After teasing their new film series with an appetiser episode last year, Berlin-based DJ/producer Kevin Knapp and his creative partner Mario Münster have launched a video series about the often interconnected worlds of global cuisine and house music, hosted exclusively by YouTube channel turned record label Eton Messy.
Several years in the making, Beats ’N’ Eats is the brainchild of Kevin and Mario who set out to launch a series that married the two separate but interconnected worlds, travelling round the world to meet chefs, musicians, DJs and anyone who shared their passion.
Following an appetiser last year, in this first episode, Kevin travels to San Francisco, and hooks up with Scott Carelli, Worthy and various other chefs and house aficionados with their feet in both worlds. The episode was produced by videographer Gabriel Santos and editor Matthew Freiheit.
Kevin Knapp: “I often talk about my sets in terms of adding textural tracks and needing to achieve some level of balance the way a great dish does. I think the same can be said for approaching dishes in the kitchen and putting one’s self on a plate so to speak. You need some bangers, you need some bridging elements you also need some set up elements to stimulate and prepare the pallet.”
Eton Messy were born out of a YouTube channel over eight years ago shining a spotlight on a raft of up and comers and helping them on their journey to success. Previous acts have included Blonde, Jax Jones, Purple Disco Machine and Illyus & Barrientos and more.
This first episode is the first of at least two more episodes to be released in 2020, with future episodes already produced in San Diego during CRSSRDS Festival 2019 and another one planned for Colorado later this year.