Monster Energy + Beach Fire Entertainment present ..
plus Slynk & Mt. Doyle
Thursday, March 7 2019
Dancers provided by: Influx
Advance tickets: $20.00 – Available Now at Eventbrite http://bit.ly/ASKILLZyyj
In stores Jan 18th at Lyle’s Place + The Strathcona Hotel Front desk
A.Skillzz (Fingerlickin Records / Jam City / Insane Bangers)
A.Skillz is a true party rocker behind the turntables, captivating crowds with his ability to embrace all aspects of music that he takes inspiration from and mash them up into a unique cocktail, infused with his own signature flavour of funk. With his DJ bookings taking him to the four corners of the world, he has appeared on stages big and small and no matter what venue or style, he always brings the house down…Having clocked upover six million plays on his Soundcloud page, his records have gained the support of the biggest names in the industry, from Jazzy Jeff to Pete Tong, Annie Mac to Zane Lowe, whilst his DJ mixes have won over an army of supporters and resulted in him being commissioned by Radio 1 to put together a special DJ mix fortheir Beatles tribute night, that even had Paul McCartney tapping his feet. His James Bond mini mix is the only ever mix to be played on every daytime show on Radio 1 in the UK, whilst his productions have appeared in films, TV adverts and many a computergame.His label Jam City has released, alongside his own work, tracks from the likes of DJ Yoda, Doorly, the Cuban Brothers, Afrika Bambaataa, Jungle Brothers, Nightmares on Wax, Mica Paris to name a few, whilst his productions have seem him collaborate with a selection of some of the industry’s finest names including; Kurtis Blow, Dr Luke, Nasa, Krafty Kuts, DJ Numark, Beardyman, Nick Thayer and Z trip.
SLYNK – (Australia) – (Adapted / Ghetto Funk / Disco Cakes )
Naturally gifted with a musical ear, Evan aka Slynk flirted at first with a range of classical instruments including piano, guitar and drums, but it’s when He started experimenting with sampling and sound design that the wheels were ultimately set in motions.
From his first gigs in an underground New York inspired café in his hometown of Brisbane, to his first International appearance at Shambala’s Fractal Forest, in 2009, 5 years had gone by – 5 years spent refining his skills and experimenting and educating himself and his fans with mash up productions of classic hip hop, ingrained with rare and funky, rhythmically savvy grooves.
With the overwhelming support and love from the world’s most respected funky breaks producers behind him, Slynk’s reputation has been growing strong with now numerous releases on several labels under his belt (Jalapeno Records, Goodgroove, and Discocakes just to name a few).
His timeless nu-funk electro boogie bravado has met the public with an overwhelming enthusiasm, climbing the charts in more than one occasion as in the case of the robust bass treatment and hip-punishing live drum swing He reserved for his re-work of Ed Solo & Deekline’s “No No No!” that comfortably sat at number one in Juno’s best Selling Single Chart.
His fourth appearance at Fractal Forest in 2013 brought his unstoppable Forward Momentum to a new level with a set that not only constitutes his best credentials to day but also consecrated his name to the West Coast Funk Nation.
Nothing more than another step in spreading his instant-smile-provoking-supreme-’80s-funk-flavored boogie, Slynk moved to British Columbia at the beginning of the summer of 2013 to complete his conquering of the New World and, as an Ambassador of Funk, he is now getting ready to share his love for music with the rest of the world.
Mt. Doyle is a product of his environment… The outstanding electronic music scene of Vancouver Island. Originally a purveyor of fine Drum n Bass, Doyle has expanded his horizons to include Funk, House, Hip-Hop and Bass, all with his soulful west coast flavor. Over the years Mt. Doyle has played lounges, clubs and festivals all over B. C. including The Commodore Ballroom and The Tall Tree Festival 6 years in a row. In that time he’s shared the stage with international heavyweights Aphrodite, Funkanomics, Serial Killaz, Slynk, Netsky, Camo & Krooked and Andy C, not to mention many of the west coast’s finest. With a mountainous lust for music and versatile style, Mt. Doyle will keep bodies moving any time any place with whatever the hell he wants.