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Richie Q (Untitled Techno *Live* on techno.FM)

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) forward thinking #14 *live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & Brooksie! Banging acid techno

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 20:06:25 +0000
Untitled presents ‘Forward Thinking #14’ untitled_techno bring you a fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on Wednesday 14th October from 8pm! Serving up 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Up first is Richie Q; Some new and old bangers coming your way! My guest this week is Brooksie; Bristolian DJ and event promoter Brooksie is no stranger to the acid techno scene. A member of the 5 strong crew known as ‘Brothers Grim’, these guys (and gal) have been putting on events for over a decade now, and have grown a loyal fan base for their mixed genre shindigs. They’ve also held down a Brothers Grim radio show for about the same time, broadcast every third Wednesday of the month on Safehouse radio. #untitled #untitledtechno #forwardthinking #technofm #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #northwalestechno #bettybloop #richieq #brooksie #brothersgrim #safehouseradio

2) untitled techno #17 *live* on techno FM with Richie Q b2b Rawlinson September 2020

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 23:52:16 +0000
Untitled Techno #17 broadcasting *live* on Friday 25th September, from 9pm - midnight, only on techno.FM. We bring you 3 hours of the finest techno, from some of the UK's best dj's and producers. This month we bring you a 3 hour back to back set by Richie Q & Rawlinson, broadcast live from a socially distanced gathering of no more than 6! #untitled #untitledtechno #techno #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #technofm #northwalestechno #vinyl #bettybloop #richieq #technoFM #tunein #technomusic #livedj #party

3) forward thinking #12 *live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & Rats On Acid September 2020

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 19:46:14 +0000
Untitled presents ‘Forward Thinking #12’ untitled_techno bring you a fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on Wednesday 16th September from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Up first is Richie Q; I’m leaving the acid to our guest this week, so I’ll be serving up an hour of bleeps and thumping bass, Cluster style... My guest this week is Rats on Acid; This week we bring to you a rare vinyl DJ set from a man with several aliases, such as Rats on Acid, Pest Control and 0800Andy. Inspired by electronic music of the time, Andy first started DJing and Producing music in the late 90’s, landing his first gig back in ‘97, just as the acid techno scene was gathering momentum. Hailing from Buckinghamshire, England, this man has had a fair few releases over the years, with vinyl pressings on both Stay up Forever and Cluster. More recent collaborations have empowered a renewed energy and passion to do what he does best. To say we’re looking forward to this is an understatement... #untitled #untitledtechno #forwardthinking #technofm #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #northwalestechno #bettybloop #richieq #ratsonacid #pestcontrol #0800andy #stayupforever #cluster #303alliance #stereochaos #303 #909

4) Socially Distanced Bank Holiday Free Party August 2020

Fri, 11 Sep 2020 19:27:21 +0000
Recorded live at a small, but intimate, socially distanced wedding party. August Bank Holiday weekend 2020

5) untitled_techno *live* with Betty Bloop & Arondeus August 2020

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 17:25:06 +0000
Untitled Techno #16 broadcasting *live* on Friday 24th July, from 9pm - midnight, only on techno.FM. We bring you 3 hours of the finest techno, from some of the UK's best dj's and producers. Opening the show is our resident, Betty Bloop; Expect some hard, dark techno, with the odd curveball thrown in for good measure. This month we welcome back Arondeus. Back for his second appearance for Untitled, Arondeus is co-promotor of Chester’s LGBTQ friendly techno event Nexus. The fellow techno FM resident had a busy 2019, with gigs coming in from all over the UK and beyond. With Nexus also growing, and all but one event in 2019 selling out in advance, 2020 saw them switch to a larger venue to accommodate the North West’s hunger for a quality night out. As with their Nexus guests, Arondeus’ sets are wide and varied. Often thinking out of the box with track selection and pushing boundaries with the use of hardware. #untitled #untitledtechno #techno #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #technofm #northwalestechno #arondeus #nexus #vinyl #bettybloop #richieq #technoFM #tunein #technomusic

6) forward thinking #10 *live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & Guy 'Geezer' McAffer August 2020

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 21:44:29 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #10’ untitled_techno bring you a fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 19th August from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Up first is Richie Q; I haven’t dug into any Cluster up until now, but that might have to change... Edit; I played 1 Cluster! My guest this week is Guy McAffer; Needing no introduction, this is a man with many dance floor destroyers under his belt, under many aliases. One of the true pioneers, his contribution to the underground has spanned over 25 years, running his own label for 20 of those. Having released as Shredder, Gimiq, and Jah Scoop, my guest this week is none other than the Geezer, Guy McAffer. #untitled #untitledtechno #techno #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #forwardthinking #technofm #northwalestechno #bettybloop #richieq #guymcaffer #geezer #shredder #jahscoop #RAW #ripeanaloguewaveforms #stayupforever #cluster #303 #909

7) Forward Thinking #09 *live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & DJ Chenas August 2020

Thu, 06 Aug 2020 09:02:52 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #09’ untitled_techno bring you a fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 22nd July from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Up first is Richie Q; I’ll be bringing a heavy dose of mayhem, with plenty of bass, high hats & the occasional sprinkling of 303... My guest this week is Chenas; Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, vinylist Chenas first fell in love with the 303 at Pure Flow in Melbourne back in 95. Inspired by Dr Fernando at that night, and many others since, began spinning acid techno a mere year later. By 1998, Chenas & Dr Cooney (RIP) were hosting hard hitting night Rawkus, fuelling Melbourne’s acid techno party scene. #untitled #untitledtechno #techno #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #forwardthinking #technofm #northwalestechno #bettybloop #richieq #chenas #rawkus #303 #virussoundsystem #melbournetechno #austrailiatechno

8) forward thinking #08 *Live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & No Comment!

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 21:37:57 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #08’ untitled_techno bring you a fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 22nd July from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Starting off we have Richie Q; I’ll be digging deep in to the collection to deliver a thumping hard techno set... This week we have an exclusive producer set from No Comment!; My guest this week needs no introduction. Writing and releasing acid techno for the last decade, No Comment! has carved his own path in the scene. The Transformer Sounds boss has collaborated with both Geezer & Sterling Moss amongst others, and released on many labels such as Hive, Rebeltek, and RAW to name but a few. Be prepared for a special producer set recorded live in his studio back in Ireland. This is going to melt the airwaves, this ones going to scream! #untitled #untitledtechno #techno #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #forwardthinking #technofm #northwalestechno #bettybloop #richieq #djnocomment! #nocomment #hive #RAW #rebeltek #transformersounds #ireland

9) forward thinking #07 *live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & Anton Mechanic July 2020

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 22:12:32 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #07’ untitled_techno bring you a fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 08th July from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Starting off we have Richie Q; I will be delivering a fast paced, high energy set, with plenty of old and new bangers thrown in! Up next we have Anton Mechanic; My guest this week hails from Samara, Russia. Anton’s love affair with electronic music began in 1999, leading to regular gigs and residencies all over the region. After working with numerous FM radio stations around the city, Anton launched his own show; Techno Waves IP, on which he broadcasts a wide range of techno and guest mixes. #untitled #untitledtechno #techno #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #forwardthinking #technofm #northwalestechno #bettybloop #richieq #antonmechanic #Russia #technowavesIP

10) untitled_techno *live* with Betty Bloop & Pat Hurley 26.06.2020

Sat, 27 Jun 2020 14:21:12 +0000
Untitled Techno #14 broadcasting live on Friday 26th June, from 9pm - midnight, on techno.FM. We bring you 3 hours of the finest techno, from some of the UK's best dj's and producers. Opening the show is our resident, Betty Bloop; Expect some hard, dark techno, with the odd curveball thrown in for good measure. Our guest this week is Pat Hurley. Playing US, European and UK techno, London-based DJ and Producer Pat Hurley got his first gigs with the People 4 People sound system, and has gone on to play for many others since, all over the UK and abroad. He runs Open Source Records, on which you can find his own productions, as well as artists such as Mike Humphries, Jeff Amadeus & Maxx Rossi. Pat also hosts The Wired Show on Reel Rebels Radio, and Open Source Sessions on Fnoob. Pat is a busy man, he’s a vinylist, he’s technical and his mixing is sharp! To say we’re really looking forward to his set is an understatement! #untitled #untitledtechno #techno #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #technofm #northwalestechno #opensourcerecords #pathurley #vinyl #thewiredshow #bettybloop #technomusic

11) forward thinking #06 *live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & Tiago Santos June 2020

Wed, 24 Jun 2020 21:49:32 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #06’ untitled_techno bring you a fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 10th June from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Starting off we have Richie Q; This week I’ll be delving in to the back-catalogue of London based record label Polymeric. With releases by artists such as Maxx Rossi, Ganez the Terrible, D.A.V.E. the Drummer and DJ ESP, amongst many others, I’m going to enjoy this... Up next bringing the acid, we have Tiago Santos; My guest this week needs no introduction. Hailing from Florianopolis, Brazil, we bring to you Tiago Santos. Having had his work released on every major acid techno label the world over, collaborated with the industry’s best producers, and played all over the world, it’s fair to say this man’s contribution to the scene has been paramount. #untitled #untitledtechno #techno #industrial #acid #hardtechno #industrialtechno #acidtechno #forwardthinking #technofm #northwalestechno #bettybloop #richieq #tiagosantos #Brazil #technopolis #technoroute #stayupforever #SUF

12) A Minor Change to your Programming Schedule Vol 2 Pt 2 - RAM 25

Sun, 14 Jun 2020 19:23:41 +0000
A Minor Change to your Programming Schedule Vol 2 Pt 2 - RAM 25 by Richie Q (Untitled Techno *Live* on techno.FM)

13) A Minor Change to your Programming Schedule Vol 2 Pt 1 - RAM 25

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 16:20:39 +0000
Part 1 of something a little bit different...

14) Forward Thinking #05 *live* On Techno.FM With Richie Q & DJ Shnootz

Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:55:09 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #05’ untitled_techno bring you a fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 10th June from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Starting off we have Richie Q; I’m looking to take a trip down memory lane, back to where it all began for me. A dark and sweaty place in the seaside town of Rhyl, North Wales. It was the home of the Downtown, it was the home of Steam. It might not happen, I’m working on it! My guest this week is DJ Shnootz; Mixing strictly vinyl, DJ Shnootz has been obsessed with the 303 sound in its many guises since 1996. By the late 90’s he was playing at parties all over Southern California, for local crews Something Fresh, Neosapiens, Believe, and Molecule, to name but a few. After taking a brief hiatus from the scene, DJ Shnootz is back with new weapons in his arsenal, and a new found affinity for the old skool hardcore. Im looking forward to this. Expect the unexpected, its gonna bang!!

15) Forward Thinking #04 *live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & CyberHead

Thu, 28 May 2020 22:40:41 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #04’ untitled_techno bring you a new fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 27th May from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Starting off we have Richie Q; Kicking the show off will be myself, expect filth and antisocial noise from Polymeric, Cluster and RAW to name but a few. My guest this week is CyberHead;

16) Untitled Techno *Live* With Matt Holt & Betty Bloop May 2020

Sat, 23 May 2020 19:30:46 +0000
Untitled Techno #12.5 broadcasting live on Friday 22nd May 2020, from 9pm - midnight, on techno.FM. We bring you 3 hours of the finest techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Up first we have Matt Holt; Following another strong release in his Arrivals series, we decided to invite Matt back on untitled_techno. If you haven’t heard Matt before, or if you missed his first appearance on the show, then I can tell you you’re in for a treat! With his hard and driving style, the MONO resident will be sure to deliver a high energy set of the freshest techno, with a few classics thrown in for good measure. Rounding us off we have Betty Bloop; Hard, industrial techno! and maybe a little breakbeat...

17) Forward Thinking #03 *live* on techno.FM with Richie Q & Al Mac

Sun, 17 May 2020 16:05:10 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #03’ untitled_techno bring you a new fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 13th May from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Starting off we have Richie Q; Kicking the show off will be myself, coming at you full force with a set of screaming acid and thumping bass dug out of the archives. Following on is my guest Al Mac; Vinylist Al Mac has been rocking dance floors all over the UK for years. Never failing to deliver a high energy set, I expect the free party veteran to deliver a solid selection of hard techno bangers! With tracks due for vinyl release later in the year, and hopefully more Project Mayhem events to follow. Al is a mate, and I can tell you we’re in for a treat.

18) Forward Thinking #02 *live* On Techno.FM With Richie Q & Sid Sickboy

Thu, 30 Apr 2020 20:52:55 +0000
Untitled Presents ‘Forward Thinking #02’ untitled_techno bring you a new fortnightly dose of mayhem, broadcasting live on techno.FM on 29th April from 8pm! We bring you 2 hours of heavy beats, with a healthy dose of acid, squat and hard techno, from some of the worlds best dj's and producers. Starting off we have Richie Q; Why not just bang it out with an old skool Hydraulix (ish)set. One of the first labels to hit the acid techno scene, and also undisputedly one of the best. My guest this week is Sid Sickboy; Hailing from Northern Italy, Sid Sickboy lived in London pre 2000’s and witnessed the birth of a scene, revisiting most recently for a Hydraulix party. Being a life long music enthusiast, Sid was heavily inspired by the UK rave scene, and as a result bought himself some kit and started on his journey. It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you Sid Sickboy!

19) Betty Bloop - Untitled #12 *live* on technoFM April 2020

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 18:49:06 +0000
Betty Bloop - Untitled #12 *live* on technoFM April 2020 by Richie Q (Untitled Techno *Live* on techno.FM)

20) Bucko - Untitled #12 *live* on technoFM April 2020

Mon, 27 Apr 2020 18:40:42 +0000
Bucko - Untitled #12 *live* on technoFM April 2020 by Richie Q (Untitled Techno *Live* on techno.FM)