Hotflush Thursday February 18, 2016 09:21
I was looking on Resident Advisor yesterday, trying to form a balanced opinion about the state of dance music in 2016. As I scrolled down the front page, I couldn't help but notice a recurring theme throughout the following headlines:
- Lucy returns with third album, Self Mythology
- Download the stems to a Kerri Chandler classic
- Brilliant new track by Bawrut released next week on Ran$om Note Records
- DJ Nobu and Joy Orbison in London
Lucy, Kerri Chandler and Joy Orbison are all men who use fe...
...nah, I made that Kerri Chandler joke in 2011, and loads of boring articles have been written about the wider trend since. I personally couldn't give a shit what a DJ or producer calls themselves as long as they're any good in the studio/behind the decks. And neither should YOU.
I'll be back tomorrow with either an interview with a 12 Weeks of Techno DJ who's playing this weekend (information and tickets here) or a GINORMOUS preview of the night.