Q&A: Enada [Dynamics Music]

2020 feels like a year of change in many ways, and welcome change in the way that the D&B scene grapples with gender diversity. Sites like Dynamics Music are a key part of that conversation, pushing female artists into the spotlight and reminding listeners that the focus doesn’t need to be as male as it has been. We caught up with founder Enada to find out about her passion for bass music, the state of the scene and her favourite up and coming female artists…

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EQ50 Launch Mentorship Programme

Since its inception in 2018, the EQ50 collective have been working hard towards fairer representation within the Drum & Bass scene, and today they’re back with their most ambitious project yet: a mentorship programme for five womxn producers in conjunction with some massive label names – Critical Music, Function Records, RAM, Shogun and V Recordings.

The mentorship program will include A&R sessions, production masterclasses, a dedicated mentor from the EQ50 team, support with DJing and booking agencies, and much much more.

You can check out the full details on the EQ50 website, and if this sounds like something you’re a fit for the application form is here. Please forward to any aspiring womxn producers who are ready to further their career in Drum & Bass!

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Q&A – Mantra & Flight

Mantra should need no introduction; over the last ten years she’s left her mark on the scene as a producer with releases for the likes of UVB-76 and Repertoire, as a DJ with countless sets around the world and as a promoter co-running London’s seminal Rupture events. Now she’s teamed up with a gang of formidable names to start EQ50, an event aimed at giving a leg up to women and non-binary people looking to progress within the D&B scene. We caught up with her and Flight to find out a bit more about the project…

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