benjamin fehr is a producer, dj and labelowner living in berlin.
he is running the catenaccio label.
benjamin fehr, the berlin based producer, Dj and head honcho of catenaccio records
is permanently working on the development of "groove noir".
artists like ricardo villalobos, roman fluegel, falko brocksieper, jay haze, butane, dana ruh,
or labelhead benjamin fehr I ffwd are working perfectly together
towards the definition of "groove noir", which is the final destination of the label.
basses well under the radar, buzzing sounds, subtle darkness and stumbeling
grooves grow together to the special irritating and hypnotizing idea of catenaccio,
that is also brought to you through the special weird artwork of the covers.
you will find catenaccio tracks in charts and cases of magda, ritchie hawtin,
dinky, luciano, zip, jeremy caulfield, karotte, mia, chloe, jennifer cardini and many others.
since 1993 he is working as a dj and artist in lots of clubs and radioshows.
he was resident in several clubs, like ostklub frankfurt (1997-2000), the institution robert johnson
club offenbach ("electric circus" with roman flügel, zip, heiko m.s.o. and krystyna, 1999-
2002), schmalclub (an experimental clubconcept between art, performance and
music hosted by william forsythe) and the legendary kiosk (frankfurt/m).
numerous national and international bookings followed (like panoramabar/berghain, init, wmf, watergate,
bar 25, club der visionäre, Kater holzig -all in berlin, Tokyo, pudel club hamburg, sushi bar paris,
kunsthalle innsbruck, arttheater cologne, arma 17 moscow, harry klein münchen,
vrstck dortmund and many more).
after some experiences in running a pirate radio station in frankfurt (with sascha
benedetti) since 1994, he played regulary in several radioshows (rdl freiburg, dj night
& twen arena on radio x frankfurt...). from 2004 to 2010 he had his own monthly show that
was called "catenaccio - the radioshow" on radio x.
in his adapted home frankfurt am main (while studing arts and grafics) he was an
activist in organizing illegal parties in hidden places and buildings in frankfurt and
in 2002 he run the charming, illegal, one year existing club kiosk (schutzkontakt.com), that
invited lots of famous and beloved people like ricardo villalobos, zip, roman flügel,
closer music, akufen, lawrence, luciano, stl, dandy jack, sasse or benno blome in a
personal and familiar surrounding.
in 2004 benjamin fehr started his label catenaccio.
since 2005 benjamin fehr lives and works in berlin.
since 2008 he has a regular "groove noir night" at "club der visionäre", the best summer
location in berlin, where he and his guests are going deep into dark electronics.
the small and charming club paloma in berlin is since 2011 also a home of benjamin fehr's
"groove noir" nights, catenaccio acts & soulmates in music are defining the idea of deep and dark music for ass and mind.
in the last years he produced besides on his own imprint catenaccio on labels like
foundsound, brouqade, lowmidhigh lmtd, tic tac toe, nervmusic, adjunct, finefood and many more.
since 4 years he is working also on his project "the result" that is a coproduction with
falko brocksieper (sub-static, karloff, contexterrior, tuning spork).
inspired to create a laid back environment between improvisation and restriction,
the two are exploring ways to join their different views on shared passion for deep,
dark, organic and abstract techno.
benjamin fehr already released on labels like foundsound, nervmusic, brouqade,
lomidhigh, eminor, woods'n'bass, frucht, adjunct, false ind., suena hermosa, finefood, mean,
31337 records, tictactoe…..