Q&A: Adam X On Being Known As A Producer Instead Of A DJ, The Importance Of Mixing It Up, And Berlin’s Energy
Born Adam Mitchell in Coney Island, Brooklyn, techno and industrial producer Adam X was one of the key architects of the early ’90s New York rave scene. With his older brother, Frankie Bones—who famously brought the British rave template to Brooklyn, throwing parties in old warehouses and other out-of-the-way venues—Adam X was part of the Storm Rave crew, and the day-to-day manager of Groove Records in Brooklyn, the first all-techno record store in the U.S.
By the end of the ’90s, Adam was an established rave headliner and, thanks to his hard acid and furious techno track making (see 1992’s “Lost in Hell”) and DJing (the 1999 mix Wax Trax MasterMix Volume 2).
FULL INTERVIEW @ Village Voice
PS HOW DID I NOT KNOW THAT ADAM AND FRANKIE WERE BROTHERS