DROID BLOG TAG - adam x

December 12, 2013

D-Node 227: Solenoid | Graphene

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 d...

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...

August 23, 2011

D-Node 129: Jesse Somfay | Archipel + Detund

Canadian Jesse Somfay began producing electronic music in the late 90s, and his style as a producer and DJ has been marked by a love for epic, layered tracks and sets aimed at affecting the emotions. For this edition of D-Node he leads a trip down a darker route. Download Mix -- See Other Podcasts We asked Jesse Somfay to share some of his favorite tracks with us. Here's what he had to say: Although these pieces are not within my mix, they are among my all time favourites and ...

August 15, 2011

D-Node 128: Sawf | Perc Trax

Earlier this year, Perc's mysterious Sawf released his debut album "Flaws," and a few tracks have just resurfaced as a remix EP with Radial and Moerbeck, following remixes by Marcel Fengler, DVS1 and Jerome Baker. For this edition of D-Node, the man from Athens delivers 57 minutes harder edged, industrial-leaning 4x4 and broken beat. Download Mix -- See Other Podcasts Tracklist: 1.Lsp - Skinny Deep (Sawf Version) [Freshit] 2.Kenny Larkin - Dark Disco [Rush Hour Recordings] 3....

April 22, 2010

Sonic Groove 20-Year + Dasha Rush Interview

On Saturday, Sonic Groove celebrated its 20-year anniversary. Sonic Groove is a piece of NYC music history waiting for its own annoying congratulatory documentary, one of those music movies that overstates the significance of something journalists thought couldn't be overstated. That's to say that it played an important role in music culture, not only for New York but also nationally. The lasting names of Sonic Groove are Heather Heart, Adam X, and his brother Frankie Bones, often called ...