Orb Podcast 037: Pfirter

For the past fifteen years Argentinian-born, Barcelona-based producer Pfirter has been pushing a sound by turns steely, dark and uplifting, true to the founding principles of techno but eager to throw his own vanguard, personal touch into the mix.

Ever since he embarked on his first European tour back in 2005, Juan Pablo, better know as Pfirter, has tirelessly worked on shaping an idiosyncratic sound in contemporary electronic music. He has kept working with focus and style, gracing the likes of Chris Liebing’s CLR, Len Faki’s Figure and Lucy’s Stroboscopic Artefacts among many other imprints. The year 2006 saw the birth of his imprint, MindTrip, which has been serving as both a landing platform of choice for his own output but also his close friends and collaborators including Jonas Kopp, Stanislav Tolkachev, Dold, and Fanon Flowers.

After releasing over fifty club-formatted records, Pfirter took the leap with his debut full-length, The Empty Space, which came out early this year on his own MindTrip imprint. The LP provides an insight into the subtle intricacies and details of his production combined with the emotional side of his sound. “Deftly bridging the gap between the inner and the outer, the fierce and the collected, Pfirter’s been collating pieces of work that may seem just as eloquent when taken aside, but whose impact reveals incredibly higher when taken as a whole.”

For our 37th episode of Orb Podcast, Pfirter brings 60-minutes of highly energetic and functional, big room techno sound featuring the likes of Pär Grindvik, Oscar Mulero, Ø [Phase], Reeko and Psyk among others.

01. Redshape – Rise (A Capella)
02. Amotik – Paintis
03. Nørbak – The Blood of Martyrs
04. Oscar Mulero – Generator
05. Kike Pravda (Unreleased)
06. Temudo – Murray
07. Uvall – Inversion (Nørbak Remix)
08. PTTRN (Unreleased)
09. Setaoc Mass – Fortnight
10. Operator – Branching
11. Eric Fetcher – Emphasis
12. Pfirter & Pär Grindvik (Unreleased)
13. P.E.A.R.L. – Four Gates To One
14. Michal Jablonski – 1_SD
15. Dold – Aggression
16. Electric Rescue – Gazoline (Ø [Phase] Rmx)
17. Fabrizio Rat – Listen To Me (Shlømo Remix)
18. Reeko & Psyk – Agitated Minds
19. Ulwhednar – Through Gates of Ice