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West Coast grime MC Raquel Divar releases new video ‘VANDALS’

Raquel Divar & Cory O – VANDALS Dubstep producer Cory O teams up with grime MC Raquel Divar in their new video VANDALS. DOPE HAUS caught up with the power duo chilling with EPROM at Bass Coast after their video premiere show in their [...]

July 18, 2017 Blog, Features, Videos

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 [...]

July 15, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

Princess Nokia’s “G.O.A.T” goes hard

Princess Nokia – G.O.A.T. New York rapper Princess Nokia is back again with a new music video for her first release since the dynamite 1992 album dropped last year. G.O.A.T is the chin-up chest-out anthem that is sure to be on heavy rotation this summer. Back [...]

June 30, 2017 Features, Videos

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 [...]

May 31, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

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 [...]

May 31, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

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 [...]

May 31, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

Coming full circle with Sudan Archives at Moogfest

SUDAN ARCHIVES – MOOGFEST INTERVIEW Los Angeles’ Sudan Archives is a self-taught violinist, vocalist and producer with a new EP forthcoming on Stone’s Throw Records. Her ethereal Moogfest performance filled a cathedral with soulful loops and delicately layered vocals in [...]

May 31, 2017 Features, Interviews

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 [...]

April 24, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

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 [...]

April 17, 2017 Blog, Featured, Features, Music

Chicago shaman Sollors casts new EP ‘Hold Lock’

Karsten Sollors (Interview) Canadian born and Chicago based techno producer Karsten Sollors chats to Chanel about his latest release Hold Lock on Farris Wheel Recordings. Last year, Sollors released a single on Nervous Records alongside Queensyze with Gotta Get Up. Recently he’s secured a Saturday [...]

April 5, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews