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

Help Make The Vancouver Art & Leisure Centre Possible!

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We are proud to be a part of The Vancouver Art and Leisure Society, an artist-run society headed by Matt Troy presenting art and leisure in unconventional spaces and ways. We are hoping to… Continue reading

Peter O – Touch Feat J-Felix

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Peter O, a Brighton based DJ comes full force with a new melodic, disco filled dance track to funk the night up.  Collaborating with J-Felix, the duo spread some of that buttery goodness… Continue reading

AXALA – HIPS

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Hips that sway. Hips that gyrate. All beautiful body parts come from that centre point. Think long, toned legs or a graceful waistline topped with a pair of gorgeously perky tits, and let’s… Continue reading

Guerre – E X N I H I L O

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Moving from summer into fall, I find that my tastes shift from fun, sunshiny feel good music to the darker, more ambient realm. Rather than searching for music to dance all night to,… Continue reading

LUCAS CHAMBON – INSTINCT EP

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I am a sucker for all things French: their triple-crème cheese; full calorie pastries; their gorgeous, sheer underthings that look stunning on (and even better on the floor); and of course, their talented producers.… Continue reading

NVS – Love and Breakups Volume 9

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As much as I’d like to think it could be, life isn’t always rave rave rave. We can’t always be up and smiling. Things don’t always go the easy way we want them… Continue reading

EVERYONE MOVES AWAY – II EP

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Having released their ii EP in late August, Everyone Moves Away (EMA) offers a cocktail of atmospheric synths, modulated choralesque vocals, and the epiphanic experience thirsty fans have grown to associated with the Nashville-based… Continue reading

Seb Wildblood – Hunney

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It’s undoubted that there has been a furious rise of young talent out of the UK over the past few years. One of the most under-hyped (in my opinion), yet deserving, comes in… Continue reading

SKMB Guest Mix – Darrius

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We’ve been wanting an SKMB guest mix from this guy for quite some time. Funny because he’s been a big part of my life throughout the last 3+ years in which our blog… Continue reading

Interview W/ karavelo

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It was a boiling hot day back in August; my man Andy and I met at Beat Street records in downtown Vancouver to do this interview. What seemed to be a planned out… Continue reading

Benjamin Clementine

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While the focus at Some Kind of Music Blog is primarily electronic music it never hurts to look outside of that genre now and then. The endless search for music that ignites some… Continue reading

ITALDRED RECORDS – COMPILATION 4: EFFLORESCENCE

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This past week or so has brought a gentle shift of gears. I may still be spending my free time outdoors, but I had to reach for a hoodie more than once. And… Continue reading

Get to know DECIBEL FESTIVAL || + Hot Creations Giveaway!

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DECIBEL FESTIVAL What do acts like Lee Foss, Sabota, Max Cooper, Kode 9 and Alessandro Cortini all have in common? They are a few among the wide array of artists that we are counting down the… Continue reading

Sinkane – Mean Love

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From time to time I am reminded of the New York based DFA Records. With no hesitation I find myself seeking out the latest sounds from this label seconds after my memory is… Continue reading

ALUNA GEORGE – OUTLINES (REY RUCCIO REMIX)

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I fell in love with the Aluna George original when it came out last year, for the same reasons as other countless fans; the perfect concoction of sultry croons, bassy rnb sentiments, and… Continue reading

ASTRONOMYY – NOTHIN ON MY MIND (BEARSON REMIX)

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As the saying goes, thank godddd it’s Friday. So leave the office early. Let your hair down. Slip those Ray-Bans on. Order your last mojito of the summer. And blast this warm, stress-dissolving Bearson remix… Continue reading

Midland – Duster

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Midland returns to Aus with a new 3 track EP to add to his sterling collection of left leaning house. Duster sweeps into a slow, unpolished melody, lush with layered orchestral undertones. The… Continue reading

Tune In Space Out Ep. 8

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Tune In Space out is our mix series that explores the sounds of deep minimal house and techno. TISO airs on the last saturday of every month on DE Radio and is curated by Nickolas from SKMB… Continue reading

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