Borrowed Identity is a 22 year old dj and producer from south Germany. Growing up with multi ethnic friends and big interest in many different music genres of the world, he built his knowledge about music through listening to every record he could get in his hands from friends, libraries, record stores and also the internet. This variety in his musical taste is also the reason why he is working anonym since years under different aliases producing a big variety of sound from classical symphonies, ambient, house, techno to experimental music and everything between.
The project Borrowed Identity was found as a new alias of the german/romanian producer in the summer of 2011. The idea behind was to create something contemporary through fusioning classic electronic music from detroit & chicago with his own influences.
The 22-years-old youngster released his debut vinyl on Foul & Sunk in June 2012 with a Mark E Remix. The Debut was followed by well received releases on Guy Gerber’s Supplement Facts (London), Traveller Records (Finland) and Legendary Sound Research (Netherlands) in the winter of 2012. In the beginning of 2013 b.i. released on Chicago’s uprising house label Stripped & Chewed and followed that in the summer with a track on Catz N Dogz Pets Recordings.
In October 2013 the “Leave Your Life EP” on DVS1’s Mistress Recordings was released, which brought b.i. a lot of reactions from the worlds top djs. The record went on number one in the techno vinyl charts and also Top 10 at Resident Advisor’s Top 50 charted music, so this release can be called now his breakthrough record. Mistress001 was then followed highly successful by the “Love For Sale EP” in september on Quintessentials, which is focusing on the soul roots of Borrowed Identity.
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