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A Database Of Contemporary, Non-Western Female Musicians

If, like us, you’re interested in venturing into new sound territories in the coming year, Syrphe is an excellent place to start. This music database rejects the perception of experimental music as a predominately continental or Anglo-American affair by exploring the electronic avant-garde in far-flung geographies. Syrphe has put together a list of underrated female composers from East Asia, Africa, and Latin America making stunning electronic music, noise and sound art. You’ve probably never heard these names before, but that’s exactly why you need to check it out right now. For a look back on 2015’s most significant moments for feminism in dance music, head here.