This week we made a little break with the My Favourite Freaks Showcase and provide a live recorded set from the Viva la Electronica Techno Edition meets Yes We Can night at Frohnatur. We celebrate the release of Broombecks new vinyl label with a special collaboration of both brands. You will listen to 60 minutes of Broombeck´s set of this incredible night. You can get some impressions of the night in our gallery: http://goo.gl/poKKvg
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Marcus Schmahl aka Broombeck is a music and video producer who has created chart topping music and video material for several projects, labels and publishers over the past decades (with labels such as Mistakes Music, Terminal M, MBF, Traum, Craft Music, Plastic City, Big City Beats, PUNX Records, Starlight, Mole Listening Pearls, Elektrolux and many more).
Marcus’ music styles range from an ambient and downbeat sound to club-oriented music (elektro, techno, house, breaks, drum’n’bass, pop, etc.), or commercial tracks & band music (for advertisements, film and background music).
As Guardner Marcus produced several very successful albums and created music videos with this music for german tv broadcasters.
Broombeck is a 2nd solo project founded 2008 by Marcus, a true musician who is working as a composer, sound designer and producer since 1992 and is the driving force behind music projects of different genres such as hip hop, downbeat, jazz, lounge, house, techno, electronica, electro and drum’n’bass.
As Broombeck he has concentrated on Electronic Dance Music and released his successful tracks on influential labels like Mistakes Music, MBF, Opossum Rec. and Terminal M. “The Clapper” one of his most successful track so far and “Mono Turn” that topped the Beatport.com charts more than 6 weeks in Sept./Oct. 2008 and reached # 8 at the Beatport.com 2008 sales charts, followed by a re-entry into the Top 10 in Jan. 2009, are played and found in nearly every playlist of international DJ icons like Richie Hawtin, Deadmau5, Axwell, Carl Cox, Joachim Garraud, Dubfire/Deep Dish, Sébastien Léger, Monika Kruse, Karotte, Ricardo Villalobos, Steve Lawler, Funkagenda, Marco Carola, Bodzin, Loco Dice, Umek and many many more.
It’s not easy to describe the sound of Broombeck, or even to put it into one genre. It’s influenced by his background of different styles of music, combined with percussive grooves, deep bass lines, huge breakdowns and a lot of experimental sounds – it’s like a composition of various music genres that are combined to create a new track.
In 2009 Marcus started to introduce Broombeck live at selected clubs like Cocoon in Frankfurt or Berghain in Berlin.
His deep understanding of music, let him create an atmosphere and Live act that Sébastien Léger commented with the words: “Broombeck’s live shows are incredible. Proper techno.” (DJ Mag)
1. Pig & Dan – Sandstorm
2. Gary Beck – Pure Cane Sugar
3. Luigi Madonna – Summer Story
4. Bob Morane – Bail And Bond
5. Green Velvet, Japanese Popstars – Matter Of Time (Coyu Remix)
6. DJ Hyperactive – Wide Open (Len Faki DJ Edit)
7. Chris Count – The Stranger Behind You
8. Gary Beck – Before The Crash
9. Mark Broom Feat. Drax – Section 2 (Alan Fitzpatrick Edit)
10. Holger Nielson – Mars Attack
11. Electric Rescue, Maxime Dangles – Melomis
12. Loco & Jam – Medusa