On Quiet As Kept, F.O.G., Whiston uses his typical maximalist club music as a jumping-off point for something more personal, toying with ambivalence to interrogate memory and trauma. He samples his own past tracks, peppers them with new recordings and blends futuristic club mutations with sounds rooted in the past. …
Nour hosts DJ workshops with women and gender minority refugees in Berlin
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Maŕa (US) · Biography · Artist ⟋ RA
Founder of Cultivated Sound, Maŕa is a leading player in New York's shadowy dance music underground. Her sound, evoking images of a distant universe, is a synthesis of deep, complex atmospheres and punchy cosmic rhythms tinged with dance-floor grit. Founder of Cultivated Sound, Maŕa is a leading player in New …
Cultivated Sound presents: Mari.te, Taylor Bense, Maŕa + Residents at TBA Brooklyn, New York (2017) ⟋ RA
Join us at TBA, our launchpad once again as we step into a new void. This time we depart from our earthly existence seeking a groove in a darkness beyond the stratosphere before returning to the glow of holiday lights. Mari.te is a skilled seamstress of hypnotic house grooves full …
Cultivated Sound presents: Grant Aaron, M Parent, Maŕa Cult at TBA Brooklyn, New York (2018) ⟋ RA
GRANT AARON Grant Aaron curates Mysteries of the Deep, a stellar podcast that further exists as a record label and events series. The podcast is approaching an impressive 100 episodes with notable past guests such as Gunnar Haslem, Antenes, Clay Wilson, John Selway, Neel, and Alessandro Cortini. The podcast's extensive …
'We're really in limbo land': How a lack of government guidance and support is crippling club scenes ahead of New Year's Eve · News ⟋ RA
Club scenes around the world are struggling with the upheaval caused by the Covid-19 variant Omicron and the subsequent lack of government guidance and support. In the UK, where Omicron has caused of Covid-19 cases, the situation varies from country to country. While venues are now in Wales, Scotland and …
'Music is being used as a weapon': Spotify users and artists react to CEO's €100 million investment in AI defence tech · News ⟋ RA
Spotify users and artists have responded to CEO Daniel Ek's €100 million investment in AI defence tech company . On November 9th, Ek the investment into the British-German company, whose technology will initially be sold to the French, British and German militaries. As part of the deal, Ek is also …
Resident Advisor: What Twitch Means For Dance Music
From Disclosure to Addison Groove, Amazon's livestream platform has offered artists a way to build audiences and make money during the pandemic—but will it last? Tom Faber investigates.
Resident Advisor: How to Start a Record Label
Tom Faber guides us through the particulars of launching your own outlet, with expert advice from leading label owners.
Resident Advisor: Palestinian techno DJ Sama' Abdulhadi detained by authorities
More than 50,000 people have signed a petition to help secure her release.
Resident Advisor: Building A Scene In Mozambique
Tom Faber meets the beatmaker nurturing an emerging scene and forging an authentic Mozambican sound out of trip-hop, techno and tribal initiation rituals.
Resident Advisor: Fabric (Exchange Podcast 484)
Tom Faber speaks to fabric's Judy Griffith and Andy Blackett to hear the story of how an old cold storage space became England's most famous club.
Resident Advisor: Stihia — An Electronic Dawn In Uzbekistan
The site of one of the modern history's worst environmental catastrophes is now home to a bold new music festival. Tom Faber travels to Moynaq to find out more.
Resident Advisor: Carl Gari & Abdullah Miniawy review
This haunting new record is a haunting electronic dirge and an incisive political document on contemporary Egypt.
Resident Advisor: Vinyl Sustainability (Exchange Podcast 465)
Tom Faber looks into the environmental impact of physical music formats like vinyl. Considering vinyl is made of pure PVC—a substance that's far from ecologically friendly—discussion and debate has emerged about whether there are any good alternatives.
Resident Advisor: Sarāb 2019 Review
Tom Faber investigates a new festival in the martian deserts of Jordan bringing together artists from throughout the Arab world.
Resident Advisor: Sote - Parallel Persia review
Tom Faber investigates the sophisticated new offering from a veteran of Iran's electronic music scene, a record which speaks no language but its own.
Resident Advisor: What it's like to juggle electronic music with parenthood
Karen Gwyer, Nastia, Robert Hood, Raica and Will Saul tell Tom Faber about the challenges they face as dance music mums and dads.
Resident Advisor: Chillout Rooms (Exchange Podcast 447)
Tom Faber explores the resurgence of the chillout room and its relationship to ambient music.
Resident Advisor: Hardcore sounds from Tehran
Tom Faber travels to Tehran to meet the artists behind SET, a festival championing electronic music in the capital of Iran.
Resident Advisor: Should DJs stand for Palestine?
One of the world's deepest conflicts became a major talking point in electronic music this year. In this article, seven people present their perspectives on the cultural boycott of Israel.
Resident Advisor: Create your own reality - The Palestinian scene
"You get a couple of hours at night where you're not behind walls." Tom Faber travels to the West Bank to meet the people who are creating a dance music scene against the odds.
Resident Advisor: A creative retreat in Palestine
The Black Madonna, Mashrou' Leila and Brian Eno took part in a creative retreat in the shadow of the separation barrier in Bethlehem. Tom Faber explains how the artists made music inspired by one of the modern world's most intractable conflicts.
Resident Advisor: The story of Lucky Cloud Soundsystem
This long-running London party descended from David Mancuso's legendary Loft parties and embodies its core values: incredible sound, an inclusive atmosphere and a timeless soundtrack. Tom Faber tells its story.