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Gallery: Amek Collective celebrate their tenth birthday in Sofia

by Editor | 17th May 2018

AMEK X marked the tenth anniversary of Bulgaria’s Amek Collective last week, and as the crew hoped, it became their most attended and most ambitious event ever. Around 200 people gathered in both rooms of Sofia’s prime underground venue *Mixtape 5* for ten live shows and a banging techno after-party. There were no breaks between […]

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Valance Drake Ivan Shopov

Premiere: Valance Drakes & Ivan Shopov – Atoms Gasping For Oxygen

by Editor | 26th April 2018

2018’s AMEK X event this May will celebrate ten years of drone and experimental music in Sofia, Bulgaria. The label/collective is a group we’ve supported a lot here at MusicMap; they put out elegant, mindful electronica which it’s hard not to fall in love with if you’re a fan of minimalist productions. One special release […]

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Amek X 10th anniversary poster

Bulgaria’s Amek Collective preparing 10th anniversary party

by Editor | 14th March 2018

Last year we profiled Amek Collective, the Sofia-based organisation with a love for experimental music and unique events. As Amek’s Angel Simitchiev (aka Mytrip) told us at the time, their DIY approach led them to “dig deeper and discover more and more artists worth showing”, while he also teased the proposition of a big tenth […]

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Featured Artist MORE ENTRIES

We first posted about Bulgarian producer Evitceles when we came across the grainy, atmospheric ‘triste été‘ on SoundCloud. The man himself, known to his friends as Etien, got back in touch with MusicMap.Global to share some exciting news. With ‘Imperfect …

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Amek Collective

by Editor

The capital of Bulgaria and home to some 1.2 million people, Sofia is also the birthplace of the Amek Collective. Formed in 2008, Amek Collective run a drone-obsessed, but multi-genre friendly, label and club night that we here at MusicMap were made aware of through rising Bulgarian producer Evitceles. Amek Collective’s magpie approach to music …

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New Finds MORE ENTRIES
Valance Drake Ivan Shopov

Premiere: Valance Drakes & Ivan Shopov – Atoms Gasping For Oxygen

by Editor | 26th April 2018

2018’s AMEK X event this May will celebrate ten years of drone and experimental music in Sofia, Bulgaria. The label/collective is a group we’ve supported a lot here at MusicMap; they put out elegant, mindful electronica which it’s hard not to fall in love with if you’re a fan of minimalist productions. One special release […]

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Gallery: Amek Collective celebrate their tenth birthday in Sofia

by Editor | 17th May 2018

AMEK X marked the tenth anniversary of Bulgaria’s Amek Collective last week, and as the crew hoped, it became their most attended and most ambitious event ever. Around 200 people gathered in both rooms of Sofia’s prime underground venue *Mixtape …

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