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Lex On The Decks brings Hot Girls to Data Transmission Radio

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The gender gap in the music industry is no new news, but unfortunately, it’s a prevailing issue.

This spans DJs, producers and artists and isn’t just an issue of exposure and volume but also perceived credibility. Rather than focus on the problem, Hot Girls is working to create spaces to stimulate creativity and spotlight female talent.

The Hot Girls Mix series, which is created by Akua Ofei (Podcast Producer), Lex On The Decks (Founder and Presenter), Taiwo Eshinlokun (Lead Curator, Mix Series) is part of the Hot Girls Podcast, now comes to Data Transmission Radio.

The series aims to amplify the work of female and non-binary DJs, producers and artists through mixes that celebrate them. Created by womxn, featuring predominantly female-identifying artists and producers, the mix series has been highly curated to present excellence across a range of genres, from techno to trap to disco to soul.

“Revealing interviews alternate with history lessons about the great women of hip hop and rap over the last 40 years” – Esquire

Their ambition is that each mix will take listeners on a journey and expose them to talents they may have otherwise not found.

The series will be kicked off by Jordss, and feature mixes from Darkstepper, Cali Rose, Shae Reid, Bao G & Gabrielle Kwarteng. Mixes released weekly on Soundcloud from Weds 17th March – 26th May. Listen to the series below and catch them at 12pm every Thursday on DT Radio.

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Grahame Farmer

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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