Friday, March 13, 2009

Smalltown DJs...

Cowtown's most famous dj-duo are at Shine tonight, tearin it up & hopefully turning the place into a sweatbox. You can check out some of their tracks on their myspace page but their dj sets are where it's really at. I snagged the mix below from Discobelle a couple of months back so it'sa bit older but check it & you'll see what i mean...

Smalltown DJ's - Discobelle Mix:

Download: Discobelle Mix.mp3


Tuesday, March 10, 2009


keepin (kinda) on the electro ghettoblaster theme, today's the global release of the director's cut of Kingstonlogic2.0 - extra-nice jamaican electro from Kingston's own Terry Lynn. Go to Terry Lynn's site to check out some more of her beats & some great photographs courtesy of The Afflicted Yard if you wanna learn more (& you should wanna...).

I can't speak for authenticity, but Lynn's got these dirty electro tracks that seem to speak more to the daily Kingston grind than partying & sex - which, i dunno, maybe it's just me but that's kind of a nice break sometimes, yeah???

check out more of what Lynn's go to say.

& on that note, check out The Afflicted Yard's site too, you won't be sorry...

Kingstonlogic 2.0 below - this one's from, but the full version is here.

Kingstonlogic 2.0 / Directors Cut from Rickards Bros. on Vimeo.

& if ya don't know, well now ya know...


Saturday, March 7, 2009


Last night of Midforms tonite!!! Soul of Man, Myagi, Neighbor, Precise & Kraig, & hosted by MC Think Tank. The night's've been great so far so if you haven't checked it out yet now's your last chance!!! lot's more info on all the acts at clubzone

& in the spirit of all things hip hop & break check out this ghetto blaster...

I know that looks like a CD in this pic, but it's a turntable (believe me, i checked...)

A couple more from the boombox setup...

yup, that one's got a keyboard on it... (didn't make any noise tho...)

Wednesday, March 4, 2009


New Form Festival's doing Midforms09 this weekend - Mar5-7 at the Great Northern Way Campus (the one UBC, SFU, & Emily Carr share). 3 nights, 3 themes: Mosaic Sounds, TechForms, & Breaksform plus loads of new media art & exhibits like cos&fx's Visual Soundscape Lounge, James Phillips' Social History of the Ghetto Blaster (below):

or this wild collection of dozens of tiny, servo-controlled mirrors from Heliomatrix (just a taster, the full exhibit should be much more involved...):

Exhibits are free from 1pm-4pm on Fri & Sat. More info here.

dj sets & shows run from 9pm on every night. tix at beatstreet, zulu, highlife, & clubzone