Swelling in primordial pulses and wholloping whoops, the tacit tones of Vancouver Island’s Shane Philip’s didgeridoo hold the power to still listeners into silence or encourage audiences to rise up in a tribal swell of intoxicating spirit — with sometimes but a heartbeat in between. Meanwhile his hands will be skilfully juggling between shaking up rhythms with his aslatua, driving the dance floor with his djembe and sliding out grooves on his Weissenborn-style guitar while his foot taps in earthshaking electronic kicks wherever they might fit. He is a one-man show weaving sounds that inspire audiences anywhere he goes.
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Hatiras clearly loves to DJ. I would say he’s definitely one of the planet’s top electronic music DJs & producers. He’s produced loads of mind-bending and butt-wiggling music — over 100 releases! He’s won two Juno Awards, a Socan Award for most radio play in Canada and multiple nominations. He owns and operates two record labels (Hatrax and Blow Media ). This man has sold over half million records worldwide. Continue reading ‘Haitras in profile: Mind-bender’
From the desert heat of his country of origin to the winter rigours of Canada, Sultan has travelled a road quite out of the ordinary. In the past four years Sultan has established himself as one of the most innovative and respectable djs and producers in the electronic dance scene. Sultan has had releases on various labels including Deep Dish’s Yoshitoshi label and John Digweed’s Bedrock Breaks Label, as well as several compilations appearances including Global Underground 25: Toronto mixed by Deep Dish, Tiesto’s In Search of Sunrise 4, Dave Seaman’s Renaissance Masters, Deep Dish’s George Is On which features Deep Dish vs Dire Straits – Flashing for Money(Sultan Club/Radio Mix), hailed as being the worlds first ever legally cleared mash up/remix garnering praise from the electronic dance scene as well as rock legends Dire Straits. Continue reading ‘Sultan in profile: Connected’