the-thump-guide-to-clubbing-los-angeles
Westside Love - The Argonaut: http://argonautnews.com/a-valentines-party-sure-to-get-hearts-racing/
Destination Luxury: http://destinationluxury.com/destination-luxury-july-luxury-brand-experience/
Under Raidar - Bespoke Magazine: http://www.bespokemagazineonline.com/speakeasies-in-la-where-to-find-them-and-how-to-get-in/
Some of the people I've done shows with:
As you can imagine, each show has a different lineup of generally 5 performers to take up the timeframe of 9pm til 2am. Sometimes I'd use venues with 2 rooms. Other times the event duration may be different allowing for more artists to be billed. I've always attempted to have eclectic and diverse talent that I genuinely support and appreciate at my events. I've never put on a show that I'm ashamed of or disappointed with. By putting the talent & attendees experience first, you have the initial ingredients to create a pretty awesome dish. Below is a list of some of the many people who've performed at shows I've put together or collaborated on, my apologies for the countless names I've left out (as this gets long) and again as to verify legitimacy I do have photos, videos, past flyers and more supporting the list.
Walker+Royce, Justin Martin, Buddy, Smino, Brick, Esta, Joe Kay,Daedelus, Zackey Force Funk, YG, Tyga, Todd Edwards, Pete Tong, Venus X, LSDX0X0, NA, Guy Gerber, Kingdom, Salva, 40OzVan, Andre Nickatina, Pac Div, Salva, Celph-Titled, MikeG (OFWG), Syd (The Internet) & Vince Staples, Dumbfoundead, DJ Zo!, Sahtyre, Slick Rick, Nocando, Open Mike Eagle, Intuition, MattyG, 6Blocc, Ta-Ku, Kaytranada, Elaquent, Sango, SweaterBeats, Astronautica, Zack Fox Kronika, Ayo & Teo, Gavlyn, Reverie, Blimes Brixton, Joe Kay, SamXL, Brazzabelle, Sosupersam, Esta, Kittens, Gianni Lee, DJ D-Styles, Kosha Dillz, Xzibit, Young De, Lakim, B-Real, 87 Stick-Up Kids, King Fantastic, Apathy, Ryu (StylesOfBeyond), Dibiase, Duke Westlake, Woolfy, DJ Premier, DJ Craze, Groundislava, N.A.S.A., Tiron & Ayomari, King, Depakote, Dirtraid, Taurus Scott, Swoops, Cadalack Ron, Kemst, Ash Riser, Curtiss King, Thavius Beck, DJ Nobody, Noa James, Verbs, Teeko, Samiyam, Mono/Poly, Ill Camille, The Rhyme Addicts, Losco, Amy Pham, Inka One, DJ Pound, Falcons, Steed Lord, SPRFKR, Annie Preece, Septerhed, Bisco Smith and many others... Even having occasional drop-ins and surprise special guests like Skrillex at Dark, A-Trak at BeatHaus / B&L, Kendrick Lamar at Bananas, Garrett Morris at the DTCC to name a few.
This list could be extended further if I went into artists and events I've done artwork for or other logistics, such as Q-Bert, Mix Master MIke or assisted with the PR campaign with Royce & Premier's PRHYME album. Driving Peggy Gou from the Ace to our LA Warehouse parties to getting venues for G.O..O.D. Music to do an NBA All-Star Weekend party, sourcing a 64 black impala with hydraulics for Cardi B. Whether seeking venues for SchoolboyQ's Blank Face Release, or Def Jam artist Bibi Bourelly's society sessions, or in music videos with Method Man & Blimes Brixton, I'm always on the go and down to work with good people doing good things. The list goes on and on and on some more.
Blogs I've been attached to:
Frank151, Strictly Beats, Freestyle Madness,
formerly Editor In Chief for The World Famous Beat Junkies crew.
currently, Writer for O4TH (One4TheHomies) & Xenopulses
411 Studios - Is an exclusive network of unique,safe, and accesible creative resources available for individuals & brands to conceptualize, collaborate & facilitate under.
Started by photographer Christoph Night and event producer Eric Spivak.
We currently reside in Los Angeles, California but our work can be seen worldwide and has been published and distributed through several mediums across prominent and well-recognized platforms.
Some of our past clients include:
America's Next Top Model, NBC's World Of Dance, OWSLA Records, Arsenic Magazine and our portfolios showcase previous work including talent such as Ruby Rose, Anderson Paak, Tokimonsta and many others.
Since opening back in November 2016' we've also played host to several amazing events such as Acid Camp, Moony Habits, Sav Noir, Fade2Mind and more.
From robust editorial campaigns, feature commerical work, top dollar music vids and other big budget productions all the way to micro-scale, independent DIY creative, indie and school projects, we try to remain accessible and accommodate most inquiries for use of our space.
We're good people doing good things for good people and didn't acquire this space with the idea of it being some get rich quick scheme. We genuinely care about anyone that walks through our doors, anything created in our space, and it's our commitment to offer a unique experience that you won't find in any other studio in LA.
At 411 Studios, our house is your playground.
So loosen up a bit, roll your sleeves up, get dirty and have a little fun.
If you'd like to swing by, we have 24/7 availability for walkthroughs.