School of Remix - Dj and Audio Production Courses - Vancouver

Welcome to the School of Remix

Instructors

Tyler S. Popinov

Heading up the Schitz Popinov organization, is music mastermind Tyler Popinov. Tyler is renowned in Vancouver for his Dj schools education, as well as hosting some of the top events in the city. Tyler is the founder of The School of Remix studios, as well as the co founder of Lords of Gastown, a multi media arts and events company.

Setting his sights on a multi faceted business, Tyler has created a line of apparel that reflects the Schitz Popinov organized art collaborative.

Tyler has played alongside artists such as DJ AM (RIP), Alan Braxe, Simian Mobile Disco, Felix Cartal, Chromeo, Dada Life, Bass Kleph, Drop the Lime & Friendly Fires to name a few.

Tyler can usually be found in and around the downtown Vancouver area, riding his Harley and creating music magic where ever he goes.

ELdjLOCO

When it comes to rocking parties his name says it all. ELdjLOCO keeps the beat in the tradition of true party DJs. He spins everything, Hip Hop, Reggae, Funk, Electro, House, and every party anthem. He has held multiple residencies in Vancouver over the past 7 years including Mountain Madness Mondays, My Radio Fridays, Royal Saturdays, Granville Room, The Academic, and the Super Amigos Weekends at Local Public Eatery.

He has shared the stage with interational touring artists such as Jokers of the Scene, Grandtheft, DJ Ayres, Dave Nada, DJ Eleven, DJ Fashn, Ali B, Chris Laroque, DJ Knowledge to name a few.

He has played at various events and festivals including Center of Gravity, Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Sea Wheeze, Art of Flight Vancouver Premiere Party, Red Bull Butter Cup, KNOWSHOW, Bearclaw Invitational, Manny Mania, 5-Hole for Food 2012, 2010 Chilean Wine Festival, Salomon Olympic Parties Whistler 2010, and various in-store appearances for Showcase, West 49, Salomon, and Lululemon.

Nick Bike

Over his last four years as a DJ, Nick has shared the stage with top Canadian names such as Classified, Wristpect, Skratch Bastid, Keys N Krates, and the Eh! Team DJs. Besides club shows, he has played a wide variety of events, including public fund raisers, b-boy battles, festivals, and more. He has worked corporate events for names such as Red Bull Canada, Delta Hotels, and Tourism Charlottetown. His shows vary in genres from commercial top 40, disco, house, indie rock, boogie funk shit, and other good stuff in between. He contributes to the Schitz Popinov team based out of Vancouver, is 1/3 of Straight Up DJs in Hamilton, and is a recent add to the Remix86 roster.

Aaron Olson

Aaron started Djing back in 1998 at various clubs in and around the Saskatoon, Canada area. His trance/techno mix-tapes garnered him Canada-wide recognition as he acquired multiple 5 star reviews in the prestigious TRIBE MAGAZINE out of Toronto. 

After scouring the country destroying dance floors, Aaron finally settled back down and dove head-first into production. His first single, SUBVERSION, was quickly snapped up by BK's label manager, SCOTT ATTRILL, and released a few months later. It landed in the Top 10 Trance charts on Trackitdown.net for 8 weeks alongside pioneers ARMIN VAN BUUREN, FERRY CORSTEN and NICK SENTIENCE.

Since then, nearly all of Aaron's releases has landed in one or more charts on BEATPORT, TRACKITDOWN or JUNODOWNLOAD. In fact, his second EP, EQUILIBRIUM, was hailed by BEATPORT as, “...one of the best packages of mixes ever to grace TRAFFIC RECORDS...” 

His releases span multiple genre's including Hard Dance, Tech-Trance, Trance, Electro and Techno which have appeared on KUNG FU WAX, NUKLEUZ, RIOT!, TRAFFIC, TECH FU, ELECTRIC SHANDY, CONTACT, GLOBAL STATE, SYSTEM and TRUESPIN RECORDS.

 DJ O Show

DJ O Show has the experience and skill to bring any event to life! After freelancing for more than 6 years, obtaining a Diploma in Technology from BCIT, and a Certificate from The School of Remix, Orene Askew has shown that she can achieve her goals with hard work and a strong commitment to her passion.

From DJing events from Vancouver to Ontario, always leaving the crowd wanting more, She has also hosted shows and mc’d numerous events; working for radio stations like Washingston’s Movin’ 92.5 and Vancouver’s own The Beat 94.5; hosting The O Show on Evolution 107.9, Sne’waylh on Coop Radio 100.5 as well as hosting The Bowling for Big Brother’s Classic.

Always driven by her passion, Orene has explored many genres of music but has remained true to her love for hip hop and R&B. She incorporates different beats to ensure the dance floor stays packed and her music makes people happy. With a humble yet outgoing personality, Orene is one of the easiest DJs to work with. With her education and experience, Orene is excited to teach; eager to raise the level of female DJs in the game and keep music at the forefront of all she does

Darren Woodhead 

 Homebreakin Records / Saunasessions.ca / Intimate Productions

Vancouver's Darren Woodhead is a West Coast institution. Having cut his teeth touring Western Canada and the States with punk bands, he picked up DJing from one of his band mates. He then went on to host the now legendary Sauna Sessions podcast, broadcasting live from a mobile sauna party somewhere in East Van, and hosted the hugely popular Signal Saturdays at the now defunkt Lotus Lounge. He was a mainstay at the Renegade stage at another fabled West Coast festival, Soundwave.

Fast forward to the present and Woodhead has played every big festival in Western Canada to much aplomb. Famous for marathon sets at hours no one in their right mind wants to play, Woodhead thrives playing for people who want to keep the vibe alive. Whether the crowd is in the thousands or single digits he makes sure everyone is dancing.

He has been producing in the studio as well, having some great remixes and originals on scene stalwarts Homebreakin' Records, as well as local upstart East Van Digital, and currently co-organizes the hugely popular Body Language Series in Vancouver with other local luminaries like Neighbour.

MUSIC:: WOODHEAD

Paul Kane (FKYA)

 Paul is a Vancouver based producer and DJ with experience DJ’ing at various nightclubs around the city including: Celebrities, Venue, LED, and his current residency at Lamplighter. He has been playing and composing various types of music for over ten years. For the last three years Paul has been producing electronic music using Ableton. Paul honed in his production skills when he attended Dubspot in New York in 2012/13. Graduating at the top of his classes, he left his mark at Dubspot as one of the their top producers. Paul is currently employed by Daniel Wyatt, a Grammy Award nominated engineer, as head of mixing and mastering for Wyatt’s online company. With remixes for the likes of Zedd, Borgore, Steve Aoki, and Red City, Paul has production experience spanning a variety of genres. Recently Paul has joined forces with longtime Vancouver DJ, Brett Fabian to create FKYA. With lots of forward momentum and support, big things are expected for FKYA in the coming year.

MUSIC:: PAUL KANE MUSIC // FCYA 

 

James (PSYCHIC TYPE)

 James started on his path towards Ableton domination 3 years ago after he heard Rusko's 'Pro Nails' Remix. Since then, his focus of genre has shifted from dubstep, to moombahton, to trap under 5 different aliases. Finally settling on Psychic Type in early 2013, James shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. His remixes for Hardwell's smash-hit, 'Apollo' and W&W's huge track, 'The Code' both landed in the Beatport top 100 Electro charts, cementing his place in the EDM scene. Subsequent to his pair of widely-supported bangers on Revealed Recordings, he remixed 'Revelation' by the Disco Fries, which was supported by the one-and-only Tiesto at some of the biggest festivals in the US. He has received massive support from the likes of Hardwell, Tiesto, Showtek, the Disco Fries, Excision, and Bro Safari. 2014 is set to be his year, as he is working hard on developing his own sound. 

MUSIC:: PSYCHIC TYPE

 

 

 


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