Category Archives: Techno / Hardtrance / Schranz

Fantom

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FANTOM is major french Hardcore DJ/Producer player from the french rave scene since 2000.
He’s one of the founder and now leader of the biggest french hardcore sound-system called TEKNOMAD.
Between years 2000 and 2005 he has been the most booked act in France but also played in Belgium, Switzerland, Italia & more…
His DJ sets made him the first french hardcore act to be booked in Libanon (Electronic Music Festival) just after the end of the war.

His creativity and terrific mixing skills allowed him to perform more than 300 times in less than 10 years in most of the best locations at this time. From the legendary REX CLUB to the LA LOCO and GIBUS in Paris until the large scale outside Teknival events on french military airbase bringing at this time up to 185 000 people in 4 dayz from all over europe. He’s still remembered by the underground free party scene as the necessary DJ for a line up to be totally insane !

He played along such artists as Delta 9, Lenny Dee , Unexist, Chaosbringer, Tommyknocker, Daisy, Dr Macabre ,Manu le Malin, Radium, DJ Fight, Speedyq’s, Speedfreak, Crystal Distortion, Heretik Sound System & much more…

In the meantime he’s starting producing tracks and release the Teknomad 01 and his getting licensed regularly for some mixes or compilations by AUDIOGENIC, EPILEPTIK, XUNK rec & more…
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In 2010, he feels frustrated and do not wish to continue into the hardcore scene anymore because he does not consider his music personal enough. He’s stepping away from the scene and decide to take a break to start a family.

Naturally, some news inspirations comes and it’s now time to make his style and creativity evolving. Becoming familiar with the latest music softwares, he starts producing new live-acts sounding more Techno to Hardcore.

Like most of perfectionnist artists, he’s not really satisfied by his first productions in this genre and refuse to play any of those live acts at all for any crowd.

After 5 years of very hard lonely work in his professional studio, Fantom is now back with a very personal style in wich he can finally feel comfortable. The very melodic ambiances that he likes so much are now dropped at slower tempo (135/150bpm) but the influences remains the same : Industrial Techno, Rave & Hardcore ! Creating this energetic melting-pot of styles that he likes to call « POWERTEKNO ».

Watch out for this insane and unique live act !

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Ganez The Terrible

Ganez The Terrible

Ganez The Terrible

Some DJ’s should be given medals of honour for their impeccable services rendered on the decks and prolific careers.
We are not talking your Pete Tongs or Tiesto’s, we are talking real hard working, willing to play for the sake of a party and for the sake of giving the people a good time – GANEZ Aka THE TERRIBLE is definitely one of those DJs.
His career spans back to the early 90′s where inspired by the likes of Mills, Vath, Cox and Garnier he started DJing in France.
He played whenever he could and wherever he could; be it bars, clubs or raves. After 18 years of sticking with it he has managed to add a few other countries to his list of places played; Uk, Scotland, Ireland, Netherland, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland, Portugal, Denmark, Sweden, Slovakia, Greece, Morroco, Tunisia, Canada, Korea, Venezuela, Colombia.
A long list of countries with a plethora of gigs, from clubs to raves to free parties to teknivals to festivals and even radio and fashion shows.
Yes he has pretty much played it all.
But not only is Ganez a renowned DJ who has played more gigs than you’ve had hot dinners, he’s also a sublime producer. Electro, House, Break, Minimal, Acid, Techno and Hard Techno/Schranz he has released it all – with over 300 releases on vinyl and digital format his music is supported by an ever growing number of Dj’s and artists.
So medal or not it is clear to see this man is well worth listening to.

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ganezakatheterrible

 

Chris Liberator

Chris Liberator

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It is fair to say that Chris has probably played more squat parties, underground raves, technivals, festivals, club nights, and parties worldwide in his 18 years as a DJ than any other person alive, and is still completely dedicated to the music and the scene he got involved with when he started doing parties with the other two Liberators, Julian and Aaron back in 1991.

STYLE : plays ACID TECHNO. Also plays occasional Punk sets, and party sets of old 80’s dance, Hip-Hop and Reggae.

HAS PLAYED : all over U.K. and Ireland, Europe, Japan, U.S.A., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, South Korea, South Africa, Colombia and many other places. Chris was the first Acid Techno DJ to play in Brazil, Venezuela and Poland and was instrumental in starting the movement in these countries which he still visits regularly..

PRODUCTION HIGHLIGHTS : “ONE NIGHT IN HACKNEY” (with D.A.V.E. The Drummer as Dynamo City), “LONDON ACID CITY” (as Lochi with Lawrie Immersion), “Soul Mantra”, “System Test”, “I’m Bored” (with Sterling Moss), “3 Day Illegal Rave Party From Hell” (with Punk Floyd) and many more…His album “Set Fire” was the first electronic music album to be released in Brazil.

ALBUMS : “Set Fire”, “Punk Floyd have Landed” (with Punk Floyd), “Welcome to the fluorescent era” and “The house that Ha-Lo built” (with D.A.V.E. The Drummer as Ha-Lo).

Oliver Chesler

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Oliver Chesler (born January 20, 1970), is an electronic music artist from New York. He is the owner of the Things to Come Records. He has live performances all around the world but a hotspot is Germany. Many remember him as the punk styled kid in D.A. Pennebaker’s concert film “101″, featuring Depeche Mode. British music critic Simon Reynolds once proclaimed, “My favorite contemporary American singer-songwriter is Oliver Chesler.”