Music, Art & Culture

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Toronto-based DJ/Producer Weska is ready to release another unique EP, Black Boots, to the underground techno nation. Partnered with Octopus Recordings to create an intensive sound, Weska again impresses his listeners by compiling a series of punchy sounds. This dark and ominous title track Black Boots takes it’s listeners through an entrancing range of

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We’re excited to provide you with an incredible new MINDSETS mix from Guatemalan born producer, Owner & Director at Digital Delight, Sultry Vibes & Close Encounters… Mr. Sishi Rösch! “I made this mix with cuts that I’m feeling at the moment, just a straight up house club vibe of what people can

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Culture

On Thursday, May 7th, Deep Side Yoga presents our first session of the month, entitled Detox Flow, to be held at WOA. Supplying the music is special guest DJ Drala – as we look to prepare the body for a weekend of toxins – picking up the pace and aligning the chakras before the inevitable imbalance after

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CultureMusic

This summer, Toronto’s festival season gets one more addition – and its a big one. Our friends at Embrace have teamed up with promotion giant SFX to bring one of the UK’s leading music festivals to Canada for its first international adventure. This June, Hanlan’s Point on Toronto Island (the same

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Next Month, Sean Miller releases his latest EP, Matter of Time, on Josh Wink’s Ovum Recordings label. The three-track effort features new original works from the Toronto-based DJ & Producer. Following his first release, Swells, on Chus and Ceballos’ Stereo imprint in 2003, Sean’s productions have found themselves onto some of the

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Contests

This Summer, Toronto’s premiere electronic concert series, Electric Island prepares for its biggest year yet – and we mean bigger in all facets of the word. From a bigger spot on Toronto Island, to a bigger stage, and of course, the bigger lineups. The 4-event series kicks off on May

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Toronto-based producers The Junkies continue their ascension into the upper echelons of underground electronic music with their latest release, entitled Forever, due May 4th on Transmit Recordings. The 3-piece EP features 2 original works, and a remix from fellow Torontonian Nathan Barato. The title track is a testament to what has brought The Junkies success

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This summer, a trifecta of Mexican DJs are coming to a club near you.   ++, a new endeavour undertaken by high profile artists such as Metrika, Climbers, Robbie Akbal, and Miguel Puente, aims to recruit every strong national contender to mix them together in a series of b2b2b sets around the world, testing the

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On April 20th, Ovum Recording label head Josh Wink releases his latest ep, entitled Denial. The EP features the new original, as well as an acid house & dub remix of the title track. The original mix of Denial, previewed above, falls under the umbrella of dark, hypnotic, techno. Featuring

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This week, Toronto-based Justin Brennon Smith, also known as one-half of the techno duo R+D, released an original production entitled Incognito. A sultry, dark and ethereal techno track, that builds on a thumping, deep bass line, layering effects, loops, and sounds over the 7 minute journey. Producing under the moniker

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Upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, May 9th Cabal, WOA, and *spark present: Nature of Music (Equaria) Andrew McDonnell (Amam) Jad Ad (*spark) Cover: $15 before 11 | $15 after 12 Doors open at 9 | 19+

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Upcoming Events

Friday, May 8th… Platform, WOA, Floh Entertainment and CODA present: ✧ BLOND:ISH ✧ (Kompakt | Get Physical | UK) ✧NITIN✧ opening set: ✧ CURTIS RUSSO ✧ For guestlist, contact emile@wayofacting.com Doors open at 10 | 19+

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Upcoming Events

Friday May 15th, 2015… FLOH, Prism, LCPR, & WOA present: ◈ SYDNEY BLU ◈ extended 4hr set! alongside ◈ SIMON JAIN ◈ ◈ VIDERI ◈ Streaming on WOAlive! For guestlist, contact emile@wayofacting.com Doors open at 10 | 19+

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Music Art & Culture

woajunkies2
Previews

Toronto-based producers The Junkies continue their ascension into the upper echelons of underground electronic music with their latest release, entitled Forever, due May 4th on Transmit Recordings. The 3-piece EP features 2 original works, and a remix from fellow Torontonian Nathan Barato. The title track is a testament to what has brought The Junkies success

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pluspluswoa
MusicPreviews

This summer, a trifecta of Mexican DJs are coming to a club near you.   ++, a new endeavour undertaken by high profile artists such as Metrika, Climbers, Robbie Akbal, and Miguel Puente, aims to recruit every strong national contender to mix them together in a series of b2b2b sets around the world, testing the

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winkwoa
MusicPreviews

On April 20th, Ovum Recording label head Josh Wink releases his latest ep, entitled Denial. The EP features the new original, as well as an acid house & dub remix of the title track. The original mix of Denial, previewed above, falls under the umbrella of dark, hypnotic, techno. Featuring

Read More
jbs-incognito
MusicPreviews

This week, Toronto-based Justin Brennon Smith, also known as one-half of the techno duo R+D, released an original production entitled Incognito. A sultry, dark and ethereal techno track, that builds on a thumping, deep bass line, layering effects, loops, and sounds over the 7 minute journey. Producing under the moniker

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Music

Today, the new festival that’s got Montreal and Toronto alike buzzing, AIM (art, innovation, movement), released quite the promo video in order to announce the full lineup of international artists and local DJs set to play the 3-day event this June. The video seems to take a page out of

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MusicPodcast

April’s edition of MINDSETS features an hour in the mind of Vancouver-based producer Jay Tripwire! Having been honing his craft for well over 20 years, Jay’s constant desire to experiment has led him to create over 200 vinyl releases, 4 albums, and 2 mix compilations, including productions on Poker Flat, Akbal

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Yesterday, dance music duo JETS, consisting of mixed media artist Jimmy Edgar and Machinedrum (Travis Stewart), announced the upcoming release of their sophomore release, entitled, The Chants. The 4-track EP, which is slated for a May 11th release on Ultramajic, can be expected to contain a lot of funky rhythms

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Music

This week, #WOAradio broadcasts from Cabal and the weekly Thursday night party put on by local DJ duo KEY, showcasing dance music from all around the world and all era’s. The goal is to take a deeper look into dance music DJS from Toronto. This week features Andy Capp, anointed Guru at

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MusicPreviews

Last week, Green Velvet’s Relief Records label released an unannounced LP on Beatport created by the aforementioned Laserbeams producer alongside equal parts techno legend Carl Craig! The album, entitled Unity, features 6 tracks and an accompanying intro, and has the unmistakable traits of the two artists behind each production. With no formal announcement to release

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MusicPreviews

Last week, Toronto techno duo R+D released their latest EP of northern underground grooves on local label Downpour Recordings. Smugglers & Bounty Hunters dropped on Beatport March 16th, and features two original tracks, ‘Alpha Beta Warp Drive’, and ‘Cosmonaut’. The EP is a hard-hitting techno release that will bring your mind

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