I have new self released EP called “This Acid Kills Fascists” Three tracks of upfront acid to get you moving. In addition to the Ep, I have had stickers printed which you can buy. There’s a free track with the sticker pack. Check out the EP below. This Acid Kills Fascists by dyLAB
I recently did a mini 30 minute mix for the Kontrast crew. This little mix features a bunch of tracks that I have coming out in 2017. As part of the mix they did a little interview asking about tracks and recent gigs, you can check it out here https://whonosmusic.com/2017/01/04/kontrast-mini-mix-series-7-1-dylab/ Enjoy the mix. Track list […]
On 13th of November as part of Melbourne Music Week I played live acid set supporting NONOTAK studio,Zen Paradox, Matt Radovich and VICMOD ENSemble. This was in the Queen’s Hall, State Library of Victoria in Melbourne. The set below is a longer version adapted for my radio show. Thanks to Jess Middleton for the photos […]
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 […]
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 […]
I’ve started putting all my radio shows on hearthis.at. Hearthis is an alternative to soundcloud. The radio shows are all available for download. You can check out the shows at https://hearthis.at/dylab/ enjoy
Seance radio recently profiled me on their website. It runs through my creative process behind each of the radio shows and features lots of shots of my new studio setup. You can read it here http://seanceradio.co.uk/seance-insight-dylab/.
I have a monthly radio show on FNOOBTECHO radio. It goes out once a month on a Tuesday Morning at 10am GMT. Its 1 hour of live improvised techno from my machines. This is an archive of al the previous shows so have a listen. Check my facebook for the latest show dates.
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
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
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 […]
I have a new EP out on Vict’ry Acid . Its a studio jam type ep – heavy on the effects and analogue. Its called Black Irish. You can grab a copy from http://victryacid.bandcamp.com/album/black-irish Or have a listen below Cover art by the talented Billy Bleed.
On Saturday the 15th of March an old friend of mine passed away, he lost his fight with cancer and left behind a young family. I met Mutley in the early 90’s and got to know him over the years, as we were both regulars at warehouse raves, free festivals and squat parties at the time. […]
I have a new self released EP called Variant. After 2 weeks away from the studio in London I couldn’t wait to get back onto the gear and jam out some new sounds and this is one of the end results. Its 3 variations of a jam on my Roland TR 808, Boss SYB-3 and SH 101 with plenty […]
Thanks to the Creep crew for having me down to blast out some 808 action The party was in the basement of an old grain silo – concrete bunker – low ceiling and industrial waste everywhere This is the recording of my set. 808 – nto a yamaha MG12/4 mixer and a boss rrv-10 and […]
A while back I got an email from Scotty asking for a live set for their Electric Crush radio show on Brisbane’s 4ZZZ. This is pretty much live set, the 303 patterns are prewritten of course but the SH-101 , TR808 and BossPC-2 are all programmed live. Everything is fed into Ableton live for reverb […]
Acid Box Blues is the home of dyLAB, a Melbourne based Acid Music Maker. I like to tinker with analogue music 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 […]
SKY LAB EP OUT NOW. Some serious 909 techno business. “this is a rhythmic hymn to the power of the Roland rhythm box: rolling, jerking and jacking in all the best ways. For fans of Happa, Kowton, Blawan, Green Velvet, Thomas Bangalter, DJ Sneak, DJ Pierre etc. Don’t sleep on this.” Out now on at […]
I’ve recently upgraded to ableton live studio 9 and that comes with the great and powerful analog synth. Its great for acid lines and I’ve made a patch you can download and use in your projects. It makes use of Analog, Amp, Reverb and the EQ eight. You can download the patch from dropbox http://db.tt/xK3n34Q8 […]
Every gig should have a dedicated VJ or visualist even if its a mad terra strobe in a dark under ground tunnel but sometime budgets don’t stretch that far. I came across this max for live plugin that generates geometric object in time with audio You can grab the patch from http://www.maxforlive.com/library/device/1530/ganz-graf-mod-x. I have done […]
This Good Friday – David Haberfeld aka Honeysmack and owner of Melbourne’s Handmade Acid record label, invited a bunch of friends and the labels acid makers around for a celebration. This involved some good food, excellent drinks and a big synth session. For the gear heads, the Roland TR909 was the master clock device, this […]
After running the Acid Pattern group on soundcloud for the last 2 years, I’ve decided to compile each month’s submissions into an EP that can be downloaded for free through bandcamp. There is over an hour and a half of acid here, lots of different styles from all over the world. So grab yourself a […]
This month’s acid pattern is up. Visit the acid pattern group to check the renditions out . I have uploaded my renditions, one is a short loop thing and the other is a more fleshed out track type thing. Have a listen. August Acid Pattern – tracked by DyLABs I have also saved the operator […]
This is the last jam from my old studio. I am currently without a studio and all the gear is sitting in boxes. Once I get a new studio music production will begin in ernest. Until then enjoy this last jam.
New Acid pattern up for May from King Mental Stick this in your 303, x0xbox or vst and submit the results to the group. http://soundcloud.com/groups/the-acid-question Happy Acid Making!
Sometime its fun to mess around with the machines and just make some noise Noisy acid business from the SH101 and Exfade modded 606 Reverb from boss rrv-10 Drum grit using the micropunk robot as a filter Its free to download too Enjoy Ssshhh the Ex is here by DyLABs
For the lat few months I’ve been working on with a collection of musicians from around the world as part of the Jak is Bak project. The project is the brain child of Steve Kuehl who runs the label BWL Recordings. Its been a pleasure creating original tracks and remixes for this project. The plan […]
I’ve got a new EP out on Devilbeat Records. The EP is called M.U.S.E. The name and the 3 tracks are a homage of sorts to the old F.U.S.E. tracks from Plus 8 from back in the dark. Long dark twisted acid and lots of analogue goodness. You can grab a copy on iTunes and […]
Here is a hardware live set/ jam I did about a month ago which you can grab and download.This set also featured on FNOOB.com luvtonez show on the 23rd September 2011 so a big thanks to bathsh3ba for playing my set. Live 808 pc2 sh101 by DyLABs Its a totally live jam, no pre written […]
This is a new EP which features one track from me and 3 remixes by local Melbourne Producers. I wasn’t having much studio time available to me while I was writing this, so I thought the remix Ep would be a good way of getting some interesting collaborations happening. It always good to hear what […]