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Dave t he Drummer Biog 2011Anyone who's been into Techno Music for the last 15 years or so will probably have stumbled across one of Dave The Drummer's records. He's the one of the key producers behind t he Acid T echno Sound of London in the mid-1990's and owner of one of the best knownt echno labels in t he world "Hydraulix"As a DJ He has a reputation for being innovative and sharp on the turntables, and now, playing with Traktor Scratch and Cross by MixVibes with an armload of fresh, new, and often exclusive unreleased material, his DJ sets have become explosive.Never one to be tied down, Dave continues to choose his own direction, supporting the smaller intimate underground venues as well as running his own event s in London, He is still a regular visitor to Brasil as well as Japan, Australia, Venezuela, Canada, Russia, and the rest of Europe and has played most of the world best clubs and festivals over his 15 year career as a traveling DJ.In recent years Dave’s sound has shifted away from the fast acidic sound of the London underground to a slower funkier techno groove. His recent work on sister label Mutate to Survive along with tracks on Reklusive, Naked Lunch, Hydraulix 909 and his Studio product ions and collaborat ions wit h ot her t echno producers arepicking up attention from some of the worlds top techno DJ's.Tekno ToolboxThe story doesn't end there, Dave has created his own custom sample C.D. DAVE THE DRUMMERS TEKNO TOOLBOX is released through Lenny Dee's ISR label and has become a best seller through Loopmasters and Producer Loops. Elements from the pack have turned up in lot's of Beatport charted techno tracks, Dave is currently working on a follow up pack.He's been teaching Ableton Live at workshops at the AIMEC DJ academy in Brazil, he is the chief editor of the technical section of new UK dance magazine CORE and in his spare time ( which doesn't exist ) he is now a fully qualified web professional, and is on a mission to help build the best music orientated websites of the future starting with his own.Core MagazineRecent ly Dave has been writ ing t he product ion section for British Hard Dance Magazine “Core”. His blog has proved to be very popular and his style as a no-nonsense journalist has won over some of the major music Software Companies such as Native Instruments and Akai Pro. He’s test driven Digital Vinyl Systems and created video “head to head’ reviews, he’s tried out Midi Cont rollers and reviewed t rade event s wit h Edit or Mark EG. The Companies he has written for have all expressed their gratitude for Dave’s efforts and he has helped build bridges bet ween t hem and t heir pot ent ial customers in a friendly and unique way.MixVibesSince his review of the U-Mix Control-Pro, and the Software platform Cross in Core Magazine, Dave has now entered a representation deal with the french DJ software company MixVibes, giving his endorsement of their products.Check the article to see DAVE DJ’ing with this controller on the Core Magazine website. He’ll also be representing MixVibes at various music shows around the globe in the coming months.Hydraulix Parties2009 Saw the beginning of the now legendary Hydraulix Parties in London. So far the Parties have happened every year wit h t he main dat es being Dave’s Birt hday in Oct ober.Featuring the cream of European talent and exposing great techno music to the London massive, the Hydraulix Parties have gone down in history as a “don’t miss” event.Hydraulix has built bridges bet ween London’s t echno scene and the European scene that never existed before.