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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 [...]

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

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

‘Smack in the Middle’ with midwest producer Asher Gray

Asher Gray (Interview) Milwaukee techno producer Asher Gray delivers his new EP Smack in the Middle on Vancouver based Grandcity Records in April. Steeped in the Chicago house scene, Asher Gray has produced and DJed underground electronic music since 1998. Asher Gray hosts his own event series [...]

April 5, 2017 Features, Interviews

Footwork producer Mooves: From Cyprus to Shambhala

DOPE HAUS press correspondent Taylor NAFASi Jordan caught up with award winning footwork producer Mooves after his set at Shambhala 2016. Hailing from Cyprus, Ness Benamran produces electronic and footwork music in the northern mountain community of Nelson, BC. Mooves has released [...]

January 8, 2017 Featured, Features, Interviews

Woofax (Interview)

Woofax joins the British Columbian Bass Army Matt Simmers debuts his first release as Woofax with a heavy-hitting track featuring Josey Radix. DOPE HAUS correspondent Jaclyn Adair caught up with Matt Simmers of Woofax this summer at Electric Love Music Festival.  Woofax is Matt Simmer’s new project since [...]

October 27, 2016 Features, Interviews

Tails (Interview)

TAILS – INTERVIEW DOPE HAUS correspondent Taylor NAFASi Jordan caught up with local beats producer Tails of Chapel Sound right before his set at Shambhala 2016. Photo by Julia Mior DOPE HAUS: This is your first time playing at Shambhala. What have you [...]

September 25, 2016 Featured, Features, Interviews