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Interviews

 

 

 

 

 

A collection of interviews by resident DJ Olaf Quintessa relating to electronic music in virtual worlds, the DJs, venues, real life gigs, productions, mixed reality and anything else that comes up

 

 

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DJs, Friends & Associates

 

 

Bioni Samp - DJ & Producer

 

Web Site - www.bionisamp.info

Second Life Name - Samp String

Style - Techno, experimental

 

An artist, musician and video maker originally from Leeds and currently resides in London.  In addition to live shows around London Bioni also plays at The Drome and features tracks made by producers and labels, he is involved with taking people on a experimental journey into the night.  

 

His inspiration started on community and pirate radio and evolved over time into a virtual world.  

 

 

 

 

Coefficient - DJ & Producer

 

Web Site -www.coefficient-audio.com

Second Life Name - Robot Recreant

Style - Techno, dark

 

DJ/Producer of Coefficient / Motogen and also a great regular resident DJ of The Drome.

 

 

 

Darkfloor - DVNT / MANTIS

 

Website - www.darkfloor.co.uk

Second Life Name - DVNT Snowpaw

Style - Varied

 

Great DJ who has previously syndicated his regular mantis radio shows to The Drome with his special showcase.  

 

 

 

dark n Light

 

Website - http://www.darknlight.co.uk

Second Life Name - RED Crazyboi

Style - Techno, Detroit Techno, House

 

 

 

Larry Cavelle - DJ & Producer

 

Web Site -www.altaego.org

Second Life Name - Larry Lawksley

Style - Detroit Techno

DJ/Producer from South of England who regularly live around the UK and plays regular sets on W.A.R.M.T.H and internet show united to preserve the integrity of Detroit Electronic Music.   Previously special guest at The Drome on random occasions.

 

 

 

Noraj Cue - DJ & Producer

 

Web Site -www.norajcue.com

Second Life Name - 2ndthoughts Brando

Style - Tech/Minimal

Noraj-Cue productions, regular dj at drome and collaborator of the FOEM 5th Anniversary at The Basement in Second Life.

 

 

Olaf Quintessa - DJ

 

 

Web Site -www.freshstatic.wordpress.com

Second Life Name - Olaf Quintessa

Style -  Techno, Electro, Deep House, Italo

Olaf Quintessa - Founder of Freshstatic and retired resident DJ of The Drome in addition to co-creator of Virtual Advisor/virtual record shop.  

 

 

RED

 

Web Site - www.red313.co.uk

Second Life Name - RED Crazyboi

Style - Techno, Detroit Techno, House

 

RED consisted of DJs Jim Bull (rip), Japhy and Marley Cole, based in the South East of England.  They frequently hosted house and techno parties in the Hastings area, showcasing at special events around the UK and Europe in addition to their previous regular slot at The Drome.  They first appeared at The Drome back in 2008 introduced by Thinker who owned Alpha Box at the time.

 

 

 

Sheffield Bleep - DJ

 

Web Site - www.sheffieldbleep.co.uk

Second Life Name - Sheffield Northman

Style - Bleeps, Bass, Acid, Techno

 

Great DJ and purveyor of bass and bleeps, that said it all so The Drome had to get in contact with him to collaborate in live syndication of his radio show hosted on Future Music.  Also previously co-creator of Virtual Advisor and an occasional guest DJ at The Drome.

 

 

 

Sonic Warriors United - DJs

 

Website - www.sonicwarriorsunited.com

Second Life Names - Denard Alchemi & Jana Hakiu

Style - Techno, Rhythmic Industrial, EBM and Electro

 

Denard Henry and Jana Clemen are DJ/Pproducers from opposite sides of the Atlantic who joined forces to develop a fusion of techno, ebm, electro and industrial dance music. Their Sonic Warriors United (SWU) project is a group of producers and djs who are actively exploring and deploying this fusion, and features artists such as Marita Schreck, C-Dex, Floppy and Reade Truth. Their recent tour of Germany and the US included shows at Tresor, Berlin, and the Sommerstart Festival.  They hosted a regular monthly DRIFT event at The Drome.

 

 

 

Wildtek - DJ/Producer

 

Website - http://wildtek.free.fr

Second Life Name - Wildtek Tone

Style - Detroit Techno

 

Wildtek is a DJ/producer and member of Detroit Techno Militia.  The Drome collaborated with Wildtek to invite guest DJs from Second Life to his regular Teknology show.

 

 

 

Net Radio / Labels

 

Bowyer Hawks creator and founder of FAC virtual club in Second Life and LAW Recording

 

Fnoob Inernet Radio Station was launched in September 2009 with the purpose of promoting as many underground music DJs, Producers and Labels around the world. Fnoob online radio stages a mixture of up and coming DJs from a wide variety of electronic and underground music genres.  Fnoob has syndicated live shows to The Drome featuring Mazyee and Kane 44.

 

FOEM [Forum of Electronic Music] is a producer/DJ forum where you can place your tracks and mixes for others to be heard.  The Drome collaborated with a select few for the FOEM 5th Anniversary party in Second Life.

 

 

 

Services

 

d-oo-b - Provider of technical advice and machinima in addition to reserve stream resources.  

Eif has been a long term friend and help :) wo ears __________ d-    -b    two eyes __________    oo    to support your ideas ----------------> d-oo-b      (-_o)

 

 

 

Loudbaby - the evolution of intelegent design and original creators of the Detroit Island on Second Life, which was home to The Drome in 2008 to 2009. Loudbaby focus on web design, hosting and development.

 

 

 

Moebiussurfing - Machinma AV Productions

 

Specialist in machinima, Moebiussurfing have facilitated for The Drome, Vector76 and The Basement to provide quality video productions including FOEM 5th Anniversary, NewcastleGateshead's Pixel Palace at The Tyneside Cinema and others.  His other productions include machinima of other great virtual electronic clubs and festivals, Luke Slater in Second Life.  Moebiussurfing also helped facilitate the inspiring DROID mixed reality gig featuring Luke Vibert back in February 2008.

 

 

 

Vector76 - developed and own NewcastleGateshead on Second Life.  The Drome has collaborated on a few projects with Vector76 and continue to bring mixed reality to virtual worlds.

 

 

 

and a shout out to the rest...

 

 

MetroBoy - Special guest DJ appearance at The Drome, 2009

 

Sir Real - Special guest DJ appearance at The Drome, 2009

 

Trevor Wilkes - Special guest DJ appearance at the Drome, 2009

 

Transient, ionic, claude, kemmi, court, calrek, mach  - Guest DJ on super special occasions

 

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Cari Lekebusch  - Great DJ and builder in Second Life

 

Technopodcast - Great techno podcast site featuring the finest of mixes

 

United Beats  - Great underground club in Second Life

 

Back to Mine  - Great underground club in Second Life

 

 

                                             

 

                                                                                                                                         A huge thank you to you all for your support and encouragement throughout!