Arovane is the best known pseudonym of the Berlin electronic musician Uwe Zahn ( born 1965 in Hameln ).


Initial experience in the field of music production gear collected in the early 1980s by experimenting with microphones, Kassettenaufnamen and Casio keyboards. In 1983 he bought his first synthesizer and exchanged first self-produced tapes with friends from. After a move to Hanover, he learned to play the clarinet and dealt increasingly with turntablism. After a move to Munich, he joined the live music group Six And More, who played with electronic devices live improvised music. Followed in 1991, another move to Berlin and the construction of the first own studio. His own tracks were rather attributable to the breakbeat. After first working for a Berlin radio in 1997 the contact with the Berlin electronic label DIN, gave up the tooth a year later his debut as Arovane revealed. After the first three EPs, with whom he achieved greater prominence in the scene that followed 2000, the album Atol Scrap, which joined seamlessly to the experimental, yet melodic style of the first publications. As early as 1999 had recorded tooth for the label City Centre Offices Album Tides, which is notable for its rather unusual spinet sounds. However Tides was in Germany until the middle of the following year and remained available to a small group of fans reserved. On this album, tooth reunited with musician Christian Kleine, with whom he had previously recorded an EP.

After the success of albums followed releases on Morr Music, Lux Nigra and Toytronic. In the meantime published tooth two EPs under the alias Nedjev and went as Arovane on tour. He joined, among others, on the Pukkelpop festival.

The title of the last track of his 2004 inspired from a trip to Japan Lilies album is Good Bye Forever, fueling speculation about whether tooth under this pseudonym wants to continue to produce music. After a year without publications, tooth filed with the piece amines Atol back on the sampler Pink Rest At Low Levels.

2013 appeared after 9 -year break with Ve Palor a new Arovane album.

Besides his own publications Arovanes pieces often appeared on various electronica compilations. As a remixer, he provided new arrangements for Bomb The Bass, Lali Puna, Pub, anger and No Movement No Sound No Memories.



  • 2000: Atol Scrap
  • 2000: Tides
  • 2001: AER ( Valid ) (split album with phoneme )
  • 2002: Icol Diston (Compilation from the pieces of EPs Arovane, Icol Diston and AMX )
  • 2004: Lilies
  • 2013: Ve Palor '

Singles and EPs