The CONDUIT // 016 – Deepak Sharma

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// Deepak Sharma  //

New York City’s Deepak Sharma has to be one of the hardest working guys I know, he’s a promoter, label owner, DJ, and producer. His releases with partner Dieter Krause on their Hidden Recordings label have to be some of the most consistently on point in the North American techno scene. Sharma hopes to take things beyond that point, becoming an established international artist, leading quite possibly to a day when we’ll say “We remember when he was just getting started…”. But in the meantime, the guy continues to be the ever toiling underdog. His latest release on Hidden – “Wolkenreise” – is garnering rave reviews and we were able to secure a DJ mix from him in celebration of it.   – Sean-Michael Yoder

// Bio //

Deepak Sharma with partner Dieter Krause, and is one of the world’s fastest rising and growing techno labels in the world.  Since 2006 Hidden Recordings has provided a wide range of techno to hundreds of DJs and fans.  The label’s sound ranges from deep techno to atmospheric chill-out with quirky, groovy bass lines and has been played in big room gigs, festivals, to smaller lounges and early morning terraces.

The press has taken notice of the duo’s rising popularity, with AOL Music’s Spinner.com comparing their sound and style to minimal techno giants Lusine, Superpitcher and Booka Shade.  In addition the duo has been reviewed in prominent magazines such as XLR8R, DJ Times, Time Out New York, MixMag (UK), Trax (France) and Raveline (Germany), licensed music to UK label Four-Twenty for their Music02 mix compilation and peaked as high as #3 on the Balance Record Pool Top 50 Chart.  Global recognition continues to mount as their tracks have reached Top 20 downloads on Germany’s Kompakt-MP3, and Top 10 downloads on HRFQ in Japan.  In 2007, Deepak and Dieter beat out established publishing groups and produced music for Singapore’s Ogilvy & Mather advertising agency and their client, Heineken Global.

// Links //

http://www.hidden-recordings.com
http://www.residentadvisor.net/dj/deepaksharma
http://www.soundcloud.com/hidden-recordings

// Current Releases //

Deepak Sharma & Dieter Krause – Wolkenreise – Hidden Recordings
My Favorite Robot – Birthday Song (Deepak Sharma & Dieter Krause Remix) – My Favorite Robot Records
Deepak Sharma & Dieter Krause – The Great Lawn – Hidden Recordings

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