21 Facts About DJ Hell


In 1994 DJ Hell moved to Berlin and worked for the record store Hard Wax.


That same year, DJ Hell was the only German DJ to be invited to be on a John Peel Session, including a radio interview, in London.


Parallel to managing the label, as a DJ and event organizer, DJ Hell curated over 40 Bavarian Gigolo Nights featuring international DJs and live bands in various clubs in Munich.


Fischerspooner was discovered by DJ Hell and debuted on International Deejay Gigolos.


Every aspect of it has been carefully crafted and sometimes it seems as if DJ Hell is using this kind of mega-mix to grow beyond himself.


DJ Hell had to stop selling all records that bore the logo and pay a fine of 150,000 euros.


Since 2005, DJ Hell has been based in both Munich and Berlin, and moved the label office to Berlin.

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DJ Hell has performed at the after-show parties of Michael Michalsky's StyleNite, held during the Berlin Fashion Week.


DJ Hell was the first Techno DJ to perform at the University of Havana in 1997.


In 2009 Hell released the album Teufelswerk, which again features several international guest stars, such as Bryan Ferry, Peter Kruder, P Diddy, Roberto di Gioia, Mijk van Dijk, Christian Prommer, and Billie Ray Martin.


Since 2009, DJ Hell has supported the feminist Ukrainian activist group FEMEN with various DJ and television appearances.


DJ Hell, who has admired Klaus Nomi since his early days as a DJ and has always DJ'd him, bought the rights to the original composition and released his reworked version of the song as a single on International Deejay Gigolos in 2014.


In 2015, DJ Hell gave a lecture together with Sascha Arnold at the Munich Chamber of Architects with a picture presentation about club architecture and culture in Munich during the 1970s and 1980s.


Sven Marquardt, the photographer and bouncer of the techno club Berghain, was involved with various photographs on DJ Hell covers of International Deejay Gigolos.


In Gerrit Starczewski's 2017 Ruhrpott road movie Pottorginale, DJ Hell embodied a hitman.


The sequel to the film, in which DJ Hell plays the pop singer Helmut, was scheduled for March 2021.


DJ Hell composed the soundtrack for the film Yung, which actor and director Henning Gronkowski shot in 2019.


In 2020 DJ Hell founded a new label called The DJ Hell Experience.


Das Gesamtkunstwerk Kraftwerk, edited by Uwe Schutte, DJ Hell has written a detailed personal foreword.


DJ Hell is one of the DFB ambassadors for the 2024 European Football Championship to be held in Germany, the UEFA Euro 2024.


DJ Hell is the designated curator of the nascent Museum of Modern Electronic Music in Frankfurt am Main.