The Word Radio x Meakusma 2019 with Ghost Producer
Producer, composer, sound designer and multi instrumentalist Raz Mesinai has been at the forefront of the NYC underground music scene for 30 years and has produced hundreds of albums of various spectrums under dozens of monikors. Starting in the late 80’s at the age of 15 Mesinai began producing cassettes of his original compositions under various pseudonyms (including Badawi, The Bedouin, Psy Co., LadyMan, Dj Tab and many others) of music ranging from instrumental b-boy breaks, hiphop, dub, dancehall, electro, techno, ambient, gabber, hardcore techno, Rai what later came to be known as “Illbient” with his ground breaking duo “SubDub”, with co-producer John Ward beginning in 1992. Mesinai later came to be known as a composer, sound and score designer for film, with music featured in films by Ridley Scott, Darren Aronofsky, Yaron Zilberman, Jonathan Demme, Clive Barker, Jeff Stanzler and more. In 2014 Mesinai founded the Underground Producers Alliance (UPA) an artist development agency formed along with legendary producers Scotty Hard, Prince Paul, HPrizm and Randall Dunn. www.upa.nyc Tonight, Mesinai comes to deliver the newest sounds from NYC’s underground, Freakatone, a genre developed around the philosophy and teachings of the almighty Ghost Producer.
Recently included in Resident Advisor’s 10-strong selection of European festivals no to miss, Meakusma – the three day experimental affair nestled in the leafy East Belgian town of Eupen – opens to the public from Friday 6th to Sunday 9th September with a line-up that includes both local stalwarts (Aidons Antoine, Floris Vanhoof, Lieven Martens, Céline Gillain, Sagat, Lawrence Le Doux and our very own Mika Oki to name but a few) and international heavy-hitters (John T Gast, Don’t DJ, Felix Kubin, Lee Gamble, Charlemagne Palestine and Eli Keszler). To celebrate the festival’s unabashed and unparalleled diversity, we’ll be streaming a host of specially-recorded radio shows by the likes of Lamusa II, Don The Tiger, Raz Mesinai and more right here on The Word Radio.VIEW SERIE'S PAGE