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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

fishy technology

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 [bandcamp width=350 height=555 album=267533983 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5]

steel house

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 [bandcamp […]

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 […]

Forever – for Mutley

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. […]

Live set from Creep

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 […]

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 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

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 […]

New ableton acid patch

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 […]

Handmade Acid Good Friday BBQ

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 […]

Jak is Bak

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 […]

Made In Melbourne EP

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 […]