INFLUENCES: STEVE O'SULLIVAN

The Mosaic founder walks us through the tracks which inspired him the way he's inspired countless others.

INFLUENCES: STEVE O'SULLIVAN

The Mosaic founder walks us through the tracks which inspired him the way he's inspired countless others.

Having first scored a great, uncanny valley of his own into the dystopian landscape of techno in the 90s with the chaotic and startlingly progressive ‘Deux’, Steve O’Sullivan is now perhaps best known as an architect of a groove-focussed strain of dub techno that makes dancefloor imposition a matter of priority. Most recently releasing a collaborative EP with Deepchord founder Mike Schommer, O’Sullivan now enjoys a comfortable position atop techno’s family tree

Ahead of his appearance at OFFSónar, we took some time to find out what inspires the Mosaic founder the way he’s inspired so many…


 

RHYTHIM IS RHYTHIM - ICON (MONTAGE MIX)

One of the most perfect techno tracks ever produced. It truly does represent everything that the first wave of Detroit techno stood for back in the early 90s - soulful, emotional , full of groove and futuristic. One of those tunes that sounds perfect at home, on the beach or at the tail end of a good night out.

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