Steffi Mixes Panorama Bar 05

Resident DJ of Berlin’s infamous Panorama Bar (part of the Berghain nightclub), Steffi is back with a special mix CD for OstGut Ton. Her 2011 album Yours & Mine showed Steffi’s impressive skills as a producer, but it’s her mixes that keep us coming back for more. Panorama Bar 05 includes tracks from Juju & Jordash, Naoki Shinohara, Trevino, Dexter, and many more. There’s also one Steffi track that we can’t wait to hear – “DB011″. Check out the full tracklisting below. Panorama Bar 05 is out 13 May 2013.
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HB:007 Podcast / Glossata

“…incense, jasmine and other perfumes, oak, old forests, abandoned lighthouses, the moon’s texture, lonely figures by cliffs, rain trickling against cabin windows, subtle colours like olive and gray, old English houses in the countryside with faded doors…”

The artist formerly known as Alteria Percepsyne presents an evocative mix of downtempo sounds from Deepchord to Gazelle Twin.  //

The latest Her Beats Podcast comes courtesy of UK-based artist Glossata, the newly revealed alias of the ambient, techno, and dub techno artist previously known as Alteria Percepsyne. Following critically acclaimed releases on Silent Season and Other Heights, Glossata’s last album was the self-released Mydriatic (which can be purchased and streamed in full on Bandcamp). Next up is yet another full-length album called Pearls and Smoke, out on digital and CD on her own Moth Heaven Recordings by the end of the year.

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What’s Wrong With Calling Someone a “Female Producer”?

a completely unrelated photo of Magda in the studio

 

I never started this blog with the intention of writing a post with a title as preachy as this one, but after a year of casually observing from the vantage point of Her Beats, there are a few things I feel I need to get off my chest. Sure, some of this might come across as projecting some of my own insecurities as both a producer and a haver-of-ovaries, but I have a feeling this is something a little more universal.

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In the Loop / Electronic Music Workshops

How cool is this? Young women of Hamilton and Toronto, Ontario take note!

IN THE LOOP is a non-profit workshop series introducing women to the basics of electronic music creation, recording and history. The workshops cover an introduction to music software (Ableton Live), basic recording terminology and techniques, processing, analog sound synthesis, and composition.

Learn more about these free workshops or donate to support upcoming initiatives at intheloopmusic.ca.