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Dave Connors (Sarkastodon) is a drummer, beat maker, producer, and DJ. With roots in the Halifax music scene, Dave has been working from this home in NL since 2014. Sarkastodon's DJ sets consists of a blend of Soul, R'n'B, Funk, Modern Boom-Bap AND Classic Hip-Hop blended into an aesthetic that goes from chill and soulful to being complex and informed by classic jazz artists like Quincy Jones and Herbie Hancock. This aesthetic is matched in his production with beats released with various rappers and singers in Canada, the US, UK, and Australia. Dave has released two studio mix-tapes since 2014, "A Distortion...", and "Phonomontage".
Stephen Wheeler - owner, operator, concept, NoEqual Records, St. John's. St. John's first and only record store specializing in Hip Hop, Funk, Jazz and Soul. Steve began listening to vinyl young and has been travelling and collecting vinyl since the mid 1990's. His first passion is hip hop but his love for Funk grew with the discovery of hip hop samples and hip hop origins. Steve spent many years living in Vancouver and started travelling to California at 17, seeing shows, eating good food, checking out random cities and meeting people, making connections all over North America. He knows a lot.