Having dominated the world of competitive turntablists ESKEI83 naturally injects a hip-hop slant into every piece of music he touches. It’s clear from the millions of streams he has amassed that he excels at translating the frentic energy of his DJ sets into throbbing bassline fueled madness with an impeccable sense of crafting moving melodies. It’s this ability to balance the grit of the underground with what moves the masses that has made him uniquely positioned to dominate the world of trap and dubstep.
ESKEI83 is recognized throughout the world as one of Germany’s most honored and unrivaled DJ exports. His technical prowess is matched by few and his ability to read the room allows him to lead dancefloors on remarkably unique journeys into bass and open format music. This is the mark of a truly unique artist: equal parts story teller and vibe conductor. His blend of sub shaking bass and mind-bending turntablism has made him a sought-after DJ who has destroyed clubs and festivals from China to The States, India to South America, and Africa to Europe.
The 8-time DJ battle winner was the first German DJ to be crowned a Red Bull 3style World Champion. He clearly expresses an otherworldly understanding of how to manipulate the decks. His DJ mixes and routines have racked up millions of plays on YouTube, and in 2019 his exclusive mix for Apple Music was prominently featured on the front page of the Dance category for several weeks. While he possess a well-honed talent for completely demolishing the decks, ESKEI83’s equally matched skills in the studio have allowed him craft bottom heavy bombs that have shaken the subs of countless clubs and festivals. His singles have amassed tens of millions of streams leading to What So Not personally tagging ESKEI83 for an official remix of his smash hit “Beautiful.” His Future Bass anthem “Rave” is his largest tune to date. Not only has it garnered nearly 10 million plays on Spotify, in 2017 it was the most played song on Radio Fritz, one of Germany’s top radio stations. In 2018 ESKEI83 was blessed with one of the highest honors for a producer, a Gold Record for his work on Die Fantastischen Vier’s “Captain Fantastic.” And with dance music’s most iconic entertainers like Diplo, Alison Wonderland, UZ, Salvatore Ganacci, 4B, and What So Not all bagging his beats, plus releases on seminal labels like Flux Pavillion’s Circus Records, it’s clear that the fans are here for it.
Make no mistake, bearing witness to a live ESKEI83 set is an experience like no other. There’s no pointless knob twiddling for show. His movements are purposeful, and showcase his years of experience as a turntable technician.
He truly believes in the idea that “Real DJing is not dead.”