Even a cursory listen through Kasper Bjørke´s vast discography exposes an impressive,ever-evolving career. The past two decades Bjørke has cut his own path, as a solo artist,enthusiastic collaborator, DJ and remixer; releasing music on renowned labels likeKompakt, Correspondant, Permanent Vacation, Throne of Blood, hfn and Eskimo.Whether it’s an instrumental club track, a radio friendly vocal affair, one of his forays intothe more ambient side of things with his neo classical Quartet - or everything that falls inbetween - the DNA is unmistakably Bjørke’s. Finding that perfect balance of emotion andgroove has always been his trademark; with his personal sound and vision clearly evidentthroughout.
As a DJ, Kasper Bjørke has performed at clubs all over. From Panorama Bar andWatergate in Berlin, Rex Club in Paris, Robert Johnson in Frankfurt, Nitsa in Barcelona,Zukunft in Zürich, Le Sucre in Lyon - to D Edge in Sao Paolo, Fabric´s Room 1 in London,Output´s Panther Room in New York – and legendary festivals like Sonar in Barcelona,Roskilde, Montreaux Jazz, Iceland Airwaves, Distortion and Calvi on the Rocks - just toname a few.
Artists like Roman Flügel. Nicolas Jaar, Weval, Trentemøller, Superpitcher, MichaelMayer, WhoMadeWho, Axel Boman, Mano Le Tough, Gerd Janson, Prins Thomas, Lauer,Adana Twins, Eden Burns, Marvin & Guy, Rebolledo, Moscoman, Each Other, The JuanMaclean, Storken and many others have remixed Kaspers music through the years - andKasper himself has remixed a list of +40 artists including Moby, Panthera Krause, SaschaFunke, Danielle Baldelli, The Golden Filter, Sonns and Colder - through labels such asBella Union, Ghostly International, Riotvan, Multi Culti, Wolf + Lamb and many more.
The Guv´nor himself, Andrew Weatherall, handpicked one of Kaspers tracks for hisseminal Masterpiece compilation on Ministry of Sound - and Bjørke´s releases havegained the attention and praise by the international music press, from The Guardian toXLR8R and Dazed. Perhaps Clash Music said it best when they stated the following:
Kasper Bjørke definitely makes art. Each production feels assured with the Scandinavianimpacting a genuine sense of the cerebral into his