No Shade unites forces with Foozool and 8ulentina, the founders of the Oakland-based label, event-series, radio show and curatorial project CLUB CHAI. Club Chai centers diasporic narratives, Queer, trans producers, DJs and interdisciplinary artists. Their sound focuses on hybridizing non western sounds with club, techno and a wide range of experimental composition styles. Together with the No Shade Allstars, we will make the earth go bounce to our beat from the tasty highlands of California to the historic lowlands of the Uckermark.
... aka Lara Sarkissian, is a DJ, producer and co-founder of CLUB CHAI in the Bay Area; a record label, radio show, event series and curatorial project that focuses on the artistic hybridization of non western sounds with electronic music. Under the moniker FOOZOOL, she produces forward-thinking club-focused edits, remixes and collaborations and has contributed mixes on Boiler Room, Rinse FM, NTS Radio, Red Bull Radio and more. Her debut EP 'DISRUPTION' under Lara Sarkissian was released via CLUB CHAI December 2018.
... is a DJ, producer, and interdisciplinary artist based in Oakland, California. 8ULENTINA is the co-founder of Club Chai, an event series, curatorial project, record label and radio show that hybridizes non-western sounds with electronic music. 8ULENTINA’s work focuses on creating diasporic spaces through the use of sound, sculpture, garments and video. Their sets include a wide range of BPMs and genres, piecing together different percussive styles, combining non-western dance music with club, techno, rap and RnB. 8ULENTINA’s debut EP ‘EUCALYPTUS’ was released February 2018 via Club Chai and has a forthcoming EP 'BODYGUARD' which will be released March 15th with London based label TT fka Tobago Tracks.
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