Tripmastaz is one of Russia’s finest exports to an underground house/techno scene.
DJ/Producer originally hailing from the Detroit of Russia – Chelyabinsk.
Trip has devoted his life to electronic music since his early childhood. This led to first musical experiments at the age of fourteen and a professional DJ career since ’99.
Through numerous local gigs and parties he developed his sound into a non-classifiable style on its own which gained attention outside of his motherland.
Been known for a lot of people as a fine producer, Andrew’s DJ career started even earlier.
In his words: “I haven’t had a normal day job in my life.”
Tripmastaz DJ style is an extension of his producer music philosophy –
Quest for interesting sounding and non-typical grooves and moods, yet keeping it freaky, funky,raw and original.
It proved by as his music finds home at DJ Sneak’s imprints, Richie Hawtin’s Minus imprint, Loco Dice’s Desolat, Sven Vath’s Cocoon, Luciano’s Cadenza, Shlomi Aber’s Be As One as well as a string of an underground labels worldwide,
The growth of adherents led Tripmastaz to establish his own label Plant 74 Records, with its releases being licensed to compilations like !K7 DJ-Kicks, Kehakuma, Defected, Ministry of Sound.
In 2017 Andrew started 4 vinyl only labels (Tripmastaz, Plant 74 Wax, Purple & Orange, Dance Mafia) to explore different angles of his artistry and dedication to the underground dance music, took part in Boiler Room held in St. Petersburg, as well as keep “trotting the globe” and spreading his groove wolrdwide.
01. unknown – B2 [white]
02. Stephan Bazbaz – All I Do [PLANT 74 forthcoming]
03. Madrid Inc. – My Sunday’s Love (Ilario Liburni Remix) [INVADE forthcoming]
04. DeWalta & Frieder Klaris – Fromsidetoside [VAKANT]
05. unknown – Kareem’s funk [white]
06. Halo Varga – Future (David Gtronic Remix) [ALL INN]
07. Daft Punk-Around the World (MAW Dub) [white]
08. MP – A2 [BASS CULTURE LTD]
09. Alexi Delano – B1 [SAW]
10. Tripmastaz – Gloria’s Gruv (Franck Roger Remix) [INVADE]
11. The Innocent – B2 [ICON]
12. unknown – This is Acid [white]
13. Honoree – Feeling [REKIDS]
14. Stephan Bazbaz & Asael – Only [PLANT 74 forthcoming]
15. Tripmastaz feat Elli – Commitment [white]
16. unknown – A1 [LIFTED]
17. Psycho Majik (Tripmastaz edit) [white]
18. Son Of Sound – ‘Bout Love Again [CLASSIC]