Wonderment-at-Night: Azu Tiwaline (Live), Phaeleh, Handsome Tiger, Michael Red (Live-DJ), Caçadora
Exploring the depths of bass music and tribal electronics for Wonderment 2022
9:00pm - 2:00pm Doors at: 9:00pm
Saturday, July 30
Capital Ballroom, Victoria BC
Azu Tiwaline (Live)
Michael Red (Live-DJ set)
This will be an epic night of world-class talent that you will not want to miss from beginning to end!
Presented by the Garden City Electronic Music Society and supported by the Government of Canada, Creative BC, BC Arts Council, the Province of British Columbia, the Capital Regional District and the City of Victoria.
Tickets: $25 ($35.02 inclusive of fees and taxes)
AZU TIWALINE (Tunisia, Live Performance)
Azu Tiwaline: It's a new name for a new spirit. The one of a producer willing to find a new sound in her origins which take root in the Sahara and El Djerid region in the south of Tunisia. A sound from the desert, drawing on Berberian and Saharan trance music that connects human beings with Nature.
Draw Me A Silence, conceived as a diptych, reveals to us the multiple facets of Azu Tiwaline's identity. Untying the links that unite Berber music, dub culture and techno hypnosis, Azu Tiwaline invites us to refocus on our senses and our Nature. She knows how to use contrasts between light and the invisible, exploring the complexity of our emotions and the mystery that emanates from them, in a polyrhythmic chiaroscuro that runs through each of her titles.
PHAELEH (Bristol UK)
Matthew "Matt" Preston (Phaeleh, pronounced Fella) is a multi-instrumentalist, producer and DJ, residing in Bristol, England. The name came from an aesthetic decision, to stand out visually rather than having a specific meaning.
He produces music that could be loosely described as cinematic electronica, but his roots are in dubstep, garage and house. Phaeleh himself describes his music as "electronic bass music" with a heavy emphasis on melody and emotional content. His main inspirations are Boards of Canada, Aphex Twin, LTJ Bukem, Global Communication and Brian Eno. His compositions are a fusion of live instrumentation and electronic production.
MICHAEL RED (Vancouver, LIVE-DJ set)
Michael Red is a Vancouver based music producer, composer, curator, performer and DJ. Founder and lead for Low Indigo (leftfield music label, community, events), ambient/ experimental artist under the name Souns, one half of LA FE, one half of Chambers, former collaborator and touring artist with throat singer Tanya Tagaq for over ten years, former curator for New Forms Festival for over ten years, Bass Coast Music Festival resident, the founding member of Lighta! Sound, and collaborator with a long list of other notable artists.
Michael’s music has been released on labels like Isla, xpq?, Modern Math, New Kanada, Mutek Recordings, Debacle, Beacon Sound, Hotham Sound and Subtempo. His music has been featured commercially alongside brands like Louis Vuitton, Patagonia, Arc'teryx and appeared in tv & film like An Untold History, the award-winning The Last Honey Hunter, and Hwuy’xwet Pune’luxutth.
Michael has performed across Canada, Europe, Australia, NZ, Mexico, New York, on Boiler Room and has been written about in The Wire, XLR8R, Resident Advisor, and Vice's Thump. Ongoing influences include: dub music, all nature, outer space, the unseen world, transcendence, evolution, and movements towards true balance and harmony.
Michael will be performing a Live-DJ hybrid set at the Capital Ballroom on Saturday, July 30.
HANDSOME TIGER (Vancouver)
No stranger to the Vancouver and West Coast music community, Handsome Tiger has played countless shows and gathered numerous releases under his belt. Quickly becoming a west coast festival scene favourite with appearances at Bass Coast, Shambhala, and Rifflandia to name a few. With a love of bass music he’s been a strong advocate in supporting and contributing to many events in Vancouver’s underground Scene. With appearances at Bass Coast, Shambhala to name a few, he's shared the stage with artists such as EarthGang, Snotty Nose Rez Kids, Ky-Mani Marley, Sister Nancy, DJ MADD, TMSV, Madam X, D Double E, Lady Chann, Hypho, Distinct Motive & Lighta! Sound.
His DJ sets mix many flavours of sound system culture and global bass sounds including dubstep, grime, dancehall, afrobeats, rap and more all woven together to light up any dance floor. Named in CBC music’s 6 Indigenous artists you need to know in 2021 and CBC’s Reclaimed artists to watch in 2020.
Caçadora (pronounced Ca-sa-do-ra) resonates with deep dubby grooves, crossing a range of musical genres from reggae, dancehall and dub to future bass, hip hop, trap and techy dub. Her flavour weaves the warmth of roots music with electronic bass beats, incorporating a healthy dub influence in her sound. Whatever the genre or tempo she keeps it smooth and spicy.
An active mainstay on the west coast electronic music scene, Caçadora has performed at shows through Western Canada and the US with festivals including Shambhala Festival, What The Festival, Luminosity Festival, Diversity Festival, Otherworld and Inshala Festival. You'll catch her most frequently performing in her current hometown, Victoria BC.
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