Flying under his STERAC Electronics alias, Amsterdam legend Steve Rachmad provides an exclusive mix of stellar 80’s disco tunes. Hardly needing introduction, Steve has been responsible for classics such as the essential ’95 release ‘Secret Life of Machines’, and has worked under labels like Klockworks, Delsin, Mote Evolver and more under a slew of aliases.
Often whirling around the grooves of Detroit techno, Rachmad is a producer, remixer and DJ, regarded by many as a champion of the genre within the Netherlands. Though his DJ sets are constantly evolving, he remains inspired by high quality disco, dub and electro from the early days.
When his birth name is on the bill, it can be anything from planet Rachmad; a realm best explored by listening to one of his extended Panoramabar sets or in the former renowned Amsterdam club Studio 80. Though one of many, Steve’s STERAC Electronics alias has found him releasing classics on labels such as Tresor and M-Planet, and performing around the globe including Sterac Electronics sets at last year’s Dekmantel and the Shoeless weekender at Ruigoord – a rave in a small chapel. But, regardless of place or name, Steve’s gift for blending warm drum machines and synthesizers is unparalleled, and shall not go unnoticed after experiencing this mix.