Booking agencies, careers in electronic music and a mid-year recap.
As you likely already know, RA has plenty of writers with plenty of opinions. That's why we started Critics Roundtable, a regular Exchange podcast in which we sit down with some of the site's contributors—and some guest experts—to talk about electronic music. In our latest edition, we welcome Goli Ghavami from the Geist Agency to talk about the world of booking. (She represents Nicolas Jaar, Steve Bug and more.) Then, Ewan Pearson stops by to talk about the idea of the career in dance music. In a scene dominated by the allure of the new, how do you make one work long-term? Finally, the RA contributors go solo to talk about some of their favorite music of 2012 so far. New Zealand's FIS, the vinyl-only imprint Stablo and a number of artists from Lisbon all come under discussion.
Thanks to Manmade Mastering in Berlin for the use of their studio.
Nicolas Jaar - Keep Me There
Donna Summer - I Feel Love
FIS - DMT Usher
Unknown - Stablo No. 9999 A
DJ Marfox - Bit Binary
Photonz - Chunk Hiss