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Friday, December 22nd, 2017
11:00 PM
11PM-5AMOctave OneKevin SaundersonBasic Soul UnitJ-ULTurtle BuggA Lab.Our ShowcaseLab.our 01 was started in August 2013 by long time friends Stuart Li and Jason Ulrich in the city of Toronto, Canada. As Basic Soul Unit, Stuart had already built up a catalogue of music through releases on respected labels like Versatile, Mule Musiq, Mathematics, Dolly and more. Having built a solid reputation in the international underground, he felt it was time to start his own venture. Thus he tapped Jason (who also produces under J-UL) to join him. Although key labels in the history of the city included well known and respected ones like DNH and Strobe, Toronto has always had a lack of infrastructure to support independent artists in the scene. Outside of being an outlet for their own releases, the two envisioned Lab.our as a platform to spread the word about Toronto's burgeoning underground talent. Besides Basic Soul Unit thus far, releases have come from Maxwell Church, J-UL, Xavier G, The Hermans, Aberdeen and close friend from the windy city Chicago Skyway. Looking to the future Lab.our continues to showcase Toronto talent with a planned compilation in 2018 of local artists both label of new and familiar faces.