Benjamin Damage

Heliosphere

Heliosphere

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Background

With Benjamin Damage presenting his second album, it is easy to forget that he has only been releasing records since 2010. His first single with Venom was already a big underground club anthem in the UK. This track named “Deeper” caught the attention of Modeselektor and became an instant classic in their Dj sets. Not much later Benjamin had his first track released on a 50WEAPONS split 10inch. With “Creeper”, a collaboration with his old Swansea buddie Doc Daneeka, Benjamin delivered another dancefloor destroyer released on 50WEAPONS in early 2011.

Only 2 years after his first track was released, Benjamin presented his first album “They!Live”, once again produced with Doc Daneeka. The duo used some Modeselektor recording off time and produced the album in a period of 6-8 weeks at Modeselektor´s studio in Berlin. The trip to Berlin definitely had an influence on the sound of the album that successfully merged UK and Berlin styles. Everyone at 50WEAPONS knew immediately that the album was something very special. Sonic gold dust if you like. The record was album of the month in De:Bug magazine (Germany,) DJ Mag (UK), The Independent (UK), K Mag (UK) and got brilliant reviews in many other magazines and online media around the globe. Soon after their temporary stay both artists decided to move to Berlin.

After 2 years of mainly collaborative work, the time was right for Benjamin to focus on some solo activities. He did a few remixes for Sizzar, Data Romance and others, followed by a strong techno single named “Swarm / Headache”, released in October 2012 on 50WEAPONS.

The longplayer “Heliosphere” is a Sonic Sci-Fi Techno  reminiscence of not just early Plaid, Black Dog Productions, Boards of Canada or Luke Slater´s 7th Plain project, but also Dancefloor classics by the likes of Surgeon, Regis, Dave Clarke or Jeff Mills who knew how to keep a crowd entertained. "Heliosphere" brings back the flavor of 1994 in a contemporary way.

“Heliosphere” is equally straight and beautiful. You'll find ear-catching murkier tracks, merciless bangers and beautiful soundscapes ranging from melodic to dark. Rough and sweet, all at once.

“Heliosphere” is dance music with conviction.

Modeselektor

Trees (feat. Paul St. Hilaire) / 50 Trees

Trees (feat. Paul St. Hilaire) / 50 Trees

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FJAAK / Rødhåd

Super Smash / Oblivion

Super Smash / Oblivion

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Benjamin Damage / Truncate

Battle / 86

Battle / 86

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Marcel Dettmann / Zenker Brothers

Activator / Namuan

Activator / Namuan

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Anstam / Monolake

Dolores / VT-100

Dolores / VT-100

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Shed / Modeselektor

Dark Planet / Dark Planet - Modeselektor-Remix

Dark Planet / Dark Planet - Modeselektor-Remix

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Bambounou / Margaret Dygas

See You Soon / Popular Religions

See You Soon / Popular Religions

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Addison Groove / Errorsmith

Allaby / Airbag

Allaby / Airbag

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Benjamin Damage & Doc Daneeka / Bicep

Kansas / Closing Sequence

Kansas / Closing Sequence

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Phon.o / Paula Temple

Tw33tz / Oscillate

Tw33tz / Oscillate

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19.94 / Cosmin TRG

Narr Day / Narr Day Remodulated

Narr Day / Narr Day Remodulated

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Various Artists

R.I.P. 50WEAPONS // Collector's Box Set

R.I.P. 50WEAPONS // Collector's Box Set

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Benjamin Damage

Obsidian

Obsidian

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FJAAK

Gewerbe 15 / Rush

Gewerbe 15 / Rush

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Bambounou

Centrum

Centrum

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FJAAK

Oben / Unten

Oben / Unten

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Bambounou

Feel Like This / Onto This

Feel Like This / Onto This

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FJAAK

Attack / The Wind

Attack / The Wind

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Addison Groove

Turn Up The Silence

Turn Up The Silence

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FJAAK

Don't Leave Me / Plan A

Don't Leave Me / Plan A

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Phon.o

Cracking Space Pt. 2

Cracking Space Pt. 2

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Benjamin Damage

Up / Acid Bath

Up / Acid Bath

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Garnier

AF 4302 EP

AF 4302 EP

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Phon.o

Cracking Space Pt. 1

Cracking Space Pt. 1

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Bambounou

Take It Out On Me – French Fries Remix / Ignition – Laurent Garnier Remix

Take It Out On Me – French Fries Remix / Ignition – Laurent Garnier Remix

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Addison Groove

Addison Groove presents James Grieve

Addison Groove presents James Grieve

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Truncate

Pressurize EP

Pressurize EP

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Various Artists

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Bambounou

presents Best Of 50WEAPONS 2013

presents Best Of 50WEAPONS 2013

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Bambounou

Ignition / Take It Out On Me

Ignition / Take It Out On Me

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Moderat

Bad Kingdom - Head High & Marcel Dettmann Remixes

Bad Kingdom - Head High & Marcel Dettmann Remixes

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Cosmin TRG

Terminus Abrupt – Legowelt Remix / Noise Code – Miles Remix

Terminus Abrupt – Legowelt Remix / Noise Code – Miles Remix

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Benjamin Damage

4600 EP

4600 EP

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Anstam

The Remixes: Moderat “Gita / Anstam's Dustified Dance Edit" / Siriusmo “Stinky Wig / Anstam's Bustified Breaks Edit"

The Remixes: Moderat “Gita / Anstam's Dustified Dance Edit" /  Siriusmo “Stinky Wig / Anstam's Bustified Breaks Edit"

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Cosmin TRG

New Structures For Loving - Marcel Dettmann Remix / Noise Code - Lee Gamble Remix

New Structures For Loving - Marcel Dettmann Remix / Noise Code - Lee Gamble Remix

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Shed

The Dirt / Fluid 67

The Dirt / Fluid 67

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Untold

Targa / Glare

Targa / Glare

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010x - Truncate & SCNTST Remixes

010x - Truncate & SCNTST Remixes

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with Sam Binga

BS3 EP

BS3 EP

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Various Artists

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50 Weapons of Choice # 30-39

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with Sound Pellegrino Thermal Team

Negativity - Bambounou Remix

Negativity - Bambounou Remix

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Delirium Tremens - Robert Hood & Benjamin Damage Remixes

Delirium Tremens - Robert Hood & Benjamin Damage Remixes

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Phon.o

Schn33/Go

Schn33/Go

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Cosmin TRG

Gordian

Gordian

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Bambounou

Full Of Feelings

Full Of Feelings

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Marcel Dettmann

Linux / Ellipse

Linux / Ellipse

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Benjamin Damage

pres. Best Of 50 Weapons 2012

pres. Best Of 50 Weapons 2012

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Dark Sky

Myriam EP

Myriam EP

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Bambounou

Orbiting

Orbiting

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Addison Groove

I Go Boom - DJ Rashad & Doc Daneeka Remixes

I Go Boom - DJ Rashad & Doc Daneeka Remixes

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Anstam

Stones & Woods

Stones & Woods

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Benjamin Damage

Swarm / Headache

Swarm / Headache

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Addison Groove

Adventures In Rainbow Country

Adventures In Rainbow Country

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Various Artists

50 Weapons Of Choice # 20-29

50 Weapons Of Choice # 20-29

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Bambounou

Cobe EP

Cobe EP

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Atoms For Peace

Tamer Animals / Other Side

Tamer Animals / Other Side

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Shed

The Killer

The Killer

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A Made Up Sound

Malfunctions

Malfunctions

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Cosmin TRG

Vertigo / Sommer

Vertigo / Sommer

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Phon.o

Black Boulder

Black Boulder

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Anstam

First Sprout EP

First Sprout EP

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Addison Groove

Transistor Rhythm

Transistor Rhythm

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Shed

The Praetorian / RQ-170

The Praetorian / RQ-170

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Benjamin Damage & Doc Daneeka

They!Live

They!Live

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Marcel Dettmann

Deluge / Duel

Deluge / Duel

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Addison Groove

Addison Locked Groove

Addison Locked Groove

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Anstam

Dispel Dances

Dispel Dances

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Phon.o

ABAW 723 / Sad Happiness

ABAW 723 / Sad Happiness

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Cosmin TRG

Simulat

Simulat

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Dark Sky

Radius EP

Radius EP

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Various Artists

50 Weapons of Choice # 10-19

50 Weapons of Choice # 10-19

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Cosmin TRG

Fizic / De Dans

Fizic / De Dans

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Anstam

Baldwin / Carmichael

Baldwin / Carmichael

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Phon.o

Slavemode / Abbey Road

Slavemode / Abbey Road

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Anstam

Albert / IL62

Albert / IL62

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Benjamin Damage & Doc Daneeka

Creeper / Infamous

Creeper / Infamous

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Cosmin TRG

Separat / Izolat

Separat / Izolat

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Falty DL

I Can't Breathe / Large Flash

I Can't Breathe / Large Flash

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Benjamin Damage

Arnaud & Bernard / Zeppelin

Arnaud & Bernard / Zeppelin

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Modeselektor

Art & Cash (Bok Bok / Roska Remix)

Art & Cash (Bok Bok / Roska Remix)

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Various Artists

50 Weapons of Choice # 02-09

50 Weapons of Choice # 02-09

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Modeselektor

Art & Cash (SBTRKT Remix)

Art & Cash (SBTRKT Remix)

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Moderat

The Unofficial Mixes Of Moderat Pt #1

The Unofficial Mixes Of Moderat Pt #1

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Modeselektor

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Modeselektor

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