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Event Archive - Super Summer Jam After Dark featuring: The Gaff, DJ Com

Thu. August 11th 2016 Copper Owl (No Minors)
tba at the door only.
Presented by: Garden City Grooves
Following Super Summer Jam 3 in Centennial Square on Thursday Aug 11, Garden City Grooves continues our celebration of hip-hop at The Copper Owl with The Gaff (Saskatoon, SK) and DJ Cosm (Dragon Fli Empire, Calgary AB) for Super Summer Jam After Dark. See one of Canada's finest party rockers lay it down on the wheels of steel in a rare appearance at an intimate venue. He'll be coming to Victoria straight from Shambhala where he's appeared many times over the last several years. Also on the bill is DJ Cosm of the legendary Dragon Fli Empire and host of Western Canada's longest running hip-hop radio show "Mental Illness" on CJSW in Calgary. Get your tickets early as this one sure to sell out!!

The Gaff is a world renowned Party Rockin DJ, Producer and Record Collector infusing modern day Club, Hip-hop, Electronic, & Dance Music with original Break Beats, Funk, Soul, & World Flavours.........these musical styles are unified by Gaff's extensive arsenal of turntable skills: Tight Scratches, Cuts, Humour, Unmistakable Flavour & Playfulness

The Gaff is a soulful brother on the wheels of steel, a lifelong DJ with tight skills & cuts, a lengthy list of accomplishments, tonnes of records, heart & class. Gaff is also a renowned Producer, using ableton live, vintage equipment and; 'the main ingredients' in Gaff's renowned soul food recipe; a substantial record collection of over 10 000 lp's & 45's. One foot in the future, and one foot in the past. The Gaff's purpose is in elevating Hip Hop, Dance, Club and Electronic Sounds to a level easily combined with Funk, Soul,& Jazz.The result being amazing performances & instrumental production, giving a complete story of music. The Gaff has rocked parties and clubs far and wide, NYC to LA: either by all vinyl 45 sets, or destroying it with tight scratching, live drumming on the sampler, and turntable kung fu. A teacher of the essential, peers and fans are often caught overlooking The Gaff's shoulder to see just what that last sound he played was! Having just released the acclaimed & highly successful mix; "Soul Sisters Stand Up" with friend Skratch Bastid in 2012, the future holds a list of steady production releases as well as his long awaited debut album.

Peer Quotes:

“Gaff got so Many ill records it’s fu$*ing Mind Boggling. I am in awe” Cosmo Baker

“The First Time I met Gaff I quickly realized he possessed the most important part of being a DJ.......a knockin' record collection. It's good to see he's harvesting the crops” DJ Nu-Mark (Jurassic 5)

"Gaff is a multi talented DJ - Producer Funk Ninja. He is known to have some of the rarest and heaviest funk breaks around, not to mention his skratching, skateboarding, and log sliding abilities. The Gaff is Really Good." Mat The Alien

"The Gaff is a unique combination of skills, great taste, and "partyrockability"!!! I'm Always entertained by his sets and stoked to have accomplished a mix with him." Skratch Bastid


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