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Aimsel Ponti

Aimsel Ponti is a Content Producer at MaineToday.com and a music writer for MaineToday.com and the Portland Press Herald. She has been obsessed with - and inspired by - music since she listened to Monkees records borrowed from the town library when she was six years old. She bought her first Rolling Stones record at a flea market when she was in 7th grade and discovered David Bowie a year later. She's a HUGE fan of the local music scene and covers it along with national musical happenings in her "Face the Music" column and with artist interviews that appear in print in the Portland Press Herald and online at Mainetoday.com. You'll also find her out and about absorbing live music like a sponge and roaming around local record shops and flea markets. Aimsel is also the host of Music from 207 on 98.9 WCLZ and appears monthly on the News Center Maine TV show “207” to talk about...music of course.

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Posted: October 1, 2014

Electronic dance music from Chile, Switzerland and France? It’s happening at Space!

Written by: Aimsel Ponti

And now for something completely different…

I give you a night of electronic music to remember in Portland.

I will happily borrow a line from the Space website since it sums up the night so succinctly:

Four Bands, Five Countries, Ten Women.

OK so there’s a label in Paris called Lentonia Records  who are on a mission to have female electronic artists get  heard in a genre that’s been largely populated by the fellas.

I could consult my trusty thesaurus and bust out a bunch of flashy adjectives or I could simply suggest that you take a listen to these women and hear for yourselves why this is going to be a Thursday night like none other right here in Portland.

Camilla Sparksss

Camilla Sparksss

Camilla Sparksss

Emmanuelle de Héricourt (EDH)

Emmanuelle de Héricourt Photo

Emmanuelle de Héricourt

Alex June

Alex June

Alex June

Portland’s BABE doesn’t have anything posted…but they will soon! Until then find then on Facebook: BABE Musician/Band

IF U GO:

Camilla Sparksss (Switzerland)

Emmanuelle de Héricourt (France)

Alex June (Chile)

Babe (Portland, Maine)

WHEN: 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2

WHERE: The Space Gallery, 538 Congress St., Portland

HOW MUCH: $7 in advance, $10 day of show, 18 +

 

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