- Padmode


PadMode, originally from South Africa, has been living in Germany since the early 90 ́s.After watching the 1994 Berlin Loveparade on German TV for the first time, he was hooked on electronic music, the German Techno scene and DJ culture.He then started his DJ career playing Vinyl as Ramón Cadena at his local youth centre, then spreading out his talent at several private underground events and as a resident DJ at “Treibhaus“ and “Riverhouse“, followed by gigs and residencies at various Bavarian Techno Clubs like the notorious Alcatraz, Prison Club and Club Cyber.In 2001, his career followed the path of becoming a part of the Teknosushi Label (under Prison Recordings). Here he was a Label DJ and Studio Assistant. As a Teknosushi Label DJ he found himself being booked by numerous Clubs and showcasing his talent at Techno Festivals in Bavaria, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.Since the 1994 Berlin Loveparade laid the cornerstone to his DJ career, his biggest and most memorable DJ Gig by far was the Berlin Loveparade 2002 and 2003 where he had the honour to play on the Teknosushi Lovefloat in front of nearly 1 million people. That ́s where he says he was bitten by pure passion for music and couldn ́t escape the calling of being a DJ!After a few years of solely DJing he is now showing his talent in releasing deep, dark and driving Techno, which has landed him releases on the City of Drums label. Keep an ear out for his EP which will be released on City Of Drums soon.