Maryama Luccioni aka Maryisonacid is a multidisciplinary artist and founder of the African Acid is the Future label and collective. Find out what inspires her to support and spread the treasures of Africa’s diverse musical rhythm and sound.
Ana Tabatadze is Georgian tattoo artist, photographer and illustrator based in Berlin. She gives us a peek into her studio and essentials to create her poetry inspired line work.
Johanna Knutsson is a Swedish-born crate digger, DJ, producer and label founder/owner. Although she already had a successful career as a hair stylist, she decided to quit her business and relocate to Berlin to focus on a career in music; her second passion. It is an impressive tactic to pursue a musical career by initially focusing on a different profession. Johanna is now a full-time artist touring around the world but still enjoys to cut hair on several days a month to stay connected to her other creative roots. Running two established labels “Zodiac 44” with Luca Lozano and “UFO Station Recordings” with Hans Berg, hosting the radio show “Low Power FM” with Kate Miller, and having recently released a track on the label “Midnight Shift Singapore”, her career seems to continue reaching exciting new levels. Johanna’s essentials are a beautiful collection of gifts she has received from her strongest supporters and closest friends. She draws her daily dose of inspiration and energy from these thoughtful items and is a strong believer in a network of like-minded creatives that share, …
1. CRYSTALS (NO BRAND, CHECK EMIKA’S KICKSTARTER PROJECT HERE ): They were given to me recently by a dear creative friend, she has changed her path many times and discovered something essential in these crystals, she gave them to me before I started my symphony Kickstarter and reminded me about the power of the imagination. 2. COMPOSER NOTES (NO BRAND): I have always had a book beside me in the studio, I write everything I want to make, edit, change and produce in here. It’s a part of me. 3. DOLL (NO BRAND): This was hand made and given to me as a gift by a dear fan, I was so touched that someone had made something to give back to me, with beautiful details and execution. My fans are creatives too, and this is something I always remember. Facebook Soundcloud Websitename Kickstarter Twitter
1. CUSTOM-FITTED EARPLUGS (GEERS, CHECK HERE): Your hearing is to be cherished. Don’t fuck around. 2. RACQUET BALLS (CUT IN HALF, NO BRAND): DJing with vinyl is an uphill struggle in 2015. My beloved squash balls have been borne the weight of countless locally sourced concrete blocks, saving the day from rumble and feedback. 3. SOCKS (VARIOUS BRANDS): Socks are important when you’re a DJ. I used to buy quite fun socks but then I mentioned to my friend Joe that nobody had ever bought me socks for Christmas. Now he and my girlfriend buy me fun socks every Christmas and I just buy ordinary socks at like Uniqlo or wherever. Soundcloud Facebook Twitter