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Peguis, Alaska, and Nuevo León uniting at Aboriginal Music Week

June 26, 2014


Aboriginal Music Week is brining together three outstanding Indigenous music producers for a night of cutting edge electronic music, spanning two physical borders and countless musical ones. DJ Javier Estrada (Nuevo León) will be joined by Alaska-born Astronomar and Peguis First Nation's very own Exquisite Ghost.

The Borderless Music Lounge
DJ Javier Estrada (MEX), Astronomar (US), Exquisite Ghost (CAN)
Thursday, August 21, 2014
The Windsor Hotel, 187 Garry Street
$10 | 18 + I.D. Required

About Exquisite Ghost (SoundCloud)

Exquisite Ghost, born Jordan Thomas, creates complex, yet vague soundscapes in the tradition of Flying Lotus. His first full-length album, Shrines, was released in August of 2013 on vinyl and digital via Salient Sounds.

About Astronomar (SoundCloud | Facebook)

"Dopest Alaskan since Santa Claus or Grizzlyman!" - Diplo

Astronomar is a Los Angeles-based, Alaska-born music producer and DJ who counts Skrillex and Diplo as some of his biggest fans. His acumen earned him the only special guest spot at Diplo's residency in Las Vegas at the world-famous Club XS and prime slot times at both EDC Las Vegas and the Paradiso Festival in 2013.

About DJ Javier Estrada (SoundCloud | Facebook)

Originating from Monterrey, Nuevo León in Mexico, DJ Javier Estrada is an electronic music producer with a gigantic catalogue that features self-styled genres like "prehispanico," "nativo americano pow pow power," and "trap-tribal."


Aboriginal Music Week celebrates the fact that Indigenous artists around the world are creating music that crosses almost all musical and physical borders, without regret.