Taurus & Vaggeli

Taurus & Vaggeli

Real Name:
Leon Weingrad & Angelo Bratsis
Taurus & Vaggeli formed in 2006 and are now emerging as one of the hottest new electronic dance music producer/dj tandem. The US based duo of Leon Weingrad and Angelo Bratsis, have a unique sound that crosses boundaries between House, Electro, and Techno. Their cutting edge sound has grabbed the attention of many top industry talents, labels and also has built a fan base globally.

Over the past few years they have released music on many labels, with some heavy hitter releases on Toolroom, Juicy, Definitive, and Circle Music, to name a few. In March 2010, the duo cracked the Top 10 in techno sales on Beatport with their remix of Joachim Garraud’s “No Techno In This Room” track. They also flirted with tops in sales from their “Hello Ibiza” single, “Cherry Picker” single with their good friend Jan van Lier and a remix of Chris Lake’s “Release” track. Support and plays of their productions has come from many different top tier DJ’s in their respective genres, including the likes of John Acquaviva, Chris Lake, Carl Cox, Dave Spoon, Francois K, Joachim Garraud, D.O.N.S, Matt Darey, Eddie Halliwell, King Britt, and David Vendetta to name a few.

Coming up, the duo will have a full-length debut album coming out along with vocalist Mark Richardson. T & V have also been busy with a lot of remix work and will also be releasing some singles from the album. The duo also plans to get their web radio show off the ground soon and despite a heavy production schedule, Taurus & Vaggeli plan on doing some live performance shows in Europe and the US this upcoming season.

Keep your eyes on the duo of Taurus & Vaggeli as they are continuing to grow into one of the top Production/Dj duos in electronic dance music. With their reputation for producing quality music constantly and offering a creative live performance, they are surely becoming a force not to be reckoned with.


Taurus & Vaggeli Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

TR 007 Taurus & Vaggeli Feat. Micah Taurus & Vaggeli Feat. Micah - Epitomy(5xFile, MP3, EP) Teggno TR 007 US 2007
TR 014 Taurus & Vaggeli The Threat EP(2xFile, MP3, EP, 320) Teggno TR 014 US 2007


TR 029 Taurus & Vaggeli Mr. Confusion(3xFile, MP3, 320) Teggno TR 029 US 2008
VR021 Taurus & Vaggeli Does It Hurt(2xFile, MP3) Vacation Records VR021 Australia 2008
TR 035 Taurus & Vaggeli Your Shakes Will Be Ready(2xFile, MP3, 320) Teggno TR 035 US 2008
CIRCLEDIGITAL013-8 Taurus & Vaggeli Incision(3xFile, MP3) Circle Digital CIRCLEDIGITAL013-8 Germany 2008
TR 042 Taurus & Vaggeli Licensed Drivers(3xFile, MP3, 320) Teggno TR 042 US 2008
CIRCLEDIGITAL021-8 Taurus & Vaggeli Kefi(3xFile, MP3) Circle Digital CIRCLEDIGITAL021-8 Germany 2008
EM09022 Taurus & Vaggeli Tinfoil(4xFile, MP3, 320) Emotive Sounds EM09022 Denmark 2009
FM044 Taurus & Vaggeli, Gabriel Ben Taurus & Vaggeli, Gabriel Ben - Bombs Away(2xFile, MP3, 320) Fatal Music FM044 Netherlands 2009
HFS1139 Taurus & Vaggeli Lifted(3xFile, MP3, 320) HotFingers HFS1139 Italy 2011
REVR062 Sultan + Ned Shepard* Vs. Taurus & Vaggeli Sultan + Ned Shepard* Vs. Taurus & Vaggeli - Draw Close(File, MP3, 320) Revealed Recordings REVR062 Netherlands 2013


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May 12, 2008
Taurus & Vaggeli formed together in 2006 and are quickly gaining fans globally with their unique no boundary house-electro-tech sound. The Philadelphia based duo of Angelo Bratsis, hailing from Greece and Leon Weingrad, a native, have both been actively involved in dance music for many years. Support for this duo has come from all avenues in the industry, ranging from greats like Carl Cox, Paolo Mojo, Marcella, Eddie Amador, King Britt, Francois K, David Vendetta, John Acquaviva to techno masterminds Jon Rundell, Axel Karakasis and the likes of Robert Babicz, Jelo, Alex Flatner and the Tattoo Detectives. <br>
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Taurus & Vaggeli in short time, have put out music on Circle Music, Bugeyed Records, Emotive Sounds, Dj Center Records, Wave Music, Teggno Records, Playloop Records, Germany's A45 / Zentimental Records, a sub division of A45 Music. Their cutting edge dance floor friendly tracks have found themselves on DJ's playlist globally and have also been heard on Carl Cox's Global, XM Radio, VONYC Radio (Berlin), Club FG (France), Shibuya FM (Japan) and Kiss FM in the UK. They have also done remixes for King Britt, Lil Louis, Jan Hammer, Jennifer Paige, David Vendetta, Gforty, The Model, Elektrik Haze, and Jerome Baker. <br>
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Taurus & Vaggeli have more in store with plans on completing a full length album in 2008 along with touring as DJ's. Vaggeli (Angelo Bratsis) becomes the new A & R for Teggno Records. The duo also plans to feature a monthly Mix on their every growing popular podcast internet page. They plan on featuring new tracks, new productions and remixes on the show. The guys have plenty of busy work ahead of them as they have plans to remix King Britt, Robert Babicz, David Vendetta, The Model and Tattoo Detectives. Also in works are original productions for Emotive Sounds, Circle Music, BugEyed Records, Teggno Records, Wave Music, Eletrodomesticos and Playloop Records. With great success in such little time, Taurus & Vaggeli only look to grow their sound into a world wide epidemic.

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