2013 | Dance Recording of the Year | Felix Cartal | | The JUNO Awards

Felix Cartal is a Canadian electro producer associated with Dim Mak Records, who made his full-length album debut in 2010 with Popular Music. Hailing from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, he initially established himself with remixes of Moving Units' "Crash 'n' Burn Victims" and Dragonette's "Take It Like a Man" in 2007, not to mention unofficial remixes of MSTRKRFT, Britney Spears, Ashlee Simpson, and others that circulated in the music blogosphere. In 2009, he made his debut on Steve Aoki's label, Dim Mak Records, with the four-track Skeleton EP. Later that same year he was featured on the label sampler Dim Mak Dance Compilation, Vol. 1: Evolution. Cartal made his full-length album debut the following year with Popular Music. "Drone," featuring vocals by Johnny Whitney of the Blood Brothers, was released as the lead single. Meanwhile, Cartal increasingly established himself as a DJ, touring the North American club scene, and releasing freely downloadable mixes on the Internet.