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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 2

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

Top 5 Suprises 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 Chanel [...]

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

OWABOWA – Rinseout

OWABOWA – Rinseout OWABOWA is a DJ b-girl extraordinaire fresh from a visit from South Africa. She played some hits as well as some new local talent for DOPE HAUS radio. OWABOWA chatted with host Chico Mendez about her daytime work as a registered nurse. During her interview, they discussed [...]

May 11, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Mixes, Radio 0

Support Underage Thinking: Upbeat Academy mentors NOLA musicians

“Support Underage Thinking” with Upbeat Academy Upbeat Academy is a non-profit music program for at-risk youth in New Orleans. Students produce hip hop and electronic music after school under director Matthew Zarba, otherwise known as Mr. Z. Students, graduates and newcomers flexed their talent at the second annual Upbeat Academy showcase [...]

April 24, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Features, Interviews 1

Moogfest announces full 2017 lineup

Moogfest 2017 – Durham, North Carolina Moogfest is a cutting edge exploration of technology and art happening May 18-21, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina. Moogfest features artists like Flying Lotus, Talib Kwelli, Princess Nokia, Avalon Emerson, Octo Octa, Mumdance and MORE! Moogfest 2017 is the 11th iteration of the festival since [...]

April 18, 2017 dopeha.us Blog, Featured, Festival News, News 0

Abstrakt Sonance drops Misfits EP on Aufect Recordings

Abstrakt Sonance – Misfits EP (AUF025) Jaclyn Adair caught up with Tyler Myroon, otherwise known as Abstrakt Sonance, about his new Misfits EP on Aufect Recordings. Dabbling in grime and drum n bass tempos, Misfits is a four track tour through Myroon’s diverse tastes that highlights his signature swagger. He filled [...]

April 17, 2017 dopeha.us Blog, Featured, Features, Music 0

Kuma (Art of Beatz, TKG) – Rinseout

Kuma – RINSEOUT Kuma Graham, host of Art of Beatz radio, spins an all-original 130bpm set for DOPE HAUS! The former CBC Radio 3 host and dubstep producer has played locally and beyond for over 20 years. Kuma is also the founder and operator of The Konspiracy Group record label. Art of [...]

April 10, 2017 dopeha.us Featured, Mixes, Radio 0