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.



- ELECTRONIC STANDARDS PORTFOLIO -

I. INTERVIEWS

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
Paradox
Bernard Fowler
Aldo Marin
Liquid Liquid
Renaat & Sabine
D-Train
Derrick May
Kirk Degiorgio
D-3 (Detroit Trio/UR)
Gez Varley
Afrika Bambaataa
Mark Archer
Chymera
Ian O'Brien
Nicky Siano



II. EVENTS

Detroit Movement 2011
Sonar SP 2012

III. MOST SAMPLED BREAKBEATS

40 Legendary Breaks (As Told By Paradox)



IV. AESTHETIC SOUL PODCASTS

Aesthetic Soul IV: Magnetic Phwonk

Aesthetic Soul V: Omnia Vincit Amor

V. SPECIALS

Le Captain Konk: Hommage To A Huge Friend

Recent Activity
submitted Quebrada Posse - Deep Remixes. 12 days ago
posted a comment on Soul & Sound. 17 days ago
Gingafuturista testimonials:

"I like the track! Especially rhythm part" - Orlando Voorn

"It reminds me of my father. Afro-percussive music was his passion, you see, and where I get the rhythmic side of my musicianship. Artists like Olatunji, Mongo ... See full review
submitted Quebrada Posse - Distopia. 17 days ago
posted a comment on Mark Imperial - J'Adore Danser. 24 days ago
Mark Imperial: “Imagine being an Asian kid in arts dominated by non-Asians.
I moonwalked across the stage at my high school variety show in 1982 doing a pop & lock routine to Evelyn Champagne King’s “I’m in Love”. That was the first time for many of my ... See full review
posted a review of Optic Nerve - Trilogy - Wave 2. about 1 month ago
Truly one of the most magnificent Techno masterpieces ever. A sublime atmosphere made by emotional harmonies and futuristic timbres. Let the man himself tell us a little more:
"Another World was recorded about 3am in the morning, and it just came to me ... See full review
posted a comment on Low Res - Amuk. about 1 month ago
Danny Zelonky (Low Res) reminds the idea behind his masterpiece: "The violation of the grids normally governing pitch and time in that genre was my interest, and it is in general fun to set something up (a framework or grid), and then to subvert (run ... See full review
submitted Quebrada Posse - Profondeur. 2 months ago
submitted String Theory II - To The Fate Of The 808. 2 months ago
submitted Galaxy Freiheit - Dedicated (Remixes). 2 months ago
posted a comment on Luther Vandross - Never Too Much. 3 months ago
Marcus Miller: “Happy Birthday to my big brother Luther Vandross.

He would've been 69 years old today. He's been gone for 15 years and I still can't get used to it. Whenever one of the tunes we did comes on the radio, I instinctively reach for the phone ... See full review
posted a review of DSR - Miami. 3 months ago
When I first heard this deep, lisergic piece from a compilation called ‘Evolution Of The Groove’, it sounded like a future soirée merged in unknown atmospheres. I had never heard anything sounding like that before. For my surprise, I found out that this ... See full review
posted a comment on Bill Withers - Still Bill. 3 months ago
Leroy Burgess: “ BILL WITHERS.
The songs were rustic, heartfelt and genuine.
Part of our own shared identity. I always felt he sang for all of us.
An amazing Spirit. A talent rooted in the depths of our souls.
His work managed to lift us, while keeping ... See full review
submitted Galaxy Freiheit - Dedicated. 4 months ago
posted a review of Joe Henderson - Black Narcissus. 4 months ago
Patrick Gleesom’s opening cosmic keyboards line is totally fascinating, which made me interview him recently about it. Here’s his testimonial:

“Joe was a dear man. Learned a lot from him. I do recall how much I enjoyed working with Joe. Making music ... See full review
posted a review of Mundo Muzique - Tranztechno EP Vol. 1. 4 months ago
(Ed)Mundo Muzique. Such a great talent from back in the days. One of the men behind Mentasm, author of Andromeda and Acid Pandemonium, classics that inspired a whole generation. Despite the fact, he remains an underrated character from the outstanding ... See full review
posted a comment on Spiritual Concept - Spiritual Concept. 4 months ago
Talmadge G. Conway: “ When Earth, Wind & Fire first started out, they were managed by Rosie Grier. They did an album for the movie "Sweetback" and the had a girl in the group and they had a sound like the group called "The Friends Of Distinction." Earth, ... See full review
posted a review of Herbie Hancock - Dedication. 4 months ago
1974. Herbie Hancock suddenly found a secret wormhole to another Galaxy; there, he put his hands on some weird synthesizers and recorded this. So much ahead of its time... ‘till today.
posted a review of Joe Louis* - The Love Of My Own. 5 months ago
From the great old times. I heard Joe Louis was first introduced to Larry Heard through Larry’s younger brother Baby Fingers at the time he had recently concluded 'Mystery of Love' (1985), circa early 1986.
Larry Heard became a big inspiration to Joe ... See full review
posted a comment on Undisputed Truth (2) - You + Me = Love. 5 months ago
Bruce Forest: “How is this not up here yet? I would play this when I wanted the floor to literally drown in sweat. Proper use of an isolator and this jam would send the children panting and running for the water. Life Jam.
Short story: during one day, ... See full review
posted a comment on Andrew Weatherall. 5 months ago
Justin Strauss: “Like many of you here, I woke up to the sad and shocking news that Andrew Weatherall had died. It stunned me and tears came running down my face. I barely knew him personally but felt such a strong connection and love for what he did. ... See full review
posted a comment on Fonda Rae - Tuch Me. 5 months ago
Bruce Forest: “Something I did long ago for my dear friend and mentor Patrick Adams. He taught me how to mix great records, by producing great records.
I often start tracks with long vocal/instrumental sections. Pisses off DJs, but what the hell, ... See full review
posted a review of William S* - I'll Never Let You Go. 5 months ago
I never understood really why William Stover did not pursue his journey towards the Pantheon of House & Techno greatness. These exquisite, futuristic synth lines were unique on the Chicago Underground scene (let's not forget, co-written by another ... See full review
posted a review of Lonnie Liston Smith - Dreams Of Tomorrow. 5 months ago
Melancholic piano-beauty masterpiece merged in introspectiveness, ‘A Garden Of Peace’ was countless times sampled; sometimes, one line of instrument can be enough to make a timeless tune.

Lonnie Liston Smith remembers:
“What I did was playing the Grand ... See full review
posted a review of Lonnie Liston Smith - Exotic Mysteries. 5 months ago
Lonnie Liston Smith: ”I remember Marcus Miller writing ‘Space Princess’; it was future, but based from a vision from that particular period. How come so much great music happen in the seventies? Everyone we trying to come up with this ‘new concept’, ... See full review
posted a review of Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes* - Renaissance. 5 months ago
Lonnie Liston Smith: “I have many songs about a similar idea - ‘Voodoo Woman’, ‘Space Lady’ & ‘The Enchantress’, ‘Goddess Of Love’… it was like dealing with the exotic and the mysterious side of a woman… most of these had funky grooves, except for ... See full review
posted a review of Lonnie Liston Smith And The Cosmic Echoes - Visions Of A New World. 5 months ago
‘Visions of a New World’ brings Lonnie Liston Smith’s concern about inner Peace and the World Peace:

“You got to have Inner Peace so that it can lead you to another level, of World Peace - where we can stop all the wars and everything. I was trying to ... See full review
posted a review of Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes* - Expansions. 5 months ago
Lonnie Liston Smith, during an interview for Electronic Standards, starts to write the lyrics of the LP theme and prepare his explanations:

”Expand your mind! To understand! We all must leave… In Peace today! Extend your hand! To help the plan! Of Love ... See full review
posted a review of Pharoah Sanders - Thembi. 5 months ago
Lonnie Liston Smith interview excerpt for Electronic Standards:

“Astral Travelling’ (1971) was the first time I played an Electric Piano! Before that, I only played the Grand Piano. I met Pharoah Sanders in the late sixties, and we were doing this ... See full review
posted a review of Lonnie Liston Smith. 5 months ago
Lonnie Liston Smith interview for Electronic Standards, reasoning about the singularity in Music and the ‘Cosmic’ mind:

“You have to experiment with your own sounds. Back then, you could notice by hearing the music who it was from. Nowadays, a lot of ... See full review
posted a comment on Rick James - Sweet And Sexy Thing. 5 months ago
Bruce Forest: “One of the stranger relationships I had back in the day was with Rick James. I remember getting a phone call asking if I would do a Rick James record. Send me the demo, I said. It was classic Rick, and the demo came with a plane ticket to ... See full review
posted a comment on Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls (The Shep Pettibone Mastermix). 5 months ago
Justin Strauss: "This record was my main inspiration for wanting to do remixes. It had a massive affect on me. It still does - And would add François’s mixes he was doing at Prelude at the time, and Larry’s work as major inspirations.
As someone who has ... See full review
posted a comment on Bo Kool / Funk Masters - (Money) No Love / Love Money. 5 months ago
François Kevorkian: "We played this at Garage and Loft a long time before the Funhouse heard of it, I believe that we got it the day it came from the distributor. I got both Powerline "Double Journey" (there was only one copy) and TW Funkmasters "Love ... See full review
posted a comment on 2 Puerto Ricans, A Blackman And A Dominican - Do It Properly (The Original). 5 months ago
Bruce Forest: “ This was not a medley. It was an effort by mainly Better Days DJs to put on vinyl what we did live at the club. Dave Morales and Rob Clivilles were my Thursday DJs, I did the other four nights.

David Cole was a club regular, and this is ... See full review
posted a comment on Deodato* - Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001) / Spirit Of Summer. 5 months ago
Darrell Tee Murray: “This 1973 Grammy winning release has been one of my fusion fixtures. Deodato performing on this one with heavyweights like Stanley Clark, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Ray Barretto and others saturate your ears with extreme pleasure, and ... See full review
posted a comment on Jeanette "Lady" Day - Come Let Me Love You. 5 months ago
About the instrumental version, François Kevorkian confesses: ”I will definitely own up to not really remembering how this mix went, when it first came on I was like "Now who sampled this $%#%@$ again?" ... LOL.

Yet I clearly made it, it's just that I ... See full review
posted a comment on Daniele Baldelli. 5 months ago
Daniel Wang: "There is indeed a story to tell: although I can't remember exactly when this all happened, probably around 2001-2003, when I started traveling from NYC to Europe more often.Through a connection made by Michael Kopelman + Fraser Cooke of ... See full review
posted a review of Tribo Massáhi* - Estrelando Embaixador. 5 months ago
1970. From the bottom of Afro-Brasil’s Soul, something very intense was recorded. A Spiritual ensemble. A verve of energetic flow, of inconceivable definition. Estrelando Embaixador.
posted a comment that has since been deleted. 5 months ago
posted a comment on Ron Hardy - Muzic Box Classics #1. 5 months ago
Elbert Phillips, about the Muzic Box:

“I was hanging out on Rush Street, and Oak Street Beach before I went to the Muzic Box for the first time. My sister, Anthony Howard and Gregory Smiley, two cousins who would become my friends and brothers in every ... See full review
posted a comment that has since been deleted. 5 months ago
posted a comment on Various - June 87 Mixes 1. 5 months ago
Ben Liebrand: “How did this version came to be —
Whilst doing a live gig in 1986, I had Peter Schön accompany me on keyboards.
Quickly checking the song key and choosing a sound, Peter whipped out solo after solo in the instrumental parts.
Then came ... See full review
posted a comment on Carl Bean - I Was Born This Way. 5 months ago
Bruce Forest: “Ok, Carl Bean, funny story. It was around 1985. I was already playing the Motown 12” when I got a call from my pal Eddie O’Laughlin, who owned Next Plateau records, asking if I knew the track, and should he reissue it. I suggested he do ... See full review
submitted Converters - He Will Give What We Need / We've Gone Away From God. 5 months ago
submitted Converters - I've Been Converted. 5 months ago
posted a comment on Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes. 5 months ago
Bruce Forest: “ So it's late 1983 and Trevor Horn and Chris Blackwell come to visit me at Better Days. Trevor has an acetate of what would become the Sex Mix of FGTH's "Relax". It's a great version, but it starts with almost five minutes of plain kick ... See full review
posted a review of Harrison Jones (7) & The Voices Of Harmony - The Power Of The Lord. 6 months ago
A proper wonder. 1981 Spiritual Funk full of strength, whose original version would be more than enough to inspire any dancefloor desireful of grooves; this Divine Situation Way Over Yonder, though, is the cherry and crème on top of the cake. What a ... See full review
posted a review of Up Front - Infatuation. 6 months ago
John Robie: “Fred Zarr.... what an incredible talent.
I think he has to be given credit for making so many artists successful from behind the scenes, with his understated but genius playing.
Especially Madonna!
And the brother could play solos on the OBX ... See full review
posted a review of Webster Lewis. 6 months ago
Arthur Baker: "Webster was a great guy, I knew him from back in the day in Boston and had him work on arrangements for 'Beat Street'. Strings on 'Breakers Revenge', 'Shadows', 'Nothing’s Gonna Come Easy' and horns on 'This Could Be The Night'. Was a ... See full review
posted a review of Afrika Bambaataa & the Soul Sonic Force* Music By Planet Patrol - Planet Rock. 6 months ago
Arthur Baker: "Basically, no one at that time had an 808. This is a true story: we saw an ad in the Village Voice that said, "Man with drum machine, 20 dollars a session." [laughs]
So we called him up and said, "Come on in." The programmer of the drum ... See full review
posted a review of Dino Terrell - You Can Do It (It's So Easy). 6 months ago
Caught myself thinking about this frissonannte piece of music from a time where the foundations of what we call House Music were built. New York was, just like Chicago, a particularly brilliant nucleus of creativity and feeling. When I think about the ... See full review