Cat Callin – Trevor Cantrell

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As the certified house heads I know we us all to be, there is something so delectable in a simple yet divine set of high hat’s and steady bassline. Be it during your morning… Continue reading

SKMB Guest Mix – Jennifer Bass

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Deep, Minimal Techno SKMB Guest Mix provided by Vancouver’s Jennifer Bass. Grab it as a free download!

FALSTRATI EP – MONSOONSIREN

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This week’s Sunday Slow Jams features Monsoonsiren, a musician with an unforgettable, ghostly voice & gorgeous future bass beats

Whitebear – Recalibrated

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Sticking around after Phaeleh’s beautiful set at Shambhala last year was one of the smartest things I did all summer.

SKMB Guest Mix – NVS

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Chilled out SKMB Guest Mix from NVS

SLEEPLESS ON A SUNDAY MIX – PHILIP KANIS

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There are some instances when, following a few days of balanced, well paced activities, I do not resemble a lifeless mass in bed by Sunday morning. Such is today. Mellow I may be,… Continue reading

Piotr & Zhan – Walk Right In (Original Mix)

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I’ll be honest, I didn’t know who Piotr & Zhan were until I heard their tune Walk Right In on the Flapjacker‘s new label, Forest Walker Records.  The track instantly got my attention.  Old-school,… Continue reading

Weval – Easier EP

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Dutch duo Weval featuring their latest EP titled Easier. Dark electronica with personality.

LA-NO – SMILE AT ME (I NEED IT)

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Ahh, Sundays. My favourite day of the week for reasons that it sets itself as both a day of mellow restoration and sweet indulgence. A day of fine teas, elaborate home cooking, open-ended… Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Nick Samovar

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Techno music from London producer Nick Samovar

SKMB December 2014 Playlist

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Explore the sounds that moved us over the past months time with our Monthly Playlist – From soulful instrumentals to deep house and techno

ANAMOG – WRITTEN FOR US

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New slow jams track by LA-based composer, Anamog, “Written For Us”.

SKMB’s Top Events of 2014

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A round up of SKMB’s most memorable dance music events of 2014

Tune In Space Out Ep. 12

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A monthly mix series exploring the sounds of house & techno

DVNYAL – DEEDS

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The last Sunday of 2014. Is it an end or a beginning? Are they not essentially the same thing? In real life, the narrative continues, regardless of which door closes or opens. I… Continue reading

SKMB GUESTMIX AND INTERVIEW – JOEY LACROIX

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I took a pill. I got it from a boy, whom I do not know well, though I had my eye on him for a while, from afar. It started when I wrote… Continue reading

Artist Spotlight: Trulyors

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Hauntingly beautiful electronic music from Vancouver native Trulyors. Free Downloads.

SKMB Recommends Dec 17-20

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A Weekly Music & Arts Event Listing for Vancouver BC

Delroy Edwards – Can You Get With

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LA native Delroy Edwards returns with a lo-fi, funky house offering. Can U Get With leads with dusty, chopping percussion and a sped up vocal sample, which gives it a weird, but oddly… Continue reading

VAL Moving Party Friday, December 19th

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  This Friday we celebrate moving on to bigger and better things! Vancouver Art & Leisure is moving homes, from our current location at 35 East 3rd ave to a huge 10,000 square foot… Continue reading

TUBE & BERGER @ Fotune Sound Club – Dec. 17

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  Intimate Productions, Fortune Sound Club and Blueprint Events have teamed up to bring in one of our favourite deep house duos this Wednesday, December 17th. Tube & Berger makes spacey deep house that pulls at both… Continue reading

Trotter & Spilt Milk – Eclipse

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Vancouver’s Spilt Milk and Brazilian artist Trotter just released this groovy number on Sao Paulo based imprint ‘Royal Soul Recordings‘. Trotter is the owner of Royal Soul, a label that releases disco, house, funk, breaks and… Continue reading

JOSH FUREY – PETALS LP

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If Tors, Oliver Tank, and Philip Glass were to collaborate, and with them, you added equal parts of shadowy, opium den mystery and a magnificent, crackling bonfire that meets Satan’s approval, it just… Continue reading

Bonobo – Flutter (Julien Mier Remix)

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This is a beautiful, simple, yet intriguingly complex reminder to everyone to put down your work, your laptop, your phone, your thoughts – whatever it is that’s currently occupying your mind – and flutter.… Continue reading

SKMB Guest Mix – Hayden Wood

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Nothing wakes me up in the morning quite like the deep pounding sounds of the underground. It feeds my mind, moves my body and gives me a good push for whatever my day might… Continue reading

SKMB Recommends Dec 11- 13

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  THURSDAY – Jacques Green w/ Sabota, Wolfey & Samuel Scott @ Fortune Sound Club – Facebook Event Page FRIDAY – Patrick Topping w/ Jared Love & Derrick Vnuk @ Gorg-O-Mish Afterhours –… Continue reading

Suna

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Before lights out last night I planned on reading a couple chapters of my book and listening to a song that would allow me to slip away into a dream. What ended up… Continue reading

US & SPARKLES – DAMN RICH EP

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I am reminded of Moby’s “We are all made of stars” when I listen to this. Not sonically, but the sheer reference to the title, as the entire Damn Rich EP by musical… Continue reading

SKMB Recommends Dec 3 – 6th

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  As per usual the weekend starts on Wednesday for us, warming things up with SNAG and Nautilus, my two favourite nights in the city. WEDNESDAY: – SNAG w/ Bikes @ The Cobalt… Continue reading

SKMB November 2014 Playlist

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  November has come an gone quicker than I could have imagined, maybe it’s all the time spent indoors starting new series on netflix, hiding from the rain and sleeping that I’ve been up… Continue reading

Tune In Space Out Ep. 11

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Every month we put together a mix for our friends at DE Radio. These mixes are inspired by our love of deep, mellow house and techno. This is the kind of music you could… Continue reading

WMNSTUDIES X Waspy – Life Musik

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  Vancouver/Toronto based WMNSTUDIES bring the vibes with a new original track in collaboration with Dirty Radio‘s Waspy. Life Musik is an upbeat, funky house number that adds a little extra bounce to my step and a smile… Continue reading

PADDOX – APHRODISIAQUE #001

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  For what fills our days but a messy arrangement of questions, longings and attempts to run away from yesterday and as we convince ourselves that we are preparing for a more desirable… Continue reading

BIXEL BOYS – F/W MIXTAPE

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The days are shorter and nights are longer. So set this pain-with-pleasure mixtape by LA-based Bixel Boys on repeat, and cuddle with your man, your girl, or both… Bixel Boys on Facebook |… Continue reading

SBTRKT – Tamagotchi (Chelsea Grimm Edit)

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Electric Input babe Chelsea Grimm has given SBTRKT’s Tamagotchi the royal treatment and heavily infused the track with the prefect amount of bass. The Vancouverite shows his potential with this release and has me wishing it was… Continue reading

SKMB Recommended Events in Vancouver – Nov. 26-30th

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  WEDNESDAY SNAG w/ Bikes @ The Cobalt – Facebook Event Page Chapel Sound Takeover @ 303 Columbia –  Facebook Event Page THURSDAY Hot Chip w/ Pat Lok @ Fortune Sound Club –… Continue reading

Elderbrook – Simmer Down EP

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Lately I’ve been leaning towards more emotionally charged songs that align well with the my highly emotional self – songs that not only move my body, but also my mind and soul simultaneously. I prefer music that… Continue reading

Cavalier – James Vincent McMorrow (Cover By Drew Vogelsang)

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 What better way to spend a gloomy Tuesday afternoon than cuddled up on my couch wrapped in blankets, with Drew Vogelsang’s incredibly dreamy voice soothing my soul. It’s hard to believe that this kid is only 15… Continue reading

Wolfey – Habit EP

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I recently stumbled upon Low-life.ca editor Wolfey while clicking around on Soundcloud. What a treat it’s been since that first visit. His latest 5 track EP was released via ASL Singles Club, a label based out… Continue reading

SKMB Guest Mix – Brothel Cats

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Tucked away deep in BC’s Monashee Mountains sits a charming ski town by the name of Rossland. Originally from Montreal and Toronto, Nick and Markus both ventured westward to Rossland for the world class… Continue reading

AMY STEELE – THE WOLVES (LUKA REMIX)

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Ever wonder about fairy tale characters and the soundtracks they live by? Ask no further for Little Red Riding Hood, at least. The young girl strolls through the misty woods and is relentlessly… Continue reading

Shamik

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I listened to Shamik’s songs for the better part of the evening and what did I learn? Plain and simple, this guy is great at music. A broad term in an industry that… Continue reading

Chamboche – Swatch

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With a string of releases under his belt since 2009, the UK’s Chamboche returns with a feature track on the upcoming Waze & Odyssey Street Tracks Compilation. Swatch punches with a deep, slow-jacking… Continue reading

Leaks – Jaunt EP

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There must be something in the water down under as all of the music I’ve been swooning over lately has been dreamy, ambient tracks from artists in Australia. Melbourne beat magician Leaks had me… Continue reading

MONT OLIVER – WHITE SHEETS

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A cocktail of groovin’ soul and old skool hip hop on this grey November day is just the sort of pick-me-up I need. Copenhagen’s newest act, Mont Oliver, warm me up from the… Continue reading