Go to Speedy J's website for news concerning Speedy J and his label Electric Deluxe.
Jul 21 Speedy J, The Loft, Barcelona, Spain
Jul 27 Onder De Radar Festival, Military Airbase Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands
Aug 10 Speedy J, Loveland festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Aug 11 Speedy J, Paradigm Festival, Groningen, Netherlands
Aug 24 Speedy J, Phoenix, Gianpula Village, Malta
Aug 25 Zeitgeber All Night Long , E1, London, United Kingdom
Sep 15 Brunch -in the park, Parque Tierno GalvÃ¡n, Madrid, Spain
Sep 28 Zeitgeber, Theatre De Verde, Nice, France
Oct 17 Thuishaven ADE x Electric Deluxe, Thuishaven, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oct 18 909 x Loveland (Zeitgeber), Mediahaven Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Go to Speedy J's discogs page for a complete discography.
Together with Laurent Garnier, Aphex Twin and Richie Hawtin, Rotterdam’s Speedy J has helped define techno since 1991, raising the genre just after it had escaped the Detroit delivery room with albums like Ginger, G Spot, Public Energy No. 1 and Loudboxer.
Since the early nineties, Speedy J has spearheaded labels like Plus 8, Novamute and Warp. After the albums G Spot (1993) and Ginger (1995), as techno developed into a dominating force on many dance floors worldwide, Jochem Paap chose to pursue other exciting avenues. On Public Energy No. 1 (1997) and A Shocking Hobby (2000) the sound wizard exchanged flowing, harmonious techno for a much more complex formula filled with colliding samples, crackling rhythms and tremendously thrilling turns.
Not one to be pigeonholed, over the years he has collaborated with video-artists and filmmakers, making the pioneering DVD Umfeld — an audio-visual electronic trip, which set the standard for many surround-sound composers. Meanwhile his boutique label, Electric Deluxe, has provided a platform for artists to explore more left-field techno projects and experiment with the ever-expanding technological possibilities of modern music making. As an extension of the label its sister event series, Electric Deluxe Presents, has turned Speedy J’s musical vision and penchant for innovation into a premier clubbing experience.
Recently the esteemed producer and performer has teamed up with with Stroboscopic Artefacts boss Lucy to form Zeitgeber. In 2013 the pair released their eponymous debut album to critical acclaim.
As a DJ, Speedy J is still as busy as ever, touching down in the most important venues and festivals worldwide every weekend. At the same time Electric Deluxe Presents has swelled into a globe-trotting brand with showcases scheduled for various major electronic festivals on the horizon.
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