Derek Plaslaiko

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  • As a teen equally transfixed by Mojo and Wizard cassettes and Minor Threat 7”s, Plaslaiko followed the beats from his hometown 20 miles south of Detroit to the epicenter of Detroit techno, then enjoying its third wave of success. He quietly paid his du..
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    RA Exchange


    EX.003 Derek Plaslaiko

    RA catches up with the talented DJ as he finally starts his production career in earnest.
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    RA Podcast


    RA.092 Derek Plaslaiko

    This week's RA podcast is a selection of minimal techno from Detroit's Derek Plaslaiko.




  • Fri, 6 Sep 2019

    Mix of the day: Derek Plaslaiko

    The Bunker Podcast reaches #200 in style with a three-hour recording of their longtime resident firing on all cylinders at WYA Chi in Chicago.
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018

    Derek Plaslaiko plays Vancouver

    The Berlin-based techno DJ will spin for three hours at the intimate 333 Clark venue on Saturday, March 17th.
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017

    Mix of the day: Derek Plaslaiko

    Sidewinding techno played sometime past dawn at No Way Back's tenth anniversary in Detroit.

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