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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...

Other Music - August 19, 2014 Aphex Twin’s Syro Announced Through The Deep Web (and a Blimp)

UPDATE 08/21/14: ‘Syro’ is set to drop on September 22 on Warp Records What does a blimp, some graffiti, and a link to the deep web all have in common? That seems to be the perfectly enigmatic marketing campaign for Aphex Twin’s new album Syro. The mad genius behind some of the most...

Canada Festivals, DJ's/Producers, Dubstep, Glitch, Other Music - July 29, 2014 The Village Sessions: ill.Gates Live at Shambhala 2013

ill.Gates: a name that is inextricably tied to Shambhala.  As a long standing favourite performer at the festival, he comes back year after year pushing the envelope and bringing tons of energy, good vibes and his unique signature glitched-out sound to his sets.  His performances are packed full...

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...

Downtempo, Glitch, Have You Heard This?, Other Music - July 21, 2014 HYHT: NOG – Just an Illusion EP

Western Canada’s producer scene has been flourishing over the last few years, and continues to gain momentum. Vancouver’s NOG fits firmly in to the category of talented and unique up and comers. In both his solo project and collaborative project with Mr. Mercy called Moontricks, NOG is making...

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...

DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Other Music - February 26, 2014 JFB Interview: Juggling Beats With Elite Feats

JFB is a scratch master, a vinyl manipulator, a beat juggling, two-time UK DMC Champion who’s carved out a name for himself as one of the premier turntablists in the world. There aren’t too many artists who can boast even a fraction of the talents that JFB has in his arsenal. Even during sound...

Downtempo, Music, Other Music, Podcast, Slow Jam Sundays - December 21, 2013 Slow Jam Sundays: Mr.B – A Timeless Christmas Mix

We went grocery shopping last night and the place was a nut house. The parking lot was completely full and there were frantic people everywhere. It was a flurry of chaos! That’s when I was suddenly reminded it’s officially the Christmas Season! There are a lot of Scrooges out there, but...

DJ's/Producers, Interviews, Other Music - November 14, 2013 Insight into Timothy Wisdom

Canadian west coast funk hero Timothy Wisdom drops some sageness and insight into what makes him the wise audio wizard he is. Who would of thought keeping all your wisdom teeth would pay off? Describe the moment when you first realized you wanted to make music? I remember first hearing He’s...

DJ's/Producers, Drum & Bass, Dubstep, Glitch, Music, Other Music - July 25, 2013 Chatting with the Funk Hunters before Motion Notion 2013

BC locals, the Funk Hunters, have been touring on and off for the last four years. Having just returned from the UK, the boys are back to fill our ears with funky bass as they follow the festival circuit on home soil. Playing at Motion Notion is one stop of many. AYNiB got to talking […]...

Drum & Bass, Other Music, Podcast - July 24, 2013 BASSPod: Deeps featuring Infoe – Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It

What better way to keep this festival season grooving along then by giving everyone a little taste of what’s to come from two of our favourite Western Canadian artists: Deeps and Infoe! Deeps and Infoe are the complete package. On one hand you have Deeps whose bass heavy style of hip hop, dnb,...

Art, Culture, Other Music - July 11, 2013 Le Cirque de la Nuit: Lunari – promo video

Cirque de la Nuit from Orlando Kelly on Vimeo. Le Cirque de la Nuit: Kintala was an amazing event fueled by the BRILLIANCE of Calgary’s finest creatives! This is the promotional film for the next event, July 13, 2013 at Dicken’s Pub, Calgary. The last Le Cirque de la Nuit in Calgary was...