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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 Sep 2021

1. Coyu - Clarke At The Loft 2005
2. Dusty Kid - Sysma (Corroid Remix)
3. Paul Johnson - Party All Night Long
4. &LEZ - Nebula
5. Kerri Chandler - Bar A Thym (Tom Middleton Cosmos Remix)
6. Kaz James & Nick Morgan - I’m Not In Love’
7. Samuele Scelfo - Hygge
8. Franco Schmidt - Easy Now
9. Nicole Moudaber - Avocado in My Belly
10. Second Sine - Tape Wreck

Posted: 19 Sep 2021
5 Sep 2021

1. Nicole Moudaber feat Alan T - The Music Is Mine
2. Chris Kolle - Pandan Cake
3. Cleric - Pretty Poison
4. Robert Hood - The Cure
5. V111 - Can't Stop
6. Franco Schmidt - Easy Now
7. Dusty Kid - Sysma (Corroid Remix)
8. Paul Johnson - Party All Night Long
9. Samuele Scelfo - Hygge
10. Kaz James & Nick Morgan - I’m Not In Love

Posted: 05 Sep 2021
22 Aug 2021

1. Klaudia Gawlas - AMOR
2. Cari Lekebusch x Orion - Tribe
3. Sam Paganini - Fire In My Arms
4. Ace Alvarez - Keep Going
5. Alan Fitzpatrick - Colour of a dream
6. Monika Kruse - Latex
7. Bernardo Hangar - Shen Tahat Shen
8. Joseph Capriati - Awake (Julian Jeweil Remix)
9. Javi Colors x Dr Alfred - Feeling Good
10. Hito x SUDO - Hale (Ken Ishii Remix)

Posted: 21 Aug 2021
8 Aug 2021

1. Overmono - So U Kno
2. Kate Ozz - Birds Of Paradise
3. K Hand - 2 Low Key
4. Chris Liebing feat Tom Adams - Circles
5. CJ Jeff & Robert Owens - Two Steps Ahead
6. Ran Salman - Utopia
7. Joe Fisher - Blaze (FiveP Remix)
8. Dennis Cruz - Los Tamales
9. Algebra - Coefficient
10. Tomy Wahl - Inside (AMPISH Remix)

Posted: 07 Aug 2021
25 Jul 2021

1. Aldo Cadiz & Andre Butano - Pocet
2. Dubbel Drop - Mighty Knight (Spencer Parker Works Harder Remix)
3. Damian Lazarus feat Robert Owens - The Future
4. Dilby - Tomahawk
5. Close Relative - Swell
6. Krust - Hegel Dialect (UNKLE Reconstruction)
7. Kashovski - Code K
8. Abundance x Parallells - Blooming Flower (Blond: Ish Remix)
9. OC & Verde - Helios
10. Dubfire - Sound Bath

Posted: 24 Jul 2021