Marcus Visionary

Dj/Producer Marcus Visionary has been in the game for over two decades representing Jungle Dnb as well as a variety of british bass culture music. Marcus prides himself on clean mixing and is well known for his musical versatily and keen ability to read any crowd. As a Dj his performances are explosive and he is most definately a dj’s dj! In his hometown Toronto, Marcus has been running the Prophecy on 89.5 FM for 16 Years. The program is North America’s longest running Jungle DnB radio show and has been a integral part of the city’s developing bass music scene.

On an international level Marcus is fortunate enough to be a part of Shy FX’s Digital Soundboy family since 2005. As a producer Marcus has worked for several high profile lables such as Revolver, 31 Records, T.O.V, Flex, Play Muzik, Shout, Co-Lab, Dance Rock, Rocksteady and many more. In 2010 he released an experimental double LP entitled ‘Carib’ (via Liondub) which stayed at #1 on Juno download for 6 weeks. In 2011 he released his first solo Jungle LP entitled ‘Humble’ which featured many veteran reggae artists such as: Johnny Osbourne, Bunny General, Sugar Minott, Pad Anthony, Jah Dan, Terry Ganzie, and Messenger Selah.

In 2012 Marcus has many forthcoming projects for one of the U.K’s top Reggae Labels ‘Necessary Mayhem’ on there ‘Necessary Bass’ imprint. This year kicked off with the release of ‘Wicked and Wild’ featuring legendary Saxon sound mc Tippa Irie. You can also look forward to releases for Benny Page’s ‘High Culture’ imprint as well as plans to relaunch a brand new solo jungle label. Marcus will also be launching a new bass music label with longtime friend Dj Lush known as Inner City Dance. Inner City will be an outlet for Bass music regardless of genre. For audio: http://soundcloud.com/inner-city-dance

In recent years Marcus has toured extensively throughout North America and Europe. 2012 is set to be a big year for Marcus with a Canadian tour planned with Dj/booking agent Slim Pickens (Supreme Hustle) as well as a U.K/European tour in August and September. 20 Years in the game and Marcus Visionary has no sign of letting up.

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