Event Times

Oct 12 | 8:00 pm




Music - Dj



Expressions Presents DJ Shine & Chris Hughes LIVE

For the second Installment of the Expressions series at ebar we are doing something very special... 

The doors open at 8pm early as a special class is taking place. We invite local music producers to bring laptops with abelton live, notepads, or even people who are curious to maybe learn what it would take to try a totally unique live digital form of djing, using abelton live. This program will run from 8-10pm in which time we will begin the music & go on with our regular scheduled programming at Expressions. 

So joining us for the night will be ...

DJ SHINE (Toronto)

From the early 90's heyday of Toronto's techno scene through to his current constant touring as a band member and Ableton programmer for Nelly Furtado and more recently hip-hop superstar Drake, and also frank Ocean. 

Jason "DJ Shine" Spanu has delivered a brilliant history as a key player in the Canadian electronic music scene. With numerous singles, remixes, and compilation appearances under his belt, DJ Shine has made his reputation well known among some of the world's top producers and artists. His performances as a live PA/DJ combination have rocked dance floors at huge events all over the world.

When his schedule permits, Jason teaches his various production and performance techniques at clinics, seminars and on a one-on-one basis.


Founder and curator of M5 Records, Chris is a stalwart veteran of the global dance industry. A capable opener, headliner and closer, Chris can do it all on any platform. Whether playing alone or with his production and DJ partner Daniel Vasquez as Toronto House Cartel, 
Chris is an asset to any event. 

Seamlessly weaving genres is his specialty and it's evident when listening to his mixes.With tracks and remixes signed to major labels such as Detone UK (Darren Emmerson's imprint) Frequenza IT (Nihil Young Aka. Less Hate's Imprint) as well as underground favorites, Nice&Smooth Ultramedia and Original Label (Tonny Sans Imprint), Chris is making his presence felt on the production side of the industry as well. Keep your eye on this rising star...

Aliases: Phil Super, Space Cadet, Klamm, Otto Korrekt

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/chrishughesto
Mixcloud: https://www.mixcloud.com/Chris_Hughes_TO/
Beatport 1: https://www.beatport.com/artist/chris-hughes/433103
Beatport 2: https://www.beatport.com/artist/toronto-house-cartel/563062