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20 Years of Multi-Mijk

20 Years of Multi-Mijk

Today 20 years ago my first "Best-Of"-Compilation was released in Japan through Sony Music/ Office 7, the CD "Multi-Mijk" mixed by my good friend DJ Toby Izui aka Tobynation in 1998.Toby knows me and my music so well since  1992 and thus he created a DJ-mix...

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Mijk van Dijk Japanツアー2017

Mijk van Dijk Japanツアー2017

私は2017年日本ツアーを発表してとてもうれしいです。 今年9月に福岡、大阪、東京を訪れ、新レーベル「microglobe」の音楽を紹介します。 恐れや不安の時には、私たちの心と音楽に私たちの団結を祝福しましょう。 ここに日付があります: 9月13日:Tokyo, DOMMUNE 9月15日:Fukuoka, Kieth Flack 9月16日:Osaka, bar 天空喫茶 9月17日:Tokyo, Wall&Wall...

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We Call It Techno

We Call It Techno

In 2008 the fine documentation "We Call It Techno" was released on DVD. It was to my knowledge the first proper documentation of it's kind with many to follow.It included a lot of video footage from a time, when there were no smartphones with cameras yet...

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Live @ Tekknozid, Oldschool-Set, 18.02.2017

Live @ Tekknozid, Oldschool-Set, 18.02.2017

I played live at the Old School Party Tekknozid last Saturday. So much love, so much sweat, it was just great! Thanks to Tekknozid head honcho Wolle XDP, for whom I played already almost 25 years ago at Wizzzard and Tekknozid X. A big thank you also to the...

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Merry Christmas everybody!

Merry Christmas everybody!

It's the time of year again: Christmas season is here. Back in the early 90s, the discontinued Boom Magazine invited several activists from the Berlin club scene for a Christmas photo shooting: DJ Terrible as the little Jesus baby, Heike Woosey and Uwe...

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Raving Iran

Raving Iran

Today I would like to post a recommendation for "Raving Iran", a movie about the Techno scene in Iran, a country where you can end up in jail when you follow Techno. I watched a preview of this with my friend DJ Namito who had left Iran as a teenager soon after...

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Beroshima – Hexaline (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

Beroshima – Hexaline (Mijk van Dijk Remix)

DJ Tomoya aka Reqterdrumer from Fukuoka runs Blue Arts Music, a label for Japanese techno. I already participated in 2015 with my remix for Tomoya's track Torrent Of People. Now Blue Arts Music is releasing exclusive remixes of Version Of Reality by Hiroshi Watanabe...

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Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party March 2016

Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party March 2016

Yesterday's Walfisch Revival Party once again meant a back reflection to the Old School. I brought almost only records that I didn't play in my sets from 2015 and 2014 to further complete my narrative of Old School tracks rather than playing the same set again in a...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Set at Blümerant, Berlin, 2016-02-26

Mijk van Dijk DJ Set at Blümerant, Berlin, 2016-02-26

My set at Blümerant on February 26th 2016 is now on Mixcloud. Introducing my forthcoming release "Mankind United" with DJ Rummy Sharma on BluFin Records and some of my latest and yet unreleased Techno productions. Big thanks to MAZE Club in Berlin (Sue + Mark),...

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Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party May 2015

Sound & Vision Walfisch Revival Party May 2015

The Walfisch club was the first after hour institution in Berlin. Located just at the exit of U-Bahn station Heinrich-Heine-Strasse it was in session from 1991 to 1993 (or so) as the first Afterhour club in Berlin. It would only open by 10:00h on Sunday morning and...

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Halloween DJ Set at Brain Club Braunschweig

Halloween DJ Set at Brain Club Braunschweig

Hello Sweeties, on Halloween, October 31st 2014  I played a DJ set with my praxxiz Booking buddies Dr. Motte and Superstrobe at the fine Brain Club Braunschweig. I was a grand night and luckily I recorded my DJ Set. A bit harder than my last monthly mixes, but we...

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Mijk van Dijk DJ Mix June 2014

Mijk van Dijk DJ Mix June 2014

I just uploaded the DJ mix of music 4 the microglobe #15, the June 2014 edition as heard live on BLN.fm, cuebase-fm and XLTRAX on Thursday, June19th. music 4 the microglobe is a one-hour-show featuring Mijk’s favourite music in a DJ mix. Deep House, Boogie, Tech House...

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Der Klang der Familie – English chapter online

Der Klang der Familie – English chapter online

Some of you probably know the book "Der Klang der Familie", named after the famous track by 3Phase feat. Dr. Motte. It's an oral history of the first years of Techno in Berlin, compiled and written by Felix Denk and Sven von Thülen (of Zander VT fame) out of probably...

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The Evolution Of Western Dance Music

The Evolution Of Western Dance Music

Yes, I do like graphics like this and that's why I wish to share this with you. Although some details here are probably discussable, it shows a lot of connections from the past and pays respect to Africa, where our dance music grooves originally came from. So visit...

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music 4 the microglobe #1, April 2013 (just the music)

music 4 the microglobe #1, April 2013 (just the music)

This is just the music of Mijk van Dijk’s radio podcast »music 4 the microglobe«. 1st hour: I House U, 2nd hour: electric – eclectic – essential If you like the full radio podcast, go listen to it here! Follow »music 4 the microglobe« on Facebook! Mijk van Dijk...

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Introducing environ-mental recordings

Introducing environ-mental recordings

Environ-Mental Recordings is a label from German techno producer Mijk van Dijk, also known as Microglobe. The label is designed to be a platform for digitally re-mastered 90s gems, which were only available as the physical copies on the MFS Berlin label in the 90s....

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Eines Tages: Die Pioniertage des Techno

Eines Tages: Die Pioniertage des Techno

Mijk wrote an article about the "stone age" of Techno in Berlin for the online version of German renowned news magazine "Der Spiegel". Dive into the foundation years of our music. Unfortunately only in German... Harte Beats in herrenlosen Bunkern: Die erste Partys...

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Mijk van Dijk – Motherwomb EP – Frisbee Records 073

Mijk van Dijk – Motherwomb EP – Frisbee Records 073

 Some of you might already have heard it in the clubs: Mijk van Dijk will give his debut on DJ Good Groove's legendary Frisbee Records label with his "Motherwomb-EP" featuring the tracks "Anticipation" and "Motherwomb", catalogue number #073. The title refers to Mijk...

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Phobia – Phobia (DJ Hell-Remix) – Gigolo Records

Phobia – Phobia (DJ Hell-Remix) – Gigolo Records

DJ Hell and Mijk van Dijk remixed "Phobia" by Phobia. This was one of the very first tracks to influence trance producers and it still sounds as fresh today as it did when first released in ’91 on Cyclotron / Rising High Records. Tobias Freund aka Pink Elln aka Phobia...

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Mijk van Dijk & Namito – Bassfood EP – Circle Music

Mijk van Dijk & Namito – Bassfood EP – Circle Music

Over 5 years after their "Härter"-Release on Confused Records, Mijk created a bass-heavy production with long-term buddy Namito, who is just recently going through the roof with his fresh new "Joujou-EP" on Kling Klong Records. "Bassfood" features sub-sonic bass...

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Rok & Mijk – Jack Your Ass EP – Gigolo Records 205

Rok & Mijk – Jack Your Ass EP – Gigolo Records 205

To kick off 2007 in style Mijk's first release in this year will be an EP  together with Berlin DJ legend DJ Rok on Gigolo Records #205, featuring their original plus remixes by both Rok & Mijk. Jackin' frenzy for this millenium! Gigolo #205 is out now and...

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Mijk van Dijk – Closer EP – Kling Klong 007

Mijk van Dijk – Closer EP – Kling Klong 007

After a gig in Stuttgart, Mijk went to the studio together with Kling Klong boss Martin Eyerer for 2 days. On the first day, they worked with Cubase on "Closer". The phat bass line is provided by a real Minimoog synth tweaked by Mijk. In the meantime  Martin was in...

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