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Electric Soul Radio 14

Electric Soul welcomes Basilisk, a veteran multi-genre DJ based in Taipei, Taiwan, for our 14th edition! Here he brings us on a grand tour of many different moods and styles, ranging from midtempo breaks and dub techno to minimal and progressive psytrance. This study in contrasts showcases his smooth and harmonic mixing style as well as several tracks…

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Radiant Expanse

DJ Basilisk captures the halcyon morning sound of outdoor festival season with Radiant Expanse, an extended four hour mix rooted in the deeper end of progressive psytrance. Expect a playful and free-spirited blend of styles featuring several permutations of progressive house, dream trance, and dub techno, with just enough midtempo breakbeat and spaced-out ambient to provide a sublime introduction and…

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Digital Diamonds Podcast 35

Basilisk is a veteran DJ, label owner, and music publisher from Canada now residing in Taiwan. Widely known for his tireless efforts to champion netlabel content through the Ektoplazm distribution portal, he also dedicates himself to mastery of the mixing arts. Here he turns his attention to the vast catalogue of gleaming gems released by Digital Diamonds, a pioneering…

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Uroboros 1

DJ Basilisk presents Uroboros 1, an extraordinary journey through underground electronic music of the last decade. Featuring more than 130 tracks and clocking in at slightly more than 8 hours in length, this unusually ambitious mix spans an immense range of styles and approaches. An emphasis on smooth, harmonic mixing and dreamlike, hypnotic selections creates a sense of perpetual…

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Hermetic Expanse

DJ Basilisk emerges from a long period of esoteric theorizing, conceptual regeneration, and diligent crate-digging to present Hermetic Expanse, a five-hour odyssey into hypnotic realms of underground electronic music. Originally conceived as a vehicle for showcasing the sound of Techgnosis Records, the label he co-founded alongside Ben Rama in 2015, this mix features ten of his personal favorites from…

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Earth Nation – Terra Incognita

Earth Nation is one of many projects from the prolific German trance and ambient producer Ralf Hildenbeutel. Although guitarist Marcus Deml is credited on most Earth Nation tunes from the same era, this album appears to feature only Ralf’s solo productions under this guise. If you’re already familiar with the Eye Q Records sound you know…

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Eternal Basement – Nerv

Formed in 1994 by Austrian producer Michael Kohlbecker and Pascal Mollin (who later left the project), Eternal Basement achieved some notoriety with the release of Taking Place in You on Sven Väth’s legendary Harthouse imprint. This full-length follow-up features several fast-paced tracks in the hard trance style popular at the time, but the bulk of the…

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Speedy J – G Spot

Jochem Paap explores the more atmospheric side of ambient techno on G Spot, his sophomore album. Clocking in at just over an hour in length, this album is book-ended by a pair of fantastic techno-trance hybrids: the sublime Ping Pong (which wouldn’t sound out of place in an old school Goa trance set); and the title track, which simmers…

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Fluke – Oto

Fluke were among the biggest names in UK progressive house in the early 1990s. As with their compatriots Leftfield and Underworld they began branching out into more radio-friendly breakbeat and trip hop as the middle of the decade approached. Oto (Greek for “ear”) is a rather brief album that captures them in transition. Bullet is the only real…