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Other, People, Tips - October 21, 2014 Glow Stick Chronicles: The Exhibitionist Can Collector

It was 2002, and I was 17 — dying for my independence, but just barely old enough to go on camping trips with friends on weekends. On one such weekend, there was a festival in Northern Alberta that looked to be a pretty good time, so we all piled in a car, pooled our gas […]...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Interviews, Music, Other Music, People, Studio Side - July 19, 2014 Studio Side: Infoe and 4th Way Studios

In this edition of Studio Side we visit 4th Way Studios in Calgary, the conception of Dylan Gordica, aka local hip-hop MC Infoe. Best known for his work with his group Block Parents, Infoe has slowly but surely been crafting an amazingly bomb and high tech studio space for burgeoning musicians and...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, International Festivals, Interviews, Music, Music Festivals, Other, People, Tips - May 20, 2014 Dreaming of Outlook – Veteran Tips For North American First Timers

Festival culture is consistently gaining popularity. There are more and more converters all the time, and more and more festivals popping up to satiate their needs. It’s not uncommon when the snow starts to melt and the rays start to shine to begin dreaming of festival season, and planning...

Other, People, Tips - April 30, 2014 Glow Stick Chronicles: The Piss Slip ‘n’ Slide

In order to protect the not so innocent, this story takes place at a festival that shall not be named. Due to its strict no drinking policy, it may be frowned upon by some to learn of my backpack beer adventures – but I must admit drinking beers is something that’s always gone hand in...

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Music Festivals, People - April 11, 2014 Our Top 10 Moments Of The 403DNBBQ Weekender 2013

  To kick off our official media coverage for the 403DNBBQ Weekender, we thought it be great to take a look back at last years event and pick the moments that still stick with us today. So, in no particular order here is our list! Posse Up! Asking the waitress for a table of 4 […]...

Canada Festivals, Interviews, People, Promoters - October 24, 2013 Interview with Britz Robins – Social Media Director for Shambhala Music Festival

When most people think about the face of the Shambhala Music Festival, one lovely visage comes to many of our minds. Britz Robins (also know as Britz Bitz) has been an integral part of the festival as both a participant and over the last several years as their social media director 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....

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 […]...

Art, Culture, People, Promoters - December 18, 2012 Artist Spotlight: Stoked on Photos

Here’s a setting we’re all too familiar with. You should be working, but instead you find yourself travelling down the endless Internet rabbit hole of memes, social media sites, YouTube videos, news sites, blogs etc. While in the midst of this infinite guilty pleasure, I find I am always drawn...

DJ's/Producers, Music Festivals, Other Music, People, Promoters - December 12, 2012 AYNiB’s interview with Erica Dee

Erica Dee is no stranger to the West Coast Bass Scene. Whether hosting the hip hop showcase at Shambhala, performing at a local club or headlining festivals in Canada and the US, she’s been a busy woman. Last year she self released her introductory Golden, featuring a musical journey through...

Art, People - November 12, 2012 Artist Spotlight – Andreas Tiedemann

It is undeniable that the DJs and producers manufacturing their cutting edge sounds drive the electronic music community. As a result, they often garner the majority of the scene’s attention. But, just like any community, the bass subculture is made up of a number of factions and...

People, Tips - September 12, 2012 PartySafe: Put the Safe Back in Your Partying

The electronic music community has experienced some explosive growth in the past few years. At the tender age of 16, I recall attending my first all night dance party at an outdoor skate park in my hometown of Calgary, Alberta. Let me set the stage. This was the late 90s. Y2K was looming, Buffy the...