is back with a BANG as we deliver you our first slice of Techno of 2019. Bringing you 2018’s best selling Techno Artist on Beatport
. With a career spanning 30+ years rocking dance floors across the world. This Berlin based DJ and Producer needs no further introduction. We return to the Club 69
and making his Glasgow debut
SUPPORT FROM RESIDENT AJAY C [Taikano
] [Ajay Chand
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was eleven years old when Depeche Mode
released Construction Time Again. «I'll never forget sitting at home, listening to the album in my headphones, trying to ﬁgure out how they made those sounds.»
Thirty-four years later, Thomas Schumacher still burns with curiosity. The Berlin-based DJ and producer makes light of his status as one of the most successful, versatile artists in electronic music. «What I love about Techno is that it demands that you question yourself, reinvent yourself.»
Thomas Schumacher is always pushing his own boundaries. «The art of being relevant,» he says, «Is to forget what you know.” In his early days as an artist, he had to learn how to physically create the sounds he heard in his head. Now, as a virtuoso, the challenge is to use his breadth and depth of musical knowledge to convey profound emotion. „Techno is not just a tool to make people dance,“ he says. „It is a very personal, intimate way of expressing myself.“
This intimacy fuels the unique vibe of a Thomas Schumacher DJ set. He compares himself to the captain of a ship. “I purposely steer my sets into rough waters. I want to help people get out of their heads and into their bodies. I create a safe space for people to lose their minds, in the best possible way. They know they don't need to worry or be afraid, because I’ve got them. I know what I'm doing. They can let go and just be.»
When not guiding clubbers through seas of sound, Schumacher reaches them via his productions on labels like Drumcode, Arts, Noir Music and his label Electric Ballroom. The more you do, the more there is to explore, the more opportunities to invent, connect, and imagine. «I am always the one to change it up,» says Thomas. «My ongoing ambition is to connect with the people, every single time. That's why I do what I do and I love what I do.»
His latest release together with Victor Ruiz “Apollo II” on his label Electric Ballroom rose consistently up the Beatport Techno chart, landing in at Number 1. It became his second number one within the past twelve months after “Stella”- a propulsive anthem dedicated to his daughter. Thomas Schumacher’s persistently solid releases have now combined to elevate him to the number one best selling Techno artist on Beatport. Thomas has never seen a reason to compartmentalise his music and his life. Everything is energy and everything is connected.
Head Honcho and Resident DJ of Glasgow Techno Brand TAIKANO. Promoting House and Techno showcasing local talent and upcoming International underground DJ’s, Producers and Artists. AJAY C has had a fascination and Love with Electronic Music from a very young age. Buying vinyl when he was only 16 years old and discovering his first set of decks a year later. 20 years later he's not stopped his obsession for Wax and is strictly a Vinyl Only DJ.