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Oliver Backens

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Oliver’s career in the music industry started in 1989, when he got a job as a DJ in a small club in Hamburg, playing R&B and Hip Hop. Later on different resident jobs in popular clubs in Hamburg kept him busy.
He was playing together with DJs from De La Soul, MC Light etc.

From 1995 he worked as a booking DJ rocking the clubs all over Europe.

A few years later he met his first production partner Ka$h, which resulted in the successful cooperation and friendship. Together they brought to life projects like House-O-Motic, Wild Switch, Dos Boys etc. which were released by Warner, EMI, Edel and many more other Record Companies. Remixes for Techniotronic (Pump Up The Jam), Sqeezer, Hubert Kah etc. made their names well-known outside Germany!!

It was just a matter of time before Oliver started working in other fields of the music industry. The head of the most famous Promotion Company in music industry in Germany – Plattenmann, asked him to work as A&R. His input into promotion brought lots of artists and projects into the German Charts.

In 2003 Oliver took the position of A&R at Clubland Records.
Clubland Records resleased big club tunes like Master Blaster -Hipnotic Tango, How Old Are U etc, Avantgarde - Get Down (Again), Ian Carey pres. The Good Guys – Loose Control, Stonebridge – Put `Em High, Steve`N`King – Bounce, Disco Kings – Born To Be Alive, Sunloverz – Shine On and many more.

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  • ollrich

    new single on traxsource Oliver Backens&Stefan Gruenwald feat. Jose Valdes -La Magia official release will be on 28th of sept 07 ! check the web: www.myspace.com/oliverbackens

    5 Sep 2007 Reply
  • ollrich

    check out our latest track Oliver Backens&stefan Gruenwald - Alive, !

    17 Jul 2007 Reply
  • ollrich

    Commin`soon Mas Que Nada Deep Melange vs Oliver Backens&Stefan Gruenald !

    9 Jul 2007 Reply

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