Thursday - 13.8.15
S.T.D. Presents | #BNR10YR // SHANGHAI
On August 13, Boysnoize Records (BNR) is landing in Shanghai as part of its 10 Year Anniversary world tour, #BNR10YR. The Berlin-based DIY collective and record label is unshackling its legion of beatsmiths to cities the world over.
Since March, the party series has hit a whirlwind of cities including Miami, Berlin, Paris, London, New York, Detroit, and Mexico City. It’s expected to conclude in Tokyo for a head-spinning 21 cities in over 10 countries.
BNR’s Arkham show will feature label boss himself Boys Noize (Alex Ridha), along with heavyweight label mates Djedjotronic (Jeremy Cottereau) and Housemeister (Martin Bohm).
Boys Noize has crafted an envious CV as a major headliner in the electronic music scene. Prominent for a rougher, boundary-pushing sound, Boys Noize has collaborated with top-tier artists like Skrillex (the duo form ‘Dog Blood’), Snoop Dogg, Erol Alkan and Chilly Gonazles, just to name a few. He’s also played at some of the world’s largest stages—Ultra Music Festival, Movement, Womb in Tokyo and techno-Mecca Berghain in Berlin.
Back in 2005, Boys Noize established an eponymous record label dedicated to creating quality, unique dance music. Today, it boasts an eclectic mix of talent, sporting the likes of SCNTST, Djedjotronic, and Housemeister. The latter two have been handpicked to share the stage at Arkham this coming August.
Raised on Warp Records and Detroit-label Underground Resistance, Djedjotronic has the quintessential BNR sound—a hard-hitting version of techno melded with jackin’ house. It’s certainly been well received, with his hit “Uranus” reaching #1 on Beatport back in 2011. These days you can find him playing alone or with his colleagues from BNR.
One of the earliest members of BNR is Housemeister, a Berlin-native who came of age during the musical renaissance post-Berlin Wall. Having released his debut album Enlarge Your Dose on the label in 2005, Housemeister plays the type of music that—in BNR fashion—beats the living crap out of you. His raw, analog sound is manifested in the over 30 vinyl records, 5 full-length albums he’s produced during a twenty-year career.
Come celebrate the culmination of a decade’s worth of boundary-pushing music from the BNR family. Expect the boys to inject a hefty serving of raw, high-intensity anthems in their return to Arkham.