To celebrate the upcoming re-release of Steve Rachmad's 1994 album The Secret Life of Machines, Rachmad and co have put together this 15-minute documentary on his career, which includes testimonials from Ben Klock, Marcel Dettmann, Dave Clake, Joris Voorn and others.More ›
Sterac, Sterac Electronics, Parallel 9, Ignacio, etc.
After more than a quarter of a century involved in electronic music, it’s not an exaggeration to say that Steve Rachmad has been integral to the development of the scene in his native Netherlands. Most often associated with Detroit techno, its warm pads, rousing strings and powerful grooves, Steve is the producer, remixer and DJ who among first championed such sounds in his home country.
Amongst his earliest achievements was releasing the full length Secret Life of Machines back in 1995. A definitive techno album that was very much an instant classic from Rachmad (under his Sterac alias), 2012 sees it getting touched up, slowed down and remixed by the likes of Ricardo Villalobos, Joris Voorn and more, ready for release on influential Dutch label, 100% Pure.