Berlin-based duo Booka Shade formed by Walter Merziger and Arno Kammermeier has gotten a reputation as one of the most celebrated electronic acts from Europe in the past two decades.
With their beginnings in Frankfurt and their sights originally on synth-pop, the duo quickly gained a strong following within electronic music, and in 2002 the pairing co-founded the now legendary dance label Get Physical Music, where they would have a platform for their own music.
Three years later, with their EP’s “Mandarine EP” and “Body Language” (the latter co-produced with M.A.N.D.Y.) they gained international success, whilst the following years they gained global success in the electronic music scene. After performing at Sonar in 2005, they were named one of Resident Advisor’s Top 5 live acts in the world. With seven albums, dozen EP’s and remixed, Booka Shade became synonymous with the spirit which drives electronic music.
”Dance music so perfect it can’t help but move you’’ – Pitchfork on Booka Shade