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June 18, 2015

D-Node 269: Bryan Chapman

Living in seclusion in southern England, Bryan Chapman is a part of the conveyor of talent that hails from this ever growing, under current of modern techno that is found on the shores of the south coast of England. Now an established name amongst the new breed of producers breaking through, with releases on Enemy, 8 Sided Dice, H. Productions, and Bouq., Bryan has earned a reputation for making no-nonsense, heavy-weight tracks that have seen his music supported by taste-makers across the te...

June 4, 2015

D-Node 268: Jon Hester | EDEC

Jon Hester got his start in the midwest US, living in Chicago, Minneapolis, and connecting with Detroit. His intuition as a DJ taps his experience as a classically-trained musician and self-taught dancer. After years on the dance floor, he took to the decks in 1999, going on to work in a record shop, manage his own events, and hold residencies that developed his sound. Based in Berlin since 2010, he has released on his EDEC label and the New York/Berlin-based L.A.G. imprint. He has been sele...

May 23, 2015

D-Node 267: Ricardo Garduno | Illegal Alien

Mexican DJ/producer Ricardo Garduno runs Illegal Alien Records and has had his own music published on Brood Audio, Sleaze Records, Driving Forces, Machine Box and Impact Mechanics. His music is supported and played out by most of the DJs we've featured, and his mix for this week's D-Node contains a healthy sample of his own productions, giving a clear sample of his sound. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist Oscar Mulero - Mind-Body Interaction Ricardo Garduno - Sensi...

May 1, 2015

D-Node 266: Discrete Circuit | Mistress

Discrete Circuit is a Berlin-based production duo keeping alive the Detroit-Berlin connection. Inspired in large part by the influences they've encountered through their Away party series, Andreas and Szymon release on their own Away Music vinyl label, DVS1's Mistress Recordings, and now the esteemed Delsin with their Machine Code EP out in 3 weeks. Their 'Away' parties have included a partnership with Transmat, and this summer they're bringing back their monthly summer series with guest...

April 23, 2015

D-Node 265: Cochise | GND Records

French DJ/producer Cochise makes the tracks he wants to hear and play. The approach has served him well lately, with a strong run of EPs for GND: Radon, Thylacine, and Cligno. His sound fits right in with the breed of powerful, house-aware techno DJs, but his tracks stand out for their power on the floor. This excellent mix, showcasing some of his tracks and the world they complete, takes the point home. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist VSK - Commander of Nowhere ...

April 10, 2015

D-Node 264: Milkplant | From 0-1

This week we present a mix from Milkplant, AKA Justin Pennell. Milkplant's the founder of the label From 0-1. With several years as a DJ/producer his recent EP Time Dilation saw wide rotation from top DJs and tracking from Gary Beck and Paul Mac at the top of their Juno charts. The mix he's provided for D-Node showcases a dark and aggressive sound. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist 1. Myler- Somewhere In London [Autofake] 2. Complicit- Drome 2 (Planeshifter Remi...

April 3, 2015

D-Node 263: S-File | GND Records

S-file began as a radio DJ covering the '90s house scene, and of course caught the bug to move in to his own events, productions, and label. Although GND started in 2011, it's really since 2012 that S-Type's been on a release roll, pushing out quality techno that charts and circulates. As a touring DJ he has just as much impact, and this set showcases the sound of several forthcoming GND tracks and some of contemporary techno's best, mixed in with classic tracks from the likes of Mike Dearbo...