Enthusiast of the worldwide Electronic Scene, Co-Founder of the Quadraphonia Consulting Company and founder of Electronic Standards project, Alain_Patrick grew up listening to Classical, Avant-Garde & Experimental Music records, and Soul-Funk-Disco-Boogie Music on the Radio to become an Audio Consultant w/ a large experience in the Music Industry. With Quadraphonia's Company team, leaded by Audio Engineer Homero Sette they developed an innovative Acoustics treatment technique named Diaphragmatic Absorber Pannels that provided more control of the Low Frequency Standing Waves, as well as Hi-End Acoustic Boxes & a Hi-Fi Tube Amplifier for intense listeners.
As a solo project, he created a 9 Level Quadratic Residue Diffusers, also for advanced Acoustic Treatment for mid range Frequencies.

His ears were always eager to find new sounds.
In charge of Electronic Standards , he has been delivering interviews and articles with some of Electronic Music's highly influential names.



Roy Ayers
Larry Heard
A Guy Called Gerald
Floating Points
Lonnie Liston Smith
Green Velvet
Motor City Drum Ensemble
Thomas Fehlmann
Leroy Burgess
Chris & Cosey
Manuel Göttsching
Kuba Sojka
DJ Pogo
DJ Magal
Richard Pinhas
Ken Ishii
Man Parrish
Bernard Fowler
Aldo Marin
Liquid Liquid
Renaat & Sabine
Derrick May
Kirk Degiorgio
D-3 (Detroit Trio/UR)
Gez Varley
Afrika Bambaataa
Mark Archer
Ian O'Brien
Nicky Siano


Detroit Movement 2011
Sonar SP 2012


40 Legendary Breaks (As Told By Paradox)


Aesthetic Soul IV: Magnetic Phwonk

Aesthetic Soul V: Omnia Vincit Amor


Le Captain Konk: Hommage To A Huge Friend

Recent Activity
posted a review of Loose Ends - Hangin' On A String (Contemplating) (Extended Dance Mix). 6 days ago
Dexter Wansel: “The Philly Sound has many global connections and stories. This is just one of them.
Loose Ends is one of the top British dance and urban contemporary groups of the 1980’s. It’s original members are Carl McIntosh, Jane Eugene, and it’s ... See full review
posted a review of Reese & Santonio - Bounce Your Body To The Box. about 1 month ago
Santonio Echols: “At that time, I just wanted a strong bassline. The drum track was done in my Kwaii R-100 using chopping hits, purple rim shot and the atomic snare. And the baseline I created at my mom’s with my Casio keyboard.
I added the 909 snares ... See full review
posted a comment on Gene Dunlap - Take My Love / Party In Me. 4 months ago
Easily, easily one of the hottest, swingable & grooviest Boogie-Funk pieces ever made.
Belongs to the Pantheon of the timeless, to be never forgotten.
posted a comment on Vince Watson - The eMotion Sequence. 4 months ago
'Long Way From Home' and 'The eMotion Sequence' alone suffice to make this album part of the Pantheon of Eternal Musical Beauty. Vince's talent to build up strong harmonic environment to the exquisite melodies is unparalleled, blended with tight rhythm ... See full review
posted a comment on Cybotron - Alleys Of Your Mind. 4 months ago
Juan Atkins elucidated, in an interview for Electronic Standards, what was the 1st Techno piece ever: “There was a lot of discrepancy about ‘Sharevary’. Cybotron came first, and it came even before the name of the cartoon of the Transformers. The name ... See full review
posted a comment on Cybotron - Cosmic Cars. 4 months ago
Juan Atkins, for Electronic Standards: “Cosmic Cars was meant to be a Space vechicle. I used the Korg to produce them; took an audio engenieering course, read books, that’s the way I learn to make the optimum sounds.”
posted a comment on Cybotron - Clear. 4 months ago
Juan Atkins, for Electronic Standards: “Clear goes along with the concept of clearing all the old programs and bring all the new. We want to give hope to the listeners for the future, the post-industrial atmosphere in Detroit was very depressive. To talk ... See full review
posted a review of Kool Rock Steady - Power Move. 7 months ago
The perfect Acid House & Hip House fusion. Absolute synergy between Lidell Townsell & Kool Rock Steady. A true dancefloor smasher from the golden times.
posted a review of Don Carlos - Alone. 9 months ago
Couldn't avoid asking Master Don Carlos about the classic: "At that time, I was enchanted by what was called the Paradise House instrumental, with electronic veins, Jazz sounds and almost hit the Disco Music; then, we sat at the piano and was born all in ... See full review
posted a review of Various - Insane Music For Insane People. 11 months ago
1981 Belgium Underground.
Serious compilation series for open minded music lovers.
posted a review of Dexter Wansel - Life On Mars. about 1 year ago
When I finally had the chance to ask Dexter Wansel about the ideas behind his magnificent album, he said joyfully: "Well Alain, very early on I was into synthesis. And I really didn't understand sinewaves, oscillators, envelope generators, etc. I also ... See full review
posted a review of Andrea (99) - Wintermay. about 1 year ago
Dancefloor wisdom instantly recognizes a great piece when it's played. Magnificent atmosphere whenever you hear it. Absolute masterclass.
posted a review of Temper (5) - No Favors. over 2 years ago
How wonderful was to hear Anthony Mallow himself bring back the memories of his club masterpiece 'No Favors', done with Cleveland Wright III.
"Those were great days. I had great fun. Back then, I was doing background vocals with Visual, of course. Boyd ... See full review
posted a review of Phuture - Acid Tracks. over 2 years ago
Considered the earliest Acid House tune ever, "Acid Tracks" story begins with the friendship of two friends which later became part of Phuture - DJ Pierre, and Earl Spanky Smith. Very close to each other since the high school, they grew up together in a ... See full review
posted a review of Visual - The Music Got Me. over 2 years ago
Boyd Jarvis interview for Electronic Standards: "I was specially interested in synthesizers in the early days, so people like George Duke, Herbie Hancock. Chic Corea, Alfonse Johnson, Lenny White, Weather Report keyboardist Josef Zawinul & Isao Tomita ... See full review
posted a review of Cybotron - R-9. over 2 years ago
Juan Atkins, during an interview I did with him circa 2005: "R9 means the 'Revelation 9’, from the New Testament on The Holy Bible – It’s about the last days of the World. But we wanted to stimulate people’s minds, so we wouldn’t tell all about their ... See full review
posted a review of Channel One - Technicolor. over 2 years ago
Words by Juan Atkins from an interview I did with him circa 2005: "Technicolor was a collaboration with a guy here in Detroit; it was more fun than politically driven, just about the colors and combination spread from colors."
posted a review of Mr. Fingers - Washing Machine. over 2 years ago
How the legend of Can You Feel It started? Larry Heard's words from an interview done for Electronic Standards in 2011 bring some light: "I had recorded "Washing Machine" and "Mystery of Love" in 1984, and some friends of mine heard it. They seemed to ... See full review
posted a review of Willie Hutch - The Mack. over 2 years ago
For countless times, I cried listening to this album. So profound are the lyrics, the atmosphere, the arrangements, and those vocals which, blended together, bring you suddenly to heaven. There are at least three anthological songs fulfilled in ... See full review
posted a review of New Musik - The Planet Doesn't Mind. over 2 years ago

A ground-breaking Synth-Electro cut from New Musik, 'The Planet Doesn't Mind' featured the producer & composed Tony Mansfield (UK), same man that integrated Prelude's legendary Nick Straker Band in the early to mid 80s. Tony managed to imprint a musical ... See full review
posted a comment on James Mason - Rhythm Of Life. over 2 years ago
Interesting, but... which song is this piece of interview about?

Sorry, will include it now: 'Sweet Power Your Embrace'
posted a review of James Mason - Rhythm Of Life. over 2 years ago
'Sweet Power Your Embrace' is the kind of song you will never get tired of hearing. That's why it was absolutely impossible to avoid asking James himself about his glorious all time Masterpiece:

"I used an ARP Odyssey. I wanted to use an ARP 2600 but ... See full review
posted a review of Fatima Al Qadiri - Brute . over 2 years ago
There's something very intense, magnetic on Fatima Al Qadiri's sounds. Maybe it's the wide stereophonic images, the deep choruses, or the atmospheres; fact is that if you don't pay attention, you risk being inducted to a bottomless aesthetic tunnel of ... See full review
posted a review of Rhythm & Sound - Carrier. over 2 years ago
Absolutely unique & timeless Dub Techno anthem that will fascinate the highest demanding vinyl lovers for its a dark-blue-purple translucent design. Still remember Carl Craig introducing it on his Deep Space mix ouverture, in 1999. Moritz von Oswald and ... See full review
posted a review of Richard Davis (3) - Methane Sea. over 2 years ago
Half of Cybotron, Rick 3070 Davis remained in the shadows for decades, until an interview done for RBMA in 2016.
This is probably the 1st landmark in Detroit Techno history and one of the highest influences for all the Detroit Techno, Techno-Soul & ... See full review
posted a review of Richard Pinhas - Chronolyse. over 2 years ago
If you never had the chance to hear 'Chronolyse' from Richard Pinhas, you're certainly missing a highly underrated, Avant-Garde masterpiece of the history of Electronic Music produced 40 years ago (1976). Minimal & Sci-Fi driven, it still sounds ... See full review
posted a comment on Keith Jarrett - Facing You. over 3 years ago
Unimaginable Skills Within a Feeling. The beauty, constituted by melodies and thoughts, condensed in a magnificent album. It's very hard to put into words, what it in fact, represents. Perhaps, it could have a parallel with something like a surrealist ... See full review
posted a review of Claude Young - Celestial Bodies. over 3 years ago
Though this extraordinary album is credited as being released in 2013, I never had the chance to hear it until late 2015. What a deep immersive Sound voyage it is. True deep Space feel with a intensity listening of the highest level, from the subtle ... See full review
posted a review of Zdravo - Disko Je Prava Stvar. over 3 years ago
Zdravo, a highly underrated Yugoslavian Disco Band commanded by DJ Boban Petrovic on the late 70s, was responsible for putting out some great jams on the period. This record from 1977 had all the Groove energy stored within. For the lovers, there's also ... See full review
posted a review of Satin & Green - Spectacular. over 3 years ago
It's absolutely wonderful when you realize a music gem straightly and unconditionally reflects your state of mind during a given moment, like for example, the deep immersive feeling in a late night club set. Quality label from Canada, known for a long ... See full review
posted a review of Man Parrish - Hip Hop, Be Bop (Don't Stop). over 3 years ago
Excerpts from my interview with Man Parrish for Electronic Standards:

"Hip Hop Bee Bop (Don’t Stop) was recorded all analogue-synthesized. I used only three pieces: Roland 808 drum machine, my PRO One, a small version of Prophet 5 for Polyphonic and ... See full review
posted a comment on Man Parrish Featuring Freeze Force - Boogie Down (Bronx). over 3 years ago
Excerpts from my Man Parrish interview for Electronic Standards:

"Boogie Down Bronx started as a fun and crazy dance track. I did it in my bedroom studio at home back in 1983. I used the Roland 808 Drum Machine and the Roland 727 Percussion Machine for ... See full review
posted a review of Fela Anikulapo Kuti* And Roy Ayers - Music Of Many Colours. over 3 years ago
“I met Fela Kuti in Nigeria in 1979, and we felt into a great relationship, good personal and music vibes, and we recorded that album together. Fela also came to USA on the eighties and we performed at NYC's Madison Square Garden. Amazingly energetic, ... See full review
posted a review of Consolidated - The Myth Of Rock. over 3 years ago
"There is no America. There is no democracy. There is only IBM, and ITT, and AT&T, and DuPont, Dow, Union Carbide, and Exxon." - the speech used in 'America Number One' was inspired in the 1976 Movie Classic 'Network' screenplay, featuring a ... See full review
posted a review of Roy Ayers Ubiquity - Everybody Loves The Sunshine. over 3 years ago
"I wrote in 1976, but I wanted to reflect how brilliant the Sun was in the fifties there! After that, the pollution and smog started erasing the sun. The only places where I can see it now are the Islands like Saint Vincent, Puerto Rico, and ... See full review
posted a review of Front 242 - U.Men / Ethics. over 3 years ago
"Daniel Bressanutti used to work on a ‪‎Synthesizers‬ Store, while Jean-Luc & I did exchange some few ‪‎K7‬ ‎Tapes‬ with him, and we suddenly realized we had identical ‪‎Music‬ tastes. Daniel had started ‪ Front 242‬ and was looking for a singer and ... See full review
posted a review of John Coltrane Featuring Pharoah Sanders - Live In Seattle. over 3 years ago
Music that should be described as a Spiritual experience. That doesn't seem to be from this World. Made by an unparalleled ensemble of shining-musicians, capable of bringing down all the preconceived concepts & ideas you could have about Music. Expect ... See full review
posted a review of Valentina Lisitsa. over 3 years ago
There is something really strong, deeply intensive, intrinsically personal, and I'd dare say subversive in Valentina's Music performance each time she plays - specially Rachmaninoff's '2nd Concerto', which makes the whole listening experience a striking ... See full review
posted a review of Clark* - Feast / Beast. over 3 years ago
A true chef d'oeuvre of contemporary-advanced electronic music. Not only Clark's music outputs are a sure shot, the compilation features another outstanding names, among them, Nils Frahm & Bibio. The technology aspects of the productions (and mixing) ... See full review
posted a review of Metroplex. over 3 years ago
"It’s a kind of Metropolitan Complex like a new type of City that would be" - Juan Atkins interview, Sept. 2007
posted a review of Cybotron - Alleys Of Your Mind. over 3 years ago
“There was a lot of discrepancy about ‘Sharevari’. Cybotron came first, and it came even before the name of the cartoon of the Transformers. The name was a combination of a Cyborg and a Cyclotron (machine that accelerate atomic particles).
You have to ... See full review
posted a review of Kool & The Gang - Kool And The Gang. over 4 years ago
'Give It Up'. Simply one of the most amazing Breakbeats all time. It was George "Funky" Brown from Jersey City the responsible for these legendary Drum Breaks on Kool And The Gang's 'Give It Up' (1970), largely sampled over the decades by countless ... See full review
posted a review of Japan - Tin Drum. over 4 years ago
Finding an obscure Synth-Pop is deeply rewarding. It's a sensation felt when an LP such as 'Tin Drum', 'B-2 Unit' or 'Logic System' fall into your hands. Probably for the whole aesthetic concept, the Synth timbres, the melodies & surrounding atmospheric ... See full review
posted a review of Teddy Pendergrass - Teddy. over 4 years ago
Few time ago, I heard about the melancholic news of Gamble, Huff & Thom Bell's building to be torn down on 309 Broad St. It's a weird feeling when you realize your past is being somehow turned into oblivion. Suddenly, I reminded of this masterpiece by ... See full review
posted a review of Larry Nozero Featuring Dennis Tini - Time. over 4 years ago
Found out about this album on a fantastic Jazz-Funk community sometime ago. It is, of course, the type of songs that would never fall in your hands freely. Profound emotions of Larry's Sax and Flute phrases with Dennis' keyboards, under gorgeous strings ... See full review
posted a review of The Dynamic Superiors* - Pure Pleasure. over 4 years ago
At the moment you find yourself running through the World of Music, you realize that not all the doors are open. It's meant to be like this. You'll understand that it's up to you to make the efforts, researches, digging, years of listening, and finally ... See full review
posted a review of Mantronix Featuring Wondress* - Got To Have Your Love. over 4 years ago
Kurtis Mantronik has granted us amazing moments since the Eighties, perfectly designed for the dancefloors across the World. 'Got To Have Your Love' remains one of the nicest, with seductive moods, powerful beats and delightful vocals. Maybe the nicest ... See full review
posted a review of Antonio Adolfo - Viralata. over 4 years ago
The great Pianist & Composer Antonio Adolfo Maurity Sabóia, known as Antonio Adolfo has granted some of the finest Brazilian Grooves in the Sixties & Seventies such as O Trio 3D, as well as his solo albums. This lovely 1979 LP 'Viralata' [Mongrel] ... See full review
posted a review of Spooky - Found Sound. over 4 years ago
Sometimes life rush keeps us far from the gold and makes us forget how challenging, deep and mental some albums can be, just like an exquisite story theme told in several thrilling chapters. Serious albums are born to be appreciated. Spooky's masterpiece ... See full review
posted a review of Warp 9 - Nunk. over 4 years ago
You can imagine the impact inside the cortex when a childhood is ruled by golden mixed Break-battle tapes. Times when imported twelve inch singles were, in the case of Brazil, more expensive than gold itself, and when repertories with proper-gems like ... See full review