DROID BLOG TAG - Berlin

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...

February 13, 2015

D-Node 260: Zeihta

Little is known stateside about German DJ Zeihta, but she is one of the rising favorites of the Berlin local scene and will soon be more visible on the international radar. This week's mix gives you a glimpse into her world. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist: 1. Planetary Assault Systems – Raid 2. Spear – Searching for a Prey 3. Chris Colburn – Reverie on Ceres 4. Developer – Signal 4 5. The Binary Mind – Bankrunner 6. Maan – Trow (Steve Rachmad Remix) 7...

June 26, 2014

Interface 48 | Nuit Noire VIII | 7.5

INTERFACE 48 / NUIT NOIRE VIII (LA) has been announced. LA's premier techno label Droid Behavior and record supplier / taste-maker Du Jour Mount Analog collaborate on a unique Interface / Nuit Noire experience for July 4th weekend. This event will feature many LA debuts, exclusives and follow ups from world class talent. Droid resident Drumcell will also round out the bill on warm up duties. Please RSVP to rsvp@droidbehavior.com to ensure entry. music by: Marcel Fengler Milton Bradle...

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...

September 12, 2013

D-Node 216: Mary Velo | Frozen Border

Originally from Toronto but relocated to Berlin, Mary Velo made her vinyl debut with Methods EP on Coincidence and followed it up with a track on Frozen Border's excellent Minutes in Ice compilation, placing her among other top techno producers of the new era. In the last year or so she's released an aggressive run of singles on Gynoid, Labrynth, Fluxus, and again on Frozen Border this year with the Manhattan Project 12", including a remix by Silent Servant featured in the podcast. These as...

August 22, 2013

D-Node 213: Roman Lindau | Fachwerk

Music junkie Roman Lindau releases alongside Mike Dehnert and Sascha Rydell on the outstanding Fachwerk label. His work is tracked, played, and licensed by techno's elite, including two Berghain mix CDs. His vast experience across Berlin's finest dance floors generates a crowd-aware sound that puts quality house and deep techno to its highest and best use. On the horizon for Lindau are FW 030 "The Yeah Thing" and an upcoming album. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist 1. In...

July 25, 2013

D-Node 209: Joachim Spieth | Affin

First finding his home on Kompakt, Joachim Spieth has over the years had his tracks championed by others. From early support by John Peel and an appearance among The Orb's Back to Mine selections, to recent appearances in Scuba's Essential Mix and Martin L. Gore's Beatport chart, Spieth has shown his skills as a producer, remixer, and performing DJ. He's also a label boss, and the prolific digital Affin label is now in the 130s after launching 5 years ago, followed by the vinyl imprint Affi...