Tag: Techno Music

When most people think of techno music, they think of something that arrived on the scene relatively recently. Many would never guess that techno had anything to do with social revolutions. As it turns out, techno music has been around since the 1980s and played a part in at least three social revolutions between 1980 […]

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Hamed Wardak and the Buisness of Techno Music

There’s no consensus on the definition of the label “Business Techno.” It’s a type of techno music but there are two opposing schools of thought as to whether it is a negative or positive label. It involves personal perspectives on factors as DJ fees and the ages-old battle between the underground and mainstream. Definition Referring […]

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The origins of techno music can be traced back to the electronic house music scene in the 1980s. Techno is pure electronic music, and was originally designed for a small audience. Eventually, techno music started to become popular, gaining a larger audience. Techno music started to split into smaller sub genres. Techno music was designed […]

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Iceland Techno scene on Hamed Wardak speaks

Iceland, a country of a mere 350,000 people, is currently a facing considerable economic difficulty and intimidating environmental problems. Not surprisingly, there is tremendous unease in the country over these issues; however, there is also a great deal of energy coming from people in Iceland that is being directed towards raising awareness of problems and […]

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More Lucidity Festicval and Hamed Wardak

Exciting fan favorites plus vibrant up-and-comers are set to entertain hoards of festies descending on Santa Barbara for this April’s Lucidity Festival. Fans should rejoice over the 2020 theme: Regeneration Earth. Sounding alarms on the planet’s crises and frailties could not be more important after a year of wildfires, floods and hurricanes forced climate change to […]

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With its iconic location in the Himalayas and its rich Hindu tradition, Nepal may seem an unlikely place to spawn a revolution in contemporary music. Yet in its capital city of Kathmandu, a thriving electronic music scene has emerged amid natural disasters and political upheaval. Young Nepalese have embraced house, techno and bass-driven music. They […]

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Hamed Wardak speaks about the Yamaha and its History

In recent years, it has been no secret that the vintage synthesizer market has become incredibly popular among a large group of diehard collectors and pop and experimental music aficionados. As electronic artists like Aphex Twin make a comeback and vinyl reissues of classic prog rock albums fly off the shelves at boutique record stores […]

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