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Steve Morell

Berlin, Germany

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Biography

Steve Morell, Musician, Producer, and founder of the record label “Pale Music Int.” and the German underground festival “Berlin Insane”.

Morell is currently focusing on the work for his new Solo Album “The Life and Death of Jimmy Pheres and his Rise from the Underworld. In 2010 the 12” single “Loneliness” was released, which included a remix by Alexander Hacke (Einstürzende Neubauten). The second single, “Lady Pheres” came out as a duet with Monica Pokorna May 2012. The full Album is going to be released early 2012 and includes a huge spectrum of guest musicians like N.U.Unruh (Einstürzende Neubauten), Andi Sexgang, Valerie Renay & Sebastian Lee Philipp (Noblesse Oblige), Hank J. Manchini (Kill the Dandies!), Martin Craft (Jarvis Cocker Band), Nackt (Warren Suicide), Kevin Mooney (Adam & The Ants), Carolin Werren etc.. The album is produced by Ragnar and Morell himself.

His current single & duet “Lady Pheres” is quoted as “the most beautiful melody of 2012” and compared with Duets like “Nick Cave & Kylie Minogue – Where the wild roses grow”, “Blixa Bargeld & Meret Becker – Stella Maris” & Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin (Wikipedia)

As the founding member of the DJ & remix duo “The Scandals’ he worked on Remixes & Collaborations for artists like: Miss Yetti, Bruder & Kronsädta feat. Nina Hagen, Eric D. Clark, Ascii Disko, Punx Soundcheck feat. Marc Almond, Pink Grease, Neonman, Beroshima, Lola Angst, Atomizer, Junesex, The Nihilists, Boy George, Trafalgar, Schwefelgelb, DJ Donna Summer und DJ Wool. ‘The Scandals’ have released two 12” Singles: “My Life Nightlife” and “Summer Cruising EP” feat. Eric D. Clark, as well as an album of their remixes: “Cutouts, Patchworks & Rippoffs”, which includes a track featuring Peaches. Since 2007 The Scandals have gone their own separate ways.

Steve Morell has produced remixes for: IAMX (UK), Mona Mur & En Esch, Gods of Blitz, The Vanishing, Kill The Dandies!, Martha & The Muffins, Shed, The Antiquark, The Stylists, Narcotic Fields, The Prostitutes & Warren Suicide, etc.

Steve Morell is currently not taking any remix requests until the forthcoming album is finished.

For Autumn / Winter 2012, a dance orientated 12!” single is on schedule: “Floating over the abbys of an unknown wasteland / Get it up” featuring vocals of Monica Pokorna and Valerie Renay and the cover art of Danielle De Picciotto.

In addition to his work as a musician Steve Morell is working as an actor in fashion and music videos including “Kanye West – Flashing Lights” by Martin de Thurah, “The Go Team! – Rolling Blackouts”, “Thunderbird Gerard – Leave It All Behind” etc. as well as in Paula Immich´s fashion video “The Damaged” for her new 2011 collection by Michaela Kühn. He will act as well in the forthcoming feature film “Love Spasm” by legendary American Underground Filmmaker Nick Zedd.

Beside of that Steve Morell is hosting the monthly Radio Show “The Zero Hour” on Reboot.FM UKW 88,4 (Berlin/DE) which has become one of the most listened radio show at the radio station. He is presenting in the show new music and is diving with guests into a 2 Hour interview session.