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Toronto’s Orchid Nightclub with it's open air patio will host the Autumn Equinox celebration of Richard Brooks’ 20 years of event production. * Note venue change Headlining the event will be virtuoso Spanish DJ and producer, Dennis Cruz. With a groovy, deep techno production sound that has landed him consistently on Beatport’s top 100 lists, party goers are in for a resonant and memorable afternoon into evening. Captive Audience, the latest company housing Brooks’ event productions, and event partners House Addict, Box of Kittens and White Label Promo, are staging the event with support from a talented cast of Toronto locals Richard...

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The grand flnale of Toronto’s premiere outdoor house and techno series, Electric Island, is upon us. This summer’s series has seen an incredible array of talent, and September 4 & 5 the event will once again host a deep bevvy of international artists. Day One brings rising local talent Alberto Jossue and Members Only, followed by Toronto's Sean Miller, London-based, Belfast-born duo, Bicep. Dirtybird label co-founder, Justin Martin, techno queen Nicole Moudaber and Get Real, the collaboration between Green Velvet and Claude VonStroke, a self-described “revival of authentic old school house and techno”. Day Two brings talented locals Jamie Kidd,...

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This Sunday, August 7 marks the Toronto return of one of one of the industry’s finest with Victor Calderone headlining this edition of the Proper Boat Cruise series. The River Gambler sets off at 1pm and will feature Calderone alongside support from rising house and techno producer/DJ Sean Collier. Exceptional local talent Arman, Ryan Wiley, Wess, Shannon Young and Vido will be curating the mix on the bottom deck.  For well over two decades, Calderone has been consistently evolving as an artist and contributing mightily to the international house and techno industry through productions, remixes, collaborations, his own labels Waveform...

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Toronto’s musically packed summer continues to unfold with another finely curated, multi-genre boutique event, Time Festival. Brought by Embrace, and coming into it’s 9th year, it lands this Saturday, August 6th at Fort York historic park. Two new stages have been added to the event, including the Over Time Stage featuring acclaimed Canadian electronic live-act, Bob Moses, Bulgarian experimental house and techno producer, KiNK (Live), unique indie/electronic/r&b/dance music producer and DJ, TOKiMONSTA, and Montreal producer Jacques Greene. Jonas Rathsman, Chrome Sparks, Kirk Knight, Nyck Caution, Harrison, CRi, FRIGS, Lum b2b Eytan Tobin round out the Over Time artists. The Main...

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To add to this summer’s incredible mix of outdoor events, it’s time for another edition of Toronto’s premiere picnic and concert series, Electric Island! The party takes place Monday, August 1st at Hanlan’s Point and hosts a list of international and local artists spanning the deep house, tech house and techno genres in a scenic setting overlooking Lake Ontario and Toronto’s lovely skyscape. Producer Paul Kalkbrenner has had a rich and remarkable career ranging from his start in Berlin techno in the 90s to performing live shows globally. His recent studio effort offers a blend of melodic, emotive techno composition...

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