Who is Stickybuds?
From the funky depths of the Canadian West, Tyler Martens has been touring the world and releasing exceptional music for close to two decades.
Hailing from the vibrant Canadian West, Tyler Martens, widely known as Stickybuds, boasts nearly two decades of global touring and music excellence. As a premier Canadian export, his prowess on turntables and in the studio has captivated audiences in over 25 countries, gracing iconic venues and festivals such as Burning Man, Shambhala, Envision, "We Love Space" Ibiza and Glastonbury.
With a repertoire exceeding 70 label releases and numerous DJ mixes, Stickybuds has woven a sonic tapestry that resonates worldwide. His music has left an indelible mark, featured in blockbuster franchises like Spider-Man and Star Wars, while concurrently blasting out the sound systems of underground scenes and massive festivals.
A fixture at Canada's Shambhala Music Festival for 19 years, Stickybuds has perfected a unique DJ style, blending genres with live turntablism and impeccable selections. His annual Shambhala mixes showcase a fusion of funk, reggae, drum n’ bass, and broken beats, adorned with exclusive acapellas and custom VIPs.
In response to the 2020 touring hiatus, Stickybuds launched "The Different Strains Show," a weekly Twitch live stream, connecting with fans globally and solidifying his role as a leading tastemaker in the DJ community. In 2023, Tyler is back in full force, releasing, touring, and delivering his beloved music to dedicated fans worldwide.