For this set with Meuko! Meuko! at NTS, TRIXYTRICKS has chosen to investigate the Spanish heritage of spiritual and folklore music throughout its history, usually associated with religion. Through pulling out the essence of the different percussion of regional traditions and rhythms, she looks for parallelisms in the Electronic, Bakalao and Makina culture where the major clubs were considered temples of their devotion. As a kid, her grandparents, from rural areas, introduced her to regional traditions, dance and music from the North, Center and South East of Spain. Spirituality, nature, energy and science have always been a constant in her mindset and her go-to whenever finding inspiration. While growing, this thirst of music exploded with the internet access as a teenager and discovered through the internet sounds such as Eurodance, Makina and Hardcore. Soon, she became interested in developing new electronic sounds and recorded CDs to DJ at their friend’s parties with two bookshelf stereo systems to be able to mix. A trip into the Spanish story before the country even existed, to remind us we were already here, we were all connected by sounds and we continue to look for ways to be reunited around music. The mix includes sounds from religious ceremonies, pagan traditions, folklore and popular sounds mixed with the sounds from contemporary female producers and lgbtqia+ artists.The realities of witches condemned to fire, workers crossing the ocean looking for a brighter future, popular music during the war to take people’s minds off reality, and generations of youngsters taking drugs and getting lost to them in the bass; becomes one, melted, as the story of TRIXYTRICK’s culture and heritage, as the story of survival through music.
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