Electric Love Music Festival

BC's Best Independent All Ages Electronic Music Festival.

Featuring world renowned artists, 4 custom stages, and mesmerizing audiovisual experiences. This four day transformational music & arts festival was ranked as one of BC's Best Electronic Music Festivals. Our picturesque location in Agassiz, British Columbia provides the perfect landscape for all to #danceandbefree

Artist Profile: Checkmate & Concise

Checkmate & Concise - Defenders of the Faith- have been a staple of West Coast Canadian hip-hop for decades. Thoughtful. creative and precise, their words flow easily over grimy beats, giving listeners insight into their minds and melodies. Electric Love's Nikki Broom talked to the duo about what's on the horizon...including their plan for a psychedelic Electric Love Music Festival this summer!

Electric Love: How long have you been making music?

Checkmate & Concise: Checkmate & Concise have been making music since birth.

Professionally since 1998.

Electric Love: What are some current projects your are working on?

Checkmate & Concise: Concise the Black Knight dropped a single/video on

Youtube/Itunes  called ‘Sex On Fire’. Checkmate just released the visuals to 

‘Breakfast’. A song paying homage to the stoner life. You can check 

them both out as well as all our other videos on our youtube page 

@defendersmusic.ca

Electric Love: What do you bring to the table, musically?

Checkmate & Concise: A barrage of dope beats and raps. Tantalizing music videos, and

a excellent live show for your viewing pleasure. We do this in our sleep. 

Literally.

Electric Love:  What are some accomplishments you've achieved in your field?

Checkmate & Concise:  Checkmate won a Juno award for his role on the Canadian

anthem ‘Northern Touch’. Concise has a Socan award for producing the Platinum 

selling song ‘Fuel Injected’ for Swollen Member when he was only 21!

Numerous other Juno nominations for countless projects.

Electric Love: What is your wildest previous festival, tour, or performance story?

Checkmate & Concise: Performing real high on chocolate covered mushrooms on the

mountains in Nelson BC. Best festival experience ever!

Electric Love: What are you looking forward to the most about Electric Love Music 

Festival?

Checkmate & Concise: Performing real high on chocolate covered mushrooms and

performing to an energetic crowd….Chuuuuuuuuuurch!