DROID BLOG ARCHIVE - October, 2013

October 31, 2013

D-Node 223: Giorgio Gigli | EDLX + Zooloft

This week we present a mix of dark, hypnotic techno from Italian DJ/producer Giorgio Gigli. Giorgio Gigli's sound is the result of a continuous, exploratory evolution through electronic dance music, inspired by the austere, distant, deep, and noir. Grounded by a strong ambient sensibility and a spatially-aware approach to developing sounds and feelings, his music is sculptural, reflexive, and trippy. Gigli's aesthetic is expressed throughout his label Zooloft Records, as well as his la...

October 24, 2013

D-Node 222: Flug | Sleaze + Enemy + MindTrip

Barcelona-based Argentine producer/DJ Flug has been on record since 2002, when he co-founded the Luxury Grooves imprint and put out music as Jr Lopez. He's gone on to release well-received techno records as Flug on international labels such as Pfirter's MindTrip Music, Dustin Zahn's Enemy Records, and Hans Bouffmyhre's Sleaze, among others. His sound is both atmospheric and focused, using repetition and paced transformations to impose a hypnotic state on the listener. His mix for D-Node show...

October 17, 2013

D-Node 221: Philippe Petit | Decision Making Theory

Philippe Petit is originally from Brussels, Belgium. His background is in the rock scene of the '80s, more specifically punk and metal. While playing the guitar in several bands and promoting the US punk/metal/hardcore scene on the Belgian National radio, he also started DJing. At first mainly eclectic music, hip hop and funk as well as some NY garage house, he then slowly shifted to deep house and techno, thanks mainly to Jeff Mills and the Detroit electronic musicians who opened his eyes...

October 10, 2013

D-Node 220: Roberto Capuano | Drumcode

Italian DJ/producer Roberto Capuano got into electronic music production before he was a teenager, but his first prominent release came in 2009 with the "Got You" 12" on MKT Records. Capuano's own style continued to evolve with the developing techno landscape including releases on Elegant Bit, Monique, and elsewhere, and last year he had a blow-up track with "T4," off his collaborative EP with Markantonio on Analytic Trail. This year he's released the "Vertigo" EP on Drumcode and the digita...

October 3, 2013

D-Node 219: Craft | Twice as Proper

NYC native Craft got started DJing as a teenager in the mid-'90s and by the end of the decade was also producing. In NYC he's behind the Twice as Proper events, with over 250 shows in the past six years. Alongside international bookings and a run of releases and remixes across a long list of labels, Craft is recently and widely known for his Feed the Raver podcast show hosted with Jenny Arredondo, which features interviews with DJs from around the world. This week Craft delivers a dark ...

October 1, 2013

Droid European Tour / Fall 2013

This year's European Tour includes a full Droid showcase at Berghain in Berlin as well as the international debut of the Interface series during ADE week in Amsterdam. Drumcell / Truncate / Raíz / Luis FLores / DJ Hyperactive Wed, 02 Oct 2013 - Drumcell Gotec CLub, KARLSRUHE, GERMANY Fri, 04 Oct 2013 – Truncate AUM Presents, BIRMINGHAM, UK Sat, 05 Oct 2013 - Drumcell Factory, Milano, Italy Sat, 05 Oct 2013 – Drumcell / Raíz / Luis FLores / DJ Hyperactive Bergh...