Big Quarters

"Medium Zach" and "Brandon Allday" Bagaason are Minneapolis‐based hip‐hop producers, performers and educators ‐ as well as founders of the Mexican‐American rap‐duo Big Quarters. Big Quarters' self‐produced debut album Cost of Living earned recognition as Best Hip‐Hop of 2007 by Star Tribune and Popmatters.com. Big Quarters' follow‐up From the Home of Brown Babies & White Mothers received acknowledgement as one of the Best Albums of 2009 by Star Tribune. Medium Zach and Brandon Allday developed a hip‐hop songwriting and production curriculum currently used with young people in the Minneapolis YMCA. Past workshop and program sites include: La Oportunidad, Hope Community, Inter District Downtown School, Minneapolis YMCA, Pillsbury United Communities and McNally Smith College of Music. As a producer, he's worked with Brother Ali, I Self Devine, Toki Wright, P.O.S, Sims, Musab, Power Struggle, Mankwe Ndosi and Mux Mool. Both members of Big Quarters are currently teaching Hip‐Hop Music Production @ McNally Smith College of Music ‐ within the first fully accredited Hip‐Hop Studies Diploma program in the country.

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Past Shows


Mar
24
th
2012
7th St Entry
Mar
24
th
2012
7th St Entry

I Self Devine

with SIMONE STEPPA DUJOUR, MIKE THE MARTYR, MANKWE featuring MEDIUM ZACH and more!
Feb
23
rd
2012
Clyde Iron Works
Feb
23
rd
2012
Clyde Iron Works

Atmosphere

with Big Quarters, Kill The Vultures, MaLLy and more!
Feb
22
nd
2012
Mainroom
Feb
22
nd
2012
Mainroom

Atmosphere

with Kill The Vultures, Big Quarters, MaLLy and more!
Aug
7
th
2010
7th St Entry
Aug
7
th
2010
7th St Entry

Psalm One

with Open Mike Eagle and Big Quarters

More Shows

Oct
23
rd
Turf Club

Dosh

with Soubrette
Jan
13
th
Fine Line

Inner Wave

Nov
24
th
First Avenue

The Ike Reilly Assassination

with Monica LaPlante and Mae Simpson
Nov
24
th
Turf Club

Graveyard Club