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Uncompromising, unique, and completely unimpressed by fads and fashion: the fresh and multi-facetted sound of Basti Grub´s productions resonates innovation based on curiosity and an open-minded approach to music, life, everything--and beyond! Whether it´s lengthy, introverted and relaxed piano passages, or the novelty sound of the hang instrument, animal samples from the country side, exotic drums, interesting use of voices and song structures, or just plain fat tech house sound, Grub, who was born in Frankfurt, makes it unpredictable what´s next, and never limits himself by thinking in conventional terms.

From a very early age onwards, it became clear that Basti´s fascination with music would take centre stage in his life. The roots: reggae music, a Roland MC 303, turntables, and life-changing trips to Omen, Stammheim, U60311, and Robert Jonson which would lay the foundation to Grub´s concept of club-orientated sound. It was just a question of time until the Frankfurter started to promote his own events, and his regular work as club DJ would serve him as a solid base in the studio. Crucial in his innocent, self-centered search was his essential quest to find the perfect drums, a benchmark sound which was omnipresent in Grubs productions from the very beginnings.
It was down to his friend Brian Sanhaji that the results of Basti´s experiments saw the day of light, and by being supported by his mentor, Basti was able to to find his own sound: a fluid and thought-through mixture of grooving minimal techno and African vocals, swing, ethnic sounds, and the typical Grub-esque drums, his trademarks-to-be, making up the core of his essence. Not ready to compromise in any way, Basti soon felt the necessity to call into life his own imprint as his sound would stand out in the way-too-homogeneous club landscape dominated by normative music. Thought as an outlet for Grub´s own productions, Höhenregler, founded in 2007 and dedicated to playful Africa sounds, was swiftly followed up by the sub label Geregelt, a tribute to swing music combined with dub sounds.

Both labels were picked up by the Discomania distribution after a few releases, which instantly resulted in growing recognition. Not only Basti was getting well-known around the globe, his tracks also got picked up by acclaimed artists such as Ricardo Villalobos, Loco Dice, and Luciano as well as other top players. This was the definite turning point in Grub´s career. Merkesdir, founded in 2008, would add on to the spectrum, giving path to the floor-orientated "jungle house party" sound. In 2009, Grub celebrates another huge breakthrough moment with one of his tracks on Matthew Dear´s "Bodylanguage Vol. 7" mix album, and him releasing his first album "Dschungelorchester", a true pinnacle. His debut, released twice in two different versions, is ram-packed with those varied and crazy tracks full of humor and exuberance Grub is so famous for, and becomes an instant success. Another highlight: the club bomb "Sick", which promptly got picked up and compiled by Sven Väth on his "Sound of The 11th Season".

His labels´ rosters would set the pace and its restless outputs would soon mark a tendency. Remixes for the Italoboys, The Glitz, Aldo Cadiz and many more go down really well on the dancefloor as they made a real difference with their wild- and recklessness, and his sound got noticed and signed up to labels as well-known as Desolat, Cocoon, Compost , Cr2 records , Movida, Get Physical, International Freakshow, Style Rockets, and many more, which soon resulted in even more EPs. Then, in November 2011, he got joined by the mysterious studio force Basti And The Gang for the second time, and releases another, even more successful EP on Desolat Records, a massive record whose A-side "Walking In My Blues" turned out to become a huge hit while the flip broke even more boundaries and introduced the mystical sounds of the new hang instrument to the electronic music scene. It seemed like Grub found his perfect form of expression.

After years of being an exotic producer rummaging the multi-facetted club fauna by dabbling with rare sounds, styles and rhythms, he has found recognition for his forthright, joy- and playful attempt to take the seriousness out of the contemporary music scene. With funny track titles, absurd concoctions, out-of-boundary sounds and surprising combinations, he manages to make the exotic sound domestic, and the domestic cool. The second long player, about to drop at any given moment, will be evidence for this. Right now, he is also working frantically on his third album.

RELEASES      
Artist Title Label Year
Basti Grub Holding on Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Mirando al Sol feat. Andres Zarzuela Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub La Paz Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub La Menor Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Me Sabila Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Primavera Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Verano Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Journey Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Luna Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Cats and Dogs Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Afrika am Strand Compost 2012
Basti Grub Sueno de Bailarina Resopal Schallware 2012
Basti Grub Push Digital Traffik 2012
Basti Grub Johanna Robertson Kina Music 2012
Basti Grub Ocaso (Instrumental Version) Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Ocaso Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Mirando el Sol feat. Andres Zarzuela Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Marimbaner Monique Speciale 2012
Basti Grub Marimbanerin Monique Speciale 2012
Basti Grub Motorschaden Resopal Schallware 2012
Basti Grub Savannah Resopal Schallware 2012
Basti Grub Die Reni Resopal Schallware 2012
Basti Grub Veramente Resopal Schallware 2012
Basti Grub Bahia In Love Rote Liebe 2012
Basti Grub Die Wilde Gabi Rote Liebe 2012
Basti Grub La Guerra Rote Liebe 2012
Basti Grub Toba Digital Traffik 2012
Basti Grub El Gitarrro (Re-Edit) Hoehenregler 2011
Basti Grub Motion Of The Night Hoehenregler 2011
Basti Grub Walking In My Blues feat. Agent! Desolat 2011
Basti Grub Mediante feat. Mike Trend Desolat 2011
Basti Grub Hang Over feat. Mike Trend Desolat 2011
Basti Grub Moohanna Movida Records 2011
Basti Grub Leva Leva feat. Alex Miles Movida Records 2011
Basti Grub Panama feat. Agent! Movida Records 2011
Basti Grub Simian Dance Kittball 2011
Basti Grub How Does That Grab You Darlin (Re-Edit) Hoehenregler 2011
Basti Grub Bombe Ma Chi Chi Hoehenregler 2011
Basti Grub Voodo Ground Factory Records 2010
Basti Grub Iris Disco Royal 2010
Basti Grub Pequeno Disco Royal 2010
Basti Grub Sick Cocoon 2010
Basti Grub Me Sabe A Porro Desolat 2010
Basti Grub Willbefine Desolat 2010
Basti Grub Ohr Batch Im Kongo feat. Baas Desolat 2010
Basti Grub Eleccion Desolat 2010
Basti Grub Everything Is Perfect Desolat 2010
Basti Grub Eines Tages Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub Simbaaa Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub Pontalamehrra Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub El Latino Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub Sambajamaaa Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub Safarifahrt Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub Marjooo Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub La La Leidenschaft Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub Unzucht Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub Niccilied Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub Little Life Style Rockets 2010
Basti Grub Leben Style Rockets 2010
Basti Grub Kiss Me Style Rockets 2010
Basti Grub Lina Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub La Guitarra En La Noche Hoehenregler 2010
Basti Grub See Seniol Hoehenregler 2009
Basti Grub Negro Hoehenregler 2009
Basti Grub El Wedelmader MERKESDIR 2009
Basti Grub Hihihihahaaa Tretmuehle 2009
Basti Grub Marchgang International Freakshow 2009
Basti Grub Aeeschaaa Hoehenregler 2009
Basti Grub El Gitarrro MERKESDIR 2009
Basti Grub Oma Vovo Suara 2009
Basti Grub Trompetenmarch Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Im Salooon Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Blusbabschubaaa Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Quetschkomoood Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Meierslurch Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Kappeluiii Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Das Gibt’s Nur Einmal Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Blasbläserchordirigent Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Mojens Um 9 Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Wenn Ich An Die Kosten Denk Teil 2 Geregelt 2009
Basti Grub Kirmes Lauf Geregelt 2008
Basti Grub Leierkasten Geregelt 2008
Basti Grub Unerleibwchter Geregelt 2008
Basti Grub Mambemame Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub My Way Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Kirmes Lauf Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Leierkasten Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Unerleibwachter Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Wenn Ich An Die Kosten Denke Geregelt 2008
Basti Grub Sooorf Rudi Geregelt 2008
Basti Grub Ich Reit Durch Wolfersheim Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Und Jetzt Reit Ich Wieder Zurück Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Saurus Geregelt 2008
Basti Grub Ajajaja Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub African Night Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Afrozap Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Direkt Aus Em Busch Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Hinter Den Hecken Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Bongolo Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Rambel In De Jangel Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Mal Wasss Andre's feat. Andres Zarzuela Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Ollle Madddusch feat. Tschmelly Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Trommm Peter Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Hitmi Kobel Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Baaa Niii Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Trude Tratscht Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Goran Bimbel Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Aribaaajaeee Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Littel Nicita Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Cajo Coco Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Hoehenregel Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Skurujubadidi Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Affenrassel Hoehenregler 2008
Basti Grub Geh Flöten Geregelt 2007
Basti Grub Hanne ma Rieche Geregelt 2007
       
       
       
REMIXES from Basti Grub      
Artist Title Label Year
Larry Peters Side A (Basti Grub remix) Bovo Music 2012
Figueroa, Obando Playground (Basti Grub remix) Inmotion Music 2012
Wigbert Feeling (Basti Grub remix) Mainakustik 2012
Claude, Yaya Something happened (Basti Grub remix) Hoehenregler 2012
Lemos, Kreon Nice Day (Basti Grub Re-Edit) Resopal Red 2012
Alex Kennon This Is (Basti Grub remix) Cimeide 2011
The Glitz Mary's Bay (Basti Grub Remix) Voltage Musique Records 2011
Arabesque feat. Sam Leigh Brown Dame Music 2010
Piemont Chair Or Throne (Basti Grub Remix) MBF 2010
Martin Dawson Running To Sthlm (Basti Grub Remix) Kling Klong 2010
Johannes Moses Naughty Child (Basti Grub remix) Finebeatz 2010
Patrick Kunkel, M.in Frauen und Blumen feat. Harold Todd (Basti Grub Remix) International Freakshow 2010
DJ Emerson Rattlesnake Suitcase & El Lechero (Basti Grub Mega Remix) Micro.Fon 2010
Italoboyz Don't Talk feat. Fadila (Basti Grub Remix) Material 2010
Veitengruber Behind A Cigarette (Basti Grub Remix) Movida Records 2010
The Glitz Mary's Bay (Basti Grub's String Remix) Voltage Musique Records 2010
The Glitz Mary's Bay (Basti Grub Remix) Voltage Musique Records 2010
Spedro Sola (Basti Grub Remix) Hoehenregler 2009
Mauro Alpha Tool 1 (Basti Grub Remix) Polar Noise 2009
Fausto Messina, Vicente Tomatina (Basti Grub Remix) BCBtec 2009
M.in, Spedro E Damba (Basti Grub Remix) weplayminimal 2009
Connected (Basti Grub Remix) Wesen, Khaan BluFin 2009
Agent!, Niveau Batu Caves (Basti Grub remix) Soulbox 2009
N.euss Nyhachi (Basti Grub Remix) Hoehenregler 2008
       
       
       
REMIXES for Basti Grub      
Artist Title Label Year
Basti Grub Journey Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub La Paz Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Cats and Dogs Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Mirando el Sol feat. Andres Zarzuela Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Oma Vovo Suara 2011
Basti Grub Negro Hoehenregler 2009
Basti Grub Negro Hoehenregler 2009
Basti Grub Sommertag Style Rockets 2009
       
       
       
Alben      
Artist Title Label Year
Basti Grub Primavera (album) Hoehenregler 2012
Basti Grub Das Dschungel Orchester Hoehenregler 2010
       
       
       
Compilations / Sampler      
Title Track Label Year
Deep Reflection Wigbert - Feeling (Basti Grub remix) Recovery Tech 2012
Disco Electronica Vol.05 Wigbert - Feeling (Basti Grub remix) Recovery Tech 2012
Electronic Earcandy The Glitz - Marys Bay (Basti Grub remix) Gastspiel Records 2012
Smiley goes to Ibiza Basti Grub - Panama Smiley Fingers 2012
Crazy Polar Sampler Mauro Alpha - Toll1 (Basti Grub remix) People Going Crazy 2012
Underground Musique Wigbert - Feeling (Basti Grub remix) Recovery Tech 2012
Bora Bora Ibiza 2012 Basti Grub - Iris Cr2 Records 2012
Bora Bora Ibiza 2012 Basti Grub - El Gitarrro Cr2 Records 2012
Bora Bora Ibiza 2012 Basti Grub - Leva Leva Cr2 Records 2012
University of Electronic Music Wigbert - Feeling (Basti Grub remix) Recovery Tech 2012
Soar Forth Vol.02 Basti Grub - Iris Doppelgaenger 2012
Digital Traffik & Friends Basti Grub - Toba Digital Traffik 2012
Future Sounds of Jazz Basti Grub - Afrika am Strand Compost 2012
Kaffeefahrt Vol.01 The Glitz - Marys Bay (Basti Grub remix) Momentum League 2012
Suara Showroom Retrospected Basti Grub - Oma Vovo Suara 2012
Deep & Techniod Basti Grub - African Gift Recovery Tech 2011
Wtf Tunes Vol.05 Basti Grub - Simian Dance WTF! Music 2011
Calling Afrika Vol.03 Basti Grub - African Gift Tretmuehle 2011
Remixed Vol.04 Rich vom Dorf - Gaenzetanz (Basti Grub remix) Doppelgaenger 2011
Ramba Zamba VOL.01 The Glitz - Marys Bay (Basti Grub remix) Momentum League 2011
Afro Bass Basti Grub - African Gift Recovery House 2011
Unique Martin Dawson - Running to Sthlm (basti Grub remix) Tretmuehle 2011
Double Vol.03 Basti Grub - Little Life Doppelgaenger 2011
Double Vol.03 Basti Grub - Leben Doppelgaenger 2011
Ibiza 2001-2011 Basti Grub - El Gitarrro Muenchen 2011
Bora Bora Ibiza Summer 2011 Nancy Sinatra - How does that grab you Darlin (Basti Grub Re-Edit) Cr2 Records 2011
Electrica Fiesta Basti Grub - Leben Tretmuehle 2011
Into Spanish Underground VOL.03 Basti Grub - Pegueno Hugh Recordings 2011
Style Rockets Easter Compilation Basti Grub - Little Life Kiddaz.FM 2011
We Love Berlin The Glitz - Marys Bay (Basti Grub remix) Gastspiel Records 2011
Help Japan Compilation Nancy Sinatra - How does that grab you Darlin (Basti Grub Re-Edit) Hoehenregler 2011
Spred the Groove VOL.01 Basti Grub - Leben Kiddaz.FM 2010
United Colors of Polar Noise Mauro Alpha - Toll1 (Basti Grub remix) Polar Noise 2010
It began in Africa VOL.02 Basti Grub - African Gift Kittball 2010
A Year Gone by Basti Grub - Iris Doppelgaenger 2010
Modern House Guide Basti Grub - Sommertag Wasabi Recordings 2010
Mind the Gab VOL.02 Basti Grub - Pegueno Le Mans Recordings 2010
Circus Live VOL.01 Basti Grub - Ohr Batsch im Kongo feat. Baas Cr2 Records 2010
Circus Live VOL.01 Basti Grub - Eleccion Cr2 Records 2010
Techhouse Underground VOL.06 Basti Grub - Iris Doppelgaenger 2010
From Here to There VOL.01 Basti Grub - Leben Weplayminimal 2010
SolanaceousSociety VOL.02 Basti Grub - Iris Doppelgaenger 2010
Electronic World Seies Basti Grub - Iris Tretmuehle 2010
Cocoon Compilation J Basti Grub - Sick Cocoon 2010
The Second Chapter Basti Grub - Oma Vovo Suara 2010
Defected in the House Maiami 10 Basti Grub - El Gitarrro Defected 2010
10 Years Kiddaz.FM Basti Grub - Sommertag Tretmuehle 2010
Spread the Groove VOL.01 Dj Emmerson - Rattlesnake (Basti Grub remix) Kiddaz.FM 2009
Spread the Groove VOL.01 Basti Grub - Hihihihahaaa Kiddaz.FM 2009
It began in Africa Basti Grub - Nation of Sun Kittball 2009
Budenzauber VOL.08 Basti Grub - Sommertag Budenzauber 2009
30 Minimal Tech House VOL.04 Basti Grub - El Gitarrro Silver Screen Records 2009
Progressive Desicion Basti Grub - El Gitarrro Volt9 Records 2009
Barcelona Deep House Serie Basti Grub - El Gitarrro Quebola Records 2009
Underground Most Wanted - VOL. 02 Basti Grub - El Gitarrro Muenchen 2009

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