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Anna Morgan: from the Bronx to Bass Coast

Anna Morgan – Bass Coast 2017 interview + video New York’s Anna Morgan stole the show at Bass Coast’s Cantina stage on the final night of the festival. This fierce producer co-founded the HEAVY event series and hosts a show on Radar Radio. DOPE HAUS press correspondent Jaclyn Adair caught [...]

July 15, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Features, Interviews 2

Top Hip Hop Treasures at Sled Island

Guaranteed you won’t recognize most names on the Sled Island lineup — that’s the festival’s strongest feature. Calgary’s Sled Island festival is filled with hidden treasures to add to your playlist. DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein spent a weekend in Calgary digging up the top hip hop talents of Sled Island 2017. WASIU [...]

June 27, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 1

EPROM lit up for Lights Out in Brooklyn

EPROM (interview) + Hedawn (mix) Bass producer EPROM chats with DOPE HAUS host Chico Mendez at Lights Out in Brooklyn. He opens up about his collaboration with Alix Perez as SHADES, his festival plans for Bass Coast and what it’s like performing in the dark for the Lights Out party. [...]

June 26, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Radio, Show Recaps 1

No Fun City bids farewell to arts and culture venue

The party is over. 1965 Main Street is vacant. Vancouver Art and Leisure (VAL) closed their doors on June 6, 2017. Adam Schmidt and Chanel Klein spoke to Matt Troy and visited VAL’s final shows to get a scoop on the gentrification wave wiping out Vancouver’s independent arts and culture spaces. Wash, rinse [...]

June 20, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Local News, News 0

Red Bull Music Academy Festival throws 12-hour queer warehouse party

Trade Show USA – Red Bull Music Academy Festival Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) spared no expense throwing Trade Show USA, a 12 hour queer warehouse party in Brooklyn. RBMA Festival featured talents such as Honey Soundsystem, Needlxchange, Wrecked, Men’s Room, Chris Cruse, Honcho, DJ Holographic and The Carry Nation. [...]

June 13, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps, Show Recaps 0

WTF is Hannibal Buress doing at Moogfest?

Hannibal Buress vs. Moogfest 2017 Comedian Hannibal Buress treated Moogfest to a surprise performance at the main stage before hip hop legend Talib Kweli. Hannibal kept busy building synths at Moog workshops and interviewing headliners Animal Collective and Flying Lotus for his podcast The Handsome Rambler. DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein caught [...]

May 31, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Features, Interviews 1

Durham producer PlayPlay opens up about inclusivity

PLAYPLAY – MOOGFEST INTERVIEW North Carolina’s Jess Dilday goes by PlayPlay, a club producer and one of the organizers behind the monthly queer friendly party called Party Illegal. Jess chatted with DOPE HAUS host Chico Mendez after their Moogfest set about Durham’s queer music scene and their work teaching DJ skills [...]

May 31, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Features, Interviews 2

Russell E.L. Butler: from Bermuda to the Bay Area underground

Russell E.L. Butler – Moogfest interview Oakland techno producer Russell E.L. Butler opened Moogfest 2017 to a full crowd of synth lovers and music nerds in Durham’s favorite dive bar. Russell chatted with DOPE HAUS editor Chanel Klein about gender identity politics in festival culture and how the Bay Area underground [...]

May 31, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Features, Interviews 1

Top 5 Surprises from Moogfest 2017

Moogfest is a diverse celebration of live music, engaging discussions and workshops in the heart of the Research Triangle in Durham, North Carolina. This four-day music and technology festival celebrates the legacy the inventor of the Moog synthesizer, Robert Moog. DOPE HAUS editor Chico Mendez traveled from rainy Vancouver, Canada [...]

May 31, 2017 dopeha.us Events, Featured, Festival Recaps 2

GQOM and Trade Show USA at Red Bull Music Academy Festival (NYC)

Red Bull Music Academy Festival (NYC) Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) Festival is back for it’s fifth year across the boroughs of New York City. The festival boasts appearances by Solange, Gucci Mane, Warner Herzog and more. Besides parties and club nights, RBMA is featuring special workshops, lectures and live [...]

May 11, 2017 dopeha.us Blog, Featured, Festival News, News 0