Alexander Kowalski

Alexander Kowalski

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Alexander Kowalski
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Kowalski was born in 1978 in Greifswald, German Democratic Republic. He moved to Berlin with his family in 1986. In the beginning of the 90's the first techno releases from Detroit came to Berlin, and Kowalski was a big fan of those.
Later on, he started making music on his Amiga, and in 1997 he bought equipment with a friend and arranged a studio.
His first production "The Wide Theatre" was then released on the Tresor Headquarters Compilation (Tresor 094) under the name DisX3. That kick-started his career.

Techno has many faces - and in recent years, with the emergence of Alexander Kowalski, the German Techno scene has gained a new shooting star. At the end of the nineties he became known through his first live acts in Berlins' most known techno club, Tresor.

In 2002 he made his musical break-through with the release of his second full length, "Progress", an album which was highly acclaimed by both fans and critics alike. Today Alexander Kowalski is a new star in the Techno sky, and a greatly demanded live act, producer and remixer.

Kowalski elegantly fuses elements from classic Detroit and historical Berlin techno sound. His affection for sophisticated bass lines, deep beats and challenging arrangements breathes new life into Techno. He knows perfectly how to program his tracks to sound straight, deep, housy, dubby or funky - and this versatility is one of the reasons for his reputation under both ravers and underground-oriented techno nerds.

In August 2003 his new album "Response" appears on the German label Kanzleramt - and the critics are already enthusiastic: Kowalski is on the front cover of Raveline and Groove (08/2003), the two most important German dance music magazines.
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Alexander Kowalski Discography

Albums

KA55CD Alexander Kowalski Echoes (Album) Kanzleramt KA55CD Germany 2001 Sell This Version
KA67 Alexander Kowalski Progress (Album) Kanzleramt KA67 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
KA80 Alexander Kowalski, Diego Hostettler*, Dennis DeSantis Alexander Kowalski, Diego Hostettler*, Dennis DeSantis - Reasons (Album) Kanzleramt KA80 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
KA96CD Alexander Kowalski Response (Album) Kanzleramt KA96CD Germany 2003 Sell This Version
339917 Alexander Kowalski Changes (Album) Different, [PIAS] Recordings 339917 Russia 2006 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

unGleich 6 Agent Cooper / Alexander Kowalski Agent Cooper / Alexander Kowalski - Arte Facts unGleich unGleich 6 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
KA 47 Alexander Kowalski Dark Soul Kanzleramt KA 47 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
KA36 Alexander Kowalski Live(12") Kanzleramt KA36 Germany 2000 Sell This Version
KA 53 Alexander Kowalski Echoes Kanzleramt KA 53 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
KA64 Alexander Kowalski Progress Kanzleramt KA64 Germany 2001 Sell This Version
KA77 Alexander Kowalski Hot Spot (Girls Outside The Window) (Maxi) Kanzleramt KA77 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
KA 74-2 Alexander Kowalski All I Got To Know (Maxi) Kanzleramt KA 74-2 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
KA91 Alexanderkowalski* Belo Horizonte Kanzleramt KA91 Germany 2003 Sell This Version
KA102 Alexander Kowalski You Think You Know? (Funk D'Void Remix) / Emtec (De-constructed By The British Murder Boys) Kanzleramt KA102 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
KA108 Alexander Kowalski Days Of The Liar / Lock Me Up(12") Kanzleramt KA108 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
VOIDCOM010 Alexander Kowalski With Turner Alexander Kowalski With Turner - Lock Me Up(12") Voidcom VOIDCOM010 Germany 2004 Sell This Version
KA121 Alexander Kowalski Can't Hold Me Back Kanzleramt KA121 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
DIFB 1052 T, 451.1052.130 Alexander Kowalski House Of Hell (Maxi) Different, [PIAS] Recordings DIFB 1052 T, 451.1052.130 Belgium 2006 Sell This Version
DIFB 1068 MCD, 451.1068.021 Alexander Kowalski Start Chasing (Maxi) Different, Play It Again Sam [PIAS] DIFB 1068 MCD, 451.1068.021 Europe 2006 Sell This Version
451.1093.714 Alexander Kowalski Damage EP (EP) Different, Different 451.1093.714 Belgium 2008 Sell This Version
DMB001-6 Alexander Kowalski The Heat Of The Night (EP) Damage Music Berlin DMB001-6 Germany 2009 Sell This Version
Factor City 028 Alexander Kowalski Puesta De Sol(12") Factor City Records Factor City 028 Spain 2009 Sell This Version
DMB002 Alexander Kowalski / Extrawelt Alexander Kowalski / Extrawelt - Reset / Leaf 43 Damage Music Berlin DMB002 Germany 2010 Sell This Version
DMB004-6 Alexander Kowalski & Jake The Rapper* Alexander Kowalski & Jake The Rapper* - What's The Point?(12") Damage Music Berlin DMB004-6 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
DMB007 Alexander Kowalski Crossing The Borderline(12") Damage Music Berlin DMB007 Germany 2012 Sell This Version

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PhaseShifter

PhaseShifter

May 20, 2015
I Love Techno 2003 - History
flamman

flamman

January 16, 2005
edited over 11 years ago
It's the Kanzleramt sound; brilliant label & Kowalski is definitely my favourite producer of all times!; Echoes -> Progress -> Response, each album a fantastic journey through sound and slicker & deeper each time too.

koekeeghan

koekeeghan

January 16, 2004
Echoes and Response are extremely well produced albums. Definately my kind of techno. Hard driving yet deep and soulfull techno. Somehow his style reminds me of Johannes Heil a bit, another one of my favorites.

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