Tag: rave

DEAD AIR BASS 43 (DEFINITION OF HARDCORE) ((JUNE 2017))

My journey, as a DJ and MC, really got its start with the blisteringly fast, kick drum led genre we know as HARDCORE. With only 7 episodes left in the DAB series, it’s only right that I dedicate an hour to the sounds that started it all for me. If you have a raving background…



DEAD AIR BASS 40 (DICK OR NO DICK: THE SOUNDTRACK) ((FEBRUARY 2017))

There’s this amazing bar night in Toronto, called DICK OR NO DICK. It’s an absolute riot and it has inspired me to put together a full hour of songs all about… you guessed it… DICK! This is going to be the filthiest episode of DAB yet. Probably ever.



DEAD AIR BASS 35 (#MCADAY2016: A BOOTLEG TRIBUTE TO THE BEASTIE BOYS) ((AUGUST 2016))

August 20th is MCA DAY in Brooklyn, NY. For the 3rd consecutive year, I’ll be getting ready for it by throwing down an hour of BOOTLEGS, MASHUPS, REMIXES, RARITIES, and ORIGINALS, all featuring the incredible music of THE BEASTIE BOYS. Honestly, I think this 3rd edition is the best one yet. If you’re a B-Boys…



ELECTRIC STAR PRODUCTIONS – DANCE NIGHT ’95 PROMO MIXES

An explosive new force is bubbling up from the underground, in Toronto, this summer. ELECTRIC STAR PRODUCTIONS (ESP) is a collective of veteran DJs coming together to throw exceptional events and people are taking notice.



***THE DRUGS*** a rant by GOBS

We live in a drug culture.

I’m talking specifically about the electronic music scene, but I could just as easily be talking about Western culture, in general. Everyone is on something. I, personally, try to stay away from…



DEAD AIR BASS 029 (ULTIMATE RAVER MIX: WEDDING EDITION) ((DECEMBER 2015))

In early October, I had the honour of travelling to Costa Rica, to DJ a wedding for 2 of the best people in the world. Juliana & James, the bride & groom, picked out all the tunes. I just took care of the mixing. The result is really a musical collaboration between 3 very…



DEAD AIR BASS 028 (HALLOWEEN WRAP UP 2015) ((NOVEMBER 2015))

Halloween is not officially over until I’ve dropped my annual HALLOWEEN WRAP UP show. This is gonna be an hour of horror anthems, low end heavy and raver friendly. The perfect conclusion to another great season, specially designed for the Halloween fanatic.



DEAD AIR ELECTRO 032 (Featuring SPYDABROWN) ((JUNE 2015))

Not only is it summer; not only is it PRIDE WEEK in Toronto, but on JUNE 26, the debut EP from my Electro project, MADE BY WORMZ, will be dropping, care of HARD ELECTRONIC. Wait, there’s more… The head honcho at London’s PLAY DEEP STUDIOS, SPYDABROWN,



DEAD AIR ELECTRO 028 (with MIKEY PALERMO) ((FEBRUARY 2015))

I’m totally excited that the first guest host of 2015 is MIKEY PALERMO. He’s one of the most promising young producers in the Toronto underground, and the man responsible for one of my favourite remixes of the past year. He’s also the proud father of an 8 week old puppy, named Sandwich, whom I’m…



THROWBACK THURSDAYS: BEFORE GABBER THERE WAS HOLY NOISE

OLDSCHOOL RAVERS, this Thursday is yours!

 

HOLY NOISE

  Before PAUL ELSTAK would go on to become the single most important figure in the development of HARD DANCE culture, he was one third of a pioneering RAVE…