RBMA Spotlight: Ango

Montreal beatsmith Ango shot out of the 2010 Red Bull Music Academy in London like a rocket launcher. After years spent playing the legendary MTL Turbo Crunk parties alongside Lunice and Megasoid, Ango has spent the past year linking up with Glasgow label LuckyMe and performing all over the world, including a set at Barcelona's famed Sonar Fest featuring tons of unreleased material. You can check out a recording of that seminal set, along with others from his time in London, from within the RBMA Radio archives

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Ango's sound matured and developed remarkably during his time at the 2010 RBMA, adding a polish that was absent from his earlier proto-R&B incantations. All that energy and focus has been harnessed in his new, refreshingly manic, performance style, captured below:

RBMA – DESTINATION TOKYO! TOUR TEASER: ANGO from What's Really Good™ on Vimeo.

You can catch Ango playing with Lunice, Prison Garde, and Nautiluss at the RBMA Destination Tokyo tour this March 8th at Le Belmont.

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New Hovatron Mixtape

One of Montreal's finest and a founding member of Nighttrackin', Hovatron just dropped a mixtape full of his own originals and reworkings over at Lowriders Collective.  The mix is full of unreleased gems and represents the evolution of one of MTL's brightest young minds from his days as a Turbo Crunk co-conspirator to his more recent, relentlessy eclectic production style.

Hovatron - Lowriders Collective Mixtape

Shouts go out to Lowrider for hosting the mixtape, check the site for a full interview with Hovatron. To catch more of Hov's music, check out his myspace and soundcloud accounts. Get it!


1. Hovatron – Max Headroom – INTRO
2. Hovatron – Everything Always
3. Hovatron – The Drip
4. Hovatron – Gold Star Radiation
5. Hovatron – Gold Star Radiation (Cryptical remix)
6. Dopplereffekt – Plastiphilia (Hova remix)
7. Hovatron – One Handed
8. Hovatron – Blaptop
9. Hovatron – Delorean Reprise
10. Hovatron – Super Soaker
11. Cassie – Long Way to Go (Hova remix)
12. Hovatron – Born Under Punches (interpretation of Talking Heads)
13. Hovatron – Already Know
14. Hovatron – Gypsy Trader
15. Hovatron – Case of the Doomsdays – OUTRO