With more than 1,5 million sold albums, 34 gold records, 5 platinum records, 1 double-platin award and owning the record label “Houseworks”, DJ Antoine is the internationally most successful DJ of Switzerland.
His career officially took off in 1995, when he opened his club called House Café in the city of Basel. This club is the benchmark for the progress of the whole scene in Basel and the cult-parties are still in fond memories. After a short tip into the Swiss Hip Hop scene, DJ Antoine had quickly switched genre, getting hooked on the Pumping-House-Wave. In 1998, he released his first album “DJ Antoine – The Pumpin’ House Mix”. 1999 “Houseworks 1” won the first gold award. After that, things started to move very fast. Until this day, DJ Antoine has produced 51 CDs, strongly establishing his music and himself in the music and clubbing scene. Since 2003 he has been hosting his own weekly radio show, which is broadcasted by radio stations all over the world.
In 2006, DJ Antoine achieved his international breakthrough with the album “DJ Antoine – Live in Moscow” and the single “This Time”. Ever since, he has been a highly demanded act in popular and trendy clubs all over the world. Gigs in New York, Chicago, Miami, Montreal, Moscow, Dubai, Bangkok, Oslo, Vienna and Cairo have turned into a regular but exciting part of his everyday life. Acknowledging his international success, All Around The World Records, the electronic music label owned by Universal Music UK, Blanco y Negro Spain, Happy Music France, Emi Music South Africa, Ultra Records USA and Kontor Records Germany signed the single “This Time” in 2009.
The many awards he won in the recent years prove that DJ Antoine is one of the best in this industry. 2001 he won the Ericsson Dance Music Award for the best and most successful artist of the year 2000 in the category „House / UK Garage / Progressive House“. In 2008, DJ Antoine created a stir with his sociocritical album “DJ Antoine –Stop!”, on which he openly spoke out against juvenile violence, calling for more civil courage. In spring 2009, the record was priced with the Swiss Music Award for “Best National Dance Album”. The following year, he defended that title with his CD “DJ Antoine – 2009” and, on top of that, received the Swiss Prix Walo. In 2010 he achieved his biggest success in Switzerland so far: For his album “DJ Antoine – 2010” he was awarded with a platinum record. This platinum record was also nominated for this year Swiss Music Award in the category “Best Album Dance National”.
In the studio DJ Antoine works with his long-term business partner Fabio Antoniali also known as Mad Mark. Well-known musicians such as Mary J. Blige, P. Diddy, Pitbull, Cindy Lauper, Robin S., Roberto Blanco and Ivana Trump have had their tracks exclusively remixed by the two artists. In 2010, DJ Antoine produced songs for Timati, Snoop Dogg, DJ Smash and Bob Sinclar. That same year, the charismatic House-legend Mr. Mike joined the team as a vocalist, also accompanying the DJ to selected performances.
Another highlight of his career is now the first collaboration with Timati and Kalenna Harper (Dirty Money) for the hit single “Welcome to St. Tropez”, which was released in Germany and Austria by none other than the dance label Kontor Records.
DJ Antoine keeps setting new trends with his music, attracting worldwide attention to his brand. Labels like Maurice Lacroix, Perrier-Jouët „Belle Epoque“ champagne and the Swiss custom tailor SuitArt all trust in his image. For VIP-Events, DJ Antoine has had the chance to work with nameable partners such as Sony Ericsson, Campari, Moonlight, Edo Popken, Crysler, Dodge, Maybach, Cadillac, Moet Hennessy, J. Lindeberg, Paco Rabanne and the German TV station Pro7.
Alongside his work as a DJ, Antoine Konrad manages his own production and booking companies Global Productions GmbH and Global Bookings. For his VIP-Events, he regularly creates extensive and individual concepts, in tune with the clients and guests needs and wishes. His exclusive event concepts represent lifestyle and luxury and he inspires his customers with his ideas. His team currently consists of ten employees, all based in Switzerland.
The producer and remixer of: David Guetta, Bob Sinclar, Deep Dish, David Bowie, OMD, Kylie Minogue, Mylène Farmer, Cassius, Jean-Michel Jarre, Culture Club, Ceronne, Moby, Robbie Rivera and many more.
Joachim made took the top spot in the worldwide DJ Mag ranking. His sets all around the world (Berlin Love Parade, Tokyo, Sydney Future Music Festival) mix usual DJing and Live music with the help of his keyboard and sampler. He remixes his playlist live, for a truly unique experience.
Co-producer and co-remixer of the latest David Guetta single: Love is Gone.
His last CD compilation, Club FG Zemixx Vol.2 released in March is still on the record shelves and contains a live and unrestrained mix from Joachim along with a bonus DVD covering the Space Invaders movement! It contains, among other things, the “Space Invaders are Back” video and lots more exclusive clips!
JOACHIM GARRAUD Born in Nantes on September 27th, 1968 After having perfectionned his piano and percussions for seven years at the conservatory, he decided to move toward electronic music. Along with Laurent Garnier, he started as a DJ at the Boy, the Parisian club that first initiated the discovery of the techno phenomenon in France. He then successfully tried some music production with Maxximum radio station, number one national 100% dance radio station (CTL group). Becoming the pioneer of numerical music, he created his own recording studio in the middle of Paris, which allowed him to remix, compose or produce artists such as David Guetta, Jean-Michel Jarre, Paul Johnson, Deep Dish, David Bowie, OMD, Kylie Minogue, Mylène Farmer, Cassius, Ceronne, Moby, Robbie Rivera… and many more. Joachim developed a new concept, blending Deejaying and musical improvisation, thus giving a true concert, a unique live performance which soon gave him the opportunity to perform all over the World. Today, he is surrounded by a big community with the Space Invader mascot.
JOACHIM GARRAUD. Quelques dates. Quelques Chiffres:
1989: DJ at The Boy in Paris, and on Maxximum radio station.
1991: First rave in Moscow, the Youri Gagarine Party, which brought 300000 people together.
1993 à 1997 >Manchester Techno Festival, Berlin. DJ at The QUEEN (Paris).
1999: DJ in front of an emormous TV audience of 2.4 billion viewers, on December 31st, live from the Cairo pyramids. He also produced the sound for Jean-Michel Jarre’s performance and album, “Metamorphoses”.
2000: Creation of the GUMPROD label, in association with David Guetta.
2001: Co-writer and co-producer of David Guetta’s album, “Just a little more love”: 200.000 copies sold in France, and also of the single “Love don’t let me go”, #1 of the top club tracks during 12 weeks, with 500.000 discs sold in France for that single.
2003: Remixes for Kylie Minogue, OMD, Cassius, Cerrone and production the album Geyster (I love 1984), of the single “Money” by David Guetta and of the album “Guetta Blaster 2004”.
2004: Release of “People”, a movie with over 1 hour of music co-composed and produced by Joachim Garraud. Production of Jean-Michel Jarre’s “AERO”, first album mixed in 5/1. Release of “The World is Mine”: Joachim Garraud co-wrote and produced this track with David Guetta. Beginning of the collaboration with Pioneer Japan for the development of new machines.
2005: Creation of the “F*** Me I’m Famous records” label with David Guetta. Remix of “Fuck them All”, a single by Mylène Farmer. 10-day DJ Tour in China and Japan. Release of “Summer Moon”, in collaboration with Tim Deluxe, Bob Sinclar and David Guetta. Remixes for Moby, Robbie Riviera, Culture Club, Cerrone, Eurythmics. Double “Golden Disc” in France for the Guetta Blaster album, which sold over 200.000 copies.
2006: Joachim Garraud and David Guetta were nominated at the Grammy Awards as composers of the best remix of the year. Joachim Garraud’s Zemixx and Live Video podcasts got ranked 1rst and 2nd on the iTunes Music Store France Podcast Chart. He was the only French DJ who performed at the Love Parade in Berlin, in front of over 1 million people.
2007: Joachim was the main host of the Technoparade in Paris, which broke the record of attendance. He was the only DJ to have his own float, which allowed him to invite Oliver Huntemann, Laidback Luke, Benni Benassi, Dj Sender and David Guetta. The forum Joachimgarraud.com is the most visited in the Electronic Music category, with 300.000 unique visitors per month. Signed his maxi, “Street’s Sound”, at Joia Records (Label of the Swedish House Mafia). Won the 2007 Night Trophy, as Best French DJ. Chosen as Best Electro DJ of the year in October, at the Burn FG DJ Awards.
Barnes & Heatcliff
Despite their young age, Daniel Stiller and David Bernecker have made a recognizable musical development, their debut track “Pyjama Party”, which is the perfect crossover House Trance and Electro – paved their way into various playlists of star djs like: Tiesto, David Guetta, Paul van Dyk, Armin van Buuren, Markus Schulz, Laidback Luke and many more…
Since then, their productions are getting regularly picked up and playlisted by many other high profile djs. With their great sense of music and remixing skills Barnes & Heatcliff preped up tracks from Tom Novy, Markus Schulz, Gabriel & Dresden, Federicho Fanchi, Tydi and many more. After breaking fresh grounds with “Safe and Sound” featuring strong vocals by American House Diva Ann Bailey (known from Eddie Thoneicks breakthrough track “Love Sensation”) Barnes & Heatcliff have surprised their fans with their next move towards their new musical homebase by releasing „Attention“ in 2011. This was also a busy year for both of them. Besides releasing „Yo Yo“ & „Punani“, Barnes & Heatcliff were often seen supporting main headliners on their concert tours, such as Tiesto on his club life tour, Paul van Dyk ..etc. Besides„Tauchstation“ & “Boom” released on German top imprint “We Play Records”, the boys have the next rocket in the pipeline: “Salvation” is to be launched on 07.12.2012 on German Nr. 1 label “Kontor”. Expect this one to be spread on the dancefloors worldwide:
„These guys are definitely somebody to watch for the future“ – Tiesto
- Barnes & Heatcliff – Salvation [Kontor] – 2012
- Barnes & Heatcliff – Boom [We play] – 2012
- Barnes & Heatcliff – Tauchstation [We play] – 2012
- Barnes & Heatcliff – Punani [Be yourself] – 2011
- Barnes & Heatcliff – Yo Yo [Be yourself] – 2011
- Barnes & Heatcliff – Attention [Be yourself] – 2011
- Barnes & Heatcliff – Safe and Sound (feat. Ann Bailey) [Big & Dirty] – 2010
- Barnes & Heatcliff – Pyjamaparty – [Navida Records] – 2009
- Gabriel & Dresden – Dangerous Power [Armada] – 2012
- Tom Novy & Veralovesmusic – The right time [Kontor]- 2012
- Markus Schulz – The new world (Coldharbour/Armada) – 2011
- Steve H – Outta Space (Bazooka) – 2011
- Darius & Finlay – She's a freak (Sony Music) – 2011
- Arnej – They always come back (Coldharbour/Armada) – 2011
- tyDi – Good Dream [AVA/Armada] – 2010
- Lentos – Forget about us [Coldharbour/Armada] – 2009
- Temple one pres. Tu Casa – Betelgeuse [Enhanced Rec.] – 2009
- Dakota – Johnny the fox [Coldharbour/Armada] – 2009
- John Foster – Cocaine [Trak Music] – 2009
- Rene Rodrigezz – Hey what's up [Ballon Records] – 2009
- Paul Bingham – Superfreak [Juicy Music] – 2008
- Dirty Impact – All I really want [Attention Records] – 2008
- Rene Rodrigezz – Der Monitor [Ballon Records] – 2008
- Federico Fanchi – Cream [Juicy Music] – 2008
- Boccan vs. Michael Newton – You´re free [Tamboo Records] – 2008
- Merlin Milles – Wanna F*** – [Tamboo Records] – 2008
The Austrian music lovers have been arround for a while and caught up in their ways until their path finally crossed. Daniel Stiller (Steel) & Wolfgang Fischer (Fish) teamed up end of 2007 and decided to take further steps from Dj to producer. With their singles „Boomerang“ & „Tamagotchi“ of their debut EP „Steelfish“ in 2008, the Dj-Duo were able to make their way into a bunch of world famouse Dj record cases.
Working together in the studio, both found perfect harmony and are doing great in teamwork. Driven by passion, ambition and enthusiasm for music, their dynamic showcases make the party people crowd feel pure ecstasy and their productions reflect their unique style and sense of music! Apart of their more progressive projects, which are released on Tiesto´s label ´In trance we trust´ or also on Markus Schulz ´Coldharbour Recordings´ they found with Steelfish their homebase at Robbie Rivera´s ´Juicy Music´. After their Debut EP they started a collaboration with German singer Jenny Casparius for their club track „Hot like fire“. Steelfish continously rmx for high profile artists like Robbie Rivera, Brian Cross, Willie Morales and Mowgli, just to name some.
The guys were warmly welcomed on several Juicy Events at Nikki Beach/WMC in Miami and on the summer hotspot party island Ibiza at Amnesia and Privelege – Juicy Ibiza.
Performing as DJ or live act, Steelfish excite with pumping housebeats and catchy melodies to burst into international dancefloors!