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Madrid | Stories From The City — watch our short film on Spain's burgeoning perreo scene

Uncovering a rapidly growing local movement, on the brink of becoming an international phenomenon...

The latest edition of our Stories From The City series is now available to watch. This edition sees DJ Mag — in partnership with Boiler Room X Ballantine's — travel to Madrid to meet the characters at the heart of the city's Perreo scene.

The third edition in our ‘Stories From The City’ series — following Moscow and Kraków — features insight from local DJs, promoters and industry insiders such as Ms Nina and Bea Pelea, as well as DJ and promotion collective Chica Gang — curators of the Madrid party 'CHICA'.

The female-led culture uses reggaeton to welcome the LGBTQ community to express themselves in safe environments. A celebration of Perreo, the film dives into the flourishing underground scene in Madrid, which has an artist-driven approach and DIY style.

Boiler Room X Ballantine's will return to Madrid on 5-6 June 2019 for a True Music Forum and showcase event. The forum will explore themes from Boiler Room's documentary, while the showcase event - featuring Rico Nasty, Lady Cain Steve Lean & Friends, King Doudou, Clara! and Chica Gang – will bring the soundtrack to life. The forum and showcase will be broadcast live on DJ Mag's Facebook page.

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