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BEARCAT

BEARCAT is a London born, Brooklyn based artist. Internationally known for her various skill set’s as a DJ/Producer, Audio Engineer and Pro MUA, BEARCAT began touring with various artist’s in 2005 providing backing vocals and creative direction for live festivals such as Afropunk, Glastonbury, Reading and Lovebox. Since launching her solo career in 2008 she has performed in various parts of the world including Egypt, Paris, Lyon, Berlin, Leipzig, Barcelona, Mexico City, Oakland and Chicago. Never afraid to delve deep she uses her emotive musical selections as a form of therapy. Drawing from deeply personal experiences and diasporic root’s, her ear guides her into creating bass-heavy uncompromising, powerful mixes that harness a symbiotic energy between the music and the crowd to generate the perfect soundtrack to any event. 2016 has been an astounding year of new heights for BEARCAT with a two month European tour and set’s played at Boiler Room (NYC) MoMa PS1 (Warm Up / Sunday Session’s) MFA (Boston), RinseFM (Paris), Radar Radio (London), Slake, Flavorpill and a documentary score premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.

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HARAM

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DJ HARAM

DJ Haram is a queer producer and DJ originally from New Jersey, currently based in Philadelphia. Stylistically versatile, DJ Haram throws down for Jersey, Philly, and Baltimore with club and booty bounce sets but also has been known to pay homage to her roots in the tradition of Middle Eastern music and of DIY noise and experimental sound. She has recently tour the U.S. and Europe, highlight performances include Unsound Krakow, De School Amsterdam, Creamcake Berlin, Razzmatazz Barcelona, Paradox Baltimore, and GHE2OG0TH1K New York City. DJ Haram is a co-founder and resident of Philadelphia’s own free-falling club night ATM (#atmdata) and legal fundraiser party series (f)LAWLESS. Recent mixes and productions by DJ Haram have been released the Fader, Halcyon Veil, Rinse FM France, Loveless Records, and NON Worldwide. She has a solo EP and collaborative releases planned for early 2017.

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mobilegirl

mobilegirl grew up in Munich, Germany where she studied Media and Computer Science and has been a fairly new addition to the Berlin music scene. She connected with Stockholm’s Staycore soon after she started making music and is set to release her debut EP in 2017. As a DJ, mobilegirl focuses on powerful danceable rhythms and manages to blend music styles from different ends of the spectrum. Her sets are to be described as eclectic yet cohesive and create an arc that fuels the dance floor with euphoria and nostalgia as she has a predilection for 2000’s R&B anthems. With three Boiler Room appearances in 2016 alone she’s ranked amongst the most of that year. She has performed in cities all over Europe, including London, Stockholm, Barcelona and recently completed her first Asia tour with shows in Taipei, Seoul, Hong Kong and Shanghai.

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SHYBOI

SHYBOI (Yulan Grant) is a Jamaican born, New York based multidisciplinary artist. SHYBOI is the moniker she uses to cause sonic disruption. As a creative positioned between Caribbean and American culture, she uses sound to interrogate ideas of identity, notions of power, perceived histories and the entanglements that happens within these topics. She is also member of the queer artist collective #KUNQ whose ethos is centered around the production of multidimensional work through sound, visual and performance art while expanding the discourse surrounding the subcultures and genres that have become diluted or obscured in the name of hybridity. SHYBOI has three Boiler Room sets under her ever widening belt as well as two performances at MoMA PS1 and is a frequent collaborator of NYC underground staples ranging from Rizzla (Fade to Mind) to Venus X. Recent sounds have been featured in Fact Mag, Thump, Rinse FM, MixMag and the Fader.

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stud1nt

stud1nt is a multi-instrumental artist and DJ, born and bred in New York City. Informed by their training in jazz piano and guitar and early start sampling on turntables, their original productions and mixes live in-between the spontaneity of improvisation and acute harmonic and rhythmic composition. They create across genre with a penchant for the hypnotic low-end of club tracks and euphoric possibility of psychedelic riffs. A member of queer art collective #kunq, their sounds are also attentive to the politics of the body and sociohistorical context. stud1nt has presented their workshop on creative approaches to production at Vassar College, the New School, and Recess Art. Their work has been featured in Resident Advisor, Pitchfork, Rinse FM, the Fader, FACT Magazine, and MixMag. Notable performances include sets at Boiler Room New York, MoMA PS1, GHE20G0TH1K, and the Brooklyn Electronic Music Festival at Output.

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UMFANG

Discwoman co-founder Umfang was born in the Bronx, grew up in Kansas and has been living in Brooklyn since 2010. She holds a monthly residency Technofeminism at Bossa Nova Civic Club focusing on emerging talent and an affection for vinyl. Recent highlight appearances include a 7 hour open to close set at Hott Mass Pittsburgh, her debut at Berghain, an extended set at De School Amsterdam, Corsica Studios London, Kaiku Helsinki, Brutaz Warsaw, closing the first night of Sustain Release Year III, and an intimate set at Video Club in Bogotá. Her amorphous polyrhythmic techno productions have been released by 1080p, videogamemusic, and Phinery.

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VOLVOX

A dominant force on the Brooklyn underground scene, Ariana is known for tough, stripped-back techno and groovy, acid-flavored sets. She has been a busy DJ and event producer since 2006 and in that time has shared the decks with many international stars including The Black Madonna, Marcel Dettmann, DVS1, The Hacker, Legowelt and Mike Servito. Based in NYC since 2011, she holds two monthly residencies: JACK DEPT. NYC at Bossa Nova Civic Club is a top event of the notorious hotspot that’s focused on an acidic house party vibe featuring standout DJs and producers from across the burgeoning American scene. The mighty UNTER party pushes the harder edges of techno and in just a year has won accolades as the best after-hours in New York. Since early 2016 she has enjoyed a busy tour schedule hitting the east and west coasts of the United States, Mexico City and Sao Paulo. This summer she toured across Europe featuring standout gigs at De School in Amsterdam, Kaiku in Helsinki and Berghain/Panorama Bar in Berlin. In August 2016 she launched her successful party series JACK DEPT. as a label with it’s first release by Texas-based producer TX Connect. Upcoming releases by M//R and AAAA are due leading up to 2017.

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