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BOOKA SHADE ARE WALTER MERZIGER AND ARNO KAMMERMEIER
Even by Booka Shade's un-usually frenetic standards, the past 12 months have been intense. Since the release of their fourth album, ‘More!’, the Berlin-based duo, Arno Kammermeier and Walter Merziger, have been touring almost non-stop. And loving every minute of it.
Personal highlights, such as performing live on BBC Radio 1, to help celebrate legendary radio DJ Annie Nightingale's 40th broadcasting anniversary, or rocking Europe’s foremost electronic music event, Sonar, capped a whirlwind year which included tours of Australia, Brazil, the UK and the US (including a show at Colorado's iconic Red Rocks amphitheatre).
One of those rare electronic music acts who channel the spirit and sounds of underground techno, but who can rock any festival crowd, Booka Shade, increasingly, find themselves winning over new fans across the rock and dance music tribes. Late last year, for instance, as they prepared for a winter tour of Australia -