Beefcake is a German duo of Gabor Schablitzki and Volker Kahl. Although no official "break up" was ever announced, they have been inactive as a duo since around 2004. Most of Beefcake's music is experimental electronica with elements of IDM, dub, breakcore, illbient, drum and bass, and many many more.

Overall they have released 3 LPs, 4 EPs, and a b-sides compilation, as well as appearing on many successful label compilations.


none Beefcake - Spontaneous Human Combustion Cover-Design Beefcake Spontaneous Human Combustion(Cass, Album, C90) Not On Label (Beefcake Self-released) none Germany 1997 Diese Version verkaufen
¥702 Beefcake - Polycontrale Contra Punkte Cover-Design Beefcake Polycontrale Contra Punkte(CD, Album) Hymen Records ¥702 Germany 1998 Diese Version verkaufen
¥709 Beefcake - Coincidentia Oppositorum Cover-Design Beefcake Coincidentia Oppositorum(CD, Album, Mixed) Hymen Records ¥709 Germany 2000 Diese Version verkaufen
T.B.C. 002 Beefcake - [Drei] Cover-Design Beefcake [Drei](CD, Album, Ltd) Thrill Beat Construction T.B.C. 002 Germany 2001 Diese Version verkaufen
TBC 07 Beefcake - Cellular Electrique / The Mosaic Cover-Design Kris Tall & Beefcake / Robag Wruhme Kris Tall & Beefcake / Robag Wruhme - Cellular Electrique / The Mosaic Thrill Beat Construction TBC 07 Germany 2004 Diese Version verkaufen

Singles & EPs

¥003 Beefcake - Spontaneous Human Combustion Cover-Design Beefcake Spontaneous Human Combustion(12") Hymen Records ¥003 Germany 1997 Diese Version verkaufen
¥024 Beefcake - In Medias Res Cover-Design Beefcake In Medias Res(12") Hymen Records ¥024 Germany 2000 Diese Version verkaufen
Be4 Beefcake - Hôte Cover-Design Beefcake Hôte(CD, EP, Enh, Ltd) M-Tronic Be4 France 2002 Diese Version verkaufen
PLATE 9 Beefcake - Viande De Gateau Cover-Design Beefcake Viande De Gateau(10") Delikatessen Records PLATE 9 Europe 2004 Diese Version verkaufen


¥727 Beefcake - ¥003 + ¥024 + 2X = ¥727 Cover-Design Beefcake ¥003 + ¥024 + 2X = ¥727(CD, Comp) Hymen Records ¥727 Germany 2003 Diese Version verkaufen

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23. April 2012
It's amazing how consistent both musicians are. Volker provided the sweeping melodies while Gabor crunched it up with clicky breaks. To find out what the other half of Beefcake is doing nowadays, Gabor Schablitzky also works under the name Robag Wruhme.


1. März 2011
If you like Beefcake, be sure to check out Volker Kahl's project Kattoo, it is a continuation of the Beefcake sound (more cinematic, less hard beats -- makes sense, since Gabor Schablitzki has gone off into minimal techno land...)


13. September 2008
Wow,it's very strange to be the first to write here about this band.I guess few people have heard their music,yes the most of their albums are rare,but surely you can find their releases on the net.Beefcake is one of my best bands,and they don't have any similarity with other bands.I believe they are one of the most innovative names in electronica such as venetian snares,aphex twin and squarepusher.If you like these artists you will like Beefcake too!!!

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