DROID BLOG TAG - Italy

March 13, 2015

D-Node 262: Random/Noize | Manifesto

This week we have another Manifesto artist recorded live in Naples, with a 158-minute all-vinyl journey. Dez of Random / Noize, AKA Davide Rovito has been active in the Italian electronic music scene since 1990. Since the mid-90s he's been releasing on techno labels such as Marco Carola's "Design Music" and participating in techno collaborations, such as Random/Noize and Defrag Sound Processing. He's also been resident DJ, in Bologna and has expanded his activities to include forming labels ...

February 26, 2015

D-Node 261: Future 16 | Manifesto

This week we're pleased to finally share this set from Naples-based producer Future 16, co-founder of both Rectoversion and Manifesto. The sound is hard and jacking, with a pace and energy maintained throughout. Enjoy. Download | Other Recent Podcasts

January 29, 2014

D-node 232: Max_M | M_Rec Ltd

Roman DJ/producer Max_M is the founder of the established label M_Rec LTD. Involved with the Italian scene since the early '90s, he approaches techno after the Detroit and Birmingham pioneers with music that's uncompromising, underground, and inherently political. This past April he collaborated with fellow Italian techno artist Ascion as Asma, producing a 12″ for M_Rec's Grey Series, including a Silent Servant remix. Max_M's atmospheric mix for D-Node features a couple of M_Rec releases,...

August 8, 2013

D-Node 211: Raffaele Attanasio | Non Series

Italian artist Raffaele Attanasio has a background in piano, composition, and arrangement, but at an early age caught the techno bug and began DJing. Since being selected for a NightVision compilation by Orlando Voorn, Attanasio has gone on to release singles and EPs on Non Series and the new Envlp_Imprint, which the latest 12" on German label Third Wave Black. His mix for D-Node this weeks starts off in Detroit (Scan 7, Moodymann, 69) and moves through the evolved techno sound, ending with ...

July 25, 2012

D-Node 166: Sasha Carassi Live at Tresor | Drumcode

Another week, another chance to lose it for an hour. This week we present a set from Neapolitan DJ/producer Sasha Carassi, who's been invading DJ charts through his own labels Globox and Phobiq Recordings but also Drumcode, Sleaze, Harthouse, and other outlets of the European techno vanguard. This set of big-room, dance-primary techno comes straight from the reopened Tresor Berlin, where it was recorded in April. Sample an hour, get out of the house for the rest. Download | See Ot...

February 23, 2012

Interview: Claudio PRC | Prologue

Young Italian DJ/producer Claudio PRC is one of techno's enthusiastic explorers. He combines an inspired, informed passion for classic techno with a productive interest in the legacy of electroacoustic experimentation. Combining the streamlined with the raw, the repetitive with the unpredictable, his music is a study in sonic and tonal combination. Claudio's set to follow up a productive 2011 this March with a new album for Prologue, an abyssal dive called "Inner State," sampl...

April 19, 2011

D-Node 118: Roberto Bosco | Italy

Roberto Bosco is a young Italian producer with a short but highly impressive discography, spanning labels such as Samuel L. Session's Klap Klap, Orlando Voorn's Night Vision and Len Faki's Figure. His release for Francois K's Wave music took his career to another level, garnering the following praise from Francois himself. He describes Roberto's music as "having an effortless quality; an almost dazzling sense of ease that masks a very strong foundation; a depth and musical maturity that bel...