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Max, real name Barmak Hatamian, got his first real break on the DJ circuit at trance night Hybernation, held at club Heaven, London in 1997. Max has a list of residencies to his name including stints at The Fridge, Brixton Academy, Soundshaft and Turnmills.
Predominantly a London based DJ playing Hard House, Trance and Techno, Max has also completed tours of Japan, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Holland, Finland, Canada & USA. In Japan he played in Osaka, Sendai, and the world famous Liquid Room in Tokyo. He has completed 5 tours of Australia including the Millennium celebrations. He has returned every year with Captain Tinrib, playing huge festivals such as Advenjah & Enchanted Forest and playing at Australiaâs most famous hard house club Hard Kandy. Other tours with Captain Tinrib has seen them playing in Japan, South Africa, Canada & the States.
Not content with mixing through the usual outlets, Max has also played on numerous internet radio stations, and other independent & major dance radio stations including, London (Interface & Tube FM), Toronto (1 Groove), San Francisco (Thump Radio), Sydney, Helsinki (Radio Helsinki) & Cape Town (Good Hope FM).
Any spare hours are filled with the task of running his record labels, Alien Trax, Human Trax and 2XS Recordings, which he co-owns with Amino (writer Paul Curtis ), and who, since 1996, have more than forty releases under their belt. Max & Amino write as partners as well as producing their own solo work and have completed work for labels such as Tinrib, Vicious Circle, Chug N Bump, DP, Split Screen and Shock Records. Max & Amino released their debut album “The Missing Files” on Alien Trax which will be followed by a double live pa album later on this year. Max has also teamed up with Dave Randall to bring fresh funky techno beats on their new label Powerkutz, which has three critically acclaimed releases so far.
Out in May 1999 Max Alien Trax mixed Extreme Clubbing Two. In October 2000, Max under one of his guises as The Alien Thing mixed Fish Tales Vol. 4 “Alien Lobster Abduction”. Also out the same year was their debut album, mixed by Max & Amino, “The Missing Files”.
Recent releases include collaboration with Captain Tinrib on Vicious Circle and releases on Elasticman as The alien Thing and collaboration with Lisa Storm as The Recyclists, including Nick Sentience & Ilogik remixes. Collaboration with Slim Jim on Brain Damage Recordings called “Would U?”.