Episode 33 - Nerdgasms
Come sit on The Playground and listen to DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A nerd out over The Walking Dead, tv shows not to miss, and this years summer blockbuster movies. Kid A provides a guestmix that’s going to make sweet love to your ear holes. You can download this episode directly here. Want to be the first to get all new episodes when they’re released or listen to all past...
Episode 32 - DJ JELO
In this episode we had the pleasure of chatting with the very talented DJ JELO. We spoke to him about his early musical influences, the influx of new people to house music, and his incredible experience on his most recent visit to St. Louis. We were lucky enough to hear previews to two new Jelo tracks. JELO has an arsenal of new music coming out this year so stay tuned! Jelo Beatport Chart ...
Episode 31 - What's The Beef?
This time at The Playgroud DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A discuss how a bad photo can quickly turn into an internet meme, Twitter beef between artists and musicians, and a podcast patent troll. DJ Kid Tronic provides the guestmix to get you ready for his interview on March 1st on CHRY 105.5 between 12 and 2PM EST. Follow the jump below for a meme you don’t want to miss plus a petition...
Episode 30 - SonicC
SonicC dropped by The Playground podcast to chat with DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A about where SonicC got his name, what he enjoys doing in his spare time, and his production weapons of choice. SonicC shows us his musical swiss army knife in his guestmix. Prepare yourself to hear more from him this year. You can download the episode directly here. Want to be the first to get all new...
Episode 29 - Eye Level Shower Head
In this episode DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A discuss upcoming events, Obama’s inauguration, the problem behind some Toronto sports teams, and Lance Armstrong’s most recent interview. Kid A provides the first guest-less guestmix of 2013. You can download the episode directly here. Want to be the first to get all new episodes when they’re released or listen to all past...
Episode 28 - A Digital Needle
It’s 2013 and our first guest is the disco dancing duo A Digital Needle. We had a chance to chat with them about their beginnings in Port Dover (Ontario), how to know a song is worth playing in your sets, and the fashion styling of disco. The guestmix from A Digital Needle is truly full of soul. You can download the episode directly here. Want to be the first to get all new episodes when...
The Round Up
Another year has come and gone. Now before 2013 sneaks up on us we just wanted to thank everyone who’s helped make 2012 at The Playground one to remember. Happy New Year from everyone at The Playground!! Stay safe and see you in 2013. [[MORE]] January 2012 We started the year off with guest mixes from two DJs from the Toronto Major Rager crew; DJ Mickey D and DJ O-God. DJ Kid Tronic and...
Episode 27 - Tis The Season
Happy Holidays and Seasons Greetings from us at The Playground. We all wish you the best in 2013 and thank you for making 2012 so memorable. In our last episode of the year DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A had a chance to chat about the rumours that Daft Punk will be playing Coachella, how Anonymous has begun a petition to have the Westboro Baptist Church deemed a hate group, and what lengths...
Episode 26 - Cyclist
Welcome to another new release Tuesday!!! It’s the last month of the year and what better way to go out than with the one and only Cyclist!!! We have a great chat about where he came up with his name, his evolution into music production, his beginnings in Winnipeg to how he ended up in Toronto, and 10 hours of He-man singing 4 Non Blondes. A booty shaking disco guestmix from Cyclist is the...
Episode 25 - Drip Drip Drip
In this episode DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A discuss some upcoming events, ROM’s Friday Night Live, R. Kelly’s Trapped in the Closet videos, and Toronto’s Mayor Rob Ford. Kid A provides the guestmix to end off your Movember moustaches. You can download the episode directly here. Want to be the first to get all new episodes when they’re released or listen to all past...
Episode 24 - Trip The Light Fantastic
It’s still Tuesday so what better way to celebrate November than with a new episode. This month we have the co-founders of the popular Toronto disco music blog Trip The Light Fantastic: Kailey and DJ Boots Boogie. We had a chance to sit down and discuss the future of music blogs, the beauty that is disco, and some recent music fads. DJ Boots Boogie brings the podcast to a close with a...
Episode 23 - Support Local Artists
In this episode DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A had a chance to sit down in beautiful Toronto to discuss the latest DJ Mag polls, taking performance enhancement drugs in sports, the NHL lockout, increasing frequency of artists giving their music away for free, and the idea of supporting your local artists. DJ Kid Tronic provides the guestmix to end your Halloween right and start your Movember...
Episode 22 - Jen Lasher
Welcome to Part 2 of our Anniversary Special. In this episode we had the amazing opportunity to chat with the very talented Jen Lasher. We talked to her about her beginnings as a breaks DJ, the feeling of having her music featured in a popular television show, and what she enjoys doing in her spare time. The guestmix she provides is one for the record books and a perfect way to end the episode. ...
Episode 21 - Astronomar
1 year later and still going strong. Welcome to Part 1 of our Anniversary Special. In this episode we had the pleasure of chatting with Astronomar. We found out where he got his name from, his tool of choice for producing, and his love of rap battles. Astronomar gives you a guestmix that’s sure to get you hooked and asking for more. Make sure you follow us on Facebook to find out about...
Episode 20 - I Like Her Bangs
In this episode DJ Kid Tronic and Kid A catch each other up with news from the past month, discuss next months Anniversary special, and start a possible new segment called DJ Star of the month. Kid A gives everyone a mix of genres you have to hear to believe. We’ve also decided to run a small “contest”. If you can help us get to 25 “Likes” on our Facebook page we...
Episode 19 - Phi Unit
It’s new release Tuesday and here at The Playground we give you…. PHI UNIT!!! We had a chance to sit down and discuss his prom king story, how he started out in the wonderful world of music, the beginning of his non-profit Building Beats, and the many faces of house music. Phi Unit provides you the perfect guestmix to start your September right. You can download the episode...
Episode 18 - Music Recycling
In this episode DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A chat about Mixmag’s David Guetta/Tomorrowland article, London summer Olympics closing ceremonies, and unreleased music from Aaliyah. DJ Kid Tronic provides the guestmix to get you grooving. You can download the episode directly here. Want to be the first to get all new episodes when they’re released or listen to all past episodes??...
Episode 17 - Justin Faust
In this episode we talk to Justin Faust about how he began his musical career, clearing samples, who he would like to work with in the future, his new album, and his thoughts on the house music surge in mainstream music. Kid A puts together a mix of Justin Faust originals and remixes to wet your appetite for more. You can download the episode directly here. Want to be the first to get all new...
Episode 16 - Nickeljob Complaint Department
The gang is back and recording for your ears. This episode DJ Kid Tronic, Mizz Evez, and Kid A had a chance to sit down and chat about the “pressing play” controversy, the upcoming Mad Decent Block Party, people’s sense of entitlement, and Pokketmixer. Kid A finishes off the podcast with a mix to please your senses. You can download the episode directly here. Want to be the...
Episode 15 - Natasha Fox
We’re back!! After a month hiatus while Kid A was finishing his trip to Europe, he’s back in Canada and ready to record. DJ Kid Tronic and Kid A are back and bringing you a new episode. This episode we see DJ Kid Tronic and Kid A have a great chat with Natasha Fox about the Atlanta club scene, some DJ horror stories, and what keeps her entertained. She also provides our first dubstep...
Episode 14 - Eat My Hologram
On this episode of the podcast, we continue to hear about DJ Kid A’s adventures in Europe, DJ Kid Tronic completely disappears, and more! DJ Kid Tronic provides the mix and the end of this podcast. You can download this episode here. You can find this episode and all past ones on either iTunes or subscribing to the RSS feed. Tracklisting Astronomar - Abacinate Wiwek - Mangrove L-Vis...
Episode 13 - YahOhYah
Welcome to episode 13 of The Playground ! In this episode we chat with YahOhYah about how he got started, artwork,the evolution of the English language, the party scene in London, and more!! And of course he provides a stellar mix for the podcast with the tracklisting below! You can download this episode here. You can find this episode and all past ones on either iTunes or subscribing to...
Episode 12 - Hologram Cat Dance
And here’s another episode of The Playground podcast! DJ Kid Tronc & Mizz Evez talk to DJ Kid A via Skype about how his trip is going in Europe & the craziest things he’s done so far. As well we chat about all the music festivals that are popping up in Toronto, chatting with random strangers, and of course Hologram Tupac. And as with episode, there’s a Tech House mix...
Episode 11 - Robb G
In this episode we have special guest DJ/Producer Robb G visiting us in The Playground. We talk to him about the power of social media, Ultra, CMW, and other music festivals, and digging for new music. As with every special guest, Robb G provides an stellar set! Read below for the track listing [[MORE]] You can download this episode here You can find this episode and all past episodes...
Episode 10 - Boomshakalaka
New episode of The Playground is live and burning a hole in my speakers. We sat down to chat about mantyhose, travelling Europe, and of course the Fanshawe College riots. For this episode, DJ Kid A provides the mix which is always worth listening to (tracklist below) [[MORE]] Tracklist Claude Vonstroke & Jaw - Le Fantome (Original Mix) Childish Gambino - Heartbeat (Justin Faust Remix)...
Episode 9 - Dick Diamonds
In this episode we talk to Dick Diamonds, co-founder of The Deep North about how he started, partying in Europe, and he sets the record straight that he is not thee Dan Diamond. As with every guest, he’s also supplied a mix and this one is definitely not to be missed. It’s full of exclusives & unreleased tracks, including some of his own productions. [[MORE]] You can download...
Episode 8 - Quick Snack Pak Attack
In this episode Kid A, Kid Tronic, & Mizz Evez sit down and discuss Whitney Houston’s death, Keyboard Cowboys, Adam Sandler movies, buying albums, & more! As well DJ Kid Tronic provided the mix for this podcast You can download this episode here You can find this episode and all past episodes by finding it on iTunes or subscribing to the RSS feed.
Episode 7 - Lucie Tic
Woo your loved ones with a new episode of The Playground. DJ Kid Tronic and DJ Kid A interview Lucie Tic and discover her origins, touch screen windows, the music industry’s change of business model, and so much more. Stay tuned to the end for a wonderful mix from LucieTic herself. You can find this episode and all past episodes by finding it on iTunes or subscribing to the RSS feed. ...