Label: MFS - MFS 7150-2 • Format: CD Mixed • Country: Germany • Genre: Electronic • Style: Trance, Techno
Mark Reeder born 5 January is a musician and record producer. He grew up in ManchesterEngland. At a young age, Reeder became interested in progressive rock and especially early electronic music.
In his teens, he worked in a small Virgin Records store in Manchester city centre. Reeder has been living and working in Berlin since InReeder discovered the teenage Paul van Dykguiding and paving his way to build up his now international DJ superstardom. Reeder's career has spanned more than three decades.
He has been a participant and behind the scenes influence for many now famous artists, spread over a wide cross section of contemporary musical genres. While living there he became Factory Records German representative  promoting the label's bands, Joy Division and ACRsimultaneously he worked as a sound engineer for bands like the all-girl avant garde group Malaria!
After Wydler left to play in Die Haut, he still remained as Die Unbekannten guest drummer for the occasional live gig. They released two very dark and depressive 12" EPs between and Dangerous Moonlight was repressed Sun-Shine-Sun-Set - Corvin Dalek - Assorted Stadtansichten (A Journey Through Berlin) a different cover design in A Sun-Shine-Sun-Set - Corvin Dalek - Assorted Stadtansichten (A Journey Through Berlin) review concluded that .
They combine the best of new wave Sun-Shine-Sun-Set - Corvin Dalek - Assorted Stadtansichten (A Journey Through Berlin)gothic rock and post-punk. Meanwhile, Smirnoff Wall of Sound film described Reeder to be one of the Godfathers of the early electronic music and Gothic Rock scene.
Both releases of the single were some of the first 12" to be designed by Mark Farrow who went on to design covers for The Pet Shop Boys. Reeder had contacts to the East Berlin underground new wave music scene and travelled a lot to East Berlin for concerts. He eventually helped to bring Die Toten Hosen over to East Berlin for their two secret gigs in andthe gig being the first concert by a western punk band in East Berlin, disguised as a religious service.
This was probably the first East-West joint venture. Reeder is recognised as the only Englishman ever to have had the privilege to make a record in the East, because literally days after finishing recording the album, the notorious Berlin Wall fell. He once stated in an interview together with DJ Paul van Dyk. MFS was founded to offer opportunity to talented people. As an artist himself, Reeder was the creative driving force behind his labels, which provided a great platform for many young and then unknown artists.
He ran both his labels with an unconventional approach and a passion rarely seen in the music industry. Reeder was deeply devoted to all his artists and was involved in almost every aspect of their musical productions, from their concept, recording and mastering, to PR texts, as well as their artistic cover-design ideas.
This now legendary exploration into the underworld of what was the most significant force in driving dance music forward in the 20th century.
It contains rare early footage of the and Love Paradeand of the now bulldozed Mutoid If This Is Love - Little Charlie And The Nightcats - Disturbing The Peace Company land, E-Werk and Tresor — Berlin's legendary clubs that started it all in the former East Berlin. In the meantime, Reeder has returned to his own music production. He worked with German filmmaker Joerg Buttgereit on many of his film and theatre projects InReeder starred in the Joerg Buttgereit splatter film Nekromantik 2  and his sound is reminiscent of the 80s electronic rock-disco sound with a Wai Yẹre Oghẹne - Ojile & His Isoko Sound Makers - Ethigwe Me flair.
According to Reeder . In DecemberReeder released his second studio album "Five Point One"a selection of his recent remixes. All the tracks on this three disc deluxe album have been re-remixed by Reeder in Dolby Digital 5. It also features a collection of videos and photos such as a rare Depeche Mode photograph by Anton Corbijn.
Six of Sun-Shine-Sun-Set - Corvin Dalek - Assorted Stadtansichten (A Journey Through Berlin) thirteen tracks feature vocals by Bernard Sumner. Due to his extensive knowledge of the music industry, Reeder has participated and chaired panels at various international music conferences since the late s.
Reeder initially studied advertising design, but disillusioned, left the Ad industry to work in a Virgin Records store in Lever Street, Manchester. Years later, he used his knowledge in advertising and design for his own labels MFS and Flesh, as well as for his own releases with the exception of " You Hurt me " which was designed by his friend Mark Farrow. Reeder created all his labels' adverts and also wrote the majority of the copy and record texts.
He additionally supplied designer Marc Schilkowski with design ideas although Reeder almost never credited himself on the records Schilkowski is the one actually credited for the execution of the finished artwork on most MFS releases.
Reeder was actually involved Everything Dies - Type O Negative - World Coming Down the creation of virtually all the MFS and Flesh record graphic designs:.
My trial" Special 5. A spectacular documentary film about the island of West Berlin during the 80s Sun-Shine-Sun-Set - Corvin Dalek - Assorted Stadtansichten (A Journey Through Berlin) by protagonist Mark Reeder. Using original music and featuring rare and unseen footage with participants such as Gudrun GutBlixa Bargeld or Nick Caveit portrays the vibrant avant-garde music scene of the city in its last decade of division. Reeder composed the soundtrack and remastered the songs.
The film was debuted at the Berlinale He is also a regular contributor to the Time Out Guide — Berlin. He has also worked as a researcher and has been interviewed and quoted or being a main subject in many book publications.
See below for Reeder's participant bibliography. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Mark Reeder. Main article: MFS label. Thomas Wydler on drums. Vocals by Bernard Sumner. Mark Reeder Myspace music. The New York Times. Retrieved 10 November Electronic Beats 26 November Factory New York Discography. Pet Shop Boys. Bad Lieutenant Official website. Anne Clark. John Foxx Official Myspace.
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