Detroit-based Techno Producer & DJ.
Manager of the record label, Michigander, with releases on FXHE, Planet-E, Beretta Music, Deeplabs, and more. Together with Luke Hess, Brian Kage forms the duo known as 'Reference.'
Brian Kage is a Deep Techno Producer & DJ born and raised in Detroit. Brian’s solo efforts and DJ Mixes are carefully crafted for maximum impact and exceptional quality. Kage’s output in the studio has resulted in releases for labels such as Omar’s FXHE Record Label, Carl Craig’s Planet-E, Beretta Music, DeepLabs, Restructured, Lumina, and his own label, Michigander
Brian also manages the Beretta Music roster which has played an important role in helping shape the careers of many internationally respected producers on its roster. Seth Troxler, Ryan Crosson, Luke Hess, and Alex Israel are just some of the talented artists who were first recognized and developed by Brian at their side in the studio.
Kage is one half of the techno duo, ‘Reference’ along with Luke Hess. Reference has released original & remix material for Planet-E, 200 Records, Pokerflat, and Echospace. Brian & Luke have crafted dynamic liveset performances worldwide. Some Notable events they’ve played include the Movement Festival in Detroit, Moog Music Festival, Berghain in Berlin, Fresh Weekend festival Spain, Bunker in New York City, and much more.
The best word to describe Brian is passionate. From his intense work ethic in the studio, to his charasmatic DJ sets, Kage’s strongest attribute is his ultimate love for his craft, the music.
Selected discography Brian Kage
Brian Kage - Eight Ways - Thinner (2004)
Kage - The Days of Us Two - Lumina (2004)
Kage - Estrella De La Plata - Azure (2005)
Brian Kage - Cloned EP - Dluv Recordings (2005)
Brian Kage - Passage EP - Lumina (2005)
Brian Kage - Interstellar Agent - Berettamusic (2006)
Brian Kage - Scape EP - Lumina (2006)
Brian Kage - Attractive Force - Restructured (2007)
Reference - Reference EP - Beretta Grey (2008)
V/A - Bear Trax Vol. 1 - Beretta Red (2009)
Reference - Aeonian EP - Planet-E (2010)
Reference Vs EP 2 - Beretta Grey (2010)
Brian Kage - Bear Trax Vol. 2 - Beretta Red (2011)
Brian Kage - Decrepit Wonder - Deeplabs (2015)
Brian Kage - A White Bear's Heaven is a Black Bear's Hell! - FXHE (2015)
Brian Kage - The Arc EP - Michigander (2016)