Moontricks encapsulate the roots of the provincial spirit with the fires of sonic soul.
Taking dancefloors and audiences by storm, Nog and Sean Rodman serve up their own original sound of boot-stomping grassroots-blues-meets-underground-bass, creating a brand of folklore fun that has crowds ranting and raving throughout the west coast. The Moontricks sound pulls influence from all over the field, experimenting with bass music that has a resemblance to various aspects of hip-hop, classic blues, folk, or whatever comes through as inspiration and fits their evolving organic electronic vibe. The duo hold an array of instrumental expertise with Nog manning beats, bass, keys, and harmonica, and Sean on guitar, banjo and vocals.
Recent years have been good to Moontricks, whether it's been keeping a consistently packed tour schedule or releasing iconic original music. They currently release on The Funk Hunters’ operated label ‘Westwood Recordings’, having published the recent singles ‘Solar Therapy’ and ‘Mountains’ as well as collaborated with the label heads on the hit track “Lunar Smack” that climbed the Beatport Glitch Hop charts to reach the top 10.
2017 was another big year on the tour schedule for the duo, having a packed summer festival circuit that included Shambhala, Evolve, Tall Tree, Astral Harvest, and Atmosphere Gathering to name a few, packing crowds and elevating audiences with their dazzling groove and infectious vibe. At this years' 2017 Kootenay Music Awards, Moontricks walked away with 3 primary awards: Artist of the Year, Song of the Year for “Home”, and Electronic Producer of the Year.
Events at the Royal in October
Doors at 9pm, no cover (except where noted):
Mondays: Monday Funday - Free Pool all night
Tuesdays: Shotgun Karaoke with TOPO & Wedge & $5 Jameson
Wednesdays: Jam Night with Zak & $5 Tall boys - Old Mil & PBR
Thursdays: Local DJ night with Naturalist/Aurora alternate weeks & $4.50 Gin
Fridays: Guest DJ/Live Band & $4.50 Rye
Saturdays: Guest DJ/Live Band $4.50 Vodka
Friday 6th: Benanas and Superglue Funky Necklace Party
Saturday 7th: Mogul Smoker Fundraiser - $5 Cover
Sunday 8th: Thanksgiving Special - Emotionz/Fresh Kils/Illvis Freshly/Kosmic Kitty/Mic Dreams
Friday 13th: DJ Freebooter Exorcism Party
Saturday 14th: DJ Nemkae & Strawberry Feels
Saturday 21st: Music2diSoul live Reggae
Thursday 26th: Moontricks DJ Night
Friday 27th: DJ Artikz + guests + PK Sound
Saturday 28th: Zombie Walk + After Party
Tuesday 31st: An Alice in Wonderland Halloween Party - Freebooter/Straus/Bro-D