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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.

29 Mar 2020

1. Anunaku - Stargate
2. Claude Vonstroke feat Wyatt Marshall - Youngblood
3. Musumeci - Pawn Storm
4. Risk Assessment feat Jemini G - Remember Me (Yuksek Remix)
5. Miane - Find Out
6. Gai Barone - An Emotionally Distant Guy
7. Absolute - String Theory (Acid n Speed VIP)
8. Joy Orbison & Overmono - Bromley
9. Dan Curtin - Tribena Planitia
10. The Timewriter - Power To the People

Posted: 28 Mar 2020
15 Mar 2020

1. Balthazar & JackRock - Cardinal Law
2. Oliver Huntemann - Tranquilizer (Ilija Djokovic Remix)
3. Jamie Jones & Darius Syrossian - Eyes Of The Night
4. DJ Jock - Distant Lands Of Unknown
5. Tomas Sinn - 3.1am
6. Beico & MT93 - Reflection
7. djseanEboy - Tartarus
8. Markantonio - Cento (Kaiserdisco Remix)
9. Brian Sanhaji - Neurotic
10. Local Dialect - Planetarium

Posted: 16 Mar 2020
1 Mar 2020

1. Carl Cox & Nicole - See You Next Tuesday (Raxon Remix)
2. Josh One - Contemplation (Philip Z Bootleg)
3. David Morales & Timmy Regisford feat Toshi - Nimi
4. Huminal - Ghost In Machine
5. Rone White & Rowen Clark - No Doubt (J Matin Remix)
6. Jame Jones & Darius Syrossian - Rushing
7. Andrea Oliva - Dancing, No Sleep
8. Emika - Battles
9. Luca Marchese - Transmit (Teenage Mutants & Heerhorst Remix)
10. Stylo - Got Mine

Posted: 02 Mar 2020
16 Feb 2020

1. Jaydee - Plastic Dreams (Nicole Moudaber Remix)
2. Maceo Plex feat Josh Wink - Destination Mars
3. Doc Brown - Lift Me Up
4. Jamie Jones & The Martinez Brothers - Bappi
5. Danny Tenaglia - Don't Turn Your Back (Danny Tenaglia's Paradise Mix)
6. Michael Bibi - Garden Of Groove
7. Leon - Control
8. Pan-Pot - Confronted (Anfisa Letyago Stranger Remix)
9. Balthazar & JackRock - Skyline Allure
10. Reform - Backspin (Deas Remix)

Posted: 15 Feb 2020
2 Feb 2020

1. Wise D & Kobe - Stereomatic
2. Feel It - Riva Starr
3. Andrea Oliva - The Repeater
4. Don't Stop - Skapes
5. Coyu - Wanna Do Right, Wanna Do Wrong
6. Maceo Plex feat Josh Wink - Destination Mars
7. Surgeon - First (Len Faki Hardspace Mix - Outline Mix)
8. Charlotte De Witte - Meridians (Vocal mix)
9. Quench - Dreams (Umek Remix)
10. Balthazar & JackRock - Nymph

Posted: 02 Feb 2020