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

SKMB Recommends Nov. 18-23rd

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  Another long week of raving ahead of us, here’s what SKMB recommends: WEDNESDAY – Nautilus w/ Agent Orange, Kimmyk, J.F. Killah @ The Anza Club – FB Event Page – Sohn w/… Continue reading

NICK MONACO: LET YOUR FREAK FLAG FLY

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Who is Nick Monaco?                                     For those of you that haven’t heard his name yet, Nick… Continue reading

SKMB Guest Mix – Zarfan

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  Im proud to release our latest guest mix from ​Zarfan, a DJ who recently moved to our beautiful city after spending some time gaining experience in Montreal. He has an intense love for music… Continue reading

Paradise City Saturdays At The Waldorf

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  In need of some good tunes to get down to? Look no further, Intimate Productions presents Paradise City Saturdays, featuring the best in Nudisco, Disco, Soul, Funk and Raregroove spun by rotating resident dj’s as… Continue reading

Nick Hill – Know This

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  I discovered Nick Hill a few nights ago while I was searching for new songs to match the atmosphere of my cozy rave cave living room and my mood, which at the… Continue reading

MUS.HIBA – MOONLIGHT

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Sometimes, a very beautiful piece of music can stop me in my tracks. Such was the case when I heard the piece, ‘Moonlight’ by Japanese artist, mus.hiba. Upon the first bar of piano keys… Continue reading

Sabota @ The Electric Owl, Friday Nov. 14 + Free Download

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In just shy of two years, Sabota has taken the Pacific Northwest by storm and quickly became one of SKMB’s favourite local groups to see live. This should come as no surprise since the duo is… Continue reading

Legendary Long Weekend @ The Waldorf, Mon. Nov. 10

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Intimate Productions is back with the last of the Legendary Long Weekend Series of 2014! The Remembrance Day Long Weekend Party will be spread across three rooms, with some of the best local… Continue reading

ROSIE LOWE – WATER CAME DOWN (PIONAL REMIX)

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Some of us are as attracted to dangerous men as sugar-drunken fruit flies, plunging to their demise into a dish of apple cider vinegar and soap. With experience though, we eventually smarten up,… Continue reading

SKMB Recommends

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It’s Friday again and we have the itch to dance! We are being spoiled rotten this weekend in Vancouver  with a ton of killer events planned for you to cut a rug, let loose… Continue reading

Shades of Blue, Black, & Grey – jOBOT

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“Flowing the is the state of being fluid, of hanging loose and being flexible. The rhythm of flowing connects us to the flow of our individual energy, our base current. In flowing there are… Continue reading

Doc Daneeka feat. Seven Davis Jr – What’s It Gonna Be

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The Ten Thousand Yen label boss, Doc Daneeka, is set to release his new 4-track EP “From Mine To Mistress” on November 10th. The first single “What’s It Gonna Be” comes hard with… Continue reading

SKMB GUEST MIX – Faiith

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  Fall is in full swing now and I can’t help but feel somewhat under the weather due to the cold, rainy days. Around this time of year I usually hermit myself indoors… Continue reading

SKMB October 2014 Playlist

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Raindrops keep falling on my head, and I’ve been spending a whole lot of time indoors because of it. This could be why our October playlist is overflowing with amazing content, featuring 34 songs… Continue reading

SKMB Presents: Vancouver Art & Leisure Mixes

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SKMB and VAL are proud to present the first instalment of our Vancouver Art & Leisure Mix Series, which will be showcasing some of our favourite locals from around Vancouver. First up is… Continue reading

CEZAIRE – CEZAIRE TAPE #3, FANTASMAGORIE

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  If laziness is synonymous with Sundays, then mixes would be a more suitable accompaniment while spending your afternoon lying in bed than separate tracks. One button for play (two, if you count repeat), and… Continue reading

Schlammpeitziger

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Cologne’s Jo Zimmermann invented Schlammpeitziger as a solo project back in 1992 and in his 22nd year he has brought us his most playful album yet, What’s Fruit. There is a peculiar sense… Continue reading

Ghosts Of Venice – Feel The Heat

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A smooth cut of slow-burning disco with a classic feel. Now available for download via iTunes. Ghosts Of Venice on Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud

SKMB Guest Mix – DrewV

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Today we’re proud to release our next SKMB Guest Mix from New York based artist ‘drewv’. Drew’s own production is what first caught our attention a few months back. Our favourite song of his… Continue reading

ANDREA – TENDERLY

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I don’t know what is with my more-than-the-usual obsession with French producers lately. Their bedroom tunes are just sooooo…ahem… …bedroomy. 23 year old, Paris-based Andrea is no exception. His track “Tenderly” shudders light, delicate bass; distorted… Continue reading

Sylas

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When the British duo, Sylas, first released Hollow I thought I would never turn the repeat function off. Since releasing their second track, Shore, I now rotate between the two. Their first two tracks… Continue reading

SPACE OUT w/ SKMB: Saturday October 25

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deep + minimal : house + techno Some Kind Of Music Blog presents SPACE OUT – an all night dance party in a newly renovated warehouse space located close to downtown Vancouver. Strap on… Continue reading

MATTHEW SAILOR – BASIC LOVE

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While I realize that there is unspeakable ugliness that exists in this reality, I also see a whole lot of good that is around me every day. Aside from the obvious list that… Continue reading

Roman Flügel – Tense Times

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A veteran in the game, Roman Flügel is a producer that is not easily pigeon holed, having weaved his way in and out of many genres over the years. His latest full length release,… Continue reading

Jayd Ink – You Playin’ (Kid Vibe’s Take) – Tutorial

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This post is going to be a little different from my others.  In fact, I think this is the first of its kind here on Some Kind of Music Blog.  Instead of reviewing,… Continue reading

Flight Facilities – Two Bodies feat. Emma Louise (HNNY REMIX)

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HNNY’s beautiful remix of Flight Facilities‘ Two Bodies is exactly what the doctor prescribed for this somewhat gloomy Vancouver day. I’ve been listening to this with eyes closed, imagining myself floating over a beautifully serene landscape,… Continue reading

JEL FORD – BACKYARD

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I prefer to train outdoors. In a city as naturally beautiful as Vancouver, it makes no sense for me to spend an additional hour of recreation in a sweaty, fluorescent-lit gym, with far… Continue reading

I’m Broke as F*ck – Benzamak

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“What if money was no object? What would you do?” -Alan Watts An integral part of the matrix of Western culture is that in which we prepare for and choose our careers. As we… Continue reading

ISAAC DELUSION – SAND CASTLE (RA-BEN & JOEY LACROIX REMIX)

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The autumn sun’s rays gently peek in; I feel them warming my bare legs while I am stirred awake by tender nuzzles. I open one eye, stretch, and roll over, smelling clean sheets… Continue reading

Ending Summer With Decibel

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Technically speaking, Summer had ended the weekend before Decibel, but this was the best way to wrap up one heck of a festival season. What better way to celebrate and embrace the inspiring… Continue reading

[PREMIERE] LittleFoot – Remynders EP

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SKMB is premiering the new EP titled ‘Remynders’ from LA based artist LittleFoot (Aka Josh Burns). Josh is a Detroit born drummer turned DJ/Producer. It’s fitting that we met at Shambhala a few… Continue reading

Figgy – Missing You EP

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With the changing seasons, evenings spent gazing at sunsets fade into evenings spent relaxing candle side to the sound of gentle rain drops. Fall is a time of change, growth, and reflection. Figgy’s new EP… Continue reading

12 SKMB Recommended Events in Vancouver This Week

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This week is oozing with amazing electronic music events happening all over Vancouver. Above is our list of the top 6 SKMB recommended events this week. We felt silly ignoring all of the other… Continue reading

GRADES – CROCODILE TEARS

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Some songs succeed in evoking an overwhelming sense of optimism, inspired creativity, and a deep trust that despite your growing pile of near-impossible deadlines, it will all work out in the end. Young… Continue reading

Sleepwreck – Prototype Self EP

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So often I find myself completely caught up in the world of House and Techno that I sometimes forget about the bassier and more experimental downtempo stuff that used to really wet my whistle.… Continue reading

WHITE NOISE ft. Viceroy!

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This Friday join us for our October edition of White Noise at The Electric Owl! This month we were feeling a little nostalgic from the incredible Summer season that just passed. Thats’s why we’re bringing… Continue reading

FREDDIE JOACHIM – LEAVES

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These smooth, caramelly instrumentals are precisely why I adore Sundays. Cali-based Freddie Joachim delivers my morning latte with elements of jazz, soul, and hip hop in his recently released 6-track EP, Leaves. 

Horsepowar

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Talented, honest and up-front is one way you could describe Horsepowar aka Jasleen Powar. This Vancouver rap artist will grab your attention with lyrics that are satirical and snappy. Teaming up with fellow… Continue reading

Huxley – I Want You (Youandewan Version)

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After a stellar release earlier in the year on Aus, Youandewan is back again with a guest appearance on the new Huxley EP. Deep and blissed out, the remix builds into the perfect… Continue reading

SKMB September 2014 Playlist

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  Summer is officially over, and what a time it was…  September is a bit of a roller coaster for us at SKMB – we try and relax after a busy festival season, but… Continue reading

Tune In Space Out Ep 9

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Space out with us as we continue our journey exploring the sounds of deep, minimal house and techno with our monthly mix series ‘Tune In Space Out’. TISO airs at 5pm on the last… Continue reading

PAUL WHITE – WHERE YOU GONNA GO?

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We often search because we know we are missing something, but aren’t necessarily aware of what we are looking for. All we can identify is a feeling of void. This has been the… Continue reading

Majid Jordan – A Place Like This (Rainer + Grimm Remix)

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Toronto’s Rainer & Grimm bring the vibes with this tasty remix of Majid Jordan’s A Place Like This. A good friend of mine sent me this song a few days ago and I have been… Continue reading

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