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Over four years, Toronto’s Secret Society has grown their community through consistent events (187 weeks straight!), local programming, passion and an intention to unite house music lovers in unique, uplifting and inclusive environments. This Saturday, October 20th, they are teaming up with the Geary Avenue Warehouse Project to celebrate their fourth anniversary with some of the city’s best house music DJs. I caught up with the Secret Society crew to find out more about who they are, how they started, what underground culture means to them, and what's next. Check out our catch up here!

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A veteran artist who traveled through four continents last month alone, Smith gave us solid advice about finding balance amidst a heavy tour schedule. We also talked about evolving as an artist, thoughts for anyone wanting to pursue their passion creatively (producers check this out!) and candid views about what he feels would benefit the house music and techno industry currently. 

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Vertigo has steadily become a fixture in Toronto's dance music scene over the past year, providing an afterhours home for local talent, internationally-known bookings and lovers of house and techno. It's Vertigo's One Year Anniversary this weekend and I caught up with Vertigo maestro (and manager) Rudee Nik to learn more about him, the club, his philosophy on bookings, underground culture and more. Check out our catch up here!

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With dozens of releases, Daniel Lera’s irresistible, abyss-like groove has found a home on labels like Dennis Cruz’ Lemon-Aid, Stefano Noferini’s Deeperfect and Nicole Moudaber’s MOOD. Born in San Sebastien, Spain, Lera’s love for electronic music led to buying turntables ten years ago, ultimately laying the groundwork for an exploration of music composition, rhythm and groove through DJing and production. If there’s one word that consistently defines his sound, it’s groove. He’s given us an exclusive mix, an exciting first for MJD! Join us on a dark yet light, rhythmic journey with scintillating percussion and a tribal twist. We caught...

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There is power when people of similar creative intentions connect, and the magic is evident and compelling with this prolific deep house/tech house production duo. Hailing from London, England, Eli & Fur have been growing steadily since 2013 with well-received releases on Anjunadeep, Defected and Toolroom, including collaborations with Santé, Erick Morillo and Dantiez Saunderson. Their sound is imbued by captivating melodies and sensual vocals, enchanting dance floors with mesmerizing vibes. Recently, the DJs played the last season of Music is Revolution, Carl Cox’s legendary weekly party at Space Ibiza, including the epic Closing party. The pair are showing no...

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