Dave Moran approached the world of Djing aged 18, With his main influences being Techno, Electro and House.He has been collecting Records ever since he touched the decks and has built over a decade an impressive repertoire of music for which he has mastered the art of mixing.
Over the years he has developed his own style,and has had the pleasure to play with such DJs as Phil keiran, Billy Nasty,808 State and other more home-grown talent such as Warren K, Billy Scurry,Liam Dollard and DJ Wool(among others).
More recently a full show was dedicated to Dave on Radio Na life, on a show called “Encore” dedicated to
the discovery and re-discovery of established and upcoming DJs and producers from Ireland and beyond.
Here at techno music news we like to try and push up and coming talent so when I came across Heftys “Death Techno Mix” I had to re post it here for our readers. Its got a nice mix of the deep and dark along with some straight up minimal techno sounds and a dash of the movie soundtrack about it. Check it out I don’t think you’ll be disappointed.
Intro: Lo Pan’s Domain – John Carpenter, Alan Howarth – Big Trouble In Little China Soundtrack
1 – No Escape – Hefty – Unsigned
2 – Parasitic Organism – Hefty – Unsigned
3 – Blind – Logotech – Naked Lunch
4 – Hazakura (Alex Bau Remix) – SIDE B – Hysterical
5 – Tonkass (Rene Walther Remix) – Plankton, Alejandro Trebor – Amazone Records
6 – Third Eye (Fallhead Remix) – Adrenalinoman – Enter
7 – Archlekt – Subfractal – Sleaze Records
8 – Prehistoric – Hugo Palxao, Jason Fernandes – Nutempo
9 – Mask The Expression – Jason Fernandes – Dont Look Productions
10 – Effekthascher – Flinsch ‘n’ Nielson – Kiddazfm
Outro: Lo Pan’s Domain – John Carpenter, Alan Howarth – Big Trouble In Little China Soundtrack
Hefty has always had a passion for music and has always had an eclectic taste. His love for music didn’t manifest itself in the form of djing/producing until a few years back when he was introduced by a university friend to the London underground party scene. Blown away by the exciting venues, amazing music and incredible atmosphere he was drawn in to the underground and never left. After a years of parties it dawned on him, this is what he wanted to do.
He left university and bought his decks and never looked back. He owes a lot to the now legendary “PICKLE” parties which defined his bass fuelled dark Hefty style. Priding himself on not playing the obvious and keeping to his own style he managed to carve a name for himself playing evil electrobotic electro and hefty tek breaks, his sets known for their dark sounds, hefty bass and varied track selection.
Over the years he has built up a collection of many genres of electronic music from dubstep to techno and is more than happy spinning a set of a variety of genres. He has had the opportunity to warm up for Marco V at Turnmills, he has played at The Gallery also at Turnmills and has also played at many other London clubs including Heaven, Hidden, 414, Electrowerkz, The Telegraph, The Coronet and 333.
Currently Hefty is venturing into new territory with druggy bass driven dark minimal tek and techno, incorporating aspects of the various genres he enjoys. Spending a year working hard in his studio he has learned the art of production and has created his own unique style of dark abstract bass fuelled hypnotic minimal, which is receiving interest in the minimal scene. With requests for remixes and collaborations flooding in and with various tracks being released soon Hefty is determined to unleash his dark sounds on the public and continue to explore the realms of minimal and techno.
A nice smooth minimalistic and almost ambient at times mix from the new master of progressive techno. Phil Kierans great ambient minimal mix is well worth a listen.
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