Vancouver Musician NRTH Releases Dancey New Track “Wreckless”

Vancouver-based indie-pop producer and singer NRTH, known personally as Stephen Kloppenburg, is someone to look out for in 2017. With two original songs released so far, his latest track “Wreckless” has already accrued thousands of listens on YouTube and SoundCloud, and he is working relentlessly to release his first…

Contact Winter Music Festival 2016 Review

In December 2016 I attended Contact Winter Music Festival (or Contact 2016) for the fourth time, but this time, as a reviewer (as well as raver)! Much like with Blueprint Event’s 19th anniversary birthday rave, BP19YR, I was given the opportunity to go and review…

Contact Winter Music Festival 2016

The post-Christmas electronic dance party returns for its 5th year. Contact Winter Music Festival, better known as simply Contact by local Vancouver fans, returns on December 26th and 27th to BC Place. Brought to us by local events company, Blueprint Events, it takes place at British Columbia’s…

I M U R & Lido @ the Rio Theatre

Last night I M U R & Lido played in Vancouver at the Rio Theatre, hosted by Blueprint Events. I only recently heard of these two musical acts and I’m glad I did! My electronic music editor had a chance to speak with Lido for BeatRoute…

October Check-In

Lately I’ve done two things I’m proud of and really stoked about: 1. Interviewed Purity Ring for BeatRoute Magazine. I was really nervous for this one, more nervous than my usual phone anxiety because I have loved Purity Ring since “Lofticries” and “Obedear” first haunted me…

Noble Oak in Translation

I recently finished up my next piece for BeatRoute Magazine on the electronic music artist, Noble Oak. I interviewed Vancouver-born, Toronto-living Patrick Fiore, better known under his producer name, Noble Oak. I feel really good about the piece because it went so naturally well from…

Heroshe: Mood ft. Footwork

An extended version of my interview for BeatRoute Magazine with rhythm-driven Vancouver producer, Heroshe, aka Sam Charles.  A melancholic piano melody introduces the first track on Heroshe’s debut EP, “Jukes from the 6” followed by the crispy voice of Drake himself echoing in the background “it’s like…

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