Sampling Stories Vol. 17: Lara Sarkissian

Liechti, Hannes (18 April 2018). Sampling Stories Vol. 17: Lara Sarkissian. Norient – Network for Local and Global Sounds and Media Culture

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Lara Sarkissian is a young artist from the San Francisco Bay Area. She acts as a DJ, cultural promoter (Club Chai), and producer. Thereby, sampling is not just an ordinary day-to-day producing method. Sarkissian grew up in the Bay area's Armenian diasporic community, thus, for her, sampling is as much about expressing her identity as it is a political tool. Below I discuss five reasons why sampling is so important in the ambient-shaped tracks of the upcoming producer.

Item Type:

Newspaper or Magazine Article


06 Faculty of Humanities > Department of Art and Cultural Studies > Institute of Musicology

Graduate School:

Graduate School of the Arts (GSA)

UniBE Contributor:

Liechti, Hannes


700 Arts > 780 Music


[42] Schweizerischer Nationalfonds


[872] Glokale Sounds - Wie Tracks Referenzen auf Orte verarbeiten und neu kodieren Official URL




Hannes Liechti

Date Deposited:

11 Jun 2019 15:58

Last Modified:

11 Jun 2019 15:58

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Belonging, Diaspora, Gender Roles, Hybridity, Music Production, Sampling, Remix Culture, Protest, Religion, Tradition


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