LISSAT

LISSAT

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For over 20 years now, Jens Lissat is one of the biggest names in the club scene. Insiders gave him the nickname "Godfather Of Techno".. His extraordinary carrer startet in... read more
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Biography

Location: Cologne, Germany Germany
Real Name: JENS LISSAT
Genre: House, Techno
Alias/Collaboration: LISSAT & VOLTAXX
Labels: 303LOVERS, Bitrate Records, Born To Dance, Central Station Records, Creme Royale, Definitive Recordings, Demeanour, Discopolis, Dynamic Musik, Egoiste, Great Stuff Recordings, Groove Fanatics, Hotfingers, Hussle Recordings, Interlabel-Music, Juicy Music, Kickin Records, Kingdom Kome Cuts, Kisu Music, Kontor Records, Kosmo Records, Leaders Of The New School, Lucent Recordings, Matinee Recordings, Milk & Sugar, Ministry Of Sound (Germany), Netswork Records, Opaque Music, Perc Trax, Reeperbahn Recordings, Scream & Shout Recordings, Seamless Recordings, Seamless Traxx, Sneakerz Muzik, Spinnin' Records, Stealth Records, Stereo Poems, Sureplayer Black Label, Tactical Records, Tempered Records, The Source, Tiger Records, Toolroom Records, Vendetta Records

For over 20 years now, Jens Lissat is one of the biggest names in the club scene. Insiders gave him the nickname “Godfather Of Techno”.. His extraordinary carrer startet in Hamburg when the early days of disco music began (1979). He started collecting records and learned mixing by himself. He played in all the hip locations at that time. 1987 he released his first record which similar was the" first "german House record as well. The track was called “Work The House Sound”. In 1990 he created one of the biggest selling techno anthems ever “Who Is Elvis” with his partner Ramon Zenker. At the same time they launched their own label “No Respect Records”. From now on he played on raves and in clubs around the whole world, just to mention a few: Mayday, Loveparade, Tribal Gathering, Nature One etc. . During the years his successful story continued with tracks like: “der Erdbeermund”, “Offshore – I can`t take the power”, “Interactive – Dildo, …Elvis, Amok, Forever Young…”. After all he released more than 250 productions so far. His current sound is a kind of electro&tech-styled Housemusic. He is still a workaholic with his studio-partner Voltaxx.

Lissat & Voltaxx are Jens Lissat and Marco Wolters, working together since 2006. Their tracks are released on trendbreaking labels like Toolroom, Great Stuff, 303 Lovers, Hotfingers, Stealth, Spinnin and Ministry of Sound.

The “L & V” style varies between House, Tech House, and a touch of Progressive.

2008 was a very succesful year for them, as they remixed the No.1 UK song “Silence” by Delerium, which also hit the top 10 charts in over 8 countries. The biggest success 2008 was in September, with their own track “Release yourself”. The track charted at No.1 position on most digital stores.

2009 was a good year as well, they did some hot remixes for Roger Sanchez, Tom Novy, Stefano Noferini, Nick Bridges, Austin Leeds and a lot more! Their own track on Sneakerz Muzik and the two releases “Sunrise Over Mali” and “The Music And Me” on Toolroom’s “Leaders Of The New School” were in most of all DJ playlists around the globe! The Remix of Stefano Noferini’s track “Burundi” was even in the David Guetta Beatport Top Ten (December).

2010 they released on “303Lovers/Hotfingers” with an essential tune called “8 Days In Kazintip” which was “top 3” in the Beatport House Charts. Because of that they played the Opening Party in Kazantip/Ukraine in August 2010. They also released their Toolroom/LONS single called “High & Horny” with contained an impressing remix package. Their Remix for Tomcraft’s “Loneliness” also made it into the top 10 Beatport charts. They released remixes for Saeed Younan, Hoxton Whores, and Peter Rauhofer. The remix of Tom Novy’s “Now Or Never” reached number 2 in the Beatport house charts. Their Toolroom/LONS production “Et Moi” was another Beatport top 10 banger. Also Lissat & Voltaxx mixed & compiled the album “Leaders of the new school 2010” for Toolroom!

Collaborations 2010:

- DJ Chus, Lissat & Voltaxx – Vuela Paloma (Toolroom), was a no1 in Spain and number 2 on Beatport

- Lissat & Voltaxx vs Manuel de la Mare – Club around the world (Hotfingers, 303 Lovers) was a top 10 on Beatport

- Lissat & Voltaxx vs Paul Thomas & Russel G – The real life (Spinnin) was also a top 10 on Beatport

2011 started with a remix for Milk & Sugar “Hey Nah Neh Nah” which supported the track immensely becoming a huge European Chart success. Remixes for Hed Kandi, CR2 Records and Starlight all charted.

Their own release on Stealth Records “Aye Que Linda” got heavy rotation worldwide. Again a remix for Tom Novy (“Your Body”) is made and goes straight Top10 at Beatport House Charts. Also their own track “The Sunken Bells Of Ibiza” on Great Stuff was a No.1 in UK’s Tracksource and #13 in Beatport techhouse charts. Their track “Ohanoa” on Spinnin Records is one of the craziest of the year.

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