Room 2 (Terrace):
We are very very pleased to be having one of Berlins BEST! Chris Lattner headline Gigawatt on Sat 7th May 2011
Born in Hannover in 1972, Chris grew up surrounded by the sounds of his parent’s disco music. They further encouraged his ambitions on his sixteenth birthday with a set of Technics 1210’s, unsurprisingly; it wasn’t too long before he started to spin records out and about. In 1990 he managed to organise one the first ever techno parties in Hannover, which went on to feature the likes of Carl Cox, West Bam, and Ricardo Villalobos.
Ten years later in the year 2000, Chris decided to take a break and went to reside in Leipzig for a few years before moving to Berlin and rejoining the music scene in 2004 to host ‘The sound of Berlin’, on one of the first internet radio stations courtesy of Australia’s Pulse Radio.
It was around this time that Chris also started to produce his own music, 2008 saw his debut release ‘Hypnotoad’ on WBA-Records. A year later, his finest moment to date surfaced when Einmaleins label owner Eik signed his first EP “Definition” in Feb 2009 with “Limbo Taxi” following a month on.
A succession of successful remixes and features followed; “Two In One” in the company of Dan Drastic on Moon Harbours Inhouse Vol. 3, a remix of Pawas ‘s “Mac Dub” on UK label Fear of Flying, not forgetting “African Children” on Loco Dice’s ‘The Lab’ compilation in April 09. November 2009 saw material on Luna Records, Fear Of Flying as well as the landmark 50th release on Einmaleins.
The successful EP 'Sick' was released January 2010 on Fear Of Flying which, not only was charted heavily by artists such as Loco Dice, Matthias Tanzmann, Lauhaus, Gorge and others, but was also entered into the top 50 of Resident Advisors all-time top 100. This resulted in Moon Harbour asking Chris to join their impressive roste