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Skookum Sound System

Based In: Vancouver, BC

Skookum Sound System is a new Indigenous Audio-Visual collective, featuring Vocalist/Song Carrier – Csetkwe, DJ/Producers – Deano (Dean Hunt), and Impossible Nothing (Darwin Frost) and Video Artist Amphibian14 (Bracken Hanuse Corlett).

Skookum formed in November of 2011, performing a late-night set at the inaugural Vancouver Indigenous Media Arts Festival. Having honed their skills individually for years, they have now fused their strengths together to create a powerful visual and sonic experience. Skoooookum!

Artist: Skookum Sound System

The See Monsters’ New Mixtape, “Wa’ump”, Supports Water Protectors Everywhere

West Coast crew the See Monsters drop a new mixtape of beats and samples supporting frontline Indigenous resistance struggles to protect land and water.
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DOWNLOAD: The Indigenous Futurisms Mixtape

Welcome to the sounds of the Indigenous future: a hyperpresent now, melding the worlds within and beyond what we can hear, see and imagine. In collaboration with Kimiwan Zine’s new issue, we are proud to bring you the Indigenous Futurisms mixtape.
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DOWNLOAD: The #NationHood Mixtape

Combining the voices of many struggles, peoples and nations, the #NationHood Mixtape brings together an amazing array of hip-hop, spoken word, beats, ideas and sounds from artists across the world. …read more »

The 10 Best Indigenous Musical Moments of 2012

‘Tis the season for looking back on the year that was: reflecting on the highs and lows, and seeing what music moments stand out in our memories. It’s an interesting time for reflection, with all the hope and passion currently rising among our people, so let’s take a moment to reflect on the incredible Indigenous music that found its way to us in 2012. …read more »

After Indigenous Afterdark: RPM’s One Year

Secret headliners, multi-disciplinary traditional contemporary media arts mashups, Native models, directors, producers, actors comedians, and some serious bass music; VIMAF, Skookum Sound System and RPM’s one year celebration boasted all of this and more. Check out the recap. …read more »

Indigenous Afterdark: Around the Sun – RPM.fm/Skookum One Year Celebration

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a year since we launched RPM – and we’ve got nothing but love for everyone who has supported us and helped us grow. Now it’s time to celebrate! …read more »

Indigenous Summer Music Festival Guide 2012

It’s summer 2012 and RPM has another guide to Indigenous musicians representing at music festivals this year.
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Electric Powwow: Westcoast Potlatch Edition Weekend

The Electric Powwow hit the west coast with A Tribe Called Red on February 25th, 2012 as part of the Talking Stick Festival.
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