Category Archives: Techno

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Mmmmaven’s Crowdsourcing Initiative – The Time Has Come

Mmmmaven is asking for a lil help. Pioneered by David Day and Alex Maniatis, Mmmmaven is growing into a home for everything electronic music in New England, particularly Boston. After two years of operating New England’s largest and prolific music, … Continue reading

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Supply 003: René Audiard – Pechorin

Possibly our favorite label out of Boston, Supply Records quickly follows up on Barera’s Miles End EP with this 8 track techno romp that load any dancefloor with undeniably dubbed out soulful vibes. René Audiard is the handle Soren Jahan … Continue reading

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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. Sian, Charles Mazzola & Alan Manzi

When you have interests ranging from entomology,cosmology and marine biology, to the social impact of the rave generation,you tend to make unusual art.Sian stands out as a little more bohemian than the average electronic talent.Born in Dublin,Ireland,raised in southern Spain,he … Continue reading

Octopus 33 - Sian - Dangerous Liaisons - Octopus Recordings
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CSC: Agaric (We Are/Ovum, Berlin)

Every now and again, the stars align in such a way that we are able to bring someone that we respect, rock out to, but also that we would never be able to book otherwise. Enter Agaric. North American tour, … Continue reading

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CSC: MUSIC BOX w. Green Velvet (Relief Records, Chicago)

Green Velvet (Relief Records, Chicago) There are a few names that are typically mentioned when discussing the most influential and prolific performers in American Electronic Dance Music. Josh Wink, The Belleville Three, Masters at Work, Phuture and…of course, Green Velvet. … Continue reading

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Mmmmaven: Komma w. Baltimoroder, Elkid & Mzungu

Mmmmaven launches ANOTHER new weekly at the functionally swanky new night club, Naga, in Cambridge. Komma is a night for everyone. Whether you like your 4×4 from the left-field or traditional, staple DJ’s such as Balitmoroder, will provide a little … Continue reading

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John Barera – Mile End E.P.

Boston house and techno legend, John Barera put out his first vinyl EP on Ortloff Records last month and we won’t let it slip by without a word or two. With the Mile End EP, Barera continues to make us … Continue reading

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MMMMaven Presents: Modeselektor w. Egyptrixx at Royale

HOLY SHIT MODESELEKTOR! We’re super excited to see the avant garde techno gods to be back around for another go, brought to you by some of the same great minds in Boston who just brought you the Together Festival! The … Continue reading

Modeselektor - Evil Twin (feat. Otto Von Schirach)Modeselektor - This (with Thom Yorke)
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Dark & Stormy + Loopus Amadeus = L.A.D.S.

Boston house staples and international resonators, Dark & Stormy and Loopus Amadeus have come together to form L.A.D.S. Retaining their deep house sourcing, combined they manage to raise your hands a bit farther into the air. L.A.D.S. will never fail … Continue reading

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Mmmmaven 003: Balian

Mmmmaven brings us their third and deepest podcast thus far. This time with Balian behind the blend, we get an important lesson in restraint and discipline of true house. Keep this mix bookmarked because it’s good for studying, background music, … Continue reading

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Together Line-Up Thus Far…

New England’s 2012 Together Festival is pleased to announce the first string of artists scheduled to take the stage for the festival’s third year, during the week of April 2nd-8th.

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Voices Of Black -Stick AroundOne Dark Martian - Falling (Todd Edwards Vocal Dub)Poirier - Blazin' (Modeselektor Remix)Photek - CecconiMala - Level Nine
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BPM 005: El Poser

The Banana Peel crew bring us the fifth installment of their mix series with Boston dark techno don, El Poser. This mix exhibits the best in psychedelic gut-probing techno. The mix resides in the dark depths of the 4×4 with an entrance painted in a coat of the more fun and inviting side of techno. Get serious.
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Get Well Connected w/ Get Well Connected

Somewhere on the edges of this city, 2 boys are bouncing in their basement with some synths and some cosmic swag. Ryan Gagnon and Matthew Crouse are laying low outputting some of the most personal and stylish techno house I’ve … Continue reading

Get Well Connected - The 7800 LevelsGet Well Connected - Deep Space CollisionGet Well Connected - Simon Says
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Blend Boston: SOMERVILLE SATURDAY DANCE MATINEE

Please join 5 local underground DJs and we raise funds for the Somerville Arts Council.
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MMMMIX 002: FENS

“Fens (Matt Rohr) is the co-founder of Banana Peel Records. A native of Connecticut, Fens is a Boston resident and music kid at heart. He’s been appearing at popular clubs, concert venues, and parties for about a year and a … Continue reading

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Ali Berger Interviews Tarekith of Inner Portal Studios

Ali Berger interviews sound engineer, Live PA lord, and Ableton master, Erik “Tarekith” Magrini. “A few weeks back I was interviewed by Ali Berger, a student at Tufts University in Boston. He was working on a paper for a class … Continue reading

Ali Berger - Gloves OnAli Berger - Freeze Dried CellophaneAli Berger - Be Down
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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. Fens (Bday Bash!)

Come celebrate Fens’ 21st at legendary Make It New at the Middlesex Lounge Continue reading

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Introducing MMMMaven Podcast – 001: Baltimoroder

The prime EDM talent agency of Boston has begun their mix series. We can all rest assure these podcasts will be creating the edge of house, techno and all dance music mixes for that matter. Boston legend, Baltimoroder kicks it off with an hour of futurestep that will promise your hips and feet to play pong for a solid hour. With Doctor Jeep, Wheez-ie, Coralcola, Wheez-ie, Balian and more on the MMMMaven boat, and the heads of Boston’s Together festival behind the MMMMotor, we can expect big blends from this camp from here on out. Continue reading

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Music Ecology: GENESIS w. King, ProfessorPious, El Poser & De Qualia

We’ve partied like there is no tomorrow. We prepared for all the carnage of the apocalypse. Instead we got a second chance. A chance to create a new world, to raise our faces to the sun, to breathe this new air, to reach out to our fellow human, animal or machine… A chance to finally embrace our differences and build a world unlike any other. We invite you to Genesis. Witness the beginning…
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Chase & Status - Time Ft. Delilah (King Remix)Major Lazer - Keep It Going Louder (King Remix)Searchl1te - Bubblebutt (King Remix)Chris Brown - LAMN (King's Lost His Goddamn Mind RMX)
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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. Coralcola

Mikey’s (Coralcola) DJ residences around Boston, just about an hour east of his hometown of Worcester, a dense cloud of blog-followers, and the self-released EP cassette “747″ aggregated in a nomination for the Best Local Electronic/Dance Act of ’09 in … Continue reading

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De Qualia Live Recording From Mushpost’s SELECT!

Even though it was over 3 months ago, it’s still a very relevant set. And we didn’t feel lie waiting for Mushpost Nick to post the Grime Brick recording from their radioshow. This set is a live recording from Mushpost’s … Continue reading

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Createspace Collab: SWEET SHOP 5 w. Shuttle & Obeyah

Sweet Shop returns with its fifth installment. This month we give thanks with two great friends and awesome DJs: Shuttle (Ninjatune) and Obeyah (Electro, DC)
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Obeyah - Yellow Card RiddimShuttle - TunnelShuttle - Lion (clip)
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The Brain Trust & Rise: SPEAKERBUZZ: Encanti & ElectronicAnonymous

ELECTRONICAnonymous ELECTRONICAnonymous is the EDM brain-child of Jules Jenssen. 1/3 of underground dance-fusion power trio HiGHER ORGANiX, Jules has been playing music since he was 6 years old, first dabbling in piano, then embracing the drums as his musical voice. … Continue reading

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Bassic & MMMMaven: w. Pearson Sound, Wheez-ie, GNRL MTR & Damian Silva

BASSIC & MMMMaven bring you a night spooky beats and Halloween horror with special guest PEARSON SOUND (Hessle Audio) aka Ramadanman aka Maurice Donovan.
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Radiohead - Morning Mr Magpie (Pearson Sound Remix)
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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. Mark Fell & Ricardo Donoso

MARK FELL is a Sheffield-based electronic musician and artist, who works with new technologies, sound, image, and interaction, bringing together interests in experimental electronic musics, contemporary art, philosophy, and computer science. On his own and as one-half of the avant-techno … Continue reading

Mark Fell - Multistability 3Ay Fast - Chirp (Mark Fell Remix)Ricardo Donoso - Progress Chance (album preview)
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Elecsonic: SUBSTANCE w. Falko Brocksieper & Balian

Falko Brocksieper first encountered electronic music in 1993 when attending numerous raves and clubs, and soon after he began acquiring his own skills as a DJ. The european rave-techno of the time was the initial counterpoint, after-which he discovered artists from Detroit, Chicago and the Midwest, such as Robert Hood, Woody McBride, Daniel Bell and Jeff Mills.
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TRÈS: CVLT w. El Poser & CTRL ALT DESIGN

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† TRÈS:CVLT CVLT TAKES ON THE MODEL FOR A NIGHT OF PARTY! ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ENJOY CHEAP DRINKS CRAZY FUN PEOPLE AWESOME BEATS CHILLING OUT PSYCHEDELIC VISUALS SHAKING AND DANCING BUMPING AND GRINDING DANCE YOUR FUCK OFF ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† :: BEATS BY :: … Continue reading

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MMMMaven: NVR FRGT w. Coralcola, Doctor Jeep, David Day & Fens

Come say goodbye to the Enormous Room with the MMMMaven crew. Continue reading

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Basstown: MAKE IT NEW w. Doctor Jeep

Doctor Jeep (aka Andre Lira), a member of the Banana Peel DJ collective, is tearing shit up. From write-ups at XLR8R.com to getting dropped into DJ mixes from Pictureplane, Northeastern’s finest is showing up in some powerfull places. Continue reading

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