Norbert Hoffmann talks with the techno legend Christian Smith about his summer, upcoming album, Tronic Music, Tronic Events, Tronic Radio Show, Techno scene and much more in Syndicast’s new venture the Syndicast TV. The interview was filmed ahead of Christian’s gig at Marenostrum Xperience festival in Valencia, Spain.
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Song: Christian Smith – Input-Output (Drunken Kong Remix) on Tronic Music
Get it from Beatport: https://www.beatport.com/track/input-output-drunken-kong/9147052
Christian Smith is one of the world’s leading exponents of techno, both as a DJ and producer he is always bold and innovative. With his output in recent years it is hard to imagine a list of prolific producers without his name towards the top.
He has been at the top of his game for over a decade with his trademark groovy techno.In 1997 he started his label Tronic, since then it has dominated the charts with releases from Christian himself and the likes of Chus & Ceballos, ANNA, Paco Osuna, Loco & Jam, Kaiserdisco, Enrico Sangiuliano, Nick Curly and more. The label is now the No.2 top selling techno label in the world according to Beatport, and it has just celebrated its 200th release.Tronic also has a weekly show which is now syndicated to over 100 stations worldwide, their 200th show was celebrated with special guest Adam Beyer.
Christian has dominated the charts and DJ’s playlists with a steady flow of releases on many high profile labels like Plus8/Minus, Drumcode, Cocoon, Bedrock, Mobilee and Tronic. His latest EP “Force Majeure” released in July 2016 on Drumcode, was straight in at No3, and stayed Beatports Techno Top 10 for over a month.He has released two landmark solo albums; “Omakase” in 2013 which secured worldwide praise with a superb selection of tracks that showcased his versatility as a producer.
His follow up was with “Stranger Than Paradise” in 2016 he released the 11 track musical journey “Input-Output”. The album was followed by an extensive album tour in over 20 countries and two extensive remix packages released early 2017 with artists including Pig&Dan, Julian Jeweil and legend Laurent Garnier all on rework duty. Christian has announced his new collaboration project will be released in October. He has spent the last 9 months producing tracks with a selection of standout artists in their studios, which has taken him all over the world. We cannot wait for the result!