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Bridges for Music // Skrillex, Richie Hawtin, Luciano, Black Coffee: Many stories, one journey

This is a teaser of a full documentary produced by non-profit organization Bridges For Music tracking the progress of initiatives, that have been carried out in the townships of South Africa with Richie Hawtin, Skrillex and Luciano.

It aims to reflect how the visit of these three key music figures has brought discussion, ideas and motivation to these communities.

The ultimate goal is to enhance the real values of music and the opportunities the music industry has to create positive change and leave a legacy while developing in new territories.

Film by : Eldon Van Aswegen

http://www.eldonvanaswegen.co.za

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BURN STUDIOS RESIDENCY KICKS OFF

The Burn Studios Residency is just about to kick off in Ibiza! Ive been working with them as talents relations manager during the last months but now Ill be joining them during the bootcamp period as the Head Mentor, which consists of  guiding the 18 artists throughout these 2 weeks journey on the island, helping [...]

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IMS IBIZA : SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Im very pleased to be  back to the IMS (International Music Summit), joining the panel “social responsibility in electronic music” alongside Ash Pournouri (Avicii) , Paul Van Dyk (Artist) ,Stephen Greene (RockCorps) and Gary Smith (Midem). With electronic music developing in emerging areas we should start thinking about how to make that development responsibily. Are artists really conscious of their [...]

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RICHIE HAWTIN, SKRILLEX AND LUCIANO JOIN BRIDGES FOR MUSIC AT SONAR + D

SONAR + D

Richie Hawtin, Skrillex and Luciano will join me for an exclusive talk and screening about the Bridges For Music project at Sónar+D. Taking place on Friday 14 June at 4pm, there will be a short documentary trailer about the project, a discussion about current and future plans for the organization and the three founding ambassadors [...]

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Bridges for Music: the launch

Luciano workshop Soweto

Back in Europe after 5 intense months in South Africa it has been time to digest everything,  remember the great moments we have lived and plan the next steps. Establishing Bridges for Music and launching its projects in Cape Town and Johannesburg has been nothing but a mind blowing experience in which we have got to [...]

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BACK TO IMS : SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Im very pleased to be  back to Ibiza for the IMS (International Music Summit), joining the panel “social responsibility in electronic music” alongside Ash Pournouri (Avicii) , Paul Van Dyk (Artist) ,Stephen Greene (RockCorps) and Gary Smith (Midem). With electronic music developing in emerging areas we should start thinking about how to make that development responsibily. Are artists really [...]

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