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When Timo Maas and Loco Dice talks on behalf of an artist as a newcomer to watch, it’s the cue for the rest of dance music to stand up and take notice and this is the case of Gare Mat K.Having grew up in a musical environment, Gare was main influenced by 80's and 90's Synth Pop - New Wave styles, not only feeling with as part of, but pushing him up to encourage electronic music as his passion ever. Architect degree but musician soul, Gare Mat K drove the plane as head commander within his friends since early days, gathering ideas to produce his first appearing in his natal Bogota followed by memorable underground parties he made every month out of the police control, to let’s see how an interesting music career has began.Some years Gare Mat K passed working, finding and polishing his own sound from Colombia to USA looking for catch to his mentor artists and their sound the likes of Depeche Mode while touring on three times USA, besides main appearing from Sasha & John Digweed‘s Delta Heavy Tour as something that framed Gare’s live concept.With a big wall of vinyls collection from A to Z related labels and artists including Kompakt, Renaissance, Hooj and cuts from Bedrock besides an enviable set of compilation cds, Gare Mat K found his sound in the German Kraftwerk synth spirit from where he starts adding elements to his cornerstone from different bands such as Depeche Mode, Dead Can Dance, Joy Division, Jean Michel Jarre, Brian Eno and William Orbit among others.Travelling constantly between Los Angeles, Virginia, Miami and Bogota, Gare Mat K is invited to play alongside some of world top Djs in a series of parties run by Clubland – Argentina along with Colombian most recognized promoter, bringing him the opportunity to perform alongside a wide list of important names including exclusive warm up parties with hand claps from John Digweed and Danny Howells, Sasha, BT, Stelios Vassiloudis, Danny Rampling, Sander Kleinenberg, Da Hool, Hatiras, Pole Folder and Hernan Cattaneo among others. Gare Mat K has worked in the movement of electronic music for over a decade with several top DJ's and leading record labels. His music catalogue includes over 30 releases in the past three years, becoming him in one of the 'on demand' artists within the sophisticated dance music industry by a series of original and innovative remixes.Re-working and remixing the likes of Underworld, Daft Punk, Alex Dolby, Alex Young, Kazell, Anthony Pappa, Jeff Bennett, Tom Pooks, Jonathan Lisle, Federico Epis and Home Video, Gare has produced such outstanding gems featured already on ZYX Germany, Baroque United Kingdom, 19 Box Japan, Hypnotzd Musik Brazil, Red Light District Netherlands, Kraft Germany and his own imprint Progrezo Records.Several of his releases have been featured in compilations world over along with Hermanez, Kruse & Nurenberg, Martin Eyerer, Oliver Klein, Martinez, Stefano Noferini, Rainer Weichhold, Lutzenkirchen, Alex D'elia, Phunk Investigation and Nihil Young among others.Gare Mat K' releases have reached success on numerous occasions at top of charts including Beatport and Juno Records. He has been remixed by huge industry names such as Alex Dolby, best Beatport' Minimal artist in 2009 Alex Young and Ben Coda, achieving strong support from a wide list of industry makers including Sasha, Timo Maas, Nick Warren, Hernan Cattaneo, Tom Pooks, Pole Folder, Anthony Pappa, Randall Jones, Flash Brothers, Eelke Kleijn, Kosmas Epsilon,Kasey Taylor and Pole Folder among others.His DJ skills have been the key to compile 3 CDmix and a numerous of Digital ones, showcasing best of his repertoire along with exclusive productions from world top artists and tomorrows best talents.His first compilation 2xCDmix "Comunicacion" released on vinyl-cd, not only got strong support from the specialized media, but rated 8/10 showing out his impeccable music selection and thinking- forward head including gems from Pitch & Hold, Jimmy Van M, Jim Rivers, Nick Warren, Mike Miller, Tim Davison and Christian Cambas; in addition to exclusive edits and a stomped remix Gare made to Hungarian Lank.His second compilation "Contact traumfahrt" was recorded next to Beatport’ best Minimal artist in 2009 awards, Alex Young, bringing with a strong music selection by 22 tracks including Gare Mat K's memorable track "Whos Gonna Drive" next to some of his close label partners like BPitch Ctrl is."Parallelism" was the third compilation CDmix in the list, but now met up the Italian icon Alex Dolby to feature such a unforgettable album showing in their most recent pearls including a huge remix to Jeff Bennett's Tryckz track along with latest releases from Christian Smith, Namtrak, Martinez, Chaim, Telefon Tel Aviv, Carlo Lio and of course Alex Dolby among others.As head of Progrezo Records has released more than 200 EPs, a long list of singles and specialized albums from cutting-edge talents within the finest electronic music featured on Vinyl, Digital and CD, bringing Progrezo Records to a new level as part of one of the most prestigious music management companies in Germany that has under its belt labels including Cocoon, Pacha, Bpitch Ctrl, Cassius, Playhouse, Souvenir, Swayzak, Herzog Hospital and Trauma among others with a huge music catalogue available over 450 online stores including AmazonMP3, iTunes, Beatport, Vodafone, Napster, as well as large music consultants, publishers, TVand radios.Through Progrezo Records monthly radio shows on DI.FM and friskyRadio, Gare Mat K shares to his followers, the most exclusive stuff from his own and from Progrezo Records' artist around the world; besides a dedicated online radio broadcasting from Europe 24/7 to the internet world with scrobble to last.fm subscribers, featuring guests the likes of John Aqcuaviva, Thomas Schumacher, Martin Eyerer, Timo Garcia, Dave Pezzner, DJ 19, Italoboyz, Noah Pred, Stefano Greppi, Stel, Loco Dice, Ellen Allien, Chaim, Kiki, Jahcoozi and more.With a clear signature by thinking-forward sound, Gare Mat K build strongly his name within the sophisticated electronic music industry driving straight to top of techno and minimal roof without doubt.

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