Berghain’s brightest techno asset Ben Klock showcases a 90-minute live set from last week’s packed Boiler Room. Klock hit the 5th spot on this year’s Resident Advisor’s Top 100 poll, and you get a sense of his accomplishment house-infused techno styling in this set. Although better known for his marathon sets, Klock compacts his usual relentless techno guise into a peak-time offering — delivering a shorter live session for the masses to enjoy. (more…)Posted by
The underground has weighed in on 2012. Resident Advisor‘s annual poll came out today and, per usual, its overlaps with DJ Mag Top 100 are few and far between.
This year saw American techno transplant Seth Troxler ascend to the poll’s coveted pinnacle, while Richie Hawtin‘s unprecedented CNTRL: Beyond EDM tour and eye-opening ENTER Ibiza debut buoyed the M-nus boss into the number-two slot. Eclectic Berlin producer Dixon, Crosstown Rebels darling Maceo Plex, and Klockworks owner Ben Klock round up the rest of the top-five, respectively, while Hot Creations boss and last year’s number-one Jamie Jones clocks in at the sixth spot. Hawtin’s CNTRL comrade Loco Dice, Chilean-German sensation Ricardo Villalobos, Tale of Us, and London deep house hot-shot Maya Jane Coles fill out the rest of the top ten.
For the full list of rankings and rationales, check out the poll results here.Posted by