[Infographic] DJ Evolution

The year was 1857, and a man named Leon Scott invented the phonoautograph, the first device to record sound. This invention was followed by the phonographic cylinder by Thomas Edison, which allowed the playback of recorded sounds. Little did these two men phatom the magnitude of their inventions. They didn’t invent a machine; the birthed the music industry. The term disc jockey, or DJ was not coined until 1930. And the first man to use turntables to keep music playing continuously was Jimmy Saville, who in 1943 played jazz records “back-to-back” for his guests. This infographic explores the history of the DJ.

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Groovetech Podcast 009 – Techno, House and Minimal

The Groovetech weekly DJ mix is a 1 hour podcast playing Techno and Deep-House. Hosted and mixed by Andreas Marouchos (rouchos).

You know you are in for a genuine and proper Techno Set when there’s a tune in there titled “Chained to a Dead Camel”. Beats and remixes from Vinalog, Psyk, Ben Sims, Paul Mac, S-File among 20 others in the mix this week. Continue reading

Groovetech Podcast 008 – Techno, House and Minimal

The Groovetech weekly DJ mix is a 1 hour podcast focusing on Techno and Deep-House. Hosted and mixed by Andreas Marouchos (rouchos).

1 Hour DJ Set, mixed on wax with some exclusive vinyl releases by Dario Zenker, M0D3RN, another appearance by Ben Sim’s Symbolism and Alphadrum, among the usual Techno suspects like Floorplan, Psyk, Ritzi Lee, Surgeon and 20 others. Quite likely Toronto’s only proper and genuine Techno Podcast.

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10 Tracks for February

Hello Everyone. In an effort to keep my crates fresh, I invest considerable time and effort in picking the wheat from the chafe. With so much music released every day, it can be a challenge to pick out a banging track. Below are the ten tracks I have picked out as standouts for the month of February, 2016. Continue reading