It’s been a long time coming.

Earlier tonight, Glaswegian producer Nightwave DJed a Boiler Room broadcast from Paris.

Check it out! It’s great. But, apparently, a lot of those tuning in were not feeling it. Or, at least not feeling the fact that Nightwave is a woman. She took to Twitter to react to the nonsense.

Boiler Room has certainly had plenty of experience with this kind of talk in the chat portion of their livestreams, but seem to have finally had enough. They’ve also taken to Twitter to denounce this kind of behavior: “Talking smack on genres or tech is whatever, lame but part for the course. Misogyny / transphobia / racism / anything else personal is 10000% unacceptable.”

They have also responded to a few personal accounts saying they have plans to hire moderators to protect the comment section and “shut down the abuse”.

FACT has reached out to Boiler Room for further comment as this story develops.

For further proof Nightwave is the shit, revisit her FACT Mix from 2015 and check out the rest of her glorious shut down of the Boiler Room chat trolls below.

Update: Gabriel Szatan, host and programmer at Boiler Room, spoke to FACT about the problems in the comment section during Nightwave’s set and in previous sessions:

“We obviously can’t just shut down any comment when someone is like, ‘They fucked up that mix, that song is shit’ but we can’t allow straight up vile transphobic, misogynistic, racist things to carry on. We’re scratching our heads on determining how to monitor it but we know that today is the line in the sand. It [will be] difficult, but that’s not to absolve ourselves. As the biggest live streaming company in the underground that should stand [up] for its liberal values, we know now that it’s our responsibility to lead the field.”



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