Catalytic Records is an electronic music label based in Madrid, founded and managed by Bruno Bagot, Thierry H and Luis E Diaz. Deeply rooted in techno culture, Catalytic represents the ascendancy of the second generation of electronic music producers. The inspiration and motivation for Catalytic’s output is minimal, techno and electro. The label groups together global artists from Spain, France, USA, Italy and Norway; who have been experimenting in the musical potion cauldron to create in-depth and eclectic beats, make the music freaks thrill and turn the dance floor upside down. [ c a t a l y s e ] : action between persons or forces, initiated by an agent that remains unaffected by the action. Since 2000, Catalytic booked Djs such as Rone, Scratch Massive, Cabanne, Ark, Kiko, Superpitcher, Luciano, Sid le Rock, Jeff Samuel, Tekël, Shonky, Alvaro Cabana,…and many more. Catalytic also presented showcases: Nature Club (Madrid), Garage/King (Madrid), Siroco (Madrid), Karat Records @ Goa Rave (Madrid), video festival FICA (Spain)… TV & Radio channels interviews.The crew members come from Paris (France), Brest (France), Rennes (France), Amsterdam (Netherlands), Stuttgart (Germany), Las Palmas (Spain), Biarritz (France), Nantes (France), Madrid (Spain)…With his artists & Djs, Catalytic Records has been represented during Jeff Mills Hexibitionist Tour (Nantes, FR), many times during Astropolis Festival (Brest, FR), Magma Festival and Costa de Musicas Festival (Canaries Islands, ES), UBU club (Rennes, FR), The Pulp and OPA in Paris, Drum Parade (Madrid), Electrosonic festival (Burgos, ES)…
Favorite websites? Fairtilizer.com, Samurai.fm, soundclound.com & various podcast (like Colette, RA, Kitty Yo, Detroit session with Brian Kage, Clubbingspain, Tsugi, XLR8R, etc. etc.)
- Laurent Garnier, Carl Craig, Richie Hawtin, Kiki, ...if we talk about famous djs. We always prefer to see them 'all night long' in a small club rather than just a quick-1-or-2-hours-mix at a big event. The best is when the artist can develop the party set and express himself, no?
- In Madrid: Nature club, Le Garage, Siroco, Mundo,...
- In Paris: Rex club, Batofar, Elysée Montmartre,...
- Tim Baker, Tom Deluxx, Chloé, Wagon Cookin', Trulz&Robin, PlayTheGame, Shape, Parker&Bukowski, Freimatic, ... are some of the names coming soon