Hanin Elias (Berlin)
Mostly known as the front-woman for Berlin’s definitive example of the digital hardcore movement, Atari Teenage Riot, as well as solo-releases under Digital Hardcore Recordings, Elias became a cult icon favored amongst artists like Kathleen Hanna, who cites her as inspiration, even mentioned her in the song Hot Topic. She is also known for establishing
Fatal Recordings, which increased female artist visibility with bands like The Vanishing, Phallus Über Alles, Kunst, and rapper Tara DeLong.
Hanin Elias’ solo-career includes notable collaborations and remixes from
Le Tigre, Alexander Hacke, Thurston Moore, J Masics, Alec Empire, Merzbow, TweakerRay, and Pigface, of whom she also performed with in 2005. Her recent single "DO YOU KNOW!!!!!!!” was released on MachineKUNT Records’ "Sanity is Slavery” compilation.
She’s been claimed as a "21st Century Punk Goddess” in Chicks on Speed’s 2006 feminist music retrospective "Girl Monster", which featured her
new album’s title track, "Get it Back”