June 19th, 2012 | Blog | irgo | Comments Off on SUMMER MIXTAPE SESSIONS Vol. 1 w. KATE SIMKO (Leftroom Records)

Well friends,

SUMMER MIXTAPE SESSIONS (SMS) is finally upon us this week!!  This is a collaborative series with local Toronto promoters and performers, featuring inernational artists that stay true to the underground.  And where better to host this than at Wrongbar!  We kick it off this Friday June 22nd, in a partnership with boundbysound and The Deep North, featuring none other than Chicago’s own Kate Simko

In the past year, Kate has released a superb collection of tracks on various labels, including the highly acclaimed Leftroom Records, owned and run by Matt Tolfrey.  Most notably is her latest EP on Leftroom just this past May, which has now reached #4 on the beatport deep house chart!!  Listen below for a preview of this gem…

Kabuki Drop (preview)

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Go on then feat. Jem Cooke (preview)

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Being a true artist, Kate also prefers to limit the number of recorded performances.  That being said, her most recent recording LIVE is here, from Fabric (London) in late April of this year.  It features many of her recent releases, and upcoming collaorative tracks as well:

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Feel free to hit us up on the site for guestlist to this event for Friday June 22nd ($15 before 12am).  You can also hit this LINK to look at the line-up we have set for the SMS over the next 4 months : )

SMS aims to offer Toronto a summer of performances with underground artists who demonstrate how being different should be the norm.  All in the heart of Parkdale…