Malzof is a multimedia artist, DJ and pursuits a career as a community carer. In this mix, they layer together ambient, experimental, and broken dance rhythms stimulating you into a journey of what we labeled as "a mix that should have been composed for the "Sonic the Hedgehog" video game series."
RAVE SCOUT #008: NICK BURGESS / RAVE SCOUT, DET
Detroit-Native, Nick Burgess, molded himself from a vast array of influences, including early Detroit minimalism, industrial, the D.I.Y. philosophies of punk, and the eclecticism of the queer underground. In this mix, Nick reflects a meditative experience through hard beats and thoughtful vocals.
RAVE SCOUT #007: KAREN WILKINS / OPULENCE, LDN
Karen Wilkins, a resident DJ of OPULENCE, has been gracing the London scene with her hypnotic rhythms & bass infused grooves since 2014. Influenced by her Caribbean roots, Karen delivers funky percussive jams blended with Latin rhythms and a mix of minimal and industrial techno in this music mix.
RAVE SCOUT #006: FANA' / DISCO PARADISO, CLEV
FANA' is a Kurdish multimedia artist from NYC based in the American Midwest. They founded Disco Paradiso, a retro-futuristic party held in Cleveland, OH. Their musical style is a blend of Middle Eastern artists in merge with traditional music from regions like Kurdistan and North Africa.
RAVE SCOUT #005: BRETT LABAUVE / TRAX ONLY, NOLA
Bouffant Bouffant, built his musical foundation by playing in local warehouses, sex clubs and dive bars--- gradually jaunting to play internationally for the likes of Buttons Berlin and Savage Hanoi. In this RSCookie Series, Brett serves a warm and spacey mix with a side of acid-tinged house jams.
MIX AND PODCAST SERIES
Starka began their musical journey back in 2017 by co-operatively producing queer-focused fund-raver events in Indiana. In this RSCookie Series mix, Starka exemplifies their adoration of extensively weaving layers of dramatic and thoughtful vocals with high BPM techno.
RAVE SCOUT #003: MANU MIRAN / VISCERAL, BOS
The founder of Visceral held himself responsible for establishing the platform due to the lack of marginalized POC & LGBTQ+ talent within his community. Miran's music draws from a broad range of undercurrent sensuality rooted from the boldest, rawest sounds of Berlin, Detroit, and South America.
RAVE SCOUT #002: LEESH / DAISYCHAIN, CHI
No stranger to the Rave Scout Movement, Leesh was one of our first initiated scouts to join our troops three years ago. The founder of Daisychain Podcast, channels her wholesome energy to communicate deep emotions through the atmosphere of her sound; both the dark and the light.
RAVE SCOUT #001: CHADKID / MESH, PGH
ChadKid is divinely inspired by many of the remarkable artists and parties in the midwest scene. They play many genres from dub to breaks, adding their own elemental spin to brew a fresh and distinctive versatile sound like no other. You’re always in for a surprise with this Rave Scout!