Artists

Moontricks

Moontricks

Combining their love of folk, blues, and electronic music, Nathan Gurley and Sean Rodman are blazing their own trail, merging musical worlds previously unacquainted and capturing audiences along the way.

Max Ulis

Max Ulis

Vancouver resident and half of Sabota, Max has been instrumental in the building of Vancouver’s underground for the better part of a decade. His SLAB parties in Vancouver feature the best in underground house and techno. Max has performed at prestigious festivals such as Decibel, Mutek, and New Forms, and is a regular on the West Coast festival circuit.

The Northwest Kid

The Northwest Kid

THE NORTHWEST KID, aka. NWK performs Alternative Hip-Hop music and has been actively serving as a poet/emcee within the Canadian music scene for nearly a decade. NWK‘s previous releases (MIxed-blood Mixtape, Mob Medicine, Dozy & NWK, and Transformation) have allowed him to share the same bill with artists such as Jeremy Dutcher, The Halluci Nation, Tanya Tagaq, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Lido Pimienta.

Mt.Eliah

Mt.Eliah

Your host! Born from the belly of Carrington Bay, west coast raised and west coast is where he stays.

Riddim Fernandez

Riddim Fernandez

Hey thanks for dropping by. I was born in Barbados in the mid 70s and was raised in Toronto, and moved back and forth between the reggae, hiphop, and jungle scenes. I moved to the west coast in the late 90s and spend most of my time rock climbing, snowboarding, downhill biking or making reggae influenced bass music.

Cameron Gunn

Cameron Gunn

Cameron Gunn is an original west coast songwriter. Living the life of a wanderer for many years inspired his soulful descriptions of the times we live.

Andfriends

Andfriends

Andfriends, dubbed Nanaimo's disco ambassador, was born out of a love for dance music's early roots and for nearly 4 years now, has been broadcasting the cheesiest nu disco & stalest house music out of a dingy basement in the Mid Island region over the airwaves of CHLY 101.7 FM.

Bedtime Snack

Bedtime Snack

Kwakwaka'wakw/Coast Salish Indigenous artist living on Vancouver Island.

DBL G

DBL G

DJing out of Vancouver Island, DBL-G is bringing his musical tastes from the 90s and 00s that everyone knows and loves. Add some remixes in funk, latin and reggae riddims, DBL-G keeps the crowd engaged while dancing the night away.

em.ash

em.ash

em.ash is a curator of underground dance music, creating a hypnotic mix of deep, groove-infused house and low slung techno on Vancouver Island. Known for his extended sets, dancefloors can expect an ever rising musical journey.

Kilbourne

Kilbourne

While Kilbourne is more popularly known for his Deep Dubstep, He also ventures into the realms of Drum and Bass/Halftime, Breakbeats, House and Techno. His passion for the scene and music shows in a journey of up to 4 deck mixing that helps you escape reality and is sure to leave you inspired and wanting more.

Nokturnal Funk

Nokturnal Funk

I am Nokturnal Funk aka Tyson Joseph a coast salish native and I have the dearest passion and respect for all music. I first got behind the decks at the age of 12 years old. My friend Brent Griffin (Dj Spindok) introduced me to the software virtual DJ and I was hooked after that.

Steve Bick

Steve Bick

Steve Bick is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer based in Tofino, British Columbia. Steve is also a founding member of Butterflywingtip and founder of West by West West (WxWW)

Balkan Bump

Balkan Bump

Trumpet player, producer, ethnomusicologist. Lowtemp Music. Musically, Balkan Bump is a fusion of live instruments, world influences and lush electronic production.

Rex Smallboy

Rex Smallboy

Rex Smallboy raps in protest of the horrendous treatment of indigenous people in Canada to direct attention to the devastating impacts of colonialism. Rex’s music echoes generations of indigenous truth and perseverance. It is a call for justice to uplift and honour the spirit and strength of his people.

Woodyard

Woodyard

Woodyard’s knowledge of music spans effortlessly across eras and genres. A multi-talented musician who uses looping machines, his voice and guitar, Woodyard is best known for his wide array of genre-bending covers that showcase his vocal range and eclectic sound creating truly unique and dance-inspiring performances.

The Gaff

The Gaff

The Gaff is a lifelong DJ with tight skills & cuts, a lengthy list of accomplishments, tonnes of dope records, heart & class. One foot in the future, and one foot in the past. The Gaff's purpose is in elevating Hip Hop, Dance, Club and Electronic Sounds to a level easily combined with Funk, Soul & Jazz.

Jack Roland & Friends String Band

Jack Roland & Friends String Band

Substance

Substance

Hailing from Sherbrooke, Quebec, Substance has been a major pioneer and leader in the pushing of deep bass & soundsystem culture for many years. In the booth, his deep and dark sound have been an essential part of the Canadian Underground Bass Music for almost a decade, garnering support from some of the dubstep industries biggest names and labels across the world.

April Dawn Brass

April Dawn Brass

April Dawn Brass is Swampy Cree from Opaskwayak Cree Nation, she has been makin’ stuff and doin’ stuff in the Comox Valley, BC since September 2005 and now calls Royston, BC home. April is an inter-disciplinary artist.

Butterflywingtip

Butterflywingtip

DevanEleven

DevanEleven

My Name Is Devan Caldwell and I am A DJ, Producer, and Flow Artist, I come from Nova Scotia but mainly reside In Victoria BC, Deep Wubs and Drum & Bass are my specialties!!

The Hilberry Brothers

The Hilberry Brothers

MC Unite!

MC Unite!

MC Unite! is a crazy fun surf punk trio based out of Victoria, Canada. Their music is enchanted with hefty amounts of super awesomeness! Enjoy and Unite! We care, we want your love. fuck you and eat shit!

Sarah Osborne

Sarah Osborne

Sarah Osborne is a singer-songwriter from the west coast of Canada. Playful and sultry vocals permeate her jazzy blues melodies. Hailing from a musical family and holding a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology, this songstress and sea queen draws inspiration from the ballads of her childhood and the harshness and beauty of the natural world.

Astrocolor

Astrocolor

Two-time nominees for Electronic Artist of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards, Astrocolor’s catalogue has over 6 million streams on the major platforms, a loyal following of listeners globally, and significant national Canadian airplay from flagship CBC shows including Drive and Afterdark.

Sivz

Sivz

Sivz is an artist born out of relentless hard work and true passion for the party. Using catchy lyric writing, intricate percussion, simple basslines, and dominant vocals as her ultimate tools for expression, her releases on labels like Monstercat, Force of Habit, Westwood X, NV’D and DeepNHeat have received massive responses from her her dedicated fan base, repetitively landing her records in Beatport’s Top 100 house charts while gaining support from industry players like Nicky Romero, Smalltown DJs, Destructo, Spinnin’ Records and Future House.

Aspen King

Aspen King

Making her debut in 2018, Aspen has gained recognition in the music community performing at events on Vancouver Island. She’s known for getting a crowd moving with her weird house style beats & deep bass that will keep you bumping all night.

DJ All Good

DJ All Good

DJ All Good (Peter Poole) is one of Canada's Premier Turntablists. Starting out rocking houseparties in high school, All Good carries a fun loving, anything goes type of style that always pleases. Love of great music is the foundation that his DJ house is built upon.

Corwin Fox

Corwin Fox

Corwin Fox is a Canadian songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist living on Vancouver Island. Having toured across four continents, Corwin has been spending an increasing amount of time recording and producing other artists across a wide range of genres.

Sean Rodman

Sean Rodman

Sean Rodman is a BC based songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist, who has drawn much of his inspiration and sound from the encompassing rural mountain lifestyle he cherishes. Having captured these roots in his music, he’s taken it across the world, sharing it through songs and performances with his bands and projects. Outside his solo work, Sean is part of live electronic duo Moontricks, as well as a freelance member of Gone Gone Beyond.

Aubnoxiou$

Aubnoxiou$

AUBNOXIOU$ is a First Nations Hip-Hop Artist / DJ & Producer based out of the Comox Valley, BC.
Aubrey Brass a.k.a (AUBNOXIOU$) is Swampy Cree from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation.

one foot chop

one foot chop

one foot chop is Craig Marcuk, artist, musician, and dance caller. As a Caller, Craig, delivers lively energy, strong voice, and fun dances.

DylPrickle

DylPrickle

Always being a fan favorite for any stage he hops on, Dylprickle has made quite the leap in the electronic music world with opening up for the amazing DJ’s such as Pineo & loeb (4 times), Skiitour (3 times), Stylust Beats (2 times), Neon steve, Neighbor, Case of the Mondays and a few more. He’s also jumped on a few festival stages like, Atmosphere Music Festival, Five Acre Shaker and was the #1 voted in by the people for Cumberland Wild.

Jozy & Trombonissimo

Jozy & Trombonissimo

Jozy is a producer, performer, and singer songwriter living on the unceded territories of the K’òmoks First Nation. Their work mixes hip-hop and funk with activism and reflection on their lived experience.

Trombonissimo is a trombone-driven loop pedal sound system who mixes brass, loops, and a beat sequencer in an interactive dance show for all!

Neil's Weather Report

Neil's Weather Report

After developing a knack for music at a young age, Neil has been involved in music for a really long time. Lately he just wants to always be around music, no matter where it is. He's played alongside some great musicians like opening for Snotty Nose Rez Kids and Moontricks, and played Cumblerland Wild, Five Acre shaker and other festivals in B.C.

Sleepy

Sleepy

Sleepy (formerly Sleepwalker) is a pioneer of the underground Northern Vancouver Island electronic music scene. With 25 years’ experience, and countless shows under his belt, Sleepy is known to always deliver a high-energy, top quality set. Sleepy’s technique brings to life a multitude of different sounds through his 4-deck instant remix techno and has the ability to showcase a wide variety; from early night melodic to passionate dark driving baselines. Being one of the originators of the celebrated Carrington Bay parties, his proudest legacy, he has duly earned the title as one of the Godfathers of the North Island Music Scene.