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Rainbow Serpernt Present D-nox

Author: TranZfusion
Thursday, January 13, 2005
Victoria's Ranbow Serpent Festival is world renowned a one of the premier outdoor dance parties. Held a leisurely 2 hours drive from Melbourne near Ballarat - you are certain to enjoy a long weekend (it's held over 4 days) of dance, trance and it's associated activities in the company of like-minded individuals.

Every year Rainbow sees a heady influx of overseas DJs and producers. One of this year's headliners, in a line-up considered by some as the strongest ever, is German DJ, D-nox.

With a DJ career now entering its 13th year, D-nox has become an internationally renowned performer, respected by DJ's and clubbers alike for his unusual and innovative sets.

The style of his DJ sets is to exhibit the great spectrum of sounds provided by house music; varying through progressive and techhouse whilst incorporating aspects of techno and trance. His skill with the vinyls, his impeccable choice of tracks, and his unique charisma combine to provide an exceptional experience.

With his talents D-nox can turn a night from a normal party into an electronic carnival. This ability has seen him being booked in some of the best parties and clubs around the world. Past dates have included Buenos Aires, Tokyo, Melbourne, Vienna, Budapest, Oslo, London, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Lisbon, Berlin, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Zürich, Zagreb, Tel Aviv and many others. In addition he has played at some of the most famous music festivals in the world such as Voov, Rainbow Serpent, Labyrinth, Boom, Universo Paralello, Lovefield, Arvika ...

Aside from DJing D-nox is head of Sprout & Plastik Park, two German record labels. Both labels are distributed worldwide by Intergroove and well respected in the international DJ scene. Label artists include; Fitalic, Absolut & Blade, Groove Express, Beckers, Air Bureau and others. Many previous releases on these labels have found their way into the play lists of DJ's such as John Digweed, Pete Tong, Marc O Tool, Piliavin & Zimbardo, Oliver Moldan.

For the last few years D-nox has also been working on his own productions. The first international breakthrough came in 2003 as Groove Express on Sprout, whilst his current release is a remix of the Air Bureau track "We Shine". This has become a big hit in the clubs and is still being regularly played. For next year he is working on a few 12 inches, some of these will be released on Polaroid (the new Infusion Vinyl Label), and others on Kasey Taylor's new Vapour Recordings sub label.

Regarding Rainbow Serpent, D-nox says that he really wants to see the crowd having fun, smiling and jumping. He pledges that he and plans to be there all day long and be part of the festival.

'I've got some great new tunes ... I have tried these tunes already and I have to say that the reaction was more than great. Just be there!'

D-nox appears at the Rainbow Serpent Festival 2005: Friday 21st January to Monday 24th January.