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If you're generally confused about where you belong, you may have just stumbled into the right place! ⁠The inbetweenish is exactly what it sounds like:⁠ ⁠it's about the space in-between,⁠ where it's neither here nor there, ⁠where you don't fit neatly into a box.⁠ Through open conversations with people from all walks of life, we will share personal stories about growing up in numerous countries, amongst different faiths, speaking multiple languages, and integrating into new and diverse cultur ...
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Atish plays from the soul with a smile on his face. His charm flows as freely as his grooves, and his infectious personality is poured into every performance. The links he makes are not just musical but personal, too, as he communicates the highs and lows of life through his sounds. As an unmistakably warm person, he has quickly built up a dedicated fan base that feeds off his passion and energy. The Atish experience is about more than just dancing - it's about connection. There is an intima ...
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Download: atish.lnk.to/terrazzoFinally my first studio mix in 8 months, feels like it’s been forever!This features a walk through some of the sounds that have caught my ear the last few months, touching on a few different styles and feelings.I had recently spent some time in Barcelona, observing terrazzo style flooring with shells set within polish…
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How has your gender impacted your sense of belonging? — with Malik On this episode of the inbetweenish, we focus on an inbetweenish aspect that has seldom come up in previous episodes: gender identity. Malik is a bicultural transgender man who spent his formative years between America and Egypt. With Malik we cover his first identity crisis, discov…
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Stream/Download: https://link.manjumasi.com/nostalgia-del-presente-remixedRelease thirty-seven follows up the recently released Nostalgia del Presente EP from Argentinian producer Polo with a formidable remix package. Two versions of Nostalgia del Presente are on offer, from progressive house heavyweights Danny Howells and Jim Rivers, two producers…
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How do you connect with your different cultures? In this episode, I’m speaking with Fiona Livingstone, who balances her Dutch-Scottish heritage with her English upbringing. Fiona candidly shares her journey of navigating her cultural identity and the challenges she experienced along the way. She opens up about her childhood home, her desire to assi…
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Download: atish.lnk.to/texaseclipseI had the peaktime midnight slot with the honor of playing after Lee Burridge, so I started this one off with an organic vibe then transitioned through prog, tech-house, and just some straight up bangers. A few unreleased ID's in there from my boys Enamour , m.o.n.r.o.e and Saqib.Also funny moment: you may notice …
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Can we talk about taboos? In this second episode with Amuna Wagner we explore taboos and the importance of processing them and addressing them. She also shares her views on the nuance and difference between religion and faith. This is particularly interesting to listen to given her life experience with a family that touches the three Abrahamic reli…
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Stream/Download: https://atish.lnk.to/elasticity"Contorting itself at the junction of straightforward jack and a more prog-minded construction that seem tailored for stadiums, 'Elasticity' (with atish) finds Krooss at his most precise and adroitly versatile.''Fabian Krooss: https://www.instagram.com/fabian.krooss/https://soundcloud.com/fabiankrooss…
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How has your family's past influenced your identity? In this first episode, Amuna Wagner reflects on her crisis of purpose and wonders out loud if she has a responsibility towards her identity. She walks us down her family history from her grandparents to her parents, from the Holocaust, to escapes, to refugee camps, and eventually to rebuilding of…
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Stream/Download: https://link.manjumasi.com/nostalgia-del-presenteRelease thirty-six welcomes young Argentinian producer Polo to the Manjumasi fold with an absolute modern progressive ripper, Nostalgia del Presente. Driven by a hypnotic riff of massive stacked synth chords, this tune evokes the optimism and euphoric expansiveness of turn-of-the-mil…
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What if you don’t fit the stereotype? In this episode, Sadia Azmat, a published author, podcast host and a stand-up comedian, brings a unique perspective to the discussion on cultural identity. Sadia is born in Britain to Indian parents and she is also a practicing Muslim, however, she does not quite fit the perception people tend to have of her. S…
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Part 3 of the ‘on Palestine’ series: Have you ever asked a Palestinian how they see a way forward? Or what is different about this generation of Palestinians? In this episode we dive into all that through the voices of our three Palestinian guests: Zeena, Faissal, and Nour. On Palestine is a three-part-series on the inbetweenish pod that focuses on…
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Stream/Download: https://manjumasi.fanlink.to/the-little-things-remixedRelease thirty-five revisits The Little Things EP from Berlin producer Fabian Krooss with a package of three remixes, each putting a unique twist on the melodic and quirky originals. First up is Manjumasi label co-founder atish with a bouncing, dancefloor friendly take on Whoppe…
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Part 2 of the ‘on Palestine’ series: The Palestinian struggle for liberation is portrayed widely differently depending on who you ask, but have you ever asked Palestinians how they see and understand their own struggle for liberation? On Palestine is a three-part-series on the inbetweenish pod that focuses on the Palestinian identity, the struggle …
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Part 1 of the ‘on Palestine’ series: In your lifetime and exposure, how have you understood Palestinian culture and it’s people? On Palestine is a three-part series on the inbetweenish pod that focuses on the Palestinian identity, the struggle for liberation, and a way forward. Palestinians have often been misrepresented by the media, so in this se…
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Motip White - Clean the Turbines (The Remixes) [@wwdxyz]Release Date - 8.12.2023Stream / Buy - xyzlabel.lnk.to/CleantheTurbinesRemixes"For its last release of 2023, When We Dip XYZ is proud to present a three track remix pack of Motip White’s ‘Clean the Turbines’ EP.Kicking things off is Atish, chopping and pitching Motip White’s vocal from ‘What D…
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In this season's first minisode, we’re getting personal as I’m sharing a valuable lesson from Vovó (grandma in portuguese). Navigating a complex and ever-evolving identity can be confusing, to say the least, but today we breakdown why it’s normal. Confusion about your identity is a common human experience. We dive into how many identities we have a…
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The inbetweenish is back for Season 2: First episode launches Tuesday, October 3rd. Get ready to embark on a captivating journey exploring the fundamental concepts of roots, home, and belonging all while embracing the beauty of being different. This season we travel through the bridges we’ve built across cultures — understanding the decisions that …
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We're wrapping up an incredible season of inbetweenish pod! From vulnerability to raw reflections, these stories of belonging have been quite the journey. In this episode, I take you behind the scenes of the season, sharing highlights, learnings, and even some embarrassing bloopers. Oh and guess what? Season 2 is on its way! So, stay tuned for more…
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Download: https://atish.lnk.to/katerblauHappy to share a new recording from Kater Blau, Berlin. People fly all over the world to go to Kater for a reason. It’s a club focused on the music, focused on the moment, focused on the experience. It attracts the right people, who go for the right reasons. I love playing there. This lets me truly DJ in the …
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Refugee, asylum seeker, internally displaced person, migrant, immigration—the news is abuzz with some of these terms. But do you truly grasp the differences between them? Join Baharak Bashmani and me as we fearlessly delve into this complex topic, breaking it down into simple terms. With Baharak's unique perspective as a former refugee, having expe…
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Download: https://athismusic.lnk.to/thebowrecordingHard to believe it’s been half a year since I uploaded my last set on Soundcloud. I’m happy to share this recording from The Bow in Buenos Aires, recorded last month. If you’ve been following over the years, it’s no secret that The Bow holds a special place in my heart as one of the best places in …
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Stream / Download: https://lnk.to/ITremixedRelease thirty-two on Manjumasi presents a variety of reinterpretations of last year’s vinyl release Instant Transmission, from label founder atish together with Vridian.A broad selection of remixers showcases the variety of sounds and styles that find a home in atish’s sets and in the Manjumasi label cata…
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Stream / Download: https://lnk.to/ITremixedRelease thirty-two on Manjumasi presents a variety of reinterpretations of last year’s vinyl release Instant Transmission, from label founder atish together with Vridian.A broad selection of remixers showcases the variety of sounds and styles that find a home in atish’s sets and in the Manjumasi label cata…
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Stream / Download: https://lnk.to/ITremixedRelease thirty-two on Manjumasi presents a variety of reinterpretations of last year’s vinyl release Instant Transmission, from label founder atish together with Vridian.A broad selection of remixers showcases the variety of sounds and styles that find a home in atish’s sets and in the Manjumasi label cata…
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Stream / Download: https://lnk.to/ITremixedRelease thirty-two on Manjumasi presents a variety of reinterpretations of last year’s vinyl release Instant Transmission, from label founder atish together with Vridian.A broad selection of remixers showcases the variety of sounds and styles that find a home in atish’s sets and in the Manjumasi label cata…
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Stream / Download: https://lnk.to/ITremixedRelease thirty-two on Manjumasi presents a variety of reinterpretations of last year’s vinyl release Instant Transmission, from label founder atish together with Vridian.A broad selection of remixers showcases the variety of sounds and styles that find a home in atish’s sets and in the Manjumasi label cata…
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Stream / Download: https://lnk.to/ITremixedRelease thirty-two on Manjumasi presents a variety of reinterpretations of last year’s vinyl release Instant Transmission, from label founder atish together with Vridian.A broad selection of remixers showcases the variety of sounds and styles that find a home in atish’s sets and in the Manjumasi label cata…
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What happens when you're inbetweenish? It's both a curse and a blessing as there are many internal and external battles that you face when you have multiple belongings. In this episode we try to unpack some of the common experiences— the good and the bad that comes with being inbetweenish. PS. Bob the cat makes an appearance 🐈 💭 reflections on: wha…
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How do you understand time? Is it linear? Do things progress with time? Or do they regress? Axel’s Two-Part Interview Episode 6, Season 1: 🎹 it is not with bones and skin, it’s all with feeling — with Axel [Part I] Episode 7, Season 1: 🎹 a man is synonymous with describing a soldier — with Axel [Part 2] More about: Axel Kacoutié Website | Instagram…
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We talk a lot about culture around here, so I thought it was about time we actually break it down — what is culture? On some level, we all know what it is, but it helps to understand the nuances of the word and for this explanation I’m going with the iceberg analogy to illustrate the visible and invisible layers of culture. Newsletter Alert: The QU…
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Have you ever asked yourself what ‘home’ means to you? And did you ever stop to wonder how the words we use matter? From a young age, Baharak Bashmani, has had to navigate many worlds, each time moving for different reasons: from fleeing her 'home' country, to being resettled by the UNHCR, and later moving by choice. Every move comes with its own t…
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Last month, I hosted Atish All Night Los Angeles: a 7 hour open-to-close set in a warehouse. It was one of my best DJ experiences of the last few years, as Atish All Night’s tend to be. I’m sharing a recording of part of the evening, which has a few different flavors of house music. Hope you enjoy!Also I’ll be bringing Atish All Night to a couple m…
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Have you ever stopped to wonder what rituals you practice from your inherited faith? Are they religious rituals? Or are they cultural rituals? Episode 9, Season 1 with Aakshi Singha 🌶️ the diversity that brings us together — with Aakshi More about: Aakshi Singha Instagram | Twitter - In these 'SideTalk' episodes of the in-betweenish pod, I’ll be se…
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What is the strongest tie you have to your home country? How does your schooling inform your own identity? On this episode, I chat with Aakshi Sinha about her upbringing, growing up all over India, and then going away for college at Minerva University. Aakshi bravely shares stories from her boarding school days, from complicated hierarchal relation…
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In this minisode we’re going back to the origin story of in-betweenish, explaining why and how it came to be. It all started with a few simple questions about a decade ago: Where is home? What is a home? This lead me on a journey to discover the term Third Culture Kid (TCK). Researchers John and Ruth Useem, an American sociologist and anthropologis…
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Download: https://atishmusic.lnk.to/surfacetensionHappy to share a new studio mix today. For this instalment, I pulled back by slowing some tracks down and deliberately sustaining the transitions, resulting in a steady, contemplative feel. There's a bit of tension in this mix, bookended by some beautiful breezy summer tunes that I've been feeling. …
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Stream/Download: https://lnk.to/InstantTransmEPOrder Vinyl: https://www.deejay.de/atish_+_vridian_Instant_Transmission_MAMAV005_Vinyl__989565Manjumasi's 30th release is a collaborative EP that sees label founder atish join forces with young Indian producer and Manjumasi veteran Vridian. The package features three originals with a unique combination…
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Stream/Download: https://lnk.to/InstantTransmEPOrder Vinyl: https://www.deejay.de/atish_+_vridian_Instant_Transmission_MAMAV005_Vinyl__989565Manjumasi's 30th release is a collaborative EP that sees label founder atish join forces with young Indian producer and Manjumasi veteran Vridian. The package features three originals with a unique combination…
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Stream/Download: https://lnk.to/InstantTransmEPOrder Vinyl: https://www.deejay.de/atish_+_vridian_Instant_Transmission_MAMAV005_Vinyl__989565Manjumasi's 30th release is a collaborative EP that sees label founder atish join forces with young Indian producer and Manjumasi veteran Vridian. The package features three originals with a unique combination…
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Identity Crisis is a term that gets thrown around quite a bit nowadays. In this minisode, I attempt to understand, from a psychological perspective, what an identity crisis really is. In doing so, we also explore what identity is comprised of: experiences, relationships, beliefs, values and memories. Information shared in this minisode is based on …
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Have you ever tried to fit in so badly you changed your appearance? Were you aware of the subconscious reasons that may have lead to this decision? Nora S. is a close friend and in this episode we dive deep into her roots and unveil a story of layered identity crisis. At a young age, Nora was adopted, then she spent her life growing up in various p…
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Old friends are often times a gateway to our past selves. Who we were as teenagers is not gone but only built upon. Today, I encourage you to reach out to an old friend from your teenage years, even if you’re no longer very close. They still know a past version of yourself that may be buried under layers of adulthood. PS. If you do reach out to an …
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Download mix: https://atishmusic.lnk.to/nightfogHi there, happy to share a new studio mix. This mix is inspired by the few weeks I just spent in San Francisco. We stayed in a house overlooking the foggy hills and it inspired the sonic feeling of dark lush hazy grooves. Also the opening tune is one of my unreleased collab tracks with Vridian “Salvat…
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What are the known unknowns in your life? How about the unknown unknowns? It’s a scary thought isn’t it? All the things we have internalized and deeply ingrained in us from childhood, from our families, from society, from culture. And we often go through life completely unaware of what is inherently our own and what was inherited, passed down throu…
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Who are you to yourself, when no one is around? Axel Kacoutié is not afraid to explore uncomfortable territory. We tread, not so lightly, on topics around their cultural identity, from Ivorian roots to British citizenship. We also explore questions around Axel’s racial identity, and how the Berlin Conference from 1884, where Africa was neatly divid…
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Growing up did you feel like you had to adhere to a certain checklist; be it your parent's, society's, or your religion's checklist? This is part II of a two-part episode with my high school friend Nora Gharib. She is a full-time architect, interior designer, and content creator who just moved from the East Coast to the West Coast! This week we tac…
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Do you hate being asked “no, but where are you really from?” This is the first of a two-part episode with my high school friend Nora Gharib. Nora is a full-time architect, interior designer, and content creator! This week we chat about how her parents met in NYC, despite coming from two entirely different countries; we also chat about language conf…
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Have you ever felt "othered"? On this episode, I speak with my old friend Mohamed Khairat, a lawyer, journalist and founder of Egyptian Streets. We discuss his upbringing growing up between Australia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, and the Netherlands. As we navigate his experiences in the different countries, we touch upon discrimination, being white-pass…
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Do you remember the first time you were called a foreigner? On this episode I speak with Hedvig Sandbu, a language and learning coach, as she reflects on her upbringing between two countries, her sense of belonging compared to others around her, and her passion for languages. We speak about growing up in a bubble, attending international schools, a…
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A little different than the rest, this episode is where I introduce myself and reveal a little bit about me by answering three questions: Who am I? Why am I here? And why is it important to talk about identity? I dive into some of the different elements that make up my own ish, from cultural, to lingual, to religious, and reveal the worlds I grew u…
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