Over the last 15 years there has been a surge of Canadian underground artists breaking on to the global electronic music scene from all corners of the country. Some of these names have reached world wide status and have dominated the commercial side of today’s household names while others have maintained there titles as full underground entrepreneurs both in the studio and on the club party circuits. Big cities come to mind when thinking of the origins of most of these names, but Canada has no shortage of DJ/Producers from smaller areas of the nation doing it just as big as the main cites artists.
Atlantic Canada, Halifax Nova Scotia to be exact, is home to one of these national treasures. Evan Fancy a.k.a. Veev is one of the most prominent artists for underground house music in this area of the country. Veev has been at it the DJ game for 12 years out of his 27 on this earth and has created himself a fusion of Jackin, Disco, Soulful and Funky house music that fuels his direction while performing and creating in the studio.
Having had releases on countless labels throughout the early years, it was in 2014 that Veev started to make his mark on the scene with an eight track LP being released on American (Vegas) label Disco Legends titled “Part 1” it was here that he began to gain global attention and soon after was invited to release original productions and remixes for house music heavy weights Gene Farris (Farris Wheel recordings), DJ Dan (Instereo Recordings) and DJ Mes (Guesthouse Music). You can also find his work on Soul Fuel, i! Records, Black Crack Recordings, Mood Funk & Nihil Youngs Italian imprint Frequenza and many more.
Naturally, touring has been a major part of Veev’s career with many seasons spent at WMC in Miami where he has played many times and has also thrown his own events with artist like Doc Link, Gramaphondizie, J Paul Ghetto and more. It is here that he has rubbed shoulders with some of the best American true house music artist’s and also from around the world alike. He has shared stages with Jonny Fiasco, Jason Hodges, Inland Nights and Defected’s Sonny Fodera to name a few.
Veev has also been graced with the honor of touring and DJing in the world famous Mediterranean’s Balearic Island of Ibiza Spain. He has headlined shows at Tulip as well as the legendary party destination Bora Bora Beach Playa D’en Bossa plus OceanBeat performing with veteran Vocal Diva Barbara Tucker and Dj Q. It has been world class stages such as these that has been the setting for his talent and musical exposure.
2016 has seen major success for Veev with a Single Original production titled “Seconds” released on world famous Nervous Records out of New York city. Nervous has been home to house music legends Armand Van Helden, Mood II Swing, Kerri Chandler, Masters At Work & Josh Wink and is one of the premier record labels of the last fifteen years.
New upcoming collaboration projects on deck for Veev in the immediate future with DJ Dan, Rescue and Jonathan David plus many more original releases to come. A bright future is an understatement for one of Canada’s best. You can check out Veev on the following links….