Join Ron Trent in discussion following the strange trend of white dance-music DJs who pass themselves off as black artists. The European producer Guy Tavares chimes in from The Netherlands on what he sees as overhyped controversy. Piotr Orlov, who covers dance music for NPR weighs in on what this all means for music fans. Click below to listen to the show. This topic was inspired by the article from Thump Magazine 'When White Producers Co-Opt Black Identity', published 27th October 2016 and of which can be read here.
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I was recently commissioned by Far Out Recordings to do a tribute mix to the legendary Brazilian trio Azymuth in anticipation on their comeback European tour, a great honour since they are amongst my music heroes and influences. Click below photo to the article by Vinyl Factory and listen to the whole mix here.