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  laminat [freestyle furioso|tanzmatratze]  

Laminat(e) is a material constructed by uniting two or more layers of material together. The process of creating a laminat(e) is lamination, which usually refers to sandwiching something between layers of plastic (vinyl) and sealing (mixing) them with heat and/or pressure. This is exactly what DJ Laminat does: mixing sounds and tunes together to create new ones...

Growing up with Hiphop and releasing his first and so far only album at the tender age of 20, our Private Benjamin drifted off into the adventureous realm of hiphop-avantgarde, shifting his musical focus more and more towards electronic uptempo grooves. The Tipping point of this development was celebrating his 21st birthday in Berlin with DJs from the International Gigolo – Posse. Since then, Laminat is a victorious victim of the four to the floor approach to the craft of spinning. Sailing on the bassline like steamboat-captain on a powerful river, scanning the horizon for the infinite loop and creating magical veils between the DJ-booth and the dancefloor like a sorcerer: it all stems from Mr. Laminat’s desire to fuse body and soul into its preternatural harmony, layer after layer after layer...


Photo by Tanya Traboulsi