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THE SLOWCAST


Brought to you by the Slowdjs crew, the Slowcast is a monthly podcast showcasing talent from Western Canada and beyond. Mixes by crew members and our extended family will bring you a diverse palate of electronic music with focus on sounds of the future. Check out www.slowdjs.com for upcoming shows, music, photos, and more.

Vol45Bru
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Heartbeats slowcast
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The Gaff
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VRSlowcast

Slowdjs & F as in Frank Present: A Christmas Special w/ Vinyl Ritchie Scott Arkwell, widely known as Vinyl Ritchie (or by his production moniker, Wicked Lester) made a name for himself as an inventive mash-up artist, long before the hipsters and Ableton/Serato remixers started hybridizing newer forms of electronica. In the early days of […]

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8prn_Slowcast_Nov2013

8prn is the alter-ego of Vancouver based experimental producer Patrick Holland. 8prn first grabbed our attention last year with his EP, “Over It”, which has been played out by many industry tastemakers including Cyril Hahn and Ryan Hemsworth. This past winter he followed up “Over It” with his self released EP, “Cunha”. On this project […]

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Sabota_Slowcast_Nov2013

The name “Sabota” comes from the infamous area in Nelson BC, where kids congregate late at night to smoke weed, hook up and watch the sun come up. Both Max Ulis and Robbie Slade have (if somewhat indirect) roots in the area, making it a fitting concept for their collaboration. Their sound is inspired by […]

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Vol.035TigerFresh

Since the age of 14 Mat has been mixing, scratching and making beats, spanning many genres and styles but always having one thing in common – heavy percussion and bass lines which appeals to a wide variety of crowds. His label is up and running (Really Good Recordings) and will feature his own music alongside […]

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Vol.035TigerFresh

Tiger Fresh is a portland/Bay area based dj/producer/graphic designer/artist/illustrator/painter/swashbuckling psycidelic maverick who likes long walks on the beach. Behind the decks expect the blending/creating/live looping of forward thinking, bass centric, hood savvy, culturally eclectic dance music. His sounds are rooted in hiphop, from bumping run dmc in his parents car to beatboxing/free styling at middle […]

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Vol.035DJSoup

Robbie Campbell Soup has been an integral part of the Western Canada music community since 1998.  He has since become heavily involved with Shambhala Music Festival, doing everything from The Pagoda Bookings & Managment, creating custom video mapping, to heading the festivals graphic designing.  Soup LOVES house music and has banged out parties all over […]

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Vol.034U-Tee

Smiling. DJing. Dancing. Promoting. Engineering. Producing. Its easy to say that U-Tee has had a busy year, but that would be an understatement. Working out of the Warehouse Recording Studio, U-Tee has kept himself busy working for the best musicians and producers in North America. If that is not enough, it seems that he lives […]

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Vol.033JGirlManousos

Jenn is part anglo, part Quebecois, part hippy at heart and she secretly dreamed of being a Cirque Du Soleil acrobat growing up in the suburbs of Montreal. Manousos’ interest in Punk and Electronic Dance Music began while living in Greece during his late teen years where he DJed at sunny poolside patios in the […]

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Vol.032Hoola

Hoola Interview:  http://www.slowdjs.com/whats-good/hoola-intervie…living-room-dj/ An original Kootenay disco/house guy, vinyl hoarder, and Shambhala historian/Spiritual Advisor, Hoola is the only name that appears on every single Shambhala flyer since the beginning. One of a few founders of the Kootenay electronic music scene and the Kootenay vibe is now the man behind the Living Room stage beside partner […]

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Vol.31EL-B

El-B originally made his name as part of the legendary Groove Chronicles outfit, being the first artist to bring a dark edge to UK Garage with tracks like ‘Stone Cold’ and ‘1999’. Through his own Ghost Records imprint, El-B has sculpted and defined the modern dubstep sound and famously inspired the prodigious talent of Burial, […]

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Vol.030LEVELS

Sergio Levels (aka Mr Geography / Sandro P.) is a Calgary based artist channeling energy into several creative endeavors. He contributes inspired work to Calgary’s electronic music community, producing, DJing, designing, promoting and teaching electronic music production. Sergio Levels got his start in dance music jamming with Dan Solo at Giant 45, a record shop […]

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Vol.029Dubconscious

The selector known as Dubconscious has come to represent both the east and the western coast of Canada.  Born in Toronto & raised on the jungle & drum’n’bass sounds permeating the city in the late 90s & early 2000s, he developed a taste for hard beats drenched in reggae vibes.  2004 brought a big move […]

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Vol.028YOUTH

EXPENDABLE YOUTH are a duo based out of Vancouver, BC comprised of Matt ExYouth & Jimmy Escobar. Holding it down as one of Blueprint Events’ (Western Canada’s largest electronic music promoter) resident DJs for the past few years, they’ve come to be known and respected for their love & mastery of club music that spans […]

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Vol.027RHOMBUS

STEFAN Z :: Rhombus | My Favorite Robot Recordings :: VAN Producer and Rhombus label head Stefan Zlatarits aka Stefan Z has been surrounded by music his entire life. A strange combination of listening to his fathers Vangelis tapes as a young child in Toronto and playing piano as well as trumpet in the jazz […]

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Vol.026BOGL

Griffin aka BOGL, is a self-taught DJ and music enthusiast originally from Las Vegas, NV. His mystery carries deeper than the hood of his sweater; you never quite know when he will be showcasing all new exclusive music from his friends abroad at some unique Dubstep, Hip Hop, or House music party exposing your ears […]

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Vol24Amac

Calgary, Canada’s A-Mac has impressed since the moment he announced himself on the 108bpm scene. His take on A-Trak’s remix of Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Heads Will Roll helped put North America’s Pacific Northwest on the map as a hotbed for tropical bass’ progression, and positioned himself as one of the pioneers of the Moombahton sound. […]

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Vol.024Zombie

Yan Zombie ————Nelson BC ( Daly City , East Van Digital, Home Breaking) Yan Zombie, member of the “REALLY GOOD” family and main producer for future-rap crew Cyphanex; is a musical enigma and modern day renaissance man whose audio influences and explorations cross many styles and genres of global bass music. Everything from quick-mix funk, […]

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Vol.023HxdB

HxdB Artist Documentary Presented By LOWPASS TV & Slowdjs: http://getgrounded.tv/2013/03/hxdb-artist-documentary-presented-by-lowpass-tv-the-slowdjs/ The trajectory of modern electronic music has been a fascinating study in genre splintering and divergent tastes. In a few short years, we’ve heard the invasion of cutting-edge low-end sound design into all electronic genres, for better or for worse. In the best cases, such […]

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Vol.022Wu

Mr. Wu is a DJ, designer, promoter, screen printer, ninja holding it down on the Westcoast. Whether shaking dance floors or making mixtapes, Mr. Wu’s multi genre DJ sets are sure to take the listener on a sonic journey. He has shared the stage with artists such as Random Rab, Blackalicious, Love and Light, Gladkill, […]

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Vol.021Blondtron

The Slow Spotlight: Blondtron Interview: CLICK HERE! Blondtron is somewhat of an urban myth in Vancouver. Her wild stories of debauchery known across the land, from partying with Die Antwoord, to defeating hordes of women in a mud wrestling competition, the cult of Blondtron knows no bounds. Her production and DJ sets can’t easily be […]

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Vol.020Corn

Danny Corn lives on the vanguard of electronic music, leaving the trends to other people. As a DJ, he is known as an instrumental player in the formation of the “west coast” sound. Over the years Danny Corn has travelled extensively and played with just about everybody who has made moves in the scene. A […]

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Vol.019Ulis

A DJ going on 13 years, Max Ulis was first inspired by the sounds of house, trip hop, and early drum and bass. With the formation of Vancouver’s Lighta! Sound and the success of New Form’s Dubforms parties headed by Malcolm Levy and Michael Red, Max gained ground as one of North America’s first dubstep […]

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Vol.018Woodhead

What happens after someone who has spent years touring the dive bars of North America, sleeping on stranger’s couches, eating cigarettes and coffee for breakfast, honing their bass chops in bands that played everything from punk to jazz? They wise up, step out of the van, take their hard-earned musical lessons and become one of […]

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Vol.017Barisone

Santa Cruz native Bryan Barisone has been gathering a loyal following around his base in Portland, Oregon and across the West Coast for his crucial mixes of hip hop, soul, dancehall and future bass music.  Special emphasis on cohesive yet genre-bending sets makes Barisone a favorite with both the heads and the dance floor and […]

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Vol.016Willisist

Since 2007 Willisist has been a major player in Vancouver’s bass music scene, heading the SHAHdjs for a DnB revival across the city.  Producing well over 100 shows he’s had opening and closing slots for the likes of Netsky, Noisia, Sub Focus,  Dub Fx, Alix Perez, Pendulum, Drumsound, Sate of Mind, as well as countless […]

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Vol.015Firstdate

It wasn’t long after they met when First Date realized they should be banging out soulful music together. They share an instant chemistry, not only with each other but with the dance floor as well. With their mutual unwillingness to familiarize with genre elitism, First Date can be found playing everything under the sun. Inspired by the […]

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Vol.014Librarian

Currently living in Squamish BC, The Librarian is the Co-Founder and Musical Director of Bass Coast Festival.  A familiar name in BC’s bass music community. The Librarian produces a unique blend of bass music that defies categorization. Her sound is rooted in low end frequencies and soulful melody.  Exquisite taste in music, her sets are […]

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Vol13Romeo

Wax Romeo is undoubtedly the world’s greatest lover, but when he’s done blowing kisses at the mirror, he can be found whipping out evvy choons in the studio, or playing his Friday night residency at Calgary’s Hifi Club. His father, a well-dressed thief known for carrying a cache of weapons inside a steel drum, taught […]

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Vol.12RhiaWellbelove

Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Rhia Wellbelove has been spinning records for over ten years. Influenced by world travels, Rhia brings out a diverse brand of deep house, and techno to the dance floor. She has gone from strength to strength obtaining a four-year residency at Vancouver’s best electronic night ‘Believe’ to headlining some […]

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Vol.011Hatchmatik

Emerging from Montréal’s famed Peer Pressure party crew, Matt Morein, aka DJ Hatchmatik (Hatch) is a world- renowned DJ/producer living and working in Montréal, Canada. Initially a b-boy turned professional dancer and visual artist, the rise of peer pressure marked Hatch’s shift to focusing on music full-time. As Peer Pressure parties gained word of mouth […]

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Vol10Demoe

It’s not the destination so much as the journey, and with that in mind Vancouver’s SAM DEMOE has truly taken music’s scenic route. From checking mics and cutting it up on Vancouver Island as a young hiphop enthusiast to DJ’n alongside some of Electronic Dance Music’s most colourful characters, Sam has kept one mantra in […]

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Vol9ricco

r i c c o has been a DJ for more than 9 years. His collection of records is an eclectic mish mash of House, Hip-Hop, World, Soul, Future Disco, Dubstep, Cliq-Hop, Funk and rare classics. Together with his love for music, and inspiration from the world he has managed to carve himself a niche […]

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Vol8Armstrong

Joel likes house music, especially the deep dirty house music. He also enjoys long walks on the beach, collecting oversized driftwood and drinking beer. By day he counts manhole covers while walking to work and by night he moonlights as a professional couch safety inspector. Sometimes he cooks food and takes life way too seriously. […]

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Vol.007Swift

Hip-hop and electronic music have long been on a re-collision course since they went their separate ways after the late 80′s hip-house craze and Bevvy Swift has been charting that shit the whole way. Whether he’s making glitch-hop, wonky, purple, future, or (insert other disposable buzzword here)… Bevvy has always made music that reflects both […]

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Vol.6Neighbour

“This is a 90-odd minute mix I did right here in my living room, using 2 Turntables and a Rane TTM57. No edits or fixes, just a raw session from the East Van headquarters. Some new exclusives from Nurvous, Fort Knox, and Homebreakin, along with some stuff i’ve been loving all year. I’ll be at […]

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Vol5Rude

Amenda brings you a groovy, deep fuse of house and garage specifically for the sophisticated bass lover’s appetite. This half-British/half-German bass freak embraces her quirky roots in UK Garage, while scratching the surface of Deutschland for her first Slowdjs podcast. Upcoming Shows: Saturday May 5th – Tunnel Nightclub, Vancouver May 18th – Electric Owl, Vancouver […]

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VOL4SOO

DJ SOO steadfastly (some say stubbornly) refuses to be pigeonholed in any specific genre or style. Long considered one of Vancouver’s best party-rocking DJs, SOO has spent the last decade perfecting his craft and honing his skills – mixing, cutting, scratching and blending a wide range of different styles while keeping heads nodding and bodies […]

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Vol.3Erica

Erica Dee is a vocalist-DJ-emcee who is determined to break all the rules. A multi-talented dynamo who’s been performing for over a decade. The Boston-born and Canadian-raised talent, is a singer and DJ with a reputation for instantly engaging her audience via spontaneous vocal outbursts and booty shaking antics. She has managed to fuse electronic […]

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SlowcastVol2

With sets ranging from big booty bass and spacey house to hip hop and club music one thing is for sure: Ryan Wells always proves to bring out big smiles and down-low dance moves. His keen sense for forward thinking music is also reaching his production game which has been a gaining momentum over the […]

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Episode001

Otherwise known as Techstyles, Vinnie the Squid has been a Dj for over 15 years specializing in flawlessly blending House, Hip-Hop, Breaks, and Funk; mashing them up perfectly with 80s, Rock, Disco, and Classics. Over the last 10 years Vinnie has become known as a solid producer, starting the Classic House Label Swank Logic, under […]

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