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Berlin, Germany

Bar25, Heinz Music, k:lender
Empro Beatport


To describe Empro’s music proximately you might think of words like trippy, twisted, dynamic, organic and fucked-up in a nice way. His uplifting TechHouse sound makes the party crowd dancing all night long in Berlins world-famous clubs like Bar25 and Panorama Bar.

Grown up end of the 80s in Thuringia Empro (original name Mathias Proppé) was interested in the multiplicity of electronic music since the mid-90s.

After excursions through all different styles of electronic music he rapidly became an active part of the scene. Attracted to Minimal Techno, he constantly rocked the dancefloors with his powerful enduring sets. His first DJ gig was below Alexanderplatz at Underground Berlin in 2003. Numerous gigs followed and shortly afterwards he played in the city’s established clubs like Watergate, Tresor, Maria, WMF, Polar Tv and Casino.

Once involved in the music community Restrealitaet, he founded the booking agency Mind The Crap together with Ruede Hagelstein, Rejne Rittel and Tanna Enderlein, the former booker of Watergate, in December 2004.

Furthermore he is the initiator of several party series in and around Berlin like HomeSweetHome (in co-operation with Marcus Meinhardt) and Betriebsfeier.

Annually during the summer months he supports the Europe-wide known Melt!Festival with organizing the Sleepless Floor. He is also involved in festivals like SonneMondSterne, Fusion, Sonar OFF and Secret Iceland. At Berlin, Beats and Boats he represents HomeSweetHome with an own party boat.

Apart from organizing parties Empro is with priority active as a label artist. Since 2006 he is producing together with Sven Jozwiak. Kleine Hafenrundfahrt – the first release of Empro & Jozwiak – appeared in January 2008 on Upon.You Records. Various productions and remixes followed on national and international labels like Bar25, Kassette, Kalender, Qt Records, No Dough Music, Dyami and Freizeitglauben.