Events Archive

Jan 8: BASHMENT w/ Soundbwoy, ΛV, DJ Flash

Posted by: noble savage on 05/01/2016 in Events

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This Friday, January 8th, ITZSOWEEZEE’s own Soundbwoy and ΛV are teaming up once again for the second edition of BASHMENT. Back by popular demand, this is going to be a bashment party in it’s truest form, with two of our finest selectors bringing you the absolute best in reggae, dancehall, UKG, and grime vibes. The first edition back in November was a movie, with Dundas Video (831 Dundas St W, Toronto) being packed from wall to wall and dripping with sweat as everyone made the dance floor their home. Honestly, that night was one of the best parties we’ve experienced in Toronto in a very long time. This Friday is going to be even more legendary, as this jam serves as the official going-away party for Soundbwoy, who is moving to the UK the following week. In addition, Soundbwoy has invited his original mentor, DJ Flash, to bless the turntables with his presence and throw down B2B as they often did in the tri-cities. Soundbwoy, ΛV, and DJ Flash in the same room?! This is going to be nothing less than a PROBLEM. Make sure you arrive early, because it is guaranteed to be slammed, and it’s not every day that you get to experience something this special.

Well we’re having a BASHMENT party so people come and feel the vibes. Wearing Gucci and Armani feeling rich like Wesley Snipes. Drinking crystal with my shorty, burning my dollars thru night. So we’re having a dancehall party, so let’s romp till morning light.

Soundbwoy (ITZSOWEEZEE)
ΛV (ITZSOWEEZEE)
DJ Flash (ATB)

Doors @ 10:30 | 19+ Event

For more info, visit the Facebook event page.

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Dec 26: ITZSOWEEZEE Boxing Day w/ Tom Wrecks, DeMiggs, ΛV

Posted by: noble savage on 23/12/2015 in Events

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On Saturday, December 26th, come celebrate Boxing Day with the at our usual headquarters, Drake Underground (1150 Queen St W, Toronto). We’ll also be celebrating the birthday of our own Tom Wrecks, who is back in town after touring Alaska with Waka Flocka. Sounds for the night will be provided by Tom himself, DeMiggs, and ΛV, so obviously the party is going to be live. Come out and cure your holiday food coma (or add to your holiday hangover) with the ITZSOWEEZEE squad. Details below.

Tom Wrecks (ITZSOWEEZEE)
DeMiggs (ITZSOWEEZEE)
ΛV (ITZSOWEEZEE)

Doors @ 11PM. Guestlist closes at 12AM sharp!

GUESTLIST IS FULL! PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY!

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

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Dec 20: ITZXMAS w/ Tom Wrecks, Soundbwoy, Techtwelve, DeMiggs, ΛV + Special Guests

Posted by: noble savage on 14/12/2015 in Events

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On Sunday, December 20th, we are taking over Apt. 200 (1034 Queen St W, Toronto) for ITZXMAS, a very special holiday party to celebrate the season and to thank everyone that continues to support our musical movement. It’s a very rare opportunity to catch ALL of our selectors in one room, along with some surprise guests. That’s right, the line-up includes everyone from the ITZSOWEEZEE camp, including Tom Wrecks, Soundbwoy, Techtwelve, DeMiggs, and ΛV. And you never know who else may bless the decks, given our vast network of talented friends. It’s a no guestlist, no cover kind of night, because we just want to say thank you to everyone that has shown us love over the years. So come out, drink up, and be merry! We hope to see all of you there on Sunday!

Tom Wrecks (ITZSOWEEZEE)
Soundbwoy (ITZSOWEEZEE)
Techtwelve (ITZSOWEEZEE)
DeMiggs (ITZSOWEEZEE)
ΛV (ITZSOWEEZEE)
♪ Special Guests

Doors @ 9PM | No Cover | No Guestlist | Arrive Early!

For more info, see the Facebook event page.

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Dec 11: Baauer w/ Internet Daughter, Eytan Tobin, beat sampras @ The Hoxton

Posted by: noble savage on 10/12/2015 in Events

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Tomorrow night, Baauer is taking over The Hoxton (69 Bathurst Street, Toronto), alongside our friends from Bedroomer, Internet Daughter and Eytan Tobin. Both of these stellar producers have contributed to our very own Spotlight Series, and you should definitely take in their mixes below. In addition, we are pleased to announce the official addition of beat sampras to the ITZSOWEEZEE family, and he will be opening up the night, dropping some hits and many of his own creations. He recently dropped his new mixtape, The Remixes, which we premiered last week – check that out immediately. Come through and make sure you are ready to wild the fuck out and welcome the homie to the crew in style.

Baauer (Mad Decent/Jeffrees/LuckyMe)
Internet Daughter (Bedroomer)
Eytan Tobin (Bedroomer)
beat sampras (ITZSOWEEZEE)

The Hoxton (69 Bathurst Street, Toronto)
Doors @ 10PM | 19+ Event

$20 Advance Tickets (TicketWeb)

For more info, visit the Facebook event page.

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Dec 12: SAFE w/ Eric Dingus + Special Guests @ The Mod Club

Posted by: noble savage on 02/12/2015 in Events

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On Saturday, December 12th, Toronto emcee/singer SAFE is headlining his first show and will be performing his much-lauded new EP, Stay Down (see our previous post), along with a number of other new unreleased songs and guest performances. If you didn’t already know, SAFE has been on the rise this year – dropping fresh videos, receiving multiple co-signs from the OVO camp, and he’s now ready to show the city why he’s in such high demand. Supporting the young emcee will be Eric Dingus behind the decks, so you know the sounds are going to be tight. It all goes down at The Mod Club (722 College St W, Toronto), and it promises to be a show that you don’t want to miss. We’ll be in the building – so come through and build with the squad.

SAFE (Toronto)
Eric Dingus (Toronto)
♪ Special Guests

The Mod Club (722 College St W)
Doors @ 9pm | 19+ Event

$15 Advance Tickets (Tilt)
$20 @ Door

For more info, visit the Facebook event page.

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Nov 28: ITZSOWEEZEE w/ Tom Wrecks, DeMiggs, ΛV

Posted by: noble savage on 25/11/2015 in Events

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On Saturday, November 28th, we return to Drake Underground (1150 Queen St W, Toronto) for our monthly ITZSOWEEZEE party. Behind the decks will be our very own Tom Wrecks (fresh off tour), DeMiggs, and ΛV. We could go on about how awesome our jams are, but we’re pretty sure you already know that by now. Check out the pictures from last month’s party to see for yourself. As always, get on the guestlist, arrive early, and be ready to dance. See you all on Saturday.

Tom Wrecks (ITZSOWEEZEE)
DeMiggs (ITZSOWEEZEE)
ΛV (ITZSOWEEZEE)

Doors @ 11PM. Guestlist closes at 12AM sharp!

GUESTLIST IS FULL! PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY!

For more information, visit the Facebook event page.

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Nov 20: Bashment w/ Soundbwoy & ΛV

Posted by: noble savage on 19/11/2015 in Events

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This Friday, November 20th, ITZSOWEEZEE’s own Soundbwoy and ΛV are connecting to bring you the first edition of BASHMENT. As the name implies, this is going to be a bashment party in it’s truest form, with two of our finest selectors bringing you the absolute best in reggae, dancehall, UKG, and grime vibes. Trust us when we tell you that the original Jamaican rude, Soundbwoy, has been itching for an opportunity to take it back to his roots and school everybody in what it means to be a dancehall king. Furthermore, ΛV, the man with the deepest crates in Toronto (don’t even try to test that claim – you will get dusted), is himself a reggae fiend who always manages to press play on new gems, as well as classics that have been long forgotten by the masses. This night has been a long time coming, and it promises to be the livest night in Toronto in a LONG time. If you aren’t there you’re going to be missing out on something legendary. So make sure you get to Dundas Video (831 Dundas St W, Toronto) EARLY, because the venue is small, the walls be dripping with sweat, and you don’t want to be left out in the cold while mans are catching bubbles on some criss tings.

Well we’re having a BASHMENT party so people come and feel the vibes. Wearing Gucci and Armani feeling rich like Wesley Snipes. Drinking crystal with my shorty, burning my dollars thru night. So we’re having a dancehall party, so let’s romp till morning light.

Soundbwoy (ITZSOWEEZEE)
ΛV (ITZSOWEEZEE)

Doors @ 11:30 | 19+ Event

For more info, visit the Facebook event page.

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Nov 20: K-OS w/ Saul Williams @ The Danforth Music Hall

Posted by: noble savage on 19/11/2015 in Events

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On Friday, November 20th, Toronto hiphop legend K-OS is taking over The Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth Ave, Toronto) for a special live performance in support of his new album, Can’t Fly Without Gravity. And, as a bonus, he’s bringing along thought-provoking New York emcee/musician/songwriter/poet Saul Williams to perform as well! If you’re a fan of hiphop and good vibes, this is going to be a concert you don’t want to miss! Tickets are available now via Ticketmaster, Rotate This, Soundscapes, and Tiny Record Shop.

CONTEST: We are also giving away a pair of FREE tickets (that’s right, FREE), to one lucky winner! Head over to our Facebook page to enter the contest – winners will be announced later tonight (November 19th)!

K-OS (Toronto)
Saul Williams (New York)

Doors @ 7pm | 19+ Event

For more info, visit the Facebook event page.

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Nov 17: Michael Imperial “Saviour / No More” EP Release Party w/ Michael Imperial & ΛV

Posted by: noble savage on 16/11/2015 in Events

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Tomorrow night, our brother-in-arms Michael Imperial is taking over Toronto’s new hipster playground, Apt. 200 (1034 Queen St W), to debut his brand new EP, Saviour / No More, which will be released via Netherlands-based record label Armada Music. Joining him behind the decks will be ITZSOWEEZEE’s own ΛV, who is fresh off the release of his latest mixtape, ΛV SOUND 002. It’s going to be a night to remember, because when these two best friends join forces for a B2B set, the vibes are always incredible. In addition, there will be some yet-to-be-announced special guests who will be assisting the Toronto troublemakers in presenting their musical madness. We’d like to preemptively congratulate Michael on a successful release, and hope to see you all in attendance and dancing the night away.

Michael Imperial (Armada Music / Rare Beef)
ΛV (ITZSOWEEZEE)
♪ Surprise Guests

Doors at 10PM | 19+ Event
Free Guestlist w/ RSVP on Facebook

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Nov 26: The Hustle w/ OSIYM, SeT, Johnny Active, Haviah Mighty, DJ Ken L Jones

Posted by: noble savage on 16/11/2015 in Events

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TORONTO – Capping off a year of showcasing talented independent music from Toronto (Keita Juma, Adria Kain, The Extremities, Above Top Secret & many more) and abroad (Little Simz, Post Malone, Waldo, denitia and sene, Tiffany Gouché, Ms. Charm Taylor & others), The Academy presents the 11th Edition of The Hustle with an all-Toronto lineup showcasing a diverse range of emcees putting on for the 416.

OSIYM have been heavy in the game, with group members Charlie Black and Nova having released several projects as solo emcees prior to joining forces as ratchet-condoning duo OSIYM. Since the collaboration began, they’ve released two EPs including 2015’s Spirits, and performed at international music festivals A3C, Pop Montreal, CMW and NXNE.

SeT, representing CReW and the SmashMouth Music Group, is an up-and-coming emcee specializing in spitting rapidfire flows while balancing head-spinning metaphors. Since the release of his debut LP AuRA in 2014, he’s been delivering a consistent stream of videos, key features, singles and performances. Get familiar with the young grinder at The Hustle.

Johnny Active was active on YouTube before even releasing his debut single. He had amassed over 150,000 views with strategic covers and remixes before dropping the eye candy laden lyric video for his turn up banger “Guest List.” Just don’t take advantage of his liberal use of the guest list.

Haviah Mighty does it all – rapping, producing, DJing, multi-instrumentalizing, singing, awesoming. With a tendency to touch on real topics while boasting a tight flow over heavy bass, Haviah’s versatility is evident all over her debut LP Bass Loud, which was released earlier this year.

DJ Ken L Jones is a familiar face to regulars of The Academy events, having spun at a couple previous events including Chicago group The Palmer Squares’ concert at Revival Bar last month. With an ability to play classics, turn up bangers and rare gems, he’s a safe bet to make his name known in many Toronto party and DJ circles in the coming years.

OSIYM
SeT
Johnny Active
Haviah Mighty
DJ Ken L Jones

The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen St West)
Doors @ 9PM | Show @ 10PM | 19+ Event

$10 Advance Tickets (Eventbrite)
$15 @ Door

For more info, visit the Facebook event page

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