Ivy Lab: Interview with Dub Selekta

Ivy Lab: Interview with Dub Selekta

Since their inception, Ivy Lab has been challenging the pre-set ideas of what constitutes genres like Drum and Bass and Hip Hop. Blending and pushing the preconceived boundaries of these individual styles, they have been at the forefront of the Half Time movement since its outset.
Top 10 Albums: Michael Red (Bass Coast Feature)

Top 10 Albums: Michael Red (Bass Coast Feature)

Michael Red has been one of our favourite artists to experience in a live festival setting. With a large depth of musical knowledge, he plays with sounds across the music spectrum to create a truly unique connection for those experiencing his performances. 
2016 Festival Mix Series: Watch Your Step - Naasko (Bass Coast)

2016 Festival Mix Series: Watch Your Step – Naasko (Bass Coast)

Bass Coast Festival is gearing up for their eighth annual event and we’re beyond excited to be covering the 2016 festivities again this summer! We have a great series lined up with features from artists that will be gracing the grounds of Bass Coast this year. Helping us kick things...
CHAMPION SOUND (Jungle themed all nighter) Recap

CHAMPION SOUND (Jungle themed all nighter) Recap

We want to reach out and say thank you to everyone that attended our first Champion Sound event! 
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Netsky & Chill Tour - Vancouver (Feb 19, 2016)

Netsky & Chill Tour – Vancouver (Feb 19, 2016)

The lineup outside goes way up the block, but everyone is in good spirits. It’s a sell out on Friday at Celebrities to see Netsky;  the Drum and Bass sensation from Belgium.
CHAMPION SOUND (Jungle themed all nighter) with LEVRIGE

CHAMPION SOUND (Jungle themed all nighter) with LEVRIGE

We’re very excited to announce the first installment of our newest series, Champion Sound, with a jungle themed all nighter!
Shambhala Music Festival 2016 Headliners Announced!

Shambhala Music Festival 2016 Headliners Announced!

It’s always a good day when a festival drops their lineup, but it’s especially exciting when it’s coming from our good friends over at Shambhala Music Festival! Gearing up for their 19th annual event, Shambhala is turning of age and is planning one of their funnest parties yet to celebrate!
Mooves: Exclusive Mix for Dub Selekta

Mooves: Exclusive Mix for Dub Selekta

Canada is quite fortunate to have a pretty stellar group of individuals that continue to push the Juke and Footwork sound. So we’re feeling extra lucky to have one of those individuals, Mooves, included in our Dub Selekta mix series! 
Bass Coast announces their first wave of 2016 artists!

Bass Coast announces their first wave of 2016 artists!

Well known for their innovative music lineup, sustainable practices and year round support of local visual and performing artists, Bass Coast is gearing up for their 8th annual event from July 8-11th! The independent music festival, nestled in the heart of Merritt’s Nichola Valley, is ready to bring on the summer festivities and has just...
DJ Dubconscious - Live At Shambhala 2015 (The Living Room Stage)

DJ Dubconscious – Live At Shambhala 2015 (The Living Room Stage)

We are coming up to the 2016 festival season pretty quick, and what better way to get in the mood than by reliving the fun from last year?
15 Minutes of DJ Madd Mixed by Outsider

15 Minutes of DJ Madd Mixed by Outsider

We are exactly one week out from DJ Madd touching down in Victoria for the start of his Winter Maddness tour!
Dub Selekta Podcast 42: KIRTAY & SMASHA - 50 Shades of Bass

Dub Selekta Podcast 42: KIRTAY & SMASHA – 50 Shades of Bass

While almost hard to believe, we at Dub Selekta are bringing you our FOURTH annual Valentine’s Day mix – 50 Shades of Bass!!! The Valentine’s Day mix has become one of our favourite features on Dub Selekta, as it allows us to explore the various reaches of Drum and Bass, whilst still accentuating the ‘sexier’...
DJ MADD with DJ ANGER, BRYX, OUTSIDER & RHYTHMICON (Feb 24) - Upstairs Cabaret

DJ MADD with DJ ANGER, BRYX, OUTSIDER & RHYTHMICON (Feb 24) – Upstairs Cabaret

We’ve very excited to be collaborating with LIT WEDNESDAYS and Urban Therapy to bring you DJ Madd!
Dub Selekta Podcast 41: Metafloor

Dub Selekta Podcast 41: Metafloor

Things have been a bit quiet around these parts since the craziness of festival season has died down but we’ve got just the thing to kick things into action – a new mix! Coming with a set of pure fiya for our 41st instalment of the podcast series is Calgary based Metafloor!
Rifflandia 2015: Recap and Photo Series

Rifflandia 2015: Recap and Photo Series

Each September, for the last few years anyways, we’ve wrapped up our annual summer festival run with the Rifflandia Festival. Located in our homebase of Victoria BC, Rifflandia is a city-based festival that mirrors similar festivals like the Decibel Festival and Mutek with a variety of styles of music, options for interactive participation at day...
Shambhala 2015: A Photo Series by Fraser Evans

Shambhala 2015: A Photo Series by Fraser Evans

This year, we sent our good friend Fraser “Phrase” Evans to Shambhala Music Festival with the goal of documenting his experiences. With his film cameras in tow, he embarked on capturing shots of the people, music and art that he encountered.