Heart Beat w./ Marcus Henriksson aka Son Kite/ Minilogue From house to techno in Saigon

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Heart Beat w./ Marcus Henriksson aka Son Kite/ Minilogue
16
Mar
2018

Heart Beat w./ Marcus Henriksson aka Son Kite/ Minilogue

  • Location:104 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Venue:The Lighthouse
  • Length:21:00 – 0:500 17 March 2018

► INTRO:  As you are used of Heart Beat, once more the line up cemented by 2 Techno heavy weights. First this Nordic hero is leaving his marks for over 25 years in the scene, not only as DJ but most certainly also as producer with 8 albums and 80 vinyl singles under his belt. You know him as Minilogue, Son Kite and Nobody Home. We are talking about Swedish Yoga fanatic and part time hermit, Marcus Henriksson. Second to the line up, the Italian export London based classic Techno dinosaur Marco Lenzi. A close friend ever since we’ve met him in Saigon some years back. Get to know our special guests, please read their bios below. ► Playlist: https://soundcloud.com/heart-beat-saigon/sets/heart-beat-w-marcus-henriksson
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:::::MARCUS HENRIKSSON▲ Home Records [SWE]
::::::: MARCO LENZI ▲ Molecular, Missile Records [UK]
:::::::: CHRIS WOLTER ▲ Heart Beat
:::::::::::VISUALS by EROL ▲ Heart Beat
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►Marcus Henriksson [aka Son Kite / Minoloque / Nobody Home] LABELOWNER Home Reccords, Baluns, Digital Structures RECORDING ARTIST ON Cocoon Traum, Baroque, Mule, Wagon Repair, Harthouse, Headzone, Frankfurt beats and many, many more. Marcus Henriksson musical signature; Musical vibrations that brings forth the inner journey. Painting landscapes and images for the dancer and listener to travel within. Journeys not bound by styles. Authentic electronic dance music connected to nature.

Nature, meditation, yoga, shamanism, and his 24+ years experience in the dance music scene makes him a unique artist in the modern music scene. Today Marcus is touring the world under his own name. Expressing music in all kinds of ways as live artist and dj.
Creating unique dance music journeys not bound by styles or trends but with loving intention to inspire and ignite the spirit within!
Musical vibrations that brings forth the inner journey. Painting landscapes and images for the dancer and listener to travel within. Journeys not bound by styles. Authentic electronic dance music connected to nature, with loving intentions to ignite the spirit within. – This is one way to describe Marcus musical signature as an artist.

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▬▬▬▬▬▬THE STARTERS, SIDE DISHES AND DESSERTS▬▬▬▬▬
►SPECIAL GUEST MARCO LENZI
born in Livorno, Italy and raised in Rome, where as a teenager he got into clubbing, record collecting and mastered his DJ technique.
Marco moved to London in ‘88 and got into the acid house music scene. He was at the heart of 2 of the best record stores in London – Silverfish and Eukatech.
Marco is a techno veteran who has been producing, remixing and playing all over the world for the best part of 2 decades, taking his minimal and funky sound to the masses.
Techno peppers his sets, and he now bravely labels himself a minimalist. “Sometimes with a trend, people are like sheep and follow it,” he explains. “But I have been playing and producing minimal techno for a very long time. Minimal techno has been around for nearly 15 years. It’s not a new thing.” Indeed, it was the original minimal godfather Robert Hood who included Marco’s ‘Taboo’ on his recent Fabric CD – testament to Lenzi’s authenticity of touch if ever one was needed. read more here
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►CHRIS WOLTER hailing from Hanse city Rostock, with a very active scene, as we all have experienced these past years. At least 5 guests from the Rostock area come over to Saigon. Chris is already more than 7 years part of the Vietnamese culture and of course founding father (Papa) of Heart Beat. Made his debut in 2004 as DJ and in 2008 his first set in Vietnam during the Hanoi Soundstuff Festival. Now also performing and releasing under his alias Phuc Long on HRBR a new imprint with BAX as head honcho. And in 2018 expect several EP’s from his hand after the relaunch of Heart Beat Recordings, now rebranded as Pink Room records. Listen to Chris

►VISUALS by EROL – no light show will be needed, standing all night besides the DJ’s this one man live show called Erol produces the visuals that will entangle with the sonic typhoon the artist create and release. It is the Lightning going with the storm, the techno Viking god  in person and hard NOT to get hypnotized by his creations. 

► CÁI GÌ ĐÂY? Đã quá quen thuộc với Heart Beat, một lần nữa lineup được 2 techno-sĩ hạng nặng tham gia. Thứ nhất là người anh hùng đến từ Bắc phương đến ghi dấu ấn năm thứ 25 chinh chiến, không chỉ là một DJ mà đồng thời là một producer với 8 album và 80 single vinyl đã chạm tay. Chúng ta biết đến anh dưới tên Minilogue, Son Kite và Nobody Home. Đương nhiên chúng ta đang nói tới nghệ sĩ đến từ Thụy Điển cuồng yoga và ở ẩn bán thời gian Marcus Henriksson. Nhân vật thứ hai là nghệ sĩ Ý sống tại London, khủng long techno cổ điển Marco Lenzi. Một người bạn thân của chúng tôi kể từ khi gặp nhau giữa Sài Gòn nhiều năm về trước. Muốn biết thêm về những vị khách của chúng ta, hãy đọc tiểu sử của họ bên dưới.

►Marcus Henriksson [còn sử dụng các nghệ danh Son Kite / Minoloque / Nobody Home] CHỦ HÃNG ĐĨA Home Reccords, Baluns, Digital Structures NGHỆ SĨ TRÌNH DIỄN tại Cocoon Traum, Baroque, Mule, Wagon Repair, Harthouse, Headzone, Frankfurt beats và nhiều nơi khác. Marcus Henriksson có dấu ấn âm nhạc tạo thành từ những rung động âm nhạc thôi thúc cuộc hành trình hướng về nội tâm. Tô vẽ ra những khung cảnh và hình ảnh để người nghe và người nhảy có thể du ngoạn. Các cuộc hành trình ấy không bịphong cách trói buộc. Nhạc điện tử thuần chất và kết giao với thiên nhiên.

Thiên nhiên, thiền, yoga, phép phù thủy, và 24 năm kinh nghiệm trình diễn nhạc biến Marcus thành một nghệ sĩ riêng biệt trong âm nhạc hiện đại. Ngày nay Marcus đang lưu diễn vòng quanh thế giới bằng tên thật của mình. Thể hiện âm nhạc đủ mọi thể loại và phong cách của một nghệ sĩ diễn live và đồng thời là một dj. Tạo ra những hành trình âm nhạc không bịphong cách hay xu thế mà bởi ý định muốn khơi gợi và làm bừng cháy linh hồn bên trong!

VỚI SỰ THAM GIA CỦA

►Thông Tin KHÁCH Đặc Biểt = MARCO LENZI Marco sinh ở Livorno, lớn lên ở Rome, nơi cậu thiếu niên Marco đã tham gia club, sưu tập đĩa và rèn giũa kỹ năng DJ. Anh đến London sống sau chuyến viếng thăm kéo dài 1 tuần năm 1988 và bện chặt vào bối cảnh nhạc house.
Marco thuộc về 2 trong số những hiệu đĩa nổi tiếng nhất London – Silverfish và Eukatech.
Khi không phấp phới trên không trung đến khắp nơi lưu diễn, Marco tập trung sức lực cho studio và tìm kiếm những âm thanh, phong cách mới. Anh đang produce những ấn phẩm kế tiếp cho Molecular và nhiều label khác, với một dự án album cá nhân đang ấp ủ. Âm nhạc sẽ luôn là một phần không thể thiếu trong đời sống của Marco
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FULL BIO http://heartbeatsaigon.com/marco-lenzi-techno-saigon-nightlife-october/

►CHRIS WOLTER: [Đức] đến từ Rostock, thành phố vùng Hanse, nơi có một bối cảnh âm nhạc luôn chuyển động, như những gì anh đã cho thấy suốt 2 năm qua. Ít nhất đã có 5 vị khách đến Việt Nam từ Rostock xa xôi. Chris, anh đã sống 7 năm trong văn hóa Việt Nam và dĩ nhiên không ai khác chính là người sáng lập (bố chưa già) của Heart Beat. Ta sẽ thưởng thức âm thanh đặc trưng nhất, mang đậm dấu ấn của anh với quả bom techno Scorpion, Bubi. Trở thành DJ cách đây đúng 10 năm, và 2008 với màn ra mắt Việt Nam tại festival điện tử nổi tiếng Hanoi Soundstuff.

► VISUALS: EROL – không cần tới ánh sáng sặc sỡ, chúng ta vẫn chiêm ngưỡng được những hình ảnh quyện với âm thanh điêu luyện. Bị thôi miên không có gì là lạ, không bị mới LẠ, trước những tạo hình diễn ra ngay trước mắt,  liên tục, hoàn toàn

Full Bio Marcus:

Marcus fell in love with the dance and trance when he went to his first rave in the summer of 1993.
It was a profound experience that made him realize what his calling was.

As a child he grew up with a diverse musical input and inspiration. Listening to all kinds of music ranging from Jean Michel Jarre, Vangelis, Abba, Front 242, Classical, Skinny Puppy to name a few.
His older brother had an Amiga 500 computer with a sequencer program paired with a Korg synthesizer. This was Marcus first contact with the creation of music with a sequencer program. He was ten. His first inspiration to create a DJ mixtape came from a mega mix record called Max Mix 5, made by two Italians. They mixed all kinds of music together and also used effects on the mixes.
By the use of the tracking program, his brother’s synthesizer and his own records he created his first mix tape.

The music.
The following years after Marcus first contact with the rave culture he went to countless events in Sweden and Denmark.
Many times dancing for more than 10 hours straight without using any substances or alcohol. It was an important part of his life. It was also here he experienced that the rave gathering had something more to it than just dancing.

At 18, Marcus was shy and introverted person. Dancing for that many hours was liberating and transformational for him. The fears and shyness was loosing it’s grip. The dance and rave was giving him something more and to him it felt like taking part in some mystical ritual or cerimony.

Marcus and a group of friends started creating their own raves and mixtapes during this period. They called themselves Toxomniac.
In Marcus’ early DJ years, he was playing music like Jammin’ Unit, Hardfloor, Air Liquide, Purple Plejade, Basic channel, Massimo Vivona, Der Dritte Raum and record labels such as Harthouse, Headzone, Frankfurt beats, Djax upbeats, Eye Q to name a few.

In 1997 Marcus met Sebastian Mullaert and Christian Steiner.
They had just started to create chill out music together and Christian had studio equipment.
They became friends and this was the beginning of the trio Trimatic.
Two years later, 1999 Marcus and Sebastian released their first album under the name Son Kite. It was also here they started touring the world.

By this time the previously underground rave culture had changed and club culture had started. The dance music was divided into many different styles of music. Techno, trance, house, drum & bass, psychedelic trance and so on.
The division of the genres was not something Marcus believed in and he was still in it for the dance and trance experience. But the modern music scene needed to place Son Kite into a genre and for this reason Son Kite started playing in the psychedelic trance music scene.
They released over 20 vinyl singles on various labels and 4 albums with the Son Kite project.
During the years 2000 – 2007 Marcus was living in the city of Malmö in Sweden.
Marcus and Sebastian were working closely together in their joined basement studio, High-Hat Studio.
At the same time they were running their own record labels Baluns and Digital Structures together with their friend Peter Svegrup.

In 2001, Marcus met with Karl-Axel Bissler. A fellow musician who had the same burning passion and they clicked. Out of that meeting came a lot of inspiration that was put into the Minilogue and Son Kite music.
At the same time Marcus also met with Fredrik “NOS” Holm. A multi-talented local artist and a fellow raver from the good old days. He was also an inspiration to Marcus and had a deep knowledge about analogue synthesizers.
These two friends need to be mentioned for they where part of the shaping of the sound coming out of Marcus.

In 2000 Marcus and Sebastian started another alias; Minilogue.
They have released over 40 vinyl singles on labels such as Cocoon, Traum, Baroque, Mule, Wagon Repair
In 2008 they released their debut double album “Animals” on Cocoon recordings.

The following years Minilogue became a big success and they where touring the world and playing all the “big” clubs and techno festivals around the globe.
Playing live shows on the same line up as Sven Väth, Ricardo Villalobos, Richie Hawtin, Josh Wink and many more from the club music elite.

​Marcus also made many music collaborations with other artists during the years.
Karl Axel Bissler and Marcus released a few vinyl singles together.

In 2008 IMPS (Mule electronic) album came out. A collaboration between Marcus, Sebastian Mullaert, Ian Chaplin and Philip Rex.

In 2011 Koss / Henriksson / Mullaert (Mule Electronic) double album. A collaboration between Marcus, Kuniyuki Takahashi

Marcus was also playing live electronic dance music improvisation concerts together with Mathew Jonson and Sebastian Mullaert for many years. Did many legendary concerts with this trio.

In 2007 Marcus suffered from various physical illnesses. He experienced pain in his joints, stomach and heart. He went to western doctors for help and examinations. But they could not really find out what was wrong and started giving him pills.
The western medicines reduced the pain but as soon as he stopped using them the pain came back. The doctors could still not see what was causing the illnesses.
Marcus became troubled by this and he felt that no one could help him solve his problems.
Marcus close friend Karl recommended a book about Ayurveda, meditation and yoga. This book inspired him to try this method since nothing else was working. So he started practicing meditation and yoga daily. And to his surprise it helped him and the problems were lessening.
After 2 weeks of daily practice all of his ailments were gone!

Through these tools Marcus healed himself from the problems that western doctors could not help him with. This was proof enough for Marcus to re-evaluate the whole western medicine approach.
The meditation fascinated him. Something he could recognize from all the years of trance dancing.
His curiosity and passion for the big questions in life were making him dive deep into advanced meditation and yoga techniques to learn more. The inner working and the use of mediation tools became Marcus biggest passions for the coming years.

From the explorations with meditation and yoga Marcus felt a need to change his life.
In 2007 Marcus moved out from the city and into a house in the woods. Remotely situated from villages and neighbours, here he built his studio.

He explored the solitary life and was doing his own meditation retreats that could last for days. Marcus worked as a meditation and yoga teacher during this period.
The insights and findings out of these inner explorations he channelled into the musical output of the Minilogue and Son Kite projects.

The connection between rave, meditation, trance states to ancient rituals and into shamanism and mysticism interested him deeply.
Marcus believes in ancient traditional rites and that we humans have used the dance ritual since the beginning of time to connect to nature and ourselves.
What we call rave and dance music culture is our connection to the age old dance ritual that we humans have been using since the dawn of time.

The use of psychoactive substances such as plant medicines while dancing is something we humans have been doing for thousands of years. It is part of our nature to use these tools in order to connect and heal ourselves. They are medicines. But they need to be use in the right way in order to make benefits instead of harm.
When these psychoactive plant medicines are used for healing and spiritual purposes they are sometimes called entheogens. A word to describe the medicine in another way with less connection to drugs and the war on drugs
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The connection between the ritual, dance and entheogens is a link to what we call Rave and dance culture. The dance ritual that we humans have been experiencing since the dawn of time. It’s becomes an important ancient rite if we choose to use it in that way.

The deep interest in shamanism and entheogens led him further to discover Carl Gustav Jung and his work.

But the music was his calling.

During the years 2007 – 2017 Marcus was living in a house in the woods. A life away from cities and neighbours. A life close to nature. A life with meditation, yoga and shamansim combined with music.
In 2013 Minilogue released their second album “Blomma”.
It was created out in his studio in the woods.
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In 2014 the music software company Ableton Live made a documentary about Minilogue and how the music was created. Here the viewer got a glimpse into the lifestyle Marcus was living.
The documentary was named after Marcus’ vision of how he tries to express the music “As human as possible”.

Nature, meditation, yoga, shamanism and his 24+ years of experience in the dance music scene makes him a unique artist in the modern music scene.
Expressing musical journeys not bound by styles or trends but with loving intention to inspire and ignite the spirit within the dancer.

“I wish to pay homage to our ancient ancestors, wishing for balance and peace. To unite, connect and protect, for humanity and for our brothers and sisters, we are humans co-creating our existence together, we are all in this together.
So let’s create an experience of balance, love and kindness for the sake of ourselves and humanity.”