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Midnight In A Perfect World: Carpainter

Carpainter is the alias of Tokyo-based DJ/producer Taimei Kawai, one of the most exciting young artists representing the fertile Japanese electronic music scene. A co-founder of beloved Japanese net-label Trekkie Trax, Carpainter’s colorful, high-energy, cutting-edge club tracks have been capturing ears all over the world, finding homes on Trekkie Trax as well as Maltine Records,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ Toya B

DJ Toya B is the alias of Seattle-via-Tacoma DJ Toya Harris, a longtime lover of cutting-edge club music and fashion that’s recently propelled onto the local scene as a party-starting DJ making dancefloors bounce and vibe to seductive mixes of hip-hop, R&B, pop, and progressive club selections. Whether it’s at parties with the Women.Weed.WiFi andRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: davOmakesbeats

davOmakesbeats is a San Francisco-based DJ/producer, co-owner of Molly House Records, resident DJ and co-owner of Swagger Like Us, and former member of the electro-hop duo Double Duchess. Heavily involved in the Bay Area queer music community since moving to SF in 2007 from the Baltimore/Washington, DC area, he’s fused his love of Baltimore club,Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ Goo Goo

DJ Goo Goo is the alias of Travis Ritter, a Seattle-based record collector, DJ, writer, graphic designer, and the founder/curator behind Aesthetic Mess, a monthly showcase that happens every second Wednesday at Timbre Room, featuring local post-punk and electronic live acts and guest DJs. Ever since moving to the Pacific Northwest from Houston, Texas inRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Forest Swords

The alias of Merseyside, UK-based producer Matthew Barnes, Forest Swords has steadily emerged as one of the most exciting artists exploring the darker magnetic fringes of exploratory electronic music, folding numerous genres into his own undefinable sound since debuting in 2009 and unleashing early EPs on No Pain in Pop and Olde English Spelling Bee.Read more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Nite Jewel

Los Angeles artist Ramona Gonzalez launched her Nite Jewel project back in 2008, unveiling a magnetic fusion of dreamy synth-pop, ethereal R&B, woozy funk, and hazy disco on early hotly-tipped releases for Italians Do It Better as well we her own label, Gloriette Records. A prolific artist and active collaborator, Nite Jewel recently released herRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: DJ NHK Guy

DJ NHK Guy is the alias of Seattle-via-Fukuoka electronic producer Jesse Lopez, creator of some of the finest juke/footwork rhythms to emerge locally as well as internationally in the last few years. Fusing a love for disco, J-pop, vaporwave, R&B, and video game soundtracks through frenetic and unpredictable percussive workouts, his distinctive style is onRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: FR FR (Mixed by Matson + HansmJustin)

Spearheaded by recent NYC transplant and longtime Seattle DJ, musician, and writer Andrew Matson alongside Seattle DJ, musician, and designer HansmJustin, FR FR is a low-expectation, low-maintenance monthly rap party currently going down first Saturdays at Speckled + Drake on Capitol Hill. Known for their top-notch track selection, infectious energy, and communal vibe that bringsRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: Dauwd

Dauwd is the alias of Dauwd Al Hilali, a US-born, UK-raised, Berlin-based electronic producer who has provided a steady supply of stellar tech-house grooves over the past six years, releasing high-quality EPs for Pictures Music, Ghostly International, and Berlin’s renowned Kompakt Records along the way. His exclusive guest DJ mix for Midnight in a PerfectRead more…

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Midnight In A Perfect World: ADULT.

Detroit duo Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller have been creating provocative electro/punk music under the alias ADULT. for nearly 20 years, consistently evolving their sound over six studio albums released on revered labels Mute, Ghostly International, Thrill Jockey, as well as their own imprint, Ersatz Audio. Currently in the midst of a stacked USRead more…

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