Tattoo Detectives

Tattoo Detectives

BandEDM

Biography

The production duo of Gabriel Ben and Tacopimp formed the Tattoo Detectives in 2005 and has become one of the most exciting new talents in the global dance music scene. Their unique blend of electronic, funky, housey, techno elements have often come together to create some floor pounding productions. Their vibrant crowd pleasing DJ sets have often filled floors and their releases have landed on a number of different prestigious labels globally, including Intec, Sound of Acapulco, Twisted as well as their own imprint, Teggno Records.

The Tattoo Detectives have often found themselves on the playlists & charts of DJ's across the globe. Since there inception, the Tattoo Detectives have been drawing praise from some of the most regarded DJs in the world including the likes of Carl Cox & Paul Van Dyk. The Tattoo Detectives have been making some serious international headlines, which found them on Paul Van Dyk's Vonyc Sessions in June 2007 and then invited back to become a monthly regular guest on Vonyc beginning in September 2007. They also were featured on Carl Cox’s Global Radio Show in February 2007, in the Spotlight Segment which aired to over 15 million people in 20 different countries. However, Cox’s support does not stop there; he also invited the boys to open for him in October 2007 at New York’s Pacha Nightclub. The Tattoo Detectives have also been captivating crowds with there DJ sets in the US and have also been heard world wide on XM radio, Vonyc Sessions, Afterhours FM in Lima-Peru, Proton Radio and DJ Lucca’s Sound of Acapulco show in Czech Republic which aired New Years Eve in 2007.

The Tattoo Detectives productions have been favorites of many; including being charted Top 10 with Carl Cox for "Il Salto Fuori" and also selected by Carl as one of the best tracks in 2006. Carl told Residentadvisor.com "This record is storming" and "Its pumping techno in its fury." However, the support for “Il Salto Fuori” didn’t just stop with Cox, it become a regular in Paul Van Dyk’s DJ sets as well. It just doesn't stop with that one track, Carl's "Space Ibiza CD" released on Intec in July 2006 also featured Tattoo Detectives "ETC" and picked as one of the best songs at Carl's Ibiza Parties in the summer of 2006. Also their single "She Bleeps N' Bloops" got some notable recognition as it made headlines with URB magazine and BEATPORT, as it became a top seller on the internet’s most prominent download music store.

The Tattoo Detectives have set quite a release slate for 2008. This year will see the release of several brand new singles, remixes, a debut artist album, along with a little more international touring in Europe & Ibiza. With support by legends like Carl Cox, Paul Van Dyk and many other A-list talents, this duo will sure make headlines in 2008 and beyond.

Discography

: ORIGINALS :

Il Salto Fuori - Tattoo Detectives [2006 Playloop Records PLR006]

Etc - Tattoo Detectives [2006 Intec Records/2006 Playloop Records PLR007]

Ut952 - Tattoo Detectives - Spider Monkey EP [2006 Playloop Records PLR008]

Don't Call Me Joanne - Tattoo Detectives - Spider Monkey EP [2006 Playloop Records PLR008]

She Bleeps 'n Bloops - Tattoo Detectives [2006 Playloop Records PLR012]

Like A Bitch - Tattoo Detectives [2006 Playloop Records PLR013]

Crrazy Guitars - Tattoo Detectives [2007 Teggno Records ALBUM]

Call Girl - Tattoo Detectives [2007 Teggno Records ALBUM]

Serial Killa - Tattoo Detectives [2007 Teggno Records ALBUM]

Chicken Hot Pants - Tattoo Detectives [2007 Teggno Records ALBUM]

Il Salto Fuori Playloop Remixes - Tattoo Detectives [March 2007 Playloop Records]

Yeehaw Junction - Tattoo Detectives [March 2007 Playloop Records]

Stealing Bodies - Tattoo Detectives [April 2007 Teggno Records]

The Lady Downstairs Hates Our Music - Tattoo Detectives [May 2007 Teggno Records]

Dirty Volume - Tattoo Detectives [June 2007 Teggno Records]

El Fun Dipper - Tattoo Detectives [July 2007 Teggno Records]

Jungle Jerk - Tattoo Detectives - Pork Fried Goblets EP [August 2007 Teggno Records]

Chuggin Beers with Gozilla - Tattoo Detectives - Pork Friend Donkey Goblets EP [August 2007 Teggno Records]

Plastic Bacon - Tattoo Detectives - Slags EP [December 2007 Teggno Records]

Skype or Die - Tattoo Detectives - Slags EP [December 2007 Teggno Records]

Pogo Chick - Tattoo Detectives [February 2008 Teggno Records]

: REMIXES :

Rising Storm - Adam Freemer featuring Alan T [2007 Twisted Records]

Substance One - Roman Zawodny [2007 Teggno Records]

We Lie - Phil Charles [2007 Waxstreet Records]

Filthy - Petrae Foy & Kenny Shifter [2007]

Epitomy - Taurus & Vaggeli [2007 Teggno Records]

Do You Wanna Play - Jerome Baker [2007 Teggno Records]

Loco - Carlo Lio [2007 Kitsam Recordings]

Fucking Fresh Beats - Josh Love vs Pette Vaydex [2008 Techment Records]

Bass Killed The DJ - Vegim [2008 TMM Records]

Quantum - DJ Lucca [2008 Sound of Acapulco]

Mr. Confusion - Taurus & Vaggeli [2008 Teggno Records]

: FULL LENGTH ALBUM :

Fresh Outta Hell - Tattoo Detectives [2008 Teggno Records]