As off 2013, German clubs will be charged dramatically higher fees for being allowed to play music that is protected by copyright, for some clubs the raise will be as high as 2000%, threatening the mere existence of those clubs. Now one of the founding fathers of modern electronic music joins the group of DJs, producers, club owners and clubbers who protest against the Gema raise.
Sven Vath played an amazing set for Blackmarket Membership on there 5 year Anniversary. Luckily I was there to capture some amazing moments in this epic set. Blackmarket Membership has brought in some of the best talent in Electronic Music to play in the New York City club world. Richie Hawtin, Laurent Garnier, Dj Sasha, and many more impressive Electronic Music Producers.More ›
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Sven Väth is a DJ who has produced a large body of work since his career began in 1982. He was one of the founders of legendary trance music labels Harthouse and the now-defunct Eye Q, as well as being among the very first DJs to play trance records. Today he is the owner of the Cocoon Music & Event GmbH, which contains his Label, Cocoon Recordings. He is also shareholder of the Cocoon Club in Frankfurt and hosts the Cocoon Ibiza Events at Amnesia/Ibiza.