V Berlinu živeča kitajska producentka in komponistka Rui HO ustvarja elektronsko glasbo, ki prepleta sodobno klubsko glasbeno krajino s tradicionalnimi kitajskimi zvoki. V kompozicije vključuje melodije svojega šangajskega doma, hkrati pa črpa navdih iz vsega mogočega, od grimea, ravea in reggaetona pa do top 40 uspešnic ter zvokov japonskih animejev in računalniških igric. Spada v novo generacijo elektronskih glasbenikov, katerih glasbene izkušnje izvirajo iz interneta in naslavlja bodoče obiskovalke_ce klubov. Na debitantskem EPju ‘戰記‘, ki je bil izdan pri impresivni šanghajski založbi Genome 6.66Mbp, je predstavila čudovito fuzijo tradicionalnih kitajskih melodij, ki širijo industrijski hrup in glasbo zahodne klubske kulture, od trapa do trance-a. Od takrat je izdala še en EP pri Genomu in dva pri odmevni brightonski založbi Objects Limited. Zadnji od teh, ‘In Pursuit of the Sun 逐日’, je izšel avgusta letos in je ena najbolj navdušujočih izdaj letos; združuje različne plesne sloge (veseli hardcore, gabber, Eurodance) z veličastnimi pocukranimi melodijami, ki jih veze s kitajsko folkloro.

The Berlin-based Chinese producer, composer RUI HO makes electronic music that bridges the modern club music landscape with traditional Chinese sounds. RUI HO infuses Chinese melodies of her Shanghai home into compositions and productions, while drawing inspiration from everything from grime, rave and reggaeton, to top 40 hits, to Japanese anime and gaming soundtracks. 

RUI HO belongs to a new generation of electronic musicians whose musical experiences stem largely from the internet: a perspective that speaks to up-and-coming club-going audiences.

RUI HO’s debut EP, ‘戰記’, released on powerhouse Chinese imprint Genome 6.66Mbp, showcased her glorious fusion of traditional Chinese melodies, searing industrial noise and Western club music, from trap to trance. Since then she’s released another EP on Genome and two EPs for Objects Limited, the latest of which, In Pursuit of the Sun 逐日, was released in August this year. It’s one of the most satisfying records of the year, fusing disparate dance styles (happy hardcore, gabber, Eurodance) with glorious saccharine melodies and tying it together with Chinese folklore.

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