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BiographyOne of the most significant artists in the world’s electronic scene, Nina Kraviz (Нина Кравиц) is a Siberian born singer, producer, song writer and a DJ well known for being a passionate record digger and for having outstanding taste for idiosyncratic electronic music that resulted in Kraviz launching a label: трип (pronounced “trip"). In 2015 трип was chosen as record label of the year according to Mixmag. Since 2016 she has been hosting monthly BBC Radio 1 Residency show.
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Siberian taste maker is a well known for her musically uncompromising high energy DJ performances where she plays what not many people would dare to play and incredibly sincere connection to the audience. This unique feeling together with a badass attitude and charismatic stage persona have earned Nina Kraviz a headliner status at world’s leading festivals including Coachella, Amsterdam Dance Event, Awakenings, Sonar, DEMF, and many more. Kraviz is one of the few DJs that is able to rock the big crowd and at the same time be able to work her magic in a small intimate club.
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She has been regularly playing in the most reputable clubs in Europe, Japan and North America-Concrete in Paris, legendary Robert Johnson in Offenbach and Air in Tokyo, Fabric in London, Berghain in Berlin, Output in New York. During the past few years her presence on Ibiza Island was very strong. She used to be a resident at Richie Hawtin’s Enter till its closure, DC-10 and has been a regular at Cocoon parties at Amnesia and Carl Cox’s “Revolution” party at Space.
Kraviz’s discography starts in 2007 when her first 12 inch was released on Greg Wilson’s B77 label after Kraviz gave him a demo at the RedBull Music Academy where she was a participant. Then followed the “Voices Remix Project“ and "First Time EP" on Jus Ed’s Underground Quality imprint in 2008. The following year the ‘Pain In The Ass’ EP on Rekids as well as a few strong remixes helped push Kraviz onto the world stage. Alongside ‘I’m Gonna Get You’ and ‘Pain In The Ass', perhaps her biggest track to date is ‘Ghetto Kraviz’, her homage to Chicago’s Dance Mania label, taken from her critically acclaimed 2012 self-titled debut album. "Mister Jones" was the last EP Kraviz released on Rekids before focusing entirely on her own трип imprint where she has been regularly releasing her own music as a part of the label's conceptual compilation series (tracks “IMPRV”, “Let’s do it”, "I believe I can fly” - simple yet effective live cuts on modular were all released on трип imprint)
In 2015 Kraviz has cemented her reputation as a world's leading selector after releasing critically acclaimed dj-kicks album.