Coming up fast on Friday November 2nd, our good friends at Into The Woods will host Mark Flash of Underground Resistance. Mark is a skillfully versatile DJ and producer who is currently performing live with Mad Mike Banks as Depth Charge. Check the video below from a recent performance at Funkhaus in Berlin! DJ Dex and Esteban Adame will perform a B2B DJ set as “El Coyote”. Esteban has had a great year following up last year’s El Coyote release on Yaxteq with releases on esteemed labels Jealous God (as Frequencia), Dolly and Mister Saturday Night out of NYC. DJ Dex aka Nomadico has just released the digital LP “The Code Switcha” available via the Yaxteq shop here and coming soon on VINYL via fine record shops worldwide.
Also warming up will be Maheras aka Jimmy Maheras who was an attendee at Claude Young’s Yaxteq Lab a couple of years ago.
Official Yaxteq announcement! The “Code Switcha” album is now being pressed at Archer Record Pressing in Detroit and is expected to start shipping worldwide in November.
If you haven’t already please have a listen via SoundCloud below. Once again huge thanks to our featured visual artists; Howard Davy for his design of the Nomadico mascot (yuru-chara) and Chaz Bojorquez for his amazing rendering of the “Nomadico” lettering in his iconic style.
DJ Dex aka Nomadico has written and produced 10 new unreleased tracks for this double LP “The Code Switcha”.
It features a range of tempos and sonic dynamics; from the slow burns of “RTD 60” and “909 Soto Street” to the full
on energy of “Machine Learning for Homeboy” and “HustLA”. There are also electro funk tracks like “Still Cruisin”,
“Radio 3031323” and “Backyard Trippin”. Meanwhile, the moods and textures of “Introversion”, “Innermission” and
“Staring Problem” are for deep listening. All of these are fused together by atmospheric pads, touches of acid and a
veteran DJ’s sense of rhythm and timing.
A2. Still Cruisin
A3. RTD 60
B1. 909 Soto Street
B2. Radio 3031323
C2. Machine Learning for Homeboy
C3. Backyard Trippin
D2. Staring Problem
It was a long hot summer in L.A. but towards the end my family and I got away to Detroit for a few days to visit family and friends. The Yaxteq studio also needed some serious electrical repairs so production was on hold. As a result of all this, it’s been quiet around here. But there’s now plenty of news to report so here we go!!
My Dublab appearance will be a nice preview of my performance at the Strawberry Fields Festival in Australia (November 17th-20th). Myself and DJ Skurge will be performing as the Underground Resistance Assault Squad. The full line-up is available here: http://www.strawberry-fields.com.au/music/
As a bonus, we’ll be kicking things off with a pre-party on Friday November 11th in Melbourne before heading out to the ‘bush’ for the festival. Check out the flyer below. Thanks for your time and reading this far into the post!! ; )
I’ve uploaded the recording of my set at The Rex Club in Paris on April 1st, 2016. It was an incredible “UR night” with Waajeed, Timeline and Mark Flash all doing amazing sets. It was a pleasure and a privilege to have such a great experience at one of the world’s best night clubs. The set is now available for listening on Mixcloud. Track listing is on Mixcloud and below. Big thanks to P.U.R.E and Manu Casana for hosting us in France and to Cornelius Harris of UR for taking care of business as usual.
1. Jam by Taho, Jules Wells (Loop)
2. Aguila (Fix mix) by Underground Resistance
3. Jam by Taho, Jules Wells
4. Live and Learn by Brandon DeCarlo
5. Step Or Stone (Breath Or Bone) by Leon Vynehall
6. Romero’s Echo by Nomadico
7. Final Frontier (Nomadico edit) by Mad Mike
8. Hit The Deck by Ice-T
9. Mind Sweep by Dan Curtin
10. Elimination by Underground Resistance
11. Firekeeper by The Martian
I’ll be touring France March 31st through April 3rd. The first stop will be at the legendary Rex Club in Paris on April 1st. The next stop will be at Le Sucre in Lyon on April 3rd. Both nights will feature TIMELINE Live, Mark Flash, Waajeed and myself DJing. I’ll also be debuting the new Gentefication EP and will hopefully have some vinyl copies available!! Check the Yaxteq 002 video preview below!!
UR “4 Down feat. Chaos, Locutus and Hue”
Nomadico “Angkor Wat”
Perception “Controlled Substance”
Galaxy 2 Galaxy “Deep Space 9”
Unknown Soldier “Babylon’s Gifts”
UR “Fiber Optic Commando”
UR “Baghdad Express”
Dark Energy “Aurora”
UR “Talking to Z”
UR “Message to the Majors”
UR “I AM UR”
UR “The Final Frontier” Nomadico edit
Aquanauts “Bubble Beats”
DJ Skurge “Electrocuter”
UR “Code Red”
UR “Electronic Warfare”
The Infiltraitor “Thought 1”
Nomadico “Mental Fog”
UR “Charlie Hotel 155”
Dark Energy “Black Strategy” DJ Dex edit
UR “Waveform” unreleased electro mix
UR “Sonic Grits”
UR “Install Ho Chi Minh Chip”
The Martian “Starchild”
UR “Soul Power”
Timeline “Lottie The Body”
The Martian “Firekeeper”
The Trinity “Burning Spear”
UR “Death of My Neighborhood” feat. Transition vox
The Martian “808 Celsius Surface Temperature”
UR “Moor Horsemen on Bolarus 5” feat. Kirk and Spock.
A wild night and great times were had this past Saturday at Hyperion Tavern in Los Angeles. The Black Lodge is a monthly party at The Hyperion Tavern with a mix of local and out of town guests. Vikas and Jason are doing a great job creating an intimate yet rowdy party. The music is varied from Techno bangers to moodier House and vocal cuts. Rumor has it the sets were recorded so I’ll post a recording up here as soon as possible. In other news I’m working on adding e-commerce features to this site. So that means soon you’ll be able to order various DJ Dex and Nomadico vinyl releases directly from my studio here in Los Angeles. I’ve got plans for t-shirts, stickers and other goodies too. Finally there will of course be the option to buy tunes digitally in uncompressed .wav format.
Truly looking forward to returning to NYC this weekend! I’ll be working once again with the ALLGOLD collective led by Kevin Beasley. Myself and Heiroglyphic Being will be dropping a ton of bizarre modern electronic music aka Techno in Long Island City for “Spring Cleaning” at the PS1 Print Shop.
PS1 Print Shop
22-01 Jackson Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101 USA
More info and details over at Resident Advisor.
I’m proud to announce that the vinyl test pressings for Yaxteq 001 have been approved. Submerge in Detroit will be the first and exclusive source for white label pre-release copies. These will be available Memorial Day weekend. The full release for vinyl and digital is scheduled for early summer.
Check out the Somewhere In Detroit Youtube channel for a preview!
1. Resistance is not futile
3. Romero’s Echo
4. After the anger