At its core, good music is all about community—about bringing people together. Ben Howells, aka Mt. Eliah, has been creating musical communities on the West Coast for years. As co-producer of the Atmosphere Gathering festival, Project Intent (a community and environmentally-focused crowd-funding program) and being one third of Vancouver Island’s infamous The NakedDJs, Howells has built a small empire of groove in the middle of our Island. When he gets behind the decks, Mt. Eliah is a diverse force, sucking in cultural influences from around the world, blending them with heavy electronic beats and delivering it all with a smile for everyone on the dance floor.