Episode #38 of the Rave Atlas Mix Series comes from the New York City-based DJ/Producer & Label owner, John Barera.
He has been active as a DJ for 15 years and his musical style weaves mostly between techno and house.
Resident Advisor called him one of the "New York techno scene's hardest-working DJs."
He has played at clubs and events around North America and Europe including Public Works, Smart Bar, Panorama Bar, Fabric, Razzmatazz, Maassilo, Love Saves The Day, Tresor, Motion Bristol, Hot Mass, Flash, Floyd Miami, Institut fuer Zukunft, Tangent Gallery, EXT Mexico City, Zukunft Zurich, Griessmuehle, RADION, Cafe-Gallery Tbilisi, Yu Yu, ://about blank, Lounge Lisbon, Public Records, Le Bain, Good Room, Elsewhere, Sublimate and many others.
His productions have been released on various labels including Allergy Season, Argot, Episodes & Just Jack.
Most notably, John’s debut album 'Graceless' was released on Dolly alongside Will Martin in 2014.
Their 2nd album ’Proceed to the Root’ was released on 2MR in September 2017 and a follow-up EP for the same label called "Life, the Heavens and Earth" arrived in 2019.
Barera’s productions have been supported by Jane Fitz, Ben Sims, Erika, Doc Martin, Honey Soundsystem, Ben UFO, Lauren Flax, Kai Alcé, Jubilee, nd_baumecker, and many other respected artists.
John founded a techno/acid focused party and label with Volvox called Jack Dept.
The coveted Brooklyn monthly began at Bossa Nova Civic Club in 2014 and the first releases came in 2016.
John is also the head of Supply Records alongside Soren Jahan - a vinyl-only imprint featuring an eclectic range of house and techno.
Together they produce under the name B-Tracks.
Here he comes with a 360 techno mix, covering the full spectrum of the genre, with original cuts and remixes from:
Erhalder, Tadeo, Talker, Z.I.P.P.O, Viers, O/V/R, Civil Duty, Industrialyzer, Mark Broom, Jeff Mills, Ben Sims, Mathew Jonson, Volte Face, Wata Igarshi, Reedale Rise & Space Dimension Controller.
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1. Erhalder - Look What These Dollars Buy (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/look-what-these-dollars-buy-original-mix/10954091
Record Label: Translucent
2. Tadeo - Reflection Nebula 056n (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/reflection-nebula-056n-original-mix/317613
Record Label: Apnea
3. Talker - Battle Standard (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/battle-standard-original-mix/9386977
Record Label: Standards & Practices
4. Z.I.P.P.O - Cycle (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/cycle-original-mix/9793124
Record Label: Stockholm LTD
5. Viers - Lain (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/lain-original-mix/7804152
Record Label: Figure
6. O/V/R - The World Remade (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/the-world-remade-original-mix/11377798
Record Label: Downwards
7. Unknown Artist - Untitled
8. O/V/R - Reversing Into Tomorrow (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/reversing-into-tomorrow-original-mix/11377801
Record Label: Downwards
9. Civil Duty - No Dexterity (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/no-dexterity-original-mix/6761442
Record Label: The Corner
10. Industrialyzer - Analog Planet (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/analog-planet-original-mix/9888572
Record Label: Synewave
11. Unknown Artist - Untitled
12. Mark Broom - Stunned (97 Mix) (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/stunned-97-mix-original-mix/7020709
Record Label: M-Plant
13. Jeff Mills - Alarms (Ben Sims Remix 1)
Buy Link: https://www.discogs.com/Jeff-Mills-Alarms-Ben-Sims-Remixes/release/207255
Record Label: Axis
14. Mathew Jonson - Panna Cotta (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/panna-cotta-original-mix/3747130
Record Label: Itiswhatitis Recordings
15. Volte-Face - Blatchington Mill (Wata Igarashi's Stairway Remix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/blatchington-mill-wata-igarashis-stairway-remix/9526884
Record Label: BleeD
16. Reedale Rise - Lorelei (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/lorelei-original-mix/9256874
Record Label: Frustrated Funk
17. Space Dimension Controller – Beyond Pulso-IV (Original Mix)
Buy Link: https://www.beatport.com/track/beyond-pulso-iv-original-mix/11745630
Record Label: R&S Records