Mixtape Interview: ETYEN
“’If We Could Only See’ mirrors the progression of our 4-weeks: moving from the peacefulness of the OneBeat residency to being on the road, where time suddenly started passing by fast and everything was coming to an end. Albeit a beautiful one.” — OneBeat 2015 Fellow, Samer Chami a.k.a ETYEN You’ve spent time working as a producer in London, as well as the United States. How has your time abroad shaped your approach to beat making? Every time I travel and take part in musical endeavors I return to Beirut with a fresh outlook on life, music and what I want to achieve. Everything gets thrown into question. You meet people and musicians from such completely different walks of life, each with their own musical journey and ambitions. It’s truly inspiring and at the same time it always makes me reassess my approach to music making. Each of these experiences allows me to mature as a music […]
OneBeat Profile: Alexander Arkhincheev
Filmed and edited by Ben Stamper, with additional footage by Sasha Aleksandra Arutyunova, this portrait video features OneBeat Russia fellow and Buryat traditional musician Alexander Arkhincheev. Growing up in rural Siberia, Alexander is a renowned diphonic throat singer, morin huur player, and a tireless advocate of Buryat culture.