Black Codes Experiments

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  • Founded in 2003 by Spanish techno stalwart Cristian Varela, the now esteemed Black Codes Experiments imprint has, over the past two decades, forged itself a firm reputation as one of the most prestigious, forward-thinking labels on the international electronic music circuit. Home to some of underground music’s biggest hitters (Regis, Mark Broom, The Advent, Ken Ishii, Takaaki Itoh, Tensal, P.E.A.R.L and Arnaud Le Texier to name just a few) and often given the same reverence as labels such as Tresor, R&S and Music Man, what Cristian and his label partner Ian Axide have built over the past twenty years is nothing short of remarkable. Best known for delivering highly experimental sounds and hypnotic atmospheres with a uniquely underground treatment, Black Codes represents a beacon of consistency and musical innovation as it continues to earn widespread international support from a growing legion of dedicated fans and techno followers the world over. With a long-standing weekly radio show and flagship events at some of the most respected venues across the globe, Cristian’s advanced vision for the label has placed him as one of the key ambassadors of our music scene and one the biggest names in Techno with a tremendous influence and legacy for the new generations of international producers and DJs.