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Flying Lotus curates Calgary’s Sled Island music festival lineup

Flying Lotus at Sled Island 2017 (Calgary, AB) Los Angeles native Steve Ellison is two-thirds music maker and one-third alien as Flying Lotus. Ellison is so heavily involved in the sci-fi space and such an all-around occult master en générale, [...]

August 18, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

Who built this stage? Meet the Arcade crew at #ELF2017

Arcade stage crew – Electric Love 2017 Festival press coverage usually showcases headliners and huge international acts. Rarely does the media cover the nitty gritty details behind a festival’s creation before the gates open. Lets face it, without the stage for the headliner [...]

August 3, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

Doctor Jeep refills his Bass Coast prescription

Doctor Jeep – Interview @ Bass Coast 2017 New York’s Andre Lira first began his musical journey playing guitar in metal bands throughout high school before getting turned on to dubstep from Caspa and Rusko’s Fabriclive mix.  Lira’s love for [...]

July 27, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

Krafty Kuts explains why BC festivals are the best

Krafty Kuts interview @ Electric Love 2016 Multi-award winning producer and DJ Krafty Kuts played Electric Love 2016 to a crowd full of colourful ravers. Martin Reeves, the Brighton breakbeat king, spoke to DOPE HAUS press correspondent Jaclyn Adair last year [...]

July 19, 2017 Features, Interviews, 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

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