Frankie Decaiza Hutchinson sits down with LSDXOXO in his Berlin apartment to discuss his first musical release in almost three years: “WAITING 2 EXHALE”. They discuss his process, why its taken this long to release, white commodification of dance music and how black voices are steering a revolutionary time in techno music. You can download … Continue reading In Conversation with LSDXOXO: the process of “Waiting 2 Exhale” and the Black techno revolution.
Can we begin to recontextualize absence as presence? As abolition?
DJ Dee Diggs takes us through the accusations of racism and sexual harassment against the Dutch nightclub De School, the issues with how it was dealt with and how club’s can learn from this in order to cultivate safer club experiences. Trigger Warning: The piece contains mention of sexual harassment/intimidation and discusses the nuances of … Continue reading What Went Wrong at De School
par frankie decaiza hutchinson Traduction par Joseph Leca « Je pense qu’il est temps pour nous de remettre la nuit en marche ! », m’a dit un promoteur de Brooklyn qui m’invitait à une rave, comme si la décision nous appartenait. Les tensions raciales et la pandémie ont mis la lumière sur une triste réalité – pour … Continue reading business techno matters: ou comment ceux qui ont le plus sacrifient le moins
ECO es una plataforma colombiana creada con el fin de pensar las estructuras de los ecosistemas electrónicos latinoamericanos. Un espacio colectivo para debatir y pensar en otros futuros posibles. Las reflexiones de Frankie sobre el complejo industrial -estructuralmente racista y excluyente- y cómo este ha respondido a la crisis que navegamos, son importantes para situar … Continue reading El Business Techno importa: Cómo los que tienen más sacrifican menos
business techno matters: how those who have the most sacrifice the least (french, spanish, japanese translation available)
by frankie decaiza hutchinson Note: You can find this article translated into French, Spanish and Japanese “I def think it’s time for us to take nightlife back!” a Brooklyn promoter said whilst inviting me to a rave as if this is our decision to make. The race war and the pandemic have illuminated a depressing … Continue reading business techno matters: how those who have the most sacrifice the least (french, spanish, japanese translation available)
This Conversation between Axmed Maxamed and Mathys Rennela took place in November 2019 As friends who have known each other for years and bonded through electronic music, We have had many conversations about our experiences with racism in Amsterdam’s dance music scene, and decided recently to write down some of our most regular grievances. The … Continue reading A Conversation on the Bleaching of Techno: How Appropriation is Normalized and Preserved
Dweller alum Xiorro just released a video to accompany his new track on the Voight-Kampff compilation with half the proceeds going to Ayrshire Samaritans, a mental health organization. Xiorro is one of the co-founders of ALKHEMY who hosted The Black Hole party this year at Dweller 2020.
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