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Dj Mango aka modul (gimmeshot rec., Chi-recordings, Area Sur Records)
He has been an active electronic musician since 1995. In 1996 was a founder member of the minimal headz group at Radio Tilos, where he spinned ditroit techno and underground house in his weekly show called Eat da Beat. Later he started his own radio program the Totoya Club, playing downtempo and underground hip hop, and organized the first on air freestyle competitions in Hungary. He had two more own shows at Tilos Radio, the Törzsvendég playing mainly Jazz and a live act show called Városi kosz. He made a radio program 60 Hz Drum and bass for Est Fm.
Since 1997 he's been playing with Jazz (Budbudas, Skeg, Skoda) and worldmusic (Anima Sound System, Behsodrom) bands as turntablist.
He started producing his own tunes in 1998, first for Subscope records (protokol droidz kru) and for compliations (Budapest 2000, Future sound of budapest Vol 2) In 1998 He started weekly jam sessions with open mic where he met the future members of his band, the GIMMESHOT CREW. For the next ten years this band had a major influence on hungarian hip hop dancehall live movement, combining live acts, turntables, MCs and classic instruments.
In 2003 he released the debut LP of singer of GIMMESHOT (Sena- the first one) , being the first release of gimmishot records, and toured with live band Dzihan & Kamien as turntablist. Also in 2002 He finished third and in the following year second best of the hungarian DMC championship.
In 2007 he started for the Hungarian Mtv the weekly live show SWUNG, and in 2008 he did his own series for them called BE MY DJ, presenting the different styles and technics of electronic music along with the biggest names of hungarian underground.
Besides all that, he's been playing percussion instruments in the live jazz-lounge group with a pianist and a double bass player. He also beats the drums in a punk band.
He releases these days with the hungarian chi records and his last piece was a remix for the area sur records in Argentina.
Major festivals and gigs 1998 - 2009
Big Chill fest. (England)
Glastonbury fest. (England)
Royal Festival Hall (London)
Porgy & Bess (Vienna)
Volt, Sziget, Balaton Sound, Glu-Glu fest., Coke Club. (Hungary)
http:// www.beatport.com Modul (mango)
about the Acid reborn EP
Luke Solomon: "liking the black a lot..although tekno is growing on me ! "
Simian Mobile Disco: "More goodness from Chi!"
Laurent Garnier: "yes yes yes this is right down my street Will play a lot!"
Slam (Orde): "nice jazzy feel!"
KiloWatts: "Love the jazzy in "The Black"... great balance!"
Volum (Jean-Paul Bondy): "The subs on Tekkno are sure to hit hard on big systems. Can't wait to play this one out!"
Pheek: "The Black's jazzy bass does it for me - killer!"
Lemon 8: "Both tracks are excellent and for different occasions. Tekkno is fantastic!"
Matt Tolfrey (Leftroom, Crosstown Rebels, FourTwenty): "Fresh cuts for sure, not heard anything like this for sometime. very impressed"
Russel Deeks (iDJ Mag): "Liking 'The Black' a lot with the jazzy flourishes, but 'Tekkno' is good too!"
Habersham/Komposit: "Excellent Techy Goodness from Modul! Love The Black most of all - support! Love the artwork as well :)"
Cio D'or: "I really like both tracks! very deep, jazzy elements & hypnotique. very cool. thank you!"
more DJ support: Peter Kruder, Phil K, Chris Udoh, Presslaboys, JDS, Transparent Sound, Murray Richardson, Dopamine, DJ Taucher, Brian Ffar, Kevin Beber, ...
some radio support: Radio One (Checz Republic), Sonett77 Radio (Germany), NSB.co.uk, Radio Tilos, MR2 (national radio Hungary), C'Rock Radio, ...