Marcos Lopez
Mijk plays Mijk for Wonderful Rave

Mijk plays Mijk for Wonderful Rave

Everybody's streaming and so do I, every once in a while. My booking agency Classic DJ asked me to contribute to their Wonderful Rave program and so I played this vinyl DJ set straight from my living room, with only Mijk tracks from the past. With a few surprises,...

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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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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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Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party September 2016

Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party September 2016

What a fine  15th Walfisch Revival Party that was on September 23rd 2016 at KitKat Club Berlin. Steffi, Jay & Felix for the first time ever opened both floors, since it was the 5th birthday of this wonderful Old School Techno event series. Duck, Der Würfler,...

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Sunday Music: Jean Michel Jarre – Waiting For Cousteau

Sunday Music: Jean Michel Jarre – Waiting For Cousteau

I still remember very well, where I heard Waiting For Cousteau by Jean Michel Jarre for the time. On one of my first tours with MFS Records we were driving through the scenic mountainside between Austria and Munich. It was September 19th 1992 - a Sunday. The night...

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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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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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Classic Mijk van Dijk Interview with Marcos López on DT64

Classic Mijk van Dijk Interview with Marcos López on DT64

Little did Mijk van Dijk and Marcos López know back in 1992 that they would only one year later release an EP with a track called Schöneberg which would stand as a classic of Techno music even decades later. In 1992 Mijk had just released his first EPs and in...

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Alec Empire & Mijk van Dijk live on DT64

Alec Empire & Mijk van Dijk live on DT64

At the end of 1991, East-German youth radio DT64 did a 24-hour-radio show called "The Night Of The DJs", hosted by DT64s Techno anchor people Marusha and Marcos Lòpez. Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot and me would often hang together, copying safety backups of our...

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