BECOME A PIECE OF HISTORY – PLAY CANADA’S 18TH ANNUAL MOTION NOTION FESTIVAL! ENTER TO WIN OR VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE MIX TODAY
PLAY Motion Notion 2017 – Calling all Western Canadian electronic music djs and producers, bass music advocates, and funk warriors! Canada’s 18th annual Motion Notion Festival has teamed up with Vancouver’s event powerhouse Do604 to launch one of the largest DJ contests of the year – PLAY Motion Notion 2017 . Accepting submissions from now until April 29th, Motion Notion x Do604 invite regional, rising talent from Alberta and British Columbia to submit their 15-minute mix via Mixcloud for consideration. At stake? The ultimate prize of playing a prestigious set on one of Motion Notion’s main stages later this summer, August 24th – 28th in the mountains of Golden, BC at the historic Beaverfoot Lodge. In addition to securing a coveted set at Motion Notion 2017, the winners will receive 2 guest passes and a complimentary glamping package.
All contestants will gain exposure on an international level throughout the duration of the contest as the judging occurs in two key phases, allowing fans to select the first round of winners followed by a panel of industry heavyweights judging the Top 5 mixes to decide who comes out on top. Mixes will be displayed on the contest landing page until the submission window closes.
Judging this year’s contest include Westwood Recordings – a record label founded by Nick Middleton of The Funk Hunters / The Outlier, along with Danio Management who boasts unstoppable names like Stickybuds, K+Lab, Slynk and JPod. Also joining the panel is popular Canadian blog Betty and Kora, best known for their stories, photos + videos highlighting festival culture, Creative BC, a non-profit association serving the music and creative industries within the province, Everfest, THUMP Canada and VICE Canada, the global source for all things news, culture, music and everything that matters in the world.
Those who want to participate but not enter can still join the party and vote for their favorite mix to move onto the final judging round by clicking here. — Voting takes place May 1-5!
Motion Notion makes its triumphant return to the lush forests of Beaverfoot Lodge in Golden BC, Canada this August 24th-28th. 2017 Headliners include Datsik, Avalon, Dirtyphonics, Koan Sound, The M Machine and Minnesota along with 80Fitz, Abstrakt Sonance, Au5, Birds Of Paradise, Cheshire, CloZee, D-Funk, K+Lab, Marten Hørger, Treavor Moontribe, LongWalkShortDock, Neon Steve, Doctor Werewolf, Grouch, Inf1n1te, I.Y.F.F.E, Slynk + MORE ARTISTS TBA!
2017 Motion Notion Lineup: Phase One
Datsik ⬝ Avalon ⬝ Dirtyphonics ⬝ Koan Sound ⬝ The M Machine
80Fitz ⬝ Abstrakt Sonance ⬝ Amani ⬝ Au5 ⬝ Avalon ⬝ Birds of Paradise ⬝ Cheshire ⬝ Christian Martin ⬝ CloZee D-Funk ⬝ Defunk ⬝ Desert Dwellers ⬝ Doctor Werewolf ⬝ Drunken Masters ⬝ Flatland Funk ⬝ Flavours ⬝ Fort Knox Five ⬝ Grouch ⬝ Inf1n1te ⬝ IYFFE ⬝ John 00 Flemming ⬝ K+Lab ⬝ Kalya Scintilla & Eve Olution Kaminanda ⬝ Kytami ⬝ Landswitcher ⬝ Longwalkshortdock ⬝ Mark Instinct ⬝ Marten Hørger ⬝ Merkaba Minnesota ⬝ Neighbor ⬝ Neon Steve ⬝ Peep This ⬝ Perkulat0r ⬝ PhaseOne ⬝ Quanta & Akasha ⬝ S.P.Y. Shadow FX ⬝ Shlump ⬝ ShockOne ⬝ Slynk ⬝ Smalltown DJs ⬝ Space Jesus ⬝ Staunch ⬝ Stickybuds ⬝ The Funk Hunters ⬝ Tom Collins ⬝ Treavor Moontribe ⬝ Whitebear ⬝ Worthy
About Motion Notion Festival
Now entering its 18th year in existence, Motion Notion Festival returns in 2017 to the historic Beaverfoot Lodge and Festival Grounds located 40km East of Golden BC, Canada. One of North America’s most pristine and remote areas, Motion Notion Festival is bordered by Yoho National Park and features untouched forests, immense mountains, a clear glacial river and pond, inviting attendees to a blissful experience. Motion Notion Festival is globally-renowned for its vibrant festival history: consistently booking an eclectic mix of seasoned talent and the elite of the underground in electronic music, constructing prismatic stage design and offering a wealth of activities to explore. Motion Notion Festival returns August 24th – 28th, 2017