Monthly Archives: December 2010

Labels to listen to in 2011

I have always been fairly obsessed with record labels. They have defined entire movements in music history and provide artists with a guiding vision and sometimes even a community of like minded cohorts. The most successful ones are able to … Continue reading

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530Techno // pod:001

Including new music from Seuli, Oilpanic, Kenny Glasgow, Sandwell District and more.

Seuli – Nine Clouds – New Kanada
Derek Marin – Unbirthday Dub – Dialtone
Sishi Rosch – Mars Via Berlin – Architronica
Signal Deluxe – Pleasure Capsule (Jay Tripwire’s West Coast Drums Mix) – Thoughtless
Stunp & Symbio – Sick Sonar (Chris Fortier 40oz Remix) – Musical Missionary
Ste Roberts, Death on the Balcony – Joplin (Soul Clap Remix) – MagicBag
Johnny White – Desensitize feat. My Favorite Robot (Chloe Remix) – My Favorite Robot
Chris Fortier – Despegue (Oilpanic Remix) – Fade Records
Scuba – Tracers (Deadbeat Remix) – Hotflush
Murr – Noise In (Adam Marshall’s Re-population Dub) – New Kanada
Oni Ayhun – OAR004A – Oni Ayhun Records
Decimal – Melody Attack (Sandwell District Remix) – Soma
Kenny Glasgow – Open Your Mind – My Favorite Robot


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Welcome to the new 530Techno

530Techno started out in 2003 as the brainchild of Stephen Holland-Chang (aka symbio) for the purposes of revitalizing and unifiying the local northern california valley EDM scene. After running for several years as a community directory, blog, regional podcast and event hub for all types of edm, it was decided to re-birth the brand in 2010 as a record label, blog and new podcast series with a focus on strictly underground techno/house/electronics.

530Techno’s Digital Music Label launching early 2011 will present unconventional techno+house+electronica from international artists. In addition to its activities as a digital record label, 530Techno curates its own podcast, partners with VinyljunkiePR on The CONDUIT // Podcast and produces northern california based events. Although based in rural northern california, we are looking for artists to add to our roster of lateral producers/djs who want to push the sound forward. Techno/house began as an urban phenomena, from early Detroit to modern Berlin and across the big cities of the world. Labels like 530Techno prove that there is a sound coming from the global underground, which although influenced by the sounds of the big city, has a unique voice born from small / rural communities like ours. Continue reading

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