Kollektiv Turmstrasse (DE)- Nils Noa // Det Andre: Bomfunk Mimosa

Time: september 20, 2019 23.00-03.00
Location: The Villa, Møllergata 23, 0179 Oslo
Endelig er de tilbake. Det er noen få artister som alltid lager magi og lange køer når de spiller for oss. Våre tyske venner fra Hamburg er i denne kategorien. Fantastiske DJs og artister som skaper en nydelig nerve mellom det rytmiske og melodiøse. Gled dere!
Inne i Det Andre rommet finner du Dj-duoen Bomfunk Mimosa og Nils Noa varmer opp for Kollektiv Turmstrasse..

Bio Kollektiv Turmstrasse:

There are few artists operating in the house/techno milieu who offer much beyond functionality in their music. Those who bring more than this to the table always stand out from the crowd. Hamburg/Berlin duo Kollektiv Turmstrasse (Christian Hilscher and Nico Plagemann) are one of those rare acts whose music caters for both body and soul. �

Already performing in clubs with their own solo endeavours – Nico as a live act, Christian as a DJ – the pair met back in 1998 at a party they were both booked for, and immediately struck up a rapport. “There weren‘t many music nerds in the region” they recall. “It was almost inevitable for us to become friends.” Their musical bond deepened swiftly through regular record store pilgrimages and late nights in clubs and at festivals. Swapping music and throwing parties together, they soon made their first joint studio venture in 2000 “without really heading into a specific direction. It all began in our first shared apartment in a street called Turmstrasse.” It was their record dealer who proved to be the catalyst for their production career, urging them to bring their music to the world and releasing the track Turmstrasse on his Electronic Parliament imprint in 2001. “Without him we wouldn‘t be where we are today. He believed in us and enabled us a lot.”�

Their cinematic take on 4/4 electronica has won praise from all quarters via releases on Diynamic, Connaisseur and their own Musik Gewinnt Freunde imprint. Debut album Rebellion der Träumer (‘The Dreamer’s Rebellion’) demonstrated a prowess beyond the realms of the dancefloor, laden with frosty electronic melody, downtempo rhythm and classy vocals. A busy remix schedule has seen them grace the likes of Cocoon, Get Physical, Soma, Poker Flat, Defected, Systematic and Traum, reworking multifarious acts including Trentemøller, Hot Chip and Terry Lee Brown Jnr. along the way.�

In 2015 the duo released the incredibly successful and much-anticipated “Sry I’m Late EP” on Diynamic. A three tracker that has matured over years and been road tested in their live sets all around the globe for a while. The track “Sorry I Am Late” turned out to be one of the most hyped anthems of the summer. Not only is it Beatport’s „Top-selling Deep House Track“ of 2015. It also made it on #1 of „Longest Time In Global Top 10“ and it was the „Most Tagged Track of 2015“.�

Their sense of emotion – informed by their upbringing on Germany’s visually arresting Baltic Sea coast – lends their productions a human warmth, allowing them to slot effortlessly into both club and home listening scenarios. “Wide; open; top-heavy; all-consuming; shifted; simple; these are the words we use to describe our sound. We use both digital and analog. First and foremost we produce music for ourselves. We don‘t predetermine whether it’s suited for home or club environment.” This lack of contrition serves them well. Electronic music is an art for them; not a science.

Bio Bomfunk Mimosa:

Samme om det skulle regne ned og blåse hardt, garanterer det tohodede dj-trollet Bomfunk Mimosa førti grader i skyggen. Musikkjournalist Kim Klev (VG, Lydverket, m.m.) og musiker Martin Hartgen (Burning God Little) er nemlig villig til å gå i grava for den friske, frodige og freidige musikken. De spiller alt fra nigeriansk highlife til sørafrikansk kwaito, fra tropisk disco til solbrent synthpop, fra breial dancehall til drømmende house. Det hårete målet deres er å komme litt nærmere urtilstanden, litt nærmere Paradis.


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