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Smalltown Djs play Spirit Bar

By Contributor
November 1st, 2012

Riding the first wave of DJs that emerged from Diplo’s Hollerboard site in the mid 2000s, Pete Emes and Mike Grimes, akaSmalltown Djs have played shows across the globe from Fabric in London, to Paris & Helsinki; from U-Hall in DC, to Brooklyn to LA. 

With highlights that include a one-year DJ stint in Las Vegas and performing at Sean White’s gold medal party at the Olympics in Vancouver, akaSmalltown Djs are set to play the Hume Spirit Bar Saturday (November 3).

After some production success with Smalltown Romeo, a collaboration project with Shad, their track “Boom Ha” was featured in the HBO show “Girls” and in the Jonah Hill movie “The Sitter”.

The video deserves another round it’s that good –so check it here.

This year has been a busy one for the Calgary producers.

They released four tracks including “Love Decoy” with Bonjay songstress Alanna Stewart, “Loving the Vibe” featuring Trigga Nom (T&A Records); “Blow” (on Sabo’s Sol Selectas) and “Wicked” with Willy Joy (No Brainer Records). Listen here: .

These tunes have been played by DJs around the planet namely A-Trak, Diplo, Toddla T, Sinden, Annie Mac, and more.  With a new single “Good People” coming on November 20th (out on T&A) and a full-length planned for the new year, this production duo is really set to break through.

The Smalltown DJs have toured relentlessly this year with stops at SXSW, the Winter Music Conference and then a run of festivals that included the Mad Decent Block Party Toronto, Shambhala, Basscoast and VEMF. Don’t miss them on their next Canadian tour with Grandtheft.

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