Party: Blaue Nacht welcomes Trapez Records


For the 3rd episode Blaue Nacht welcomes Trapez Records for the first label showcase in London.

Trapez is a sublabel of Traum Schallplatten, the Cologne-based powerhouse run by Triple R (aka Riley Reinhold) and Jacqueline Klein.

Home to five separate imprints: Traum, Trapez, Trapez Ltd, My Best Friend (aka MBF) and MBF Ltd, Traum Schallplatten have had recent releases by artists including Dominik Eulberg, Cosmic Sandwich (aka Steve Barnes), Nathan Fake, Audio Werner, Jeff Samuel, Oliver Hacke, 3 Channels, Daso, Break3000 and emerging artists Alex Under and Shane Berry.
In Triple R’s words, “Trapez stands for clublife, sweat and beats”, functioning more as DJ tools.

Tickets available on : Resident Advisor

 

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Artist of the month: Alex Flatner


The personal data sheet of Alex Flatner is abuzz famous projects, collaborations, labels and worldwide venues while he mostly remains the quiescent gentleman behind the scenes. Meeting him without knowing his remarkable stages of success would rather draw a picture of a congenial guy who has seen quite a lot of places worldwide and is convinced about himself but he rarely points out what he reached so far. To meet Alex is like seeing a long time friend and one would be quite surprised that Alex runs several prosperous labels, works as A&R manager, producer and DJ all over the globe.
Flatner’s mode of pure understatement factors out several facts which have to be mentioned talking about a matchless track record in music business: Besides being A&R manager for stuff like Harthouse, Plastic City and some more quality essentials and running his own imprints Gedankensport and Circle Music he has a broad ranged output taking course parallel to his full time multitasking business and travels throughout the countries every weekend. He released a fabulous mix CD (World Of Circle) linked with touring through France, India, Spain, Croatia, Germany, Poland and Russia.
Alex made a great effort signing artists as Sebastien Leger, Reboot, Robert Babicz , Ken Ishii, Valentino Kanzyani, Joey Beltram, Umek, Leandro Gamez, Bryan Zentz and Gui Boratto for his Circle Music imprint.
Being “stage director” and producer he has recently remixed Gui Boratto’s “Atol”,Terry Lee Brown Junior,s “Pulsar” or Steve Lawler’s “Almerina”, Mike Vamp,s “High On Heels” cooperates with the likes Lopazz (Get Physical), Anderson Noise, Joey Beltram, Toni Rios, Einzelkind and Santos. Appeared on Sven Väth “ In the Ninth Season ” (Cocoon) or Loco Dice Compilation”In The Lab”.

Check his last effort on Pokerflat: