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Tag Archives: Mark Broom

Mark Broom – Gira

Is it named after the Swans frontman? We don’t know, but we do know that this slice of spectral, stalking UK Techno from 1995 is off of Broom’s ‘Time’ EP.


Repeat – Hurricane Felix

Primo UK Techno from the “supergroup” Repeat; made up of the two guys from Plaid, Dave Hill, and Mark Broom. All of these guys collaborated to varying degree’s with other monikers for Baby Ford’s ifach label, and the lo-fi, minimal sound that dominated that label is present on this track from the band’s 1995 album ‘Repeats’.

Repeat – Tomorrows People

Another slice of deep, ambient Techno from the quartet of Ed Handley, Andy Turner, Dave Hill, and Mark Broom. A slice of electronic beauty.

Repeat – Lilt-A

Mark Broom, Dave Hill, and the duo of Ed Handley and Andy Turner (Of The Black Dog and Plaid fame) got together and formed a kind of UK Techno supergroup that produced a handful of singles and EP’s, and one album. The album was called ‘Repeats’ (1995), and the act was called Repeat. Their material wasn’t banging Dancefloor fodder, but rather slotted in alongside the discrete, Detroit influenced work of the aforementioned Black Dog. Just no one mention IDM.

Mark Broom – Intron

UK Techno stalwart Mark Broom with a tune from backĀ in the day. This track is a minimal combination of spaced strings and percolating Bass synth underpinned by a subtle kick drum and crisp handclaps. Produced by Dave Hill (another one from the Ifach crew), and released in 1995.

Perbec – Gurner

Real minimal stuff from Baby Ford and Mark broom circa 1997. The work these guys did for the Ifach label has really stood the test of time.

Perbec – Long John

Baby Ford & Mark Broom give us that underground UK sound with their Perbec project. From 2015’s ‘Chaser’ EP.

Brubaker – Texas Sun

Wayward, warped Techno from Baby Ford & Mark Broom on Ford’s Ifach label. This is from their 1996 EP of the same name.

Perbec – Chaser

Funky Tech-House from UK legends Mark Broom & Baby Ford. This was released in 2015.

Brubaker – In

Deep and minimal Techno from the Ifach crew circa 1996. Like the majority of the Ifach label, this is still holding up all these years later. Brubaker was Mark Broom and Baby Ford, and this from the ‘Texas Sun’ EP.

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