HEL019 / OCTOBER 17 2015 / tape & digital

PHD is 30 minutes of machine music from longtime Salt Lake City producer, and central pillar of the SLC underground electronic scene, SIAK. Created in SIAK's extensive studio, PHD is informed by the classic Detroit-style techno of the past, while at the same time speeding towards the future.

Recorded 2015 in Salt Lake City. Mastered by //[shsha]. Art & layout by Karl Jørgensen. Art concept by SIAK.

Gear: Korg Electribe ESX, MFB Tanzbar, Roland TR-808, Roland TR-606, Elektron Machinedrum SPS-1 MK2 UW, Yamaha AN-200, Access Virus TI, Strymon Timeline, Korg KP-3, Yamaha YZF-R6, Aprilia Tuono Factory-R, BMW K1300GT


  • 01 Master Config
  • 02 IMBN
  • 03 Choplifter
  • 04 Hill Avenue Funk
  • 05 Devils Drink
  • 06 Rev Limiter