Lets get minimal has mobilized a fine array of lost and found sounds and artists of the techno realm throughout its time.
There is an all-Australian line up who have histories that could impress most electronic enthusiasts.
Its time to revive talents and sounds that most likely will tempt any ear to follow.
Our Guest Djs
Djing techno since the early 90s. Orion hungers for sounds of Detroit, sometimes funky sometimes dark and slamming, sometimes warm sometimes cold, acidy, smooth Dave Angel styles.
“Its what I love about real techno - you can journey off into different moods and sounds but still be very much techno. I like a journey.”
Got it going promoting and Djing at regular gigs to an otherwise 'mostly' technoless Sydney from 1996 to 2000. His ‘The Acid Faction’ or ‘Forbidden Fruit’ parties hosted a talent of international artists including The Advent, Claude Young, Luke Slater, Jammin Unit, Bizz O.D, Freddy Fresh, Jeff Bennett, Humate, Olive Leib, CJ Bolland, Cristian Vogel, Dj Godfather, Brain Pilot plus more as well as Aussie artists such as HMC, Voiteck, Kazu Kimura
Forbidden fruit was held on Mardi Gras night for 3yrs and attracted around 3500 people.
After Sydney Orion went north and started nights in Byron Bay namely Booty Sessions and Fusion and has been lying low ever since…until now!
Dj Fr1day aka Simon Boddy
Starting Dj’ing in 1996, Simon’s first played breaks such Big Beat, West Coast Acid, Nu-school with a mix of old school Hip Hop. After honing his skills at Jax Nightclub at Perisher Valley and private parties around Brisbane, Simon took on the moniker of Fr1day to represent his shift in sounds to the harder styles of Drum and Bass and Techno.
Having taken the name from 2000AD’s ‘Rogue Trooper’, Fr1day represents the meeting of Simon's 2 biggest influences when he started playing in clubs, The UK Drum and Bass and Techno music from Detroit with labels such as Underground Resistance, Black Nation and 430 West. Fr1day is the clone that breaks free forging his own path, playing venues around Brisbane such as Ric's, the Moonbar, La Discotech, Cordelia St Warehouse and the Shamrock. This culminated in a residency the Mantra where he created a following of Fans of his mix of Techno and jacked up House.
Sets included music from the Space DJ’s, the Advent, Ben Sims, Oliver Ho, Jeff Mills, Rolando and labels such as Drumcode, Primate, Tortured, Question, Tresor, CLR and more. He has supported DJ's such as Monolake, Kazu Kamura, Simon Coyle, Sleeker, Patrick HAF and Marco Cannata. His alternate sets of Ghettotech and Booty have become infamous amongst fans as one of the few champions of this style in Brisbane, playing Detroit classics speed up to 45 with Ghetto, Booty and Electro.
Recently returning with a newer sound, Fr1day has been creating a storm with his blend of the deep Berlin Techno with the UK Bass at parties such as White Rhino where he has supported artist such as Jon Convex and Ramadanman.
For Lets get Minimal's 'Lost & Found', Fr1day will he diving deep into the vaults to bring to you a very Detroit inspired set of Techno.
Baax began his journey into the world of electronic music as a kid, subconsciously taking in the sounds of Nu Wave that pumped from his parent’s stereo.
Many years later during his first trip to Sydney’s Pitt Street Sublime he was introduced to the power of house music.
It proved to be the start of a love of dance music, decks were soon purchased and not long after techno became the favorite sound.
After a move to Brisbane, Baax stepped out of the bedroom and began playing in clubs.
In that time he has played at most Brisbane underground nights and notched up supports for Robert Babicz, Meat Katie, John Selway, Deetron and Surgeon.
Baax enjoys playing a varied sound that ranges from moody deep house to full tilt techno, always underpinned by a sense of groove.
An event that will surely feed you sounds that you haven’t heard for some time if at all. This night Nuskool is the Old school, Techno-styles. Come and experience!!!