Boiler Room x Ballantine's True Music make their Kraków debut later this month.
The showcase event, which takes place in the Polish city on 25th April, features Kraków's own Olivia and Private Press (Newborn Jr) alongside experimental bass producer Martyn, techno duo Fjaak and Sweden's SHXCXCHCXSH. The show will be broadcast by Boiler Room and syndicated to DJ Mag's Facebook page.
Ballantine's Scotch Whisky has announced a three-year community-based music strategy. Under the mission statement 'Take A Stand for True Music' the whisky brand is evolving their signature True Music platform to focus on grassroots music communities.
Regular DJ Mag readers will be familiar with the True Music platform – a four-year partnership with Boiler Room, involving a series of live broadcasts from locations around the world – many of which have been syndicated to DJ Mag's Facebook page.
Boiler Room & Ballantine's have announced details of the 2019 True Music Tour. The flagship music program will land in Russia, Poland, Spain and South Africa during the course of the year. The evolved True Music project shifts focus onto grassroots individuals and organisations at the heart of electronic music culture.
On each leg of the tour, Boiler Room & Ballantine's will identify challenges on the ground and leave support systems in place through financial, grassroots or mentoring initiatives.
Earlier this year saw the climax of the Boiler Room x Ballantine's True Music: Hybrid Sounds Tour. The project, which paired electronic artists with traditional instrumentalists, culminated with the release of the True Music: Hybrid Sounds EP, featuring cuts from KiNK, rRoxymore, Overmono and Dollkraut.
We have teamed up with Ballantine's to offer 4 readers a copy of the EP on vinyl, a bottle of Ballantine's finest whisky and an official tour T shirt.
This week sees the third stop on the epic three-continent True Music: Hybrid Sounds tour.
The concept - a partnership between Boiler Room & Ballantine's – pairs some of the electronic music scene’s most original live acts with their more traditional, instrumental counterparts in some of the most musically and culturally diverse cities in the world, uncovering what happens when two distinct genres collide.
This Thursday sees the second instalment of True Music: Hybrid Sounds, live from Beirut, Lebanon.
The collaboration between Boiler Room & Ballantine's aims to explore the exciting possibilities at the intersection between electronic and acoustic music.
The series kicked off in Moscow last month with Overmono, Derrick May and Or:La. Following this week's Beirut show the tour will visit Brazil and then finally Spain.
Boiler Room x Ballantine’s have announced the third instalment of their True Music Partnership.
Titled True Music: Hybrid Sounds, the three-continent tour pairs live electronic music pioneers KiNK, Overmono, Dollkraut and rRoxymore with traditional musicians to explore the exciting possibilities at the intersection of electronic and acoustic music.
Seth Troxler is something of an enigma in techno circles. Outspoken, creative and experimental to the last, he is not confined by strict genre rules and always speaks his mind.
In a similar way, the Detroit born DJ has never been afraid to venture beyond the confines of the DJ booth...especially if it involves venturing into the kitchen.