Archive for the Mood Hut Category
Regularfantasy and Void Mirror met up at the Dance Music Workshop in beautiful Victoria, B.C. during the dog days of summer to track down the house. The music here represents some of the results: melted italo, evergreen synths, and shining energy.
Third Space was inspired by a digital painting of a house by Marilyne Blais. A printout of the untitled work was pinned to the wall in Casa de Haiku studio, becoming an unexpected influence on the record. The duo realized early on they had started to imagine the soundscape inside […]
Even if he’s not Mood Hut’s most recognizable name, Ian Wyatt has always been an integral part of the crew. He’s a cofounder who was instrumental in developing Vancouver’s chilled, dubbed-out house sound with his records and mixes. After two years of inactivity, Wyatt returns with his long-awaited Local Artist debut […]
Phoebé Guillemot’s music can feel like alien terrain. As RAMZi, she twists exotic samples, percussion and vocals into something unfamiliar, making songs that seem to spread outwards and move in confusing patterns. A RAMZi track is like a living collage in which all the fragments are shifting. Phobiza “Noite” Vol. […]
From the ashes of Aquarian Foundation rises Kinetic Electronix. In 2014, the name appeared on a Vancouver-themed split 12-inch from Future Times. As usual with Mood Hut, the project’s details are foggy. It’s unclear if Aquarian Foundation is over, or if this is just a diversion. Either way, Kinetic Electronix […]
I haven’t been to Vancouver, and perhaps I never will. After all, the reality of the city couldn’t possibly live up to its depiction on the Pender Street Steppers’ Life In The Zone. Released last year on the Mood Hut label—the Steppers are yet another product of that exceptionally talented […]