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2010: a year in techno

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Here’s our list of our favourite singles, albums and labels of 2010. It’s been a great year for music.

20 singles:

10 albums/compilations:

5 labels:

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December 24th, 2010 at 12:00 am

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r.i.p. aaron-carl

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A true musical legend, Aaron-Carl, has passed away. AC, we miss you but you will always be with us, in our hearts. Rest in Peace.

RA News: Aaron-Carl dies of cancer

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October 1st, 2010 at 1:00 am

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late summer dj mix round-up

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Orlando Voorn, Intonation Vol 4: Orlando Voorn brings us a very musical selection of house and techno music.

Nomadico, KMS 061: Nomadico mixes up records from the KMS label.

Slam & Harri, Atlantis Mix part 1, part 2 and part 3: a two hour rollercoaster from Harri, Orde and Stuart.

RA.220 Harri + Domenic: another great set from Harri with Domenic.

Last but not least: Jeff Mills, All Tomorrows: Jeff Mills lays down an hour-long session of sci-fi techno music.

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August 23rd, 2010 at 10:00 pm

ecdr podcast 27 – fabrice lig

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In celebration of our third anniversary: this week’s podcast is a live set from Belgian techno prince, Fabrice Lig.

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July 26th, 2010 at 12:30 am

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ecdr podcast 26 – d-knox

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The second installment in Sect Records mix series comes courtesy of Warsaw-based Kalamazoo techno DJ and producer, D-Knox.

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July 13th, 2010 at 1:30 am

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essential albums july – september 2010

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2010 has been a fine year for albums so far, as The Black Dog released a brilliant ambient album "Music For Real Airports", A Guy Called Gerald returned with the even deeper and more subtle "Tronic Jazz The Berlin Sessions" and Robert Hood served up yet another masterpiece "Omega". There are more albums coming out by Niko Marks, Fabrice Lig and Akin Khan.

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July 12th, 2010 at 1:00 am

club nights with dj bone and dj s2 this weekend

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You can catch some of those DJs on the REAL Booking Artist Agency roster this weekend.

[ COLOUR presents DJ BONE, DJ RUSH and BEN SIMS ]

Friday, July 9, 2010

Sankeys, Manchester | Doors open at 10:30pm | £15 on door

  • DJ BONE
  • DJ RUSH
  • BEN SIMS

DJ Bone, DJ Rush and Ben Sims at Sankeys, Manchester. Don’t forget to check out Ed Mackie podcast with DJ Bone.

[ IN TOO DEEP presents LEVON VINCENT ]

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Private Loft, Los Angeles (* hotline: 213-403-0113) | Doors open at 10pm | $10 on door

  • LEVON VINCENT
  • SANTIAGO SALAZAR
  • REG XELLE

Levon Vincent joins Santiago Salazar in his residency this Saturday in Los Angeles.

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July 9th, 2010 at 12:45 am

los hermanos tv launches

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Los Hermanos’ main man Gerald Mitchell launches Los Hermanos TV.

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June 28th, 2010 at 3:00 am

terrence parker tours japan

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Terrence Parker is scheduled to hit the road this summer for a short tour of Japan. The tour will begin on July 11th with a beach party in Enoshima, and moves on to Tokyo before arriving at Kyoto on July 16th. August will see a duo of venues taking in Tokyo and Hamamatsu. Parker then plays some dates across the States and Singapore before heading back to Tokyo, and then off to Hamamatsu for his final show on August 15th. Check out the dates below for further information:

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June 23rd, 2010 at 2:30 pm

dave clarke on roy avni

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R.I.P. Roy Avni

UK techno don Dave Clarke pays tribute to Roy Avni, founder of Electronation, who passed away on June 13, 2010, with a special show on his Whitenoise Radio. Listen to the show here.

Rest in peace, Roy Avni, we will miss you.

In memoriam: Roy Avni

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June 21st, 2010 at 11:00 am

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