DJ MoCity

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DJ MoCity is an award-winning DJ, promoter and co-founder of South Asia’s first online community radio - Boxout.fm. Born and raised in Baghdad and New Delhi, MoCity spent his early days as a hip-hop loving teenager in New Delhi, and has grown into a highly experienced and respected musical tastemaker who has played an instrumental role in the development of creative communities across Asia and the Middle East. The work he’s done with pioneering crews such as the Reggae Rajahs (India), the 264 Cru (Dubai) and his award-winning podcast Motellacast, is a testament to his work ethic and philosophy. A global citizen, MoCity has used his multicultural heritage to connect audiences and communities across regions.

News

Joy Orbison, Midland, Denis Sulta, Shanti Celeste & More Added To Magnetic Fields 2018 Lineup

Magnetic Fields Festival, taking place from December 14-16 at the dazzling Alsisar Mahal in Rajasthan, has already announced a lineup which includes the likes of Daphni, BICEP, DJ EZ, Kamaal Williams,...

Anik Khan Heads To India For 3-City Tour

Dhaka-born, New York based hip-hop artist Anik Khan is headed to India for a 3-city tour this month, as part of the ongoing Bira 91 FreeFlow series. If you don't already know who Anik Khan is,...

DJ Craze, Stretch & Bobbito and Natasha Diggs To Perform At Levi’s 501 Day

Levi’s is celebrating the 150th birthday of its signature blue jean - marking the inception of this iconic piece of apparel on, Sunday 20 May at Famous Studios in Mumbai. Levi’s 501 Day will be...

Boxout.fm Has Three Nominations In Mixcloud’s Online Radio Awards

Mixcloud’s annual Online Radio Awards is back for 2017. The nominee’s for this year have been announced with Delhi-based, boxout.fm snagging 3 nominations across 3 categories. India’s ever...

Selectors: A Series Of Regular Vinyl Listening Sessions

This Saturday (22 April 2017) marks the launch of ‘Selectors’. With the aim of cultivating and supporting vinyl culture in India, ‘Selectors’ will be a regular series of listening sessions...

Soulection’s Joe Kay & The Whooligan To Tour India This Week

Los Angeles based label and collective Soulection will be heading down to India this week for their first Sounds Of Tomorrow tour. Featuring co-founder, head of A&R and host at Soulection Radio...

Delhi Sultanate & General Zooz Discuss Reggae On DJ MoCity’s Motellacast

It’s been about a year that DJ MoCity a.k.a. Mohammed Abood has been running Motellacast, a Mixcloud series that seeks out fresh, young talent in the region. If you haven’t been following it yet,...

Reggae Rajahs Unveil 10,000 Lions Soundsystem In Goa

Reggae Rajahs brought in 2016 with full force by unveiling their 10,000 Lions Soundsystem in Goa on 1 January. Here’s what they had to say about the big reveal on Facebook: “So we've been...

Thank You: Magnetic Fields 2014

Brain cells are once again uniting, sentences can once again be formed and memories from the second edition of Magnetic Fields Festival are piecing themselves together. A truly spectacular 3 days that...

Magnetic Fields Festival Announces Pre Party In Dubai

Magnetic Fields is an event we are proud to showcase to the rest of the world demonstrating India’s vibrant and forward thinking creative community. But that's not to say, that it's exclusively for...

Features

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2018

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2018

Our favourite weekend of the year is closing in. With just a week to go, Magnetic Fields is right around the corner, and it's going to be chock full of art, activities and, of course music. There's...

Championing New Music With An Uncompromising Vision: Boxout.fm

Championing New Music With An Uncompromising Vision: Boxout.fm

This weekend Boxout.fm will celebrate one year of functioning as an online radio station - marking the occasion with a 3 day weekender that will feature a number of diverse selectors who have been...

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2017

A Comprehensive Guide To The Music At Magnetic Fields 2017

The countdown is well and truly on. Magnetic Fields Festival, one of the highly-anticipated weekends in the year, is fast approaching. With less than a fortnight to go, we need to acquaint ourselves...

From The Ground Up: A Lunchtime Conversation About Radio

From The Ground Up: A Lunchtime Conversation About Radio

“The thing with radio is that it helps the artists develop in different ways,” Roska, label-owner and DJ and producer from London, said over a 5 ft long dosa. “When you got peers around you,...

A Comprehensive Guide To boxout.fm

A Comprehensive Guide To boxout.fm

India’s first-ever independent community radio station, boxout.fm has been steadily growing since its launch a little over 2 months ago. Having already hosted Romare as part of an incredible launch...

boxout.fm: The Power Of Community Radio

boxout.fm: The Power Of Community Radio

It’s no secret that we’re currently in the golden age of streaming and Internet radio. With the emergence and evolution of platforms like Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal, the music industry was...

5 Minutes With MoCity (Reggae Rajahs)

5 Minutes With MoCity (Reggae Rajahs)

Five years sounds like a long time but retrospectively, it is but a mere blink. It seems like we only truly reflect on our achievements or contemplate our position in the present at landmark dates or...

The Evolution Of Dub Station At NH7 Weekender

The Evolution Of Dub Station At NH7 Weekender

The Bacardi NH7 Weekender hosted this past weekend at the Laxmi Lawns in Magarpatta City, Pune promised attendees one of the best festival experiences in India. With over 50 bands playing 7 stages and...

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