MUTEK // Piknic
MUTEK 2013, montreal

Jean-Drapeau Park 02/06/2013

Before developing his playful, warm, tech-house sound, Swede Axel Boman studied fine arts at Göteborg – where a purple fountain installation project would eventually inspire his debaucherous 2010 breakthrough tech-house track, “Purple Drank”. Learning the ropes of irresistibly quirky 4/4 structures at Stockholm’s Fryhuset DJ school, Boman slowly mastered the subtleties of samplers and drum machines, before incorporating other instruments into his production arsenal – Roland synths, effects pedals and VST-type programs. One third of Stockholm’s famed Studio Barnhus label and DJ crew (with Kornél Kovács and Petter Nordkvist), Boman also pursues a slew of peripheral projects, including his DFA-signed disco-pop duo Man Tear (with Nordkvist) and the experimental art project The Radioactive Orchestra, aimed at creating music using radioactive isotopes. Since securing a solid electronic standing with the Holy Love EP (2010) on Pampa Records, the Red Bull Music Academy alumni has built a mischievous and flawlessly executed body of tech-house work, which he reveals as part of a live MUTEK set.


  • Downhill
  • Jungle Jesus EP
  • Arcimboldo Remixed
  • Holy Love
  • Lock Rops
  • Welcome To Bomtown EP
  • BARN 003
  • Europa
  • Lucky Tiger EP
  • Nattsudd EP
  • Black Magic Boman EP
  • Family Vacation
  • Fantastic Piano
  • Acid Test 04
  • Bigfield Remixed
  • Friends Will Carry You Home - Mixed by SLG
  • Friends Will Carry You Home Part 3
  • Keep Coming EP
  • LWE Podcast 88
  • Live At Robert Johnson Volume 8

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