Jochem Paap, a.k.a. Speedy J, delivers the next installment of the XLR8R Podcast, an hour-long ride through pure, unadulterated techno territory in which Paap's skills on the mixing board put just about every other DJ on the planet to shame. It's hardly surprising, since he's been honing his craft for over 15 years, dabbling in all forms of the genre, from hardcore to minimal. On this mix, he brings together cuts from Radioslave, Loco Dice, The Mod Wheel (a.k.a. Tom Middleton), Marco Carola, and a few of his own tracks. Read more »
Niklas Worgt, better known to the music world as German-born producer and liveact Dapayk solo Dapayk Solo, has dabbled in multiple musical styles over the course of his 15-year career, with drum & bass, breakbeat, and tech-house being the most notable. Read more »
A Dreamweapon Production
Dreamweapon is the nonsensical alias being used by Damon Way, an individual, for the purposes of presenting various sound odysseys aimed at lost decades and mixed generations of dreamy drones.
Melodies in Distortion covers the pedal-attacking pioneers of the early shoegaze movement, paired with the contemporary Wah armed gangs of the newgaze formation, then sidelined by a mind melt of the space-rock and drone-driven pedal pushers. Enjoy this leap through the decades.
Melodies in Distortion
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Proclaimed by many to be one of North America's most respected techno events, Kontrol has been bringing some of the genre's most esteemed names to San Francisco since June of 2005, from old-school legends like Josh Wink, Daniel Bell, and Baby Ford to a younger generation that includes Matthew Dear, Modeselektor, Paco Osuna, and Alex Smoke. Pass through the front door of the EndUp, where the party is currently held, and it's pretty much guaranteed you'll spend the next several hours on the dancefloor.
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Under his Scuba guise, DJ, producer, and Hotflush Recordings curator Paul Rose delivers this hour-long, exclusive mix that's a comprehensive sampling of new dubstep sounds. Techno, electro, and atmospheric influences all collide with the genre in the form of tracks from Baby Ford, Sigha, Toasty, Untold, Martyn, and a few from Rose himself.
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Our latest chapter of the XLR8R Podcast comes to us from Serge Santiago, a British boy with a little thing for Italo-disco. The Brighton native (who now resides in London) re-edits the classics with his own sassy edge. He has gained attention from the likes of Damian Lazarus, Trevor Jackson, and DFA for his own label, Arcobaleno (which translates to “rainbow” in Italian), and continues to play throughout Europe and Australia, all while maintaining his residency at We Love in Ibiza. Read more »
The inimitable Andy Carthy (a.k.a. Mr. Scruff) furnished us with the latest installment of the XLR8R Podcast, and it's a trip through soul, R&B, dub, leftfield rhythms, and even a few Latin flavors, proving he's still one of the most eclectic-minded DJs on the planet. Read more »
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