The Women Making Waves in Electronic Music
You can’t talk about female DJs without mentioning their most identifiable spokeswoman, Nina Kraviz. She’s been the center of attention in numerous gender discussions, sparking controversy with her hyper-sexualized and unapologetic position in the great gender debate. Beyond her activism, the Russian firestarter is an adept DJ behind the decks who cut her teeth in Moscow’s bustling underground with a passion for everything from minimalist techno to warped acid house.
It is no easy feat to shine within the growing pool of Auatralian electronic talents. Alongside the likes of Flume, Chet Faker and many more, Anna Lunoe has risen as an artist in her own right within the genre, proving her worthy standing alongside fellow OWSLA releasees. Lunoe is multitalented: her unique ability to weave addicting bass beats is only heightened with her own vocal features and additions. Her play hard, work hard mentality has launched her career fully forward as she proves that being a girl is no detriment to her future prolific career in dance music.
Liv and Mim have always been set to stand out. But the twins, both platinum blonde and model height, have long ago proven that they are more than just a pretty face. Originally working behind the scenes, the two found their big break when their co-written song “When Love Takes Over” exploded as a David Guetta single. Since, the Australian exports have become an EDM powerhouse, penning hit after hit while flying to their Las Vegas and Ibiza residencies in between headlining slots on the world’s biggest festival stages around the world. The sisters have even extended their reach beyond the musical sphere: with a national Covergirl campaign under their belts and recognition for their eclectic style, the two have since launched as a rising name in fashion as well.
Bromance Records female lead has carved a niche in which only she resides. Louisahhh is Brodinski’s female foil, a talent so hyper-chic and unconcerned with the status quo that she’s impossible to ignore. Known for her sultry originals — often driven by her own seductive spoken word top lines — the LA-born, Paris-based talent is effortlessly cool, spectacularly talented, and untouchable behind the decks.
Maya Jane Coles
Pushing aside all the controversy, there is no disputing that the Krewella sisters are a musical standout for females in the dance music realm. Crossing over to radio with ease, Yasmine and Jahan quickly became recognized voices that bring a savored brightness to their bass lines and heavier sounds. Never afraid to voice their opinions, the two have become standout figures for many do-good causes – including gender equality and anti-bullying. Now, the two sisters are taking full reign of the brand and ready to prove that they have what it takes to deliver for next chapter of Krewella.