Biography of Metrobox
|Real name / ||Berten dB|
|Moniker(s) / ||FOTF|
Antwerp-born DJ, producer and vocalist Metrobox has not been doing nothing since he traded the Schelde for the Spree a couple of years ago.
Working hard, both solo and with artists such as Red D, Social Disco Club and Marcin Czubala, he’s been releasing records on labels such as We Play House, Mobilee, 8Bit, Morse and Broken Music, while performing live and playing dj sets in places such as Loftus Hall, Weekend, Golden Gate, Griessmühle, Zur Wilde Renate, ZMF and ://About Blank in Berlin, SQ club in Poznan, Inspiracje festival in Szczecin and the Mobilee cruise in Barcelona.
He likes his sound deep, raw, analogue and doesn’t like music business bull shit. Blessed with a voice that is perfect for intimate house grooves and with a handful of synthesizers, drum computers and instruments at his hands, he takes time to put soul in his music and create a genuine vibe.
In 2012 Metrobox founded the Fellowship Of The Funk in Berlin together with Marcus Vector. Their critically acclaimed first Fellowship release last summer (vinyl only, limited pressing) turned out a powerful prelude of things soon to come.
Since his return to Leuven in Belgium only few months ago, he teamed up with Johannes Muselaers and Pieter Wauters (Preacherman) to organize the by now infamous “Home” nights in the Social Club in Leuven, presenting some of the finest underground artists around in one the most intimate, open and democratic settings our country has to offer.
Just having released his debut full EP on We Play House (aptly titled “Stroom, Spanning & Weerstand”) and with a feature on Other Heights and Fellowship Of The Funk 002 on their way, it’s clear he’s joined forces with the strong current of no nonsense quality electronic music hailing from his home country Belgium, but stretching far beyond it’s all too much debated borders.