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Culture, Other - April 16, 2014 Random Acts of Kindness Day – April 22, 2014

Remember your first festival? Hold up… your first ‘transformational festival’? You know the difference: those that go beyond exposing you to architecture, art, light, sound, and your own psyche… what makes a festival truly transformational is the culture:  it’s a culture that...

Culture, Other - April 3, 2014 We’re nominated for a 2014 Breakspoll award!

We just found out that we’ve been nominated for a 2014 Breakspoll Award for “Best Website or Blog” category! This is pretty exciting news for us here at AYNiB and we’re proud to be sharing the category with other great sites like Dubselekta and Rhythm and Breaks. Thank you...

DJ's/Producers, Other - April 1, 2014 How DJs & Artists Chose Their Names #5

Here we are with a new all Canadian edition of How DJs & Artists Chose Their Names. This time, we decided to celebrate some of Canada’s awesome and diverse talent. We truly are blessed up here in the Great White North! Not only do we have an amazing array of genre representation, but the...

Canada Festivals, DJ's/Producers, Other, Promoters - July 25, 2013 Talking with Kevin Harper, Talent Manager for Motion Notion.

Kevin Harper has been with MoNo since 2007. He started out contributing his music, then better known as DJ Kev, but soon found himself more involved, offering advice on other artists to book at the fest in following years. Just last year, Kevin was asked to take on the role of Talent Manager and...

International Festivals, Other, People, USA Festivals - July 9, 2013 Yoga Under the Earth Harp with Andrea Brook

This spring, All You Need is Bass went to Envision Festival in Costa Rica to bring back pictures, stories, and inspiration. Yoga Under the Earth Harp was one of the many workshops offered at Envision Festival 2013. The Earth Harp is the world’s largest stringed instrument, spanning over 50 feet....

Other, USA Festivals - July 8, 2013 AYNiB’s Guide to the Lightning in a Bottle 2013 Workshops

Over the past 10 years we’ve seen a surge in festival culture all over North America and the UK. What is emerging in many corners of the globe is something quite spectacular. Events are evolving to an ever demanding population that yearns for something more than just a place to party....

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Other, Photos - June 6, 2013 403DNBBQ Weekender Ticket Giveaway – Show us your Junglist Pride!

!!! CONTEST CLOSED! CONGRATS TO BARON KURGESS AND MOE BEASLEE!!! See all the 2013 entries here. 403DNB and Viper Recordings is bringing junglists old and new one amazing event this July 21 & 22, The 403DNBBBQ Weekender! Canada’s first ever drum & bass resort massive! It will span 2...

Downtempo, Glitch, Other - June 4, 2013 Tipper To Get Open Heart Surgery and Needs Your Help!

  UPDATE: Tipper has been released from the ICU, and is expected to make a full recovery! Dave Tipper has been a long time favorite of ours since 2005. Multiple times we’ve seen him live and each of those times has been an experience for the record books that we still talk about to this...

Other - May 30, 2013 PK Sound Introduces New Klarity Loudspeakers

All of us here at AYNiB are pretty stoked to share this news! So, without further adieu, here’s the press release info from PK themselves: “PK Sound is very proud to announce the launch of its Klarity line of powered professional loudspeakers, showcasing a more portable side to the...

Canada Festivals, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Other, People - May 17, 2013 Guest Blog: The Moment I Became a Junglist – DJ Obscene (403 DNB)

It is long past due that we at AYNiB host our second guest blog. In this belated rendition of our guest blogger series, we look to Calgary, Alberta, at a crew that is making waves across Canada, the 403 DnB crew. For those that have yet to hear of the 403 DnB crew, that will […]...

Culture, Other - May 9, 2013 PK Sound opens in Victoria

Victoria, are you ready? It’s no secret that all of us here at AYNiB feel PK Sound has the best sound system around. We’ve travelled the world and listened to hundreds of rigs and there’s nothing that I’ve heard to compare to the level of clarity and power that comes out of...

Culture, Music Festivals, Other, Video - April 15, 2013 Transformation and Community: A Look at The Bloom Documentary

Dressed in their finest festival gear, everywhere you look there are people smiling.  Some are busy chattering away and catching up with old friends while others are busy making new connections. There’s a palpable energy at this seventy five year old movie theater in the heart of one of...