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Grimes got grim

WIRED travels to Montreal to speak with female electronic music pioneers and newcomers. Grimes, referring to the PC music artist SOPHIE, remarked earlier this year in an interview with the Guardian, "It's pretty fucked up to name yourself Sophie and pretend you're a girl when you're a male producer." “Female producers are in short supply. ”

The retirement of Daft Punk brings an end to an era of electronic music

The iconic French duo announced their decision with caution, as is customary for them.Their meticulous attention to every detail of their music, collaborators, and appearance, even down to their Hedi Slimane-designed uniforms, revealed their depths of inventiveness and curiosity, and influenced a generation of artists from Kanye West to Frank Ocean.

Statistic confusion

Despite the presence of female electronic pioneers and producers including:

  • Laurie Spiegel
  • Daphne Oram
  • or even Bjork or Kate Bush

Men make up the strong majority of DJs booked for mainstream occasions (9.6% globally in 2015, according to the female:pressure blog ), and electronic music/dance festivals have a similar disparity: WIRED discovered that women made up 13% of the Dimension Festival line-up this year, but women made up only 3% of the announced line-up at Creamfields last year.

Female performers shattering the glass ceiling in electronic music with synths and sexism

The exclusive workshop, which provides

  • lodging
  • food
  • studio space to a select group of artists

holds talks twice a day with speakers such as Matana Roberts and Alex Tumay. Grimes had to step out at the last minute due to a private situation, so she couldn't give her talk as planned. It's not easy being a public female figure in the electronic music industry.

The Year's Best Electronic Music

Pitchfork Drew Litowitz features

  • Peggy Gou
  • Floating Points
  • Joy Orbison, and a lot of deep gems.

On our Spotify playlist, you may listen to some of the songs on this list. Playlist on Apple Music Pitchfork's 2019 wrap-up coverage can be seen here.

The Ultimate Guide to Electronic Music in the UK: 10 London Clubs You Must Visit Capital
The Ultimate Guide to Electronic Music in the UK: 10 London Clubs You Must Visit Capital

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8th of June, 2017 Madhvi Mavadiya (Madhvi Mavadiya) This is the moment you’ve been waiting for. Welcome to the unofficial ultimate guide to EDM in London, whether you’re a long-time London resident looking for a new electronic music hangout or a first-time visitor looking for ideas on how to spend your weekends in the UK capital. The city is home to some of the top clubs in the world, and many electronic legends began their careers as inhabitants of underground venues before going on to headline major international festivals. So, in no particular order, these are London’s biggest and best electronic music clubs.

Corsica Studios is one of South London’s hidden jewels, as many people rush to the adjacent Ministry of Sound, but this venue offers a more intimate and stripped-back experience. With a closing time of 6 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 3 a.m. on the other days, you can expect an eclectic techno lineup all week long. Adrian Jones and Amanda Moss, who sadly passed away lately, set up a creative area in between two railway arches as a centre for the communities.

Egg London, maybe the city’s most commercial venue for seeing electronic musicians, is a warehouse-style club ideal for summer nights out thanks to its outdoor space and Saturday closing time of 9 a.m. This North London venue has five zones and one of the city’s largest dance floors, and Saturday is the greatest night for house and techno music, with Nicole Moudaber and Matador among those who have performed there. Despite its reputation as a student hangout, Egg is the ideal party venue for fans of all genres and electronic music.

Fabric, voted the world’s second best club after Space Ibiza by DJ Mag, has had its share of controversy in recent years, but happily for you, the North London institution reopened earlier this year. This mainly weekend venue features three enormous rooms with music ranging from drum and bass and dubstep to house and techno. Fabric’s ‘bodysonic’ dancefloor in Room 1 is one of the venue’s standout attractions, with 450 bass transducers embedded in the floor to provide visitors with a truly full-body experience. With its near pitch black environment and secluded enclaves where you may rage to the music away from the masses, Room 2 gives you an underground sensation. You can expect every night at Fabric to be one of the best nights out you’ve ever had, thanks to locals like Craig Richards and Terry Francis.

Sarah Ginn for Fabric is the photographer.

Sarah Ginn for Fabric is the photographer.

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Collins Reservations Software For bars, restaurants, pubs, and clubs, revolutionary booking and enquiry management software. Table management, pre-orders, and payments, among other things.

Tonic

Online Ticket Sales An online event ticketing box office that caters to a wide range of events, from pop-ups to major music festivals, as well as free marketing and visibility to help sell more tickets.

Soda

Vouchers for e-Gifts Customers can purchase e-gift cards for a packed experience or a monetary value. Increase your venue’s or event’s earnings by adding an extra revenue stream.

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XOYO

XOYO provides London with an unrivaled weekend soundtrack by focusing on a consistent and credible music policy. XOYO is spread over two levels in the center of Shoreditch (the top being sister-bar The Shoreditch Butchery). XOYO presents a fresh and on-point calendar of live music outside of the club’s intense weekend schedule. XOYO is an aspirational platform for London clubbers, pioneering a quarterly residency series that sees some of the world’s biggest and most skilled DJs play to thousands of dance music fans every Friday for three months.

EC2A 4AP, 32-37 Cowper St United Kingdom of Great Britain

Shoreditch

10 p.m. to 3 a.m. 9:30 p.m. – 4 a.m. Mon, Tues, Thurs

XOYO Fabric has a strict dress code.

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Welcome to London’s most prestigious venue, which is recognized for producing a series of weekly lineups including some of the world’s top names in electronic music. Fabric, a London nightclub, is an underground labyrinth. Three rooms, multiple floors, a maze of staircases, and no phone signal make for a disorienting encounter, but that’s part of the charm. The club’s strategic arrangement, which includes three specialized and unique areas to cater to the various needs of its customers, as well as world-class sound systems, delivers an unparalleled experience. After hours of losing oneself in the music, emerging from its depths seems almost like stepping back into another world.

United Kingdom, 77a Charterhouse St, EC1M 6HJ

Trap music

In the late 2000s and early 2010s, trap music (EDM) evolved from techno, dub, and Dutch House, as well as Southern hip hop. These three characteristics of trap music can be used to categorize it: "1/3 hip hop (tempo and song structure are similar; most tracks are between 70 and 110 bpm) – with vocals sometimes pitched down, 1/3 dance music – high-pitched Dutch synth work, Hardstyle sampling, as well as a plethora of trap remixes of popular EDM songs, and 1/3 dub ".

Trap Pioneers

Some of the artists who promoted this genre, as well as countless other would-be producers, are RL Grime, who released the singles "Core" and "Scylla" in 2014, Flosstradamus, who released their "Hdynation Radio" album in 2015, and Carnage (DJ), who released the tune "Turn Up" in 2012.