DROID BLOG TAG - NYC

September 19, 2012

D-Node 173: Anthony Parasole | Deconstruct + Corner

This week Droid is pleased to present a set by NYC's Anthony Parasole. A Brooklyn native inspired by grimy New York street music and the legendary Storm Raves, Parasole naturally crossed over to the side of record collecting and DJing. From 2003 to 2007 he was a buyer for the important Brooklyn record store Halcyon, and in 2008 he launched the Deconstruct Music label with Levon Vincent. Parasole is a leader in NYC's contemporary cross-polination of techno and deep house, a sensitivity reflec...

August 1, 2012

OUT NOW: [EDLX 26] Raíz / Jeff Derringer – Deception EP

Knowing all too well that two -or in this case three- heads are better than one, Electric Deluxe are proud to announce ‘Deception EP’, a new collaboration from Droid brothers Raíz and Jeff Derringer. Though Raíz first appeared—on record—only a few years ago, for a decade now Vidal & Vangelis Vargas, together with Drumcell, have been flying the flag for the west coast techno community as Droid Behaviour—the much touted event collective and label based in LA. Initially operating as the live...

July 17, 2012

D-Node 165: Lenny Posso | Thema

Lenny Posso's traveled the ranks of NYC dance music culture over the past two decades. From a dancer to a DJ/producer, to an event promoter and label manager, he's given his pushed and relished in all things techno, and in recent years has set his focus on Thema Recordings. 30+ releases deep in techno and house, the label has expanded to the harder-grooved Chronicle sublabel featuring Terrence Dixon as Population One on its first outing. Posso's mix for D-Node features, as usual, some of ...

May 1, 2012

D-Node 156: ASC Live at Tar & Feathered NYC

ASC is perhaps best known as a contemporary UK drum & bass producer with a talent for atmosphere, but in the past few years his music has been completing a drift toward techno and other experiments. 2010's style-traversing Nothing Is Certain on Nonplus grabbed the attention of music listeners across genres for its strong sonic vision, and a unique release last year on Mote Evolver placed ASC squarely in the sights of the techno tunnel visioners. The past 12 months have been particularly prod...