For more than a decade, Vancouver native ill-esha has been a fixture in the electronic music scene. From her early days as a drum 'n' bass DJ, through her work as an MC and vocalist, and through today's glitch-hop mastery, ill-esha has been all about exploration and community.
On today's episode, ill-esha discusses her first forays into electronic music, as well as her early influences in rock, including Nirvana and NIN. She also talks about the early days of the Glitch Hop Forum, of which she was a foundational member. Get an understanding of the musical journey she has taken over her entire career, a period of great change in the industry.
Throughout the program, we'll hear tracks from Bassnectar and ill.Gates. Additionally, ill-esha talks about her colleagues in the scene Samples and DCarls, and you can hear a little taste of them. Tomorrow on the show, ill-esha discusses her brand new album, Reverie, out today on Muti Music. She also talks about her creative process, and her love-hate relationship with vocals.
Today's episode was sponsored by Tall Tree Lake Festival.
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