Richie QBall (North Wales Techno *Live*)

Richie QBall has been part of the North Wales techno scene for many years.

Playing filthy techno and acid, he is a monthly resident on Fnoob Techno Radio with his Forward Thinking Podcast, and weekly resident on OTB Blackpool's Charley’s Beats live streaming every Friday, raising awareness for mental health.
He is also resident with cumbrian free party collective's sound system, The Volume Junkies.

Having featured on Hard Force United, DeF CrOnic Acid Series, Pounding Tekkno as well as various Psychotropic Beats Collective shows.

He has played for the Hyper Freq Soundsystem, Impactic Soundsystem, Psyborg Soundsystem and for North wAliens Soundsystem - part of the North Wales free party scene.

QBall’s style is fast and furious, tight in the mix and definitely worth checking out.

Show Episodes

1) FunkT & North Wales Techno presents... A Time to Party 10.03.18

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:49:09 +0000
My set from A Time to Party, held at the Old Hall in Penrhyn 10.03.2018

2) Hard Force United Spring Session 2018

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 17:03:38 +0000
My contribution to Hard Force United Spring Session 2018! I hope you enjoy!

3) ClusterFuck Special Feb 2018 - North Wales Techno Live! on Techno.FM

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:59:06 +0000
Due to unfortunate circumstances, my guest was unable to join me, so i thought it a great opportunity to delve into the archives and show case some of my favourite releases on the Cluster, and Cluster 909 label. Featuring releases by K.N, Chris Liberator, D.A.V.E. the Drummer, A.p. & Josh Inc. to name but a few, this was a 3 hour banger of a show...

4) North Wales Techno on Techno.FM Hydraulix Special Jan 2018 Richie Q

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 20:52:56 +0000
A 3 hour show live on techno fm, all but one were on hydraulix but i couldn't resist it ;) Big love, Q

5) North Wales Techno 4 hr New Years Eve Special 2017/18 with Tecnonaut, ODD-E-C, TGR & Richie Q

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 19:28:12 +0000
The good people at Techno.FM agreed to let us broadcast our party for you live on New Years Eve 2017/18, so here is a free download of our 4 hour show for your listening pleasure... First up was Tecnonaut with a gritty old skool vinyl set, before handing over to FunkT resident DJ ODD-E-C for what can only be described as a frenetic hour of relentless driving bass. You can tell he enjoyed this set... New Years Eve was seen in with a back 2 back vinyl set from FunkT boss TGR & Richie Q. And yes, it was only my second time with a mic, and yes, i need practice... I Know! ;) Happy New Year! Peace and Love, Q x

6) North Wales Techno *Live* on Techno.FM - 25.11.2017

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 17:21:03 +0000
North Wales Techno *Live* on Techno.FM - 25.11.2017 by Richie QBall (North Wales Techno *Live*)

7) PBC Presents Acid Assault 09.10 - Dirty Old Skool Acid Techno

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:17:48 +0000
My contribution to Octobers Acid Assault Show on the Mushroom Club. A selection of dirty old skull routemaster dirty bangers... Enjoy!!

8) Hard Force United - Paul Tennisons Birthday 2017

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:30:31 +0000
My contribution to Paul Tennison's birthday bash 2017. Big thanks and respect to the man himself for inviting me to be part of this banger of an event!!

9) Acid Assault 09/17 Blazing Acid Techno

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:02:20 +0000
My contribution to Septembers Acid Assault on the Mushroom Club. Crank it up & enjoy!!

10) North Wales Techno *Live* from Audio Farm 'One Tribe' festival 2017

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 01:08:10 +0000
This months show comes live from Audio Farm 'One Tribe' festival, set deep in rural Cheshire, featuring an hour long guest mix to start the show. Spiral Tribe's very own Crystal Distortion popped in and dropped us a set full of funky beats which had us all rocking, before FunkT resident TGR & Richie Q took over for 90 minutes of vinyl mayhem. Big respect and massive thanks to Audio Farm for their hospitality, and to Crystal Distortion and Jeff 23 for dropping in. And last, but never least, a massive shout goes out to the Waliens camp, because without them, this show simply wouldn't of happened

11) North Wales Techno *Live* on Techno.FM with Richie QBall & Friends

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:51:39 +0000
Rounding off the weekend this month, i was joined by Welsh Connektion duo MJD & Sted Hellvis, for a 3 hour banger of a show. With our guests kindly going back to back for a filthy 2 hour set. Enjoy!!

12) Battle of the Sexes pt. 2 - MixHit Radio - Acidic Squat Mayhem

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 11:07:56 +0000
My contribution to MixHit Radio's 'Battle of the Sexes part 2'. Starting squatty and working into some screaming 303 madness. I really enjoyed playing this set, my neighbours probably not so much... Help yourselves to a free download (not that id ever charge) :D!

13) North Wales Techno *Live* on Techno.FM with Richie QBall & TGR - June 2017 *

Wed, 14 Jun 2017 21:33:58 +0000
North Wales Techno *Live* on Techno.FM with Richie QBall & TGR - June 2017 * by Richie QBall (North Wales Techno *Live*)

14) Forward Thinking Podcast #16 on Fnoob Techno with Richie QBall & Al Mac

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 18:08:56 +0000
Opening with an hour of Hydraulix bangers, following on with a guest set from Al Mac as he pulls the pin with an awesome vinyl mix, massive thanks to Al!!

15) We Love Funky House Vol.4 - Don't Forget your Handbag Mix

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 17:49:17 +0000
One funky house mix for a mate who loves funky house...

16) Nexus No. 1 *Live Set* Relentless Banger...

Wed, 07 Jun 2017 12:31:48 +0000
This is my set, recorded live at Chester's newest techno night Nexus No.1. Downloads are open so help yourselves & enjoy :) Q...

17) MixHit Radio - Drumcode Sessions - A Slowed Down Banger

Tue, 02 May 2017 19:29:20 +0000
MixHit Radio - Drumcode Sessions - A Slowed Down Banger by Richie QBall (North Wales Techno *Live*)

18) Forward Thinking Podcast #14 - 1st Anniversary Show with Ganez & Richie Q

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 19:49:05 +0000
Here is the full 2 hour show from the 1st Birthday of Forward Thinking. Up first is a guest mix from the man Ganez, with plenty of bangers, all of which are his own work. For the second hour i decided to drop the hammer with some dirty squat and acid techno monsters! Grab yourself a free download if you like, but most of all, enjoy!! Q

19) Fnoob Technothon 2017 - Full on Acid Assault!!

Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:29:27 +0000
My contribution to the 2017 Technothon, broadcast over Easter weekend only on Fnoob Techno... Grab yourself a free download!!

20) Happy Holidays Squat Rock - For Shits & Giggles 05.04.2017

Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:09:45 +0000
To relieve the tedium...