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DHA Mix #362 By Gabriel Belmudes

Gabriel Belmudes is a Brazilian currently living in Canada, collector of enchanting melodies and tribal beats who has been on the rise sharing exotic sets around the globe with sincerity and flavour. On 27 – 29 July, Gabriel will be in The Netherlands/Germany area as he joins the massive The Gardens of Babylon: The Monastery & Three NeverEnding Nights. Going down over 3 full days/night of music, also on hand will be everyone from Acid Pauli, Behrouz, and Blond:ish, to Lee Burridge, Viken Arman, and YokoO. Track List: Doyeq – Cathedral (Original Mix) PHCK – Cecilia (Fulltone’s Interpretation Remix) Amonita ... Read more

Toronto’s Electric Island Announce Huge 2 Day Season Finale

On 3 – 4 September, North American fans of House & Techno will celebrate the long, Labour Day weekend with the season finale of Electric Island. Toronto’s seminal summer event, Electric Island returns to their original home of Hanlan’s Point with Claude VonStroke, Chris Liebing, CRi, Dixon, Dusky, Gab Rhome, Mall Grab, My Favorite Robot, Nitin, Sonny Fodera, Soul Clap, Sven Väth, The Black Madonna, and Yotto. Also on hand over the course of the two day festival will be warm ups from local favorites Brian Johnson, Jamie Kidd, Jeff Button, Koki, Sam Haze, Simon Jain and Terence Kissner. 2 ... Read more

An Underground Clubbing Guide To Toronto

Toronto’s underground culture has gone through some ups and downs over the past few decades, but it’s persevered and evolved considerably. We have a moderate nightlife scene, however only a few dance floors cater to the underground crowd. Aside from Toronto’s clubbing hey-days of the 90s and early 2000s, our underground clubs today are primarily CODA, Parlour, Nest, and city newcomer, One Loft. There are some other venues that will book underground artists from time to time (such as Everleigh, Wild Flower, Maison, Uniun, and Escobar), but those are special occasions and the usual music at these places is Top ... Read more

Interview: Nitin

Nitin has been a major player in the explosion of Toronto dance music artists on the world stage. Nitin’s DJ career has spanned over 15 years having played everywhere from Ultra Music Festival to The BPM Festival and across the oceans to the UK, Europe, and beyond. Along with such festivals, Nitin has also been privileged of spinning at notable venues including BLK|Market Membership in Brooklyn and the Standard Rooftop in LA. Back in 2008, Nitin launched the well-respected No.19 Music with partner Jonny White, which has seen releases from dance music heavyweights like DJ Sneak, Stacey Pullen, Osunlade, Maceo ... Read more

Toronto’s Electric Island Drops Star Studded Season Lineup

Electric Island has put itself on the map by bringing in top international artists to Toronto each summer with 2016 also seeing a two day Electric Island event on Labour Day Weekend, for the very first time. The lineup for this year’s festivities includes Âme, French trio sensation Apollonia, and German super-house duo andhim will make their Electric Island debut. For those into the techno side of things, don’t worry because you are covered too: Ben Klock and Marcel Dettmann will provide a special b2b, as well as Bicep and South Africa’s Black Coffee will also join the mix. Of ... Read more

DHA & The Boom Room Present: Poupon In The Mix

For our next edition of the DHA & Boom Room Mix special we introduce a young man from Canada. Amongst the fast-rising movement happening across the Atlantic is Poupon, a Toronto-born DJ/Producer, who in a short time has made a name for himself in the house music community with well-received releases & remixes on labels such as petFood, Aella Music, Strictly Rhythm and chart topping collaborations with Prince Club on Snatch! Records. Poupon has come into a distinguished sound of his own by looking forwards to techno, backwards to classic R&B & House, sideways to tribal and down to deep ... Read more