AUGUST 16 2018
Drum Beat Productions
and Habitat Present: Night Lodge
With over 8 years under his belt and over 250 radio shows, Crooka is no stranger when it comes to workin the dance floor. With his signature bouncing basslines and melodic grooves, the Calgary imprint established himself as a DJ first, where he cut his teeth at the highly acclaimed Hifi Club before turning his hand to production. You can catch his show every Friday night at 7 on CJSW 90.9FM.
Sean Beaver — aka DJ Hooligan — has become a rising talent among producers and DJs of dance music. Originally from Driftpile First Nation in northern Alberta and of Cree descent, Sean has been DJing since 1993, using music as his creative outlet. Since then, he's perfected his skills on the decks and is known for his exciting style and energy behind the turntables. In 2013, Sean released his first original album, Project: Axiom. The album went on to win Best Instrumental CD at the Aboriginal People’s Choice Awards that summer. His second album, Torn, was released in November 2014. The album went on to win Best Instrumental CD at the 2015 Indigenous Music Awards. Now on his third album, NYD aka New Years Day, this album commemorates his decade of choosing to live sober. NYD was nominated for Best Instrumental Album at the 2017 Indigenous Music Awards. Look for Sean's latest music on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon MP3, Shazam, eMusic, Rhapsody, Deezer, and many more.
Is Niitsiitapi from Siksika First Nation. Music has always been a big part of his life growing up. He started out learning traditional drumming, moved to contemporary drums, dabbled with guitars, and is now stepping into the electronic music realm. DJ BLKFT puts his own spin on House and Techno music with a style he likes to call #RezHouse
. He defines this as a “reflection of the contemporary music you hear in everyday life mixed with indigenous artists’ electronic sounds”.
An Indigenous Dj from the Tsuut’ina Nation, Caylem Simeon has been playing house and techno for 26 years across Western Canada. Creating Dj sets and atmosphere’s that are pulsing with mesmerizing rhythmic grooves, Caylem’s approach is a relentless unapologetic style. Ranging from funky-dubby house to hypnotic techno vibes with a sound that creates a musical experience that resonates within the soul.
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