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 - Diarmaid O Meara

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Firmly planting himself in a front seat in the international Techno scene, be it through critically successful and supported tracks, complicated and intense three turntable performances, or his far reaching Gobsmacked brand and label... the Irish three deck techno peddler, Diarmaid O Meara, is a name that has quite rightly been etched into the minds of a sizeable and ever growing chunk of Europe’s even more sizeable and ever growing Techno cult.After an intensive and successful number of years of acclaimed releases and remix’s across numerous top labels, collaborations with numerous top artists, and being named at the beginning of 2009 as ‘One to Watch’ by M8 Mag UK... Diarmaid was branded as “One of Techno’s brightest new stars” in early 2010 by Tilllate Magazine following features in a myriad of music publications including Notion, Tilllate, CORE, DJ Mag and I-DJ, Connected, and radio and music tv features about the release of his Structured Noise and albums. This, alongside endless production work, collaborations, and a hectic gigging schedule alongside his uniquely intense, energetic, and entertaining style of three turntable techno mash up sets, has placed Diarmaid up there with his peers as one of the best in his field to emerge in recent years.Since his first vinyl release in 2007, Diarmaid’s style has been grabbing massive attention with releases across a myriad labels, an endless remix list, regular track support from countless giants of electronic music. Notably releasing Dave Clarkes number one track of 2010, selfish bass, almost constant airplay across UK and European radio stations, including BBC Radio 1, White Noise, ATL Dance Show, Absolute Technoise, RTE Radio, KISS FM, NRJ Radio, DI – FM, XFM, while also guest mixing and broadcasting exclusive sessions for most of these stations and many more. Including Dave Clarke’s White Noise, Clash Music Magazine’s Series, Dr Hoffmanns Blindspot, Mastertraxx, BBC ATL etc and bringing his intense mixing style to clubs and radios across Europe. Regular live dates have included a blast of European cities with regular appearances in his current stomping ground of Berlin... Not to mention his label Gobsmackeds Sessions Podcast Series which has been pushing artists big and small since mid 2010 through several global radio/digital stations.As one of the UK and Irelands busier techno producers and releasers, his collaborations and remixes to date include hero’s like A.Paul, Robert Armani, Mike Humphries, Space DJz, Patrick DSP, Vegim, Niereich, Go!Diva, Luke Creed etc. on labels including Gobsmacked, Potential, Mastertraxx, Nachtstrom Schallplatten, Naked Lunch etc, and his 2010 album “Structured Noise” was nominated for Best Album 2010 and his label Gobsmacked for Best Label multiple times in the Irish dance Music Awards. Constantly following on these successes with a broad spectrum of projects constantly on the horizon, numerous and continuous upcoming releases across some of the genre’s finest labels, not to mention his own Gobsmacked label, which is close to celebrating its 100th release, and a strong work ethic... Diarmaid’s name will keep appearing regularly in the statutes techno as he pushes the boundaries of noise and ingenuity the production, performance, and promotion of electronic music.

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