This Week in Techno: Steve Darko, Reinier Zonneveld & Ben Klock
Dance music is a broad group of genres. Anyone that calls themself a super fan knows that boiling it all down to just EDM only serves to ignore its sweeping diversity. Our weekly “This Week In” columns spotlight the wider sub-genres of dance music by focussing on the best new tracks, mixes, and classic songs that make the genres so compelling.
Steve Darko - Ravers
Steve Darko is not a name one would typically associate with techno. The Dirtybird regular brings a different style to the table with his latest offering, the scintillating “Ravers.” Although the track makes use of his trademark slow basslines, it carries the fundamentals of techno drum patterns and creates a unique offering that will slam on any size stage.
Reinier Zonneveld - ASOT 1057 Guest Mix
An absolute legend in the trance and techno world, Reinier Zonneveld is known for his incredibly high energy sets, bringing high BPM techno to stages all over the world. Fresh off a headlining BTB with Armin Van Buuren at Ultra Music Festival, his guest mix on ASOT is a heavy blend of high-energy techno and trance.
Ben Klock - Subzero
One of the most important names in techno, Ben Klock is known for his brand of harsh German techno, and his iconic residency at the world-famous Berghain club in Berlin.”‘Subzero” is one of his most well-known tracks, and is a perfect example of what true German techno should sound like.