Joel Eel is a Korean-Canadian dance music producer/performer, mix engineer, dj, designer & label manager. His latest ablum “Love Infinity,” is available on all streaming platforms via Perpetual Care.

Carving a stylized palette within the underground dance music scene, Eel has been featured on: Vogue, Vice, Visla Magazine (kr), DJ Mag, Dummy Mag, Resident Advisor, Paper Magazine, Netflix, and Exclaim Magazine.
He has performed for: Red Bull Music Festival, SXSW, MutekTO, Long Winter INUIM Powerplant series, including speaking as a panel member for Long Winter Paris, and contributed mixes for RefractionNTS radio, Red Bull Radio, Balamii Radio, Borsch Magazine, Rinse France, Invisible City, and Seoul Community Radio.

In recent collaboration w/ Leevisa, Joel composed the South Korean Horror/Thriller feature film: 미혹 (“Mi-hok”), starring: Hyo Ju Park, Minjae Kim, & Sunwoo Cha (of B1A4/kpop).

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on Refraction

REFRACTION is a dao of music, art, and culture enthusiasts— a diverse community who produce festivals and ongoing events, release NFT projects, and create written, visual, and audio content around art, culture, and music today.

Launching festivals across the globe, with the performances, installations and music sets being recorded to culminate in an extended festival in the Open Metaverse, establishing partnerships with: Mutek, Public Records, Standard Time, and Rhizome.

As part of their Creatives First editorial, the label was asked to provide an exclusive mix, along with a short interview:

Eel's selections are mostly crystalline club gear, shaped with angular synths and hard hitting drums. But they are also intimate and warm, filled with moments of beauty and surprise. This is the sound of a community coming together to create, as he puts it, "our own universe of sound."

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