axis, token, cocoon recordings
Johannes Volk, the conceptual techno music producer, is known for his releases on Axis, Cocoon, Token, or his own label Exploration. At heart he is a vinyl collector and his DJ sets combine an open minded, raw and hypnotic techno sound. At the age of 14, when Johannes came into contact with Detroit Techno, he began to explore records and started DJing. Johannes has been socialized with techno in nightclubs between Kassel and Frankfurt, at Downtown Records in Gießen and a radio show called hr3 Clubnight. Johannes eventually began producing his own music and his first record was released on Jeff Mills’s Axis Records in 2006. In 2011 he decided to start his own label ‘Exploration’. During the last years Johannes gained a lot of experience as a DJ and played gigs in many places in Europe, such as Berghain, Corsica Studios, Concrete, Tresor, Rex Club and many more.