FÖNIX

TECHNO - DJ & Producer
BORN AND RAISED ON THE MEAN STREETS OF DÜSSELDORF, FÖNIX, AKA HEINZ PIEPENBROCK, STARTED HIS MUSICAL JOURNEY WHEN HE WAS 12, WHEN HE WAS GIVEN A GUITAR BY HIS DAD. IT WAS AT THIS MOMENT THAT HEINZ PIEPENBROCK KNEW HE WANTED TO BE PART OF 'THE MUSIC SCENE'.
HE FIRST BECAME INTERESTED IN THE ELECTRONIC MUSIC SCENE IN 1989. IN 1987, AGED 14, HIS MUM AND DAD BOUGHT HIM HIS FIRST SET OF TURNTABLES. AT THE AGE OF 17, HE WAS ALREADY BEING TOUTED AS DÜSSELDORF'S ANSWER TO DJ SVEN VÄTH. HE DID VARIOUS WARM UP SETS BEFORE THE DOORS OPENED IN CLUBS HOSTING MAJOR NAMES SUCH AS DR MOTTE, SVEN VÄTH AND MANY MORE.
IN 1992, HE ACHIEVED HIS BIG BREAK WHEN HE WON A COMPETITION TO CARRY DJ VÄTHS RECORD BAG TO AN EXCLUSIVE RAVE, WHICH FÖNIX DESCRIBED AS THE GREATEST NIGHT OF HIS LIFE. IT WAS A LONG TIME AFTER THIS POINT WHEN HE STARTED GETTING GIGS AT CLUB EVENTS SUCH AS DUNKEL, DRECKIG & LAUT AND THE RADIO STATION GLOBALBEATS FM.
AFTER RECEIVING SEVERAL OFFERS, FÖNIX FOUNDED Y.U.M.P. RECORDS BELGIUM, WHO HELPED DISTRIBUTE HIS FIRST INTERNET- MASHUPS , '' IN 1993. THOUGH THE SOUNDS DIDN'T SELL AS MANY AS HE PROBABLY WOULD HAVE LIKED, FÖNIX IS A CHALLENGER AND SINCE 2012 HAS BEEN LOCKED IN THE STUDIO PERFECTING HIS CRAFT.
SUFFICE TO SAY, THE TECHNOSCENE SHOULD BE EXPECTING BIG THINGS FROM FÖNIX IN 2016.

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TECHNO - DJ & Producer
BORN AND RAISED ON THE MEAN STREETS OF DÜSSELDORF, FÖNIX, AKA HEINZ PIEPENBROCK, STARTED HIS MUSICAL JOURNEY WHEN HE WAS 12, WHEN HE WAS GIVEN A GUITAR BY HIS DAD. IT WAS AT THIS MOMENT THAT HEINZ PIEPENBROCK KNEW HE WANTED TO BE PART OF 'THE MUSIC SCENE'.
HE FIRST BECAME INTERESTED IN THE ELECTRONIC MUSIC SCENE IN 1989. IN 1987, AGED 14, HIS MUM AND DAD BOUGHT HIM HIS FIRST SET OF TURNTABLES. AT THE AGE OF 17, HE WAS ALREADY BEING TOUTED AS DÜSSELDORF'S ANSWER TO DJ SVEN VÄTH. HE DID VARIOUS WARM UP SETS BEFORE THE DOORS OPENED IN CLUBS HOSTING MAJOR NAMES SUCH AS DR MOTTE, SVEN VÄTH AND MANY MORE.
IN 1992, HE ACHIEVED HIS BIG BREAK WHEN HE WON A COMPETITION TO CARRY DJ VÄTHS RECORD BAG TO AN EXCLUSIVE RAVE, WHICH FÖNIX DESCRIBED AS THE GREATEST NIGHT OF HIS LIFE. IT WAS A LONG TIME AFTER THIS POINT WHEN HE STARTED GETTING GIGS AT CLUB EVENTS SUCH AS DUNKEL, DRECKIG & LAUT AND THE RADIO STATION GLOBALBEATS FM.
AFTER RECEIVING SEVERAL OFFERS, FÖNIX FOUNDED Y.U.M.P. RECORDS BELGIUM, WHO HELPED DISTRIBUTE HIS FIRST INTERNET- MASHUPS , '' IN 1993. THOUGH THE SOUNDS DIDN'T SELL AS MANY AS HE PROBABLY WOULD HAVE LIKED, FÖNIX IS A CHALLENGER AND SINCE 2012 HAS BEEN LOCKED IN THE STUDIO PERFECTING HIS CRAFT.
SUFFICE TO SAY, THE TECHNOSCENE SHOULD BE EXPECTING BIG THINGS FROM FÖNIX IN 2016.