July 2, 2014

D-Node 250: Reeko | Mental Disorder

This week, PoleGroup shares with us a set from another member of Spain's techno elite, Reeko. Though he began DJing in '97, it wasn't until 2002 that Juan Rico began his prolific career as a producer, finding his Mental Disorder, Pole, and other label releases consistently in the sets of the world's favorite hard techno DJs. Like those who play his records, Reeko performs at the top festivals and clubs in Europe and beyond, and this week's set is another example of the sound that keeps him i...

May 23, 2014

D-Node 245: Exium | Pole Group

Exium is the 15-year techno project between Spanish producers Valentín Corujo and Héctor Sandoval. Their work in this time has been shared across a wide network of labels including their own Nheoma, as their hard, rugged approach has acquired the tones of minimal, dub, and Detroit influences, which they also explore in solo projects. Aside from their techno performance work in Spain and on worldwide tours, Exium have collaborated with the Fiumfoto collective to produce soundtracks for aud...

April 23, 2014

D-Node 243: Oscar Mulero | Pole Group

This week we're pleased to share a set from Oscar Mulero, a longtime figure in the international techno scene and a constant fixture in the tracklists of excellent DJ sets. Entering the Madrid scene in the '80s, he came to international recognition through early appearances at Barcelona's Sónar festival, and since then has been recognized for his Djing abilities and to play around the world. He's best known for his hard techno sound, but also has put out records that are more oriented toward...