DROID BLOG ARCHIVE - September, 2012

September 28, 2012

Droid European Tour / Fall 2012

The Droid team will embark on the fall leg of their 2012 European tour this coming week. Dates will include appearances by by Drumcell, Raíz and Truncate at Berghain in Berlin, ADE in Amsterdam, Fabric in London and various other cities such as Copenhagen, Barcelona, Lusalausanne, Stuttgart, etc. Full Schedule Below. Tues, 02 Oct 2012 - Drumcell Cocoon Club, FRANKFURT, GERMANY Fri, 05 Oct 2012 - Drumcell D!CLUB, LUSALAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND Sat, 06 Oct 2012 - Drumcell KOPFMUSI...

September 27, 2012

D-Node 174: Octave Live at PRIME

French techno producer Octave has grown to prominence over the past few years with heavy tracks on labels like Nachtstrom Schallplatten, Android Muziq, and his own Silent Steps. This week we present an hour and a half of relentless and inventive live techno, collected from the obliterated remains of one of our PRIME events a few months back. The tracklist shows some recent releases like "R2908" EP on Morgan Tomas's Reloading Records or the collaboration "Room 47" EP with Dolby-D on Nachtstro...

September 19, 2012

D-Node 173: Anthony Parasole | Deconstruct + Corner

This week Droid is pleased to present a set by NYC's Anthony Parasole. A Brooklyn native inspired by grimy New York street music and the legendary Storm Raves, Parasole naturally crossed over to the side of record collecting and DJing. From 2003 to 2007 he was a buyer for the important Brooklyn record store Halcyon, and in 2008 he launched the Deconstruct Music label with Levon Vincent. Parasole is a leader in NYC's contemporary cross-polination of techno and deep house, a sensitivity reflec...

September 18, 2012

Out Now: DROID.15 | MID LIFE VICES EP

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO CLIPS DROID.15 MODZ (Dustin Zahn & Material Object) – Mid Life Vices EP Available now on digital and where all Vinyl is sold. Tracks: A1. MODZ - Signals B1. MODZ - Promotion of Vice DIGITAL EXCLUSIVE: D1. MODZ - Prevention of Virtue OVERVIEW: MODZ is the highly anticipated collaboration between Dustin Zahn of Minneapolis' Enemy Records and Berlin-based producer Material Object, fresh from a more subdued collaboration with Pete Naml...

September 12, 2012

Interface 38: Denver GATF Official Afterparty | 9.15

Droid Behavior continues the Interface Tour de Force. This time we debut our 38th installment in Denver during the Great American Techno Festival. Droid residents Drumcell, Truncate, Raíz (live PA) and Dean Paul will perform. Video manipulation will be provided by Oktaform. The event will begin 1am Saturday night / Sunday morning and continue until the last raver drops. $15 tickets are currently available on http://www.residentadvisor.net. Entry cost for GATF pass holders will be $15 and $20...

September 10, 2012

Truncate on Fabric 66: Ben Klock + Drumcell / Luis Flores on Cocoon 2012: Joris Voorn

Ben Klock's highly anticipated Fabric mix surfaces in October and will feature two unreleased tracks from Droid recording artist Truncate. Fabric 66 shows a slightly different side of Klock. “I didn't want to include any of my ‘hits’ from my sets this time," he says. "The idea is more that you have something to discover when you listen.” By interspersing straight up techno tracks from the likes of James Ruskin and DVS1 with understated selections from Trevino, Burial and Alva Noto, Klo...

September 6, 2012

D-Node 172: Donor | Miniscule NY

Greg Schappert aka Donor was born in New York and has lived in Barcelona, Madrid, Tokyo and Brooklyn, where he currently resides. The head of Miniscule Records and now one of techno's more interesting producers, he was originally inspired by the sounds of mid to late '90s Birmingham, Berlin, Detroit, and New York. Donor currently works with labels such as Stroboscopic Artefacts, Semantica Records, Thema and Prosthetic Pressings. Donor on SoundCloud We're excited to present this hour fe...