DROID BLOG ARCHIVE - April, 2014

April 23, 2014

D-Node 243: Oscar Mulero | Pole Group

This week we're pleased to share a set from Oscar Mulero, a longtime figure in the international techno scene and a constant fixture in the tracklists of excellent DJ sets. Entering the Madrid scene in the '80s, he came to international recognition through early appearances at Barcelona's Sónar festival, and since then has been recognized for his Djing abilities and to play around the world. He's best known for his hard techno sound, but also has put out records that are more oriented toward...

April 16, 2014

D-Node 242: Submerge Live at Tresor

Submerge, AKA Orlando Solis, is a DJ/producer from Chicago who also runs the Impact Mechanics label, a name he also uses for live performance. His releases on the harder side of techno have come out on Impact Mechanics, Nachtstrom Schallplatten, and Mote Evolver, among other labels. Submerge's mix this week comes through supporter Allen & Heath's Xone:DB4 mixer, recorded at Tresor Berlin. The use of the mixer would have to be the set's technical highlight, as he cuts through mixes and pushes...

April 10, 2014

D-Node 241: Joel Morgan | Blank Code

Part of the label and collective Blank Code, Detroit native Joel Morgan has evolved from a more minimal-oriented sound (with several releases on his own Mintec Musik to a more rugged, driving techno that finds its place among today's network of fans and DJs. This week's mix spotlights his sound, which can also serve as a preview of more to come when he joins Regis, Oscar Mulero, Cell Injection, Dustin Zahn, Kyle Geiger and more this May at Interface 47 | Scene 22 in Detroit. Do...

April 4, 2014

D-Node 240: Mark Morris | Ketra Records

Italian DJ/producer Mark Morris has released on labels like M_Rec, Naked Lunch, and Starkstrom Schallplatten, but has shifted focus to his own label, Ketra Records. As a DJ he's toured Europe and South America, and is now based in the land of techno DJs, Berlin. The sound we get in this mix is that quality techno you've come to expect, featuring some interesting additions like Vatican Shadow, a Surgeon remix of Mogwai, and several of Morris' own tracks, signing it with his own sound. ...