The Horrorist aka Oliver Chesler is an absolute star that shines so very, very brightly and is a true inspiration for many.
Since 1989 he’s released over 80 12″ singles and four full length albums. His massive discography adorns every elite techno label including Tresor, Industrial Strength & Neue Heimat. He’s worked with the biggest names in techno including Marc Acardipane, John Selway, DJ Rush, Frankie Bones, Chris Liebing & Radical G, releasing so many of techno’s best & most well recognized tracks. His albums including ‘Attack Decay’ & ‘Joyless Pleasure’ are renowned pieces of art and he’s currently working on his 5th studio album due mid 2016.
Even his music tech know how has led to interviews and endorsements by pro-audio companies such as TC Electronic, D16, Analogue Solutions & Linplug Instruments.
In 1997 he started the hugely respected Things to Come Records in order to take control of his own royalties and give its artists the freedom to produce the music they like.
Influenced greatly by acts such As Depeche Mode, Chesler’s song writing has manifested itself into a completely original sound with his unique individual vocals standing out very prominently. Refusing to stick to one sole genre, each release could be anything including new wave, electro, EBM or techno.
His incredible live show has played across the globe and is booked constantly to perform in front of sell out crowds. A very interactive and sensational live act incorporating elements of industrial attitude, punk and techno-synth music, the show is comprised of Chesler’s in your face vocals, video projection, live drum machine and synths.
A true pioneer from the birth of techno, to now and into the future.