Controllerise Press Start Dope Beats, Anime and Video Games by Atlanta's only Lo-Fi Beat collective


As a beacon for gaming, anime and beat culture in Atlanta, Controllerise brings together a community of fans and has built a cult following in the Atlanta with its weekly Monday night vibe session 'Press Start'. There, producers perform Beat/DJ sets to a crowd as diverse as their musical selections in front of a back drop of new and classic Anime and video games. Controllerise is curated by culture influencers' Chris Wilkes, Mike Harr & Mike Sick.

Location Demographics

Held every Monday at The Deep End in Atlanta's historic and re-surging Old 4th Ward. Location: Across from the new Ponce City Market (Old 4th Ward, Atlanta Beltline). Median Age 32. Median Household Income $58,340. College Educated 85%

Attendee Demographics

200-300 weekly attendees from the ages of 18-35 Industries: Music, Gaming, Film, Comics (Manga) Audience: Hip-Hop/Future Bass/Beat Culture Fans, Musicians and Producers, Casual to Professional Gamers, CoPlayers, Anime fans, Digital & Visual Artists, Dancers


IN-KIND (non-exclusive) Product endorsement & donation to the production staff & talent.

LOVE: Brand Recognition (non-exclusive) Recognition and or product endorsement at the event and on social media as part of our nightly raffles and giveaways or

GOLD: Event activation (non-exclusive) On-site activation for product demonstration, sales or customer attainment + LOVE package.

PLATINUM: 'Powered By' Brand Partnership (non-exclusive) On stage programming, brand endorsement by Contollerise in our email and text marketing + LOVE & GOLD packages.

DIAMOND: 'Presented By' Brand Partnership (exclusive) High level partnership. Custom tailored multi-media deliverables' , full inclusion in marketing mix both online/social and print + LOVE, GOLD & PLATINUM packages.

A Look Inside

Notable Apearances / Press

Voted "Best Hip-Hop Incubator" in Creative Loafing Atlanta

A3C BLOG: Reinvent Creative Culture with Controllerise

MicroChop: Controllerise Edition

Upworthy / Statefarm

Created By
Mike Sick


Photos: Lourdes Sukari, Fulani G Jabari Video: STLNDRMS, Sensei Chop

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