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FIVE OF CANADA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL EDM ARTISTS

Mightykat 

Counting her main influences as jazz, disco, and soul, MK’s unique sound bridges eclectic house and the funkier side of techno. Her sophisticated style, refined track selection, and tight mixing skills define her signature sound, while her love of the dance floor drives her musical intuition wherever she plays. 

She is a regular guest at Piknic Electronik, and performed at Montreal’s International Jazz Festival in both 2002 & 2006, FCMM’s Media Lounge, BBCM’s Red Party, and was the musical programmer for Quebec’s prestigious comic awards, the Gala Des Oliviers. One of the first international guests at La Santanerra in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, she left her indelible mark at 2012 and 2013 BPM festival (Playa Del Carmen) and also at WMC Miami “Ship Of Fool” (Get physical/Listed after party) 2013-2014 and Cityfox closing party 2014. 

Lost Boy

Lost Boy is a young writer-producer who has established himself as one of Toronto’s most exciting young talents. A versatile all-rounder, Lost Boy works as both a track producer and topliner/lyric writer, and over the past year has cuts/holds with some of Canada’s most prestigious artists.

Misstress Barbara

Barbara Bonfiglio, better known as Misstress Barbara (the misspelling is an intentional portmanteau [i.e. “miss” and “stress”]), is an Italian-born Canadian producer, DJ and singer-songwriter. Born in Catania, Italy, she moved to Montreal, Quebec, Canada at the age of eight and has resided in the city ever since. She has DJed around the globe in the best clubs and festivals among the very best DJs, and has an extensive discography as a producer.

DRTY SHDW


With recent releases such as “Never Let Me Down” and “Moonlight”, Drty Shdw has proven over and over again this year his sharp intuitions when it comes to the choice of his collaborations, teaming up with Alliston Davis on “Never Let Me Down”, and with Xtina Jewell on “Moonlight”,two beautiful chill-out EDM songs that have the timeless feel only a select few are able to create.

Nathan Barato

With his roots in the Toronto after-hours scene and a profile that has since seen him perform at premiere international platforms across the globe, Nathan Barato has carved out a reputation as not only one of the most playable producers in electronic dance music, but amongst its most prolific DJs as well.

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