In early 2021, Pamela Badjogo and her crew of musicians/friends, held a week-long residency at Le Sucre in Lyon, to work on the live rendition of her latest album "Kaba".
Few are capable of integrating field recordings of forest escapades into a packed club in the manner that MIMI does. This quality could be explained by a heightened sensibility, a deep empathy or a peculiar understanding of natural spaces. To find out, we exchanged with the Belgian DJ and sound artist minutes after her set for Nuits sonores Bruxelles.
Azu Tiwaline’s "Magnetic Service" EP, featured on British imprint Livity Sound, took her touring to all parts of Europe, from Lyon’s Nuits sonores, to Brussels’ MUCEM, to Graz’s Elevate Festival, were we had the opportunity to chat with her.
The second part of our project documenting the work of French-Russian duo UVB76, from preparing an audio visual experience in residency, all the way to the performance, in front of the audience.
It is rare to be able to witness eerie propositions such as this one. Birds Signals for Earthly Survival, presented for the first time at Le Sucre during Nuits sonores, merged poetry, music and environmentalism in a unique fashion. We took this opportunity to capture images and sounds from the perfomance as well as words from the protagonists.
If you took part in a festive event located in France during the summer of 2021, there is a good chance that GЯEG’s music, and particularly his EP Eau Coulée Smart City will be familiar to you. We had the opportunity to chat with the Mauritian producer during his visit to Nuits sonores, where he was performing with Bamao Yendé, boss of the “société des ambianceurs”, Boukan Records.
For the “Hors Série” edition of Nuits Sonores in Lyon on 20th of July, xl.iks created a 360 audio-visual live experience with visual artist Adrien Bardet. We took the opportunity to ask them some questions about the creation of this experimental live.
For this new entry in our series of videos taken in residency, we meet the mysterious French-Russian duo UVB76.
During European Lab, we chatted with the man behind The Hague's iconic venue, someone who sees clubs as social sculptures. He shares his thoughts on a somewhat bleak future for the scene on a European level, while entertaining the idea that embracing chaos could help us come to terms with the changes we encounter.
Following the recent situation in Gaza, we took the time to talk with a man working as an art teacher to kids in the area. Through his testimony, you can hear the voices of the children he works with and their hopes for a future free of war.