Canadian Musician Feature

Canadian Musician Feature

Thank you to Canadian Musician for featuring Sara in your March/April Edition!

Read the article here:

http://tinyurl.com/simmscanadianmusician

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Wake Me Up in San Francisco

I had an amazing trip to one of my fav cities last weekend – San Francisco, and made it to the DJ Tech Tools, and Thud Rumble offices.  Here’s a few pics:

 

 

 

 

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Coming Soon! The Future Prophecy

This fall, I’m launching a collaborative multimedia project called The Future Prophecy.  The project stems from a graphic novel that was written by my sister Melle and I; we’re featured as the story’s leading heroines who are blessed with superpowers.  On our journey, we must learn to use our powers for good, and work together to overcome Bogtown Records, the ruthless villains who have seized control of our beloved city.

Our first intro issue will be out September 2012,

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Native Instruments Traktor Workshops at Witz Education

I’m happy to announce that I’ll be teaching two new Native Instruments Traktor courses at Witz Education. Whether you’d like to get started DJing, or are looking to advance your DJ skills, my workshops will help you to become a better digital DJ. Did I mention we’ll be giving away free prizes from Native Instruments too?

Check out the introductory, and advanced workshops and enroll here:
http://witzeducation.com/technology/types/audio-production/

Each workshop is $295.00.  

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ILuvCZ

I’m so excited that I’ll be DJing at the Comfort Zone in Toronto for the first time on Sunday, August 12th from 8-9 pm. If you’re in the Toronto area, I hope you will join me on the dancefloor!

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DJ Logo Design 101

Every DJ needs to establish their signature sound and musical style – when you’ve got that down and are playing gigs regularly, branding can be a great next step. Designing a logo is an important branding decision, as your DJ logo will appear on all of your fliers and promotional swag, so it’s worth investing time and real effort into this creative process. I wrote an article for DJ Tech Tools that shares tips on the creative process of DJ logo design – from pure inspiration,

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The Future Prophecy

The Future Prophecy is my new upcoming digital comic book; it’s a timeless story that features me as the leading superheroine who wields the power of the future of music.

Here’s the trailer video for the comic:

You can find more about The Future Prophecy here, and check out pics of all the characters:

http://www.facebook.com/thefutureprophecy

I’m having a fundraising campaign to produce the first issue,

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Pride Toronto 2012

I had a great time playing at Pride Toronto this year, it was my first year playing the festival. Here’s a clip from my set, the track in this video is “Dirty Funker – ‘Behind The Wheel’ (Original Mix). What a banger!

Thanks to Megan Leach and Pippy Van Pypen for dancing onstage with me, to Desire Kaniki for styling my outfit, and to Eric Pinsonneault for filming and editing the video.

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Triple Trouble DJ Mix

I have been having a blast DJing with the Traktor Kontrol S4 and the Kontrol F1. Here’s a Beastie Boys DJ mashup mix that I made with my new gear, hope you enjoy it!

Special thanks to Ferdinand Meurer for editing the clip!

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The Melleefresh Mix

Here is my new DJ mix, featuring tracks by Toronto’s own Melleefresh and her awesome label Play Records. Click the cover to listen, it’s available for free download for 100 people!

http://soundcloud.com/sarasimms/the-melleefresh-mix

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