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"Real Scenes" will take audiences across the globe, to Johannesburg, Tokyo, Mexico City, and more, documenting global electronic music culture through the eyes of its protagonists. The documentary series will share how artists find inspiration in their urban environments. Each episode will also include exclusive live performances with some of the world’s leading electronic music artists, including Darkside, Nils Frahm, and Black Coffee.

The series is produced by Resident Advisor, the world's largest electronic music magazine. In keeping with RA's editorial focus, the series explores the independent artists and communities behind the world's most exciting music hubs.

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Episode
28:30
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E8: Bristol

The eyes of the world have turned to the UK in recent years and have found some of the most exciting, genre-defying young artists to emerge from electronic music.
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21:47
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E7: Paris

Partygoers are now finally traveling to the suburbs, beyond the Paris Périphérique -- the road that encircles the city -- in search of a good time. It's a shift in attitude that has made Paris fun again.
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Episode
45:30
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E5: Berlin

This episode of "Real Scenes" visits one of the most special places for electronic music in the world: Berlin.
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51:44
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E4: Johannesburg

South Africans are the biggest consumers of house music in the world, and Johannesburg is the beating heart of their scene.
Real Scenes: Tokyo
Episode
29:43
Real Scenes

E3: Tokyo

Meet the DJs, promoters and producers who have been affected by Tokyo's ban on dancing.
Mexico City
Episode
29:55
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E2: Mexico City

Despite being a vibrant global metropolis, Mexico City's electronic music scene has yet to truly flourish.
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25:50
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E9: Detroit

Take a trip to the birthplace of techno.
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27:40
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E6: New York

As the birthplace of disco and hip-hop and the home of legendary nightclubs like the Paradise Garage, Limelight, and Twilo, the city has long been part of the cultural fabric.
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44:25
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E1: Los Angeles

Crisscross Los Angeles to hear different perspectives on mainstream vs. underground music culture and the resurgence of downtown.
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