John Rowe is a respected UK recording artist, DJ, Dance
music producer and owner of the techno label Hypnohouse Trax, born and based in Newcastle upon Tyne where
he is an integral part of the underground rave scene. As a musician he has played in various bands , Most notably alternative psych-rockers ‘Herp Nurp’ Which he played in for ten years both
fronting the band and sharing chief song writing duties. The band gigged the UK, Recorded 2 albums in the late 90’s at Impulse studios (Home of Neat records) and he currently fronts alternative
punk band 'Schizophonic'
Alongside his band responsibilities John was busy honing his production skills, taking up a music technology course in the late 90’s which lead to a string of techno releases throughout the mid 00’s , Playing live alongside techno stalwarts such as; Dave the Drummer, Dave Clarke, Geezer, Ben Sims, Roland the Bastard, DJ Ant, The Hacker, Chris Liberator, Mark EG and the like..
With over 15 years professional DJ experience John has played for various promoters and party crews including; Freaky Dancing, Trauma,Brothers Grim, Audioshock, Anti-World, Detox, Eurotrip, Kiddstock, Milk the Cow, Strange Days, Alchemy Festival, Boom Town Fair, Ourmass, Cause & Effect, Krysis Sounds, Ram Raidaz and Elemental to name just a few.
This has seen him regularly perform at raves, festivals, clubs and parties across the UK
He also runs the ‘Hypnohouse Trax label group which now homes four in house labels and over 40 established artists and is gaining huge support from some of the techno scenes top players; Ellen Allien, Vegim, Josh Winx, Darkmode etc… (More info here:http://hypnohousemusic.blogspot.co.uk/)
John has had numerous releases out recently on classic techno labels such as Stay up forever projects, Interstate One, VCF, Superconductor, Bonzai, Flatlife ,Yolk and Filth Infatuated amongst many more. He has had the privilege to work alongside and remix acid legends DJ Choci, Geezer, Chris Liberator, Jack Wax, Rene Reiter and Punk Floyd. His material can be heard anywhere from the underground squat parties of the UK to the biggest clubs on the planet (Cocoon/Amnesia/Circo Loco/DC 10/ Ibiza/ Boiler Room /Berlin) Most of which have landed him at the top end of the techno charts if not the Top! With the Launch of his own Vinyl label this year (plus 6 vinyl releases planned for various other techno labels) and on going remix work coming in thick and fast It’s beginning to look like 2015 could be his year
John continues to run the Cybernetics music collective, A group of musicians, DJs and performers who promote and encourage home-grown talent, They have put on events, raves and parties in Newcastle and beyond for the last 14 years.
Check out John’s new acid Techno label ‘Hypnotek909’ which is distributed exclusively through 909london (http://www.909london.com/Hypnotek909)
You can also catch his radio show 'Radar' on Fnoob Techno Radio once a month.