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Electronic music deviant Diwanescu aka s.diwan aka Sabotage Hybrid is one of the harder to pin down acts on the experimental sample landscape. He fuses samples drawn from diverse sources all over the world with hip-hop and jazz compositional ideas - the bustling rhythms of breakbeat, the bent sonic mayhem of ambient and dub are mixed with computers -, sequencers -, keyboards - experiments.
Now residing in the south-spanish village ‘Alcaidesa‘ s.diwan a.ka. Diwanescu started up to produce music in late ‘95 as an adjunct to his respective interests in funk and soul, jazz, hip-hop and experimental underground club styles like house, breakbeat, ambient, dub and downbeat.
In 1997, at the age of 22, his first recording was released. It was called “Befreiung” and was some of the most lovely electronic music work ever recorded and shows hard, dark, experimental style. As the nineties progressed, he recorded and released multiple songs, purely for his own pleasure - also collaborations between him and his friend Dedlef Kedrosch at the happy spacemas festival (turntables/synth project ‘98) and the famous band project “trish” (rhythms of breakbeat, electro-pop-funk, vocals and conventional instruments ‘98) were pushing back s.diwan’s sound clash boundaries.
The following months/years were spent searching and archiving source material for his follow-up, “Project Lift”, which utilized samples from excursions to rolling jungle, cool jazz, galloping basslines with complex trapset orchestration and shrill, screaming horns.
In 2001 s.diwan/diwanescu founded uterus.at digital style grill network-project. Also, tiefparterre.net, a collaboration of DJs, Producers, Graffiti & Tattoo artists was initiated with his assistence.
During following months and years Diwanescu started to play out live and as DJ at various festivals and locations in Austria and Spain.