Like a true artist, Amir Alexander took my questions and ran with them, giving us a deeper insight in to his music and purpose at the same time. He also put together our 195th exclusive podcast, which is about as good a way to start your week as I could imagine.
LWE reached out to Rocha to find out more about his move to Europe and to ask what it’s like making one of the biggest techno tracks of all time. He treats us to an hour long mix of Detroit classics all put together with that special Motor City flair.
LWE Podcast 158, mixed by Brendon Moeller, was a stunning hour of techno ranging from the ethereal to the menacing, the tripped-out to the industrial. Be sure to add it to your collection before it’s archived this Friday, February 28th.
LWE jumped at the chance to speak to Appleblim & Komon, in the process finding out more about their personal studio habits, their outlook on their music and how a view of constant discovery has emboldened their productions. They also put together our 193rd exclusive podcast, which at a staggering 32 tracks and nearly two hours is going to keep fans of the pair very happy for a long time.
LWE caught up with Marco Bernardi to find out more about his past, find out what his favorite keyboard jam is and to learn about his new Take The Elevator label. He was responsible for our 192nd exclusive podcast as well, which due to the sheer number of exclusives making up this sweltering hour and a half of techno, he has asked us to withhold the track list for. So for this week, put the anoraks down and just enjoy!
LWE Podcast 156, contributed by The Black Madonna, was a thrilling mix of danceable music that encapsulates her body-moving DJ style. Be sure to add it to your collection before it’s archived this Friday, February 7th.
With Ma Spaventi in demand both as a producer in his own right and an engineer, LWE managed to pop some questions to him as he made his way to a rather prestigious awards show. His exclusive mix takes in classic, freshly minted and unreleased techno, making the 191st in our series just as crucial as his impressive discography.
LWE Podcast 154, brought to us by Steve Bicknell, was a very special mix made up exclusively of the original and remixed works of Hauschka’s Salon Des Amateurs album. Be sure to add it to your collection before it’s archived this Friday, January 24th.
LWE got in touch with Kramer to talk about his relationship with his Redshape identity and how his production methods have changed over the years. As long term fans we were very happy to be presented with a recording of one of the producer’s formidable live sets from 2013, kicking off 2014 in fine style.
LWE Podcast 152, brought to us by the enigmatic Prince of Denmark, was a formidable live set of his releases that served as an amazing introduction for those unfamiliar with his work. Be sure to add it to your collection before it’s archived this Friday, January 10th.
Talking Shopcast 19 from A5 collects music from as far back as the ’60s, and mixing it with his label’s latest records via non-beatmatched fades and other unconventional devices. He doesn’t always program and mix this way, but he says, “I just wanted to record something which tells the weird story that I associate with our label.”
Without any real information on Haslam, LWE sought to unearth some vital facts about the New Yorker and charged him with putting together our 186th exclusive podcast. The resulting mix is 85 minutes of top notch techno that reflects both the dance floor and more cerebral sides of Haslam and is a vital listen no matter what your personal preference is.