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Biography

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A journey through space and time. The adventure starts in 1993. First analog synth, drum machine and mixer. Produces under the names MGDR, Loveform and before these two, Monoplex. 
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Minimalistic approach to producing experimental sound. As little equipment as possible, especially when performing live.
An oscillator, an esoteric delay, reverb, filter.
DJing vinyl, Traktor, Ableton or an hybrid of vinyl + ableton.
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Played shows with Speed-iD, MSBR, Rptort Shoot, Otas Logi-c, Kippu, Mystery Frequency, Incapacitants, Billy, Wataru Kishida, Leopaldon, Acid Panda, Terror ist, Pure etc. Toured Japan extensively since 1994 as Techno DJ and Experimental music live act.
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Analog equipment, modular, old pedals, new pedals, M4L.
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Production: Techno, Noise, Dronecore, Trap (Underground hip-hop, not that edm sh*t), Hi-Nrg, the list goes on.
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Djing TECHNO only, it’s hypnotic and seeing people dance is far more exciting than seeing people watch a stage.
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Publications: Photography & Graphic Design books published on Palacion, a multidisciplinary platform.
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Sources of inspiration: Rave and the Acid House movement, mid-80’s Belgian New Beat, The Baphomet, Katan dolls, cults from the Children of God to The Order of The Solar Temple, 50/60/70’s experimental electronic music, the films of Takashi Ito, Matthew Barney, Shinya Tsukamoto, Kenneth Anger, Sabu and Kiyoshi Kurosawa, death, black & thrash metal, ebm, goth, skateboarding, Ricoh GR cameras, night photo shoots @Shinjuku (Kabukicho, Golden Gai, Korea town), modules by Pittsburgh Modular, Make Noise, 4ms, Marbeau, Last Gasp Labs, M.A.S.F., Beast-Tek, WMD, clothes by the Antwerp Six, W.&L.T, Y-3, JC/DC, Hex-Antistyle, NBHD, early Stüssy, the Nowhere era in Ura-Harajuku, Kogaru/Yamanba/Morrio culture @late 90’s Shibuya 109 etc.
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MGDR’s clothes were produced in 2005/2008 for a few seasonal collections, mainly tops and accessories, in limited runs. In 2011 the label UNFRM started its activities and some items are still produced to this day.
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For booking inquiries, collaboration, distribution etc. > use the contact form above. Available for club performance, live (modular, pedals), dj (vinyl or traktor, ableton), art gallery event, exhibition of photography and graphic design, private events, design collaboration. Artists should send demos, graphics, photos for audition and future collabs.
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