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From the seriouly-awesome-techno-lineup department…
Valentine’s Day special at Archi-Textures!
The red velvet walls at Toronto’s Augusta House are going to heat up for this one. Bring out your sweetheart and trust in our ability to warm up your evening with bumpin’ music to get your feet moving, dance performances to inspire, stunning visuals and of course that great family vibe. Dress red! It’s going to be a love-fest!
For this Archi-Textures we proudly feature Steve Cowan, whose beats can be described as modern, tight and sinister techno, while they are also funky and uplifting. His analog synthesizer mastery becomes obvious as his solid four-on-the-floor rhythms are peppered with technical expertise. Steve has three tracks slated for release on Maetta Records, and continues to play live more and more frequently, to the amazement and delight of crowds everywhere.
One Love Movement continues to have a deep-rooted focus on harmony, bliss and liberation. Expect some progressive sounds to send you journeying through psychedelic landscapes; unifying vibrations from the heart.
My recent acquisitions are a Roland Juno-106 and a Korg Poly-800II, both in excellent condition. Instant gratification. Not too shabby.
But sometimes a synth requires more nurturing. Sometimes crazy people like us even document their restorations for the world to see.
Check out this picture-laden blog entry chronicling the resurrection of a Moog Opus 3. I find these types of blogs inspirational – they make me want to start documenting the stuff I do too.
I’ve done restoration work on a Yamaha CS40M, a Roland Jupiter-6, a couple of Roland Juno-106 keyboards, and a Korg DW-6000. Making a damaged or deteriorating instrument playable again is simply one of the most gratifying things a musician can do.
Techno and Breaks Sets from Last Summer’s Gathering
Check out the newly added OM/ORP Summer Solstice Festival Recordings for your listening or downloading pleasure. We have added a techno live p.a. set by Steve Cowan (nebula) and a solid breaks set from DJ Dan Lee. Both are in mp3 format.
Send in the sets we’re missing!
Juggernautmusic.com will gladly host any music that was recorded at the festival, for OMies (and others) to stream online or download for free. If you have a recorded OM / ORP set (from any year) and would like to see it posted among the works of great people, please get in touch.