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EC8OR is a two person band, consisting of Patric Catani and Gina V. D’Orio

Already both involved with Alec Empire’s Digital Hardcore Recordings, Patric Catani and Gina V. D’Orio formed EC8OR (prononuced as Ecator, but is actually is a contraction of Eradicator) in 1995. The music was in the same vein of Atari Teenage Riot’s style of early Breakcore and hardcore techno with a punk edge, which led to EC8OR being overlooked by fans of digital hardcore recordings, but EC8OR employed more low-res ideas as the first album was entirely composed on Amiga 500 and with a microphone.

EC8OR gained considerable attention in North America in 1997, when the Beastie Boys’ pet-label Grand Royal Records released “All Of Us Can Be Rich…”, a collection of earlier material on Digital Hardcore Recordings. This led to features and press on the band in Rolling Stone and Alternative Press.

The duo released 5 albums from 1995-1999 and have continued to record after the great DHR implosion of the millennium, and still collaborate often, although Patric and Gina are no longer signed to digital hardcore recordings. Patric would later display his dislike of the state the label is currently in, as he posed in a picture with a digital hardcore hooded top lying in a coffin and said in an interview “The fact that all the bands surrounding Atari Teenage Riot just got used for their sellout idea–to have a whole “movement” and “followers”–led to psychological warfare which some people didn’t survive. There was no trust anymore at some point and no communication.”


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  • UpokezzZ

    Мощные ребята!

    3 Mar 6:55pm Reply
  • SeedHate

    Вот это ваще нормально!

    10 Jul 2014 Reply
  • EmiliaQue

    Incredible, strong and delicious !

    27 Jul 2013 Reply
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  • skgroup

    much respect

    30 Oct 2010 Reply
  • winkmurder

    EC8OR will always be a part of me! I made a video to Gimme Nyquil All Night Long as part of my highschool multimedia course years ago that I'm proud of for the time...

    28 Aug 2010 Reply
  • substancex

    The late 90s Digital Hardcore scene felt like the second coming of punk rock for me. Only years later did breakcore get any recognition... at the time people treated you like a retard for liking this, just like when punk rock first came out. I still have a bunch of classic DHR stuff on vinyl, including EC8OR's "All of Us Can Be Rich" ;D

    31 May 2010 Reply
  • Avess


    2 Aug 2009 Reply

    DDT kills the raver star

    18 Apr 2009 Reply
  • fairyart

    how does ec8or even relate to daft punk?

    17 Apr 2009 Reply
  • minnie-haha

    daft punk are mediocre. this is the shit.

    8 Apr 2009 Reply
  • pobwall

    EC8OR are better than Daft Punk because their music isn't used to sell Alfa Romeos, yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    5 Apr 2009 Reply
  • fairyart

    so im not the only one :o

    8 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Avess

    OH and ~shockwave smells like my morning piss

    27 Feb 2009 Reply
  • Avess

    YES! I agree Fairyart! Verymuch so

    27 Feb 2009 Reply
  • fairyart

    is it just me or does plastic creatures sounds like arabic(in the background)?

    11 Feb 2009 Reply
  • UntoAshes

    My room mate makes up an eighth of their total plays. Good band though

    5 Feb 2009 Reply
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