On Saturday, April 20th, Sweat Records celebrated eight years in business and Record Store Day 2013 with our fourth annual SWEATSTOCK Festival! We had our longest line ever when we opened at 9am!
Throughout the day over 2,000 people came out to enjoy live acts, exclusive vinyl releases, Miami’s best food trucks, DJs, drinks and beyond.
Check out some pre- and post-press below, and scroll down for more details about all the parties involved!
New Times preview
Beached Miami preview
Ocean Drive interview
DailyCandy Weekend Guide feature
Huffington Post preview
The Miami Hurricane preview
Sweatstock’s Official Facebook Event Page
New Times Slideshow
Beached Miami Photo Gallery
More on Beached Miami’s Facebook
New Times – Sweatstock 2013: Beatmachines and Otto Von Schirach!
New Times – Sweatstock 2013: ANR, This Heart Electric, Testokra!
New Times – Sweatstock 2013: World of Shit, Nunhex, Beastplague!
Super huge thanks to: Emile and the whole Sweat staff (Jsin, Farrah, Jet), everyone who donated to keep Sweatstock FREE via Indiegogo, Pete, Sean and Dennis for the great sound and laser show, Roger @ Speedfreak Presents, Matt P @ Roofless Records, Rat Bastard, Daniel Reskin for the jokes, Emerge Miami, Jason, Thom, Ben, Bianca, Bryan and all of our volunteers, Brian Butler for doing all the amazing fliers, posters and graphics, Clubflyers.com for printing it all, our awesome DJs (Mamey Disco, Never Yawn, Juan Basshead + MC Jumanji), all the band (too many to name here – see below!), Squeegee Science for the tees, Churchill’s Pub, Sean, Laura and the great team from Beck’s, Maritz, Car2Go, The Freehand, MiamiRankings.com, El Jimador, Dan, Dom, and Pete at CrossFit305/CrossFitA1A, KIND Snacks, Panther Coffee, Lime Fresh Mexican + 50 Eggs, Dean Taha, Oscar @ Spin Alley, The Motivational Edge, the City of Miami Special Events department and Police, Garry at Little Haiti NET, Carrie and the whole Record Store Day staff, the trucks: gastroPod, Ms. Cheezious, Veggie Xpress and Roc Kat Ice Cream Co. for keeping everyone fed, Michael at AEC, WRGP, and everyone who came out to enjoy the day and everyone who has supported Sweat Records for the last eight years!
See you all next year for Sweatstock 2014 on April 19th!
Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 20th! Sweatstock #4 is going to be another fantastic day full of local music, delicious food, and exclusive vinyl!
THE FULL LINEUP IS ANNOUNCED! The Sweat Street Stage is sweet, Speedfreek Presents is curating the Churchill’s Main Stage and Roofless Records have some super weird awesomeness lined up for the Patio Stage. Props to Brian Butler of The Upper Hand Art for all the great artwork! Read on…
SWEAT STREET STAGE
THIS HEART ELECTRIC (Album Release Party!)
JUAN BASSHEAD & MC JUMANJI (GET LOW)
RAY MILIAN (Off the Radar)
NEVER YAWN (Bastard Brigade)
MAMEY DISCO (Radiate FM)
SPEEDFREEK STAGE AT CHURCHILL’S
ROOFLESS RECORDS STAGE AT CHURCHILL’S
PENTHOTAL (Paris, France)
POPOL GLAUNT (Paris, France)
SOBAK MAZOUZOUTE (Paris, France)
TUURD (Rochester, NY)
MC TRACHIOTOMY (New Orleans, LA)
BLIND TEXAS MARLIN (New Orleans, LA)
WHITEY ALABASTARD (St. Petersburg, FL)
Here’s who will be serving up good eats at Sweatstock:
NOW MEET OUR SPONSORS!
These awesome local businesses believe in Sweatstock and threw down toward making it happen so we encourage you to support them in return:
Carsharing has arrived in Miami! We’re sure you’ve seen their zippy fleet of Smart Cars around town. Use your smartphone to find the nearest car, swipe your card, and get where you need to be. It’s simple, easy, saves money, and is good for the environment, what’s not to love? Website: miami.car2go.com
1930s art deco gem the Indian Creek Hotel was reinvented this year as Freehand Miami! It’s now the coolest hostel in town (private rooms are available too) with a chill lobby, a garden patio with a pool, bocce and ping pong, AND one of Miami’s best bars – The Broken Shaker – in the back. Website: thefreehand.com
This homegrown business is a true pioneer in the field of digital printing and has been for over 18 years! With their array of products like flyers, postcards, brochures, CD inserts, banners and business cards, if you can think it, they can print it! Plus this local biz let’s you save on shipping by grabbing your orders right at their facility on NW 7th Ave and 23rd St. BONUS! They’re offering 15% off to Sweat fans until May 1st with the promo code PRINTSTOCK. Website: clubflyers.com
CrossFit305 was one of the first gyms in South Florida to be an official CrossFit affiliate. Their facility is right around the corner from Sweat and offers a variety of fitness-enhancing classes, as well as competitions, nutrition programs and more. A few years later they added CrossFitA1A in North Beach to the family. All ages and fitness levels are welcome! Websites: crossfit305.com + crossfita1a.com
Miami’s own BassHead Music are dedicated to spreading bass-heavy dancefloor music around the globe. They put out records, throw events, and label founder Juan BassHead can often be found dropping bass at parties all over. He’ll be spinning late night at Sweatstock! Website: Basshead Music on Facebook.
Lime Fresh Mexican is a growing chain of “fast” food restaurants that started right on Miami Beach. They use fresh ingredients and have veggie, low-carb and low-fat options. We’re huge fans of their salsa bar and smorgasbord of hot sauces! They have locations ALL over South Florida and are crawling up the east coast… Website: limefreshmexicangrill.com
Pretty self-explanatory! Yes, MiamiRankings.com is a food blog, the full name of which is Miami’s Restaurant Power Rankings. It’s a real-time list of what restaurants are making waves locally. With Miami’s food scene exploding, this is a great site to bookmark if you’re interested in exploring new places to eat.
KIND bars are a legitimately healthy, easy, and delicious snack. They use only real, simple ingredients and have won awards for their treats. Beyond the bars, KIND live up to their name through their KIND Movement, which has inspired hundreds of thousands of unexpected acts of kindness around the world. They’ll be giving out tons of samples at Sweatstock 2013! Website: KINDsnacks.com
100% agave tequila made the old-fashioned way in Mexico! Attendees 21 and up can sample some this Sweatstock. Website: eljimador.com
While they (unfortunately) won’t be serving up eats at the event, Blue Collar supports Sweatstock! If you haven’t been, they’re a FANTASTIC restaurant on Biscayne and 67th. They serve up contemporary American food with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, great brunch too! Highly recommended. Website: bluecollarmiami.com