MARKUS SAArländer

Berlin - Brighton, Frisky Radio, Trickstar Radio, Dino Audio, Decoded Magazine, circle. Ibiza

Markus is the founder of Dino Audio and Berlin-Brighton, a Berlin style underground club night that has been making waves for the last five years. With queues down the street and full venues for every party, Berlin has established itself as one Brighton’s most popular Underground music events.

The night has also been forward thinking in terms of the type of parties (in true Berlin style), with a residency at the Green Door Store as well as alternative parties such as beach terrace parties, pop up parties, studio parties, outdoor Christmas market parties and collabs with other venues in the city. In 2020 Berlin will move to a stunning venue in the centre of the city and close to Brighton Seafront called Chalk with official Afterparties being held at Zahara two doors down until 8am. 

On the back of that Berlin has enjoyed a successful radio show on Codesouth.FM for the whole of 2016 and moving over to Trickstar Radio in January 2017. Markus is from Germany having moved over to the UK many moons ago and always wanted to bring a slice of his home land to the UK.

Spending his early DJ years in the North West of England playing Trance, House and Tech House in around Manchester, Markus extended his portfolio with gigs elsewhere in the UK and Europe including slots at well known beach bars in Ibiza. Moving to Brighton in 2011, Markus quickly got onto the circuit with residencies for Hed Kandi and has now played at every well-known club and bar venue in the city, as well as boat parties, Brighton Pride and other quirky pop up events. Equally Markus has been featured in multiple magazines and articles such as Decoded Magazine, DJ Mag, Frisky Radio, BN1, XYZ, Native FM and After Dark. Recent years have also seen the collaboration with German and UK record labels in the form of Radio Show features and Label Showcase events involving Mother Recordings, Kittball, Stil vor Talent, Steyoyoke, Beste Modus, Selador and Arms & Legs. In addition Berlin has teamed up with one of Berlin's most popular clubs Ritter Butzke two years in a row at the Green Door Store.

 

​Guest Mixes have included 2 Decoded Magazine Pioneer DJ Radio Shows, a special guest on the Kittball Radio Show on Ibiza Global Radio, as well as BLITZ FM St Petersburg, Krafted Radio, The Goat Shed, Alex Preda's 'Layers' Series in Amsterdam, Native FM, After Dark, circle.Ibiza, and Kurt Kjergaard's infamous Beach Podcast Series.

 

Other recent highlights have included support at the Arch for Groove Armada, Booka Shade and John 00 Fleming's JOOF Editions shows. Berlin and Markus were also the official partner for Waze & Odyssey's Street Tracks series in Brighton in 2018. Not only that Markus has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in the business such as Timo Maas, Tiefschwarz, Einmusik, John Digweed, Rebekah, Juliet Fox, Dave Seaman, Alex Niggemann, Kellerkind, Thomas Schumacher, Nhan Solo, Superlover, Just Her, Timo Garcia, Juliet Sikora, Emanuel Satie, Cinthie, Daniel Steinberg, Jeremy Underground, Jonas Saalbach, Teenage Mutants, Tigerskin, BLANCAh most of whom have become personal friends. 

Markus is also a journalist and regularly writes articles for the Berlin-Brighton Website as well as conducting interviews with artists. Markus also joined the Decoded Magazine team as an event partner 4 years ago and has been involved in numerous interviews as well two video interviews in Ibiza this year with Timo Maas and Kittball Records label head Juliet Sikora. Markus will in 2020 again be involved in the Brighton Music Conference (BMC) for a 4th year running and looking to be involved in speaking on another panel, as well as hosting one of the official BMC Parties (as Berlin) on the Friday night of the Conference.

In May 2019, after returning from a LIVE Stream during the International Music Summit in Ibiza on the beach, in collaboration with Decoded Magazine and circle. Ibiza and good friend Luke Brancaccio, Markus was invited by Danny Rampling to warm up at his infamous 'Shoom' night at the Arch in Brighton before Leftfield and himself on the lineup. A set which received big praise from Danny.

 

In June 2018 Markus also featured as the Artist of the Week for global underground music station Frisky Radio, which led to Markus starting is own Radio show 'Rainbow Frequencies' airing on 12 November 2018 on the NYC based station, which is also the home of big hitters such as Sasha, Dave Seaman, Steve Lawler, Nick Warren and many more. Markus hosts the show every second Monday at 4pm EST, 9pm UK and 10pm CET. The show also reached no.2 in the global Frisky charts in February 2019. Alternatively catch Markus hosting the Berlin Radio Show every Wednesday 18:00-20:00 UK Time on www.trickstarradio.com

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