Loco Dice is widely considered to be one of thecornerstones of the electronic music community, both alynchpin for and driving force behind house & techno musicfor well over a decade.T hrough a finely-balanced combination of breaking artistsvia his highly influential record label Desolat; his ownaccomplishedproduction catalogue for imprints such as M_nus, Cadenza,Ovum, Four:twenty and Cocoon; and his legendary DJ setsacross the globe, Dice has forged a reputation that hasseen him enter the small band of elite underground DJ’s.His appeal stems from a particular skill that DJs spend alifetime trying to hone. In Dice this is inherent. His ability topuzzle together intangible moods and tap into a crowdscollective consciousness fuels his internal cinematic view ofmusic.As the highly respected tastemakers Resident Advisorexplained in their Top 100 Poll »what sets him apart isn‘twhat he plays, but the way he plays«. His unique mixingstyle is informed by a life-long affinity with Hip-Hop culture.His time as Hip-Hop DJ reached its pinnacle in the mid-90’swhen he toured with some of the genre’s leading artists. Andhis musical journey appears to now be coming full circle.With the likes of ICE-T recently introducing him to the stageat Movement 2012 in Detroit, or Hip-Hop bible Vibe Magpinning him as »a most dominant dance music force, (whois) treated like royalty and respected like a God«, LocoDice’s appeal is a far-reaching as ever.