@IAmSherelle presents #EQ50 on @ReprezentRadio (Archive)

Hey folks,

Here’s the archive of our guest spot on Sherelle’s Reprezent show last Tuesday, 5th March – a fun warm-up for the big Rupture x International Women’s Day special (which I’m still recovering from as I type)!

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Respects to Sherelle for having us, and love to G Magikal who had to leave before this photo was taken x

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(l-r: Sweetpea, Sherelle, Decibella, I n I, Mantra, Chickaboo)

 

#IWD2019 LifeOfADesigner Presents: Womxn in Design 08.03.19

An event curated by my sister, Abi, to celebrate International Womxn’s Day with a group of inspiring, badass, extremely talented designers.

(taken from fb event page)

“We’ll kick off the evening chatting to a group of hand-picked designers about their journey, followed by an informal Q&A, finishing off with some mixing and mingling (bring your business cards!), and music.

Confirmed panellists:
Carolyn Hill – Founder of ChillCreate; Specialises in Branding, Art Direction and Graphic Design. Previous clients including Rhythm Kitchen, Fuel Theatre and the Mary Seacole Trust.

Gabrielle Smith – Founder of the:nublack; Gabrielle Smith is a British-Grenadian designer, creative producer and digital culturist. She currently serves as a Designer for CNN International’s Special Projects team.

Justina Bailey (aka Just) – Justina currently freelances as a multi-disciplined designer, photographer and art director, with clients have including Nike, Microsoft, Virgin Atlantic, ASOS, Speedo, Huawei.

Naomi Ray – Naomi is London based, Graphic Designer, Art Director and Arsenal Fanatic with client portfolio spanning Media, Fashion, Music & Lifestyle and advertising; including ASOS, HYPEBEAST, W+K London, Vice and Jimmy Choo.

This event is organised and curated by Abi Wright – creator of #lifeofadesigner – Creative director, graphic designer and independent curator”.

Catch me playing tunes alongside NTS’ Zezi Ifore after the panel…

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Dazed: The Story of Kemistry & Storm

Hi folks, I recently shared some thoughts for this great article on the influence and legacy of heroes Kemistry & Storm, to mark the 20th anniversary of their K7 DJ-Kicks mix album release. https://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/43025/1/kemistry-storm-dj-kicks-drum-and-bass-goldie-metalheadz-history-interview It brought back a lot of happy memories, some bittersweet. Shouts to Becca Inglis for asking me to contribute. One thing I’d like to […]

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Public Order w/ DJ Flight on @NTSlive (Archive)

Here’s the archive of my recent guest spot on the Public Order x NTS Live radio show. Check the whole thing, some great music is played either side of my mix.

https://www.nts.live/shows/lawsonbenn/episodes/publicorder-w-djflight-18th-january-2019

There are a couple names missing from the tracklist before Grey Code – namely Nuff Pedals + Silent Dust (wicked tunes).

Many thanks to Jlte & Lawson for inviting me on!

NTS Public Order w:DJ Flight 18.01.19

#EQ50 01.12.18

For those not yet aware, I’m very excited to be part of new venture EQ50 – an advice and network session run exclusively by and for womxn/ non-binary people who want to either start, or make progress in the world of Drum & Bass.

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There’s still time to sign up if you haven’t already; simply fill out the form at https://www.rupturelondon.com/eq50, then head on over to facebook and click ‘attending’.

In the meantime you can listen to our EQ50 x Rinse FM special here, plus read our words here and here.

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