Category Archives: How To

Dad Chat: Live remixing is crap

Don’t today’s digital DJs drink beer? There’s no time for beer drinking if you are desperately pushing buttons like a digital muppet. Look at this numpty. Just because there is a button there doesn’t mean you have to push it. … Continue reading

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Dad Chat: sync or swim

We’ve heard a lot of talk around the interwebs along the lines of ‘a sync button is for morons’, often accompanied by sentiments like ‘vinyl is the only true way to listen to musics’ or ‘mp3s are for Nazis’, that … Continue reading

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Techno Dads Technical Rider

When you book Techno Dads for your event, here’s what we need from you. Technical Requirements One dirty 4 way adapter. Must have beer stains. 2x questionable Technics turntables that nobody has used for ages because everyone uses CDs now. … Continue reading

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How To: Make Techno (UK Version)

Ah, the soothing tones of Fred Harris. The voice of so much informative broadcasting in the 80s. A quick Wikipedia trawl reveals he now resides in the broom cupboard of British Forces Broadcasting Service. This clip from the BBC’s Micro … Continue reading

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How To: Make Techno (US Version)

An epic symphony of Cack from 1996 Hollywood B Movie Vibrations. It’s about a mulleted rock star who loses his hands so starts making techno in a robot suit. This guy explains exactly how to make techno, and has evidently … Continue reading

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How To: Make Acid

In 1994 Mike Ink had amazing hair. He still has amazing hair today. In this clip, Mike Ink demonstrates how to make acid using a 303 and a 606 sitting on top of a couple of washing machines with rubber … Continue reading

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