SELF-TITLED | April 16,2018 | EN

As Resident Advisor reported in a welcome feature six years ago, Oscar Mulero’s experimental techno sound is actually rooted in the rock and goth clubs that ruled Madrid’s underground scene in the late ’80s and early ’90s.

“I was getting more into EBM [back then],” he explained, “and at the end of the day those bands made their music with machines, so that is why my sound has that industrial spirit with industrial beats. For me techno was naturally the next step after EBM.”

Aphex Twin and Autechre were also two of the producer’s favorite artists at the time—something Mulero slipped into sets at The Omen, a club he co-founded more than 20 years ago. With all of this in mind—along with the recent release of the avant-garde album Perfect Peace—we asked Mulero to discuss 10 records that have shaped his ever-evolving sound over the years….