“Almost every underground DJ has a job on the side”

“Almost every underground DJ has a job on the side”

Luka Kostic (23) – who prefers to use his artist name Depra – is a DJ and producer in the underground techno and house scene in Belgrade. At age 15 he started experimenting for the first time with electronic music. Depra lives currently at his parents and can’t live off his work as a musician and producer. However, he keeps a positive spirit. As a kid, Depra listened a lot to Rick James, a musician…

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“It is possible to make it anywhere if you have the quality”

“It is possible to make it anywhere if you have the quality”

Multi-instrumentalist David Maxim Micić (24) couldn’t make sufficient money with his music in the local scene in Belgrade. Turbofolk – a popular Serbian genre – and cover bands dominate the musical landscape in the capital. In the United States and other countries in Europe his art is more appreciated, but even then it’s sometimes hard to get visa’s for gigs. Micić played himself out of isolation through the internet and is able to live off his music…

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43 hours in a Serbian airport

43 hours in a Serbian airport

Euroviews reporter Jiri Haanen was denied access to Serbia by the authorities and spends his time awaiting deportation. Get a personal insight into his adventures in the twilight zone of Nikola Tesla airport.  On the evening of March 25, team member Tomas van der Heijden and I flew from the Swedish city Mälmo to the Serbian capital Belgrade. In my pocket I felt my wallet pressing against my thigh, bearing that one important document I…

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