Beats, Electronic

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Artist Snapshot

A sleeping giant of the electronic music world, Portland, Oregon's Douglas Appling — more commonly known as Emancipator — has quietly established himself as a mainstay in the electronic music scene. Classically trained as a violinist from an early age, Appling’s organic approach to electronic music draws inspiration from a wide range of cultures and genres, culminating in a refreshingly authentic brand of electronic music that has infiltrated global consciousness.