DROID BLOG TAG - spain

July 25, 2014

D-Node 252: J.C. | Tresor + Deeply Rooted

Born and raised in Madrid, Jose Cabrera grew up on a wide range of musical genres, but in the techno realm come to appreciate the quality techno titans like M-Plant,Basic Channel, Axis, Chain Reaction, Mosaic, Downwards, UR and Dynamic Tension. His own style of raw, stripped down and hypnotic techno is a reflection of his influences. In 2012, he started the label A Harmless Deed together with his friend Damian Schwartz, releasing records of the likes of Fred P, Dj F, Marcos Cabral and Epipha...

May 29, 2014

D-Node 246: Joton Live in Valladolid

Joton is Jose Angel Palacios Robles, New Rhythmic label founder and a DJ/producer with a decade of quality, focused techno tracks charted worldwide. Having risen in the Spanish techno scene, his production and performance notoriety have brought him to tour Europe's techno epicenters and further outreaches. The mix for D-Node was recorded earlier this month at Area 51 in Valladolid, northern Spain, and showcases his style of dark techno put together with fast, precision mixing, and a few t...

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...

July 22, 2011

D-Node 126: Annie Hall | Detund

Spanish DJ/producer Annie Hall oscillates between idm, electro and techno, combined with dance floor appeal. Her style has landed her gigs alongside artists such as Laurent Garnier, Model 500, Dynarec, Rude 66, Legowelt and many more around Europe. She has resonantly made celebrated live performances at Sonar Barcelona, Bleep 43 in London and at the DEAF festival in Dublin, supporting Model 500. Her melodic form of idm-electro and techno is pressed on vinyl by respected label D1 recordings a...