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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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Lamont Dozier
posted a comment on Lamont Dozier. 3 days ago
Leroy Burgess: "LAMONT DOZIER: A bonafide, genuine LEGEND has been called Home by our MOST HIGH FATHER GOD/ALLAH. With Eddie and Brian Holland, their composition/production became a template for Black Soul Music in the 1960s. There really are just too... See full review
Patrick Adams
posted a comment on Patrick Adams. about 1 month ago
Leroy Burgess : “SOME FOLKS YOU WISH COULD JUST LIVE FOREVER.
They can't.. you know. And don't.
Neither will we.
Doesn't stop us from wishing it though.
So it is with this man.
This quiet, humble genius... who took the time to see in me.. what I could... See full review
Bill Laswell
posted a comment on Bill Laswell. 2 months ago
Trevor Jackson: “Bill Laswell is legendary, a master producer, a killer bassplayer, a radical sound magician. He made some of the best records of the 80s, (via his band Material, the Celluloid label, his work with Herbie Hancock etc) & has never stopped.”
Instant Funk - I Got My Mind Made Up / Wide World Of Sports
posted a comment on Instant Funk - I Got My Mind Made Up / Wide World Of Sports. 2 months ago
Bruce Forest: “The original production of this song was done on 8 tracks and was a simple 3 minute R&B song. It was transferred to 24 track tape at Blank Tapes, NYC and work began on it by the producer Bunny Sigler and engineer Bob Blank. Among other... See full review
Axodry - You
posted a comment on Axodry - You. 2 months ago
Ra Hen: “ In 1989 RaHen composed, programmed and mixed the song ‘You’. The song was sung by the great singer Mark Jefferis, who already had a huge success with TXT. Frank Poulton wrote the text. The audio engineer of this song was the incredible... See full review
Vangelis
posted a comment on Vangelis. 3 months ago
Jean-Michel Jarre: “Dear Vangelis,
We will all remember your unique touch and your moving melodies forever.
You & I have always shared the same passion for synthesizers and electronic music since so long…
May you Rest In Peace”
JMJ x
Klaus Schulze
posted a comment on Klaus Schulze. 4 months ago
Jerome Froese: "RIP Klaus Schulze
I am deeply saddened by the death of Klaus Schulze. I met him many times over the years and had some cool conversations with him. I have always appreciated his pleasantly relaxed manner. When he visited us in the... See full review
Suburban Knight - The Groove
posted a comment on Suburban Knight - The Groove. 5 months ago
James Pennington: “Here is Transmat 003, the beginning of advance metal tank, the start of my career. I owe it all to D.May. Dark man techno will rise again.” About the equipments used, James mentionned “a Roland sampler/909 an 808, and a SQD1... See full review
Joe Claussell
posted a comment on Joe Claussell. 6 months ago
Claussell’s statement about music (and art) is among the most beautiful I’ve ever heard, and is clearly reflected in his own discography: “ In my eyes I see it being all about a spiritual transformation, being a conduit for a high power, becoming one... See full review
Final Cut - Deep In 2 The Cut
posted a review of Final Cut - Deep In 2 The Cut. 7 months ago
Three early masterpieces that would change the game for all the rising rave scene:
Roll-It-Up (Bass Kickin Beats) by Success-N-Effect (which Frankie played in the UK early 1989 and shaked the dancefloor with the accelerated Amen Break for the 1st... See full review
Taana Gardner - Heartbeat
posted a comment on Taana Gardner - Heartbeat. 7 months ago
Jay Negron: “ Tropicalia closed in late 1980, so I was looking for a gig. A few months later, a friend of mine said they are looking for a DJ at Pegasus; a club just a few blocks where I lived at 64 St & 2nd Ave. I went, spoke to the manager who told... See full review
Mtume - Prime Time
posted a review of Mtume - Prime Time. 7 months ago
It's very sad to realize that, after the sad episode of James' transition, people seem to remember only of 'Juicy Fruit' when it comes to the genius' music. The man was behind so many anthologies that it's almost impossible to point out faves. Even... See full review
James Mtume
posted a comment on James Mtume. 7 months ago
Stephanie Mills: “I am saddened to hear of the passing of my dear friend and producer James Mtume. He was so brilliant and an amazing music mind. The work chemistry we had along with your writing partner Reggie Lucas was second to none. I know you... See full review
Princess - Say I'm Your No. 1
posted a comment on Princess - Say I'm Your No. 1. 7 months ago
Martin Glover: “ She was my band Brilliant’s backing singer. Mike Stock was very impressed, and straight after our session, around 10pm, we went home and he asked her to stay and voice this… played it to Pete the next morning, who immediately loved... See full review
Joe Bataan - Salsoul
posted a review of Joe Bataan - Salsoul. 9 months ago
The story about the origins of the record label Salsoul Records is fantastic: the Cayre brothers, of Syrian-Jewish origin, received one day in 1973 from Joe Bataan the promo of his LP “Salsoul”, and ended up signing with him on their label Mericana.... See full review
Rhythim Is Rhythim - The Beginning
posted a comment on Rhythim Is Rhythim - The Beginning. 10 months ago
The Beginning. An escalation of a multi dimensional world. Exquisite sounds are felt as soon as the music starts. The complex rhythmic part and the hypnotic synth loop are a sort of an introduction of what is about to come: the deepest feelings. The... See full review
Brenda Holloway - Just Look What You've Done / Starting The Hurt All Over Again
posted a review of Brenda Holloway - Just Look What You've Done / Starting The Hurt All Over Again. 11 months ago
Just Look What You've Done became a hit on the hands of David Contessa Rodriguez at the Limelight in 1972. This is, no shadow of a doubt, one of the oldest Disco classics.
Richard H. Kirk
posted a comment on Richard H. Kirk. 11 months ago
Stephen Mallinder (Cabaret Voltaire): “I’m shattered. my Cabs music partner, and often sparring partner, difficult to live with, but impossible not to love; stubborn, no sufferer of fools, but insightful, spontaneous, and with vision... and underneath... See full review
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Flamboyant (9) - Bander
submitted Flamboyant (9) - Bander. 11 months ago
MindReflex - Infinity Range EP
submitted MindReflex - Infinity Range EP. 11 months ago
Frankie Knuckles - The Whistle Song
posted a comment on Frankie Knuckles - The Whistle Song. 11 months ago
“30 years ago this week, The Whistle Song was the #1 Billboard Club record. 30 years later, it still endures. I wrote and recorded the demo of this song in about 20 minutes, after hearing Frankie play at the Redzone. It was inspired by his DJ set.... See full review
Arpanet - Wireless Internet
posted a comment on Arpanet - Wireless Internet. 11 months ago
“ In 1999 I started writing to Gerald Donald via email. His band Dopplereffekt had just released "Gesamtkunstwerk" the compilation of their first singles, and I got in touch in order to distribute it. Gerald was renowned for being hard to communicate... See full review
Paul Jebanasam - Continuum
posted a review of Paul Jebanasam - Continuum. about 1 year ago
Each time you listen to this album, you discover something new. Layers, textures, profundity. A great art that truly points to new directions. To the nature of sound. An amalgam of elements that challenges the most intense listeners. It's from 2016,... See full review
Giant Claw - Dark Web
posted a review of Giant Claw - Dark Web. about 1 year ago
Still trying to process this. How is that possible that I missed this back in 2014? Exquisite and bold as it gets.
Kelli Hand
posted a comment on Kelli Hand. about 1 year ago
Ron Trent: “ I first went to record in Detroit somewhere around 92’. My business partner Chez and I would began on what became a journey into experimenting with sound, many talks of historical factors, and hosting conversations with a close circle of... See full review
Vince Watson - Renaissance / Rendezvous
posted a review of Vince Watson - Renaissance / Rendezvous. about 1 year ago
When it comes to underground club culture, Vince figures among the greatest electronic music composers of the last quarter of a century. His anthological pieces are many; among them, 'Rendezvous', belongs to the Pantheon of eternal beauty. Vince has a... See full review
Kraftwerk - Computerwelt
posted a comment on Kraftwerk - Computerwelt. about 1 year ago
Aldo Marin (Cutting Records):
“ This, to me, is the album that changed the Hip Hop and Dance World forever. I believe that without this album, there would be no 'Planet Rock', 'Al-Naafiysh (The Soul), 'Hip Hop Be Bop', 'Clear' and maybe even Cutting Records.” See full review
808 State - 10 x 10
posted a comment on 808 State - 10 x 10. about 1 year ago
Graham Massey (808 State):
“I think this was one of the earlier tunes to be written for the Gorgeous album, in 1992. I remember we were still at our Industrial unit behind Mc Donalds in Longsight. We had an office in one part of the business park... See full review
Captain Rock
posted a comment on Captain Rock. about 1 year ago
Leroy Burgess: “ RON GREEN (aka) CAPTAIN ROCK.
NIA Records was a Family.
A small, unassuming label helmed by twins Tunde-Ra & TaharQa Aleem.. driven by a dream. The majority of its Artists hailed from our shared village of Harlem, myself included.
It... See full review
Depeche Mode - Speak & Spell
posted a review of Depeche Mode - Speak & Spell. about 1 year ago
There will never be a period of excellence like the 80s for Depeche Mode. Forget the mainstream, the social media audiences and the consolidated music genres; this was the time when you could only rely on your dreams, ideas and desire to create from... See full review
Der Zyklus - Biometry
posted a review of Der Zyklus - Biometry. about 1 year ago
From the aesthetic design, studio mixing and sound immersion experience point of view, this is one of the most important albums of the 21st century.
Various - Galaxy Freiheit Presents Sun Rays
submitted Various - Galaxy Freiheit Presents Sun Rays. about 1 year ago
Malcolm Cecil
posted a comment on Malcolm Cecil. about 1 year ago
Tom Browne: "Sadly, pioneering electronic musician and producer Malcolm Cecil (creator of The Original New Timbral Orchestra and half of synth duo Tonto's Expanding Head Band – along with producer/engineer Robert Margouleff) passed away this morning –... See full review
Dan Curtin - Voices From Another Age
posted a review of Dan Curtin - Voices From Another Age. about 1 year ago
“It's hard to explain what I had in mind, because it was all about how I was feeling at that moment; but I knew that I wanted to use the TB 303 in a way that wasn't acid house I wanted to take that instrument into Techno. I did that on several other... See full review
Terra Escura - Treme Pista
submitted Terra Escura - Treme Pista. about 1 year ago
Clock DVA - Thirst
posted a comment on Clock DVA - Thirst. about 1 year ago
Adi Newton: “Considered by Paul Morley in his NME Album review of that year as ‘one of the Best Debut Albums of the 1980s along Side Joy Divisions Unknow Pleasures and The Falls Dragnet.’
The following Sleeve notes for THIRST made by GENESIS P-ORRIDGE... See full review
Jean Michel Jarre* - Oxygène
posted a review of Jean Michel Jarre* - Oxygène. about 1 year ago
Oxygène belongs to electronic music's Pantheon of eternal beauty. The fact that Space trips of this level were made back in 1976 is just mind blowing (check out 'Chronolyse' by Pinhas that was actually composed and produced the same year, as well as... See full review
Various - Techno 2: The Next Generation
posted a review of Various - Techno 2: The Next Generation. about 1 year ago
What can we say about Stark? A deep, exquisite Techno piece, seriously underrated; this masterpiece should get a lot more credit, first of all because it was of a kind, and also for its aesthetic and futuristic atmosphere (remember we were in 1990).
Convextion - Convextion
posted a comment on Convextion - Convextion. about 1 year ago
Sean Deason, about 'Metropolis' by Convextion:
"Metropolis, 1995: I'm sitting in the mastering session with Mark for this record. He skips through the DAT, gets the gist of the track and sets his levels on all of his gear. He starts cutting the... See full review
Galaxy Freiheit - Viaggio Nell' Iperspazio
submitted Galaxy Freiheit - Viaggio Nell' Iperspazio. about 1 year ago
Danseur Cosmique - Sentiment de Désir
submitted Danseur Cosmique - Sentiment de Désir. about 1 year ago
DJ Icee* - Love (Once Upon A Time) / We Do It Like This
posted a comment on DJ Icee* - Love (Once Upon A Time) / We Do It Like This. about 1 year ago
A massive, devastating blow on Sao Paulo’s mid 90s underground. Brilliant Breaks.
Galaxy Freiheit - Matrioshka Brain
posted a review of Galaxy Freiheit - Matrioshka Brain. about 1 year ago
Title tune Matrioshka Brain feedbacks:

"BEAUTIFUL! LOVE IT. SHOULD HAVE A VIDEO WITH IT. AWESOME JOB" - Keith Tucker (Optic Nerve/Aux 88, Detroit/US)

"That was a very warm and lush experience! I really enjoyed the meditative and introspective... See full review
Galaxy Freiheit - Matrioshka Brain
submitted Galaxy Freiheit - Matrioshka Brain. about 1 year ago
Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4
posted a review of Manuel Göttsching - E2-E4. about 1 year ago
"E2-E4 is the opening Chess move, a very good title because it was the first recording that I
released under my name. I connected all those synthesizers and sequencers, for bass, solo and
voice with drum machines, using effects. I used a analog drum... See full review
Galaxy Freiheit - Plonger Dans L'Éternel Musical
submitted Galaxy Freiheit - Plonger Dans L'Éternel Musical. about 1 year ago
String Theory II - Danseuse au Soir
submitted String Theory II - Danseuse au Soir. about 1 year ago
Galaxy Freiheit - Infinity
submitted Galaxy Freiheit - Infinity. about 1 year ago
Quebrada Posse - Duality EP
submitted Quebrada Posse - Duality EP. about 1 year ago