SLYNK & K+LAB
SATURDAY | SEPTEMBER 30 | 2017
11pm to 3am
@ THE RED ROOM | 398 Richards St., Vancouver
with SPIN KRINGLE
Available online at www.twisted.ca
First 100 tickets @ $20
More at the Door
FOR GROUP SALES OF 5 OR MORE, EMAIL INFO@TWISTED.CA
(Australia) - Adapted | Ghetto Funk | Disco Cakes
Naturally gifted with a musical ear, Evan aka Slynk flirted at first with a range of classical instruments including piano, guitar and drums, but it's when he started experimenting with sampling and sound design that the wheels were ultimately set in motions.
From his first gigs in an underground New York inspired café in his hometown of Brisbane, to his first International appearance at Shambala's Fractal Forest, in 2009, 5 years had gone by. 5 years spent refining his skills and experimenting and educating himself and his fans with mash up productions of classic hip hop, ingrained with rare and funky, rhythmically savvy grooves.
With the overwhelming support and love from the world’s most respected funky breaks producers behind him, Slynk's reputation has been growing strong with now numerous releases on several labels under his belt (Jalapeno Records, Goodgroove, and Discocakes just to name a few). His timeless nu¬funk electro boogie bravado has met the public with an overwhelming enthusiasm, climbing the charts in more than one occasion as in the case of the robust bass treatment and hip¬punishing live drum swing.
He reserved for his re¬work of Ed Solo & Deekline's "No No No!" that comfortably sat at number one in Juno's best Selling Single Chart. His fourth appearance at Fractal Forest in 2013 brought his unstoppable Forward Momentum to a new level with a set that not only constitutes his best credentials to day but also consecrated his name to the West Coast Funk Nation. Nothing more than another step in spreading his instant¬smile¬provoking¬supreme¬'80s¬funk¬flavored boogie, Slynk moved to British Columbia at the beginning of the summer of 2013 to complete his conquering of the New World and, as an Ambassador of Funk, he is now getting ready to share his love for music with the rest of the world.
(New Zealand) - LOWTEMP | JUNKFOOD | ADAPTED | WESTWOOD
All The Way From New Zealand “The Land Of The Long White Cloud” Comes The Keytar Wielding Beat Making Wunderkind “K+Lab.”
Combining his love for block-rockin-hip-hop with skull shaking basslines and soul stirring funk, the K+LAB sound is a party rocking mother-ship full of musical booty. K+LAB live consists of a keytar, MPD drum machine and trunk loads of funk, completely reworking his original tunes and remixes he takes you on an eclectic odyssey through the underground swamps of bass music.
K+LAB live samples everything from jazz to drum n bass, funk to glitch hop, soul to breakbeat and everything in between leaving you pleasantly disoriented as he drops brick after brick into your earholes!
It is this bass-heavy uniqueness that has seen him become an in demand performer throughout the globe. The last 6 years have seen K+LAB performing to thousands of blissed out punters with epic tours through Australia, Canada, and New Zealand including festivals such as Shambhala (CAD), Northern Bass (NZD), Earth Frequency (AUS) and more.
With over 60 tracks featuring releases on Gramatik’s Lowtemp, The Funk Hunters’ Westwood Recordings, Opiuo’s Slurp Music, and his own imprint Junkfood, it’s easy to see he’s at the top of his game. Following his NZ Music Awards nominated album “Spacedirt”.
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