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Deep As Funk is in business..2008 started as a big year for the notorious underground techno freaks, those freaks who put the Sydney Earthdance festival too...yess
and hosted killer parties with internationals such as Alexkid, Chriss Duckenfield, DaveDK, Ben Klock, Simon Baker, Gui Boratto & Phil Kieran...
well.. as Deep As Funk are coming closer to their 5th birthday celebrations, there is one more surprise they have prepared for Sydney.. well hidden in his studio, genious Bjorn Wilke is making some big tunes and now he is coming to rip the little BUNKER down... Bjorn Wilke is known for his deep house / minimal tech - very german deep groove. He has just launched his Kaato record label and this is just a small taste of what he is doing in a music world..Supported by Sydney's top man - Ben Korbel, as well as RifRaf and Juri Menicuci - it is set to be a night full of rich and yummy beats..
Bjorn Wilke's BIO - please use what makes the news sweeter !!!
Bjorn Wilke entered the music scene in 1994 and hasn't gone unnoticed so far: His international DJ Career started behind the
decks at the famous Space on Ibiza (1996-1998) where he was one of the residents bringing up the spirit of the legendary
terrace. This was the foundation for the steadily growing attention at home and abroad. Bjorn’s dedication for good music and
his perfectionism to create an outstanding set every single night have made him to a vital part in the international club scene.
As soon as Bjorn starts his set you automatically start moving as you can feel the groove at your heart. His hypnotic sounds
will guide you and take you out for a ride where your body follows the driving sounds. Bjorn’s likes to play in smaller clubs
where he can feel the feedback of the crowd. His sets are often longer than 5 hours and rarely faster than 126 bpm, a steady
rolling music that you experience and not only listen to. With his high level of professionalism and the “will to improve” as well
as the never lasting search for innovative sound and new techniques he played in more than 20 countries at various
outstanding locations: floats (Loveparade - Berlin, Streetparade - Zurich or Cityparade - Gent e.g.), boats and yachts
(Thaibreak - South China Sea, Partysan Yachting - Turkey e.g.), mountaintops of the Alps (Rave on Snow – Austria) or the
Rocky Mountains. Moreover he pounded the floors for Marlboro Tours and played on all popular open-air events throughout
Germany and Europe. US-tours and gigs in the top clubs of Europe are on Bjorn’s list as well – a list, which is extending
constantly. 1998 was the green light for his expected career as a producer. Since then his remixes and releases can be found
on labels like Level Non Zero, Hypnotic, My Best Friend (MBF), Kung Fu Dub, Azuli, Plastic Fantastic, Session Deluxe, Traum
Schallplatten and of course Hablando (managed and owned by Bjorn himself until 2005 and featuring acts like the Chicken
Lips, Joeski, Andry Nalin, Jay Tripwire, Parick Turner, Mazi and many more). Besides this Bjorn’s releases have been pushed
constantly by acts like Pascal FEOS, Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice, Timo Maas - to name a few - and moved critics and crowds
alike. Not least his collaborations with acts like Jimmy Somerville (Bjorn partly produced his last album and finished two highly
awarded world class remixes for him on BMG Music) or Mike Vath, the charismatic brother of Sven Vath made him to a worldwide-
recognized artist. In autumn 2007 Bjorn relocated from Frankfurt to Sydney. Beside his own radio show on Pulseradio,
which is broadcasted weekly for 2 hours, he focuses his new company "Kaato". Kaato as an artist agency will represent some
of the most sought European artists throughout Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. The inhouse label „Kaato Music“
will be launched in 2008 and features highly anticipated single releases, plus a brandnew compilation mixed by Bjorn himself.
So watch his journey...
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