Make mine a triple
Updated: 2006-01-19 10:02
Few international artists who create their own
style manage to make each of their songs sound different.
German dj ATB,
aka Andre Tanneberger, 32, however, manages to give each of his tracks its own
spirit while still surprising fans and always remaining ATB.
exactly what makes him an internationally successful DJ and producer.
Tanneberger has come a long way before making his first entry into DJ Mag's "Top
10 in 2005," taking ninth place, 14 years after he began
Tanneberger has a unique skill in combining ambient and trance
with a wide variety of musical influences. He delivers dance songs with
melancholic hooks and wonderful harmonies, smooth and relaxing sounds that carry
you away. He has repeatedly laid milestones in modern club music.
many struggle throughout their careers, Tanneberger immediately went into
overdrive with his first ATB track "9 PM (Till I Come)," which reached the top
of the UK charts in 1999 and took his music around globe.
He has also
released a number of clubber's favorites like "Marrakech," recorded with British
vocalist Tiff Lacey, and "In Love with the DJ."
"Today's hectic life and
high level of stress is having an extreme effect on people. Music can provide us
with calm, distraction and relaxation," claims Tanneberger.
If you take
the time to listen to his music, you will understand the real purpose behind
ATB's way of making and living music. The melancholic beats combined with
charismatic female vocals create an environment where your mind can drift
Tanneberger is about to find out that Shanghai is truly a city in
love with DJs. He is coming to the VIP Room tonight. And also at the nightclub,
tomorrow night, party animals will meet the Stanton Warriors, aka Mark Yardley
& Dominic B, a breakbeat duo from the UK.
Emerging in the burgeoning
British dance scene, they have an enriched music style with a broad influence of
deep house, funk, electro and hip-hop. The locals are expecting to hear some of
their most successful productions and remixes, including "Da Antidote" and "Jump
Besides, local DJ Ben Huang, who once dominated the Chinese
underground music scene and the first Chinese DJ invited to perform in Europe,
will have his "Ting!!! Part Two" following "Part One" one month ago at Fabrique
Open your eyes to Huang's electronic sounds, and take a joy ride
through soundscapes from Berlin to Detroit, and London to Paris.
with the DJ"
Date: January 19, 9pm
Tickets: 150 yuan
Date: January 20, 9pm
Tickets: 100 yuan
Room, 459 Wulumuqi Rd N.
January 20, 9pm
Venue: Fabrique, 8 Jianguo Rd M.
Tickets: 60 yuan
(includes a drink)