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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[Infographic] Music Getting Physical – Vinyl’s Remarkable Revival

I have been collecting vinyl records since early 1994. The first house records I bought were tracks by Phuture, Stakker, Chemical Brothers, Orbital, Jeff Mills, Paul Mac and Underworld to name but a few. While I have been the butt of my colleagues jokes recently, for my persistence to sticking to the format like a fly to manure, today it looks like it is my digital peers who are getting stick. While the music newswires are dominated by headlines of unpaid artists and Beatport’s bankruptcy, one format is making a remarkable revival: vinyl. To me, I always considered vinyl DJ’s to be “real” DJ’s and I feel that a big part of the DJ industry becoming lame comes down to Digital DJing – or “D’Jukeboxing”. Underground tracks always come out on vinyl. So, from the get-go, I was just absolutely fascinated with turntables and vinyl. Anyway, I have collected some statistics which illustrate how much physical releases have grown in recent years and where I see the vinyl revival goingContinue reading