April 3, 2016 – Whistler Junglists Presents Marcus Visionary
WHISTLER JUNGLISTS AND TOMMY AFRICAS PRESNENTS
Dj/Producer Marcus Visionary has been in the game for over two decades representing Jungle DnB as well as a variety of British bass culture music. Marcus prides himself on clean mixing and is well known for his musical versatility and keen ability to read any crowd. In his hometown Toronto, Marcus has been running the Prophecy on 89.5 FM for 20 Years alongside DJ Prime, Mr. Brown & Gremlinz. The program is North America’s longest running Jungle DnB radio show and has been a integral part of the city’s developing bass music scene. In 2015 Marcus left the Prophecy in it’s 20th year as he was asked to host a radio show on the world famous Kool London (Kool F.M). You can catch Marcus the second and last Tuesday of every month from 2-4 EST 7-9 GMT atwww.koollondon.com.
On an international level Marcus is fortunate enough to be a part of Shy FX’s Digital Soundboy family since 2005. As a producer Marcus has worked for several high profile lables such as Revolver, 31 Records, T.O.V, Flex, Play Muzik, Shout, Co-Lab, Dance Rock, Rocksteady and many more. In 2010 he released an experimental double LP entitled ‘Carib’ (via Liondub) which stayed at #1 on Juno download for 6 weeks. In 2011 he released his first solo Jungle LP entitled ‘Humble’ which featured many veteran reggae artists such as: Johnny Osbourne, Bunny General, Sugar Minott, Pad Anthony, Jah Dan, Terry Ganzie, and Messenger Selah.
In April 2014 Marcus released his second full length Jungle album project for Curtis Lynch’s Necessary Bass imprint. The LP titled ‘Computer’ featured Cutty Ranks, Busy Signal, Million Styles, Mr. Williamz, Tippa Irie, Shola Ama, NY, Sizzla. Gregory Isaacs and Macka B.
On Feb. 10th 2015 Marcus launched his latest project entitled; Visionary Hi Fi Featuring Navigator MC, David Boomah & Yush on the legendary KoolLondon.www.koollondon.com. Visionary Hi Fi is a soundsystem performance featuring MC’s & Singers over instrumental jungle riddims.
As 2015 comes to a close Marcus Visionary ends the year by winning the Best Producer/DJ North at the North American DnB Awards!
In 2016 he’ll be kicking off his first U.K/European tour from Jan 19-Feb 8th and his West Coast Canadian Tour in April.
Watch out for Visionary Hi Fi coming to a club or festival near you!
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