Banging Techno sets 044 – Gayle San // Björn Torwellen & Cortechs
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Gayle Sans career already began in the late 80s in her hometown Singapore. She started as a warmup DJ for Bands such as Kool and the Gang Earth Wind and Fire and the Commodores,in the Top ten club which was the club of that moment on that island. Leaving her native Singapore in 1988,to pursue her dj career in the UK, nobody expected such a massive success for Gayle in the music business. Gayle’s first steps into the London clubs were via DJing at record company parties, various one-off guest spots and fashion shows.
These slots soon led to Gayle being made resident at ‘Reach for the Sky’ at London’s Limelight club, where she played alongside global DJs which Gayle describes as “the steepest learning curve possible”. Having honed her DJing skills and broadened her understanding of music, Gayle began to experiment with the harder side of dance music, particularly the lesser known techno sounds coming into Britain from Europe and the US of that time. Her chance to pioneer this music in England came when Gayle became resident at Universe’s legendary Final Frontier club, at Club U.K. in south London, which then moved on to become Universe Voyager at their new club, the Complex in north London,and she was also resident at all the Tribal Gatherings Festivlas. Final frontier was widely regarded as one of the best club nights in the world, it was not long before Gayle had amassed a following of techno pilgrims who would make journeys from as far as Edinburgh to hear her play. Gayle’s reputation of her 3 decks mixing skills and dj sets spread like wildfire over the techno centres of Europe, most notably a residency once a month at the legendary Omen club in Frankfurt, the socalled ‘Mecca of techno’ that opened doors.
Gayle has already been called the best female techno legend and she is not ready to hang up her headphones just yet.
Soundcloud – http://soundcloud.com/gayle-san
Facebook – http://facebook.com/gaylesanofficial
Label FB – http://www.facebook.com/gaylesanrecordings
Beatport – http://www.beatport.com/artist/gayle-san/1653
Youtube – http://youtu.be/MqhCeIicZaM
Twitter – http://twitter.com/GayleSan_GSR
Website – http://www.gaylesan.com/
Label – http://www.facebook.com/gaylesanrecordings
From the moment his spaceship crashed on our little planet, Björn Torwellen was excited as well as inspired by its musical variety and looked deeply into each genre to expand his musical talent. In his youth the then discovered his fascination for electronic dance music…. Which was called “Techno”, where he finally found his home. Getting more and more into it, he became a real “Techno-Punk” and started to spin records as well as first steps in producing own tracks. It became a passion. He lives Techno. His sound is dirty – His Techno is minimal.
Björn Torwellen – Squirting Endorphins EP – Crosstech Records
Björn Torwellen – Kalk Kapelle – Arcussinus002
Björn Torwellen – Blacknoise EP – DFR-X002
Björn Torwellen – Shapeshifter – Steil004
sonn EPs on Nachtstrom Schallplatten, BCR , iCntrl
Peter Schmidt – Central Station EP – Steil002
Nils Mohn – Ballerina EP – Steil003
Deep Noiser – Mars – Groove Signal Records
Soundcloud – http://soundcloud.com/b-t
Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/torwellen
Beatport – http://www.beatport.com/artist/bjorn-torwellen/205301
Youtube – http://youtube.com/user/weshitbits
Website – http://torwellen.de/#_
EMS – website – http://www.em-school.com/
Uncompromising. Dark. Atmospheric. Techno!
That`s the sound of Cortechs, Cologne. After a few releases on various Labels like “Sick Weird Rough”, “ReWashed”, “Speca Records” and others, Cortechs has finished the first album production “The End Justifies The Means”. This Album will be Released through his regular label “Machine Box” on 22. Nov. 2011.
Beside original productions Cortechs is often asked to do remixes for other Artists like Mark Morris, A. Trebor, Niereich to name a few. Always in exchange with other musicians the collaboration with Niereich starts, results are released on “TK Records” and “ReWashed”. Further projects are scheduled.
For upcoming News, Events and Music follow these links.
Soundcloud – http://soundcloud.com/cortechs
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/cortechs/
Beatport – http://www.beatport.com/artist/cortechs/135584
Twitter – https://twitter.com/#!/cortechs_techno
Mixcloud – http://www.mixcloud.com/Cortechs/
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