DROID BLOG TAG - Podcast

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...

April 14, 2016

D-Node 284: Ryogo Yamamori | 951beat

Rising Tokyo-based talent Ryogo Yamamori provides this week's mix. In the early '90s he fell in love with the now-classic magic of Midwest techno and at the end of the decade started diving into solo production work. By 2011 he started the label 951beat and saw his tracks put on by some of techno's top DJs, while releasing on labels and performing around the world including Josh Wink's Ovum imprint. His set for D-Node gets into electrified, psychedelic territory, more hypnotic journey tha...

September 24, 2015

D-Node 276: D-Knox | Sonic Mind

D-Knox represents the Kalamazoo artists who got started in the late '80s and came to prominence in the mid '90s on labels like Black Nation and his own Sonic Mind, an influential imprint pushing a hard and funky Midwest sound for about 20 years now. D-Knox is about hard-hitting funk, and this week he shares the latest snapshot of the sound that's taken him around the world, funky but still hard, hard without churning in aggression, deep without drowning, it's highly functional dance music. ...

August 25, 2015

D-Node 274: Xara | Burst

Frankfurt DJ/producer/remixer Xara has released on labels like Harthouse and Brood Audio, and soon with the Burst techno collective. Her set for D-Node reveals a love for the dark and atmospheric side of this music, and the tracklist highlights some of the top techno artists working in this capacity. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist Acronym - 16 Cygni Exium - Fenomen Irradiation - Wave Function ( Evirgen Remix ) Rod - RSPCT Acronym - Mimmers Brunn / Realisati...

August 6, 2015

D-Node 273: Ciren | 4 Track Records

Ciren is a Southern California based producer, resident DJ and curator at the prolific Technostate events with remixes on CLR and Mekanism Records (France). Forthcoming releases include an EP on 4 Track Records and a remix on Illegal Alien Records. He turns in a mix on the darker side, including his own remix of DJ Hyperactive. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist 1. Radiance - Cryptik 2. Flexable - Mr. G 3. Broken Fridge - HD Substance 4. In Tension - Flug 5. Inv...

June 18, 2015

D-Node 269: Bryan Chapman

Living in seclusion in southern England, Bryan Chapman is a part of the conveyor of talent that hails from this ever growing, under current of modern techno that is found on the shores of the south coast of England. Now an established name amongst the new breed of producers breaking through, with releases on Enemy, 8 Sided Dice, H. Productions, and Bouq., Bryan has earned a reputation for making no-nonsense, heavy-weight tracks that have seen his music supported by taste-makers across the te...

June 4, 2015

D-Node 268: Jon Hester | EDEC

Jon Hester got his start in the midwest US, living in Chicago, Minneapolis, and connecting with Detroit. His intuition as a DJ taps his experience as a classically-trained musician and self-taught dancer. After years on the dance floor, he took to the decks in 1999, going on to work in a record shop, manage his own events, and hold residencies that developed his sound. Based in Berlin since 2010, he has released on his EDEC label and the New York/Berlin-based L.A.G. imprint. He has been sele...