RPLKTR (pronounced "replicator") is a musician and software engineer creating spacious intellectual exercises in sound. His music often employs unusual time signatures and lush wide atmospherics contrasted with clear and direct leads and percussion. He started out as a remix artist for prog rock giants like Steven Wilson, Duncan Patterson, or Mick Moss. These days his music takes on a more directly synthetic turn. Expect chiptunes, synthwave, EBM.
He took his first steps in computer music in the early 1990s on his Amiga 600 with ProTracker and OctaMED. In the 2020s he's going full circle, utilizing modern hardware trackers like the Dirtywave M8 and Polyend Tracker. He contributed code to the firmware of the latter device.
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Energetic 8-bit bass music producer Vault Kid made a name for himself in early 2017, when he first started to release music made entirely on Game Boys and became part of the thriving chiptune scene in europe. Since then, Vault Kid adapted modern music production tools and combines them with the bleepy video game sounds of his childhood to deliver uplifting dance music bangers.
He released two albums and countless singles and remixes, one of which was the electro-pop-hymn “Thousand Little Voices” featuring international digital J-Pop idol Hatsune Miku, made for and performed at the HATSUNE MIKU EXPO 2021 Online.
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Let's party like it's 1992!
Or at least to the music I'd like to party to in 1992. So let me give you a round up on music I was seeking out back then. The stuff I'd like to listen to in the clubs, as well as the stuff that I'd like to play when DJing myself. So expect a somewhat healthy mix of Rock, Pop, Wave, Dance as well as some Black and Dark music with a spice of NDW.
Let's see if I can create a set that contains all these acts: Alphaville, Anne Clark, Billy Idol, Cure, Depeche Mode, Eurythmics, Guns n' Roses, Ideal, New Order, Prince, Prodigy, U2.
SvOlli ( XAYAX )
Dudelsaladt are Nilsmusic and Fefe Tainment, two computer and music loving guys from bremen in the windy north of Germany. They started producing music together in October 2015.
Dudelsaladt's motor is the love to make music. It doesn’t matter what comes out at the end, the main thing in the process is to have a lot of fun.
Some would describe their music style as „techno“ but that’s not a fitting description. They would describe it as „glitchy, weirdo, broken, four to the floor dance music“.
Ladys and Gentlemen, this next scamp needs no introduction.
But let's give an introduction anyway, just to bore you: Scener since 1994, has main-organized over 20 demopartys including the famous Breakpoint series. Loves the scene, loves satire, loves happy hardcore.
At Nordlicht he will be giving you uplifting UK Hardcore, sometimes mashed up with scene tunes, and non-stop bangers. Bring your glow-sticks, bring your whistles, and rave like it's 1999.
Fancy some DJ-related trivia? The earliest ronny-mixtape you can find online dates '94. Trying to explain being the first DJ ever at Mekka/Symposium’97 is as strange as it felt back then. Started my residency at Hamburg's 'UNIT III' under the name of 'r2dj'. Social awkwardness made me launch the netlabel .schleudertrauma., eventually resulting in supplying the official mixes for Traktor 2.
I shared everything I learned in 30 years of DJing into a seminar at UC titled: “DJing is about leadership”. Addendum: giving up writing your bio in third person removes the cringe. What will I play? A summer nights' dream.
Ronny @ Mixcloud