DROID BLOG ARCHIVE - May, 2010

May 20, 2010

D-Node 099: James Patrick [Timefog] Live/DJ Hybrid Set

James Patrick is a composer, artist, DJ, producer, promoter, and educator (busy guy) working out of Minneapolis. He's been making music for over a decade and blessed Timefog with its first release, his Meat Hooks EP, last year. For this installment of D-Node he contributed a live/DJ hybrid set, a work evolving through his performances in Minneapolis and elsewhere. Download Mix -- See Other Podcasts Here's what he had to say about it: We were opening up for Skoozbot a...

May 18, 2010

Online Spend Time w/ Justin Long [Dotbleep / Chicago]

If you are reading this blog i think its safe to say you are fans of the internet....as are we. In an attempt to bring the artists closer to the listeners we have decided to ask LA favorite and past Droid guest Justin Long a few questions about how he spends his time online (via youtube of course). Justin hails from Chicago, the birthplace of House and has generously applied the inspiration of his city to the music he produces, plays, listens, loves, eats sleeps, and breathes. His bent id...

May 13, 2010

D-Node 098: Andrew Kevins vs. Easy Lee at Zanzibar

Andrew and Easy debut their Midwest-bred set for the LA crowd at FI / Droid Presents Technique. April 13, 2010. Bios below. Lee Doerr: Having played in jazz & rock bands from an early age, Lee became fully immersed in electronic music while working as DJ and Music Director at 88.9FM WERS in Boston, MA. In 2006 Lee moved to Chicago, where his long-held influences of jazz, world and soul music became focused through the lens of techno & house under the tutelage of the city's infamous Na...

May 10, 2010

Friendly Integration + Droid host TECHNIQUE 5.11

CLICK HERE TO RSVP ON FB TECHNIQUE is very proud to welcome Friendly Integration / Droid Behavior as they host a night of funky and futuristic electro, techno, house and experimental. Special selectors featuring: JERRY ABSTRACT // Shitkatapult Musick / Decibel / Seattle // Jerry Abstract completely encompasses electronic music in his lifestyle as a DJ, Producer, Remixer, Designer, Promoter and Friend to the community. He's the Creative Director of the Decibel Festival, consults pr...

May 5, 2010

D-Node 097: Santiago Salazar – Lucid Mix

Santiago Salazar AKA DJ S2 has been DJing in LA since the early 90s. He took some time away from the city to join Detroit's legendary Underground Resistance crew. Since his return to the LA scene he's put out a number of 12-inch releases, most notably with Estaban Adame as Ican for Planet E and Ican Productions. Along with John Mendez (Silent Servant, Jasper) he runs Historia y Violencia, which just put out a release by Raiz (yes, Acid Circus' new moniker). Santiago contributed this mix to th...

May 4, 2010

Interview with Carlos Giffoni OF NO FUN ACID / NYC

Brooklyn noise artist Carlos Giffoni made his way to Brooklyn from Venezuela via Miami and has spent the last decade building up a catalogue of experimental sound excursions using both digital and increasingly analog production techniques. He created and operates Brooklyn's annual No Fun Fest (funded yearly on credit cards, I've read), as well as the label No Fun Productions, which put out my favorite release of 2009. His latest album, Severance on Hospital Productions passes on noise aggressi...