Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Sascha Funke We are facing the sun
A kind of techno that sways between the polarity of emotional overload and concrete rationale – hence immediacy, is what Sascha Funke is all about.
1989 Sascha listens to a lot of euro-dance-pop as a twelve year-old. His first purchased record after the fall of the wall was "Technotronic Mega Mix".
1990-1992 His first contact with techno and house is thanks to Marusha's radio show 'Rave Satellite'. Sascha buys his first techno record 'The Seawolf' (Underground Resistance).
1993/94 He visits the legendary Berlin club Walfisch for the first time as a raver. He organizes parties in youth clubs in the East Berlin section Lichtenberg and thus encounters his first DJ experiences with trance.
1995/96 Sascha goes out with passion and visits clubs like E-werk and Matrix.
1997 Sascha begins his DJ career in berlin clubs like Discount or So36.
1998 He attempts first steps as a producer with borrowed equipment and the help of his soon to-be label partner Paul Kalkbrenner in their collective studio.
1999 Sascha leaves his old studio and runs a new studio with Joker Daan in the side rooms of the Berlin club Casino.
2000 Sascha's musical home becomes Bpitch Control. He DJs at the Ostgut, WMF, Maria and Tresor and releases on Kompakt.
2001He does some fun remixes for mitte karaoke and an internship at the newspaper de-bug. Further solo releases.
2002 Bpitch control 'gemeinsam-tour 2002' and works on his first album.
2003 Releases his debut-album 'Bravo' in September. Goes on Bravo tour around the world. As a member of the Bpitch soccer team he plays in the magnet mitte soccer cup but the team drop out in the preliminary round. Best Party: Bpitch New Year's Eve at Maria in Berlin
2004 Plays in the magnet mitte soccer cup but the team drops out in the preliminary round semi final. Does more remixes for Alexander Kowalski and Kompakt 100. Best party: WMF summer camp and Melt
2005 Doesn't play in the magnet mitte soccer cup due to an injury. Does remixes for ada and anja schneider. Having got over his fear of flying, he starts working for the online Bpitch shop. Best party: WMF summer camp and sonar
2006 Moves his studio back into the Bpitch house. Compiles the second “Boogy Bytes” mix CD. Currently working on his new album and looking forward to the World Cup!
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