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DJ Tocadisco, previously Tocadisco (Spanish for "turntable") is a German DJ and record producer.

DJ Tocadisco
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Background information
Birth nameRoman Böer
Born (1974-06-09) June 9, 1974 (age 45)
Berlin, Germany
Websitewww.tocadisco.com

BiographyEdit

Born in Berlin, but grew up as the son of the photographer and media designer Gerry Böer in Mönchengladbach, where he also regularly hangs at the club the night.

In 1996, Tocadisco began his professional career as a DJ at Club Unique in Düsseldorf. The club was elected as the "best club in town" during his stint by the magazine Prinz. In 2000 Tocadisco moved to Cologne and taught there be a studio.

He produced several remixes for different record companies. The best-known case was "Lifetimes" by Slam. His mix was chosen as one of the 12 best remixes of 2001 by the readers of the magazine Groove. In October 2003 he signed a contract with the German record company Superstar Recordings. His first single under this label was "Nobody (Likes the Records That I Play)". It reached number 39 in the German charts. In 2005 Tocadisco was chosen by the magazine Raveline as one of the best newcomers of 2004. Tocadisco's remix of Mylo's In My Arms became one of the most played dance tracks of the year. This was followed by his second single "You're No Good for Me" 'and then the double single Music Loud / Crazy Cursor.

Tocadisco published a series of club EP`s under the pseudonym: "AC / OT" courtesy of Superstar Recordings, In 2006, Tocadisco remixed a track by Michael Cretu's project "Enigma - Eppur si muove" of Enigma's latest album A Posteriori.

His remix for "The Egg - Walking Away" was chosen by Citroën for the advertising campaign for the C4 hatchback. Furthermore, David Guetta took the instrumental and mixed it with one of his songs, "Love Don't Let Me Go". This bootleg version became "David Guetta vs. The Egg" - "Love Don't Let Me Go", reaching #3 on the UK charts.

On 25 January 2008 his first album "Solo" was released. Later in August of the same year the song Tomorrow Can Wait featuring David Guetta and Chris Willis was released to great success.

He has produced with New Order, Tiga, David Guetta, Kelis, Fatboy Slim, Robin Schulz, Steve Angello, Axwell, Armin van Buuren and many more music producers and writers.

On September 18, 2009, his second album "TOCA 128.0 FM" appeared on the German dance label Superstar Recordings.

2011 saw the single "Tequila Sunrise", which was published in cooperation with the Dutch producer Afrojack.

DiscographyEdit

RemixesEdit

Singles and RemixesEdit

Look Of Today (Tocadisco Remix) Enigma - Look Of Today (Tocadisco Remix) (CDr, Single, Unofficial) EMI 1999

Fantasy (El Tocadisco's Virgin Mary Mix) (as El Tocadisco) Studio 69 feat. Karl Frierson - Fantasy ◄ (2 versions) Air 2000

Do You Want Me? (El Tocadiso's Las Palmas Mix) (as El Tocadisco) Studio 69 Feat. Karl Frierson - Do You Want Me? ◄ (2 versions) Air, Air 2001

Lifetimes (Konigswasser Mix By El Tocadisco) (as El Tocadisco) Slam - Lifetimes (12") Zomba Records 2001

Gotta Get Thru This (El Tocadisco's and 3 more… Daniel Bedingfield - Gotta Get Thru This (Remixes) ◄ (2 versions) Jive 2001

El Arbi (Tocadisco's Mix) Air Libre - El Arbi ◄ (2 versions) Air, Air 2001

Lifetimes (Königswasser Mix By El Tocadisco) (as El Tocadisco) Various - Kontor - Top Of The Clubs Volume 13 (2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Polystar (3) 2001

Soca Dance (El Tocadisco's Rework) (as El Tocadisco) Bruce Wayne - Soca Dance (12") Tasted 2001

Promised Land (Toca Disco Remix) (as Toca Disco) Studio 69 Feat. Karl Frierson - Promised Land ◄ (2 versions) Air 2002

L.o.v.e. (El Tocadisco Beat On The Funk Mix) (as El Tocadisco) and 2 more… Honey Bunch - L.O.V.E. (Makin' Love In My Car) (12") BMG 2002

OOO La La La (Tocadisco Remix) Justine Earp - OOO La La La (Tocadisco Remix) (12") House Master Records 2002

Promised Land (Toca Disco Remix) (as El Tocadisco) DJ Antoine - Mainstation 2002 - Housesession (CD, Comp, Mixed) Muve Recordings 2002

Soca Dance (Tocadisco Rework) (as El Tocadisco) Various - Brazilian Basics 4 (CD, Comp, Mixed) Urban Essentials 2002

Freaks (DJ Tocadisco Mix) (as DJ Tocadisco) Various - The Annual 2004 - German Edition (2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Polystar (3) 2003

Nobody (Likes The Records That I Play) (TD's On The Tube Version) (as TD) DJ Tocadisco* - Nobody (Likes The Records That I Play) (CD, Single) Spinnin' Records 2004

(I Just Want To Be A) Drummer (DJ Tocadisco Remix) (as El Tocadisco) and 2 more… Heavy Rock - (I Just Want To Be A) Drummer (12") Superstar Recordings 2004

Freaks (DJ Tocadisco Mix) (as DJ Tocadisco) Moguai - Freaks ◄ (4 versions) Superstar Recordings 2004

Bang Bang (DJ Tocadisco's and 3 more… Toktok Und Nena* - Bang Bang ◄ (4 versions) Superstar Recordings 2004

(I Just Want To Be A) Drummer (DJ Tocadisco Remix) (as El Tocadisco) and 2 more… Heavy Rock - (I Just Want To Be A) Drummer (12") Superstar Recordings 2004

Bang Bang (DJ Tocadisco's 'Don't Fake The Break' Mix) (as DJ Tocadisco) Various - Kontor - Top Of The Clubs Volume 23 (2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Polystar (3) 2004

(I Just Want To Be) A Drummer (DJ Tocadisco Remix) (as DJ Tocadisco) John Course & Mark Dynamix - Sessions One (2xCD, Mixed, Comp) Ministry Of Sound (Australia) 2004

Freaks (DJ Tocadisco Mix) (as DJ Tocadisco) Disco Boys, The - The Disco Boys - Volume 4 (2xCD) Kontor Records 2004

Walking Away (Tocadisco's Acid Walk Mix) (as El Tocadisco) Egg, The - Walking Away ◄ (13 versions) Great Stuff Recordings 2005

In My Arms (Tocadisco's Zwishen Den Stühlen Mix) Erick Morillo - Subliminal Sessions Nine (3xCD, Comp, Mixed) Subliminal 2005

S.O.S. (Tocadisco's Tu No Me Conoces Mix) and 2 more… A Studio Feat. Polina - S.O.S. ◄ (7 versions)

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