Tag: Syria

Meet The Charity Helping Us Bring Together The Underground Electronic Community For Refugee Aid

Since its launch on 4 December, the second annual The Cup of Hope mix, presented by Schirmchendrink and Volunteers fo Humanity, and featuring music from San Francisco’s Atish (who follows last year’s edition brought by YokoO), has brought the underground electronic music community together, pulling upwards of 2,000 Euro towards supplies and clothes for Europe’s on going refugee crisis. With the campaign in its third week and the Holidays upon us, we thought it a good idea to go more in depth with the charity involved by speaking at length with its founder Marit Neukomm when we were in Switzerland ... Read more

Interview: Atish

Atish occupies a rare space in dance music. In an age of oversized DJ egos there is still an artist who is devoted to connecting with his audience, a humble soul with a pure passion for music and philanthropy. His success comes as no surprise to anyone who has seen Atish DJ live or listened to one of his mixes. With a combination of sophistication and accessibility, his sets are expressive journeys in melodic deep house that create lasting emotional experiences for the listener. One of these mixes is the very special “Cup of Hope”, coming courtesy of Schirmchendrink, Volunteers ... Read more

Schirmendrink, DHA & Atish Partner With Volunteers For Humanity For 2017 Cup of Hope Charity Campaign

We are very pleased to announce a new music and humanitarian initiative “The Cup of Hope” alongside Switzerland’s Schirmchendrink and Volunteers for Humanity (VfH), as well as San Francisco’s Atish! The partnership, which comes in the form of an exclusive mix to be released 4 December, 2017, will be the second from online music platform Schirmchendrink and humanitarian charity organization VfH, intending to collect money to finance medical, aid and school supplies to refugee camps around Aleppo, Homs and the Latakia area in Syria. Last year, YokoO was the cause’s musical ambassador and this year, we’re happy to have a ... Read more

What Dance Does Right: fabric Fundraises For Refugees

In response the the worldwide humanitarian crisis that is Europe’s refugee situation, London club fabric has taken it on themselves to act. With an all too lax response from Europe and the rest of the world, the commendable act comes in the form of £1 donation options going toward a number of organizations looking to help the situation, including HelpRefugees, CalAid, Refugee Action, United Nations Refugee Agency, and Save the Children. The optional £1 donation comes as an option when patrons purchase advance tickets to the famed London techno institution. Organized with the help of Cambridge Calais Refugee Action Group, aside from ... Read more

Techno For Humanity: What The World Can Learn From Dance Music

Thursday, September 17, marks an important day in the dance music calendar. No, it’s not the kick off to Winter Music Conference, ADE or BPM, but rather the day the dance music community came together in humanity and compassion to bring awareness to one of the most pressing human stories of our day. Antwerp, Belgium’s club IKON will host a 3 room electronic music exclusive event, with some of the world’s leading artists in the field. Names like Mathias Tanzmann, Davide Squillace, Guti, Heidi, Butch, and more will bring their talents (and hearts) to the European port city for the one-off awareness fundraiser, aimed at bringing the ... Read more