Ivan Aivazovsky was a XIX century marine artist. On each episode of our techno podcast, one of his paintings is used as artwork. New episodes are published on Mondays to over 50 streaming services, always accompanied by .WAV download and a tracklist.
Mikko and Ilkka Ihalainen are a duo from Finland who go by Buru. As their set will attest, the two are equally able in both mixing and selection. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/buru/1-1-0-55#
Hungary-based Kristopher Mørder has been working hard to bring his name to the forefront, publishing over a dozen EPs in a two-year span. Having had encountered his music it was a sure bet for us to invite him, and so we are gratified to present you his set at last. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/kristopher_mørder/1-1-0-54#
We're glad to introduce you to a Poland-based DJ Stjor. In this commendable hour of strictly club-oriented selections he maintains a steady flow of direct and straightforward techno. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/stjor/1-1-0-53#
It's not often that folks from Switzerland stop by our podcast—which makes the vicious set of this misbehaving, Zürich-based duo all the more noteworthy. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/msbhv/1-1-0-52#
Helsinki-based Valtteri Väisänen a.k.a. Visnen offers his take on modern techno with a poignant selection of tracks that aptly complement each other. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/visnen/1-1-0-51#
We welcome aboard Lenny Jäzosch a.k.a. Daito—a Berlin talent who, apart from having had established himself as a prime DJ over the past few years, has also recently recommended himself quite well as a producer. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/daito/1-1-0-49#
Berliner Valentin Mase does an outstanding job at breathing new life into the old school sound. His production, much in the vain of this set, pertains to industrial, fast-paced, full-assault brand of techno. Bravo!Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/valentin_mase/1-1-0-48#
Recorded by podcast's curator, our first podcast episode of 2018 is comprised of 200 lossless-quality tracks played in span of 4 hours. The entire process has been recorded on video, so you can know exactly which tracks are being played, and how they are played, at any moment in time. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/rhetor/1-1-0-47#
After a year of podcasting, we are ready to present you our first digital release. Aivazovsky Waves 2017 is a gathering of previously unreleased tracks produced by the artists who were featured on the podcast series in 2017, and it is available on Bandcamp for "name your price". Download: https://aivazovskywaves.bandcamp.com/album/aivazovsky-waves-2017#
In this episode, Buenos Aires-stationed DJ Rodrigo Cochere—stage name Pharmaceutic—serves up an hour of straight-up, heavy-duty techno, and does so with an enviable deftness. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/pharmaceutic/1-1-0-45#
Ternopil-born Clasps is a promising producer and keen representative of Ukrainian techno scene. His preference lies within a rugged, bouncy sound, always spiked with a healthy dose of distortion. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/clasps/1-1-0-44#
Akinori Ishii is a Japanese techno artist known as The Human & Assets. He runs the much-revered Kin-Ben Label and associated events in Tokyo known as Work Out. This set is here to give a taste of his distinguished performance style, as well as his immaculate selections. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/the_human_and_assets/1-1-0-43#
Originally recorded and published in 2015—disappearing from public access shortly thereafter; recovered, remastered, and re-published on Aivazovsky Waves. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/d12r/1-1-0-42#
Lisboa-based producers Pedro Cravo & Vasco Guerreiro are the originators of a techno act known as -2 (menosdois). Their compelling productions, in addition to an unusual and bold choice of name, made them an appealing choice for our podcast. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/2/1-1-0-40#
This podcast episode is delivered to us by Helsinki-stationed Kasperi Koskelo a.k.a. Kaspiann, and it would be best described as the one with easy flow, nocturnal ambiance and complete absence of haste; a set comprised of gentle, contemplative techno music. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/kaspiann/1-1-0-39#
In what is arguably the most rough and unsparing set of our podcast, Belgium-based noisemaker Derlich demonstrates just how disturbing industrial techno can get. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/derlich/1-1-0-37#
Lens-based, imaginative artist Tyler Smith a.k.a. Black Smith Craft has been in the game longer than anyone can remember, and even his decade-old productions still sound fresh and captivating today. As we can surely tell from this set, Tyler is every bit as good a DJ as he is a producer. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/black_smith_craft/1-1-0-36#
Cold. Unreservedly relentless. Often times—aggressive. Very much warehouse-friendly. This set before you was put together by Jennie Boije Af Gennäs—a skilled Gothenburg DJ with an evident predilection for obliterating techno. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/jennie_b/1-1-0-35#
Not much is known to us about Buenos Aires-based Foremvn, but what's evident from this hour is that this individual is remarkably capable behind four decks and has a major knack for bringing together an immaculate selection of surefire techno.Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/foremvn/1-1-0-34#
Being fond of atonal production as much as he is of anonymity, Mirrørmask has put together a set for us wherein he managed to maintain a fine balance between recent material and classic techno works. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/mirrormask/1-1-0-33#
Italy-born and Germany-based, Amedeo Martini takes us on a joyride from Suspense Ave all the way to Rough Beats Blvd, making no stops at the Ambient depots. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/am_ma/1-1-0-32#
Italian producer Stefano Infusino does a terrific job at expressing himself through potent, immersive techno. This set of his is abound with spiking energy and we're really over the moon to present it to you. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/stefano_infusino/1-1-0-31#
While it is true that Buenos Aires-based Agustín Viera is a relative newcomer to the techno scene, this densely packed set gives serious credibility to his DJ skills. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/agustin_viera/1-1-0-30#
Finland-based Panoramic Blur has been around long enough to put him on our radar, and judging from his set it is plainly obvious that the man knows how to couple deep and punchy techno.Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/panoramic_blur/1-1-0-29#
Facundo Santa Cruz & Maximiliano Schiavello are representatives of a new techno wave from Buenos Aires who operate under the moniker of LPP. Their recent releases and frequent appearances on podcasts have been nothing short of well done, which is also the truth about this set they've delivered for us.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/LPP/1-1-0-28#
Please welcome Absolution, a rising talent from Buenos Aires. His set is a poignant gathering of contemporary and strictly direct techno music, brought together with minimum time devoted to breaks.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/absolution/1-1-0-26#
For over a decade now, Giorgio Baudana a.k.a. BlackSun has been a contributor to the techno scene in different capacities. Going through all sorts of occult techno productions, his set gradually rises from abyssal depths all the way to energy-rich environments, performing great at keeping the listener's attention chained to its flow.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/blacksun/1-1-0-25#
Charlotte Isabelle are an electronic act from France. The set they have prepared for us is very calm in nature, and it will slowly guide you through the faintly-lit halls of nocturnal techno—if you will let it.Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/charlotte_isabelle/1-1-0-24#
Manchester-based John Ov3rblast is an intrinsic part of dub techno scene, prolific producer and owner of Spaceal Orbeats Records. He is also a talented live performer, which you can hear for yourself through this improvised live set, which was recorded using no tracks. Download: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/john_ov3rblast/1-1-0-23#
Luke Lund is a prolific experimental musician and the owner of an industrially-inclined netlabel Terranean Recordings. For our podcast he has put together two hours of gritty, slowburn, perfectly dysfunctional, afterhours techno.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/luke_lund/1-1-0-22
Davide Nannini and Alessio Mascia make an Italian techno act known as Basic Frame. Knowing how much we appreciate genuine effort on our podcast they didn't mess around and threw 60 tracks across two hours.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/basic_frame/1-1-0-21
Germany-based Lars Huismann is a rising star of current techno generation. His no-nonsense attitude towards production spurred some of the most varied and potent tracks in the recent couple of years.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/lars_huismann/1-1-0-20
Eduardo Paglia is an Italian techno artist known as Audio Resistance. His sound name and interesting releases put him on our radar; the rest is pretty much a history.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/audio_resistance/1-1-0-19
David Henriques a.k.a. Relapso is a Protugal-based techno artist, known for steady output of varied production and is an enviable DJ to have on the podcast. Please, enjoy.Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/relapso/1-1-0-18
It is with great pleasure that we present you a set by onomono—a gifted Japanese techno artist whose productions are as sublime as his sets.Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/onomono/1-1-0-17#
Italian producer Francesco Seri a.k.a. Frankie Serious had released a stellar debut album Symmetry Breaking in 2016, and thus attracted our attention in a serious way. This set showcases tracks from his recent and forthcoming releases.Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/frankie_serious/1-1-0-15
Geistform is a Hands Productions denizen. rhetor curates Aivazovsky Waves. This collaborative set jumps from place to place, abruptly changing lanes and taking unpredictable directions.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/geistform_rhetor/1-1-0-14
Serbian DJ Nikola Zrnjevic a.k.a. Zapéo has plenty of experience behind the decks - numerous sets on his soundcloud can attest to that. But the set he has recorded for us is a special treat nonetheless.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/zapeo/1-1-0-13
From the capital of Iceland comes concealed talent and a Rafarta Records associate LaFontaine, whose activity we've been closely watching for the last couple of years. The set he kindly contributed did not fall short of our expectations.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/lafontaine/1-1-0-12
DJ Saint Pierre is a French techno artist whose imaginative productions excel noticeably in a sea of releases. As for his set, we'll let you be the judge.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/dj_saint_pierre/1-1-0-11
XVX has emerged in 2015 and quickly started to turn heads his way with a steady output of crafty, dancefloor-effective tracks, which you will hear plenty in this set.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/xvx/1-1-0-10
Jonathan Gallo Sevilla is a well-established techno artist from Spain, whose ingenious productions and frequent giveaways of music through netlabels earned him respect and recognition.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/hyo/1-1-0-9
We finally get a chance to present you a set by Taiki Ozawa. His selection of slow-burning occult techno might well be appropriated for shamanic rituals. Download • Tracklist • Interview: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/taiki_ozawa/1-1-0-8#
When we think of Switzerland, we think of quality. An impeccable set by the Vevey-based Gwenaël Magnenat a.k.a. Isolated Lines affirms this notion all the more.
Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/isolated_lines/1-1-0-7
We welcome Tokyo-based talent Tomonori Hachiga, who was kind enough to contribute his magnetizing set of nocturnal techno music.Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/tomo_hachiga/1-1-0-6#
Vegim Hashimi is a part of Serbia's current generation of techno artists whom we are incredibly happy to have on our podcast. His set quickly grows into a powerful surge of modern alpha techno. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/vegim/1-1-0-5#
Japanese artist Distra a.k.a. Wataru Abe has contributed something truly unique for our podcast - an hour-long session that wasn't recorded from tracks, but rather from his own materials, synthesized specifically for live performance and manipulated on the fly. Download • Interview: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/distra/1-1-0-4#
This time, we're presented with a high-energy set by Italian duo Bruno Bosco & Davide Maio, known conjointly as Syntaxism. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/syntaxism/1-1-0-3#
We welcome aboard a true legend, Japanese artist Takaaki Itoh. He delivers an hour of spiritual, introspective techno. We've also taken his interview, which you can read here. Download • Tracklist • Interview: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/takaaki_itoh/1-1-0-2#
And so it begins. Our ship sails off into the seas, and he who breaks the bottle against its hull is rhetor, Aivazovsky Waves curator. Download • Tracklist: http://aivazovskywaves.at.ua/load/sets/rhetor-waves/1-1-0-1#