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Diarmaid O Meara

Diarmaid O Meara
DJ / Producer  
Released 27th September
1. Disco Murderer (Berlin Edit),
2. Disco Murderer
3. November
4. The Source
5. Disco Murderer Radio Edit.
Available from Mastertraxx and all major download sites

  “Selfish Bass" it’s as disturbing as it is satisfying” DJ Dave Clarke “Ireland’s finest purveyor of techno…obscenely satisfying…professional and immense techno goodness…the finest you’re likely to hear for some time” Clash Magazine

After an astoundingly successful early 2010 with the release of the massive ‘Selfish Bass’, being dubbed by Tilllate Magazine as “One of techno’s brightest new stars”, mixing for the prestigious Clash Magazine Podcast series, guesting on the globally renowned White Noise show hosted by Dave Clarke and with almost 15 releases planned for 2010 through a multitude of labels....The Berlin based, Irish techno peddler drops another five track electronic bomb on the infamous London based Mastertraxx label.

Maxx020 features two original single releases, a remaster, a re-edit and a radio edit of some of O Meara’s most clashing styles of cross genre techno and electronica. Fittingly released through one of the current backbone techno labels Mike Humphries’s Mastertraxx.

A three turntable wizard with a flair for the unexpected, Irelands tough techno peddler, DJ, producer and owner of Gobsmacked Records, Diarmaid O Meara, is a name that has quite rightly been etched into the minds of a sizeable and ever growing chunk of Europe’s even more sizeable and ever growing Techno cult.

After an intensive and highly successful number of years with acclaimed releases across numerous labels, being branded at the beginning

of 2009 as ‘One to Watch’ by M8 magazine and “One of Techno’s brightest new stars” in early 2010 by Tilllate Magazine,being featured

in a myriad of music magazines including Notion, Tilllate, CORE, DJ Mag and I-DJ Magazine, ezines, national and global radio stations including XFM, BBCR1, DI-FM KISS FM, TV channels, numerous collaborations and a massive, hectic gigging schedule alongside his uniquely intense, energetic and entertaining style of three turntable techno mash up sets , Diarmaid has proven himself to be up there with his peers and one of the best in his field to emerge in recent years.

“intelligent and timeless techno!” Side-Line Magazine

“An essential for all techno heads” Core Magazine

"Techno filth! It's so filthy I had to have a nuclear contamination hose down afterwards" XFM Eddy Temple Morris

“So good I was actually Gobsmacked” Notion Magazine

Since his first vinyl release in 2006, Diarmaid’s style has been grabbing more and more attention with releases across several labels, regular track support from Dave Clarke, Dj Rush, Cj Bolland and countless other giants of techno, almost constant airplay across UK and European radio stations, including BBC Radio 1, White Noise, ATL Dance Show, Absolute Technoise, RTE Radio, KISS FM, NRJ Radio, DI – FM, XFM while also guest mixing and broadcasting exclusive sessions for most of these stations and many more including Clash Magazine’s Podcast and bringing his intense mixing style to many clubs and radios across the UK and Europe. Live European dates have included,amongst many more, numerous clubs in Germany, Holland, Belgium and a host of European cities.
As one of the UK and Irelands busiest techno producers and releasers, his collaborations and remixes to date include hero’s like Robert Armani, the Space DJz, Patrick DSP, Ogi etc, and his recently released album “Structured Noise” was nominated for Best Album and his label Gobsmacked for Best Label in the Irish dance music awards 2010. With a broad spectrum of projects constantly on the horizon, he has also numerous upcoming releases across some of the genre’s finest labels, not to mention his own Gobsmacked label, which has just celebrated a colossal 60th release.

"One of the most important contemporary artists in the field of electronic music" Sorted Noise

“The time is right for this gifted young producer to be causing damage across the globe. Diarmaid can deliver thunderous, cavernous technoid fireworks all day long but he also has the brains to match the brawn…key tracks will stay with you long after the first rush has subsided!”

Tilllate Magazine – Album review

“O’Meara…..could be onto something special!” DJ Mag – Album review

O’Meara shines with some of the nastiest distorted bass to be laid down since Big Black’s Songs About f**king” 365 Magazine - Album review

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