Tresor: Token Records Night
UK Based Techno producer best known by his work on the Belgium based Token Records and who's style ranges from gritty minimal techno to Detroit influenced material. His debut “Module Overload” was released on London’s Lost/Cosmic records in 2000, and was followed by a string of productions for London's Surface/Inceptive Records and Ben Sims Ingoma imprint. The move to Token came in 2007, he shortly after began DJing professionally and has since performed at parties across the globe. His continued works have seen constant support throughout the techno world and have featured in CD mixes by Robert Hood, François Kevorkian and Dave Clarke amongst others…
Alongside his production work Phase is also a Mastering engineer and on/off artwork designer. Starting out at London’s prestigious Sony Music/Whitfield Street Studios, he has cut records for numerous underground dance acts as well as working on projects for mainstream artists.
Coming from a strong hiphop background, Kr!z his dj style is technical with cutting, scratching, juggling. This is only one aspect of his energetic dj sets. The other aspect is a strong sympathy for the more gloomy, dark, rawer sound of techno. Influences from Jeff Mills, Surgeon & James Ruskin defined his musical style and still play a big part in his performances today.
After being one of the most prolific techno dj's in Belgium for the last decade and being a part of Belgium's nr 1 techno concept 'Kozzmozz', the last years his dj-schedule gets him all over the world from UK to Slovenia, from Spain to China.
In 2007, Kr!z felt there was too much good music around from his favourite artists that didn't get a proper release, so he started up his own label 'Token'. After releasing tracks by Inigo Kennedy, Phase, James Ruskin, Marcel Dettmann, Blawan Surgeon, Xhin, Oscar Mulero, Go Hiyama, Makaton, Arrestar amongst others, Kr!z rapidly established the label as a fixed value in the techno scene of today. Also the Token label night concept took off with great success after nights in Berlin (Berghain & Tresor), Brussels (Fuse), Shanghai, London, Rotterdam, Eindhoven and more.