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Swan Meat talks expanding horizons #SHAPEFridays

by Editor | 13th 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… Swan Meat. Looking to move away from the hypercompressed aesthetics […]

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Interview: El G brings baile funk and afro trap to Berlin

by Editor | 10th April 2018

From Liege to Berlin, Spain to South Africa, El G has a lot of flavours to combine. Maybe that’s the reason why he ended up producing a perfect mix of afro trap, baile funk, future bass and folkloric instrumental sounds. In this interview El G discusses his roots, the next steps in his career, and […]

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Germany

by Editor | 2nd June 2016

The third biggest music market after Japan and US as of 2015, Germany is now the centre of music in Europe, both in terms of touring and sales. It’s also one of the toughest on digital piracy, with GEMA – the German royalty collection society for performance rights – regularly blocking tracks uploaded to YouTube on […]

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Germany has a long hip-hop tradition and has produced countless artists and producers who are keeping the levels high in terms of quality and creativity. In our Germany playlist we cover the classic ’90s sound with tracks by TESK, AzudemSK, FloFilz and Kabuki. The explosion of trap music in the US and worldwide has also influenced German artists such as Skypierr and SugaBoy, who show us that they have nothing to envy from their US counterparts.

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From Liege to Berlin, Spain to South Africa, El G has a lot of flavours to combine. Maybe that’s the reason why he ended up producing a perfect mix of afro trap, baile funk, future bass and folkloric instrumental sounds. …

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DJ Oski OG

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With its famously cool people and it’s even more famously cool nightclubs, Berlin has asserted itself as an epicentre of electronic music. DJs from around the world dream about playing the clubs and festivals in the German capital, while music listeners travel from far and wide to try to slip past the notoriously selective bouncers. …

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Swan Meat talks expanding horizons #SHAPEFridays

by Editor | 13th 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… Swan Meat. Looking to move away from the hypercompressed aesthetics […]

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The 5 most mind-altering performances at CTM Festival

by Editor | 22nd February 2018

Immerse me in turmoil! Berlin’s CTM festival is a gamble if you’re going for the music. One moment, laser beams shoot around you in a multidimensional performance while otherworldly music guides you to unknown pleasures. The next, a guy on …

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