Second Weekend Her Forest Panelists – Electric Forest 2018
SECOND WEEKEND HER FOREST PANEL
Electronic music producer/controllerist Alluxe is constantly pushing the boundaries of live electronic music performance. She never fails to impress as she blends original compositions, improvised beats, and violin loops seamlessly – with a signature sound that fuses hip hop and bass music to create a unique style of forward thinking electronic music. Alluxe has opened for the likes of Miguel, Garbage, and Machinedrum, and has also handled music programming, vocal effects, and designed shows for Kanye West, The Weeknd, Herbie Hancock, Cirque du Soleil, Porter Robinson, Drake, Bon Iver, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Silversun Pickups, Demi Lovato, Iggy Azalea and many more.
Sasha Marie builds soundscapes to introduce moods and curate feelings. With a thoughtful and delicate approach, this kind and genuine soul serves as a central point for bringing community together through scores. With a deep rooted love of music instilled from an early age by her father, Sasha Marie draws on influences from every side of the musical ecosystem – Amy Winehouse to Flying Lotus, M.I.A. to Billie Holiday and back to MF Doom. Jazz sensibility fused with natural soul and the ability to finesse varied audiences, Sasha Marie’s carefully selected sounds position her as the ultimate curator.
Juliana is a photographer born in NYC, living in LA and focusing on live music and festival photography.
Starting as an intern at Electric Forest years ago, Anna has since made a name for herself in the live event world, coordinating hospitality for many of the country’s renowned festivals and events. At Electric Forest, she is now the Director of EF Hospitality and Decor.
Karen “Jasper” Gacula has a 20 year career in festival & event production, with an emphasis on large scale transportation logistics. She established and directed the Artist Transportation departments from the ground up for festivals such as Rothbury and Electric Forest, and has managed transportation for a diverse roster of clients nationwide including NFL Superbowl, Coachella/Stagecoach and Bassnectar. Jasper has consistently strived to provide opportunities for women, consciously creating teams that are predominantly female with an eye to incubating talent and assisting in career growth. Jasper is also a proud mom who has continuously worked in production since the birth of her son in 2007.
Nadia Prescher is one of the founders of Madison House, Inc, which provides management and booking services to over 175 clients. She serves the Board of Directors of the Rex Foundation, HeadCount and Conscious Alliance. She co-parents two children, ages 12 and 13 with Electric Forest Founder, Jeremy Stein (Madison House Presents). She also enjoys motorcycles, old and new. Though she is not a licensed counselor, she is honored to be a trusted, private and reliable resource for entertainers and those in the industry wanting to get clean and sober since the mid-nineties.
Moderator Hannah Muse moderates a panel of women who are changing the landscape of the music industry and explore the question: ‘How you have been supported and support the women around you – in work, life, and creativity and how can we show up for other women even more?’