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NUDE 076. Coast2c

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Sofia Acosta aka Coast2c is a multidisciplinary artist focusing on sound, DJing and visual arts. Her work in all mediums comes from internal expressions and impressions which focus on the creative process and the unpredictable results that derive from that.

Sofia composes electronic music that oscillates between acid, drone and experimental techno. Fluent in a multitude of rhythmic styles, her DJ sets are eclectic and highly energetic, ranging from noisy techno, acid house and synth-punk. 

Sofia has performed in different cities around the world including the live electronic music festival Kontaktor in Latvia. In 2018 with the help of a Career Opportunity grant provided by the Oregon Art Commission, she studied modular synthesis at Elektronmusikstudion (EMS) and helped produced a series of synth educational workshops for female and non-binary students at Superbooth Berlin and The Synth Library, Prague. 

Her sound, visual and audio/visual work has been presented in several galleries and art shows including Portland Art Museum, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, SWAB Barcelona art fair and S1. 

Sofia’s music has been released on a variety of labels including Ransom Note and Blankstairs.

Today, she joins the NUDE Techno podcast, with an hour of Techno. Listen to it below on SoundCloud & Mixcloud. If you are feeling this series, then please consider supporting it on Mixcloud Select.

Sum up this podcast in 10 words…
Music is a product of its environment. Evolving and intense.

What’s your personal favourite track on it?
Nene H – Un violador en tu camino.

What’s the special ingredient in this mix?
A huge need to dance again in a dark place with pulsing lights and people.

Tell us about your next EP?
My next EP will be released sometime this year on a Mexican label that I truly cherish. I am working with and learning the Analog RYTM right now and I am making most of my sounds and beats on that machine.

What have you got coming up?
I am currently in programming school and working on music. I have some projects lined up for next year so I am taking my time to prepare something meaningful. I am trying to be steady and aware, not rushing things.

And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?
Keep dreaming, keep pushing. The world needs your energy.

Tracklist

1. Blame the mono – Slopes of Seizure
2. Keepsakes – Oblivious Civics
3. Billie Joe – Dubbla Slag
4. Coast2c – Cornelius
5. Noizetactic – Brake to Conquer
6. 1X1X – Don’t move along
7. Nene H – Un violador en tu camino
8. Spokesman – Acid Creak ( Pierre’s Reconstruction Mix)
9. Dyen – Venom (Madora Remix)
10. Emma Dj More – Is More Euphoric

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Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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