selected music #12 mixed by Ben Champell
Ben Champell' s sound is a mix of dark pressing techno beats and hooking melodic tech-house tunes all in a lower range of speed than techno music is usually played. He is calling it "Downtempo Techno". Within the past 8 years Ben released his tracks & remixes on labels like Funkn Deep, Complexed Records, Stick Recordings or OnOff Recordings to name only a few. Musicwise his homebase he found at Complexed Records and Blufin Records based in Cologne. Since 2012 Ben has been always productive, he composed over 180 original tracks and did remixes for artists like Belocca, Ash Roy or Christian Hornbostel.
He also gets huge support from some big names of the business like Richie Hawtin, Paco Osuna, Drumcomplex, Claude van Stroke, DJ Hell and many others constantly. Ben built a reputation for playing powerful and dynamic sets in clubs and open air festivals around Europe including his personal highlights Decadance in Gent , Belgium. Waagenbau in Hamburg, Muck in Giessen alongside stars like Marco Bailey, Green Velvet, Dr. Motte a.m.o .. He also is a well-known guest artist at Sisyphos Berlin where he smashed the legendary Hammahalle or Dampfer with his 4-5 hours sets. The latest releases on the market where on Complexed Records where he dropped "Tension" including a bomb remix by Dino Maggiorana. As well his track "Runaway" was released on Funkn Deep Records. Upcoming releases on Amber, Complexed and BluFin are confirmed.
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A style of fast, heavy electronic dance music, typically with only a few or no vocals.
Blending the warmth of house music with the cold structural precision of techno, tech house bridges the divide.
Minimal fuse elements from House, Techno and Electronica - deep and almost endless tone sequences characterize this style.
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Slower techno-style with saturated delays, heavy reverb in ice cold atmosphere.