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ill.Gates is a Toronto-based composer, performer and educator. Over the past 16 years, he has established a global fanbase and a reputation as one of the most dynamic electronic music artists around. He regularly tours across North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Gates has headlined at such festivals as Burning Man, Shambala, the World Electronic Music Festival and the New Orleans Jazz Festival. His first full-length release, Autopirate (Muti Music, 2008) charted and continues to sell strongly. His upcoming triple album The ill.Methodology and accompanying online course are highly anticipated. Gates was recently selected as one of the Next 100 by URB Magazine.
Many of his contemporaries cite ill.Gates as a key artistic influence and inspiration in their music. While on tour, Gates frequently teaches workshops to grateful and attentive audiences, in which he shares his highly effective approach to producing quality finished music as well as insights into the mentality and strategies necessary to succeed in the music business.
British Columbia, Canada
JPOD's signature sound combines dropkick drums, bobblehead bass and intelligent instrumentation that uniquely represents the flowering West-Coast Canada flavor.
With highly original productions, remixes and an innovative DJ style, JPOD's live performances never fail to impress listeners and dancers alike, invariably creating an army of smiling faces.
In addition JPOD runs a cutting-edge digital label called Swing Set Sounds which is aimed not only at providing great music but also various tools for new wave producers and remix DJs. Having toured in Western Canada, Australia and West Coast US at both clubs and festivals, JPOD continues to energetically spread his sound to all open ears.
Los Angeles, CA
Juakali is a Los Angeles resident, Brooklyn transplant and native of Trinidad and Tobago. He has traveled the world in recent years performing, collaborating with cutting edge artists and igniting audiences in Tokyo, Johannesburg, Amsterdam, Karlovy Vary, Dortmund, Mumbai, to name a few. In 2006, following his FIFA World Cup performances, EGO Magazine described Juakali as an artist "on the forefront of the Reggae, Jungle and burgeoning Dubstep scene in the US and around the world."
He is the host of North America's first and premier dubstep event, Dub War in New York City, reviewed and revered by The New York Times, Frank151, URB Magazine, among others. Juakali also brings his talent to Sub Swara, a live electronic crew based in New York City that "deal with the most fascinating melt of sound - beats and bass laced with the elemental voice of Juakali...pure heaven..."
(PRESSHA & KAT1LYST)
In early 2010 two Seattle based musicians Pressha & Kat1lyst who shared the same passion for pushing bass heavy Dub Step and Mid Tempo sounds hailing from the "left coast", combined their creative energy, forming the duo Partners in Grime. The unique blend of deep melodies, heavy whomps, and funky glitched out laser bass that these two always serve up proper will leave you desperate for more.
Unlike many seasoned DJs who stick to the tried and true, Jameson breaks rank and is as versatile as he is vested. Jameson uses his steady skills to bring fresh sounds to life on dance floors no matter where he is playing. Always on-point and never scared, Jameson is currently injecting the electronic music community with a fierce energy and his unique take on Tech House/Booty-Tech, delivering set
s dusted with minimal and laced with a little techno and house as well.
Some people have been around the block, but Jameson has been around the country on a carpet of magic beats since he started spinning records in 1996, mixing at rave parties and dance clubs in the North West region.
Jameson's earnest energy and straightforward style is a welcome refreshment in the laid-back land of rain. His sharpened talents have taken him to stages in Memphis, St. Paul, Atlanta, Portland, San Diego, Sacramento, Victoria and Vancouver BC, Canada.
You can catch Jameson on several podcasts including Mocean District, JoJoElectro and Plasmodium Radio.
With a collection of solid mixes out that highlight his versatility, smart mixing skills and track selection,Jameson continues to prove that he has been around for well over a decade for a reason and will no doubt be slinging beats on the dance floors of tomorrow as well.
Powered by bass-driven music and extremely low frequencies, Physix has manifested himself to deliver subsonic performances from distant and remote parts of quantum reality. A dimension that the human brain cannot fully comprehend. Faces will melt and brains will rot before Physix as he twists and bends the flow of and essence of quantum space right before your eyes.
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1325 East Madison
Seattle, WA 98122
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