On Sunday, April 30th, we invite you on our next journey across the contemporary techno structures, main destination Natch Records. For that occasion we are expecting Synthek and Jacopo - both from Italy and currently based in Berlin - for their debut appearances in Sofia. The gig at club Mixtape5 A-side is part of Synthek's "Transitions of Life” tour presenting his new album which just got released on Natch Records. The opening will be done by Scav, followed by a live act by Cinnamint. Visuals by minimaleye and Aksvenur (Elektrick.me).
SSynthek is a Berlin based Dj and producer, owner of Natch Records and STK imprint. Always seeking for new influences, over the past years the style of his sets and productions faced a constant evolution, focusing on deep rhythmics and powerful, introspective vibes. Following few successful eps on Natch Records, he released the debut album "Unwise", in collaboration with the label partner Audiolouis. "Unwise", seen as their last co-produced effort, got consecutively remixed by Polar Inertia, Antigone and Varg among others. Synthek started curating the booking of New Faces Wednesdays at Tresor Berlin since 2014, becoming a respected presence behind the decks of the legendary venue, especially for closing sets.
The idea of creating STK, a self titled imprint - home of his own productions only, gives him the freedom to experiment new approaches to music production and reshape his signature sound. The initial wave of 3 Eps "VERSE", launched in July 2015, brought him to look slightly away from the dancefloor, and finally orienting towards mind-twisting and psychedelic compositions. Beside STK,since his last appearance on Attic Music, for D.A.N.C.E 2, he released new material, like MRI Ep on the Russian label Wunderblock, a remix alongside Svreca on spanish Redpoint Alert, and a contribute for a compilation on OVUNQVE. In March 2017 Synthek released his new full-length album titled "Transitions Of Life".
Jacopo is an Italian freelance designer, label manager and dj based in Berlin. Despite the reluctance to talk about a real dj career, he is in fact djing since many years and with the same dedication and accuracy he put into his drawings. Hailing from South Italy, move to Berlin in 2011, approaching the techno scene as graphic designer for Natch Records, but taking the lead of the management a couple of years later, together with the founder Synthek.
Jacopo starts Midgar in 2014, a new label with wide range of interest spanning from Deep Techno to Ambient, Acid and Downtempo, curating not only the A&R side but also the visual aesthetic of each output. The debut release of Midgar sees the Japanese artist Wata Igarashi delivering a well acclaimed 4-track ep 'Junctions'. The label has developed since then, reaching a total of 13 releases by the likes of Von Grall, Ruhig, Shaded Explorer and several remix collaborations with Edit Select, Luigi Tozzi, Orphx, Yves De Mey and Shawn O'Sullivan to name a few.
[posted on 2017-04-04]
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