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Martinez Mix

Martinez, by birth Martin Swanstein, was born in 1981 and raised in the southernmost part of Sweden. At an early age he discovered techno and house music. Having already played various instruments it was a natural progression to begin producing music himself. Delving deeper into the scene, Martinez also got into Djing and started hunting down and mixing techno. Some years later, a demo tape earned him the opportunity to develop his production skills in the Wrong Steps studio in Stockholm, where he co-produced some of his own tracks together with the French producer Manuel Perez. One of these early tracks later appeared as Late Night Groove on Martin’s debut 12″ on the Swedish label Deeplay Music.

In 2000 Martinez moved from his small hometown in Sweden to the more open musical climate of the Danish capital, Copenhagen. In the summer of 2004 Martinez launched his own label, Out Of Orbit Recordings. In 2010 Martinez released his third album The Paradigm Shift on Moon Harbour Recordings. On this album Martinez rides the perfect balance between Dancefloor and Chillout tunes that can be enjoyed at home or in the club. Mainly influenced by Chicago House the album also covers Techno, Breakbeat and dubby Downtempo sounds.