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7 Pioneering LGBTQ Musicians: LGBTQ History Month 2021

From the mainstream to the underground, the history of dance music has deep ties to the LGBTQ community. In the early beginnings, back in 1890, many blues musicians began expressing their same-sex sexual adventures, which sparked others to follow suit. The 70s saw the opening of Frankie Knuckles’ The Warehouse club in Chiacgo, a members-only venue that was […]

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SOPHIE: An Innovator and Pioneer of Electronic Music

On Saturday, 30th January, the tragic news of DJ, master producer, singer, LGBTQ icon, songwriter and trailblazer SOPHIE’s untimely passing startled the music industry. SOPHIE was an innovator in every sense of the word – she changed the face of pop music forever, with her productions rippling far across the electronic music spectrum. SOPHIE’s ability to twist and manipulate […]

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Music makers mourn loss of Sophie, innovative producer and friend

“Life is so fragile” is the phrase that has echoed among friends, as last week claimed producer SOPHIE. My heart goes out especially to those who knew her, especially in this time of loss.
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7 Essential Splice Packs for Music Producers (SOPHIE, Ekali, umru & More)

As music producers, we all love a good high-quality sample pack. Using samples in your beats can not only provide you with new and interesting sounds, but also inspire creativity and push you out of your comfort zones. There are a lot of places online which offer up samples for free (you can check out […]

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