2015 ‣ 2016

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all photos by Erez Avissar

KILLED IT 2015:

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Umfang, both as a dj and with Discwoman.

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Via App (Live @ Purple Trax)

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Juliana Huxtable (Weird Magic mix)

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Elysia Crampton (pictured here with Anthony Dicap and Juliana Huxtable)

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Eartheater

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Volvox

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The Black Madonna

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BLOOD. Our old pal Michael has been quietly been producing for Justin Bieber (“Sorry”), Madonna and Skrillex. This photo is from when he played our party at 285 Kent as our friend Glori threw confetti in the air.

BEST VENUE:
Trans-Pecos

BEST MICROGENRE:
Weird footwork

DJ Paypal, DJ Mastercard, Foodman, etc

MOST NEXT LEVEL:

Oneohtrix Point Never – Sticky Drama

BEST DANCE TRACK:
Mall Grab – Can’t

BEST POP TRACK:
Rihanna – BBHMM

NEW LABEL:
Sweat Equity

BEST YEAR:
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Drake. “back to back”. “know yourself”. “diamonds dancing”. “hotline bling”. “6 man”. “my way”. just too many to name.

BEST EPIC:
Four Tet – Morning Side

LIVE PERFORMANCE:
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Shigeto (@Cameo (R.I.P.))

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Oneohtrix Point Never (@ Villain)

Honorable Mention: Arca+Shayne/Pillowqueen @ Output

ARTISTS TO WATCH:

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Donchristian (video from an emotional performance of amazing track at multitask)

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Serpentwithfeet

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Jay Boogie

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Plebeian (1/3 of Sweat equity)

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Akanbi

FAVORITE TRACKS:
(NO ORDER)

patricia – bed of nails
paypal – slim trak
ital – toxic work environment
skepta – shutdown
florian kupfer – sad
hiatus kayote – breathing underwater
michael magnan – alright um
kendrick lamar – king kunta
ge-ology – escape on the lodge freeway
john roberts – orah
us girls – damn that valley
rihanna – bbhmm
levon vincent – woman is an angel
suzanne kraft – flatiron
fetty wap – my way remix
glassjaw – new white extremity
simonetti – bossa nova bootleg song
dj mastercard – savage>step in>praying hands
alabama shakes – over my head
kablam – preere
fatima – whats a girl to do
oneohtrix – i bite through it
umfang – pills
grimes – butterfly
sophie – vyzee
drake – know yourself
drake – back to back
major later – lean on
entro senestre – rosegold
araabmuzik – time for work
dust – ghosts of bali
major lazer – lean on
spinn danny brown – hubby
le1f – koi
sadaf – man of me
erykah & andre3000 – hello
blood orange – sandras smile
mall grab – can’t
arca – vanity