Chile. Vogel is a highly respected experimental techno DJ-producer, whose name is better known in the rest of the world than in the UK, where he is based. He has recorded for the Tresor, Solid, EFA and Novamute Records labels and has collaborated with techno luminaries such as Dave Clarke, Neil Landstrumm and Russ Gabriel.
Despite his South American origins, Vogel grew up in the west Midlands, England when his family left Chile to escape the General Pinochet regime. He was a talented keyboard player and programmer by his early teenage years and played in a number of hardcore bands before moving on to more experimental electronic music. He released some material through Si Beggs Cabbage Head Collective, who were based in Leamington Spa at the time. Vogel relocated to Brighton, Sussex in 1991 in order to study twentieth-century music at the university. He was simultaneously inspired by the towns thriving club and techno scene and...