LIVE SHOW SCHEDULE  WED, 18 MAY: MANILA COMMUNITY RADIO (18:00-21:00 GMT+8) WED, 25 MAY: MANILA COMMUNITY RADIO (17:00-18:00 GMT+8) • FUTUR:ST (22:30-02:00 GMT+8)THU, 26 MAY: REFUGE WORLDWIDE (TBC)  
Manila Community Radio Women’s Month at MCR: Boogie

On location at Boogie in Poblacion with MCR’s first special show for Women's Month featuring Versailles’ breakbeast selections spanning hip-house and ghettotech.



HuffPost

Marcos’s Burial and the Cancer of Philippine Politics

A piece I wrote when I was twenty-two years old. “This solidarity is something our country so needs. I stand amongst many Filipinos today who revoke Marcos's hero status. Marcos is not our hero. We shall never forget.”


Refuge Worldwide

Residency: Apr 2022 w/ Duality

Duality takes over with his neo-soul, R’n’B, lovers rock, and leftfield pop selections, to complement Versailles’ ragga opener.

Manila Community Radio
“Perception is Real, The Truth is Not”: Dissecting ‘The Kingmaker’

A panel discussion dissecting The Kingmaker, a documentary on former Philippine First Lady, Imelda Marcos, and her controversial family, covering the semiotics and semantics of the film in the context of the 2022 presidential elections.



Manila Community Radio
Panel Discussion: Women in Cycling →

This panel discussion spotlights women's perspectives in the culture of cycling with panellists lending their insight on the gender gap in cycling, "low-car living," media portrayal of women cyclists, and their role in advocacy.



Refuge Worldwide

Residency: Mar 2022

Jazz, beats, and downtempo for Versailles monthly kicker.  



Mixmag Asia
Electronic Filipino Women and Queer DJs Who Are Fighting The Fundamental Lack

With the restart of the capital's nightlife, here are more talents on the sweatbox you need to know.



Manila Community Radio
Morning Music

A Monday morning special on Cultural Learnings with easy listening jams to ease into the week.



Dead Air Podcast
Irreversible x Sai Versailles

Episode 43 of Dead Air Podcast invites multimedia journalist and DJ Sai Versailles to discuss Gaspar Noe’s controversial 2002 film “Irreversible.”



Refuge Worldwide
Residency: Feb 2022

Versailles returns for her monthly show with the latest jazz, pop, hip-hop, and R’n’B digs.



About

Sai Versailles is a multimedia journalist with beats covering art and design, business, music, urbanism, and politics. Her reporting has appeared on Vice, Munchies, CNN, Courier, and more. She is also the curator of the newsletter and radio show, Cultural Learnings.

Under her DJ artist name Versailles, Sai traverses a range of genres with especially deep crates of percussive and hypnotic electronic music. Cultural Learnings is a monthly show on Manila Communtiy Radio, featuring panel discussions on culture and selections in film music, among others.

For her Refuge Worldwide residency, Versailles covers a spectral library of music where “rhythm and beat coalsece,” such in jazz, hip-hop, R’n’B, soul, beats, and dub.

Sai earned an MPhil from the University of Oxford.


Press

Feature
Mixmag Asia, 2022.


Podcast interview
Dead Air Podcast, 2022


Interview
Mixmag Asia, 2021.

Feature
Out Of Print, 2021.


Podcast Interview
Monday Off Radio, 2020


Feature
nolisoli.ph, 2019.




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