Marmion

Marmion is a project by Mijk van Dijk and Marcos López. Es wurde 1992 von den DJ-Producern Mijk van Dijk und Marcos López gegründet. Ihnen gelang mit “Schöneberg – Marmion-Remix” einer der größten Trance Hits der 1990er. Die Popularität dieses Tracks hält bis heute an: seit 1993 wurde der Song über 20 Mal von namhaften nationalen und internationalen Künstlern geremixt. “Schöneberg” ist auf mehr als 100 Samplern kompiliert worden.
Permanent Vacation released a Schöneberg remix

Permanent Vacation released a Schöneberg remix

German label Permanent Vacation released a new Schöneberg remix by label co-founder Tom Bioly aka TB, which is included on his Night Heat EP. It's slow and cool and very true to our Marmion original from 1993.Find out, how this remix came about and who...

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The Schöneberg Shuffle continues

The Schöneberg Shuffle continues

It's been a while since Marmion's Schöneberg has been remixed by DJ Hell, Abe Duque,Donnacha Costello, Chaim, Roberto Rodriguez and Sebastian Krieg & Strobe in 2010. 8 years later, we thought it's about time for some new interpretations. Today...

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Magical Mystery: Marmion in the movies

Magical Mystery: Marmion in the movies

Yesterday I attended the Berlin premiere of a new movie after a book by Element Of Crime singer Sven Regener. It's a comedy set in the German Techno scene of the 90s.  Marmion's 1993 classic "Schöneberg" is part of the soundtrack. "Magical Mystery"...

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2raumwohnung Radio Interview, also about “Schöneberg”

2raumwohnung Radio Interview, also about “Schöneberg”

German electronic pop duo 2raumwohung aka Inga Humpe and Tommi Eckart just released their 8th studio album Nacht und Tag. The opening track "1993" also carries some inspiration from "Schöneberg", the tune I wrote with my friend Marcos López under our moniker Marmion...

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The Golden Deer of Schöneberg

The Golden Deer of Schöneberg

Between my fingers you can see the golden deer at Volkspark Schöneberg which was featured on the cover of the 2010 remixes of Marmion's classic Schöneberg. Now 20 years after the original release of the track by Marcos López and myself on Superstition Records, it...

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Classic Mijk van Dijk Interview on DT64 with host Marcos López

Classic Mijk van Dijk Interview on DT64 with host Marcos López

Little did Mijk van Dijk and Marcos López know back in June 1992, that they would write a techno classic called Schöneberg only about one year later. MFS Records had just released the ground-breaking compilation Tranceformed From Beyond, often called "the first Trance...

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The Wanderer In Schöneberg

The Wanderer In Schöneberg

Remember the time, long before Soundcloud, Traktor and Ableton, when DJ mixtapes were still special? Raw recordings from a night in a club with no strings attached, copied and shared tape by tape like secret knowledge. When Marcos Lopez and me aka Marmion heard a...

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2 Decades – The Sound Of Berlin Club Culture (Compilation)

2 Decades – The Sound Of Berlin Club Culture (Compilation)

2 Decades Of Berlin Club Sound sqeezed into one nice compilation. Also featuring the original version of Marmion's "Schöneberg", the evergreen by Mijk van Dijk and Marcos López. Nerd fact: Schöneberg is the district in Berlin, where Mijk lives and where this track has...

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Marmion – Schöneberg: Geschichte eines Tracks

Marmion – Schöneberg: Geschichte eines Tracks

In the September 2012 issue of German De-Bug magazine Alexandra Dröner transcribed an interview she had led with Marcos López and myself about the history of our Marmion track Schöneberg. Here's the link to the article on Marcos' website. The illustration in De-Bug...

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Marmion – Schöneberg 2010 Remixes – Grand Casino

Marmion – Schöneberg 2010 Remixes – Grand Casino

It's been almost 7 years since the last offering of remixes for the Marmion classic "Schöneberg", produced by Marcos Lopez & Mijk van Dijk back in 1993. We think it was worth the wait since the new versions by no other than DJ Hell, Abe Duque,Donnacha...

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Marmion Australia Tour 1996

Marmion Australia Tour 1996

In November 1996 I toured with my Marmion partner Marcos López through Australia, playing Marmion shows in Brisbane, Adelaide,  Melbourne and Sydney. While Marcos was playing a long DJ set, Mijk presented a collection of Marmion tracks plus some of his own...

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Mijk van plays “Schöneberg” live on German TV (1994)

Mijk van plays “Schöneberg” live on German TV (1994)

Marcos López and me were invited to disucss and perform in the music show Eurotops on East-German TV channel MDR. The topic was dance music and how people interact with it. Another guest was Frank Farian, producer of Boney M, Milli Vanilli, and others. Riding high on...

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Marmion – Berlin EP – Superstition 004

Marmion – Berlin EP – Superstition 004

In 1993, my friend Marcos Lopez and me composed a classic which two decades later still spreads ecstasy and goose bumps on the dance floors around the world. The Marmion Berlin EP was composed and produced in my studio in Schöneberg and hence one...

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