10:00 pm

Make It Funky Presents The Gaff – You Need a Break #14

@ Round Venue, Toronto

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Make It Funky Presents The Gaff – You Need a Break #14

You Need a Break #14
Presented by Make it Funky
The Gaff (Saskatoon, SK)
w/ Marcus Visionary, Marty McFly, HiDef, Farbsie Funk & VJ Tanner
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Make It Funky Is thrilled to bring you a one of a kind talent like no other surrounded by an all-star lineup. The Gaff joins us from Saskatchewan after his groundbreaking set in the Fractal Forest at Shambhala Music Festival. You may know the Gaff as the partner to Skratch Bastid on the legendary Soul Sisters mix. The Gaff is a technical turntable wizard and who literally creates beats live through cue points loops, Acapellas, and instrumentals. He is an avid record digger whose crates are admired by legends of the game including Z-Trip, Jazzy Jeff, Skratch Bastid and more. We look forward to seeing you on the dancefloor for this incredible evening.

The Gaff is a lifelong DJ with tight skills & cuts, a lengthy list of accomplishments, tonnes of dope records, heart & class. One foot in the future, and one foot in the past. The Gaff’s purpose is in elevating Hip Hop, Dance, Club and Electronic Sounds to a level easily combined with Funk, Soul & Jazz. The result is amazing live performances & instrumental productions, giving a story of music which ebbs and flows. The Gaff has rocked parties and clubs worldwide: either by all vinyl 45 sets, or destroying it with tight scratching, live drumming on the sampler, and turntable kung fu. A teacher of the essential, peers and fans alike are often caught overlooking The Gaff’s shoulder to see just what it is he’s up to.

The Gaff is often referred to as A DJ’s’ DJ, cited as a top favorite amongst some of the world’s best & titled by peers as one of Canada’s greatest. As a DJ, Gaff has won battles & voters contests alike, As a producer, Gaff has made best seller lists & his tunes played the world over. His production rose to new heights once graduating from his trusty sampler: the Ensoniq ASR 10, to Ableton Live, his tracks have been used by World Class Dj’s at shows around the globe to get the party started, & to keep it going…with releases on various labels (Do It With Soul, Motown On Monday, Big M, Air, Katakana, & Punchout/Homebreakin), add onto that steady requests for Remix Production, a Solo Album in the works, the future is bringing The Gaff always up the cutting edge of his own next level.

Born In Washington D.C. U.S.A, Gaff was raised in Victoria B.C., Canada, honing his skills throughout the turn of the century on Radio and at all the major hip hop shows, he relocated to Saskatoon in 2002 to raise his family…….Gaff has Warmed it up for & oftentimes played right alongside notable Dj’s & Producers Such as: Questlove, Z-Trip, Dj Shadow, World DMC Champ Roc Raida (RIP), Just Blaze, Nu-Mark, Cut Chemist, Dj Maseo of De La Soul, Ali Shahied Muhammed of Tribe Called Quest, Dj Jazzy Jeff, Kid Koala, Mayor Hawthorne, Askillz, Krafty Kuts, Skratch Bastid, Fort Knox Five. Then, there’s The Hip Hop Legends Gaff’s Promoted or opened up for: Jurassic 5, Common, Big Boi, Rahzel, Juice crew Members Masta Ace and Maestro Fresh Wes, Del the Funky Homosapien, Souls Of Mischief, Brother Ali, Aceyalone, Abstract Rude, Living Legends, and many many more. Underground to Overground.

The other side of The Gaff, beyond the musical arts, yields a lifelong pursuit of the healing arts: Acupuncturist, Energy Healer, Tonic Herbalist, Kung Fu and Tai Chi Chuan, Meditation, Skateboarding, Father, Husband, and Business Owner/ Entrepreneur.

Marcus Visionary

Marcus Visionary has been at the forefront of the Jungle DNB scene in Toronto Canada before it’s very inception. He’s often referred to as Canada’s #1 DNB & Jungle export as well as being an ambassador for the ever evolving Jungle DNB sound worldwide. Marcus is one of the few artists out of North America who has built a strong foundation in the U.K & Europe as well as in the U.S. The journey started in 2004 when he was personally signed to the legendary Digital Soundboy family by Shy FX himself. Marcus joined the elite all star lineup alongside the likes of Benny Page, Breakage, Mark System, Stamina MC & B Traits. Since then he has travelled the world and played some of the biggest festivals representing his unique take on the Jungle DNB sound. Priding himself on upfront selection, clean mixing, musical versatility and a keen ability to read any crowd. Not to mention his collection of Dubplate specials which is something that has earned him fans the world over.

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 Jungle DNB music scene. In 2015 Marcus left the Prophecy in it’s 20th year as he was asked to host his own exclusive radio show on the world famous Kool London (Kool F.M). You can catch Marcus the third Tuesday of every month from 2-4 EST 7pm-9pm GMT at www.koollondon.com.

After an immense run of critically-acclaimed success, leading to invitations to play at some of the biggest parties and festivals around the world. The last 3 years Marcus has been nominated as Best Jungle Producer at the We Love Jungle Awards, and being crowned Best Producer/DJ at the 2015 North American DnB Awards.

Hot on the heels of his massive LP Jungle to the World Vol. 1, followed with the extremely successful Jungle To The World Volume 2 & 3 with a stellar supporting cast, and the brand spanking new collaboration with NYC Junglist Liondub featuring select Dancehall, Reggae & Grime artists entitled ‘Rumble’. Moving forward into 2019 Marcus has decided to focus his studio attention on his label ‘Inner City Dance’ with best friend and legendary Toronto DJ Lush. Get ready for loads of great music distributed worldwide via Cygnus distribution!

Farbsie Funk

Farbsie Funk has been spinning funky breaks and bass music since 1996.

Friday September 27, 2019

10:00 pm - 3:00 am


Cover: $15.00



Make It Funky Presents The Gaff - You Need a Break #14, Round Venue, Toronto