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November 21, 2017

D-Node 303: Subversive | VRV

Leading into this weekend's 15-year anniversary at Interface, Subversive drops a mix to take you through the deep and dubby, hypnotic acid and jacking highs. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist 1 möd3rn - Mö 17 - [Möd3rn Records] 2 Absent - Sound of Mako - [Absent] 3 Z.I.P.P.O - Inconstant Universe - [FIDES] 4 Gareth Wild - MSK - [EarToGround Records] 5 Leiras - Cuneiform - [Ownlife] 6 GONZALO MD - Violent Environment - [Knotweed Records] 7 Jamie An...

November 6, 2017

D-Node 302: Raíz | VRV

D-node breaks the silence with a varied mix by the podcast's curators, Raíz. After years of publishing countless techno sets from every corner of the globe from up and coming artists and established veterans alike there seemed to be very few places left to go and even less truly new and exciting music to share. D-node went on hiatus while the Droid and VRV members took a collective step back to hone in their skills in other areas of sound and production. Now nearly 12 months later a carefull...

January 5, 2017

D-Node 301: He/aT

We're kicking off 2017 with this mix from He/aT. He/aT is the DJ/producer/label rebirth of Chris Finke, best known from the Flux Recordings label, the amazing Split Radio Show with Ben Sims, and Birmingham's Atomic Jam. Hardwax has chosen to translate He/aT as "Killer Techno," and it's an apt, concise description for this mix, featuring several of He/aT's own tracks, including the latest heater on Krill Music. In addition to He/aT solo tracks, he also has the Kintsugi Soundsystem project wit...

December 16, 2016

D-Node 300: 138 Live in Ghent

138 is the Whittier-based (Los Angeles) live duo of Billy Garcia and Nathan Valle, who run the label TXTRL. This set was recorded at the first show of their fall tour for Rimbu Presents MORD label night in Ghent, Belgium. It’s an all-analogue hardware improvised live set, speaking to various modes of techno, from bleeps, shuffles, slamming bass, and the jacking heat analogue improv techno has to offer. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Related Media

December 1, 2016

D-Node 299: Yukimasa | Force

Tokyo-based Yukimasa actually began his music career in '90s Anaheim, California, and his sights eventually turned to techno with DJing and event promotion, specifically around the Tokyo-based "Force" events. His mix for D-Node is both hard and hypnotic, showcasing the continuous hypnotism of artists like Mike Parker, featuring tracks by PAS, Rødhåd, Marco Shuttle, and more. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist 1. No Knowledge of Sorrow or Regret_Varg (Abdulla Ras...

November 17, 2016

D-Node 298: Uun | Ego Death

This week we're pleased to share a unique live PA of original music by Uun, including sounds from Ego Death 002, out December 2. The music's a perfect balance of hypnotic, hard, and dance floor tuned techno. Download | Other Recent Podcasts About Uun Coming up in the music scene of Kansas City, Uun (Ryan Malony) crafted his love for the darker edges of sound as a guitarist and drummer in multiple Metal and Hardcore bands before turning his focus to techno. Both his ear...

October 27, 2016

D-Node 297: KosmiK | Black Lodge

LA-based Black Lodge is one of the most interesting names in American techno right now, and resident KosmiK provides this mix of unreleased tracks from himself and others of the Black Lodge Clan, as well as a few tracks from influences and artists they respect. The mix spends plenty of time in a dark, brooding space that helps draw connections from the Black Lodge namesake. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist KOSMIK - THE BLACK LODGE [UNRELEASED] CLAUDE YOUNG - T...