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Nicole Moudaber / Dance Chart

About Nicole:

Dance music changed Nicole Moudaber’s life – now she’s returning the favour. “The drums reached me,” she says of her initiation at New York’s infamous Tunnel Club. Ever since then, the Nigerian-born Lebanese star has dedicated her immense energy to finding ways to share that vibe.

After years as a promoter – first in her native Lebanon, then in London – and a long self-apprenticeship in her studio, Nicole burst onto the scene like record-wielding Athena. Carl Cox, a close friend and mentor, tipped off DJ Mag in 2009, calling her “the most underrated DJ.” Four years later, Ms Moudaber is no longer waiting in the wings.

The irrepressible techno maven’s debut album Believe (Drumcode) ruled the charts in 2013. It was Number 1 for a month on the Beatport techno, tech house and deep house lists (eight months later, it’s still in the techno top 15!) Nicole garnered features in Billboard and Rolling Stone and her trademark explosion of curly hair has become a familiar sight in the international music press.

Nicole doesn’t let her rigorous recording schedule, which includes collaborations with Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, Skin, Victor Calderone and Danny Tenaglia, interfere with her manic tour diary. She was an unofficial resident for Carl Cox @Space, Ibiza; rocked Music On with Marco Carola; and gave the Ibiza season an unforgettable send-off by playing the final set at Space Closing 2013.

Her shows sold out across the world with fans snapping up tickets to see Nicole spin at festivals including Time Warp, Electric Daisy Carnival, and Monegros. She’s also become a byword for marathon sets at Output and Montreal’s Stereo Club, among others. “I played for nine hours and they said they’d never seen such an atmosphere,” she grins. “That means more to me than money.”

Nicole kicks off with 2014 with gigs in Philadelphia, New York, and at Mexico’s BPM Festival, followed by a North and South America tour (keep an eye out for a mini-documentary!) The new year also brings her own globally syndicated radio show, produced by the team behind shows from Carl Cox, Adam Beyer, etc. “It’s a chance to play all the music I love,” she says, promising a set-list that ranges from live performances to deep house to driving techno. Music she loves will also appear on her MOOD Records imprint, ensuring fans a steady supply of the drum-fuelled electronic goodness they crave.

“The underground is stronger than ever,” Nicole declared in 2013. Thanks to her, it is set to grow even bigger and bolder as she continues to shape and share her vision of the “loving, amazing, ritualistic vibe” of dance music.

19 Jan 2020

1. Carl Cox & Nicole Moudaber - See You Next Tuesday (Raxon Remix)
2. Trulz & Robin Feat Baseman - Eyes For U
3. Fabio Neural & DJ Fronter - Brr Baby Brr
4. Izma - DMD
5. Michael Bibi - Garden Of Groove
6. Dead-Tones - For The World To Know About
7. De Sluwe Vos - Basement Workout III (Person Of Interest Remix)
8. Markus Klee - Mighty Walk
9. Patrick Topping & Kevin Saunderson - Frisk
10. Jens Lissat - Reflashed

Posted: 18 Jan 2020
5 Jan 2020

1. ANOTR - Let Me Tell You
2. Jansons feat Dope Earth Alien - Switch
3. Basement Jaxx - Fly Life
4. Denney - Messin With My Head
5. Leon - Control
6. Mendo - La Krika
7. MD X-Spress - God Made Me Phunky
8. Infinity Ink - Set Your Body Free
9. Jean Pierre, Jesse Calosso, Harvard Bass & Kid Enigma - Krispy
10. Jansons & Senzala - JNZ

Posted: 06 Jan 2020
22 Dec 2019

1. DJ Dextro - It’s In My
2. Markantonio - Cento (Kaiserdisco Remix)
3. Darc Marc - Dirty Rockin Bass
4. Dax J - The Bounce
5. SP-X - Breaths Of Separation
6. Keith Carnal - Obesity
7. DJ Dextro - Higher State
8. Brian Sanhaji - Neurotic
9. O [Phase] - This Absent Mind
10. Alex Bau feat Ana Gartner - God And The Devil

Posted: 21 Dec 2019
8 Dec 2019

1. Nicole Moudaber - Can I Get Some
2. Supernova feat Mr. V - It's Time
3. Born Dirty & Diplo - Samba Sujo (Blond:ish Remix)
4. Darius Syrossian - Bull Stomp (Phil Weeks Ghetto Dub)
5. Metronomy - Insecurity (Michael Mayer What IZ Love Remix)
6. David Christopher feat Martin Sola - Shout
7. Shadow Child - The DBG (Hot Creations)
8. Clymate - Gira Sole
9. Joeski feat Rachel - Slave To your Love
10. Miguel Rendeiro - Keep Me

Posted: 08 Dec 2019
24 Nov 2019

1. Daniel Lera - Warm Bath
2. Knarly Knob - The Ceiling
3. Italobros - Banging
4. Jamie Jones & Darius Syrossian - Rushing
5. ANOTR - Universal Love
6. Artslaves - What Time Is Love
7. Daniel Lera - Pussy In On
8. Eddy M - Killing
9. Monkey Safari - Red
10. Woo York - Energy Pulse

Posted: 24 Nov 2019