André was born in Frankfurt and resident DJ at the Parkcafe in Wiesbaden and also appeared in clubs like the Dorian Gray and Cocoon Club as well as at parties abroad and on the Love Parade. He was also represented in radio broadcasts at Kiss FM, HR XXL, Radio Sputnik and Fritz. In the beginning of the 90’s he has become a regular in a variety of clubs. In 1994 he started to work for the renowned record distributor Neuton, where he meets Paul Brtschitsch. In 1995, André and Paul found the label TAKSI. Shortly after receiving a residency in Berlins famous TRESOR in 1996, André moved to the German capital. During that time, he gets a new residency with the opening of the Berlin based OSTGUT, the previous club of the well known BERGHAIN.