Get way down and descend into the darkness with DESCENT, featuring a heart-stopping 7 hour superset by internationally renowned DJ Matt Effect(Sydney, Australia). The historic afterhours, The World (aka 816), plays host to this series of nostalgic Descent parties that remind us how the underground shaped us and let us party back in the day.

So join us on Saturday August 2nd after midnight for a one-of-a-kind party that will sure to be the most memorable of Vancouver’s Pride weekend. Relive some of those old memories or make some new ones. Just be here.


Matt has become a wide-ranging DJ/Producer from when he starting spinning. Since this time he has held residencies at some of Sydney’s biggest gay clubs including ARQ Nightclub, Manacle, The Oxford Hotel, Phoenix and Midnight Shift to name a few.

Along with these venues, he’s featured at parties all over the world such as CHUNKY (SYD/MEL/ADL), DAYWASH (SYD), Tri-Nations (AKL), SWEAT (SFO), FOLSOM EAST (NYC), WoofClub (SYD), SALVATION (SYD), Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras’ infamous closing party LANEWAY, and many other destinations throughout.