Day 11: Lipelis – Science & Art

Day 11 of our 2018 charity Advent Calendar, in aid of Julie’s BicycleListen to all this year’s donations.

One of Moscow’s most formidable dance music exports, Leonid Lipelis, brings his distinct yet accessible left-field sound to ‘Science and Art’. The track is inspired by the atmosphere at a DIY venue in Moscow called Nauka i Iskusstvo (which translates to Science and Art), that Leonid was due to play at around the time of its conception.

From ambient, tension-building synth progressions, to the more chaotic, melodic analogue stabs, this track is driven by a steadily evolving pulse and is as exciting as it is engrossing. A thumping, sub-heavy undercarriage makes it crafted perfectly for a fully engaged dance floor in the early hours. After falling short of being pressed a couple of times, we’re glad to see it finally surface for a good cause.

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Our 2018 Advent Calendar is in aid of Julie’s Bicycle, a non-profit that supports the creative industry to take action on climate change. All money raised through Bandcamp sales goes directly to Green Riders, a new campaign that will help will create more sustainable collective practices in the music industry.  If you’re a DJ, artist, venue, promoter or just curious, join the Green Riders campaign here.

More info about Green Riders

The Green Riders campaign will provide tools, resources, and a community for artists and their teams to exchange advice, ideas and experiences, working alongside venues, festivals, labels and promoters to take action on climate change. It will launch in full in 2019, Sign-up on the website to join the campaign and get more information from Julie’s Bicycle.

More info about Julie’s Bicycle

Julie’s Bicycle is a London-based not for profit that supports the global creative community to take action on climate change and the environment. We believe that the creative community is uniquely placed to drive positive change that can transform our world. Founded in 2007 from within the UK music industry, Julie’s Bicycle has established itself as an internationally trusted source of guidance supporting creative businesses to embed environmental sustainability into their work.

Artwork throughout the series is made by Emily Evans.

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