Posts tagged "Ukraine"

8Kays releases live performance video from Kharkiv Philharmonic building in Ukraine

Ukrainian producer, DJ, and events promoter Irina Shvydka, AKA 8Kays, has released a special recording of a live performance taped shortly before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.  Known for her progressive and deep house productions, Shvydka has released music on prolific labels such as Toolroom, Afterlife, and Bedrock. The performance, staged

A number of festivals have dropped Russian DJ Nina Kraviz from their lineups following criticism over Kraviz’s months of silence regarding the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. These include The Crave in The Hague, PollerWiesen, and Detroit’s Movement Festival. Kraviz, who is one of Russia’s most prolific public figures

Spotify has announced it will be suspending its services in Russia due to the country’s censorship laws. This follows Spotify’s decision to close its offices in Russia earlier this year following Putin’s invasion of the Ukraine. The streaming service also suspended access to premium accounts in the country. According to

Last Sunday, London based nightlife organisation Save Our Scene (SOS) organised a mass rave in protest of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Thousands of ravers came out to join a convoy of sound systems in Central London, with some six rigs blasting acid techno, UKG, and drum’n’bass. Two thousand people gathered

The Ukraine electronic music scene has penned an open letter condemning Russia, asking for global support in the fight against Russian aggression. Multiple venues, promoters, and performers from Ukraine have signed the letter, which was released online on March 5th.  The letter reads, “We, the representatives of the music community,

Hit songwriter and popular podcaster Ross Golan has started an online petition to urge the music community to stop licensing songs in Russia for as long as the country continues to wage war on Ukraine, reports Variety. Golan, who has written hit songs for the likes of Justin Bieber and

Dauwd returns to Technicolour with Theory of Colours – Versions EP. A new 4-tracker EP containing remixes / reworks of various singles from his debut album Theory of Colours which was released last summer via the Ninja Tune imprint. The album was praised by the likes of Resident Advisor, Mixmag

Interview by Shannon Lawlor Woo York are an electronic-techno duo currently based in Kiev, Ukraine. Since 2009, their unique blend of atmospheric electronica and darkened techno has been turning heads and dropping jaws alike since their first release, but it wasn’t until 2017’s Frozen Lake and Alien Worlds EPs released

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