DROID BLOG: Artists / Team, Droid Behavior, Media
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Tracks:

A1. Raíz – Cored 1
A2. Raíz – Cored 2
B1. Raíz – Cored 3
B2. Raíz – Cored 4



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DROID BLOG: Droid Behavior, Media
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This week’s mix calls on an aesthetic that looks toward the future while well aware of the genre’s past, with deep, tonal synths padding the ground below propulsive, inviting beats.

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DROID BLOG: Droid Behavior, Media
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Paired with Solenoid’s Colony release on young label Graphene is a spaced-out characterization of Solenoid as “the narrator/observor of a planet controlled and afflicted” in “a future prophecy world, where the stark realization of armageddon is foretold.” This type of imagery informs a specific way of hearing and relating to the sounds out of the release and in subsequent mixes, but it masks the more interesting background of the man behind the project, Dave Ellesmere. Ellesmere began as a drummer in the hardcore punk band Discharge, recorded a guitar album for Earache Records, and worked with a number of projects before finding himself inspired by the sounds coming out of the American Midwest, followed by Europe’s own techno innovations. Today Ellesmere’s best known for releases on Kanzleramt, 100% Pure, and other labels, but it’s his most recent work as Solenoid that is nominally and aesthetically linked with our mix this week.

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DROID BLOG: Droid Behavior, Media
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This week, Ray Kajioka delivers a set of top tier contemporary techno: DVS1, Ø, Dettmann, EQD, etc. Full tracklist in the post.

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DROID BLOG: Droid Behavior, Media
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Pfirter’s sound is large and driven, and this recording from a Kozzmozz night last month in Ghent generates the image of a crowd being pushed further and further. Jump into that world for an hour and a half. No tracklist with this live recording.

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DROID BLOG: Artists / Team, Droid Behavior, Droid Recordings, Media
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Celebrating over a decade of existence, Droid Behavior returns collectively from another successful European tour, including the first international Interface in Amsterdam during ADE week. All residents having paid their dues as producers and performers worldwide, rejoin their homebase within the LA night life Saturday November 30th. This event also marks the announcement and launch of the new Droid Behavior sister label VRV. VRV is headed by Raíz and Subversive and will explore conceptual, thematic releases relating the ideas, experiences, and emotions of various artists over dance floor functionality.

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We’re back with a quality set from Spanish DJ/producer Aiken, featuring Mike Parker, Silent Servant, Dettmann, Omar S, and others. Full tracklist in the post.

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