November 28, 2014

Droid Behavior presents PRIME w/ Drumcell (date of manufacture) | 12.18

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July 11, 2013

D-Node 207: Pinion | Perc Trax

Bobby Dowell has a sound that's both dark and human. With releases on Droid, Soma, Slap Jaxx, and elsewhere he's developed an approach that keeps thing moody and moving at the same time. His recent work as Pinion, including a release for Per Trax, adopts an industrial edge, taking the classic feel of screeching materials in heavy friction and driving it with the rhythms of contemporary techno. His mix for D-Node as Pinion takes a walk down that industrial plank, mixing the raw, moving tec...

June 13, 2013

D-Node 203: Go Hiyama | Blank Records

Go Hiyama entered the techno world in the mid-'90s, influenced by the exemplary sounds of YMO, Kraftwerk, Jeff Mills, Fumiya Tanaka, Warp, Subvoice, and others. He's since become a consistent presence on the Japanese techno scene, with a long list of uncompromising tracks on labels like Perc Trax, Token, Planet Rhythm, Coda, and his own Blank Records. His mix for D-Node projects the hard techno aesthetic. [audio:http://droidbehavior.com/Podcast_Sets/Random/dnode203-go.mp3] Downlo...

May 1, 2013

D-Node 198: Material Object Live at Tresor

Berlin's Material Object makes music with a VCO dial in one hand and a mouse in the other. With releases on Droid, Perc, FAX, Silent Steps, and others, he's grown in recognition over the past few years to tour the globe with his blend of percussive and darker edged techno. This year he's collaborating with Luis Flores as Impact Unit, playing at Berlin CTM show alongside Atom TM, and performing a solo live set at Labyrinth. On March 23, Material Object performed an energetic set at Tresor Ber...

January 16, 2013

D-Node 186: Mick Finesse | Perc Trax

Denver-based Mick Finesse, AKA Stephen Penders, has made his way into the international spotlight this past year with brilliant releases on Perc Trax (Tunnel Vision) and Broken20 (Spatial Anxiety). Fitting the Perc Trax sound, his output calls upon the best of industrial techno, IDM, and contemporary cutting edge electronics for a danceable sound that can range from brutal to serene. The mix he's prepared for Droid pulls from the leaders in this sound, starting with some murky, overdriven...

October 25, 2012

D-Node 177: Perc Live at PRIME

This summer Droid welcomed back UK artist Perc for our PRIME event, part of a Perc Trax show including Jeff Derringer. Just as we did last October, we proudly present an excerpt of Perc's hard and relentless set that shook PRIME's crowd to the core. It's intense from the first moment. [audio:http://droidbehavior.com/Podcast_Sets/PRIME/dnode177-perc.mp3] Download | See Other Podcasts Selected Media

August 2, 2012

D-Node 167: Jeff Derringer Live at Interface 36 (Detroit) | Oktave

Jeff Derringer is a producer and performer based in Chicago. He is the resident and creative director of the Oktave project, which puts on events in both Chicago and New York. Jeff's first EP came out on New York's Subtrak label in the summer of 2010. He has since released three EPs on renowned UK label Perc Trax, as well as the forthcoming 'Deception' EP on Electric Deluxe, a collaboration with Droid Behavior's Raíz. To date, Jeff's music has been remixed by Claro Intelecto, Edit Selec...