female:pressure presents PERSPECTIVES Festival

A study published by female:pressure earlier this year reveals that the representation of female acts at major international electronic music festivals is only ten percent. When asked about the reasons for this significant imbalance, curators and bookers usually reply that there are not enough female artists. Perspectives Festival calls the real underlying causes and dynamics … Continue reading

What is Happenning in Istanbul?

Raising awareness: Female:Pressure, you never walk alone!

#femalepressure Press statement – 8 March 2013 – International Women’s Day An urgent call for female representation in electronic music and digital arts Following on from recent public debate on sexism in the German media female:pressure is calling for a collective revision of female representation in electronic music and digital arts. We would therefore like … Continue reading

Berlin: about 400 people joined Peaches on the street to show support to Pussy Riot!

Berlin, August 8th 2012: About 400 people joined Peaches on the street to show support for the members of Russian conceptual art punk activist band, Pussy Riot, 3 of which are on trial for performing a “punk prayer” against President Vladimir Putin. In addition, people from all over the world have contributed their own mini-protest … Continue reading

Ottoman & The Slap

  Ottoman & The Slap is the new project of Berlin based djs and producers Kaltès and Evrim Tufekcioglu (DearHead). Individualy they have played in countless clubs and numerous festivals and supported many big name artists. Despite what at first seemed like dramatically opposing musical tastes, their passion for music has brought them together in … Continue reading