Butt Hertz is the Light Twerkerz collective’s new music label, launching in 2021 based in so-called Vancouver, Canada on unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Wauthauth people in the Cascadian bioregion of the Pacific Northwest.
Building on momentum from 8 years of hosting twerkshops throughout B.C and 2 years of curating the monthly LiT MiX series of booty music DJ sets, Butt Hertz provides an outlet for original audiovisual productions from the crew’s network of local and global creators.
As with the LiT MIXes, Butt Hertz is designed by co-curators Crystel Clear & Rich Nines to be genre-fluid while grounded solidly in booty-shaking dance music and visual media. Expect all bpms and tempo, cross-pollinating between niches of hybrid bass music and dance culture.
Check out our first release this summer!
First release BHZ 001
Where my Freaky Bitches at!?
Blondtron is the performance persona of Samantha Mathews. Sam is an artist, creator and entrepreneur who spent more than a decade producing music and performing all over the world as the booty-moving dance party robot Blondtron.
During her music career, the fiercely independent Blondtron became synonymous with a kind of liberated and unselfconscious self expression that drew fans to her like a magnet. Her outsized personality and community-first approach made her an indispensable member of the dance music scene in North America for many years.
In 2014 she founded Venn Agency Inc now called LOCI. and embarked on a new chapter in her life as an innovator and inventor focused on building systems that help us stay human in our increasingly digital world. AmplifyHer played a critical role in this evolution by providing space to tell Blondtron’s story in a new way, allowing Sam to detangle her real world self from the bot and lovingly upload Blondtron to cyberspace.
Today, Blondtron is alive and well in the metaverse. Not simply an archive of the past, Blondtron is the prototype of a new kind of personal avatar, the persona bot. Persona bots represent the future of how we’ll represent ourselves online and give voice to the multiple facets of our identity. Sam believes that, instead of resolving our multitudes into one single reflection in the mirror—or social media profile—we need to embrace all the parts of ourselves in order to feel whole. Blondtron, now living in her metaverse music lab, is a testament to the possibilities of virtual embodiment of self. Plus, she’s ready and waiting to lead all our persona bots onto the most bangin’ virtual dance floor the metaverse has ever seen.
Joel Jasper - Vancouver based instrumentalist, producer, and creative mind also known as 0770dV pronounced APOLLO. Finding inspiration in mythology, exploring new realms and a desire to share energy and passion through his art. Genre bending electronic music that touches the celestial and ethereal. From production to design to events, APOLLO’s talent touches all aspects of being part of the modern electronic scene.
Hey there. I go by Nick Bike. I live in Vancouver, Canada and have been DJ'ing for about 12 years. I won Vancouver Red Bull 3Style '13/'15. Been invited to Jazzy Jeff's Playlist Retreat twice. Used to tour on my own in the US a bunch before COVID.
I have been making edits and remixes for close to 10 years. From Questlove to Jazzy Jeff to Four Color Zack, it's possible your favourite DJ could have a few in their Serato.Have a dig around here. Originals, edits, remixes, records, dj mixes … I might have what you are looking for.
Juwee, FxFarmer and Bobby Kudlicz: the three headz from the south of Germany, who launched the project Funkanomics in late 2006, have since then been touring extensively in the club scene. They have taken their beat contoured live experience and mixed it with their own funked up style in their productions. A sound that is designed for the dance floor and made up of beautiful crunchy bass lines, coupled with pumping grooves. A merger that works and once it starts can´t be stopped. In their sets the "Funkos" impressed by presenting their sound on four turntables plus a very own live set including breakbeat with influences from hiphop, funk, dope beats, reggae and electronica. They go against the grain of conventional djing so smoothly, that you only have to listen to it once and its inside your head. As a result the crowd is instantly whipped to a frenzy with an imaginative and more approach to dance not confined to one genre. Now The Funkanomics is a one Man Boysgroup. Being a true music lover, and a complete obsessive, as a DJ/selectorFxFarmer (FUNKANOMICS) has opened minds around the world to music that wouldn’t otherwise get heard. With his Crew and also just by himself FxFarmer(FUNKANOMICS) played the whole planet, from India to Canada and from Australia back to Europe! He is the Prototype of a DJ and loves his job!