There’s a captivating duality to the music of Nelly, a Netherlands-based producer and deejay with Indonesian roots. When behind the DJ booth, Nelly distils dark musical forces into high energy sets, rich in atmosphere and dense with emotion. Impactful hypnotism, explosive rave, stylish trance and growling machines colour her powerful sets, and make for moments of true escapism and non-stop physical workouts. Away from the club, Nelly threads fluid musical stories that draw on a wide array of genres. They explore the darker side of her psyche and investigate the diasporic nature of her family history. Her storytelling audiovisual projects, mixtapes and photography draw on intergenerational trauma and how to deal with it.