Music with a certain break dance appeal - reminiscent of old school Chicago dance floor insanity - is Marc Romboy’s true passion. Working in dance music for over a decade, Romboy has co-founded and built internationally respected dance-music labels and projects, never tiring of coming up with fresh and innovative ideas to push the limits of electronic sounds.
In 1994, Romboy and Klaus Derichs founded their own label ‘Le Petit Prince’. The label quickly became one of Germany’s most popularunderground outputs, with Groove magazine charting it as the second most popular label in 1995. It went on to release tracks from Microwave Prince, Emmanuel Top, Thomas P. Heckmann and Phuture until its demise in 2000. Around the same time as he formed Le Petit Prince, Romboy also began djing, frequently playing at the techno parties. Now, Romboy regularly travels around the globe at clubs including The Rex in Paris, The End in London, Watergate and Weekend in Berlin, F.U.S.E. in Brussels, Cocorico in Italy and Cocoon and Monza in Frankfurt. “Basically I love to dj all over the globe because I like the way that everybody understands and lives the same language, the universal language of techno or house music.” Romboy began his second label Systematic in 2004, he also released his debut artist album ‘Gemini’ on the label in 2006 to great critical acclaim. Through both his solo releases and his collaborations, Romboy has also released on labels including Ovum, Simple, Brique Rouge, Superstition, 20:20 Vision and more. A regular collaboration is that with Romboy and Stephan Bodzin, the two have released records together on Systematic, 20:20 Vision and Bodzin’s own imprint Herzblut, with ‘Atlas’ and ‘Callisto’, being two of their biggest releases so far. “All my other collaborations have been done with singers as I love to include the soul caused by the voice in electronic music; it’s definately my style and passion, soulful techno and house.”
In june 2008 Romboy released his second artist album on Systematic called ‘Contrast’, produced in cooperation with his friends and studio mates 45 Rocks.
In 2009 he wanted to have his focus on playing a lot of different shows around the world, tours in Australia, North America and Europe. They finally launched their own weekly radio show called ‘Systematic Sessions’. Besides this he was happy to have mixed the ‘Essential Mix’ on BBC Radio One in march 2009, a great occasion to represent high quality tech house to a huge audience.”