Archive for February, 2010

The Hacker

Posted: 02/05/2010 in Biography, Producer
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« L’homme de l’ombre »… From his start in the hardcore techno to the massive success he found with Miss Kittin, Michel Amato aka The Hacker is one of todays most talented and innovative French artists. With Electro (Kraftwerk) to New Wave (The Cure and Depeche Mode for ever) as a musical background he was also familiar with the French rave of the early 90’s.



Posted: 02/04/2010 in Biography, DJ, Producer
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Music has always been inherent throughout Maxime Firket’s life under several atypical forms : Before producing high quality electronic music (Compuphonic), and being a DJ (Soultronik), he learned the rudiments of classical music since his early childhood. Educated as a violoncellist, and played in several pop-rock bands. He grew up listening to the sounds of Kraftwerk, Front 242, Depeche mode, and eventually got facinated by the essence of Detroit’s music (Kevin Saunderson, Carl Craig …) which made him start Dj’ing. The same year, he joined the collective and started mixing for a Belgian radio (Radio Hellena).


Robaco Bossá

Posted: 02/04/2010 in Biography
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The Dutch DJ/Producer Robaco Bossá, winner of Defected’s Best Producer Competition,
born in Amersfoort in 1988 had a burning passion for music from the age of 11. He started his musical career with drumming, but swiftly moved on to combining his own beats with other instruments. (more…)

Jerome Isma-Ae

Posted: 02/04/2010 in Biography, Video
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Jerome Isma-Ae is producing and dj’ng since 1994.
He was also the first German to have a record on US house labelStrictly Rhythm (as Future-Funk, with Marcel Krieg), and his resume,while filled with work on independent labels (including his own JeeProductions), also includes tracks on Universal, Sony, Ministry of SoundUK and WEA.