DISCWOMAN 08 x UMFANG

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Co-founder of DISCWOMAN, UMFANG gives us all the techno we need on this mix. Check out her Q&A and mix below

tell us about this mix
I had recently bought some new records and was feeling really inspired by UR electro and experimental noise music. I wanted to make a mix for my collaborators in Discwoman and not have it affiliated or released by a man ha.

when did you start djing?
2009

first gig?
Botnet in Kansas City

favorite party ever played?
Hot Mass in Pittsburgh was one of the most amazing opportunities for exploration- a huge honor and challenge to play open to close.

fave DJ
ah so hard but probably Dj Stingray. No one else makes me dance like that.

fave producer
Robert Hood, Jeff Mills, Steve Bicknell, Joey Beltram, Timbaland, Allergy Season affiliates, 1221 affiliates.

pet peeve when djing
Don’t come in to the booth, don’t touch anything in the booth while I am djing.

what’s best compliment you’ve ever gotten?
My booking on Sept 11 2016

place you’d like to play?
A cave with a pool

DISCWOMAN PUERTO RICO #4: UMFANG

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Photo BY Nieto Dickens

When did you start DJing? 
2009

First gig: 
BOTNET at Emerald Space in Kansas City

Favorite party ever played: 
Most recently Terry Radio Satellite Party at Negative Space in Kansas City. Two people gave me mixtapes and we danced with the lights on for like an hour after it ended. Massive positive creative energy there.

Favorite woman DJ: 
Lori Napoleon / Venus X

Best record you’ve ever bought: 
Chupacabra “Aw Yeah” / Everything Omar S.

How would you define the term DISCWOMAN? 
A DJ channelling the feminine.

Pet peeve when DJing:
Strangers in the booth

Do you dance when you DJ? 
Yes

Can you DJ when wasted? 
Yes

What’s the best compliment you’ve ever gotten?
Opening SUSTAIN-RELEASE

Place you’d like to play:
A woodland rave in Europe at sunrise.

Something you want everyone to know about you:
I really believe that everything relates back to techno.