Nazira Kassenova Kazakhstan

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Growing up in a small city in Kazakhstan, Nazira Kassenova is the most prominent electronic music producer to have ever emerged from her home country. She helped build an underground music scene in the country’s capital, Almaty, launched the groundbreaking ZVUK club nights, and is a regular presence on the international club circuit. Our in-depth profile told the story of how she went from small town Kazakhstan to playing amongst the infamous buzz of Berghain. Nazira has performed sets on Boiler Room and was selected as one of the 15 breakthrough DJs for 2019 by Mixmag.