Phon.o

Real Name:
Carsten Aermes
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The boy with the dot in his name and the dubby background, started to play records with his buddy Apparat in the early 90s far in the darkest reaches of the ruff'n'tuff Harz mountains, in former East Germany.  But it wasnt until they both moved to Berlin in early 2000 that he started to make a name for himself. Soon he started to crank out EPs on Californian label Cytrax and his newly found home Shitkatapult.
Phon.o's heart as his mind feel most drawn to the bricolage. Conjuring his very own melange with sounds taken from hip hop, dub, baltimore, house, dubstep and techno Phon.o is known for his exstatic live and DJ-sets,  sometimes leaning towards the digital and itchy, yet deeply moving and highly energetic. Phon.o deals fire and burned down many cities around the world – Europe, Asia, America – back and forth and gets rewarded with a residency at Berlin´s most notorious club known then for a music selection unparralleled in continental Europe.
With realeases and collaborations on highly praised outlets like Boysnoize Records, Bpitch Control and most recently Tectonic and 50WEAPONS where he also released his seminal album "Black Boulder", he´s beem priviliged to work with some of electronic music greatest afficionados: Diplo, Modeselektor, Funkstörung, Mixhell, Apparat, Sinkane you name them. Continously working on advancing his sound even more Phon.o has been invited to show his skills in worldwide workshops by some of the worlds  leading companies in music software, Native Instruments and Ableton and also regularly contributes to their products with crafted sounds of his own making. 
In summer of 2016 Phon.o released another EP  for Bpitch Control called "Fractions" – for those of his fans hailing the 4/4 edge of his groove. After his brilliant stripped down UK club EP "Afterglow" for Pinch´s legendary label Tectonic, Phon.o released on Pinch's second label Cold Recordings a highly acclaimed heavy dancefloor EP "Schutt Und Asche". In the beginning of 2018 Phon.o released "Slow As Fog" – a beautiful dark ambient EP with heavy industrial beats.
He released ”Get Over It Ep“ on his own label Ideal Europa.
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Albums

Cytrax #19 Phon.o - Partition B album art Phon.o Partition B(CD, Album) Cytrax Cytrax #19 US 2001 Sell This Version
STRIKE 64 Phon.o - Burn Down The Town album art Phon.O Burn Down The Town (Album) Shitkatapult STRIKE 64 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
50WEAPONSCD07 Phon.o - Black Boulder album art Phon.O Black Boulder (Album) 50Weapons 50WEAPONSCD07 Germany 2012 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Cytrax 14 Phon.o - Modul album art Phon.o Modul Cytrax Cytrax 14 US 2000 Sell This Version
Cytrax 17 Phon.o - Typodub E.P. album art Phon.o Typodub E.P. (EP) Cytrax Cytrax 17 US 2001 Sell This Version
Strike 35 Phon.o - Mokkastübchen EP album art Phon.o Mokkastübchen EP(12", EP) Shitkatapult Strike 35 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
Strike 25 Phon.o - Bockflinten E.P. album art Phon.o Bockflinten E.P.(12", EP) Shitkatapult Strike 25 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
Strike 25 Phon.o Bockflinten E.P.(12", EP, W/Lbl) Shitkatapult Strike 25 Germany 2002 Sell This Version
Normoton 014 Phon.o - Phono's Shortcuts album art Phon.o Phono's Shortcuts(12") Normoton Normoton 014 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
Strike 63 Phon.o - Trick Or Treat album art Phon.o Trick Or Treat(12") Shitkatapult Strike 63 Germany 2005 Sell This Version
Normoton 021 Phon.o - Toolbox : The Barebackloops album art Exsample & Phon.o Aka The Bareback Show Exsample & Phon.o Aka The Bareback Show - Toolbox : The Barebackloops Normoton Normoton 021 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
89/99 Phon.o - 11 Februar 2006 album art Phon.o 11 Februar 2006(Lathe, 7", Ltd) 33.99 Records 89/99 Germany 2006 Sell This Version
DET.UND.07 Phon.o - Detroit Underground (Part 7) - Big Beaver Rd EP album art Phon.o vs. Litwinenko Phon.o vs. Litwinenko - Detroit Underground (Part 7) - Big Beaver Rd EP(12", EP) Detroit Underground DET.UND.07 US 2007 Sell This Version
50WEAPONS#015 Phon.o - ABAW 723 / Sad Happiness album art Phon.o ABAW 723 / Sad Happiness 50Weapons 50WEAPONS#015 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
50WEAPONS010DGTL Phon.o - Albert / II62 album art Anstam / Phon.o Anstam / Phon.o - Albert / II62 50Weapons 50WEAPONS010DGTL Germany 2011 Sell This Version
50WEAPONS#011 Phon.o - Slavemode / Abbey Road album art Phon.o Slavemode / Abbey Road(12") 50Weapons 50WEAPONS#011 Germany 2011 Sell This Version
50WEAPONS#027 Phon.o - Schn33 / Go album art Phon.O Schn33 / Go(12") 50Weapons 50WEAPONS#027 Germany 2013 Sell This Version
50WEAPONS037 Phon.o - Cracking Space Pt. 2 album art Phon.o Cracking Space Pt. 2 50Weapons 50WEAPONS037 Germany 2014 Sell This Version
50WEAPONS035 Phon.o - Cracking Space Pt.1 album art Phon.o Cracking Space Pt.1 50Weapons 50WEAPONS035 Germany 2014 Sell This Version
50 WEAPONS 041 Phon.o - Tw33tz / Oscillate album art Phon.o / Paula Temple Phon.o / Paula Temple - Tw33tz / Oscillate (Single) 50Weapons 50 WEAPONS 041 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
50WEAPONSBOXSTEMS 2 Phon.o - 50 Weapons Finale Part 02 album art Phon.o, Bambounou, Addison Groove Phon.o, Bambounou, Addison Groove - 50 Weapons Finale Part 02(3xFile, AAC, Single, STE) 50Weapons 50WEAPONSBOXSTEMS 2 Europe 2015
BPC316 Phon.o - Velvet Rag EP album art Phon.o Velvet Rag EP(3xFile, MP3, EP, 320) BPitch Control BPC316 Germany 2015
BPC326 Phon.o - Fractions EP album art Phon.o Fractions EP (EP) BPitch Control BPC326 Germany 2016 Sell This Version
TEC092 Phon.o - Afterglow EP album art Phon.o Afterglow EP(12", EP) Tectonic TEC092 UK 2016 Sell This Version
COLDR011 Phon.o - Schutt Und Asche album art Phon.o Schutt Und Asche (EP) Cold Recordings COLDR011 UK 2017 Sell This Version