Markus Detmer's mixes are mixes without borders. For 15 years he’s playing in festivals and clubs around the world, presenting his sensitive sound collages of Psychedelic Music, Exotica, Jazz, Post Punk, Krautrock, Reggae and Electronic music from the 1920s to the 21st century. Creating warm and cosy atmospheres, Markus’ DJ sets are aural movies both for extreme dancers and adventurous listeners, telling love stories with always happy endings !
Also founder and manager of the label Staubgold since 1998, Detmer created an acknowledged and acclaimed brand for experimental and electronic music from around the world. Its roster can boast internationally known names like The Flying Lizards, Faust, To Rococo Rot, Kammerflimmer Kollektief, Ekkehard Ehlers and Oren Ambarchi. In 2003, the label shifted its base from Cologne to Berlin and moved further to Perpignan in France in 2011.
Markus Detmer is also part of Klangwart, a minimalistic electronic duo formed in 1996 with Timo Reuber.