Ganja White Night at House of Blues | Boston, MA | February 14th, 2018
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ORIGINS TOUR w/ GANJA WHITE NIGHT



  • Date:Wednesday, February 14, 2018
  • Venue:House of Blues
  • Address:15 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA 02115
  • Age:18+
  • Artists:Ganja White Night, Caspa, Subtronics
  • Time:08:00 PM

GANJA WHITE NIGHT

After composing different electronic styles like Hip Hop, Breaks and Drum&Bass, the two group members have been extremely influenced by a musical style in a fully emergence at the time : dubstep, music centre on ‘Bass Wobbling’ while trying to stay away as much as possible from clichés that this style may impose.

For their live performance the group decided to plan live arrangements allowing them to be creative and efficient combining machines, laptops, midi master keybords, all kinds of regulators, samplers, sequencers, processing effects and recently IPads.

Yet the ground is bound to develop their skills as DJ’s in order to diversify and be more flexible. Thanks to this the group is now more approachable for all types of scenes throughout the world.

All two members are self-taught, and they’ve studied electro-acoustic with Annette Vande Gorne at Le Conservatoire Royal of Mons (Belgium). Learning about Musique Concrète and sound design completely shaped Ganja White Night’s music in a totally unique way.

Their first album; which digitally came out in february of 2010 is a compilation of all the LP’s they had previously released, along with a couple exclusive new songs. They’ve self released everything they’ve ever recorder, label that goes under the name of Subcarbon Records. LeBelgeElectrod was in the band until he left in january 2012. The album is featured in many online stores around the world such as iTunes (US, EUR, CAN, AU, UK, JAP), Amazon, Juno Download, Napster or Rhapsody; with the US being the country where it’s been the most successful. The songs Peace By Fear and Blueberry are the best selling tracks.

The band is also member of one of the biggest Belgian artist agency called ‘ThemApples’, along side Aphrodite, Eptic, Dubba Jonny, Inspector Dubplate, Quest One Mc, Jenna G, Point Blank, Syndaesia, Total Science and many more.

CASPA

Today, Caspa is synonymous with the underground. If you don’t know Caspa you don’t know Dubstep. With an epic list of tour dates taking him to every corner of the globe he still finds time to host a bi-monthly night at the world famous Fabric. Not content with running 3 labels , producing dancefloor bomb after dancefloor bomb and the acclaimed album ‘Everybody’s Talking, Nobody’s Listening’, his remix skills are in higher demand than ever, remixing for the likes of Deadmau5, Miike Snow, Swedish House Mafia ,Depeche Mode, Kid Sister and Adam F & Horx feat Redman to name just a few.

This is his story so far…

Growing up in West London on a diet of Jungle and Hip Hop, Caspa started DJ’ing and experimenting with beats after a promising Basketball career was cut short by injury.

In 2003, under the pseudonym Quiet Storm, the track ‘Bass Bins’ was picked up by BBC 1xtra’s J Da Flex and things started to snowball. Founding his own label Storming Productions in 2004, Caspa also began a weekly radio show on the iconic Rinse FM. Signing up and working with the likes of Search & Destroy, Dubchild, Toasty Boy, DJ Narrows and Oris Jay the label soon became established as one of the dominating underground labels of the time.

After receiving a demo from Swedish producers L-Wiz, a thoroughly impressed Caspa decided to start a sister label ‘Dub Police’; its aim to focus entirely on exciting new artists and provide a platform to the new and quickly emerging genre Dubstep. With a string of successful releases from artists such as L-Wiz, N-Type, Rusko, The Others and of course his own productions under the Caspa alias, the label began to grow in to one of the trail blazing labels of the emergent genre. Meanwhile Caspa was also having success on other labels with releases like ‘Rubber Chicken’ which was snapped up by Tempa and soon became an underground anthem.

Amidst the ever growing hype, Caspa and fellow label artist Rusko were approached by Fabric to mix the 37th instalment of the legendary FabricLive series. Following on from such legends as John Peel and Fabio & Grooverider, this was the first commercially available dubstep compilation and played a significant part in bringing the genre into the limelight and introducing it to many new listeners worldwide. His anthemic remix of TC’s ‘Where’s My Money’ pushed things even further and his mix on Deadmau5 and Kaskade ‘I Remember’ further still.

2009 saw Caspa take things to the next level with a series of high profile gigs & festival performances from Glastonbury and Global Gathering to sharing the main stage with Lily Allen and The Arctic Monkey’s at Serbia’s Exit Festival. Not content with rounding up the year with an epic US Tour, his huge remix of Hard by Breakage feat Newham Generals became Zane Lowe’s hottest record in the world at Radio One and was almost immediately followed by his mix of Adam F and Horx featuring Redman ‘Shut the Lights Off’ – which on it’s debut play was also crowned with the same honour.

2010 saw Caspa smash up the clubs with his Subscape collab ‘Geordie Racer’ and his remix of Ludacris’ ‘How Low Can You Go’ – the first official dubstep remix of a major US rap-star. Equally his remix of ‘One’ by Swedish House Mafia has made major waves also. In the summer his epic My Style compilation hit the shops, while on the release front, ‘Back for the First Time’ got everyone talking, with support from Zane Lowe, Annie Mac and Mistajam and daytime and afternoon spins and an official playlist on radio 1. This instrumental then got a massive vocal topline from Mr Hudson to become ‘Love Never Dies (Back for the First Time)’

The touring continued with a host of major festival dates in summer 2010 including hitting the main stage at Sonar just before the Chemical Brothers headline set and rocking Bestival, Global Gathering, SW4 and more in the U.K. On top of this, Caspa then played dates at Hardfest and the legendary Lollapalooza in the U.S. and that’s not to mention dates in Ibiza, Germany, Australia/New Zealand and even India!

The first few months of 2011 were on studio lockdown and summer festival bookings included Glastonbury, Global Gathering and Creamfields in the UK, Primavera and Monegros festivals in Spain and B’estfest in Romania. 2011 ended for Caspa with Stereosonic in Australia and a massive US tour.

On top of working on his artist album, 2011 saw Caspa remixing the likes of Katy B’s ‘Easy Please Me’ and Buraka Som Sistema’s ‘Hangover’, tracks which dominated the airwaves and clubs alike. On the release front 2011 brought you ‘Neck Snappah’ , ‘Fulham 2 Waterloo’ and the his ‘Not For The Playlist EP’ (which includes ‘Sir rock Alot’, ‘Champion Skank’, ‘It Is What It Is’ and ‘Hot Shoe Shuffle’). There’s now a free Caspa app available for iPhone too.

2012 Has seen lots more touring with a massive US tour including dates in Miami during Miami Music week and dates with other Dub Police artists. Caspa’s long established residency at Fabric has continued to prove hugely successful and popular throughout this year. The explosive first single ‘War’ featuring Keith Flint from Caspa’s next artist album is set for a July release and he’s also recently shot a video in Atlanta for one of his other tracks from the forthcoming album. This summer will see Caspa hitting the festival circuit Once again including dates at Creamfields, Dour, Parklife Weekender and more to be announced. On top of this Caspa will be performing at various venues all around Europe and following that up with another US tour and Australia dates later in the year.

Big things happening for sure…..but what else would you expect from the dopest ghost in town?!

SUBTRONICS

Jesse Kardon, better known as Subtronics, is a 24-year-old Philadelphia born dubstep producer specializing in all things robotic. His work is heavily influenced by the likes of Rusko, Skism, Tomba and Downlink, and the collective efforts of the underground dubstep community.Taking on a core group of followers over SoundCloud in the first few years, he has grown exponentially in the past few months, gaining support from a plethora of bass music legends. Subtronic’s signature bouncy yet mechanical sound design is matched by his incredibly recognizable flow, setting him apart from the vast sea of up and coming producers around the world.
Subtronics has recently collaborated with the likes of Uber, MurDa, Ecraze, and Samplifire, adding to his already expansive solo discography, garnering him attention from major labels. This continued growth resulted in one of his most successful collaborations to date in the form of a remix of “Thief” by Ookay which he put together with trap up and comer Bailo. The track was played out at every major festival in the summer of 2016, being supported by the likes of Adventure Club, Knife Party, 12th Planet, and many others. In 2017 Subtronics is set to release several debut EP’s on some of the biggest labels in bass music. There doesn’t seem to be any obstacle imaginable that could slow down this young computer nerds continual rise into bass music glory.