Ellen Allien

Ellen Allien
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Ellen Allien in 2006
Background information
Birth nameEllen Fraatz
OriginWest Berlin, West Germany
GenresExperimental techno, Techno, IDM, Tech house
Occupation(s)Vocalist, remixer, producer
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1992 to present
LabelsBPitch Control
Spectral Sound
Associated actsApparat

Biography

Ellen Allien (given birth to as Ellen Fraatz) is usually a German digital musician, music producer, as well as the founder of BPitch Control music label. Her recording Stadtkind was focused on the town of Berlin, and she cites the tradition of reunified Berlin among the primary inspirations on her behalf music. She sings in both German and British. Her music is most beneficial referred to as a mixture of IDM and Techno music, which is usually dance-floor focused and has apparent experimental components. She presently lives in Berlin.

History

Ellen Allien was created and was raised in Western Berlin. During 1989, she resided in London where she 1st came into connection with digital music. When she later on came back to Berlin, digital music experienced become ever more popular in Germany. In 1992, she became citizen DJ in the Bunker, Tresor, and E-Werk. She began her own display within the Berlin radio train station Kiss FM and produced her personal record label, phoning them both "Braincandy". Because of issues with distribution, she provided the Braincandy label up in 1997 and rather began organizing celebrations using the name, "Pitch Control". Allien made the label BPitch Control in 1999.She released her first album, Stadtkind, in 2001, and her second album, Berlinette, in 2003. In 2005, after launching the record Thrills, Allien made a BPitch sublabel known as "Memo Musik" for minimal technology and minimal home. Orchestra of Bubbles, a cooperation with Apparat, premiered in 2006. Through the same calendar year, Allien released her own style series, "Ellen Allien Style", which may be viewed as "an expansion of her school of thought of lifestyle".Following the minimalistic Sool in 2008, she released her fifth solo album, Dust, this year 2010.Allien made a short appearance in this year's 2009 electronic music documentary Speaking In Code.

Discography

Albums

2001 - Stadtkind (BPC021) 2003 - Berlinette (BPC065) 2004 - Remix Collection (BPC080) 2005 - Thrills (BPC106) 2006 - Orchestra of Bubbles (BPC125) 2008 - Sool (BPC175) 2010 - Dust (BPC217) 2013 - LISm (BPC264) 2017 - Nost (BPC330)

EPs / singles

1995 – "Ellen Allien E.P." (XAMP03) 1995 – "Yellowish Sky Vol. II" (MFS7074-0) 1997 – "Be Crazy" (BRAINCANDY002) 1997 – "Rockt Krieger" (BRAINCANDY003) 2000 – "Last Kiss '99" (BPC008) 2000 – "Dataromance" (BPC013) 2001 – "Dataromance" (Remixes) (BPC029) 2001 – "Stadtkind" (Remixes) (BPC030) 2002 – "Erdbeermund" (BPC041) 2003 – "Garbage Scapes" (Remixes) (BPC066) 2003 – "Alles Sehen" (Remixes) (BPC073) 2004 – "Astral" (BPC085) 2005 – "Magma" (BPC105) 2005 – "THE BODY Is MY OWN BODY" (BPC113) 2006 – "ONLY A Man/Just A FEMALE" (with Audion) (SPC36) 2006 – "Straight down" (Remixes) (BPC116) 2006 – "Turbo Dreams" (BPC124) 2006 – "WAY TO AVOID IT" (Remixes) (BPC129) 2006 – "Aircraft" (Remixes) (BPC135) 2007 – "Move" (BPC160) 2008 – "Sprung / Its" (BPC176) 2008 – "Out Remixes" (BPC178) 2008 – "Elphine Remixes" (BPC181) 2008 – "Ondu / Caress" (BPC186) 2009 – "Enthusiast" (BPC199) 2010 – "Pump" (BPC209) 2010 – "Flashy Flashy" (BPC216) 2011 – "Dirt (remixes)" EP (BPC232) 2014 – "Freak" EP (BPC300) 2015 – "Allien RMXS" (BPC313) 2015 – "Large" (BPC315)

Mix CDs

2001 - Flieg mit Ellen Allien ("Travel with Ellen Allien") 2002 - Weiss.Mix ("White colored blend") 2004 - My Parade 2007 - Fabric 34: Ellen Allien 2007 - PERIODS Presents - The Other Part: Berlin 2007 - Bpitch Control Camping Compilation 03 2008 - Boogybytes, vol. 04 2010 - Watergate 05

Remixes

1996 - Gut-Humpe - "Butterpump (Ellen Allien rmx)" 1996 - Gut-Humpe - "Butter (Ellen Allien dub)" 2001 - Malaria! - "Eifersucht (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2001 - Miss Kittin & Goldenboy - "Rippin Kittin (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2001 - PeterLicht - "Perish Transsylvanische Verwandte Ist Da (Ellen Allien Fun Maniac combine)" 2002 - Covenant - "Bullet (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2003 - Apparat - "Koax (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2003 - Barbara Morgenstern - "Aus Heiterem Himmel (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2003 - OMR - "JUST HOW We Have Particular (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2003 - Sascha Funke - "Forms And Styles (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2003 - Vicknoise - "Chromosoma 23 (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2004 - Yellow metal Stores - "Let's OBTAIN IT On (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2004 - Gudrun Gut - "Butterfly (Ellen Allien Butter dub combine)" 2004 - Miss Yetti - "Marguerite (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2004 - Neulander - "Sex, God + Cash (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2005 - George Thompson - "RELAXED Snack Strike (Ellen Allien Via combine)" 2006 - Audion - "ONLY A Guy (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2007 - Beck - "Cellphone's Deceased (Ellen Allien rmx)" 2007 - Louderbach - "Period 6 (Ellen Allien Away rmx)" 2007 - Protection Scissors - "Where Is certainly Germany And HOW DO YOU MAKE IT HAPPEN (Ellen Allien Germany rmx)" 2009 - Uffie - "Pop The Glock (Ellen Allien Bang The Glock Combine 2009)"

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