Marleen Polakowski(*1990 in Cologne, Germany) is a Techno DJane and educated Music Producer.“If you don’t go forwards you go backwards“ is the motto of this young emerging talent.
Her musical passion is Techno: groovy, impulsive, straight forward and influenced by melodic parts. Thanks to Marleen’s technical prowess and the creative mastery of Traktor, her sets are renowned for their creativity and unique musical style. She plays with 4 decks all in all with the aid of 2 midi-controllers to enable a creative and individual DJ/Liveset.
At the early age of 14, Marleen Polakowski discovered her passion for electronic music. In 2004 she started to practice mixing vinyl with her DJ friends and was unstoppable ever since.
In 2006 she went to Australia for nearly 2 years to network with international contacts of the electronic music industry and to diversify her musical influences. There, she also started playing with CDs and began to produce her own music with several DAWs.
In early 2008 she went back to Germany and at 17 started her DJ-career at the legendary “Rheingold Saal” Club (also known as Poison Club) in Duesseldorf.
11th April 2011 she released her first official EP "Confused Flute" at "BM Slim" (sublabel of Baile Musik) under her old artist name “Mimi Marleen“. In 2014 she has started again with a few remixes including Patrik Berg’s hit “Aquamarin” for the Berlin label “Fanciful”.
In 2013 she joined Mike Maaß’s emerging Techno label and agency "Black Circus".
2014 she spent a long time at Ibiza’s resident DJ for Sankeys Club. There she came up with the idea to establish a music management organisation named “Sunidara”. Back in Germany she started with her first very successful events.
Up to this date, the young techno-driven babe is active internationally like Borderine in Switzerland and is booked by the best clubs in Germany (including Nature One, U60311-Frankfurt/Main, ButanClub-Wuppertal, several Clubs in Berlin and many more) to offer the audience an unique techno-highlight.
In 2015 she waspart of the newcomer label “Uncut” from Cologne and hasalsoreleased on the first remix compilation together with Mike Wall, Ixel, Lukas Freudenberger, Florian Frings and many more.
In 2016 she went to Asia for a Thailand Tour and has also released 2 EPs: “Vintage Mind” at the Mexican label “Urban Recording” and “Sinister Mind” at Electrorites’s Italian label “Shout Records” remixed by Luix Spectrum and O.T.R.S.