Tag Archives: Lenny Dee

What is Hard Electronic?

“Hard Electronic” is an umbrella musical term that encompasses several electronic dance music genres and sub-genres generated since the early 1990’s from the “rave” subculture of music. In general, the word “hard” refers to a darker, distorted soundscape, and, or, a soundscape which is initially “hard to listen to”, “baroque”, abstract, or complicated.  Examples of … Continue reading What is Hard Electronic?

No Tears For The Dead: The Industrial Strength Records 25 Year Anniversary Compilation

I met Lenny Dee about 24 years ago on a flight from Pittsburgh to Milwaukee. We were going to play at Drop Bass Network’s “Genesis” party. I told Lenny it was the first time I’d ever been flown to play at a rave, and I remember him telling me, “And you know the best thing … Continue reading No Tears For The Dead: The Industrial Strength Records 25 Year Anniversary Compilation

Hard Electronic: 25 Year of Industrial Strength Records, Los Angeles Event Review

Anyone trying to coordinate going to a show with friends knows it isn’t always easy, and this night was no exception. After much anticipation, my friends and I were finally on our way after quite a bit of drama- One friend of mine, Matt, had just spent the last 6hrs in traffic driving to my house … Continue reading Hard Electronic: 25 Year of Industrial Strength Records, Los Angeles Event Review

Lenny Dee – Hard Electronic Interview Series

Techno and Hardcore pioneer Lenny Dee started Industrial Strength Records in 1991 and put New York and American Hardcore on the map, Now on the heels of the labels 25th anniversary, ISR is touring the world with a crew of hardcore artists from all over. The tour hits the US this week with stops at … Continue reading Lenny Dee – Hard Electronic Interview Series