Tomorrow's Livesets.com tribute - my favourite Toronto techno DJ, Patrick DSP
I also interviewed him for the occasion, and he did a new exclusive live pa for Livesets.com
Of course I had to include a few questions about Canada and Toronto
Interview with Patrick DSP
Patrick DSP – BIOGRAPHY
One of Canada's finest underground techno dj's and producers. A DJ, Live Performer, Producer/Composer, Remixer, Sound Designer, Audio Engineer, Mastering Engineer, A&R for Hardsignal Recordings, and Teacher. Patrick wears many hats in the field of Audio Production which has made him into one of the backbone figures in today's Electronic Music Industry.
During the last decade, Toronto, Canada has been the home base for dj/producer Patrick DSP has been active on many fronts in the global techno scene. Patrick DSP began his campaign of techno terror in the mid 90's, his first club residency at the Legendary E! Space in Toronto Canada in 1997, which provided him a platform to present his vision of music, incorporating his present tastes with his extensive background and knowledge of electronic music, to the public. He has always maintained an anti-mainstream approach to music.
In 1999, Patrick soon found himself with a strong desire to expand his musical horizons and began writing and producing music. He quickly found himself in the services of other labels providing mastering, production and remix services for major labels in addition to working on his own twisted visions of sound. Working from his own Neptune Studios. Patrick has run the gamut of producing everything from film scores, to blistering hard techno. Neptune Studios soon branches off to Sao Paulo, Brazil, where Patrick began providing audio production services in the emerging South American scene. During this time he worked with such local heroes as Pet Duo (KneDeep), DJ Lukas (Stereo 70) and TRB (TechnoPride). As well as playing extensively in Brazil.
In his 8 years of production Patrick has collaborated and conspired with some of the most talented names in Techno, such as Chris Liberator, Andreas Kremer as well as local heroes DJ Android and DJ Pauze. Patrick teamed up with long time friend and collaborator DJ Pauze, to launch the Hardsignal Records imprint. Together the pair amassed an impressive repertoire of international releases, establishing the label as one of the premier hard techno imprints on the scene. Patrick DSP has played across Europe, South America and North America, spreading his twisted rugged hard techno sound. You can be sure his world renowned sets are a unique force of sonic destruction that will rock you right through to your spine.
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