On the 14th edition of Revolver Podcasts, we’re going back to our minimal and techno roots with thelifeofmaks.
Seduced by the early underground electronic music scene in London, maks began to develop his interest in mixing and producing records in raw and bootleg form. Fast forward a decade, maks now delves deep into the techno and minimal realms with heavy influences from UK, Berlin, Detroit, and Ibiza based artists which have led to the delivery of his unique sound and energy to dance-floors around the globe. maks has performed alongside an array of industry titans including names such as Gaiser (MINUS), Ida Engberg (Drumcode), Kaiserdisco (Drumcode), Secret Cinema (Gem Records), Lewis Fautzi (SOMA), Guy J (Lost & Found), Edu Imbernon (Get Physical), EINMUSIK (EINMUSIKA), Ambivalent (MINUS), Leon (Music On), Troy Pierce (MINUS), Fabio Florido (MINUS), Heidi (Jackathon), Oliver Huntemann (Senso Sounds), Marco Bailey (MBR), Carlo Lio (Rawthentic), Sam Paganini (Drumcode), Agents Of Time (Correspondant), Martin Landsky (Mobilee), My Favorite Robot (MFR), Oxia (Saved), Petar Dundov (Music Man Records), Lee Van Dowski (Cocoon), Martin Buttrich (Desolat), Superflu (Svnset Waves), Ripperton (Innervisions), Olivier Giacomotto (Suara), Chopstick And Johnjon (Suol), Bart Skils (Drumcode), DJ Tennis (Life & Death), Adam Beyer (Drumcode), The/Das (Life & Death), Boris Brejcha (Harthouse), Julien Jeweil (MINUS), Laura Jones (Sensoramic), Matt Tolfrey (Leftroom), Bill Patrick (Supplement Facts), Tini (Cocoon), Audiofly (Get Physical), Dan Andrei (Sunrise), and Gescu (Sunrise) just to name a few.
On the 31st of December 2015, maks fulfilled one of his career milestones by playing the very first new years eve edition of the internationally recognized, Groove On The Grass festival in the UAE, alongside one of his longstanding influences, inspirations, and role-models: Richie Hawtin (MINUS)… Also lined-up was PLUS8 label co founder: John Acquaviva (PLUS8), and a carefully hand-picked collection of the strongest local techno support acts…
Since relocating to the Middle-East a few years ago, maks has become immersed in the rapidly developing techno and minimal scene around the region due to his addiction for digging for the freshest and most unique sounds combined with, his methodically mesmerizing and dance-floor captivating track selection in every performance…
The end of 2015 brought another milestone for maks, as he completed the year long, 10 episode, MIND_ curated podcast series which was widely received and acclaimed by his peers around the region, and back home in the UK, and became well known for it’s boundary-pushing, and intelligent selections.
This week, he’s taking us on a carefully curated journey in a one hour set prepared for the Revolver crowd. Use your best sound gear for this ride.
01. Sonodab – Neptano [Vinyl] (Kina Music – KNMVLTD002)
02. Dafoe & Amin Ravelle – Oscillation 2 [Vinyl] (What.if – WI002)
03. Barac – Surrounding Desert [Vinyl] (Rawax – AIRA004)
04. Priku – Orga [Vinyl] (Eastenderz – ENDZ005)
05. Suciu – Dusîntors [Vinyl] (Pressure Traxx – PTXS003.1)
06. Dragosh – Didiracrac (Priku Reconstruction) [Vinyl] (Paragram – 006)
07. SIT – Angels [Vinyl] (Amphia – AMP009-3)
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