Glow Stick Chronicles: The Exhibitionist Can Collector

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 ...

FozzyFest 2014: Nobody Puts Fozzy in the Corner

FozzyFest 2014: Nobody Puts Fozzy in the Corner

It was the first night of the last summer festival in Western Canada, and as people eagerly left their freshly assembled campsites ...

Outlook Festival 2014: We Came, We Conquered

Outlook Festival 2014: We Came, We Conquered

To say Outlook Festival is the most fierce beast of all bass music festivals might seem a bit of an exaggeration, but ...

FozzyFest to Celebrate 10 Years of SOFAKINGAWESOME!

FozzyFest to Celebrate 10 Years of SOFAKINGAWESOME!

In the summer of 2005, thirty friends went camping with some minor sound equipment to celebrate the birthday of Shawn "Fozzy" Lafleur. ...

Burning Man: The Playa is Bold and Fears Very Little

Burning Man: The Playa is Bold and Fears Very Little

Trying to write about Burning Man is like being an over stimulated child standing in a room full of brightly coloured balloons ...

Dreaming of Outlook – Veteran Tips For North American First Timers

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 ...


Canada Festivals, Culture, Music Festivals - August 1, 2014 Flash Back Friday: Shambhala 2013 Recap

It’s one week until Shambhala officially starts! Perfect time to have a little flash back to last year…. Enjoy! The Road to Shambhala This year was my fifth Shambhala experience. As it was my first ever festival, it will always hold a special place in my heart. The difference in this...

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, 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...

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...