DROID BLOG TAG - France

January 17, 2015

D-Node 258: Morgan Tomas | Reloading Records

Morgan Tomas is a French DJ/producer and the head of Reloading Records and its podcast. He's recorded on a number of labels included Sleaze and Silent Steps, and his "Binary Shift" LP includes remixes from Droid's own Drumcell and Truncate, among others. His mix for this edition of D-Node is driven by dark atmosphere and energy and includes a couple of his own records. Tracklist below. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Tracklist 01/ Perial - Preparation 02/ The Welderz - Con...

October 17, 2013

D-Node 221: Philippe Petit | Decision Making Theory

Philippe Petit is originally from Brussels, Belgium. His background is in the rock scene of the '80s, more specifically punk and metal. While playing the guitar in several bands and promoting the US punk/metal/hardcore scene on the Belgian National radio, he also started DJing. At first mainly eclectic music, hip hop and funk as well as some NY garage house, he then slowly shifted to deep house and techno, thanks mainly to Jeff Mills and the Detroit electronic musicians who opened his eyes...

September 26, 2013

D-Node 218: JC Laurent | Hidden Recordings

French artist JC Laurent has released digitally on labels such as PlusEins Recordings and Wall Music, and released the Nice to Berlin EP on vinyl earlier this month on Hidden Recordings with a remix from Fred P., getting his name and music in the hands of the right DJs. He has a packed lineup of slated releases on ARTS, Kaputt, and his own Grey Parts. His mix for D-Node has a finger on the pulse of techno right now, featuring established and newer producers helping to define the current soun...

August 29, 2013

D-Node 214: Behzad & Amarou | Concrete FR

Behzad & Amarou dig through records during the day, produce music in their apartment at night, and spend their weekends DJing or dancing at Paris' Concrete events and other clubs. Their solid reputation as DJs is translating into upcoming releases to follow a recent feature on Concrete Music. The mix they've shared with D-Node is a raw and loud jaunt through dark techno, industrial rhythm, and unexpected vinyl finds. Dig deep. Download | Other Recent Podcasts Selected Media

February 7, 2013

D-Node 189: Leghau | Flicker Rhythm + Trapez

This week we feature another French DJ/producer, Leghau, who has released music on Flicker Rhythm, Trapez, and elsewhere. Enjoy this dancefloor-primed one-hour set and check out the DJ's SoundCloud to explore further. Download | See Other Podcasts Selected Media

January 31, 2013

D-Node 188: Francois X & Heartbeat B2B

French DEMENT3D artists Francois X (also of Deeply Rooted House) and Heartbeat come together for 1 hour of choice house & techno selections. The pair had the following to say about the mix: The set was recorded almost exactly 5 years day-for-day after our very first set together, a spontaneous unplanned B2B that went on for hours, and that has certainly been one of the defining moments of our record label DEMENT3D. This one goes out to all the DJs that are fighting to make it happen i...

September 27, 2012

D-Node 174: Octave Live at PRIME

French techno producer Octave has grown to prominence over the past few years with heavy tracks on labels like Nachtstrom Schallplatten, Android Muziq, and his own Silent Steps. This week we present an hour and a half of relentless and inventive live techno, collected from the obliterated remains of one of our PRIME events a few months back. The tracklist shows some recent releases like "R2908" EP on Morgan Tomas's Reloading Records or the collaboration "Room 47" EP with Dolby-D on Nachtstro...