10:00am – 12:00pm
Chris Kissel – Contact Wave
Chris Kissel is a DJ and freelance music and culture writer based in Los Angeles. In addition to Border Blaster, he has contributed to L.A. Weekly, Tiny Mix Tapes, Consequence of Sound, Noisey, and Paste, among other publications.
Hosted by Los Angeles-based DJ and journalist Chris Kissel, the monthly dublab program Contact Wave enthusiastically celebrates the best experimental, avant-garde, psychedelic, and off-the-grid music crafted in L.A. and beyond.
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Arshia Haq – Radio Discostan
Arshia Haq is a filmmaker, writer, and DJ based in Los Angeles. She is the Founder of Discostan, a collective dedicated to media from Beirut to Bangkok via Bombay. Discostan has been featured in KCET’s Artbound, Good Magazine, and LA Weekly.
On her monthly show, Radio Discostan presents musical narratives from Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia and eastward to the edge of the earth. Narrative threads include migration, celebration, warfare, nostalgia, homeland, borders, often within realms of Islamic influence, through the lenses of timeless traditional forms, the kaleidoscopic reinventions of pop culture, and everything in between and beyond. Most simply, Discostan is a love letter to the Dis-Orient.
6:00pm – 8:00pm
AceMo & 2Lanes – Special Broadcast
DJs AceMo of New York City and 2Lanes of Detroit stop by dublab for a special broadcast on Sunday December 17 from 6 to 8 PST.