Surrogate}Channel X07 Podcast. Tim Xavier

Surrogate}Channel X07 Podcast on Tune in FREE!!!
Sundays from 4-6pm / Encore’ Thursdays 4-6pm

Loved and respected by many, Tim Xavier’s passionate personality and lifestyle have kept him on the forefront of techno since his first releases almost a decade ago. Visit Tim at Manmade Mastering.

DJ Pierre Live Mix. Boiler Room Los Angeles

The creator of Afro Acid House takes over the Boiler Room for a 75 minute Live Video Dj Mix. Lots of classics and nostalgia in this mix, PLAY IT LOUD! Thanks to Boiler Room for thier relentless support of underground music. Visit

BMP Festival Line Up Announced. Mexico

The BPM Festival 2013 Phase 1 Lineup is here! 3-Day VIP | 7-Day VIP | 10-Day VIP wristbands are now available at Check the ticket pages to see the schedule for your favorite artists.This global gathering of DJs, producers, revelers and party professionals has become a must for any music lover with a discerning taste for quality electronic dance music. BPM 2012’s fifth year anniversary blowout had over 35,000 attendees enjoy more than 200 artists and 50 events over 10 sun-drenched days and cool nights.

As global clubbing scribe DJ Mag describes it, “The festival affords plenty of space, time and opportunity to meet people on a level as they recline in the blissful setting of a white sandy beach surrounded by lush, tropical plantations, allowing easier integration into the influx of what’s essentially an A-to-Z of who’s who in house music today.” With over 100 world-class artists returning this year, BPM 2013 promises to be the best edition yet.

“10 Best International Parties” – Mixmag

“BPM should definitely be considered as one of the key stop-offs on the international festival circuit.” – Resident Advisor

“D.J’s from all over the world will assemble in Playa Del Carmen for the BPM Festival, a weeklong gathering of the hospitality industry and electronic music fans.” – The New York Times

“With so many new festivals popping up, touting cutting edge artists, something that sets the BPM Festival apart from the rest is location, location, and location! On the new wave of destination festivals, BPM takes place on the sunny beaches of Playa del Carmen, Mexico.” –

CMJ 2012. October 6th-12th. New York City

Over five nonstop days and nights, the world’s most important platform for the discovery of new music, CMJ Music Marathon, invades New York City with over 1,300 artist performances. CMJ fills more than 80 of the city’s greatest venues, and nightclubs with over 120,000 fans, music industry professionals, college radio tastemakers, bloggers, press, and musicians.

Attendees have access to over 80 panels, seminars, Q&As, nighttime parties, meet and greets, mixers, special events and exclusive areas like the Exhibitors’ Loft and Artist Lounge. CMJ 2012 will once again be headquartered at New York University’s Greenwich Village campus, just steps away from dozens of downtown Manhattan venues.


The Perfect Storm- NY Techno in the early 90’s

In discussions of the American legacy of techno, the focus is invariably on its founders in Detroit. Now that the US mainstream has begun to embrace electronic dance music, or ‘EDM’, Michaelangelo Matos uncovers the forgotten history of the American rave scene, zeroing in on the moment when the British ‘Summer Of Love’ found its way to New York.

READ ENTIRE ARTICLE by Michaelangelo Matos} Red Bull Music Academy

Surrogate}Channel Podcast X06. Gant Garrard

Surrogate}Channel X06 Podcast on Tune in FREE!!!
Sundays from 4-6pm / Encore’ Thursdays 4-6pm

We are happy to feature Chicago’s Juke and house music maestro, Gant Garrard. Also known to Juke purists as Dj Gant-Man, this label boss and producer/dj is one of our favorite artists hailing from the Windy City. You can visit Bang Tha Box for more info on Gant-Man and the label artists.

NPR’s First Listen. Perlon artist Ricardo Villalobos

NPR Music features a FREE first look at Ricardo Villalobos’ latest album releasing Sept.25, 2012 on Perlon Records. This is his first full length album in over 4 years and is a testament to his techno roots. Perlon is an electronic music record label founded in Frankfurt, Germany, based in Berlin, and run by Zip and Markus Nikolai. Perlon boasts minimal techno and microhouse whose sound features vocals and crispy sounds. Other producers such as Baby Ford, Stefan Goldmann, Luciano, Matt John, Dandy Jack, Akufen and Pantytec work for Perlon.

Listen + Read the entire article by Otis Hart on NPR Radio}

BUY THE ALBUM at Juno “Dependent And Happy”

FACT Mag on Silent Servant’s “Negative Fascination”

Earlier this month, Juan Mendez released Negative Fascination, his debut album as Silent Servant. Best known for his involvement in Sandwell District, which has ceased to exist as a record label but continues, it would seem, to operate as a loose collective of sorts, Mendez’s roots in techno extend back to the 1990s, when he was making music as Jasper running the celebrated Cytrax label alongside Kit Clayton and Steve Tang. Having subsequently founded the more dancefloor-oriented Delay imprint, an offshoot of Cytrax, Mendez crossed paths with Karl O’Connor, aka Regis….

Read Entire Article here} FACT MAGAZINE