Club Room: Backstage sees Anja Schneider ditching the turntables in favour of a microphone as the lauded DJ, renowned talent scout and trailblazing label owner of Sous Music gets to grips with the opinions of leading names from the music industry as they discuss the most pressing issues affecting the electronic music right now.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Steven Braines
For the first episode of the second series of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider is talking to Steven Braines. A co-founder of “HE.SHE.THEY”, Steven is one of the most forward-thinking and inspiring forces within electronic music who splits his time between the HE.SHE.THEY record label / party brand / fashion label and running The Weird & The Wonderful talent management agency who look after artists including Maya Jane Coles, Catz & Dogz and Ejeca. Listen in as Anja and Steven talk about the joys of developing talent, the importance of humanising your brand, the place of diversity in clubbing and the challenges facing creative businesses within a lockdown world.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Baugruppe90
For the final episode of our first series of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider has invited Baugruppe90 to her Berlin studios. The german electronic duo have turned heads with their debut EP on Anja’s Sous Music with their unmistakeable sound of rough and moody sonics that remain emotionally captivating due to their innovative production style. Listen in as Anja explores their beginnings and their hopes for the future.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Kid Simius
For this next episode of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider is talking to Kid Simius. A native of Granada in Spain, but now living in Berlin, Kid Simius has had an interesting path through music having come to electronic music via hip hop and rap music and his association with the famous Marteria rap crew and Green Berlin collective. Anja speaks to José about his journey, his unique approach to making and performing music, and the challenges involved on the way to achieving mainstream and underground success.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Einmusik
For this latest episode of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider invites Einmusik to her studio. A key name within the tech-house scene, Einmusik has been at the forefront of the genre since 2003. Described as a tastemaker and having proven his production credentials over and over via seven studio albums plus releases on many important labels including Dynamic Music, Still for Talent, Liebe Detail and his own Einmusika imprint, there can be no doubting Einmusik’s experience as a producer and label owner. Listen in as Anja and Samuel discuss the past, present and the future.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Rebekah
In this latest episode of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider meets with Rebekah (Elements / Soma Recordings) to catch up with her about how she is using her position as a high profile female techno DJ to bring about attention and positive change to the issue of sexual assault and harassment within the music business via Rebekah’s self-started “For The Music” campaign.
Anja Schneider presents Club Room: Backstage with Damian Lazarus
For this episode of Club Room: Backstage Anja Schneider invited Damian Lazarus to make a stop off at her studio while he was visiting Berlin so they could sit down and talk. A veteran of the contemporary house and techno scene, Lazarus has earned a reputation for being a pathfinder and a key tastemaker; always at the vanguard of new developments whether he be finding talent, running record labels or putting on events. Listen in as Anja and Damian discuss Damian’s long history in music, his love of exploration and experimentation, what it takes to stay ahead of the curve and what the story is with Damian’s newly released album, “Flourish”.