Saying Goodbye to Some Kind of Music Blog

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It has been a fantastic 5 years full of discovery, connection, creation and growth while running Some Kind of Music Blog. What started as a means of sharing music with friends in 2010 has… Continue reading

Premiere: Roland Klinkenberg – Inner Laugh (Siavash Thriller Edit)

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Siavash releases an edit of a classic, just in time for Halloween. Available for free download.

Premiere: Terranova feat. Bon Homme – Endless Summer (DRONUS Endless Edit)

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DRONUS’ remix of Terranova’s ‘Endless Summer’ is deep and ethereal. Available for free download.

Oliver Nickels – Tough City

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Oliver Nickels’ fresh new tech house track manages to be both dark and funky.

JayKin x Mosaic – Wasabi ワサビ

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Konichiwa!  Having recently moved to Tokyo, it’s quite fitting that my first track review in quite sometime is called Wasabi. Vancity’s nicest, JayKin, has just released yet another fine piece of composition that’s hotter… Continue reading

Spotlight: Fly By Nite

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The faceless DJ Fly By Nite takes us on an ethereal journey across genres and emotional landscapes.

Sailor & I – Sweat (DJ Tennis & Margot Remix)

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This DJ Tennis & Margot remix is the perfect dark tech house track.

Smoaj Feat. Common Souls – Flickering

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Smooth and emotional, this tune pervades the emotions in a non confrontational way. I can relate to these lyrics a lot in my personal life at the moment, and the feelings are brought… Continue reading

Bob Moses – Too Much Is Never Enough

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Check out Bob Moses’ moody, melancholic track ‘Too Much Is Never Enough.’

Rodriguez Jr. – Nausicâa

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Rodriguez Jr. captivates with his synth-heavy track, ‘Nausicâa.’

LADYFRND – Farewell EP

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Let’s talk about breakups, they’re an incredibly painful thing to endure aren’t they? Letting go of an  intimate relationship with somebody that you love and care for can seem almost impossible, unbearable even. Relationships can… Continue reading

DJ S.K.T feat. Rae – Take Me Away ( Andy C Remix)

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Usually upbeat songs about dancing make me ill; however, this remix from Andy C is an anomaly. There’s so much passion in the vocal that I don’t care what she’s talking about, it’s… Continue reading

Homebreakin presents: TROPICAL THUNDER! Vancouver’s Unofficial Shambhala Afterparty

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Come join us for a dance at The Beaumont Studios for Homebreakin’s post Shambhala Shin Dig “Tropical Thunder”.

Francesca Lombardo – Perseidi

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Francesca Lombardo brings the acid with her track ‘Perseidi.’

Dronus – Give To You (Dubbed Out Mix)

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Dronus’ dark tech house sound doesn’t disappoint with his track ‘Give To You’

SKMB Guest Mix: Truckerdisco by Taffi Louis

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Prepare for a week of Pride festivities with a guest mix by the man behind one of the cities long running disco parties.

Rennie Foster – Listen 2 Malcolm

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Check out Rennie Foster’s new track, inspired by recent police brutality events and sampling archived Malcolm X footage.

SKMB JUNE 2015 Playlist

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Dive into our June 2015 monthly playlist, filled to the brim with easy, breezy tracks sure to get you in the mood for daytime dancing.

East Van Summer Jam Ticket Giveaway

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The second annual East Van Summer Jam goes down July 4th at Strathcona Park. Enter our contest for a chance to get a pair of FREE TICKETS!

SKMB Guest Mix – Glen Duncan

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Dive into our latest SKMB Guest Mix, provided by Vancouver’s Glen Duncan.

ME & her – Lost feat. Billie Fountain (Nakadia Remix)

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Remixed by Thailand born producer Nakadia for Zurich based duo Me & her, ‘Lost’ grasps your attention with a delicate call for love by vocalist Billie Fountain and a beautiful layered tech house soundscape.

Stefan Z – Believe

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One of the tracks from Stefan Z’s latest EP ‘Removed,’ is bringing some serious fire.

Aron the Alien vs. Portishead – “Stoned When I Rap”

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Aron the Alien mashed up Portishead’s “Over It”, and it’s brilliant. This Hip-Hop is alive and very trippy.

LOVE :: THE ULTIMATE INDIE DANCE PARTY :: FOX SATURDAYS

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Come dance all night to your favourite tracks from the world of pop and alternative jams with DJ’s Trevor Risk (Ice Cream Social, Come Fridays) and Christa Belle with rotating special guests.

Artist Spotlight: Goopsteppa

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Goopsteppa gives us a unique and complex blend of bold bass and lush downtempo textures. Free downloads!

Oliver Schories – Fields Without Fences

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Oliver Schories’ new track pairs well with a barbeque with friends on the beach and a glass of wine.

SKMB Guest Mix – Happy Medium

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A summery, feel good Mix from Golden, BC’s Happy Medium.

James Flavour – Sunshine (feat. Esb)

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James Flavour, of Dirt Crew fame, has a house track that will get you in the mood for summer.

SKMB May 2015 Playlist

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Explore our latest monthly playlist featuring selections from some of our favourite local and international artists.

Dear Movement Detroit, keep sharing underground music with North America

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Movement Festival is the birthplace of Techno’s gift to North America, but what does it need to do to continue being impactful down the road?

SPACE OUT x HIDEOUT

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Get ready for our next event ‘SPACE OUT x HIDEOUT’ with a promo mix from Sean Evans

Fur Coat – Seven

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Fur Coat takes us on a journey with their deep, dark sounds.

SKMB GUEST MIX – JARED LOVE

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Dive into our latest SKMB Guest Mix, provided by YouPlusOne resident Jared Love. Pairs well with a beer on the beach. Grab it as a free download!

Pattern Drama – My Position

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Pattern Drama’s latest release will have you grooving on the dancefloor.

Greazu$ – U Make Me Crazy

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Greazu$ is a local Vancouver underground duo comprised of Patrik Cure and Severine Erickson, also known as Hxdb. Greazu$ describes themselves as “multi-genre,” and are constantly bringing new sounds and influences into their… Continue reading

Underground Sounds of NYC Part 3: SKMB Guest Mix – Momus

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For the third part in our series ‘Underground Sounds of NYC’ we invited New York based music man Momus, otherwise known as Amaury Meunier to treat us to an exclusive SKMB Guest Mix. Amaury’s love… Continue reading

Bokeh – Aberrations Mix Vol. 1

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A mix of modern & classic House Music, bordering on Techno from local DJ ‘Bokeh’. Featuring: 1. Mike Grant – My Soul, My Spirit (Mr. G’s Freedom Reprise) 2. Friendly Chemist – Visions… Continue reading

Underground Sounds of NYC Part 2: The Dark Side of The Big Apple

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Guest Post by Lawrence Goldstein / Founder of Infectious NYC and Cherry Drop Records Inc

SKMB April 2015 Playlist

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From slow to fast, mellow to dance floor ready, these are the songs that have moved us over the past month’s time.

Happy Medium – Rolling Shades of the Sun EP

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Get lost in Happy Medium’s debut album, full of dreamy and optimistic vibes and warm, soothing vocals.

Underground Sounds of NYC Part 1: Infectious NYC

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SKMB spotlights New York based monthly underground house music radio show INFECTIOUS NYC

SKMB Guest Mix – Kirtay

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  I first met Amy last year at Shambhala Music Festival; we immediately hit it off and soon realized our music tastes were quite similar. She was born and raised in Victoria where… Continue reading

Ryan Wells – Lucia’s Garden (me.n.u free DL)

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Ryan Wells brings the heat with this drool worthy bassline house gem, available for free via me.n.u music. Check out me.n.u music every Wednesday at The Keefer Bar in Vancouver