With his groovy techno infused with elements from Samba and Bossa nova, Rene Wise has conquered Berghain at the age of 21.
IGNOTA is playing in Russia’s most underground clubs, performing in Berlin and Eastern Europe for the first time and taking people on a ritualistic adventure with his dark ambient music at Club Basis, Intercell and illegal raves in Amsterdam. We meet up to talk about darkness, his music and its relation to psychology, emotion and social welfare.
Four years ago, Joella Schipper (35) set up her own store named FAC Shop (Free Spirits and Clubbers). Designing her own pieces and bringing in designs from all over the world, she sells partywear, streetwear and clubwear with a mission of bringing back variety in nightlife. Today Joella and I sit together to talk about her shop, acceptance and throwing raves in her store.
For Berlin based women collective ArtEmiss, dancing has a bigger meaning. It’s political, it’s about connecting, healing and empowering. It’s expressing yourself, in your truest form. Through their shared love for electronic music, dancing and spirituality they want to empower women through their performances and workshops.
With increased control and fading privacy, the underground rave scene is suffering all over the world. With the help of blockchain, organizations Omsk Social Club and !Mediengruppe Bitnik are reviving the underground rave scene with a new form of rave: the crypto-rave. Cadence Culture speaks with Omsk Social Club, about this new rave-revival.