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Rebel Mix

Streaming LIVE from Toronto every Saturday night, Rebel Mix features a distinctive selection of underground minimal, tech & deep house.

Each week host Esther Benoit presents the most talented local DJs & duos, inviting them to share the decks for a 2 hour live mix.

You can catch Rebel Mix Saturdays 7 to 9 PM EST on Techno.FM!

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Show Episodes

1) Rebel Mix #317 with host Esther Benoit

Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:15:09 +0000
Recorded live on Techno.FM May 22nd 2020 with host @estherbenoit www.rebelmix.fm

2) Rebel Mix #316 feat Mha iri

Mon, 18 May 2020 20:10:52 +0000
Streamed LIVE on Techno.FM on May 16th 2020 This week's guest mix is from Melbourne-based dj/producer, Mha Iri @mha_iri , featuring all original tracks. Mha iri's production style is melodic yet driving with tough basslines and kick drums paired with dark synths and her own ethereal vocals to give a unique sound that is as captivating as it is dance worthy. Her strong musical style and powerful connection with her audience have allowed her to quickly carve out a name for herself the underground music scene. She has played at a myriad of established underground venues in Australia and Internationally. She also holds a residency with Xe54. Mha iri's tracks have received support from artists such as Deborah De Luca, Luigi Madonna, Coyu, Joseph Capriati, Spartaque, Mario Ochoa and many others. https://soundcloud.com/mha_iri https://www.facebook.com/Mhairi.Melbourne

3) Rebel Mix #312 ft Faetal

Mon, 06 Apr 2020 16:54:50 +0000
Streamed LIVE on Techno.FM on April 4th 2020 Faetal @taliya-cohen has recently immersed herself in the pulsing depths of spacey techno grooves, and can also be found exploring minimal bouncy house, broken-beats, and jazzy classics. She is on a quest to find music that reaches deep and inspires movement. Faetal is a resident and organizer of the following events: Architextures, a weekly underground electronic music night at ROUND venue; Cyclelogic, where predominantly female lineups supply groovy house and techno, and Toronto Impulse an alternative event at the MOD club. When she isn’t behind the decks Faetal works as a full-time circus performer with Illuminair Entertainment. Her love of movement and music lends to a deep commitment to keeping the dance floor both moved and moving. https://www.facebook.com/movedandmoving/ https://soundcloud.com/taliya-cohen www.rebelmix.fm

4) Rebel Mix #308 feat Joumana

Tue, 10 Mar 2020 00:34:40 +0000
Streamed LIVE on Techno.FM on March 7th 2020 Joumana is one of Montreal’s fastest rising artists in the electronic scene right now. Originally from Lebanon, her musical journey started as a child playing the piano. Her passion for electronic music emerged when she discovered its magnetism in 2016, ever since then her commitment and talent has carried her on to play at some of the best venues and events in Montreal. Some of these include Le Salon Daomé, Stereo, Newspeak, Velvet Speakeasy. This summer she has played at the renowned Piknic Électronik, PY1, AIM Festival and Illusion Festival. Joumana’s energy behind the decks is luminous and contagious, her ability to adapt to the crowd’s energy is what makes her sets captivating allowing listeners to immerse themselves in cultures and sounds from around the globe. When asked where her dream venue would be, she affirmed that as long as the crowd is there for the music and is open receiving the energy she puts forth, it would not matter where she plays. This commitment to her sound allows her to stay humble and true to herself and tribute some artists she loves which include Mercan Dede, Hrag Mikkel, and HAFT. https://www.facebook.com/joumana.dj.mtl/ https://soundcloud.com/joumanamusic www.rebelmix.fm

5) Rebel Mix #307 with host Esther Benoit

Mon, 09 Mar 2020 00:40:48 +0000
Recorded live on Techno.FM February 29th 2020 with host @estherbenoit www.rebelmix.fm

6) Rebel Mix #306 with host Esther Benoit

Sun, 01 Mar 2020 21:11:48 +0000
Episode #306 with host @estherbenoit Recorded LIVE on Techno.FM February 22nd 2020 www.rebelmix.fm

7) Rebel Mix #305 with host Esther Benoit

Thu, 27 Feb 2020 01:59:19 +0000
Episode #305 with host @estherbenoit Recorded LIVE on Techno.FM February 15th 2020 www.rebelmix.fm

8) Rebel Mix #304 ft. Jesse Champagne

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 17:23:51 +0000
Episode #304 features guest dj Jesse Champagne and was originally aired on Techno.FM on February 8th 2020. Follow & Support Jesse Champagne: https://soundcloud.com/jessechampagne A founding member of @heavy-meta, Toronto's fire-breathing dragon art car, he has performed across North America, bringing his signature mix of melodic house, progressive, and techno to events such as Burning Man, Elements Music & Arts Festival, Minus Zero, Metaverse, @secretsocietyto and more. If you're looking for an emotionally investing journey from the-ones-and-twos, Jesse Champagne is your spirit guide.

9) Rebel Mix #302 feat. Matt Star

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 18:10:35 +0000
Episode #302 features guest dj Matt Star (DE) and was originally aired on Techno.FM on January 18th 2020. Follow & Support Matt Star: https://soundcloud.com/matt-star https://www.facebook.com/Matt.Star.DJ Matt Star released his first record "The art of M" on Weave Music in 2006. Matt Star describes his style as “Everything I like“. He plays everything from Ambient and Trip Hop to House and Techno – depending on the mood. But in the clubs he mostly goes ahead in a pretty strict and determined way: "it’s got to make people dance! it has to be groovy!" To date, Matt has released countless records under various pseudonyms like STAR_DUB, CNTRL, YAMYAM, STARBUG, POLYFAN POLYPHENIX, and BINARY OPERATOR.

10) Rebel Mix #301 with host Esther Benoit

Mon, 03 Feb 2020 22:14:26 +0000
Episode #301 with host @estherbenoit Recorded LIVE on Techno.FM January 11th 2020 www.rebelmix.fm

11) Rebel Mix #300 - Jackie Spade

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 22:42:39 +0000
Streamed LIVE from CTRL Room (Toronto) on Techno.FM on January 4th 2020 Episode #300 is a 5-hour special featuring special guests Ben Cormier & Jackie Spade. This is the final hour featuring @jackie-spade www.rebelmix.fm

12) Rebel Mix #300 - Jackie Spade vs Ben Cormier

Sat, 01 Feb 2020 22:24:52 +0000
Streamed LIVE from CTRL Room (Toronto) on Techno.FM on January 4th 2020 Episode #300 is a 5-hour special featuring special guests Ben Cormier & Jackie Spade. This recording features @jackie-spade b2b with @bencormier www.rebelmix.fm

13) Rebel Mix #300 - Esther Benoit

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:59:39 +0000
Streamed LIVE from CTRL Room (Toronto) on Techno.FM on January 4th 2020 Episode #300 is a 5-hour special featuring special guests Ben Cormier & Jackie Spade. This is the first hour, with host @estherbenoit www.rebelmix.fm

14) Rebel Mix #297 with host Esther Benoit

Thu, 19 Dec 2019 02:16:25 +0000
Episode #297 with host @estherbenoit Recorded LIVE on Techno.FM December 7th 2019

15) Rebel Mix #296 ft Denite with host Esther Benoit

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:27:15 +0000
Aired on Techno.FM November 30th 2019 This week's episode features a one-hour guest mix from berlin-based dj, Denite (Diynamic / Get Physical / Third Ear / Gruuv / Redlight Music). http://soundcloud.com/denite http://www.facebook.com/denitemusic http://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/denite DENITE's set tracklist (first hour): 01 Benoit & Sergio - Walk And Talk 02 Maya Jane Coles - Senseless 03 Morgan Geist - Detroit 04 Missing Linkx -Who To Call 05 Daniel Kyo vs Stevie Wonder - Superstition (Daniel Kyo Total Remake) 06 Edward Surf - Muses 07 Denite - Ain’t No 08 Catalan FG & Sven Löve - Another Man 09 Missing Linkx - A Short History Of… 10 Denite - Jazz To Me 11 In Sync -Everybody's Dancing 12 Fitzzgerald - Genius Of Love 13 Qubiko - OtherSide 14 K.E.E.N.E. - Negra Macha

16) Rebel Mix 291 feat Bliz Nochi

Mon, 30 Sep 2019 01:00:54 +0000
Episode #291 features guest dj Bliz Nochi (Germany), and was originally aired on Techno.FM on September 28th 2019. Follow & Support Bliz Nochi: https://www.facebook.com/bliznochiart https://soundcloud.com/bliznochi

17) Rebel Mix #283 (Esther Benoit July 2019 Mix)

Fri, 19 Jul 2019 17:06:24 +0000
Inspired by my opening set @vertigotoronto on June 23rd 2019, PRIDE REMIX edition. Recorded LIVE on Rebel Mix episode #283. www.estherbenoit.com @estherbenoit

18) Rebel Mix #279 with host Esther Benoit

Fri, 17 May 2019 19:42:35 +0000
Recorded LIVE on Techno.FM on May 11th 2019 featuring host @estherbenoit www.rebelmix.fm

19) Rebel Mix 277 feat LUEASA

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 19:07:47 +0000
Episode #277 features guest dj LUEASA (Germany), and was originally aired on Techno.FM on April 27th 2019. Follow & Support LUEASA: www.facebook.com/soundslikelueasa/ @lueasa

20) RM 275 Feat Jackie Spade

Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:11:33 +0000
Rebel Mix #275 feat Jackie Spade (Toronto) Recorded LIVE on Techno.FM Saturday April 13th 2019 Follow/support Jackie: https://soundcloud.com/jackie-spade https://www.facebook.com/djjackiespade/