Growing a global reputation as a DJ and producer in the mid 1990’s, Ellen Allien founded her label BPitch Control in 1999, creating a hub of techno, house and diverse electronic music. With over 300 releases in its catalogue – 331 to be exact – it is safe to say that BPitch is here to stay. The latest album release is Ellen’s 7th studio album “Nost” (BPC330). A critically acclaimed eclectic album sprung from the dance floor, a personal journey through her past, modified and updated for the present.
As a DJ, sourcing and collecting music for many years, Ellen Allien has enormous skill and resource. A techno lover from the start, it is her musical core, the running theme through her varied sets. Ellen comfortably blends and weaves a pattern of her own hypnotic Berlin techno, acid house, minimal jams and freak house slammers. Absorbing the space and the energy of the dancers, she creates something mysterious and captivating for the there and then. Extraterrestrial Allien Dance is taking place.
Ellen Allien holds residencies in the clubs Circoloco at DC10, Ibiza, Nitsa at Apollo, Barcelona, and you frequently find her performing festivals such as Germany’s Melt or N.A.M.E. Festival in France, to mention a few. Furthermore, her new global event series We Are Not Alone, the BPitch Boogy-parties, BPC label showcases and her in-store record shop happenings Vinylism, keeps her not only busy, but focused, creative and inspired.