‘Slamming mental techno with thick chunky grooves, stabby synth lines and ass kicking energy’ (Cheap Thrills, Sonic Groove U.S.A).
A string of vinyl and CD releases between 1996 and 2002 saw DJ BOLD gain international respect as a producer as well as a DJ. Starting his own label - Vast Recordings was the first natural step for Bold and the label was founded with his first two vinyl releases - Mission 8 ep and Turntable Phonetix.
The first major breakthrough came with inclusion in DJ charts from Germany’s widely acclaimed DJ Hell. At the same time, Dave Clarke on his Radio One essential mix and DJ Rush (two of the biggest names in techno) - could be heard playing DJ BOLD records all over the clubs of Europe.
Other production highlights for Bold included vinyl releases for Rush’s labels High Octane and Kne’ Deep based in Chicago and Berlin. Other releases followed on Australia’s Dirty House Records, his own label Vast Recordings and the new Australian label making big waves overseas and locally - Thrillseekers Australia. On one of Ben Sims’ visits to Australia he was so impressed by The Bold live PA he invited him to record for his labels and a release on Symbolism was born.
Described by Ben Sims as ‘an ep of raw talent’, Bold Manoeuvres (released late in 2002) rocked clubs and radio stations worldwide. Bold trax have also appeared in the play lists and charts of DJ’s like Laurent Garnier, Richie Hawtin, Jeff Mills, Ben Sims, DJ Hell, Space DJz, Dave Clarke, Francis Kevorkian.
Performance highlights include I love Techno, Monegros Festival, Awakenings, Gazometer, Love Parade, Dance Valley plus clubs and partys all over the world…Chicago, New York, Brasil, Germany, Spain, Italy, Bulgaria, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Portugal and many more.