After having bought two turntables and a mixer, he began deejayin in 1994. In 1996 Diego started to build up his own studio. He started to send out his first demo tapes in 1998. An introduction to Stefan Riesen from Phont Music in 1998 led to his first release.
Towards the end of 1999 he got in touch with Heiko Laux and released the “Superpositions EP”, followed by several 12inches and 4 albums. In summer 2000 Diego meet the former drummer of legendary hardcore bands like Discharge and Flux of Pink Indians, Dave Elsmere aka Voco Derman. Diego and Dave were two of the first artists to upload their tracks in the early days of mp3.com. There they met and from then on they tried to develop a common functioning. Diego & Dave realized a common taste in music and share the same ideas about the free distribution of music.
Chatting about “Plagiarism” on the net, both agree that the further development of a given musical system is rather interesting and not a thievery of ideas. Shorthand they decided to musically elaborate the Basic Channel like Dub-Techno and started producing. Of course all results were constantly uploaded and made public. (Over 77’000 downloads to Date !! :) Having released 4 of the more technoid tracks as Diego & Voco Derman "Raster EP" (ka 51) on Kanzleramt a k2o mini-album contains 8 of the calmer tracks, configured for the project name Shapes & Forms got released. In 2001-2002 Diego played sets at clubs all around the globe. In 2003 Diego released his his 3rd album “Instant Reality” (ka85) on Kanzleramt and on new recordings for k20. Diego´s current album “Open” (ka111) was released in September 2004. Based on techno, the album connetcs versatile songstyles and shows once more Diego´s professional skills in his production.
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