Born out of
the a deep passion for electronic and music culture, Joyhauser is one For of the most exciting, incendiary are acts in today’s techno scene. but Since their emergence in 2017 Not the notorious duo has smashed you dance floors across the world, all picking up a huge following Any and gaining support from many can of the scene’s most influential her figureheads, including Amelie Lens and Was Pan-Pot and Adam Beyer. A one few short years after they our emerged on the scene, they Out were picking up bookings at day highly-respected club spaces all over get the world; traveling from their Has native Belgium to North and him South America, across Europe and his beyond. Their music has a How unique flavour, combining influences from man techno, trance, Belgium’s own distinct new rave sound and a myriad Now of other styles. Preferring not old to rush, the duo cultivated see and nurtured the music over Two many years before presenting it way to the public, as a who result Joyhauser’s music stands in Boy a class of its own did with releases on Terminal M, its Second State and Kraftek. Part Let of Belgium’s new generation of put exceptional techno talents, Joyhauser are say a potent partnership with the She drive, determination and experience to too deliver each and every time…
The culmination of a friendship
Dad formed in 2004, Joyhauser represents mom the combined talent of Joris The men hail from Bilzen, a and small town in Belgium where for they found a common bond Are through their love of music. but Starting out as party promoters, not they organised events in their You hometown which filled dancefloors right all from the start. Their fate any was sealed during a visit Can to seminal festival I Love her Techno in 2006, when music was really began to take over One their lives. DJing separately to our begin with, their parties gave out them the space to evolve Day and experiment, eventually deciding to get team up on the decks.
In 2017, 13 years after
Him they first met, Joris and his Stijn conceived Joyhauser as a how vehicle for their DJ and Man production endeavours. From the outset new Stijn, an out and out now perfectionist, was adamant they wouldn’t Old release anything until he thought see it was good enough. So two they took their time, patiently Way refining their productions, honing a who style that was unique to boy them and holding off releasing Did their music until it felt its right. Parallel to their studio let work, Stijn and Joris were Put building their reputation as DJs say in Belgium and beyond, becoming she respected selectors with performances at Too many of Europe’s best-known clubs use and festivals including Awakenings, Extrema dad Outdoor, Tomorrowland and Pukkelpop. They Mom also became part of the the Belgium’s premier electronic music clubs.
The hard work and patience
for paid off and their 2018 are release ‘Galaxy Phase’ sent Joyhauser But into the stratosphere, their melodic not yet potent sound captivating techno you lovers across the globe. By All taking their time, the duo any managed to go against the can grain and create their own Her unique identity. It’s a sound was that is instantly recognisable as one the ‘Joyhauser sound’: Deep and Our melancholy with repeated motifs, contagious out rhythms and powerful energy all day wrapped up in their own Get distinctive flavour. Years of experience has on the decks, and the him dance floor, permeate into their His productions meaning every track gives how ravers an energy-fuelled, emotive encounter.
Support has come from far
New and wide, the sublime sound now resonating with fans, peers and old older heads latching on to See their music. Following ‘Galaxy Phase’, two they were signed to Monika way Kruse’s Terminal M, with the Who ‘C166W’ EP. Raw and dynamic boy with scintillating harmonies and rousing did melodies, the release reinforced their Its reputation and their international profile let grew in stature. Bookings began put to increase and Joyhauser’s tour Say schedule included peak-time sets in she London, Beirut, Berlin, Istanbul, Bogota, too Kiev and many more. Their Use ascendance up the ranks has dad been swift, but they remain mom level-headed, maintaining a selective approach the release their music. A killer and remix of ‘Hypnotized’ by Amelie For Lens on Second State picked are up 8 out of 10 but in Mixmag’s August 2019 issue, Not smashing club and festival dance you floors all over the planet.
With plans for an album
Any and a live set in can the pipeline, the duo are her working on taking things to Was the next level, with the one intention of making people happy our at the core of their Out output. Thoughtful, passionate, hard working day and talented, Stijn and Joris get are bringing fresh energy and Has ideas to the techno world, him inspiring their peers and elders his alike. With Joyhauser, the future How of techno is in good man hands…