Archive for the ‘mainslider’ Category

Music at Night 076 with special guest Calvin Pepper (Monday October 23)

Residing in Burlington, Ontario and DJ’ing mostly in Toronto and Hamilton, Calvin Pepper is a techno DJ / producer usually leaning towards a darker / warehouse sound with his original productions and the sets he plays, but also enjoys groovy tech house / deep house, and even some tasteful prog.

Growing up he listened to mostly alternative rock, rap and hip hop. At the age of 20 is when he got into dance music specifically, and purchased his first controller to learn the basics of mixing electronic music.

Now a regular at clubs such as Comfort Zone, SoundXchange, Nest, Coda, O-Lounge, Club 77, The Underground, Fluid Room, Bunker ect Calvin has shared the Deck’s with the likes of Jay Lumen, D-Unity, Croatia Squad, Sleepy Tom, Deko-ze, Jay Force, Manzone & Strong, Addy, Joee Cons and Jonathan Rosa to name a few.

On the production side of things he’s managed to get tracks on some very credible labels including 2 of D-Unity’s – Beat Therapy Records and District Audio. Some other well known label’s he’s on include Airtaxi, Egothermia, Delta Sound, Major League, AtomicDeep, and Joiku.

Music at Night 075 with special guests Roman Shades (Monday September 25)

The Italo-Canadiese techno DJs/Producers hailing from Rome and Toronto are no strangers to the dance floor. Both being involved with playing and creating music their entire lives, they are now using their skills and techniques to create and innovate techno to share their music with the world. Their dark style mixed with euphoric vibes is a perfect blend of sounds that keeps listeners always craving more and loving the moment. Keep your ears and eyes open for Roman Shades, as they’re sure to be making an impact in the scene with their unique dark style.

Music at Night 074 with special guest Roberto Paolo (Monday August 28)

Roberto hails from just outside Toronto, Canada and has been DJ’ing for over 15 years. Specializing in Deep, Tech and Techno, he creates a journey for all who listen, as an escape from the ordinary and to slip into Sinfully Mixed bliss.

Music at Night 073 with special guests Casualties of Sound (Monday July 24)

Casualties of Sound are a Canadian electronic music duo hailing from Toronto. Consisting of Los Angeles-born Alan Guzman and Toronto-native Ronald Gourlay, together they embody a magnetic sound ranging from hard techno to dark progressive. Current residents at Coda and former residents at Footwork, Ronald and Alan display conscious showmanship as they satiate crowds with a well-curated and unexpected journey.

Look for their forthcoming release on Downpour Recordings with Guyus Grey

Music at Night 072 with special guest Barry Rooke (Monday May 22)

Barry Rooke (Formerlly DJ Ampz) has been DJing since 1999. His radio show, Amplified Radio Presents, is syndicated on 20 FM stations across Canada with over 800 episodes. His sound widely varies, playing alongside such names as Above & Beyond to Steve Aoki to Carlo Lio.

Music at Night 071 with special guest Baghead (Monday April 24)

BagHead has set himself apart from the flock. With over 10 years experience as an artist in the Toronto underground, this often controversial DJ has learned to always believe in the music. Often blurring the lines between Techno, tech-house, House and Minimal, his passion driven sets are for music lovers and dancers alike.

Guest mix for D.I. Radio for www.musicatnight.com
Gallery Appearances
Acid lounge Appearances
Numerous chart rankings on Mixcloud
Opening Sets for Internationals:
Sayeed Younan (IRQ) ,Jay Frog (Ger) Mladin Tomic (HVT), Deko-ze (CAN), Terrence Parker (DET) Miguel Bastida (SPN), Stefano Kosa (ITL) Ant Brooks (U.K.)

“Becoming a regular At The Comfort Zone was special for obvious reasons, having spent many hours on the other side of the decks, as a patron, and obtaining an ear for that undeniable CZ sound.”

Music at Night 070 with special guest Staccato (Monday March 27)

I’m going to keep this short and sweet and just get to the point. I am Staccato, a passionate producer who resides in Toronto. I am here to make people move. My music reflects some of my darker side, full of atmosphere and lots of different elements. I aim to have the listener needing to hear the whole track to get the full story. I appreciate the time any one takes to listen to my music.

thank you every one 😀

Up coming releases on Spliced Vinyl Recordings , 6N7 Music, OxyTech Records as well as Antarctic records.

listen to me:
www.soundcloud.com/staccato_toronto
facebook.com/IamStaccato

Music at Night 069 with special guest Leiya (Monday January 23rd)

Not everything is black and white.
Things are not always as they seem.
Everyone has a story to tell.
The story of Leiya can be heard through her music.
Just listen.

Highly influenced through life experiences, Leiya infuses her music with the highs and lows that have been a part of her path. Passionate about the emotional journey music takes the human soul on, techno and tech house have been the most awakening style of music for her, with strong influences from Anja Schneider, ANNA and Nina Kraviz. From intimate nightclubs settings to large festival crowds, Leiya’s ability to read her audiences have earned her club residencies, festival gigs and openings for many international DJs.

Leiya’s roster of shows played is impressive, including Los Angeles’ Red Bull Private Party, Habitat Living Sound, Cancun’s Mandala Beach Club and the Future Forest Music & Arts Festival. As crowds dance and sway to her sets, Leiya is able to awaken memories within her listeners, taking them to a place of blissful escape, safe in the confines of her control. Prepare to get lost in the music.

Strangers turn to family.
Cast your worries aside.
Let go.
Leiya.

Music at Night Year Mix 2016 (Episode 068)

As the year draws to a close its time again for my picks for some of the best tracks of 2016. In this two hour mix you will hear tracks by producers such as Pan Pot, Cirez D, Matador, Enrico Sangiuliano, UMEK, Oliver Giacomotto, and many many more. Thank you to all the DJs and producers that made 2016 a great year for techno music. Thanks to Digitally Imported for airing my show. Last but not least huge thanks to all the listeners, youre the reason I do this.

Music at Night 067 with special guest BOSH (Monday November 28)

BOSH is a producer and record collector from Waterdown Ontario. At the young age of 15 under the alias Ty-G he produced UK garage. His tracks had support from djs in the UK like Mosca, Troy Gunner, and Eton Messy to name a few. When he came of age he gained a deep love for underground dance music. Inspired by experiences in Toronto after-hours clubs, he embarked on a quest to collect the rawest underground dance music records from around the world. Listen to this all vinyl mix featuring a selection of rare and up and coming tracks with a few classics thrown in.