June 21, 2017 | Tommy Africa’s | $20 at the door | 19+ | Marcus Visionary w/Dubconcious
Whistler jungllists presents: first headliner show this summer at Tommy Africa’s. Sound reinforced by PK Sound.
Come celebrate Summer solstice with a household name for drum and bass Marcus visionary. (Toronto Can) with special guest Dubconscious (Nelson BC)
Free for the first 50 People who sign in online @ http://www.tommmyafricas.com
$10 online ticket
$20 @ the door
One of the hottest names in Jungle & DNB in the world right now, it seems like Marcus Visionary has the Midas touch cause everything he touches turns into gold! With over 20yrs in the game, personally signed into the legendary Digital Soundboy family by Shy FX himself, Marcus joined the elite brotherhood alongside the likes of Dj Fresh, Dj Marky, Benny Page, Calibre & S.P.Y.
Priding himself on his tune selection, clean mixing and is well known for his musical versatility and keen ability to read any crowd, his record collection and astute tune selection is second to none. In his hometown Toronto, Marcus has been running the Prophecy on 89.5 FM for 20 Years alongside DJ Prime, Mr. Brown & Gremlinz. The program is North America’s longest running Jungle DnB radio show and has been a integral part of the city’s developing bass music scene. In 2015 Marcus left the Prophecy in it’s 20th year as he was asked to host his own exclusive radio show on the world famous Kool London (Kool F.M). You can catch Marcus the second and last Tuesday of every month from 2-4 EST 7pm-9pm GMT at http://www.koollondon.com.
After an immense run of critically-acclaimed success, leading to invitations to play at some of the biggest parties and festivals around the world, 2015 culminated in Marcus being nominated Best Jungle Producer at the 2015 We Love Jungle Awards, and being crowned Best Producer/DJ at the 2015 North American DnB Awards.
Hot on the heels of his massive LP Jungle to the World Vol. 1, 2016 heralds in Jungle To The World Volume 2 & 3 with a stellar supporting cast, and the brand spanking new collaboration with NYC Junglist Liondub and select heavyweight Junglists entitled ‘Rumble’
With a full European tour already scheduled, don’t miss out on your chance to be part of it!
[Shambhala Music Festival / Dubslingers ]
Dubconscious has come to represent both the east and the western coast of Canada. Born in Toronto and raised on the jungle / drum’n’bass sounds permeating the city in the late 90s & early 2000s, he developed a taste for hard beats drenched in reggae vibes. 2004 brought a big move across the country to the city of Victoria, which was nurturing a fledgling breaks and jungle scene – by the end of his first year of University, he had bought his first set of Technics and the seed was planted. Bouncing back and forth between Toronto and Victoria for the next three years of school presented plenty of opportunities to play different music to new crowds, adding reggae & dancehall to his repertoire, as well dubstep – in its infancy at this point. After school the move was made back east, joining up with the Dubslingers crew in Toronto, while they were holding down Canada’s longest running dubstep weekly – Dubslingers Wednesdays at Thymeless.
Having established a name for himself in Toronto’s competitive scene, he headed west once more, this time settling in Nelson, BC. After spending two productive years in the area immersing himself in both the great outdoors & the underground party scene, he moved further west to Vancouver, where he played all across the board – dropping sets jam packed with a mash of many forms of urban & modern bass music at a wide selection of venues across the city, the province, and the country on a regular basis. Most recently he’s found himself back in Nelson BC, continuing to work closely with the Shambhala Music Festival and the new Bloom Nightclub.
Appearing in nearly every major city in Canada, and sharing the stage with a wide and varied spectrum of headliners – from Beenie Man and Barrington Levy, to Andy C, Shy FX and Dillinja to The Roots, Mixmaster Mike and Blockhead, to Gramatik , Dub FX, Glitch Mob and Beats Antique, to Bicep and Kastle, to Salva, Clicks & Whistles and the Gaslamp Killer to Truth, Plastician and Rusko – he’s proven his versatility many times over, across an array of arenas. He’s also appeared at numerous music festivals including BC’s Shambhala (7x), Bass Coast (4x), Diversity, Motion Notion, and the Victoria Ska Fest three times over – as well as Ontario’s WEMF and Harvest Festivals, and even the Dragon Festival in Granada, Spain. He curated a Sunday night weekly at The Keefer Bar in Vancouver for 3.5 years, and was also running an all-vinyl reggae & dancehall weekly for a time – Wax Wednesdays at the Waldorf – the poster for which was featured in Major Lazer & Busy Signal’s music video for “Bumaye.”