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Welcome to Acid Box Blues

Acid Box Blues is the home of dyLAB, a Melbourne based Acid Music Maker, I like to tinker with analogue boxes, and sounds that come out of them. I am an English born but Melbourne based acid music producer.  Over the past number of years I have crafted a solid body of music, releasing tunes […]

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Drvg Labs – Revolutions

I’ve been working on a collaboration acid project with New York Haunted’s boss Vince Koreman. Our collaboration comes under the name Drvg Labs. The end result is 4 tracks of heavy acid out on Clan Destine Records. A collaboration between Dutch producer and New York Haunted label boss Drvg Cvlture and Melbourne based box banger […]

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Machine Juke

A fresh new footwork/juke EP out now on Broken Soles. Each track is dedicated to one particular synth from my collection. Its juke, its footwork, its acid, its techno, its machines and its 160BPM. Listen and get yourself a copy. Machine Juke by DYLAB Machine Juke got a nice review from http://district160.com/ The latest Release […]

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Guide & Map

Guide & Map serves no purpose and proposes no function. It it is neither a guide nor a map. Guide & Map blends digital and analog worlds to drive melodic sequences through realms of probability and randomness finding the ever elusive soul of these music machines and in doing so makes them a little less […]

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Live at Grumpy’s

on Sunday 31st of July I played a live acid set for Resonant at Grumpy’s on Smith Street in Melbourne. It was an hour of live acid featuring patterns from both my Acid Recall EP and my There is a Light That Never Goes Out EP and some other bits that are not released. You […]

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A Thousand Things EP

I have a new EP out called A Thousand Things. It’s 7 tracks of dreamy techno inspired my non stop drives in Australian countryside. If you imagine big clouds and even bigger skies. As you drive huge trees cast shadows that dapple the windscreen. Can you imagine this? Its available now on beatport https://www.beatport.com/release/a-thousand-things/1812427. You […]

Seance Compilation Volume 1

Seance Compilation Volume 1

I’ve been doing my show on Seance radio for nearly two years now. They been starting a record label to run alongside the radio station. The first compilation is out now called Compilation Vol.1 by Various Artists and is exclusive to Bandcamp. The Compilation is available for Free but donations are welcomed to go towards […]

House Speak

HOUSE SPEAK E.P

My latest EP out on Enigmatic Output is title House Speak. Three tracks of techno house vibes featuring my Boss PC-2 pedal on speaking duties. Yes all the vocals are analogue synthesis 🙂 You can buy the EP now on beatport https://pro.beatport.com/release/house-speak-e-p/1754398 Listen to youtube preview below of two tracks from the EP House Speak […]

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Live Set for Unfold

Unfold is an local Organisation aimed at cultivating Melbourne’s Techno community. Through their events, podcasts and any medium they can get our hands on, they aim to give artists a space to breath, create and unfold. They asked me recently to do a live set for their podcast series, so I got all the gear […]

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Radio Show Archive

I have archived all my radio shows for FNOOB TECHNO and Seance Radio on https://hearthis.at/dylab/#sets. You can grab all the FNOOB shows here https://hearthis.at/dylab/set/dylab-live-from-the-studio-for-fnoobtechnocom/ All the Seance Radio shows are available here https://hearthis.at/dylab/set/seance-radio-shows/ Seance also have an archive on their website. You can grab them all here http://seanceradio.co.uk/artist/dylab/.

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Live Acid Set at Loop

I had the pleasure of doing a live set at Loop for for Acid Chicken and #normal. Its good fun to get out and give the machines a work out outside of the studio. This live set uses the Roland TR-8 and BassBot TT-303, reverb from Boss RRV-10 and Delay from Boss RPS-10, and mixed […]

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Fishy Technology

When my new purchased Technology Transplant TT303 met with my TB303 Devilfish something good was bound to happen. What followed was a series of 15 minute acid workouts for you to enjoy. You can buy all three of these serious workouts from my bandcamp page http://dylab.bandcamp.com/album/fishy-technology

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Steel House

A four track EP celebrating the joy of the 1940’s Australian classic steel prefab Beaufort Home. These beautifully constructed homes are now a rare architectural oddity in Victoria though at the time there were plans to build 1000’s of these modernist steel beauties. You can buy this EP direct from my bandcamp page. https://dylab.bandcamp.com/album/steel-house

SH101 BUSINESS

SH101 Business

This is my homage to the great little synth the Roland SH101. Each track is uses a specific VCO range to create the sounds. This is a 4 track EP with some proper techno vibes. You can buy it now direct from my bandcamp page. https://dylab.bandcamp.com/album/sh101-business

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Seance Radio Show

For the past 4 months I’ve been doing a monthly radio show on Seance Radio. It goes out usually the first Sunday of each month around 11pm GMT. The show is around about 1 hour of live improvised techno combining my synths and drum machines with software run via the iPad using Phaedra as the […]