DROID BLOG ARCHIVE - June, 2013

June 27, 2013

D-Node 205: Q’Hey | Torque Japan

A mainstay of the Japanese techno scene, Q'Hey's been a DJ since 1989. He's the primary organizer behind the fabled Reboot techno series at Maniac Love and the founder of Moon Age Recordings. In 2011 he founded BPM Japan (Be Positive Music) to benefit victims of the earthquake/tsunami. He's recently provided a remix on Jeff Mills' album "Where Light Ends" (featured in this mix), and this month he's released his new album "Core" on Japanese label Torque. The album mixes futuristic sounds a...

June 20, 2013

D-Node 204: JAK | SubSensory Records

Jack Coleman aka JAK has been playing and producing techno and house in the Northwest since the mid '90s. His moving sets along with his work as a producer/remixer for labels Torque (Japan), Fade, 530Techno, Subspec, KRecordings and his own imprint SubSensory have earned him a reputation as one of the most respected proponents of underground dance music in his region. He is also one of the main forces behind Portland's Closer Electronic Music Festival. Closer, which is now entering its 3r...

June 18, 2013

Out Now: DROID.17 | 25 HOURS EP

CLICK HERE FOR AUDIO CLIPS DROID.17 DJ Hyperactive – 25 Hours Available now on digital and where all Vinyl is sold. Tracks: A1. DJ Hyperactive – 25 Hours (original mix) B1. DJ Hyperactive – 25 Hours (Raíz remix) B2. DJ Hyperactive – 25 Hours (Markus Suckut mix) OVERVIEW: Droid Recordings presents a new 12" from DJ Hyperactive, whose jacking Chicago sound has evolved over the years into a deeper sound that maintains his signature infectious drive. On "25 Hours," a...

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. Download | See Other Podcasts Tracklist 1. Go Hiyama / Unreleased / ...

June 3, 2013

Droid Behavior presents PRIME w/ Luis Flores | 6.6

CLICK HERE FOR PRESALE TICKETS CLICK HERE FOR EVENT INFO ON FACEBOOK CLICK HERE FOR EVENT INFO ON RA Online Ticketing for Droid Behavior: PRIME w/ Luis Flores (Droid Rec. // Mex) powered by Eventbrite In an era of countless techno and house sub-genres, classifying Luis Flores’s sound is a difficult feat, and that is precisely its purpose. His personality and experience are present in every track he produces, where the normally inorganic techno manages to elicit large am...