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Tocadisco
DJ Tocadisco
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Background information
Roman Böer
Born (1974-06-09) June 9, 1974 (age 44)
Berlin, Germany
Websitewww.tocadisco.com

DJ Tocadisco, previously Tocadisco (Spanish for "turntable") is a German DJ and record producer.

Biography

Born in Berlin, but grew up as the son of the photographer and media designer Gerry Böer in Mönchengladbach, where he also regularly (even today) hangs at the club the night.

In 1996, Tocadisco began his professional career as a DJ at Club Unique in Düsseldorf. The club was elected "best club in town" during his stint by the magazine Prinz. In 2000 Tocadisco moved to Cologne and taught there be a studio.

He produced several remixes for different record companies. The best-known case was "Lifetimes" by Slam. His mix was chosen as one of the 12 best remixes of 2001 by the readers of the magazine Groove. In October 2003 he signed a contract with the German record company Superstar Recordings. His first single under this label was "Nobody (Likes the Records That I Play)". It reached number 39 in the German charts. In 2005 Tocadisco was chosen by the magazine Raveline as one of the best newcomers of 2004.

2005 Tocadisco's remix of Mylos In My Arms became one of the most played dance tracks of the year. This was followed by his second single "You're No Good for Me" 'and then the double single Music Loud / Crazy Cursor.

On Superstar Recordings Tocadisco published a series of club EP`s under the pseudonym: "AC / OT"

2006 In September, Tocadisco remixed a track by Michael Cretu's project "Enigma - Eppur si muove" of Enigma's latest album A Posteriori.

His remix for "The Egg - Walking Away" (Great Stuff Records) was chosen by Citroën for the advertising campaign for the Model C4. Furthermore, David Guetta took the instrumental and mixed it with one of his biggest hits, "Love Do not Let Me Go". This bootleg version was released as "David Guetta vs. The Egg" - "Love Don't Let Me Go" on Ultra Records, reaching the #3 position on the UK charts.

2008 On 25 January 2008 his first album "Solo" was released. In August of the same year the single Tomorrow Can Wait with David Guetta and Chris Willis was released to great success.

He has produced with New Order, Tiga, David Guetta, Kelis, Fatboy Slim, Robin Schulz, Steve Angello, Axwell, Armin van Buuren and many more music producers and writers.

On September 18, 2009, his second album "TOCA 128.0 FM" appeared on the German dance label Superstar Recordings.

2011 saw the single "Tequila Sunrise", which was published in cooperation with the Dutch producer Afrojack on Wall / Spinnin Records.

Awards: A gold record for the remix for "Laser power -" No, man, "a gold record for his remix of Robin Schulz feat Jasmine Thomson -" Sun Goes Down ", a platinum record for his remix of Faul & Wad ad - "Changes" and a platinum discs for his production work on David Guetta`s album "One Love ". In 2008 The Music Factory (TMF) awarded Tocadisco "Best International Dance Act of 2008".

"TOCA45 Recordings" is Tocadisco's independant record label. Tocadisco hosts "TOCACABANA", his globally broadcast radio show (60 stations in 40 countries) and its internationally successful live party series. This was first launched in 2010 along with his wife Nathizinha in Cologne Club "boathouse" in life. Together with his wife, Tocadisco operates the Artist Booking Agency "Morumbi Booking".

In 2012 he created a big summer hit of the year with his remix for Milk & Sugar`s "Let the Sunshine". Furthermore, he then released his third album "FR3E" initially as a free download on the German label "weplay". In the same year the single "That Miami Track" appeared in collaboration with Julian Smith.

The 2013 published single "Get Away" featuring Lennart A. Salomon of "Sono" was a surprise success in Hungary.

2013 Fatboyslim and Riva Starr feat Beardyman created their hit "Eat, Sleep, Rave, Repeat" in which they used a sample of Tocadisco's Track "Bat3ria" (from his third album "FR3E"). This track influenced pop culture far beyond the music scene. However, the use of this sample was initially not officially approved by Tocadisco. But after a short negotiation Tocadisco was involved as a composer of the song.

On 26/08/2013 the track "Falling" was released on the English label Toolroom Records.

2014 Saw Tocadisco manage to top the German dance charts twice with his remixes for Faul & Wad Ad - "Changes" and Robin Schulz - "Sun goes down".

The English record label "Toolroom Records" and the company "M-Audio" Tocadisco worked on a 2014 published musical instrument name "Trigger Finger Pro"

2015 published a series of Tocadisco EP`s on his label TOCA 45 Recordings (Brasil EP, Snake EP)

On 1 May 2016 appeared Tocadisco`s fourth album "IV" on TOCA45 Recordings.

2016 Tocadisco released a remix for the Australian group "Yolanda be cool" titled "From me to you (Tocadisco Remix)" on the Dutch label Spinnin 'Records. It is based on a new sung version of a Beatles classic performed by Bobby McFerrin.

Discography

Remixes

Singles and Remixes

Look Of Today (Tocadisco Remix) Enigma - Look Of Today (Tocadisco Remix) (CDr, Single, Unofficial) EMI 1999

Fantasy (El Tocadisco's Virgin Mary Mix) (as El Tocadisco) Studio 69 feat. Karl Frierson - Fantasy ? (2 versions) Air 2000

Do You Want Me? (El Tocadiso's Las Palmas Mix) (as El Tocadisco) Studio 69 Feat. Karl Frierson - Do You Want Me? ? (2 versions) Air, Air 2001

Lifetimes (Konigswasser Mix By El Tocadisco) (as El Tocadisco) Slam - Lifetimes (12") Zomba Records 2001

Gotta Get Thru This (El Tocadisco's and 3 more... Daniel Bedingfield - Gotta Get Thru This (Remixes) ? (2 versions) Jive 2001

El Arbi (Tocadisco's Mix) Air Libre - El Arbi ? (2 versions) Air, Air 2001

Lifetimes (Königswasser Mix By El Tocadisco) (as El Tocadisco) Various - Kontor - Top Of The Clubs Volume 13 (2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Polystar (3) 2001

Soca Dance (El Tocadisco's Rework) (as El Tocadisco) Bruce Wayne - Soca Dance (12") Tasted 2001

Promised Land (Toca Disco Remix) (as Toca Disco) Studio 69 Feat. Karl Frierson - Promised Land ? (2 versions) Air 2002

L.o.v.e. (El Tocadisco Beat On The Funk Mix) (as El Tocadisco) and 2 more... Honey Bunch - L.O.V.E. (Makin' Love In My Car) (12") BMG 2002

OOO La La La (Tocadisco Remix) Justine Earp - OOO La La La (Tocadisco Remix) (12") House Master Records 2002

Promised Land (Toca Disco Remix) (as El Tocadisco) DJ Antoine - Mainstation 2002 - Housesession (CD, Comp, Mixed) Muve Recordings 2002

Soca Dance (Tocadisco Rework) (as El Tocadisco) Various - Brazilian Basics 4 (CD, Comp, Mixed) Urban Essentials 2002

Freaks (DJ Tocadisco Mix) (as DJ Tocadisco) Various - The Annual 2004 - German Edition (2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Polystar (3) 2003

Nobody (Likes The Records That I Play) (TD's On The Tube Version) (as TD) DJ Tocadisco* - Nobody (Likes The Records That I Play) (CD, Single) Spinnin' Records 2004

(I Just Want To Be A) Drummer (DJ Tocadisco Remix) (as El Tocadisco) and 2 more... Heavy Rock - (I Just Want To Be A) Drummer (12") Superstar Recordings 2004

Freaks (DJ Tocadisco Mix) (as DJ Tocadisco) Moguai - Freaks ? (4 versions) Superstar Recordings 2004

Bang Bang (DJ Tocadisco's and 3 more... Toktok Und Nena* - Bang Bang ? (4 versions) Superstar Recordings 2004

(I Just Want To Be A) Drummer (DJ Tocadisco Remix) (as El Tocadisco) and 2 more... Heavy Rock - (I Just Want To Be A) Drummer (12") Superstar Recordings 2004

Bang Bang (DJ Tocadisco's 'Don't Fake The Break' Mix) (as DJ Tocadisco) Various - Kontor - Top Of The Clubs Volume 23 (2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Polystar (3) 2004

(I Just Want To Be) A Drummer (DJ Tocadisco Remix) (as DJ Tocadisco) John Course & Mark Dynamix - Sessions One (2xCD, Mixed, Comp) Ministry Of Sound (Australia) 2004

Freaks (DJ Tocadisco Mix) (as DJ Tocadisco) Disco Boys, The - The Disco Boys - Volume 4 (2xCD) Kontor Records 2004

Walking Away (Tocadisco's Acid Walk Mix) (as El Tocadisco) Egg, The - Walking Away ? (13 versions) Great Stuff Recordings 2005

In My Arms (Tocadisco's Zwishen Den Stühlen Mix) Erick Morillo - Subliminal Sessions Nine (3xCD, Comp, Mixed) Subliminal 2005

S.O.S. (Tocadisco's Tu No Me Conoces Mix) and 2 more... A Studio Feat. Polina - S.O.S. ? (7 versions)

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