Brazilian girl by birth, Tibetian Buddhist by religion, and world citizen by choice, her music is not always the same. Sometimes jazzier, sometimes more electronic, it changes according to her own moment. However, it is always stepping forward and assembling our thoughts, souls... and moving hips! Organic Beats it's not about music, its about connection. About dreams. About emotions.
His taste could be described as eclectic, deep and always funky in all forms. He likes to mix various selections from around the globe in a seamless smooth transition.
Playing the best in every genre of music effortlessly, Majesty has earned the title of one of the most versatile DJs in the industry. Amongst his peers, he's known as a hard worker who takes his craft very seriously and is a consummate professional. MAJESTY’s number one goal is to provide the best experience possible and he brings that to HouseWork here on iLive.
Born in Lisbon, Portugal and now living in Toronto, Eddie Softly immerses himself in sound. An avid record collector from the age of 7, Eddie began creating his own mixtapes before his move to Canada. An early babysitting gig would give the opportunity and access to turntables and records, giving Eddie the chance to learn the art of beat mixing. A lover of all music, Eddie is now here with the iLive family serving up 2hours of house-infused vibes on Eddie Softly
Sara Scruton also known as Nina Flower is a Toronto based D.J/Musician and has an education in music business and law. Sara started DJing techno and house at the age of 17 which led her to travel through the Americas and Europe playing alongside some of the biggest names in techno including Misstress Barbara, Drexcyia, Mike Huckaby, Robert Hood and DJ Minx to name a few. Not only a DJ but she has also been a promoter and a music journalist. Sara has hosted parties in Toronto, Montreal and Detroit and has written for electronic music zines and reviewed music for various electronic music websites. Sara has been a radio host/DJ spanning over two decades on local radio stations as well as international internet radio stations. Sara currently DJ’s deep and soulful house, and is learning music production and Alto Saxophone. For more information please visit her personal website ninaflower.com.
Lighter is a veteran DJ with over 15 years experience, My Circuit runs deep in UK & Toronto. Known for versatility, knowledge and understanding of multiple genres. You get nothing but energy from DJ Lighter, member of international crew British Man Dem .
Dean aka DJ Salient is a Toronto-based sound engineer and DJ whose audio engineering career spans 15 years. A Metal Works Audio Engineering graduate, and show DJ for Kidd Danielz, Dean gets his inspiration from listening to DJ AM’s mixes, and studying all the behind the scenes studio footage, turntablist audio and video he can find. As the resident sound man for iLive Radio’s flagship hip hop show Rapsolute, Dean is passionate about innovating sound and bringing his love for hip-hop, Drum and Bass, Jungle and Metal to another level.
DJ Shortcut has been a mainstay in Toronto’s hip hop music scene for more than twenty-five years. He’s played in pretty much every major venue in Toronto, completed a cross Canadian tour with Alex Dimez as part of Necro’s tours, and helped form “Empire” or what some people call the Canadian Wu Tang Clan, which consisted of Adam Bomb, Scandalis, TRA, Tek Man, Talksick, and more. Opening up for legendary acts such as Public Enemy, House of Pain, Cypress Hill, Ice Cube, Busta Rhymes, and Krs-1, just to name a few, Shortcut has also performed at parties for Canadian legends Michie Mee and Maestro Fresh Wes.
DJ Ceasar Swiff began his career in radio broadcasting at Seneca@York, where he got a few mixes played on air. He also landed a residency at University of Toronto, Mississauga on 91.9 fm radio show Connect A Dot alongside the late DJ Swiff Laroc (RIP). With a passion for all types of music, DJ Ceasar Swiff’s choice of weapons for mixing, scratching and cutting all sorts of music are Technic 1200 turntables.
A deliberate music junkie, with the spectrum of the universe being played in her world as a child; Brown Sugar is and will always be drawn to people who have a passion for music.
Born in Washington, D.C. in the USA, his love of music was curated at an early age listening to music ranging from Earth, Wind and Fire to Queen. Self-taught on the drums and keyboard by age 19, he played and produced music in a few groups around the Washington, DC area. One of his greatest moments was playing drums on a Rhythm & Blues Christmas album in the late ‘80’s featuring some of the best singing groups from the 60’s, most notably, the Orioles and the Clovers. This year D.Black started the #IndieMusicChallenge. In partnering with DJ’s and radio presenters from the UK, USA and Canada to feature a talented Independent artist per week to help push their music to the masses.
Watts Is Live, is a DJ/Producer from Toronto, Canada. Born to musician parents, his musical journey started at birth, with Jazz and Hip Hop being vastly influential along this path. Inspired by some of Hip Hop’s greatest talents such as; A Tribe Called Quest (QTip), De La Soul, Wu Tang (RZA), Nas, Digable Planets, Slum Village (J Dilla), Saukrates and many more...