About the concept:
Here is the twelfth instalment of our series “abc plays xyz”.
The idea behind it is to ask some DJs/mixing artists if they have an artist or label in mind that they love and would like to use for a mix.
So the approach of each mix is clear: the choosen DJ/mixing artist makes a selection of tracks produced by one artist (and her/his monikers) or released on a label (and its sublabels) and creates a nice mix from it.
Find links to all instalments at our overview. Today we present you Verboten’s mix of tracks on the label Gigolo Records, right in time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the label (actually it is the 21st anniversary LOL) .
It started with spending nights listening to livestreams from Munich’s technoclubs when he was 15, several under-age visits to DJ Hell’s Bavarian Gigolo Nights and evolving to a DJ himself while working at Die Registratur until 2009.
Having found his new home in Berlin, Philipp aka Verboten is a regular guest at STAUB, but also impressed the folks at Herrensauna with his sinister yet multilateral sound.
About Gigolo Records:
When Hell launched his International Deejay Gigolos Empire in 1996, his rebellious creative streak gave the label a punk DIY aesthetic. An open-ended techno imprint with a natural pop sensibility, Gigolo immediately stood out and attracted like-minded artists such as Bryan Ferry, Fischerspooner, Vitalic, Grace Jones, the Pet Shop Boys, Jeff Mills and Dopplereffekt. Today, Gigolo in Berlin is to Hell what the Factory in New York was to Warhol.
Listen & Download:
“Verboten plays Gigolo Records”
Verboten About His Choice:
The first techno party I have attended was DJ Hell’s Bavarian Gigolo Night in Munich. Having been blown away from the sound and the special atmosphere that Hell and his Artists were able to create – I became a close follower of Gigolo’s sound and aesthetics. Outrageous, powerfull and always with a touch of darkness, Hell’s own productions as well as those of artists like Terence Fixmer or David Carretta have not only shaped genres, but also my way of selecting and playing music for the last 14 years. With the 20th anniversary of International Deejay Gigolo Records coming up this month, I want to pay my tribute to the label and Fürst Nachtleben himself – DJ Hell.
01. Station Rose – Dave
02. Jor El – Elektrotrans
03. Rok & Jonzon – Sequential Polka
04. Kiko and Ginos – Good Sluts Factory (Let it cia Mix)
05. Dirty Criminals – LSTNDTX
06. Dynamic Bass System – Omega Platinum
07. Romina Cohn – I Want To Be The Residents
08. Fetish&Me – Diskotecktonik
09. Bodzin & Huntemann – Black Ice
10. 3phase – The Sun
11. Terence Fixmer – Cervaux Sans Ames
12. David Carretta – Ta Liberté C’est Ca
13. DJ Hell – I Want You (Marcel Dettmann Interpretation)
14. Vitalic – Poney Part 2
15. Westbam feat. Richard Butler – You Need The Drugs (DJ Hell Remix)
Verboten @ Soundcloud