TIM ENGELHARDT BIOGRAPHY
One of Cologne’s youngest and brightest electronic music stars on the rise. Tim Engelhardt didn’t gatecrash the scene out of leftlickl, but started his path to connoisseurship fairly early on: trying to rewrite the piano pieces he had to practice at the tender age of eight. he showed an independent creative mind from the get-go a character trait that would prove extremely helpful for a later Ca reel” as electronic music producer. But it was only w hen Tim later discovered the releases of Colog ne techno luminary Robert Babiez that synthesisers and bass drums moved into focus a brilliant producer. live performer and mastering engineer with a keen sense for sonic detail. Babicz became the perfect role model for young Tim. inspiring, our hero to seek out his own place in electronic music while honing a concise understanding for all facets of production.
Pan of a diverse new breed of young producers that get their cues from all sorts of genres and listening situations. Tim still stands apart. having released his very first record when he was lust 14 years old. Combining profound musical knowledge with intuitive playfulness, his solid pianist background becomes rather obvious in the great care he takes over harmonies and an expanded melodic structure. Pair that with the organic fluidity and atmospheric dexterity of his music and you’ve got yourself a winning recipe. Consequently. Tim grew his portfolio with plenty outings on labels such as Cityfox. Anjunadecp. Watergate. Fryhide. Innervisions and I)iynamic plus 2017 ‘s debut album “Moments Of Truth on Steve Bug .s iconic Poker Flat Recordings and remixes for ar tists like Compuphonic, John Digweed and Nlarmion’s Trance Classic _Schoneberg; an impressive amount of label royalty that he’s amassed in only a short time.
Underscored by a torrent of remix and release offers. Tim’s busy schedule is testament to his gm wing popularity among electronic music fans multiple tours in the US. Australia and India have already been checked off that bucket list. ‘Meanwhile. inspiration for Tim’s personal brand of me-lodic house and techno can come from many sources: childhood memories of Mike Oldfield’s ..-ru bular Bells” playing in his dad’s car. a walk in nature or simply mining his synths for happy accidents. Clear, however. is only a means to an end for Tim: rather than drooling over hardware. he celebrates art with a distinct personality – art that carries a piece of its creator inside. To find the most powerful expression for the sounds in his head. that’s his mission… which is why Tim’s music sounds nothing like your run of-he straight -to DI floor chow. but subtly turns heads with a cohesive, fully formed musical vision that shines in the club and at home.