Naturally gifted with a musical ear, Evan aka Slynk flirted at first with a range of classical instruments including piano, guitar and drums, but it’s when He started experimenting with sampling and sound design that the wheels were ultimately set in motions.
From his first gigs in an underground New York inspired café in his hometown of Brisbane, to his first International appearance at Shambala’s Fractal Forest, in 2009, 5 years had gone by – 5 years spent refining his skills and experimenting and educating himself and his fans with mash up productions of classic hip hop, ingrained with rare and funky, rhythmically savvy grooves.
With the overwhelming support and love from the world’s most respected funky breaks producers behind him, Slynk’s reputation has been growing strong with now numerous releases on several labels under his belt (Jalapeno Records, Goodgroove, and Discocakes just to name a few).
His timeless nu-funk electro boogie bravado has met the public with an overwhelming enthusiasm, climbing the charts in more than one occasion as in the case of the robust bass treatment and hip-punishing live drum swing He reserved for his re-work of Ed Solo & Deekline’s “No No No!” that comfortably sat at number one in Juno’s best Selling Single Chart.
His fourth appearance at Fractal Forest in 2013 brought his unstoppable Forward Momentum to a new level with a set that not only constitutes his best credentials to day but also consecrated his name to the West Coast Funk Nation.
Nothing more than another step in spreading his instant-smile-provoking-supreme-’80s-funk-flavored boogie, Slynk moved to British Columbia at the beginning of the summer of 2013 to complete his conquering of the New World and, as an Ambassador of Funk, he is now getting ready to share his love for music with the rest of the world.
We take sound sound seriously. The dance floor is our temple. With each stage a sculptural masterpiece and Funktion-One sound system tickling your insides, we spend the entire year masterfully crafting an all night beach jungle celebration you'll never forget. Some sounds blast you away. Ours will hug you closely. It’s crisp and holographic. Come prepared for a deep inward journey designed to break you open.
Breathe, flow, and find unlimited freedom in physical expression. Our bodies are the vessel in this world that serve as the foundation for which we can discover our highest potential. Explore stages and spaces for you to completely let go at Envision.
Living is an art form. At Envision we cultivate a 360 degree immersive art environment that blends the edges of the canvas with the world around it.
We let the environment lead. Every structure is artistically designed with locally sourced natural materials to create a village that mimics the beauty of our natural environment, and demonstrates a way of life defined by minimizing our impact on our planet. Envision is not an EZ-Up festival.
To care for others we must first take care of ourselves. Experience and explore mindful practices for food, activity, medicine, and more that will nourish a lifetime of joyous behaviors and self-care rituals.
You are not alone. Discover the community you always knew existed but were never able to experience. Brought together by all of our similarities , and illuminated by all of our differences.
We think long term. The 12 principles of permaculture are echoed throughout every undertaking at Envision. necessity of restorative stewarding demonstrated on the land we gather and in the lives we lead.
Strengthen your source connection. Envision supports you with an open heart space where you can explore a deeper understanding of our common oneness with nature and each other.