Arts Pamela Badjogo @ We are Europe

In Residency - Pamela Badjogo

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".

Arts MIMI @ We are Europe

Textures, Rhythm and Flora: A Conversation with M I M I

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.

Arts Azu Tiwaline @ We are Europe

We are Europe Meets... Azu Tiwaline

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.

Arts UVB76 @ We are Europe

UVB76: Going 360 part.2

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.

Arts Birds Signals for Earthly Survival @ We are Europe

In Residency: Bird Signals for Earthly Survival

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.

Arts Greg & Bamao Yendé @ We are Europe

Shatta, Dembow and "Smart Cities", a Conversation with Mauritian Producer GЯEG

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.

Arts UVB76 @ We are Europe

UVB76: Going 360

For this new entry in our series of videos taken in residency, we meet the mysterious French-Russian duo UVB76.

Arts PIP @ We are Europe

Nightclubs as Social Sculptures - An Exchange with PIP's Steven Van Lummel

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.

Arts Gaza @ We are Europe

Living in Gaza, an Exchange with Mahmoud Alhaj

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.

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