Samana Lounge hosts Smalltown DJ’s |

Samana Lounge hosts Smalltown DJ’s

Daily staff report
Vail CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado – Smalltown DJ’s returns to Samana Lounge in Vail on Saturday.

“Since their first Samana show over four years ago, this Canadian Duo has been one of our favorite acts,” said Scotty Stoughton, the talent buyer for Samana Lounge. “Their three-plus hour set combines two DJ’s, four decks, a multitude of styles and a dance floor that shakes from the moment they hit the stage till the lights come on.”

The Canadian duo’s uncanny ability to make crowds feel like school kids at recess stems naturally from their focus on maximizing fun for themselves.

‘We’re just out to consistently have the best time possible,” says Pete Emes, who shares space behind the decks with partner Mike Grimes. This fun maximization philosophy is the unifying force behind the Smalltown’s genre-warping club sets, which tend to cover vast musical territory but never veers from the good times vibe.

Equally at home playing intimate private jams or massive festivals, Smalltown DJs have have hosted and played alongside a huge array of talent, including Afrika Bambaataa, Dj Assault, Jeru the Damaja, Diplo, Tommie Sunshine, Spankrock, Chromeo, The Rub DJs, A-Trak, XXXchange, Low Budget, James Lavelle, Z-Trip, Fort Knox Five and more.

On the production side, the duo has released several blends, remixes and re-edits that have been getting play all over the world. Recently they teamed up with Wax Romeo to create Smalltown Romeo, a new production supergroup focused on making fun dance music with a sense of humur. Not surprisingly, Smalltown Romeo’s production style resembles the squad’s approach to deejaying – polymorphous, party-focused and pretension-free. Smalltown DJs’ quest to maximize fun for themselves and others is an ongoing saga. They continue to tour relentlessly.

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