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Downtempo, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Glitch, Music, Podcast - February 11, 2015 BASS Pod: Fat Pat Decade Dig 2004

A lot in happened in 2004, globally, musically and culturally. At the time, we didn’t realize how turbulent and trans-formative that year was. For example, Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook. Flip phones and blogging became the future. Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunctioned. Napoleon...

DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Interviews, Music - January 26, 2015 Lenzman Interview: Drum and Bass Counterculture

It turns out that Lenzman is an intellectual. I guess it shouldn’t be a surprise that someone so heavily influenced by soul, jazz, and blues actually has something to say, since the foundation of such genres was built on independent, free-thinkers. Those influential artists have integrated their...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Interviews, Music, Other Music, Tips - January 15, 2015 Best of 2014: Top 25 Drum and Bass Tracks Picked by the DnB Girls of Canada

The Top 25 DNB Tracks of 2014 – Top 5 Tracks Picked by 5 DnB Girls of Canada 2014 was definitely a really strong year for drum and bass. Maybe even the best in quite some time. All styles seemed to be bringing the heat on the regular -liquid, neuro, jump up, footwork jungle – mmmm...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Interviews, Music, Other Music, People - January 14, 2015 Best of 2014: Top 20 Bass Music Tracks Picked by Aufect Recordings

The Top 20 Bass Tracks of 2014 – Top 5 Bass Tracks Picked by 4 Aufect Recordings DJs It’s no secret that bass music has been through all kinds of changes in the last couple years. From dubstep, to brostep, to all types of west coast glitch hop, and back through the nether regions of...

Drum & Bass, Have You Heard This? - December 16, 2014 HYHT: In Absentia S/T EP featuring Shamik & DJ Grasp the Erro

To find proof that postmodern drum and bass exists check out In Absentia – the second EP resulting in a collaboration between Shamik, producer, MC and beat boxer, and producer and DJ Grasp the Erro. The two Canadian artists met in 2010 at the Victoria Electronic Music Festival and have been...

Drum & Bass, Interviews, Music, People, Promoters - December 1, 2014 Jungle Bells: Kenny Ken Returns to Calgary!

Calgary’s Come Correct crew has spent the better part of the last two years establishing themselves as one of Calgary’s leaders in all things reggae, ragga jungle and classic drum and bass. From England’s Solo Banton, to New York City’s Liondub, to Ireland’s Dirty...

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Podcast - November 18, 2014 BASS Pod: Spiral Architects at FozzyFest 2014

Fozzy Fest was an amazing festival, it just seemed like all the pieces fell together perfectly. The location sat on the best sandy beach we’ve come across in Canada, the sound system was turned up to perfection and the crowd had that familiar feeling. All that was needed was an audio...

Culture, DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, International Festivals, Other, Other Music, Promoters - October 28, 2014 Exploring Sound System Culture With Mungo’s Hi Fi

Sound system culture has been part of reggae music for as long as rude boys and girls have been in the dance. Although this culture is part of mainstream life in the Carribean, it’s a pretty rare specimen of musical custom here in North America. It exists; people know about it, but it’s not...

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Podcast - August 25, 2014 The Village Sessions: Two Timer Live at Shambhala 2013

As a special treat for hitting 5000 fans, we felt it was right to have an encore to our 2013 Village Sessions by releasing two last sets! Our first ever released Village Session in 2012 was Two Timer who came out of the gate swinging with a heavy set of bass and DNB that shocked everyone on...

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Podcast - August 4, 2014 The Village Sessions: Ragga Rinse Out Live at Shambhala 2013

It’s no secret that we love Shambhala. Now that one of our favorite festivals is upon us, we can’t wait for it to get started. Over the last few years the Village Stage has opened with the Ragga Jungle Rinse Out and it’s worked as a the perfect catalyst to get the party started. So […]...

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Podcast - July 24, 2014 The Village Sessions: Slim Pickins Live at Shambhala 2013

Shambhala Music Festival is just around the corner and we got just a few more Village Sessions line up for you before the gates open! For this edition we strap our selves in for one of the crowd favourites: Slim Pickins! Slim Pickins is the visionary behind Supreme Hustle Records (and Productions)....

Canada Festivals, Drum & Bass, Glitch, Music, Other Music - July 22, 2014 Motion Notion 2014: Five Must See Acts

Motion Notion is upon us. In just two days party kids galore will descend upon the Beaver Foot Lodge for four nights of good times. Much excitement! In the midst of planning out your festival schedule you might be wondering who do I see? How do I budget my finite amount of festival time, yet...