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D-Node 112: DJ Hyperactive | 4track

A Chicago original and skilled DJ since the late 80s, Hyperactive has pushed an evolving sound across the borders of house and techno and has nearly 2 decades of smashing releases to his name. Since the late 90s he’s run 4 Track Records out of Los Angeles. He’s put together this excellent mix of 4 Track’s latest, some of the year’s techno gems, and a few classics that will never die.


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We asked Hyperactive to highlight a few tracks from his mix.

Truncate – Truncate.21 – 4 Track Records

Jerkin, jackin, techno track with a crazy ass sub b-line that breaks through and raises all kinds of havoc. Great brief filter sections that help transition this track throughout. There’s an arsenal of Truncate missiles all in launch mode for the months to come.

Eric Ryan – The Hunted (original mix) – 4 Track Recordings

Stalking minimal number, hence the title. One of my favs of the bunch. This will be this guy’s first release, believe it or not. Remixes to follow on this one as well…

SLS – Beyond The Orbit – (original mix) – Klap Klap

Great drummy track with some 808 elements ringing throughout. The other track on this release is tight as well.

Advent – ItOneJah (Surgeon Remix) – Internal

I’ve played this track from the get go, and it’s never left my record bag, and I finally ripped a digital copy of it because the vinyl is almost unplayable. Apart from his Soma release or early Ideal releases, this maybe my favorite track of his. Crazy drums, energy, build up, all that…

Adonis – No Way Back (Advent Remix) – Trax

Another oldie I can’t get away from. Great uptempo version of maybe one of my favorite old school acid tracks from back in the day.

Full Tracklist
Ben Klock – Wolf/ Original Mix – Ostgut Ton
Tommy Four Seven, Chris Liebing – Bauhaus/ Mallet Mix – Bauhaus
Truncate – Truncate.6 – tba
Ellen Allien – Go/ Marcel Dettmann Remix – Bpitch Control
Donor – Confine/ Original Mix – Stroboscopic Artefacts
Gary Beck – Ferenze/ Original Mix – Soma
Hans Bouffmyhre – No Reason/ Audio Injection Remix – Sleaze Records
Monoloc – Nohouse/ Xhin Remix – Sleaze Records
SLS(Samuel L Session) – Set the Time/ Original Mix – Klap Klap
Truncate – Truncate.21/ Original Mix – 4 Track Records
DJ Hyperactive – Monodynanik/ Original Mix – Missile
Eric Ryan – the Hunted/ Original Mix – 4 Track Records
SLS(Samuel L Session) – Set the Drums/ Original Mix – Klap Klap
Planetary Assault Systems – Hold It/ Original Mix – Ostgut Ton
Truncate – Truncate.26 (Concentrate) tba
xFive – Perceptron – TanH
Pfirter – Arcon/ Original Mix – Stroboscopic Artefacts
Audio Injection – I’ve Fallen/ Original Mix – Droid Records
Advent – ItOneJah (Surgeon Remix) – Internal
Adonis – No Way Back (Advent Remix) – Trax
DJ Hyperactive – Music Box – 4 Track Records
Maetrik-Maceo Plex – Fabrick/ Original Mix – Resopal Schallware
Guy Gerber – Stoppage Time/ Reshuffle Remix – Bedrock Records

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16 Responses to “D-Node 112: DJ Hyperactive | 4track”

  • phrxbx says:

    5 stars mix ! Thanks

  • super super dope mix!! 😀

  • Tex-Rec says:

    What for an great podcast episode. Bomba 🙂

  • zaklady says:

    I think you got talent in your writing and podcast choices

  • happy face says:

    Hyperactive still in the game and doing it right!!

  • laisaing says:

    perfect track selection 😀

  • Anonymous says:

    put this on my blog list

  • 網頁設計 says:

    Keep the faith

  • Tomio says:

    amazing…can’t wait to see those 4track records out!

  • Anonymous says:

    this is exactly the kind of stuff i am looking for 🙂 thanks for this

  • The ex-chicago SAMOAN ACID STOMPER !!!this MIX RULES!!! SAW THIS GUY BACK IN THE 90’S 100+ TIMES LIVE PA’S + DJ SETS he really is a legend !!!!!!!Thanks a lot man we still miss him here. PEACE

  • Catherine says:

    i cant belive.. the beat in need to brathe.. feel.. thank you all for dont forget about me.. and make the music..thank you

  • cjbxz says:

    cot dayum this mix delivers

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