Real Name:
Uroš Umek
Slovenian Techno/Tech-House DJ and producer.
Founded his own record label 1605 Music Therapy in 2007.
Was supposedly a member of Slovenian Laibach group.


C 032 Umek - Glutamate, The Sound Of Slovenia album art DJ Umek* Glutamate, The Sound Of Slovenia Communique Records C 032 US 1997 Sell This Version
Umek 01 Umek - Audio album art Umek Audio (Album) ZET Umek 01 Slovenia 1997 Sell This Version
2EPTEH006 Umek - Neuro album art Umek Neuro (Album) Tehnika 2EPTEH006 Slovenia 2002 Sell This Version
none Umek - Responding To Dynamic album art Umek Responding To Dynamic (Album) 1605 Music Therapy none 2010 Sell This Version
TOOL147 Umek - Out Of Play album art Umek & Beltek Umek & Beltek - Out Of Play (Album) Toolroom Records TOOL147 UK 2011 Sell This Version
SPCD80035 Umek - Rhythmia album art Umek Rhythmia (Album) Spinnin' Records SPCD80035 Netherlands 2014 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

ZET004 Umek - Escalator / Exigency Picture album art Umek Escalator / Exigency Picture ZET ZET004 UK 1996 Sell This Version
XS-008 Umek - Sample Rate EP album art Umek Sample Rate EP (EP) X-Sub XS-008 Netherlands 1997 Sell This Version
AB008 Umek - AB008 album art Umek AB008 ABsense AB008 Slovenia 1997 Sell This Version
EX006 Umek - Untitled album art Umek Untitled Expire EX006 Slovenia 1997 Sell This Version
PRR 019 Umek - Lek EP album art Umek Lek EP (EP) Planet Rhythm Records PRR 019 Sweden 1997 Sell This Version
ZET006 Umek - Oxetal / Aspirin album art Umek Oxetal / Aspirin ZET ZET006 UK 1996 Sell This Version
PRRUK 005 Umek - Krka EP album art Umek Krka EP (EP) Planet Rhythm Records PRRUK 005 UK 1997 Sell This Version
EX 1 Umek - Untitled album art Umek Untitled Expire EX 1 UK 1997 Sell This Version
XS 015 Umek - Al Kva? album art DJ Misjah Vs Umek DJ Misjah Vs Umek - Al Kva? X-Sub XS 015 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
EX010 Umek - Made In Slovenia album art Umek vs. Inigo Kennedy Umek vs. Inigo Kennedy - Made In Slovenia Expire EX010 Slovenia 1998 Sell This Version
e-com 020 Umek - Catapresan EP album art Umek Catapresan EP (EP) Element Com e-com 020 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
AB016 Umek - AB016 album art Umek AB016(12") ABsense AB016 Slovenia 1998 Sell This Version
XS-017 Umek - Prepidil album art Umek Prepidil(12", Cle) X-Sub XS-017 Netherlands 1998 Sell This Version
C6 Umek - 732 album art Umek 732(12") Colours C6 UK 1998 Sell This Version
CLR04 Umek - Difolvon E.P. album art Umek Difolvon E.P. (EP) CLR (2) CLR04 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
12 Spiel 07 Umek - Nodlocnost album art Umek Nodlocnost Spiel-Zeug Schallplatten 12 Spiel 07 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
kupec 001 Umek - Lanicor album art Umek Lanicor Consumer Recreation kupec 001 Slovenia 1999 Sell This Version
CLR02 Umek - Kilevox E.P. album art Umek Kilevox E.P. (EP) CLR (2) CLR02 Germany 1999 Sell This Version
audio 16 Umek - Audio 16 album art Ben Long & Umek Ben Long & Umek - Audio 16(12") Fine Audio Recordings audio 16 Germany 1999 Sell This Version

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September 24, 2021
At first, I was so happy that Umek is FINALLY arriving back to Techno with his new releases in 2019. After the terrible album "Rhythmia", it was about time when he realizes what is the sound that he achieved his majority of the fanbase.
In 2021, I had to realize that this renessiance turned out to absolute soulless, bandwagon business catching. There is absolutely notning unique in his new stuff, just big bass, boring hihats and evolving nowhere. Once he was a true hero for me, but he totally burned out in this whole thing. Nevermind, he maybe still can make his living out of it, instead of just creating good music.


January 1, 2019
It is quite difficult to understand how a music producer has been able to create an album like Neuro or those Zeta Retícula and on the other hand he has spent 15 years making music of tímbales and maracas and that is only heard for those who have David Guetta as musical reference.


July 20, 2018
Most of Umeks early Hard Techno wasn't very good. It wasn't until the mid 2000's that he started to release good material. It's funny to see these old school Techno heads crying about the change many artists made to the New Techno sound. I give Umek a lot of credit for getting better as a producer and not stagnating producing the same old stuff. I like Hard Techno, I just didn't like Umek very much, I prefer Deetron, Paco Osuna, Dave Clarke and the like.


March 3, 2017
Heartbreaking downfall of a childhood hero.
'Pigs get loaded' as Derrick May said.


April 15, 2016
Meet Uros Umek, the author of some hard techno bangers that used to go people berserk. And the biggest disappointment in techno world.


October 5, 2014
Imagine: Umek comes from the deepest Underground Techno, his early Music was (very) hard Techno Sound. In this Style he was one of the Quality marks in the past. Now 2014 Umek lurched since years into sometimes bad hands up progessive House/"Techno" (near EDM) Music. I would say, please seach a serious Job and leave us alone with that boring mainstream...


May 10, 2014
it always amazes me how can a producer go from underground techno all the way to cheezy progressive tech-house... i know, money, fame... as long as he enjoys it, its all good, i guess..


August 13, 2012
edited over 10 years ago
Used to release great hard, dark techno. Check out the releases on for example E-COM and Expire, both highly recommended labels for those who want the real deal.

Sadly he went the same way as many other producers of the "european 90's techno movement". I will not comment on his newer stuff since it doesn't interest me one bit, I'll leave that to someone else.

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