Prima Lux: Blake Sutherland
Played at 15h EST (Montreal & NYC time) & 21h CET (Paris time) on Friday February 19th, 2016
For over 15 years, Canadian DJ and producer Blake Sutherland has been crafting his style by thoroughly immersing himself in dance music culture.
As a DJ, Blake has performed in venues around the world. His unique blend of energetic melodic dance music has landed him shows in Canada, the United States, England, the Netherlands, Belgium and Australia. Each month you can hear Blake Sutherland in the mix on Cityscape Sessions, a popular dance music show that Blake founded in 2008. Cityscape Sessions features ground-breaking mixes from Blake and international guest artists such as Oliver Lieb, Ryan Davis, Solee, Fairmont, and many more.
As a producer, Blake Sutherland has a limited but colourful repertoire of rich, melodic music that has gained support from 16 Bit Lolitas and Nick Muir, among others. You can find his work on Canadian imprint Agara Music as well as the label he founded in 2007, Wide Angle Recordings. Under Blake’s management, Wide Angle Recordings has become an international source of innovative dance music. The label has helped shape the landscape of melodic dance music with releases from Max Cooper, Afrojack, Mattheis, Pole Folder, and Gab Rhome, and support from Sasha, Laurent Garnier, Armin Van Buuren and Hernan Cattaneo.
Whether it’s as a DJ, producer, radio show host or label manager, Blake Sutherland has his finger on the pulse of dance music. The result is a truly unique sound that can be heard in every set he plays and track he produces. This year Blake will be releasing new music on Wide Angle Recordings and as always, you catch him alongside world-renowned guest artists on the Cityscape Sessions radio show.