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Eris Drew is a DJ, producer and trans ecstatic from Chicago. Along with her loving b2b partner Octo Octa, the two run the T4T LUV RNG recording label out of a log cabin in New Hampshire. Drew is also a recording artist for her own label, Interdimensional Transmissions (Detroit) and Naive Records (Lisbon). She conducts the dance ritual and party, Psychedelic Rites of the Motherbeat, with her friends at Pittsburgh's Hot Mass and at Room 4 Resistance in Berlin.
Her experiences as a musician and dancer have shown her that rave is a powerful apparatus and transformative agent for individuals and communities. Drew gives talks around the world on the connections between dance music culture and other ecstatic traditions. In addition, she is an advocate for trans/non-binary/queer people and mentors aspiring DJs and electronic musicians.