The CONDUIT // 069 – Zach Lubin


// Zach Lubin //

One of our favorite albums this summer has been the Psycheframe LP from Chicago artist Zach Lubin on Parity Records – a quality collection of gorgeous home listening techno. We were excited when Parity owner Antonio Caballero approached us with an exclusive mix from Lubin to promote the album and jumped at the opportunity.  – Sean-Michael Yoder

// Tracklisting //

zach lubin – quantamind – parity

tom dicicco – return to dust – run out run

svida – rain dance – klap klap

truncate – switch – 50 weapons

joel alter – no way (ed davenport remix) – bass culture

kink – hand made – rush hour

zach lubin – heuristic – parity

delano smith – constellation – sushitech

lonyo – in ayia nappa (todd edwards disco dub) – unreleased

shed – well done my son (033472 edit) – soloaction

the black dog – cctv nation (redshape analog mix) – soma

mike dehnert – pneumatic – ann aimee

benjamin damage – 010x – 50 weapons

zach lubin – sync with – parity

trus’me – somebody – prime numbers

m.ono – love pass you by – rose records

tim harper – eugene harper – relief

yellow house – jack my body – dance mania

// Bio and Info //

Zach Lubin is from Chicago and has been DJing and making electronic music since 1991. He has performed across the US, as well as Spain, Holland, and Belgium. Playing alongside acts like The Advent, Claude Young, James Ruskin, Cari Lekebusch, Joris Voorn, Terrence Parker, Jay Denham, Plastikman and Larent Garnier, Zach is known for his high intensity and funky techno sets, which often infuse a lot of hands-on tricks similar to influences Dave Clarke, Derrick May, and Jeff Mills…… yet can often dive into deep avenues of Chicago, German, and Detroit-influenced house and classic disco and funk. After taking a hiatus to finish a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Zach returned to music production, and many works are posted at his Soundcloud page. He has releases on Jeff Mills’ Axis sister-label 6277, Chicago-based Kimochi, and an upcoming album on Parity Records. For DJ sets, check out his Mixcloud page at


The CONDUIT // 068 – Oilpanic


// Oilpanic //

It’s been awhile since we’ve presented a podcast but we got one in this month from our favorite local producer Oilpanic. Hjalmar Hake is a good friend and someone we get to see perform and play records on a semi-regular basis so it’s taken for granted the transformative power a good DJ mix has when it is presented to be shared with others. It doesn’t have to be from distant spot on the other side of the globe, either, especially when you have producers in your own backyard who are every bit as good. We’re glad this finally came together and we get a great opportunity to showcase the quality of the local music to the world. – Sean-Michael Yoder

// Tracklisting //

Chaos In The CBD- Pale Moonlight – Youngunz

Mak- Cameo – Car Crash Set

A Made Up Sound – Malfunction – 50 Weapons

Jak&LilRoy – Juncture (Oilpanic remix) – 530Techno

Four Tet – Jupiters (Happa Remix) – Text

Take you there – Syphon (Ribbon Tweeter Worship Remix) – 530Techno

Manare- Silk-Youngunz

Tony Quattro – Back Swipe – Bad Taste UK

Bambounou – Nappy Head (Art Nouveau remix) – IDOL

The Oliverwho factory – Jealousy – Planet E

Dark Sky – Ruk – Monkey Town Germany

Justin Martin – Riding Spaceships – Dirtybird

The Town – Pulse – Clek Clek Boom

Untold – U-29 – R&S

Daily – Take Out – Level 01 Recordings

My Nu Leng – The Grid – 877

Bambounou – Off The Motion – 50 Weapons

My Nu Leng – Hips and Thights-877

Dark Sky – Zoom – BlackAce

Pariah – The Slump – R&S

The CONDUIT // 067 – Mike Wall


// Mike Wall //

We are very excited to present an exclusive mix from Berlin artist Mike Wall. Mike’s debut album on Hidden Recordings entitled Different Colours has been tearing up the vinyl and digital techno charts during the early part of the year. He also runs his own vinyl only label called Wall Music, still plays records when he DJs, and is constantly playing a set somewhere in the world. This mix for CONDUIT is a sampler mix comprised entirely of tracks from Different Colours to give you a little taste of the Mike Wall sound. Hope you enjoy! – Sean-Michael Yoder


The CONDUIT // 066 – Sean-Michael Yoder


// Sean-Michael Yoder //

What was initially supposed to be an annual report mix has turned into a collection of tracks reflecting the not-so-static nature of our winter weather around here. Some days it has been warm and sunny with record high temperatures while other days have brought us record snowfall. With that in mind, we bring the local flavor for the 66th installment of this series.- Sean-Michael Yoder

// Tracklisting //

unknown – Grandma’s Hands (re-edit)
Tim Deluxe – Surya (Club Mix)
unknown – Consciousness
Marco Bailey – Mister Funky (Mark Reeve Remix)
Rone – Flesh (Sasha Remix)
Tom Flynn – With Flowers
Signal Deluxe – Hold You Forever (e machinery Remix)
Android Cartel – My Hypnotist (Jay Tripwire’s West Coast Mix)
Justin Baule – Once Again (Jay Tripwire Remix)
Marvin Gaye – Got To Give It Up (Wink Quick Tool)
Hamza – Soumba Soumba
Mihalis Safras – Stranger (Wehbba Remix)
Jeff Keenan – Sweet
Soulrack & Mikel – Funk With Me (Sheenan & Clausen with Kaschant Remix)
Daniel Mehes – Snowdrift (Mark Rogan’s Old Skool 808 Acid Flashback)
Mike Starr feat. Mama – Love Away (Douglas Greed Remix)
Tom Middleton – Hawke’s Groove
Deepchild – Riyadh (Deadbeat Remix)
Andres Gil – Railway (Lazy M Remix)
Arco – Movin’
Moodtrap – Athina
unknown – unknown
Big Al – Steps
Shades of Grey – Gonna Fight
Climbers – Hypnotic Visions
Ardalan – The Sea (Chris James Pacific State Resplash)
Colin McNeil – Deep Magenta Stars (Vince Watson Reshape)
Re – Dupre – Mad Monkey (Mattias Fridell Extinct Remix)
Roman Stange & Craig Kuna – You’ll House Me
Tone of Arc – I Know Who You Are
Cyanwave – Dilate (Complicit’s Die Later Mix)
Jaramillo – Unno feat. Lulo
Gathaspar – I Had A Dream That She Was Dying Alone
Jimpster – These Times
Christian Orlo – Another Night (23rd Dimension in Hyperspace Dub)


The CONDUIT // 065 – Cyanwave


// Cyanwave //

In a recent conversation with a friend he mentioned that the West Coast had it’s own special techno sound, very dark and warehouse friendly. In some ways it reminded him of the free-for-all spirit of the legendary Midwest scene that informed his youth. We’ve been fortunate to present mixes from a whole crop of artists from out West flying that flag, the best, in our opinion, and we’ve gotten quite an education. Cyanwave offers a different look at the West Coast vibe on our 65th edition of The CONDUIT. The duo dives deeper and gets weirder, while still tapping to the essential elements of the artform – rhythm and melody. – Sean-Michael Yoder

// Tracklisting //

Claudio PRC – Echoes   [Prologue]
Cyanwave – ANX-ACC (Parallel Universes)   [Innerflight]
Donato Dozzy & Nuel – Lazar   [Wagon Repair]
For You –  ESHU   [Field Recordings]
In The Red – Trus’me *DVS1 Remix  [Prime Numbers]
Recondite – DRGN   [Hotflush Recordings]
Sequenz 31  –  Jens Zimmermann   [Treibstoff]
Dominik Eulberg – Teddy Tausendtod *Stephan Bodzin Marabu Remix   [Traum]
Rrose – 23 Lashes  [EAUX]
Terence Fixmer & Claudio PRC – Lunar Forest [Prologue]
Dark –  Mike Parker & Aubrey *Mike Parker Remix [Mowar]
Sergio Vilas – Slam_Bam *John Massey Remix   [Subsensory]
Piltdown Sound – Stiches *Cyanwave Remix [Subsensory]
Kangding Ray – Thar   [Stroboscopic Artefacts]
Two Ninety One  – Jerome Sydenham, Function & Chris Liebing *Chris Liebing Edit [CLR]
Sendai – EP20124  [Time to Express]
Cyanwave – Morphic Plate (Subspec]
Rrose – Waterfall  [Sandwell District]
Peter Van Hoesen – Raptures Coming  [Time to Express]
Ctrl Alt Dlt – With Child *Cyanwave Remix  [unreleased]
Mike Parker – FWD *Donato Dozzy Remix   [Prologue]
Sone – Thistle [Audio Autopsy]
Cyanwave – Mirage *Crown Hill Repeater’s Point Of The Arches Remix  [Innerflight]
Clime – Marcel Dettmann  [Marcel Dettmann Records]
Iketa – Bloom  [Visionary Mind Recordings]

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The CONDUIT // 064 – Complicit


// Complicit //

Minneapolis duo Complicit recently came to our attention via a remix for Northwest duo Cyanwave. We are consistently impressed these days with the techno coming out of the western half of the US and hope to continue featuring that as part of our lengthy investigations in 2013. The husband and wife duo of Travis and Tanya Norman’s official motto is ‘keeping techno sexy’, they’ve been doing that since 2009 and really seem to be hitting their stride this year. We were pleased when Tanya responded to our request for a mix and subsequently delivered a subtle and artful mix, just the way we like it…. – Sean-Michael Yoder

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The CONDUIT // 063 – Horatio


// Horatio //

Berlin artist and owner of the Natural Rhythm label group provides us with this fantastic live mix that incorporates live instrumentation and a lil jazz to the existing tracks. There is a warm, organic sound and an adherence to a strict set of aesthetic rules as a DJ that make Horatio a standout artist and we are very pleased to have provide a very unique mix from him for The CONDUIT.  – Sean-Michael Yoder

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The CONDUIT // 062 – Hermans


// Hermans //

The Toronto techno duo the Hermans has really taken off in the past year with releases on UK imprint Extended Play, NYC’s Subtrak and our very own 530Techno. Hermans’ members Max the Fax and Dick Diamonds have also been active as solo artists with work for Thoughtless Music, Zoo:Technique, and Runnin Wild with more releases on the way. They are also founders of the popular blog:, as well as Late & Deep Events, and even manage to find a little time to DJ. We are excited to bring these busy cats to the series with this exclusive mix!  – Sean-Michael Yoder

// Tracklisting //

Dirt Urchins (Original Mix) – Hermans
Riyadh (original Mix) – Deepchild
Sample Di Poison – Lady Blacktronika
Mindstorm – Basic Soul Unit
Octopus – James T Cotton
The Curiosity Box – Greyhawk
RazKaz – Marcel Fengler
Trance Me Up (I Wanna Go Higher) (Skudge Remix) – Achterbahn D’amour
Sfs – Tuff City Kids
Boontown – BOOK
Heatstroke – Sean Roman & Dick Diamonds
Equilibrium – Hot Natured
Blonde On Blonde – West Norwood Cassette Library
Energy Flash (Dean Newton & Huggy Mix) – Joey Beltram
Flexibility – Miss Kitten & The Hacker
Lost Battlleships (re edit) – Siopis
El Duelo (Joyce Muniz Dejando Remix) – Maurice Aymard feat. Yetta
RDMN – Psyk
Piano Houze – The MD Connection
Untitled 2 – Midland & Pariah
Whew! – The Bucket Heads
Tears Of Joy – Felix Da Housecat

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The CONDUIT // 061 – Lao


// Lao //

Mexico City artist Lao has completely blown us away with his futuristic bass sound for labels such as Blaq and his own Extasis label. In our opinion, this is the current sound from the streets bubbling up in Mexico City and we’re pleased to present this mix as part of our series. – Sean-Michael Yoder

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The CONDUIT // 060 – Christian Orlo


// Christian Orlo //

Christian Orlo is co-owner of popular Mexican label Dialtone and has been in the lab perfecting new tracks in a slower, groovier style. On his latest mix for CONDUIT, Orlo captures that sound perfectly.  – Sean-Michael Yoder

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