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One Year Anniversary

Hard to believe but we’re already near our one year anniversary and it’s time to celebrate! Featuring special guest and world famous turntablist – DJ Swamp LIVE on the 1’s and 2’s!! You DO NOT want to miss this!! We’ll be partying all day at Crates Records & Gear with the show officially kickin’ off…
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January 21, 2018 0

The Haastyle Takeover

Join us at Crates Records & Gear for a night of quality music and good company as we celebrate the life and legacy of our friend Ron Haas aka “Nanotek”! Free admission!! It’s going down Friday February 2nd, 2018 from 9pm-2am. More details below:

January 21, 2018 0

Dub Wednesdays

Fresh off the dubplates, Crates Radio & 102.9FM KDIF present Dub Wednesdays playing the very best of dub music and roots reggae each and every week LIVE from KDIF studios. Tune in LIVE from 8pm-9pm every Wednesday on 102.9FM OR stream the show from anywhere on the planet via the official Crates Radio podcast on…
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July 18, 2017 0

Conspiracy Radio – Ep. #1

102.9FM KDIF welcomed the Crates crew into their station for the first monthly installment of Conspiracy Radio on July 7th, 2017. Crates Records & Gear will be working closely with the recently launched station and there are some big things on the horizon. Stay tuned for more info and be sure to check out Conspiracy…
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July 9, 2017 0

Slope Style Saturdays LIVE

Join us every weekend during the month of June for Slope Style Saturdays! We broadcast LIVE from Crates Records & Gear every Saturday from 1pm-3pm with special guest dj sets, MC battles, and live performances each episode. Listen and download to the full season on’s Spreaker Channel! #Repost @hard_lines_ (@get_repost) ・・・ THIS SATURDAY FROM…
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May 31, 2017 0

Freestyle Fight Club

Crates Records & Gear presented the first Freestyle Fight Club emcee battle on Saturday April 22nd, 2017 live at the shop. We had 16 emcees register for the battle – and only 6 actually showed up. But it didn’t matter. The battle was still one for the record books and eventually saw Dialogue VS Ten…
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April 23, 2017 0

Crates Grand Opening

Crates Records & Gear threw our official Grand Opening event on Saturday March 4th, 2017 with a huge turnout and tons of awesome performances. Thanks to all our customers and friends who stopped by the shop. We’re excited for the future of Crates!! Check out a few photos from throughout the day below. Shout out…
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March 5, 2017 0