Friday April 6, 2012

Fresh off his monster track “Tomahawk” alongside BT and out on Armin Van Buuren’s Armind imprint, ADAM K drops a serious bomb with a tough main room prog stormer.  After a brief hiatus, Hotbox Digital returns with an absolute monster of a track that showcases our very own DVAS “Questions” getting the royal remix treatment.

This mix has been getting serious heat from Adam’s SiriusXM Radio show, and Podcast, as well as in his live sets. It has become a standout track just in time for Miami!

Also included on the trance tip from Toronto’s rising talent Enton Mushi who brings a driving, melodic remix that layers the lush vocal over rolling percussion and smooth chord progressions.

Lastly, 2 time Juno award winner James

Bradshaw gives us a more chilled out, luscious club mix perfect for early night grooves or terrace vibes that brilliantly showcases DVAS’ rich vocals over moody, memorable synths.

Available exclusively on Beatport DVAS “Questions” Remixes by Adam K, Enton Mushi Music, and James Bradshaw. Download here

Check out  a preview of Adam K’s mix on YouTube

Wednesday April 4, 2012

Cadence Weapon just returned from 4 ON FIRE SXSW shows where he previewed the new album live. See him tear it up with Saul Williams and Spoek Mathambo this Friday night at Canadian Music Fest…

Jagermeister Union Events Presents:
Saul Williams w/ Spoek Mathambo, Cadence Weapon
The Great Hall
Friday March 23, 2012 @ 9:00PM
1087 Queen Street West
19+ All Canadian Music Fest wristbands accepted

Check out NOW Magazine’s show preview here

Friday March 23, 2012

If you haven’t checked out this pop gem… come to the Blackburn Radio Showcase tonight at the Drake Hotel!

Currently recording their debut album, Christien Summers have shared the stage with Nightbox, the Balconies, Memoryhouse and Meligrove Band to rave reviews!

“Christien Summers fuse prime ’70s dance beats with electronic sounds, striking an excellent balance between vintage sounds and modern sensibility” chartattack

Blackburn Radio Showcase:
Christien Summers (8PM), Royal Canoe, These Electric Lives, Aerials Up
Drake Hotel Underground
Thursday March 22, 2012 @ 8PM
1150 Queen St West
19+ All Canadian Music Fest wristbands accepted
More Info

Download Christien Summers ‘Cloud One’ mixtape here:


Thursday March 22, 2012

Another SXSW flashes by! Tough to keep in touch in real time… so for those who weren’t with us in Austin, here’s the rundown!

Shout out’s to CBC Radio 3MSN CanadaMTVAUX TVM for MontrealBrooklyn VeganI Guess I’m FloatingRed Eyethe Hood InternetDoldrumsGrimesArbutus Records4ADPop MontrealThe Fader FortBeats by DreConverse, and all our new homies for kicking it with us

Cadence kicks off the festival at the inaugural ESCAPES PARTY at Club 1808.
Check soon for Cadence Weapon interview with Matt Schichter and live footage from this hype performance

Cadence Weapon performing at M for Montreal/Bumbershoot Showcase at the Spill
Pop Matters show review.  .

Cadence Weapon broadcasting live on CBC Radio 3 from the Canada House balcony
View more photos here.

Cadence Weapon commands the crowd from his chair!
At the “I Guess I’m Floating”/Ultra8521/Small Plates Party
Check out his interview with AUX TV just prior to the show

Cadence Weapon takes over after DJ CO-OP jumps the railing into the swimming pool, abandoning the decks.

Cadence Weapon gets interviewed by the lovely Karen Civil from Beats by Dre at The Fader Fort
Special thanks to The FaderBeats by Dre, and Converse for your hospitality!

Closing SXSW with a major blowout; literally…as Main Attracktionz blows the house speakers before Cadence Weapon takes the stage at Brooklyn Vegan’s Hip Hop party that included stellar performances by Fat Tony and Rittz

Cadence performs new track ‘Get On Down’ (produced by Doldrums)
from his forthcoming album ‘Hope in Dirt City’ with Doldrums Saturday Night at the Spill

2012 SXSW that’s a wrap!

Wednesday March 21, 2012

Cadence Weapon continues to firmly establish his legacy as a sonic pioneer while constantly pushing the rap and electronic music envelope. Following his critically acclaimed, Polaris Music Prize nominated albums Breaking Kayfabe and Afterparty Babies and a two-year term as Edmonton’s Poet Laureate, he returns with his new album “Hope In Dirt City” this Spring. A clearly defined and emotionally mature statement of intent, “Hope In Dirt City” represents the culmination of these experiences. Composed of a unique hybrid of psychedelic soul, old school rap, IDM and mutant disco, “Hope In Dirt City” is a ground-breaking achievement in hip-hop. Cadence Weapon has returned to bring rap back to its essence

Stream or Download new track ’88 (prod. Grimes) here

“Erstwhile poet laureate and current purveyor of the shortest, most balling-est homage to hip-hop we’ve heard this year” RCRD LBL


“Cadence Weapon has always sought to be ahead of the game, making prominent use of electronic producers at a time when hip hop seems largely caught in a form of aesthetic stasis.” CLASH MUSIC

Stream or Download ‘Loft Party’ here
“f**king hot stuff! glad to see you’ve stayed to your own original style after all these years” Fan on Soundcloud
“Any other rappers out there using “prorogue”? Another gem” Montreal Gazette

Check out RCRD LBL playlist here

Follow @cadenceweapon on Twitter for SXSW secret after party details, new music and dates

Cadence Weapon returns to Canada to tear it up with Saul Williams and Spoek Mathambo. Turning into one of the hypest shows at Canadian Music Fest…. Get your tickets now to avoid disappointment later.

Jagermeister + Union Events Present:
Saul Williams w/ Spoek Mathambo, Cadence Weapon
The Great Hall
Friday March 23, 2012 @ 9:00PM
1087 Queen Street West
19+ All Canadian Music Fest wristbands accepted

CADENCE WEAPON LIVE (watch for more dates):
March 14 | Austin, TX | CLUB 1808 | Escapes Party – SXSW
March 14 | Austin, TX | The Spill | M for Montreal Showcase – SXSW
March 15 | Austin, TX | Lovejoys | IGIF, Ultra8201, Small Plates Party – SXSW
March 17 | Austin, TX | Hotel Vegas | Brooklyn Vegan Party – SXSW
March 23 | Toronto, ON | The Great Hall | Canadian Music Fest w/ Saul Williams & Spoek Mathambo
April 11 | Guelph, ON | Kazoo Fest
April 21 | St John’s, NL | Lawnya Vawnya

Sunday March 11, 2012

Cadence Weapon celebrates his birthday and Grimes new record release by tweeting out a new joint:

Tuesday February 21, 2012

For those of you who missed the hype apres-ski party at Rancho Relaxo with Christien Summers a couple weeks back… They’re at the Horseshoe TONIGHT with Nightbox and the Balconies where the party continues. MORE INFO

Saturday January 28, 2012

Flying V Productions presents two nights with Cadence Weapon at The Grad Club, Kingston Friday and Saturday night, where he will unveil cuts from his upcoming record “Roquentin”

Friday January 27th
Saturday January 28th
The Grad Club
162 Barrie St KINGSTON
$15/night, Doors at 9

Advance tickets available at The Grad ClubTricolour Outlet, and

Wednesday January 25, 2012

Two Way Monologues presents Christian Hanson & The AutisticsChristien Summers and Fitness Club Fiasco at Rancho Relaxo

Come on out and see Christien Summers perform jams from their disco-soaked Cloud One EP along with many of their forthcoming 2012 singles!

Friday 13, 2012
Rancho Relaxo
300 College St TORONTO
$7, Doors at 9p

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