Courtesy investigates the threat to Georgia's club scene for Mixmag

“This piece was originally intended to be a feature about fast-rising Danish DJ Najaaraq Vestbirk, aka Courtesy, who was booked to play in the Georgian capital Tbilisi. But a few days before her visit, hundreds of heavily armed special forces (‘Spetsnaz’) stormed Bassiani and Cafe Gallery, two of the city’s best clubs, leading to protests outside the country’s parliament and world-wide media attention. Vestbirk (a former journalist) and Mixmag writer Kit Macdonald scrapped the original plan and decided to use the trip to look into what’s going on in Georgia right now. This is what they found.”

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