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Christian C Rock Rindermann, born 1972 (Frankfurt, Germany), first dj-gig 1989, first release 1994 (on ladomat/playhouse). One of the heads of the new German house movement along names like ata macias (playhouse/robert johnson), yannick (needs not wants) and dixon (sonar kollektiv). Founder and editor of Germanys first house-underground-magazine “SiZE!” (together with dj yannick).
From 1994 to 1997 c-rock was the man behind a couple legendary events (together with ricardo villalobos) and clubnights with guests like chez damier, dan curtin, david alvarado, john acquaviva, Carl Craig and many more. A residency at frankfurt’s box (former xs-club) started in 1999 and a monthly residency at club monza followed in 2000.
Running labels are stir15 recordings (deephouse), lofi stereo (electronic & minimal) and release music (Chicago house oldskool influenced). Side-projects include the management of the music network mad-net and the technical-conception for the red bull music academy. A development-collaboration with ecler audio Barcelona brought up the effect-mixer nuo5.
His productions and dj-sets are influenced by the early work of curtis mantronik, Kraftwerk as well as chicago-house and the strong european electronic body movement. Deephouse always has been a major influence as well as all kinds of jazz and dub productions.
C-rock’s debut album track & feel (stir15-dlp1/cd1, 1998) is still classified as one of the milestones of the new school of German housemusic and has been voted up to position #8 in the spex “best-of-1998-charts”. Collaborations with needs (aka boobjazz), ricardo villalobos, luciano & pier bucci, sven vaeth, clair dietrich, chris duckenfield, glance & chris gray, russ gabriel, richard davis, swayzak, richard davis and many more. His dj-career took him to clubs around the globe in cities like santiago de chile, barcelona, zurich, chicago, sao paolo, lisbon, capetown and many more.