Media archiving Droid Behavior’s celebration of 10 years existence is now available. Interface 39 occurred on November 17th 2012. Special guest Marcel Dettman performed an extended set along with Droid residents Drumcell, Raiz and Dean Paul. Visuals by Oktaform. Video by: Frank Garcia
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For a decade Droid Behavior has pursued and realized its vision of techno in Los Angeles and beyond. The vinyl label, which features as well as develops international artists, has been supported and licensed by key players and groups in the music industry. Aside from the releases, Droid has pushed its message through alternative media such as podcasts, videos, and interviews, helping the group expand its global presence. All these transmissions as well dozens of releases and remixes have con...
Tim van Paradijs runs the popular Invite's Choice Podcast out of Utrecht, where he recently featured a set from Raiz. This was the second Droid contribution to his podcast, as he first featured Audio Injection back in August 2011.
We've embedded the two sets here for your listening/downloading pleasure.
1. Tangtron - State of the Art B2
2. Logotech - Miumu
3. Psyk - Lowdown
4. Azada + Piltdown Sound - Robotdbub
5. Elektrabel - Before Ten
6. DJ Hi-Shock - Antimatter Tra...
Dutch DJ/producer Dimi Angélis has made a name for himself as half of the live duo Counterpart with Jeroen Search, with whom he's released music on A&S Records. He's also behind Amsterdam's monthly underground Grasp parties. His set for D-Node progresses through a few moods, from a spacey, Millsian shuffle to a more insistent, jacking slam as well as deep synth explorations that linger in harder territory, all peppered with a few of the DJ's originals.
Manchester-based duo AnD have been on a hot streak this past year with releases on at least seven different labels, including Black Sun Records, Horizontal Ground, and their own Inner Surface Music. In the spirit of techno's originators and the UK innovators they join, AnD explore depth and tone with bass-oriented, spacious productions, an aesthetic reflected in the following mix for D-Node.
DJing in France since the early '90s, Zadig has always focused on selection and technique, crossing lines between hypnotic, deep techno and its more acid-tinged, jacking counterparts. He's made music for Plastic, Syncrophone, Panam, and Sino, as well as his own Construct Re-Form, which will soon unveil its 3rd release including a Roman Lindau remix. For Droid he presents this mix of deep techno, hard, jacking grooves, and a couple Droid Recordings.
Peter Van Hoesen's been in the Belgian techno scene for years, but it's really in the past few that he's blown up on an international level, consistently producing unique and memorable 12" releases that are charted and played out by top DJs worldwide. Peter's also a highly sought DJ about to begin another tour, and this mix for D-Node demonstrates his appeal. Horizontal Ground, Cosmin TRG, Drumcell vs Audio Injection, Emptyset, and other bass-heavies are pulled into a densely-layered hour ...
Just in time for the annual Detroit Movement festival....CLR and RA team up to host an official festival after hours that boasts some of freshest heavy hitters in techno today.
Saturday, May 28th CLR heads to Motor City for an official Movement Afterparty with a world-class line-up. 5 DJs will be taking over 2 floors of Elysium nightclub for a night of pure underground Techno Music. The lineup includes Chris Liebing and Speedy J teaming up for their Collabs project, Radio Slave, Marcel De...
After a long streak of successful releases, Droid embarks on a proper European tour this season. Drumcell, Audio Injection and Raíz have all performed overseas individually, but this marks their collective debut on the continent. The Tour kicks off with a Cell Injection showcase in Athens on April 15 courtesy of Octave's newfound Silent Steps label. Next they perform together at the legendary Berghain Klubnacht on April 16 alongside Ben Sims, Ben Klock and the Echochord/EPM showcase. The d...
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Since its inception last fall, Droid's new monthly series PRIME has brought in new international faces to LA's techno front including Ben Klock, Marcell Dettmann, DVS1, Dan Bell, and ...