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Kaminanda's sound is a playground of original Midtempo grooves, tribal rhythms, Psy-Dub, and bouncy four on the floor. Using a generous dose of instrumentation and music theory designed to take the listener/dancer on a journey traversing landscapes of hypnotic elements of House,Techno and Trance while remaining in the slower tempos. A kaleidoscope of warm melodies and twisting, winding compositions. With seven albums in his repertoire, this alchemy balances musicality and micro-detail to evoke a deeper experience.

 

 

Ben Rama is an electronic music producer from the east coast of Canada. Since his debut in 2010, Ben has been steadily garnering a reputation as a world-class producer, remixerand live act. His unique style of hypnotic progressive is a product of Ben's interest in many genres including techno, progressive trance and break beat -always delivered with the dance floor experience in mind, and with a focus on creating captivating melodic structures.He has released on notable labels such as Digital Structures, Zenon Records, D.M.T. Records, and has been invited to performnumerous times at Canada’s top festivalsincluding Eclipse, Future Forest and Evolve. Ben is also the owner andmusic director of Techgnosis Records, a taste-making underground electronic music label he founded in 2015. With over 60releases under it's belt, and a fast-growing roster oftopinternational talent, Techgnosis has been gaining some serious traction in the scene as a purveyor of high-quality psychedelic and progressive music.https://soundcloud.com/BenRamaMusichttps://www.facebook.com/BenRamaMusic/https://www.beatport.com/artist/ben-rama/164984https://techgnosisrecords.bandcamp.com/

 

 

Elven Artifakt-

Tribal, Melodic Psychedelic Trance. Afternoon music with open spaces, clever arrangements and organic instruments. Vast, diverse worlds and dimensions of shifting landscapes. Hypnotic and rich with detail, this new project is poised to lay new groundwork into Melodic potentialities.

 

Sweet Anomaly {the rattle, the field,}

montreal/vancouver, canada

Sweet Anomaly aka Dee, is a Vancouver based dj and producer. He helps program and run Vancouver's darling underground event space The Rattle and was one of the founding members BC's favourite little festival that could, The Field. Born and raised in Montreal, a culturally diverse and vibrant city, Dee's been exposed to a wide variety of music from a very young age. This wealth of creative expression informs his sound to this day. Drawing from a wide range of genres and moving effortlessly between them, a Sweet Anomaly set can take you from one end of the world to the other, travel from day to night and back again, fall into a moment of the past and fly head first into the future. Over the last 17 years he's had the privilege of playing alongside many great artists at countless fantastic festivals up and down the west coast and beyond. Sweet Anomaly delivers eccentric, eclectic and engaging dance music for the people. xx


JAY MICHAEL

For almost two decades Jay Michael has been sharing his unique progressive psychedelic sounds to dance floors across Canada and the United States. A yearly staple at many major Canadian electronic music festivals, Jay is known for memorable eyes closed deep space psychedelic journeys. (Calgary, AB).

 

 

Caçadora (Ca-sa-dor-a)
Caçadora resonates with warm, earthy Bass. Her musical tastes are flavoured with roots rhythms and groovy basslines. A versatile selectah, with favoured genres ranging from liquid drum and bass, halftime, to deep house, classy RnB/trap/hip hop with a side of reggae and dancehall. Whatever the genre or tempo she keeps it smooth and spicy with a sound that is distinctly Caçadora. An active mainstay on the west coast electronic music scene, Caçadora has performed at shows through Western Canada and the US with festivals including Shambhala Festival, What The Festival, Luminosity Festival, Diversity Festival, Otherworld and Inshala Festival. You'll
catch her most frequently performing in her current hometown, Victoria BC.

https://soundcloud.com/cacadora
https://soundcloud.com/returning-saturn
http://www.mixcloud.com/Cacadora/

 

Entelechy
/ənˈteləkē/

Entelechy describes a vital agent or force which helps direct an organism toward self-fulfillment. From this realm of sonic self-exploration, Entelechy weaves soundscapes ranging from fully Ambient and Downtempo, thru Future Garage, Halftime, DnB, Dubstep, Bass, Techno, Breaks, Tech house, Future fusions, and back again. With a background in music theory, composition, arrangement, production and performance, he seeks rich environmental textures as a cornerstone to the myriad sounds and styles telling the stories of our own becoming(s). Entelechy knows the evolution of intentional dance music is a key to the free flow of consciousness and to our evolving relationships to the planet and each other.

https://soundcloud.com/returning-saturn
https://soundcloud.com/entelechy

Nokturnal's sounds cover a very wide range of genres from intelligent psydub and chillstep, to progressive breaks, progressive house and atmospheric drum and bass. His true skills however are shown during the night time hours when he can take a trancefloor from the deep side of funk and the dark side of groovy all the way to the in your face bliss of sonic enlightenment. Nokturnal is a DJ's DJ, and a trance addicts perfect fix.


 KYLEE DAWN
  

Kylee Dawn has been sharing her gifts as a DJ and founder of Inner Journeys Ecstatic Dance throughout western Canada and the US for 13 years now. She is inspired by the the depth of the dance, creating journeys for all to explore. She is the founder of Inshala Festival and co-owner of Evolve[-]d Productions. She has performed at festivals such as Inshala, Entheos, Astral Harvest, Motion Notion, Shambhala, Reign Bough Fiddle, BassBoast, Karma, Back to Earth, Bujunga and more sweet little gatherings throughout the years.
www.evolvedproductions.ca
www.innerjourneys.ca
www.inshala.ca

 

Khan ::খান:: Genres: Tribal Ethnic Progressive House/Trance/Techno/Dubstep, Psydub, Downtempo

Highlights: 20+ years, 40+ festivals, 250+ shows A 20 year veteran of the west coast intentional dance scene, Khan's lush progressive sets are filled with tribal rhythms, beautiful melodies and mystical landscapes. He is a master of the live mix, seamlessly blending loops and layers, weaving epic soundscapes on the fly from the raw elements of his carefully selected tracks, while building the energy of the dance floor to its peak. His mission is to facilitate deep, transcendent journeys that bring dancers to a state of higher consciousness, awakening and deepening into the mystery of the dance, and to spread his conscious groove to as many souls as he can reach along the way. From peak sets to early morning transformations to glorious daytime throw downs, Khan can bring life to any dance floor. Hailing from the beautiful city of Victoria on Canada's west coast and a summer festival favorite, Khan's infectious spirit is sure to give rise to some serious magic on the dance floor and beyond.



Nate Schilman, aka DJ IllumiNate, has had a long and storied history of energizing dancefloors across British Columbia and Alberta. His uplifting and inspiring style brings excitement and energy to the crowds to create a truly entertaining atmosphere for all in attendance.

For well over 10 years Nate has brought his signature blends of world beat, reggae, house, and dancehall music to summer music festivals, intentional gatherings, and dance events, and in recent years, a Saturday night reggae program on Kootenay Co-op Radio in Nelson, BC. Be prepared to dance, smile, and feel abundantly alive when Nate takes the stage at Inshala this year, his 10th anniversary of DJing at the festival.
 

Daitya - (Portal Borealis)
Daitya is Andrew Daniels. For years Andrew has been crafting an evolving expression of deep, melodic and organic progressive tech-trance and he is always excited to share his unique taste with willing dancefloors.
 


Since 2005 Brad Robertson(Mosey B)has been consistently devoted to his vision of expansive creativity and passion for advancing music culture, First as a Dj, then as a producer, event creator, promoter, lighting tech and environment/stage designer. As an instigator of grassroots communities, Brad has created platforms for artist both local and abroad through his current multi dimensional project Terrestrial Expedition Agency, Which is currently rooted in Medicine Hat but has built a strong foundation by contributing and building with different scene's and festivals throughout Western Canada. In recent year's T.E.A has hosted forward thinking talents Troo Knot, Jodie B, Smol, Rachel Geek, Abstrakt Sonance, Kytami, while introducing western Canada to international artists like Max Cooper, Applescal, Sau Poler, and Olaf Stuut. Inspired by the nature, art and sounds that surround him, Artists James Holden, Trent Reznor, Boards of Canada, Sabo, Gidge, Nils Frahm, Tunnelvisions, Richie Hawtin, Max Cooper, Pushloop and Nicolas Jaar are some of his strongest influences who have inspired and contribute to each of his well crafted, dynamic & unique auditory stories that have earned him the respect of artists and crowds alike. Brad will be performing 9:45pm-11:00pm Saturday Night, Where he will be sharing a progressive collection of organic, tribal & psychedelic techno and house rhythms.


Jay Robinson - (uni.) - a multi instrumentalist based in the Rocky Mountains, Canada, brings a well of knowledge and feeling to the world of live sound creation. Using a combination of live looped instrumentation with tabla, flutes, tongue drums, and other percussions; as well as analog beat sequencing and synthesizing, (uni.) creates a a magical, immersive atmosphere, while laying down unique infectious grooves that bring everyone present through a deeply felt journey. This music brings the spirit of live improvisation and co-creation based on the living presence of the space and the people. Touch this living sound with your movement and your presence, and feel its response and its life.
PARAVOID

 

ViraVira

ViraVira is a bass music selector, influenced by his South American roots. Being of Chilean decent, he portrays a style of eclectic music that takes you on a journey through the South American continent. Shifting back and fourth between the modern sounds of today’s underground electronic music. He plays genres like folktronica, tropical bass, dub, dubstep, and baile funk.

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https://soundcloud.com/viraviramusic

 

Born and raised in Edmonton, ConDor has had a passion for music since childhood. Having been immersed in the world of mixing for live performers and bands for more than 10 years, ConDor later found his passion for mixing electronic music in the late 2000s. Since then he has had the pleasure of spinning sets at Astral Harvest, Reignbough Fiddle, Inshala, Symmetree, and Intention, and has been hosted by the Flociety stage at both Freezer Burn and MoNo, as well as local Edmonton gigs for Dance Temple and Awake.

 

SEAN LACROIX

"Purveyor of deep, infectious dance grooves and a feel-good atmosphere.” That’s how Sean describes himself as a DJ. Never afraid to go too deep, his emotive musical selections are his own therapy. Having grown up on the eclectic combination of Industrial rock (Nine inch nails, KMFDM), European electronica (Kraftwerk, Aphex Twin), synth-infused 80s music (Depeche Mode, Gary Numan)… all which became infused with his own love for both Electronic music and video game music, Sean ended up with quite a mixed spectrum of musical influence. Today, this translates into sets where he picks apart and infuses together all the pieces of this music that he loves best: beautiful instrumental work, ethereal backdrops, brooding basslines, nature organic sounds, and the occasional vocal hooks… all on top of a pronounced foot-shuffling Trance beat.

 

Eye am a Trans Woman DJ Stationed in Vancouver
Have been DJing most of my life (13 years), at festivals and specific parties and sacred activation / portals

Over time have developed a number of DJ techniques using 4 decks, with a host of loops and hot cues for dynamic navigation and never before heard mixes, these flows are deffinatly not generic version of what certain genres can produce. Eye have skills in 4 specific genres shared below and enjoy mixing in a single genre, or weaving in and out of 2, 3 or 4 for some dynamic n cutting edge mixes

Eye mainly mix 4 specific genres. Eye had first learned the art of Psytrance (Engaging the Formulas of Destiny) Then the art of deep cosmic Psychadelic Downtempo (Galactic Temple Style). After discovered the secrets of emotion as expressed within Chillstep (Depth of Sacred Emotion). Crystalizing her voice within the flow of
Liquid Drum n Base (Riding the waves of Eternity)

 

Carlos grew up in Mexico City, a city of very diverse traditional urban sounds which had a big exposure to electronic music in the early '90s along with Techno Industrial,  and from there stemmed many other like Progressive House , Psychedelic Trance, Goa, Progressive Trance, Progressive Goa, Tribal, Psy Chill out, Drums. People were exposed to this sounds at industrial underground parties and fell in love with electronic music.

Space Mantra channels Mantras Trance layers. The mantras raise energetic vibrations with the purpose of creating a liberating experience in the trance dancer.  When people are exposed to these sounds, the soul recognizes creating a healing experience for everybody. When people are exposed to these sounds the soul recognizes them. 

Space Mantra has shared stage with Artist like DJ Treavor Moontribe (Desert Dwellers), Space Tribe (TIP records), Atmos (Iboga Records), Emok (Iboga Records), Blue Lunar Monkey (Maya Records), Earthling(Zero One Music), Beat Farmer (Ovnimoon Records), Nokturnal (Zenon Records), Jay Michael (area709), Kylee Dawn etc...

Space Mantra Style Progressive Trance, Progressive Goa and Psychedelic Trance.

 

Join Van Damage as they take you through the funkiest journey through the 60s, 70s and 80's era of funk music. Grab your funkiest outfits and come get down to some classic anthems that will bring a smile to your face and warmth to your heart.

Van Damage has (insert time in multiple decades here) experience behind the decks. During their professional button pushing career, they have worked with and represented (insert random production companies here), playing at (insert plethora of nightclub/festival names here). Opening for and playing alongside (name-drop numerous big international DJs here). Often found playing (insert all possible musical genres here).

 

Originally from Israel, Amit has been been drifting around the world like the colours of a kaleidoscope for the last 9 years. His style is influenced primarly by ethnical, Shamanic Tribal music