*** With feeling and understanding ***
“I could probably have been a magician instead of a DJ,” says the up-and-coming Berlin resident MATE. Indeed, even without a white rabbit or top hat, MATE conjures up today’s finest electronic trickery behind the decks: sets which captivate the Berlin club scene with grooves, melodies and a healthy sprinkle of merriment.
Whether it’s in the legendary BAR25, Salon zur wilden Renate or Golden Gate, standing alongside names such as David Keno, Stimming, Sven Dohse and many others... MATE is the always-up-for-it sourcerer’s apprentice who has no other aim in mind when he plays than to leave his pleasant, uplifting musical mark on the party. And his success of recent years – in Berlin, Germany and beyond – shows that the formula works: “My music isn’t meant to make people think, it’s meant to make them dance.” And what could ...