Tag Archives: Techno

Dad Trax: Blawan – What You Do With What You Have

If you thought Dads only have ears for the music of the past, think again. We do like some new tunes. They are getting quite hard to find though, partly cos we now almost never go to a record shop … Continue reading

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Dad Chat: Paul Reset

As a recently anointed Techno Dad himself, DJ, producer, blogger, renowned beard wearer, label runner and all round electronic good egg Paul Reset has been doing the duties on the 1s and 2s for many years round The Hood. The … Continue reading

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Dadcast 9: Production Unit – Mature Cheddar

The day every DJ dreads has finally come: someone has asked you to play at their wedding. The question is, how do you deal with it? Some simply refuse point blank. Rude, but probably wise. Others take the plunge and … Continue reading

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Dad Trax: Luke Slater – Love (Loved)

Massive respect to Luke Slater for, like Richie Hawtin, having more hair now than he did in the 90s. Appropriately enough this is one of the all time classic wind in your hair techno tunes. Perhaps Mr Slater has grown … Continue reading

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Dad Trax: Baby Ford – Ford Trax

The 1988 Baby Ford album was the very first house/techno release that I ever owned. Baby Ford continues to occasionally make genius records. A more recent example would be his Chicken Store release on the best label of the noughties … Continue reading

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Dad Noise: The Hoover

The first thing to say about the hoover noise is it sounds nothing like a hoover. It was a preset called ‘WHAT THE…’ on an adequate but otherwise unremarkable synth, the Roland Alpha Juno 2 (EDIT: also on the Alpha … Continue reading

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Love Inc – R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

This tune is huge. It’s made for those moments when the lighting monkey is a bit drunk and trigger happy with the smoke machine, and then forgets to turn off the strobes. Boof. Mike Ink is a bit of an … Continue reading

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