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

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posted a comment on James Mason - Rhythm Of Life. 3 months ago
daftcombo
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. 4 months ago
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posted a review of Man Parrish - Hip Hop, Be Bop (Don't Stop). about 1 year ago
Excerpts from my interview with Man Parrish for Electronic Standards:

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posted a comment on Man Parrish Featuring Freeze Force - Boogie Down (Bronx). about 1 year ago
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