Watch: Jlin’s Red Bull Music Academy Lecture
Despite being one of the most innovative producers working in electronic music today, Jlin remains incredibly soft-spoken and humble about her craft—a testament to her Midwest roots and 100-hour weeks spent inside a steel mill. She radiates warmth and inspiration during this Red Bull Music Academy interview from last year, where she talks about being so stressed by making a track she has to watch Scooby-Doo, how she has never been to a Chicago footwork battle, and the emotional place from which she creates. “I’m creating from a very vulnerable space,” she says. “I’m creating from the core of my being.” Spend some time with it this weekend, and see her at Big Ears 2019.