Cozzie Livs, Cringe DJ Names, Village People vs. Trump
Everyone is feeling the cost-of-living crisis – but things are especially bad for smaller DJs and dance music artists. To understand what’s at stake here, we speak to San-Francisco-based DJ Chrissy and UK-based DJ Mina about the effects of rising prices and stagnating fees. Plus: Sakamoto curated his funeral playlist, tailgating is back, cringe DJ names are on the rise, Trump pisses off the Village People and your weekly recommendation – this week with Marie Montexier calling in from Leipzig.
The Week is a production by Telekom Electronic Beats and ACB Stories. Host: OttO Kent Writers for this episode: Aaron Gonsher, Jakob Paur and Jacob Sperber Edit and sound design: Marc Übel Lead Producer: Isabel Woop
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Read about the effects of the cost-of-living crisis on Mixmag.
Listen to ‘Angel’ by Little Simz.
Check out Marie Montexier’s tour dates. Listen to Marie Montexier’s Boiler Room @ DGTL Amsterdam.
Listen to Ryuichi Sakamoto’s Funeral Playlist. And check out the trailer for ‘Coda’, the must-watch Sakamoto documentary. Read more about Cringe DJ names. Watch ‘Heavy Metal Parking Lot’. Read OttO’s piece about the YMCA.