CusCus Head Mark Jackus already played with an incredible list of national & international DJs. His wildstyle and trippy music is club music from House to Techno, allways the right sound in the right situation that make the people want to move! In 2011 he takes time for a lot Studio activities. The Results is an international Feedback by Shlomi Aber & Steve Parker.
In 2013 he moved to Berlin and released on Steve Parker´s Spark Musik, on George Morel´s Groove on and Pianorama with Gunnar Stiller Remix!
"Music is my life and music is art, my religion!"
Mark Jackus started beeing a DJ while he was 14.
Born and raised in Dortmund – one of the most popular Towns for Graffitti in Europe – he was part of the big Hip Hop and Breakdance scene.
Here he gets in touch with his first Acid House Vinyls like „Turn up the Bass“ ( Tyree Cooper), „Black out“ (Lil Louis) or „Let´s Go“ (Fast Eddie) and found his passion for House Music.
Mark Jackus aka aMaZe became famous after his first gig´s in 1994, in the best Clubs in Germany like Unit Club, Planet, Baikonur, Phuture Club, Distellery, Butan, Studio and Playground.
At this time he was 15 years old!
Mark cancelled his career as Football Player in the highest german junior league at the age of seventeen and decide for a Life behind the desks. He realized that music is his life.
Already in the early beginnings of techno and house music 1988 he was inspired by the hall of fame of the DJ League – Derrick May, Kevin Saunderson, Jeff Mills, DJ Pierre and many others are a big part of it.
His sound is a journey through all the different electronic styles.
After a school practica in a Recordingstudio in 1999, it was a long way to his first record!
2003 he worked together with Massimo Santucci – a musician and producer.
The first Release was ”Black Diva” on Trust your Tribes Rec.
Many followed like “cause I miss” which climbed after two weeks up to No. 1 at Juno.UK. Their latest record releases in 2010 under Jackus & Santucci on Insert Coin Rec. get a lot of support from international DJs like Axwell, Richie Hawtin, Martin Eyerer, Satoshi Tomiie, Erick Morillo and many others.
The first Mark Jackus Track The first Release in 2012 "Exit the Void" is supported by SHLOMI ABER - Beatport Charts february
And in March in STEVE PARKER´s (ovum/sci-tec) March TOP TEN!
Now he is DJ for more than 20 years and he already played with an incredible list of national & international DJs. His absolute highlights had been playing with Jeff Mills all night long and the "back to back" set with M.A.N.D.Y/Phillip.
On his Birthday´s he has allways an incredible list of Dj´s, like DJ Pierre from Chicago, Oliver Ho or Ida Engberg.
His sound is a journey through all the different electronic styles, thats the art for him to DJ, very unique each night and allways the right sound in the right situation.
Allways a pumpin jack sound to amaze the people on the dancefloor
Since 2006 he presents his own club project called CusCus.
He put his most relevant things in his life together, Music, Nature and animals and his commitment for Nature in this musicial and Event way is well known over Germany!
It includes a cooperation with the WWF (worldwide wildlife foundation) and presents highlights of the electronic dance music.
With this sustainable project he even took part at the Loveparade 2008 in his hometown Dortmund with an own float and received an award from the UNESCO in 2009.
Since 2010 the Comic Superheros from HOTZE aka Bringman&Kopetkis are styling the CusCus Artwork!
A CusCus Germany Tour end of 2010 around Germany was the Highlight for the Event Project with doP (live) / Aka Aka (live) from Berlin to Cologne and ends at the most oldest club in East Germany MUNA!
In 2012 CusCus Music was born and the first Releases getting support on Deep Space Radio by Still Going in NYC and some other Releases getting support from Loco Dice, Technasia and much more....
In 2013 Mark Jackus switched over to Berlin and did releases on CusCus Music with Gunnar Stiller Remix, on Steve Parker´s SPARK Musik and on Gorge Morel´s Groove On with Hello My friend (incl.George Morel Remix) a
nd he worked on a lot more for 2014!
International top DJs like support:
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Selected discography Mark Jackus
2013 Mark Jackus "Pianorama" CusCus Music
2013 Mark Jackus Featr. Golden Parazyth "Hello my Friend" GROOVE ON
2013 Mark Jackus "Leopard" SHIBIZA
2013 Nakadia "Forever" (Mark Jackus Remix) CusCus Music
2012 Paris Haze "Could U luv me" (Mark Jackus Remix) CusCus Music
2012 Mark Jackus&kloppenburg "Exit the void" Kapelle
2011 Denied "Glory" Mark Jackus Remix RRYGULAR
2011 Sergio Fernandez "Kaboom (Mark Jackus Rmx)" Insert Coin
2011 Mark Jackus "Papua New Guinea" Freitag ltd
2011 Tambores Mestizo "San Juan (Mark Jackus Remix) Freitag ltd
2011 Kloppenburg "Communicate with the Bushman" Kapelle
2011 Audionatica "DEEP SOUL (Mark Jackus Remix)" GON
2010 Jackus & Santucci "GONZO" TB Records (Tropical Beats)
2010 Jackus & Santucci "Phoenix EP" Insert Coin
2009 Jackus & Santucci "Bobby" Emotio y Ratio
2009 Jackus & Santucci "Kyrillia" Moovment Rec. 012
2005 Dj aMaZe "Black Diva EP" Trust your tribe