One of the most respected DJ and music producer in the Dutch underground electronic music scene Yuri Boselie aka Cinnaman shares his smart collection of travel essentials.
Berlin-based Japanese massage therapist, perfumer and curator Ryoko Hori invites us to her workshop and boutique RYOKO in Berlin to share her essentials.
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.
Laurie Rowan is an award winning illustrator, animator and director from South of England. Laurie’s work combines creativity and technology animating wobbly pastel creatures to music.
Yukai Du is an award winning illustrator and animator from Guangzhou, China, she is currently based in London. The Yukai Du world is filled with bold colours and animated graphic patterns.
Irish-born DJ and electronic music producer Chris McCormick aka Cromby shares his selection of fun and spicy home and studio essentials.
Georgian photographer George Nebieridze known for his portraits and film photography of Berlin’s youth and subcultures, music and nightlife shares his essentials.
Parisian producer and DJ Francois X is one of the reasons why the French capital is having an electronic music revival. Since 2011 Dement3d, a party series he and HBT worked on together, helped defining the Techno scene by inviting guests such as Sandwell District, Planetary Assault System, Marcel Dettman, Mortiz Von Oswald and Silent Servant. With a growing following as well as a big push by friend and mentor DJ DEEP, who is known for his Deeply Rooted parties and imprint, he got into the art of producing and releasing his own music. This all sounds very organic and like an easy dream come true but Francois X had several careers before he reached this point. When he told us that he had worked as a day trader, owned a fashion label and played tennis on a professional level, we could understand why he was so humble and down-to-earth despite the big success. Calling himself a “Ninja”, he was very aware of his musical passion now turned into a full-time career as well as the industry and its evolution. Maybe his musical understanding and sensibility helped him and HBT …
Oslo-based artist Juno Jensen aka Pieces of Juno just released the second part of her album series “Tacenda” on KOSO records. Meeting Juno with her bright blue hair had quite a big impact on us. Later on during the photoshoot, she admitted that it was a wig and told us how wearing it makes her transform to the “performing artist Juno”. The blue hair is part of the “Tacenda” project and if you have noticed the debut album“Kalopsia” is all about the artist with red hair (also part of her essentials). Juno is not only a very talented singer, producer and musician but also a music activist. As the founder of KOSO, she has a very strong opinion on the Norwegian music scene as well as a clear vision for all female creatives, producers and musicians in Norway. KOSO started off as a creative collective with a digital magazine, and quickly turned into a party series, a label and a platform to share music knowledge and production techniques. Juno’s performances are more than just a live show; they are experiences with elements of theater and film. Her essentials seem …