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Who is Teknobrat? Hailing from Montreal yet currently living in Ottawa, Teknobrat has been in the scene since 1987!
His prior musical training includes having studied the trumpet and piano at the Musical Academy in Canterbury High School in Ottawa. Teknobrat has worked for 11 years at
ABM Records in Ottawa, a dance music record shop selling all kinds of electronic music and with several European techno/house distributors such as INDISC, PIAS, PRIME, CYBER and KUBIK.
At this time, he has an ever-growing music library comprising of an astounding 5,000+ albums. The early Detroit techno sounds is in his blood and soul as well as the early Chicago acid House and Ghetto Trax sounds from the end of the 80’s early 90’s.
Teknobrat can been seen weaving Hard Tribal Techno/ Tech-House / Detroit Techno/Chicago HardHouse/ House and essential underground Disco Classics at the leading and underground parties.
In addition to playing these venues, he had his own techno house music radio show: LA TEKNOSPHERE RADIO SHOW on CHUO 89.1 FM, Ottawa, which aired from Sept 1997 to February 2005. Also he was the main host of the legendary techno house music radio show, PLANET RAVE, aired on CKCU 93.1 FM Ottawa, from 1991 to 1997.
He released his first vinyl offering, Teknobrat Trax Vol.1, on Komatsu Records (HOVE, BELGIUM) in 1997 and there is more releases on his record label Reptile Music Works, and other upcoming releases on global techno labels,
Last available Teknobrat releases include the summer 2004 progressive tech trance slammer TEKNOBRAT Breaks Of Death E.P on Ascend Recordings.
To name but a few, Teknobrat has played with Carl Cox, Richie Hawtin, John Acquaviva, Roy Davis Jr., Blake Baxter, Juan Atkins, DJ T-1000 (Alan Oldham), DJ ESP “Woody McBride”, Mike Dearborn, DJ Hyperactive, L.A. Williams, Sunkissed, Adam X, Dietrich, Mistress Barbara, Marco Carola, Gaetano Parisio, Yaz & Miko, Mateo Murphy, and DJ Preach.