016 : Carl H (Animals On Psychedelics/Sub-System)

Ahead of his headline slot at the fast approaching Northern Electric Festival 2017 in Newcastle, we spoke to Carl H about this quite honestly sublime mix he put together for us. We already knew him to be a killer DJ, one of the best we have ever met, but having something archived under backdrop of this […]

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015: Ben Boe (Boe Recordings / For Those That Knoe)

DJ, producer, record label owner (twice over) – Ben’s managed to leave a comprehensive mark on the music we love, and managed to do so without a compromise in quality in any of his fields. Beginning his first record label, Boe Recordings, in 2007, Ben established the label as an underground stronghold, with an uncompromising attention to […]

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014: Red Robin (Bar 25 / Watergate)

Cornering Red Robin in the smoking area of Rote Sonne in Munich and attempting to display my terrible German language skills – not a pretty sight for anyone in the vicinity – have very fortunately led to Robin creating this throbbing three hour mix for us. Luckily for me, and my poor attempts at German, […]

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013: Polanski (Humancy / B L A N C)

Instalment 13 in our podcast series brought to you by Polanski (Humancy / B L A N C) – born in Poland, and known for seeking inspiration for his production through re-expressing the rural landscapes of his youth in a modern digital interpretation, we are delighted to welcome Andrzej to the series. First cutting his teeth at Trusty, […]

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012: Rob Moller [Ctrl]

Rob Moller, DJ and events promoter from Newcastle, heads up Ctrl (an underground house and techno night), and Headphone Magic (a Facebook page for Rob to finally share the music he has, loves, and listens to). He’s DJ’d in the city for more years than I’ve lived here, and, having spun on the same lineup […]

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011: Percy Main (Lionoil Industries)

Percy Main, the alter ego of Notsosilent head honcho Matt Belcher, brings us this week’s mix. Matt resides in Edinburgh, with roots in Newcastle, and will be headlining our next Ernest event on 26.11.16. Matt also featured for us at our 2015 Edinburgh live stream, reeling out rare disco and house grooves before Fudge Fingas […]

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009: JOHN SHIMA (Boe Recordings/ Emotions Electric)

BackdropLive 009 comes from John Shima, a producer of deep and cosmic techno of the highest calibre. I have been obsessed with his records for sometime, losing myself to his techno tales on the headphones and playing them out in the club. His music tells a story and ignores functionality, as he says himself below, […]

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008: QNETE (LOBSTER THEREMIN/DROWNED RECORDS)

Firstly thank you very much for recording this podcast, it’s a real journey which starts slow, jazzy and ambient before driving on. Our BackdropLive lovers will enjoy this i know! When, where and on what was the mix recorded? I recorded it at home in the living room of the flat. I think it was […]

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007 : CARLOS NILMMNS (PARIS METRO MUSIC/PLANET E)

“Accomplished musician, artist, composer, DJ and music supervisor of fine electronic, jazz, soul and soundtrack music. Often collaborating with known and emerging artists and musicians from around the world. The Scotsman now based in France has quite a long background. As a young man it was Vince Watson who inspired Ross by teaching him the […]

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