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The jury of the sixth edition of the #WeAreEquals Music Academy has selected 38 talented artists from Spain, Greece, Poland, Ireland and the United Kingdom to join the latest edition of this exclusive training event run by the British Council, MUTEK ES, SAE SPAIN and Brighter Sound, with the support of, Femnoise and the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development office.

This latest edition of the Music Academy features a panel of experts who will share their experiences and advice to help equalers in boosting their artistic careers in areas such as the development of their artistic identity, the role of the artist as a community promoter or digital presence and networking. The programme will bring together professionals such as Mantra (dj, British producer and founder of Rupture); Steffi Allatt and Aalice, founders of one of the most disruptive techno events in the UK (Meat Free); Jayne Stynes, former agent for artists and bands like Gorillaz and former coordinator of the Music Management Forum UK; Steven Braines, founder of the HE/SHE/THEY label and brand; Georgia Taglietti, mentor, member of the management of Spain and former director of communication and digital of the Sónar festival; Natalia San Juan, founder and CEO of femnoise.

At the end of the Music Academy, the names of the three equalers who will perform at the 13th edition of MUTEK ES will be announced, as well as the three equalers who will receive two months of mentoring, thanks to the support of BE Creativos from the British Embassy in Spain.

#WeAreEquals is the platform created by the British Council for gender equality and diversity in the music industry. Since 2018 it has promoted a training programme for future talents in the music industry to provide them with the necessary tools to expand and advance in their careers. Focused on training future creators and producers of electronic music, the #WeAreEquals – Music Academy provides them with the opportunity to train with mentors and professionals from the national and international spheres who work in organizations such as Live Nation, MIM, Primavera Sound, Apple Music, Warner Music, La Noche en Vivo, BIME, Fundación SGAE and many more.

The equalers taking part in this edition are:

Anna Vs June - Greece

add9 - Spain

AKA SHA - Spain

Alexandros - Greece

Ametrina - Spain

Avtomat - Poland

Babsy - Spain

Blakkheart - Ireland

Casero - Spain

Coco Moya (Menhir) - Spain

Cormac Todd - United Kingdom

DJ Eazy  - Greece

Dyvr (@dyvrofficial on all platforms) - Ireland

Eta Hox - Poland

European Canon  - Spain

Fede Manfredi - Spain

Fernanda Arrau - Spain

Harold | Keymos - Spain

Jasmine Kahlia - United Kingdom

JoBee Project - Poland

LOCA! - Spain

Maigual - Spain

Marçal Xirau - Spain

Natif Orchestra - Spain

Novia Pagana - Spain

RA - Spain

Rayndu - Poland

Rokeya - Spain

Sefiní - Spain

Sessions Nocturnes - Spain


Topanga Kiddo - Spain

VIVORA - Spain

Winnie Ama - United Kingdom / Ireland

XAS - Spain

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