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Dave Clarke (Skint Records) @ Tomorrowland 2012, Recreational Area De Schorre Boom, BEL (29.07.2012)

Dave Clarke (Skint Records) @ Tomorrowland 2012, Recreational Area De Schorre Boom, BEL (29.07.2012)

Playing tracks by

Mr. Jones, Ryogo Yamamori, Mike Humphries & A.Paul, Tim Wolff, Cari Lekebusch and more.

Tagged

#techno

‘I may be established but I’ll never be establishment.’

“I’m a pirate and I keep my loot,” says Dave Clarke with a wry smile. He’s quoting BowWowWow, specifically the song ‘C30, C60, C90, Go’, a thirty year old tribal punk-pop ode to home-taping. He sits back in the swivel chair at the sound desk of his Dutch Radio Studio, a sharply designed black and chrome space fleshed out with quirky visual flourishes. BowWowWow came up because he’s talking about his vinyl fetishism, the smell of 12”s in record shops, yet he hasn’t used the format professionally in eight years.

“The most important point is to air music that other stations and DJs don’t have the power to,” he says, “music that wouldn’t normally be given a chance. I can just go where I want with it although it’s still 99% techno and electro.”
The same applies to his White Noise label. Emphatically not a vanity project for his own releases, it has instead hosted boutique vinyl pressings (alongside the usual digital fare)

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