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"Real Scenes" will take audiences across the globe, to Johannesburg, Tokyo, Mexico City, and more, documenting global electronic music culture through the eyes of its protagonists. The documentary series will share how artists find inspiration in their urban environments. Each episode will also include exclusive live performances with some of the world’s leading electronic music artists, including Darkside, Nils Frahm, and Black Coffee.
The series is produced by Resident Advisor, the world's largest electronic music magazine. In keeping with RA's editorial focus, the series explores the independent artists and communities behind the world's most exciting music hubs.
As the birthplace of disco and hip-hop and the home of legendary nightclubs like the Paradise Garage, Limelight, and Twilo, the city has long been part of the cultural fabric.
Partygoers are now finally traveling to the suburbs, beyond the Paris Périphérique -- the road that encircles the city -- in search of a good time. It's a shift in attitude that has made Paris fun again.
The eyes of the world have turned to the UK in recent years and have found some of the most exciting, genre-defying young artists to emerge from electronic music.
Take a trip to the birthplace of techno.
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