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Our last #SHAPEFridays post celebrates Bérangère Maximin

by Editor | 18th May 2018

Over the past fourteen weeks MusicMap has been highlighting artists on SHAPE Platform’s artist roster for 2018. We started with the soft drum’n’bass touches of Kimyan Law in Austria, moved through harsh German techno (Nene H), rebellious Slovenian electronica (Warrego Valles), and also explored NON Worldwide‘s energetic dual-expulsion of protest and celebration. After 14 artists […]

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Why we’re feeling Katuchat’s ‘Anaesthesia’ EP

by Editor | 10th May 2018

France’s Katuchat has been filling our ears with his future beats for a couple of years now, but his latest EP Anaesthesia is his most fully realised production to date. Inspired by the intense personal circumstances of suffering an incurable disease (the scars of which are visible, “indelible and immutable”, on the EP’s sleeve), Katuchat […]

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Rinse France’s December explains his love for the radio

by Editor | 20th April 2018

SHAPE Platform is a pan-European initiative designed to give the underground music scene exposure on its own terms. The SHAPE Class of 2018 is as exciting as you’d imagine, which is why we’re showcasing picks from this year’s selection every Friday… This week’s highlighted artist is… Techno producer and RINSE France host Tomas More, aka December. […]

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It’s nothing new to say France has been producing some of the best electronic music in Europe for years. A new generation of young producers and artists are keeping the level high and artists like Stwo have been making moves in the US for some time now. Artists like Phazz and Chateau Marmont have nothing to envy their American counterparts. Exciting times!

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Most people’s understanding of the string figure tradition starts and ends with the cat’s cradle, but Zoë Mc Pherson is not most people. The Brussels-based artist’s new project explores the history of string figures through an array of sonic and …

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Jean-Charles Leuvrey (Hotel Radio Paris)

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A prime example of having a plan and just going for it is Hotel Radio Paris. Two years ago Jean-Charles Leuvrey had the concept of starting a radio station, getting the best local talent to play their favourite songs in their hometown. What started as just an idea has turned into an original and insightful …

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Bérangère Maximin

Our last #SHAPEFridays post celebrates Bérangère Maximin

by Editor | 18th May 2018

Over the past fourteen weeks MusicMap has been highlighting artists on SHAPE Platform’s artist roster for 2018. We started with the soft drum’n’bass touches of Kimyan Law in Austria, moved through harsh German techno (Nene H), rebellious Slovenian electronica (Warrego Valles), and also explored NON Worldwide‘s energetic dual-expulsion of protest and celebration. After 14 artists […]

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Soundscape 011: Hotel Radio Paris (France)

by Editor | 24th October 2017

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every few weeks we visit a different country and ask a local scenester to serve up a mix of the finest sounds from …

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