Confronting Today’s Electronic Music Scene: Parrish Smith


Confronting Today’s Electronic Music Scene: Parrish Smith

Parrish Smith

Moderator: Gregory Markus (Founder, RE:VIVE)

A conversation with musician, producer, artist and DJ Parrish Smith on the seminal influences rooted in his own Surinamese-Dutch heritage and his punk-mentality. Both maneuver him through his multidisciplinary work, crossing borders of the musical spectrum. During this conversation, we'll dive into Smith’s creative process that shapes his sound, both behind the decks and within his own work. We’ll gain insights into how he translates his experimental workflow to audio and visual concepts, as in his latest work with Roel Weerdenburg. And we’ll have a better understanding of how he moves from underground to a bigger audience. An in depth conversation on how the artist confronts today’s electronic music scene by collaborating and incorporating different arts into his work.

For this session, the audio-visual live-setup that Parrish Smith debuted in his video clip for the single ‘Never Break Faith’ including an installation by Roel Weerdenburg will be showcased and performed at ADE Lab. As he shares the conceptualization behind his latest project, and shares more about the collaboration for his audiovisual show.

Brakke Grond

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