Adam Beyer, born on May 15, 1976 in Stockholm, Sweden, is a techno DJ and producer who has become a household name in the electronic music industry. He first discovered electronic music through his older brother’s collection of disco and new wave records. Beyer quickly developed a passion for music and began DJing in clubs around Stockholm at the age of 17.
In the early 1990s, Beyer began producing his own music and releasing it on his label, Code Red. His early releases included "Pump" and "This is Code Red," which garnered attention from the techno community. He continued producing and DJing throughout the 1990s, and in 1998, he launched the influential techno label, Drumcode.
Beyer’s style is characterized by his use of minimalism, driving beats, and hypnotic loops. His music is often described as dark, intense, and uncompromising. He has collaborated with some of the biggest names in techno, including Carl Craig, Richie Hawtin, and Joseph Capriati.
In addition to his DJ sets and music production, Beyer is also a highly sought-after festival and event organizer. He has been a part of many of the biggest techno festivals around the world, including Awakenings, Time Warp, and Movement.
Beyer has won numerous awards throughout his career, including an International Dance Music Award for Best Techno DJ in 2012, and he was nominated by DJ Mag for the Top 100 DJs list every year from 2008 to 2018.
Today, Beyer is one of the most respected DJs and producers in the world, and his influence on the techno scene is widely recognized. He continues to release music on his Drumcode label and play live shows and festivals around the globe, inspiring a new generation of techno DJs and producers to follow in his footsteps.