JETLAGGED w/ Acid Pauli & Alex Babescu
Over the last 20 years Martin Gretschmann has been exploring new fields of music off the mainstream paths: psychedelic, adventurous and full of musicality.In the mid-1990s Martin Gretschmann entered the light of attention with his pseudonym Console, an act he is known for until today. Shortly thereafter, Martin Gretschmann became a part of The Notwist and added a certain electronic twist to the band. With his solo project Acid Pauli he created several records, remixes and podcasts in the last couple of years. In collaboration with Andreas Ammer, he created various radio plays. Since 2011 Acid Pauli lives in Berlin, where he became a part of the collective The Feathered Sun.
In numerous collaborations with artists such as Björk or the Philharmonic Orchestra of Würzburg Gretschmann always explores new ways to express himself. Furthermore, he took part in the unique project – The Golden Machine – a specifically developed electronic device which over the course of a whole year continuously produced music for a radio play, based on – Infinite Jest- by David Foster Wallace.
After his debut album „Mst“, released on Clown & Sunset in 2012, his second album “BLD” was released on his in-house record label Ouïe in early 2017. Martin founded this record label together with Nico Stojan and handled the first release themselves.
In 2016 he released his most popular track ‘Nana’ on the first label compilation of Pampa Records. At the same time, he met Ilker Çatak who asked him to write the music for a feature film – “Es war einmal Indianerland”, a Coming of Age story based on the novel by Nils Mohl. The movie premiered autumn 2017 and Acid Pauli released the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of it.
Alex Babescu is part DJ, part owner of The Plan, We Love Progressive and Undrgrnd Bucharest and former radio show host.
He has more than 15 years experience in the industry and hundreds of events that he was part of. During his DJ career he has been associated with the largest artists in the field, all enabled by his organic, complex, and groovy sound.
He loves long DJ sets that don’t leave the underground and are designed to drive people through long trips.
Jetlagged is a party for those in transit, searching to enhance their sleepless nights, for ravers who want to reclaim the safe space of music and the dance floor.