Stephane Holweck

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Stephane Holweck
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Frenchman Stephane Holweck started his music career in 1976, when he joined Hungarian Peter Ogi (O.G.I.) as bass player. OGI signed a deal with Malcolm McLaren, so they moved to London, UK. In the early 80's, he played with several South London rock bands, and started jamming with Youth who had just left Killing Joke, and they formed their own group called Brilliant. They both played the bass and were boosted by the drumming of Big Paul. The group recorded various singles and got charted in the independent charts. They were also joined by Jimmy Cauty, who lived in the same house as Stephane. Ben Watkins joined them in 1983 to play keyboards on a tour.

In 1984, Stephane created another band called Fresh, with Brandon Beal and Muff O'Donnell. In 1985 they recorded Bobby's Boys "Bobby Can't Dance". An electro single which involved Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese. They went to New York to record an album, but the collaboration stopped when the record company closed down.

In 1989 he made a band with Ben Watkins called Electrotete, which was a 100% electronic based music project. They recorded singles for various labels and the project was dedicated to make party music, sending the tracks to Goa, India via the French DJ Yayo TBE and Fred KNK.

In 1992 Ben and Stef formed Juno Reactor and released the album Transmissions on Nova Mute. They also involved themselves in the art world when they recorded a live experimental ambient soundtrack to accompany the sculptural installation of Norma Fletcher (later released as the Luciana album).

Slowly Stef slowed down his work relationship with Ben, but he was still participating on the albums Beyond The Infinite, Bible Of Dreams and Shango. In the meantime, to escape the intensity of working with Juno Reactor, Stef linked up with Serge Souque in Paris at a TBE party on the famous Delo Barge. They wrote two tracks and recorded them in Youth's Butterfly Studios under the name Total Eclipse. Soon after, Loic Vanpoucke joined the band. From there they built their studio in Serge’s hometown Bordeaux. This project was very successful and Stephane has continued Total Eclipse as a solo effort since around 2005.
Around 2003, Stephane, together with Michio Baba (who also collaborated on the Total Eclipse album Update Files), laid the foundations for the chill-out collective Digital Mystery Tour.

Stephane Holweck continues touring around the world and creating new projects such as Terraformers and Toxic Engine, exploring many different music styles.
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LUK 011 Stephane Holweck - Jungle High album art Jungle High Jungle High (Sinai Mix) (as S. Holweck) Jungle High - Jungle High(12", Promo) Logic Records LUK 011 UK 1992 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Blue Room Released Vol: 1 - Outside The Reactor album art Various The Loyaliser (Juno Reactor Instrumental Remix) (as Stephen Holweck) Various - Blue Room Released Vol: 1 - Outside The Reactor (Comp) Blue Room Released UK 1995 Sell This Version
COL 487791 1 Stephane Holweck - Wordprocessing (The Remix Project) album art Anne Clark Our Darkness (Total Eclipse Remix) (as Stephen Holweck) Anne Clark - Wordprocessing (The Remix Project)(2xLP, Album) Columbia COL 487791 1 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
COL 664435 2 Stephane Holweck - Our Darkness - Hardfloor 97 Version album art Anne Clark Our Darkness (Total Eclipse Remix) (as Stephen Holweck) Anne Clark - Our Darkness - Hardfloor 97 Version(CD, Maxi) Columbia COL 664435 2 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Wallies (Night Of The Hunter) 98 Remixes album art Anne Clark Wallies (Night Of The Hunter - Remix By Juno Reactor) (as Stephan Holweck) Anne Clark - Wallies (Night Of The Hunter) 98 Remixes (Maxi) Columbia Germany 1998 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Majmar album art Toires* Kia (Digital Mystery Tour Remix) (as S.Holweck) Toires* - Majmar (Album) Hoots Records France 2004 Sell This Version
SDRCD03 Stephane Holweck - Goa Trance Legacy By DJ Oktoman album art Various Blade Runner (Remix) Various - Goa Trance Legacy By DJ Oktoman(CDr, Comp) Spacedock Records SDRCD03 Croatia 2017 Sell This Version

Vocals

SOFA BEATS CD 01 Stephane Holweck - D.M.T Express album art Digital Mystery Tour Voodoo Love Digital Mystery Tour - D.M.T Express(CD, Album) Sofa Beats SOFA BEATS CD 01 Denmark 2005 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Stephane Holweck - OGI album art O.G.I.* She, Wolf, Woof! (as Stefan Holweck) O.G.I.* - OGI (Album) Pathé, Pathé Netherlands 1980 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - The Whip album art Various Scream Like An Angel (as Steffan Holweck) Various - The Whip (Comp) Kamera Records UK 1983 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Amour Potentiel album art Jacques Haurogné Jacques Haurogné - Amour Potentiel (Album) M.J.M., WEA Canada 1988 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Melting Down On Motor Angel album art Sunsonic Shay Shay (as Stef Holweck) and 1 more… Sunsonic - Melting Down On Motor Angel (Album) Polydor UK 1990 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Luciana album art Juno Reactor Juno Reactor - Luciana (Album) Inter-Modo UK 1994 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Beyond The Infinite album art Juno Reactor Juno Reactor - Beyond The Infinite (Album) Blue Room Released UK 1995 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - A Voyage Into Trance album art Paul Oakenfold Fat Buddha (as S. Holweck) Paul Oakenfold - A Voyage Into Trance (Comp) Dragonfly Records UK 1995 Sell This Version
BR012 Stephane Holweck - Pulsar Glitch / Free Lemonade (Psychaos Remix) album art Total Eclipse Total Eclipse - Pulsar Glitch / Free Lemonade (Psychaos Remix)(12") Blue Room Released BR012 UK 1996 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - The Mystery Of The Yeti album art Mystery Of The Yeti Mystery Of The Yeti - The Mystery Of The Yeti (Album) TIP Records, TIP Records UK 1996 Sell This Version
Sub 4819.2 Stephane Holweck - Violent Relaxation album art Total Eclipse Total Eclipse - Violent Relaxation(2xCD, Album) Blue Room Released, Substance Sub 4819.2 France 1996 Sell This Version
TUA-01, NTD 90501-24 Stephane Holweck - A Voyage Into Trance - Dragonfly album art Paul Oakenfold / Danny Rampling Fat Buddha (as S. Holweck) Paul Oakenfold / Danny Rampling - A Voyage Into Trance - Dragonfly(2xCD, Mixed) Tua Records, Tua Records TUA-01, NTD 90501-24 Germany 1997 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Bible Of Dreams album art Juno Reactor Swamp Thing (as Stephen Holweck) Juno Reactor - Bible Of Dreams (Album) Blue Room Released South Africa 1997 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Joujouka album art Joujouka Forgotten Communication (as Steff Holweck) Joujouka - Joujouka (Album) Matsuri Productions Japan 1998 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Dragonfly Classix album art Various Fat Buddha (as S. Holweck) Various - Dragonfly Classix (Comp) Dragonfly Records UK 1998 Sell This Version
TOI002 Stephane Holweck - Oued album art Toirés Smoking Gun (as Stephan Holweck) and 1 more… Toirés - Oued(CD, Album) Toirés Production TOI002 France 1998 Sell This Version
Stephane Holweck - Access Denied album art Total Eclipse Total Eclipse - Access Denied (Album) Blue Room Released, Blue Room Americas UK 1999 Sell This Version
TECD001 Stephane Holweck - Melatonic Music - Daytime Prescription Vol 1 album art Various Smoking Gun (as Stéphane Holweck) Various - Melatonic Music - Daytime Prescription Vol 1(CD, Comp) Totally Eclipsed Recordings TECD001 France 1999 Sell This Version