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Updated on the 1st of every month

by Olivia Deane

Have you ever stopped to think about who was behind the awesome party you went to last weekend? Or about who designs the array of kaleidoscopic flyers that are always sprawled along St-Catherine? Well, even before the party gets started people are behind the scenes trying to make it all happen. Out-of-this-world parties don't happen at the click of your fingers.

Being a club promoter can be a demanding job, one that requires persistence and dedication. You must be willing to work long hours especially on the weekends, passing flyers by day and taking care of business at the club till the wee hours of the morning. Sure they make lots of dough and get their friends on VIP but they also have to work their asses off flyering in crazy weather conditions and have to deal with snobby passersby that dump their flyers right in front of their face. They really don't get the credit they deserve.

Krazybeats Productions is one of the many promotion teams in Montreal and are no doubt responsible for some of the most memorable parties and events both in and around the city. They are a group of six young, dynamic and independent guys, whose combined talents result in an impressive package; they promote their own parties, design their own flyers and are lucky to have three talented djs among them.

It all started back in 1996, when Krazybeats was founded by two guys named Will and James, who both had a passion for the clubbing scene. Since they knew lots of people and had many contacts in the club industry, they decided to organize their first party called Spring Jam at the Medley. The event attracted over 1,700 people and for the next couple of years, Krazybeats concentrated on organizing one major event annually.

Seven years have passed and the Krazybeats crew has tripled. The members now include founders Will and James a.k.a Dj Short, Evens a.k.a Dj Hill, who is also in charge of flyer design and web advertising, Nick a.k.a Dj Flip, Peter a.k.a P-Mac and Fred a.k.a Fantin.

Kb's reputation has also sky rocketed. They have partnered with over 15 different clubs over the years being both resident promoters and organizers in charge of special events and holidays. The key to their success would definitely be the fact that they are best friends who work well together and they are also versatile in the way that they can bring any type of crowd the owners desires, from ghetto to classy.

Krazybeats has big future plans that include taking a younger group of promoters under their wing to form Krazybeats Junior. This group of young, energetic individuals would cater to the new generation of clubbers in the coming years and would also be responsible for organizing teen parties. Krazybeats would also like to add a beat producer to complete their production group so that they will be able to move up and become part of the music industry.

They are currently resident promoters for Envy on Friday nights.

For more info or guestlist, log on to www.krazybeats.com

Updated on the 1st of every month






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