Dave Clarke (techno DJ)

David Anthony Clarke, known by his nickname Dave Clarke, ( born September 19, 1968 in Brighton, England ) is a British music producer, radio presenter, remixer and techno DJ.

Curriculum vitae

Dave started as a hip hop DJ and later went on to Acid House. He was one of the first and most prolific techno producers from the UK, but can not be set to one style. Together with his wife, Laura -Jane, he led from 1992 to 1996, the label Magnetic North, on the EPs also released by Cristian Vogel and Adam X. Since 2001, Clarke published his productions for the British label Skint.

Dave Clarke is known for its extraordinary remixes for artists such as Depeche Mode, Moby, Underworld, DJ Rush and Laurent Garnier. Even his own productions and his DJ sets are very popular. His discography includes a large number of club hits; here are mainly appeared on the labels Bush and Deconstruction Red Two and Southside mentioned. In addition, his mix CDs extremely popular. Being on Studio K7! published contribution to the X-Mix series helped the style Electro back to more popularity.

Clarke is or was a resident DJ in some of the most famous clubs in the world, such as Bugged Out! , Pure, Atomic Jam and Head Start in the United Kingdom, Barcelona's Nitsa and Brussels Prestige Club Fuse.

As one of the few techno artists he was repeatedly invited to a John Peel session, the influential British radio show of the moderator and DJ John Peel on BBC.


In addition to his productions as Dave Clarke, he published his music under the pseudonyms 1016 Difficult Child, Directional Force, Fly By Wire, Graphite, Hardcore, KOD, ortaniques and Pig City.