C12, Deep in House
As a Masters student in musicology at the ULB in Brussels Chris is currently writing his thesis on André Stordeur – Pioneer of modular synthesis – and the impact his Studio “Synthèses” had on the belgian musical scene in the 70s and 80s.
As a studio engineer, he has worked for a number of renowned local projects such as Basic Moves and Different Fountains.
When it comes to DJing and collecting records, Chris has been an active member of the Brussels electronic scene for the past 10 years. His successes as a Deep in House and C12 resident have allowed him to play for a number of internationally esteemed events such as the Klub Nacht in Berghain and Nuit Sonores in Lyon.
Inspirations: His large and varied spectrum of influences range from Pérotin to Schubert, Varèse, Donald Byrd, Oxmo Puccino, Theo Parrish, Underground Resistance, Jan Jelinek, just to name a few.
It all began with hip hop, soul, funk and jazz in his teenage years which quickly drew him to electronic music and all its sub genres within dance music.His musical interest then expanded to ancient occidental music and its early polyphony all the way to today’s most contemporary music.