Compiled by In the Key of She, this directory is designed to help you discover new music from female and non-binary electronic music producers. Organised alphabetically and by genre, the details provided are taken from the artists’ public profiles – ItKoS is impartial and is not endorsing, or affiliated with anyone listed here. This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please feel free to suggest producers we may have missed, and please help us keep the Directory current by letting us know of any broken links, or incorrect information.
Producer based in Denver, USA.
Stomping the stage in a tangle of hair and a blur of motion, her high-octane live show is the result of years of searching for that perfect primal pulse that connects humans on the dance floor.
Producer based in Barcelona, Spain.
Bogota-born, Barcelona-based Adriana Lopez is one of techno’s most prominent and in-demand artists and is considered a pioneer and key figure in the Colombian electronic scene.
Producer based in Bristol, UK.
Producer and vocalist Amy Kisnorbo returns to her UK roots, landing in Bristol last year having spent the last 5 years honing her DJ skills and playing out under her moniker Alchemist in Australia. Becoming a mainstay of the warehouse and boutique festival scenes supporting a host of local and international talent, including acts such as Amit, Djinn, Fixate, Headland, J:Kenzo, Shades and VIVEK.
Producer based in Berlin, Germany.
Spanish-born, Berlin-based Alienata is a self-described sound obsessive whose sets span obscure Electro, ACID, dub, IDM, dark disco, jakbeat, hypnotic techno, industrial atmospheres, breakbeat, cosmic jazz , UK, Detroit, Chicago influences and crazy sounds in general.
Producer based in New Zealand.
Representing Aotearoa’s Junglist massive with the proper heart business. Ali sees her longtime drum and bass obsession as a way of life rather than a ‘taste in music’. Stoked to call Kaitiaki records home in 2022. All the while quietly curating the Totally Roasted Digital catalogue. straight up, Alion is a insane bitch that doesn’t know when to quit.
Producer based in Sydney, Australia.
Alison Wonderland architects a world of her own design as its chief author, creator, and voice. The Sydney-born and Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter, producer and DJ first emerged in 2009, and since then her sound has quietly inched towards mainstream ubiquity as the sonic sorceress received the “Highest Female DJ Billing Ever at Coachella” label, captured #1 on the Billboard Top Dance/Electronic Albums Chart twice consecutively, headlined sold out arenas around the globe plus headlined stages at the biggest festivals in the world, and to date has clocked upwards of 500 million streams.
Producer based in London, UK.
Visionary artist who looks to the future and the underground rave scene for inspiration. A skilled and talented selector whose performances and productions are energetic, engaging and captivating.
Producer based in Antwerp, Belgium.
One would be hard pressed to find another artist whose meteoric rise parallels that of Belgium’s most exciting new export, Amelie Lens. She has, in a little more than a year, soared from relative anonymity to one of todays most in-demand DJ/Producers the world over. Lens’ rise to the top may seem to have happened in the blink of an eye, but her work ethic, composure at the controls, crowd engagement and an incredible prowess in the studio have proven to be the perfect ingredients for her swift ascent to the apex of her trade. With her debut release on Italian imprint Lyase gaining a massive amount of attention, Amelie seized the moment and quickly delivered her first release on Pan-Pot’s highly lauded label Second State and followed shortly after with a stellar EP on one of the undergrounds most championed outfits ARTS. At the same time her releases started to flow consistently on high level labels, Amelie started her own event EXHALE at Labyrinth Club where she invites todays hottest acts as well as her “All Night Long” sets which prove she embodies an equal mastery to that of her peers with years more experience. With these critical foundations laid, it was no time before she began headlining the industries most acclaimed events. From Awakenings and Circoloco to today’s best clubs like DC-10 Lens commands an intense touring schedule trotting to all corners of the globe on a weekly basis. As if it wasn’t apparent after all this, Amelie is just getting going and there seems to be no decrease in her pursuit of world wide dance floor domination.
Producer based in Germany.
Anja Schneider is a DJ, producer, radio broadcaster, label boss, tireless creative force and mentor. Currently, two years into her Sous Music project, Anja continues to operate as one of electronic music’s most vital artists.
Producer based in Spain.
The last 18 months have seen the talented Brazilian-born artist ANNA reach new heights with productions such as ‘Hidden Beauties’ and her powerful remix of Jon Hopkins ‘Singularity’, garnering acclaim from every corner of the industry, and achieving large streaming numbers on Spotify. New music from ANNA has been huge in festival sets for many world-leading techno DJs all summer. Then there was the richly deserved Essential Mix for the BBC that started 2019 off right, as the Brazilian distilled 20 years of DJing experience into an inspiring two-hour techno masterclass. DJ Mag rightly recognised her talents, putting her on the cover of their North American edition in February, a nod to the breakaway impact she’s had on that region. On the production front, she’s dropped critically acclaimed music on virtually every significant label in techno, including Hotflush, Drumcode, Novamute, Clash Lion, Sapiens, Domino with her Jon Hopkins remix, plus a new original for Tale of Us on Afterlife. Her relationship with Kompakt continues to reap fruits. Following on from the success of ‘Hidden Beauties’ that was acclaimed by Pitchfork and judged one of 2018’s Top Tracks by Mixmag, she released the stirring ‘Remembrance’ EP, highlighted by ‘When I Am Only A Dream’. In August this year, she released a very special collaboration with Kittin titled ‘Forever Ravers’ – which is already being heralded as ‘techno track of the year’ by a number of media platforms and certainly an anthem for our times.
Producer based in Los Angeles, USA.
Hailing from Sydney, Anna Lunoe continuously breaks boundaries as a DJ, radio host, producer, vocalist, and curator in the dance scene. Starting as a radio host on Australia’s FBi community radio, Anna quickly rose to prominence on the airwaves with her track selections and charismatic presence. She soon emerged as one of the best DJ’s amidst Australia’s bourgeoning dance scene. After dominating the festivals, airwaves, and clubs of Australia, in 2012 Anna made the move to Los Angeles to continue to build her career. She released her debut Anna Lunoe & Friends EP, establishing herself as not only an exceptional DJ, but producer as well. The A side track “Real Talk” maintained a No. 1 spot on Beatport’s Indie Dance chart for four months straight and the B Side “I Met You”, a collaboration with a then relatively unknown Flume, amassed millions of streams. From there she bounced from one forward thinking club banger to the next releasing on Fools Gold, Mad Decent, OWSLA, Ultra, and Spinnin’ while simultaneously becoming a crowd favorite in the USA live circuit, appearing at festivals throughout the US including Coachella, Lollapalooza, Electric Forest, and EDC Las Vegas, where she was the first solo female act to play the main stage.
Producer based in New York/Los Angeles, USA.
Anna Morgan is a producer, DJ, label head, and curator moving between NYC & LA. She is a connoisseur of globally minded low-end frequencies exploring the junction of urban and tribal. She is Co-founder of the NYC based Worst Behavior Recs Label/Promo company, as well as a curator/contributor to the Footwork Jungle Blog. As a DJ and producer she highlights urban diasporic stories while catering to dance enthusiasts, spanning a variety of genres.