DROID BLOG ARCHIVE - May, 2013

May 29, 2013

D-Node 202: Myk Derill | RE(FORM)

Myk Derill's approach fuses dub zones and experimental noise-scapes into a mix that is both hard and spaced-out; a hypnotic, repetitive field that melts from one track into another. As a producer he's proven himself on RE(FORM), Fluxus, Knotweed, Steadfast, and more labels, and this week he shares a set for the 202nd episode of D-Node. Enjoy. Download | See Other Podcasts

May 23, 2013

Interface 42 + Droid Behavior In Detroit | 5.26

Droid Behavior makes its collective presence once again in Detroit this year. The techno heavy weekend will have heavy representation from key artists of the genre flying in from every corner of the globe to debut their craft at the 2013 Detroit Movement festival. First off Drumcell will perform at this years CLR Detroit 2013: Official Movement After-party at St. Andrews Hall on Saturday night alongside Chris Liebing, Radio Slave, Tommy Four Seven and more. Sunday night Dr...

May 23, 2013

D-Node 201: Angel Alanis | Slap Jaxx

This week we present a set from Angel Alanis, who's been putting out techno and house tracks, mixes, and remixes since the mid '90s, on too many quality labels to list here. A DJ since the age of 14, he's collaborated with DJ Pierre as Afro-Acid and Steve Parker on the D-Form Recordings label, among other projects. He's steeped in techno history but up-to-date with the latest sounds, a great DJ for those who know and a discovery for any who didn't. SoundCloud | Beatport | Twitter ...

May 16, 2013

D-Node 200: Subversive Live at Interface 41

Subversive has been a part of Droid since its inception. Fans who have witnessed his sets over the years will know him for his deep track selection and engaging mixing style, influenced by the late '90s sounds and techniques of Detroit, Berlin, and Birmingham. These past years he's released under his name, Roque Hernandez, on S2's Historia y Violencia label, and most recently with Voiski as Deception Plan on Construct Re-Form, an alliance made during his years in Paris. For the monumental...

May 15, 2013

Objekt + Raíz at Futra | 5.16

CLICK HERE FOR EVENT INFO ON FACEBOOK Thursday 16th May 2013 / Futra presents Objekt (US Debut) Objekt Objekt is TJ Hertz’s adventures in machine music built to make subs rattle and feet wiggle; a convoluted mess of elektrology and teknology, 3-step, bass-core, post windmill, proto-minimal wankstep, gondola, shithouse, acid wonk, no more, no less. What began as two unassuming whitelabels at the start of 2011 has led to a bewildering, pan-genre spaceship ride through internation...

May 9, 2013

D-Node 199: Gonzalo MD | Knotweed

Argentine DJ/producer Gonzalo MD got his start as a DJ at the age of 16, developing a personal style fusing Detroit, dub, and darker techno. Currently resident DJ at the prominent Buenos Aires club Cocoliche, he's released his first 12" on French label Knotweed Records and has two vinyls forthcoming on new Berlin label Ressort Imprint, as well as another slated for Knotweed. His mix for D-Node this week gets various elements of his sound in, with a slower and deeper vibe evolving into a more...

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...