Deg

Real Name:
Christophe De Groote
Profile:
Born in 1972 in Brussels (Belgium), "DJ Deg" was influenced at an early age by the music played by his parents. His mother was teaching modern jazz dancing while his father was a computer science teacher.
Deg discovered electronic sound synthesis along with the rise of the first personal computers such as the Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and others. During that
time he was without a doubt the biggest fan of artists like Martin Galway and Rob Hubbard.

Deg really began to deejay at the beginning of the late 80's "AB Sound" and "Acid House" explosion. He was offered to play his first gigs at some school parties after which he and his friends organised Brussels' first underground parties.
He was a true pionneer and one of the first DJ's playing the then new genre: Techno. From here, everything started! In 1990 he already had built himself a solid reputation and was given residencies in pionneering belgian techno clubs like Mauna Kea, Network and Borsalino. Deg also played in the newest clubs such as Boccaccio, Globe, Barocci, La Rocca, etc. As one of the co-founders of "BWP Experiments" together with D-Jack, Mike DMA and Sebastian S, he was an active member of the collective whose goal was to promote "techno" and educate the new generation of clubbers and ravers in order to acquire a bigger audience. Many Belgian well-known artists and DJ's were influenced by them.
In 1992, Deg became main resident for pioneering organisation "The Rave Explosion" which arranged the first appearances in Belgium of new artists such as
Jeff Mills, Laurent Garnier, Carl Craig, Richie Hawtin, Leo Anibaldi, Dan Curtin, Vapourspace, Dave Clarke, DJ Hell, Blake Baxter, Daniel Bell, The Advent, Tom Middleton, Luke Slater, Underground Resistance and many others... Many times he played at the legendary PK Studio parties with the Brussels underground during the revival of Acid music and Industrial UK sounds like Rephlex, Warp, Evolution, etc... Later on he became resident at Brussels' Network club. Deg is also known for his international career (he played the first editions of "Mayday") and played all over Europe as well and overseas.
In 1997, he joined the resident DJ team at Brussels Fuse club for the absolute delight of the crowd. As a producer, he released several records and remixes on labels around the globe. He's behind many club anthems which were acclaimed worldwide. They're still classics today ! He also compiled the 2 eclectic "techno" compilations for "The Rave Explosion".
DJ Deg still plays the Fuse club in Brussels every Saturday ! You can also catch him at his studio or in the middle of his amazingly complete and dense record collection.
His career as a DJ and musician now spans more than 20 years. He is still unanimously reverred and respected. Most insiders consider him as the best belgian electronic music DJ.
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Remix

Deg - Timeless Altitude - The Remixes album art Secret Cinema Timeless Altitude (B.W.P. Remix) Secret Cinema - Timeless Altitude - The Remixes (Maxi) Music Man Records Belgium 1994 Sell This Version
remain records 004 Deg - Meteorite album art Marco Bailey & Tom Hades Meteorite (Deg & Ployd Remix) Marco Bailey & Tom Hades - Meteorite(12") Remain Records remain records 004 Greece 2008 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Deg - Lost Tracks Vol. 1 album art Jessie Deep! S.H.U.M. Jessie Deep! - Lost Tracks Vol. 1 Music Man Records Belgium 1992 Sell This Version
74321 166322 Deg - Serious Beats Vol. 10 album art Various Feel House Of E. (as DJ Deg) Various - Serious Beats Vol. 10(2xCD, Comp + CD, Mixed + Ltd) Antler-Subway 74321 166322 Belgium 1993 Sell This Version
BR CD 93005 Deg - Bonzai Compilation II - Extreme Chapter album art Various Feel The House Of E (as DJ Deg) Various - Bonzai Compilation II - Extreme Chapter(2xCD, Comp) Bonzai Records BR CD 93005 Belgium 1993 Sell This Version
BR 93030 Deg - Strictly Underground E.P. album art B.W.P. Experiments Trax 663W37 (as D.J. Deg) and 2 more… B.W.P. Experiments - Strictly Underground E.P.(12", EP) Bonzai Records BR 93030 Belgium 1993 Sell This Version
RD 9302 Deg - Resonance album art Sebastian S., Jessie Deep! Escape Sebastian S., Jessie Deep! - Resonance(12") Research And Development RD 9302 Belgium 1993 Sell This Version
Deg - Forbidden Paradise - The Garden Of Evil album art Various Parallax Various - Forbidden Paradise - The Garden Of Evil (Comp) Trashcan Records Netherlands 1994 Sell This Version
Deg - Bonzai Compilation III - Rave-Nation album art Various Triad (as DJ Deg) and 1 more… Various - Bonzai Compilation III - Rave-Nation (Comp) Bonzai Records, BMG Ariola Belgium NV/SA France 1994 Sell This Version
REL 9406 Deg - Parallax album art Paresys Paresys - Parallax(12") Re-load Records REL 9406 Belgium 1994 Sell This Version
74321 247272 Deg - Bonzai  - The Fourth Level album art Various Organic (as DJ Deg) Various - Bonzai - The Fourth Level(2xCD, Comp) BMG, Logic Records 74321 247272 Europe 1994 Sell This Version
Deg - Power Vinyl 3 album art Various Organic (Love Mix) (as DJ Deg) Various - Power Vinyl 3 (Maxi) Bonzai Records Belgium 1995 Sell This Version
GK 032 CD Deg - The Rave Explosion - The Underground Continues... Vol. 1 album art Various Low Fundamental (as DJ Deg) Various - The Rave Explosion - The Underground Continues... Vol. 1(2xCD, Comp) Groove Kissing GK 032 CD Belgium 1995 Sell This Version
REL 952103 Deg - Duality EP album art Subjective Subjective - Duality EP(12", EP) Re-load Records REL 952103 Belgium 1995 Sell This Version
NR1012 Deg - Smart Bombs From Bonzai Baby; Missile #1 album art Various Various - Smart Bombs From Bonzai Baby; Missile #1(12") Never Records NR1012 US 1996 Sell This Version
Deg - Silicon EP album art Circadian Rhythms (2) Circadian Rhythms (2) - Silicon EP (EP) Triad Recordings, Elypsia Belgium 1997 Sell This Version
7001992 Deg - Bonzai  - All The Hits & More album art Various Feel The House Of E Various - Bonzai - All The Hits & More(3xCD, Comp) ID&T 7001992 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
6-02-063 Deg - Bonzai Classics 10th Anniversary Edition album art Various Feel House Of E. Various - Bonzai Classics 10th Anniversary Edition(2xCD, Comp) Lightning Records 6-02-063 Belgium 2002 Sell This Version
WR008, WR 008 Deg - Underground Wave Volume 4 album art Various Magnifying Transmitter Various - Underground Wave Volume 4(LP, Comp, Ltd, RM) Walhalla Records (4), Walhalla Records (4) WR008, WR 008 Belgium 2014 Sell This Version
BM06 Deg - Basic Moves 06 album art Circadian Rhythms (2) There Is No Hope?(P-Law 1996 Mix) Circadian Rhythms (2) - Basic Moves 06(12", EP, Maxi) Basic Moves BM06 Belgium 2018 Sell This Version

Production

DE 2011 Deg - The Antwerp Anthems album art Test / Strong Heads Test / Strong Heads - The Antwerp Anthems(12") Dance Ecstasy 2001 DE 2011 Germany 1992 Sell This Version
Deg - Overdub album art Test Test - Overdub USA Import Records Belgium 1992 Sell This Version
MOM 11 Deg - Frequency Test album art Strong Heads Strong Heads - Frequency Test(12") Atom Records MOM 11 Belgium 1992 Sell This Version
Deg - Strictly Underground EP Vol. 2 album art B.W.P. Experiments B.W.P. Experiments - Strictly Underground EP Vol. 2 (EP) Bonzai Records Belgium 1994 Sell This Version
REL 9406 Deg - Parallax album art Paresys Paresys - Parallax(12") Re-load Records REL 9406 Belgium 1994 Sell This Version