Martin Bettinghaus

Martin Bettinghaus

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psychedelic folk blues with the raw power of rock & roll... a bit like in "Coffee & Cigarettes" when Tom Waits meets Iggy Pop... also for lovers of The Velvet Underground and the White Stripes sound...

Biography

Martin Bettinghaus is a singer/songwriter & producer. He played with the funk/soul band Spice for many years. The band became part of the Acid Jazz scene whose founder Eddie Piller put them onto one of the labels cult compilations. Martin played with Maceo Parker, Roy Ayers, Mother Earth, Corduroy etc.
He worked with many producers like Yak Bondy & Martin Buttrich, the latter being the former production partner to DJ giant Timo Maas. Bettinghaus feautured two tracks on Maas’s album “Loud”. The song “ubik” went into the UK top 40 single charts and emerged to a classic between Djs and clubbers. Bettinghaus and Buttrich teamed up for further collaborations, writing and producing songs for Bootsy Collins and  Sir Tom Jones amongst others.
Martin Bettinghaus music shouts with primal exploitation of a new and treasured silence which has allowed this artist to breath and exhale with results that offer infectious relief. With the undeniable spirit of raw Blues and the energy of pure Rock & Roll, this artist creates a craving you never knew you had.

Discography

Releases:
Production:
Play With Bootsy - A Tribute To The Funk (CD, Enh) I'm Tired Of Good, I'm... EastWest Records America 2002
Play With Bootsy - A Tribute To The Funk (CD, Album, Enh) I'm Tired Of Good, I'm... Warner Music (Australia) 2002
Play With Bootsy - A Tribute To The Funk (CD, Album, Enh) I'm Tired Of Good, I'm... Eastwest 2002
Appears On:
Together Again (CD, Maxi) SPV Recordings
Best Of Dance 2000 (2xCD, Comp) Ubik (The Dance - Radi... Edel Records (Germany) 2000
Cream Anthems 2001 (2xCD) Ubik (The Dance) Virgin 2000
Cream Anthems 2001 (2xCD) Ubik (The Dance) Virgin 2000
Dooms Night (2xCD, Comp, Mixed) Ubik (The Techno) Edel Records (Germany) 2000
Fantazia: Aural Pleasure : Vinyl Two (Of Two) (2xLP) Ubik (The Breakz) (Ori... Mushroom Records, Fantazia 2000
Junior.Mix (CD) Ubik (The Dance) (Old ... Record Express 2000
Kontor - Top Of The Clubs Volume 09 (2xCD) Ubik (The Dance) (Old ... Polystar Records 2000
OXA House Vol. 5 (CD) Ubik (The Dance Origin... OXA 2000
Partyservice 2 (2xCD) Ubik (The Breakz - Rad... y3k1 Entertainment AG 2000
Perfecto Presents ... Travelling (2xCD) Ubik (The Dance Remix) Perfecto 2000
Perfecto Presents ... Travelling (2xCD, Mixed) Ubik (The Dance Remix) Warner Music (Germany) 2000
Perfecto Presents ... Travelling (2xCD) Ubik (The Dance Remix) Festival Mushroom Records 2000
The Year Of Trance - The Final Year Mix 2000 (4xCD) Ubik Beats Included 2000
Ubik (12") Perfecto 2000
Ubik (12") Perfecto 2000
Ubik (CD, Maxi) Edel Records (Germany) 2000
Ubik (CD, Maxi, CD2) Perfecto 2000
Ubik (CD, Maxi, CD1) Perfecto 2000
Ubik (CD, Maxi) Perfecto 2000
Ubik (CD, Promo, Maxi) Perfecto 2000
Ubik (2x12", Promo) Perfecto 2000
Ubik (2x12") Edel Records (Germany) 2000
2 Dance Floors (2xCD) Ubik Edel Records (Germany) 2001
21st Century Trance 3 (3xCD, Comp, Mixed) Ubik (Original Instrum... React 2001
Dance Attack 2001 (2xCD) Ubik Club Tools 2001
Dance Force 5 (4xCD) Ubik Sony Music Media (Germany) 2001
DJ Convention - Winter Edition (2xCD) Ubik (The Dance) (Orig... Polystar Records 2001
Loud (CD, Album) That's How I've Been D... Perfecto 2001
Loud (CD) That's How I've Been D... Epic Records (Japan) 2001
Lovemania (2xCD) Ubik (The Breakz - Ori... Polystar Records 2001
MTV: Extreme (2xCD) Ubik (The Breakz-Half ... White Island Music 2001
MTV: Extreme (2xCD) Ubik (The Breakz-Half ... White Island Music 2001
Viktor Vogel - Commercial Man (CD, Comp) Top Seller Edel Records (Germany) 2001
Visions Of Ibiza (2xCD, Comp) 69 Overdrive (Timo Maa... Beechwood Music 2001
Communicate (CD, Promo) Ubik (The Breakz) (Ori... Synthetic Recordings 2002
Loud (CD) That's How I've Been D... Perfecto 2002
Loud (CD, Album) That's How I've Been D... Kinetic Records 2002
Loud (3xLP) Ubik (The Techno) Perfecto 2002
Perfecto: Greatest Hits (2xCD) Ubik (The Dance Origin... Perfecto 2002
Subfreakie (12") Four:Twenty Recordings 2002
Loud (File, MP3) That's How I've Been D... Ultra Records 2006
Tracks Appear On:
Best Of Dance 2000 (2xCD, Comp) Ubik (The Dance - Radi... Edel Records (Germany) 2000
21st Century Trance 3 (3xCD, Comp, Mixed) Ubik (Original Instrum... React 2001
Dance Attack 2001 (2xCD) Ubik Club Tools 2001
MTV: Extreme (2xCD) Ubik (The Breakz-Half ... White Island Music 2001
Technobuzz (Le Son Techno Du Grand Nord) (CD, Comp) Ubik Edel Music (France) 2001

Get High On The Music (12", Ltd, S/Sided) SPV Recordings
Turn It On (12") SPV Recordings
Fred's Bowling Center (CD) SPV Recordings 1994
Turn It On (CD, Maxi) Sub Terranean
Together Again (CD, Maxi) SPV Recordings
Brickhouse (12") SPV Recordings
69 Overdrive (12") Peppermint Jam 2000
69 Overdrive (12") SPV Recordings 2001
Remixes:
Geschmeidig (LP) Zwischen Den Effekten Duck Squad Platten
Tracks Appear On:
Soul Of The City Vol. 2 (LP) Dark End Street, Gimme... Yo Mama's Recording
Confusion E.P. (12") Funktion MBG International Records
New Voices Vol. 3 (CD, Comp, Car) Turn It On Rolling Stone (Germany)
Niveau Musik - Nimm Mich! (CD) Never Let You Down Again SPV Recordings
Japan Connection (2xCD) S.L.O. Good Vibration
Sounds Of 96 Vol. 3 (CD) Supercool Musikexpress
We Give You The Music (CD, Promo, Car) Together Again (Radio ... SPV Recordings
Acid Jazz Movie & TV Themes (CD, Comp) Love Boat Acid Jazz
Movie & TV Themes (2xLP, Comp) Love Boat Acid Jazz
Houseplosion 3 (CD) Brickhouse (Sounds Of ... UCA Records 2000
Ugly House Vol. 7 (CD, Mixed) Brickhouse TBA 2000
Ugly House Volume 7 (CD) Brickhouse UCA Records 2000
Club Sounds Vol. 17 (2xCD, Comp) 69 Overdrive (Sounds O... Polystar Records 2001
Disco Kandi 4 (2xCD) 69 Overdrive (Timo Maa... Hed Kandi Records 2001
Ley Lines (CD, Comp, Mixed) 69 Overdrive Journeys By DJ 2001
Ugly House Vol. 10 - Gold (2xCD) Brick House TBA 2001
Visions Of Ibiza (2xCD, Comp) 69 Overdrive (Timo Maa... Beechwood Music 2001
Solid State (CD) 69 Overdrive (Timo Maa... The Right Stuff 2002
Music For The Maases 2 (CD + DVD) 69

Set List

40 minutes, variable