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Benjamin Kristof Rakun (MMI)
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His DJ career started in 1986. As a teenager he wasplaying in t His DJ career started in 1986. As a teenager he wasplaying in the local clubs different music styles from Italo Disco to Pop, Rock, Regge and the popular songs from Yugoslavian music industry. When he finis the popular songs from Yugoslavian music industry. When he finish Electro-technical school he found his job on a local radio station  technical school he found his job on a local radio station “Radio Celje” http://www.radiocelje.com/ where he was working as a music selector and sound technician. where he was working as a music selector and sound technician. He got his first club residency out of Slovenija in 93  “Austria –Reutte on and  Kuzbuchel” for the winter season and in 94 he got club residency in Swis for the winter season and in 94 he got club residency in Swiss – Diesenhofen in the nord, close to Schaffhausen and in Leukerbad in the south, in the area of Crans-Montana.
His collaboration with some well known German distributors and l His collaboration with some well known German distributors and l abels such as EAMS, Music Mail, Peppermint Jam, Underground Solu abels such as EAMS, Music Mail, Peppermint Jam, Underground Solution, … encouraged him to start his own import / export company in 95 w encouraged him to start his own import / export company in 95 with vinyl and Cd's. His regular costumers were not only clubs and dj’s , he also serviced some of the best Slovenian privat radio stations like Radio City Maribor,
Radio Hit Domzale, Radio Rogla, Zeleni Val…dj costumers from Austria, Croatia and Italy and Slovenian top  costumers from Austria, Croatia and Italy and Slovenian top dj’s like  Borut-T House FM http://www.housefm.com/ , DJ Aleksij (Toolroom,, Stereo Cool, Go Deeva, Dream Beat), Master D (SUNceBeat)…..
His first gig with electronic music was on 13. May 1995  His first gig with electronic music was on 13. May 1995 “50 years After ww2 A Rave Day @ PEKARNA Maribor” at the start with subculture in his country.. January 13. 2001 he created a big sensation at the his country.. January 13. 2001 he created a big sensation at the club Teater in Celje (Slovenia) performing a 24 hour long set (24 HOURS WITH  (Slovenia) performing a 24 hour long set (24 HOURS WITH HOUSE MUSIC) that many people didn't believe was possible and so HOUSE MUSIC) that many people didn't believe was possible and some still don't believe it now. He was also one of the radio  me still don't believe it now. He was also one of the radio dj residents BLUE ROOM – Ambasada Gavioli and in 2002 he was selected to join  Red Bull Music Academy http://www.redbullmusicacademy.com/  in Sao Paulo – Brazil.
Besides gigs on the events of Ambasada Gavioli, Space Events, Design of Love, Red Bull Jump and Freeze, POMP T , Space Events, Design of Love, Red Bull Jump and Freeze, POMP T V Show on radio television - RTV Slovenia ... Fashion Show @ http://www.borstnikovo.si/en/ one can count more, but the list is too long. He isone of the  one can count more, but the list is too long. He isone of the few
DJs from Slovenia to appear on major events together with names  DJs from Slovenia to appear on major events together with names like David Morales, Carl Cox, Stefano Noferini, Valentino Kanzyani, Timmy Vegas, DJ Umek, Miguel Migs, Tyree Cooper, Mousse T, Boris Dlugosch, Michi Lange, Richard F, Terry Francis, Miss Jools, Alan Rusell, ... and one of the few home DJ's  that performed in Brazil (Sao Paulo), Russia - Moskow, Ukraine (Kazantip 2001 http://www.kazantipvoyage.com 17000 People), Croatia, Bosnia, Germany, Austria, Swiss, Italy and Spa People), Croatia, Bosnia, Germany, Austria, Swiss, Italy and Spain.
In July 2007 BKR started his own live slots “House Styles” on UK’s best Internet radio station www.pressureradio.com which became his home even though moved to live in Palma de Mallorca– Spain where he is working on production with International entertainer, singersongwriter and actress Michele McCain.
In the first two years of his collaboration with Miss McCan he was also working as a road manager and was touring with Michele & Band on the festivals all over the Spain incl. Santa Cruz in Tenerife.
He played two very important events with pressure radio, the first one was in 2009 The Vocal Booth Weekender with Andy Ward ( Soul Heaven London, Soul Central) in Los Alcazares – Spain and the second was in 2011 live from Winter Music Conference Miami with John Mateo( Mateo & Matos) & DJ Erv…booth events incl. Live P.A. with Michele McCain.
One of the most prestige gigs in his carrier was the opening of one of the most exclusive clubs in theworld “International Night Club Up & Down – Moskow” in October 2009 where he performed with Michele McCain Live PA on Friday and Saturday, sponsored by Kaufman Vodka  http://www.kaufmanvodka.com . He has also played for privat events like Unforgettable Summer Party at “Sha Wellness Clinic –L’Albir http://www.shawellnessclinic.com 2010” which the press titled the The Most Glamour event with 400 of the most important and influential Europeans, created by Meg Van Amstel www.megvanamstel.com and partner companies Ellite http://www.ellite.es/ ,Franc Vila www.francvila.com , ABN-AMRO www.abnamro.com , BLUE PORT ALTEA – Altea Hills www.blueportaltea.com , Republica Cafe www.republica-cafe.com , Vin Dore 24K http://vindore.com , EURO-HOME www.euro-home.com and in 2013 he had the honor to attend and participate with Michele McCain for the 50 years anniversary of Mallorca Mallorca Daily Bulletin. During the ceremony, the Ambassador “Giles Paxman “ presented Grup President Serra, Pere A. Serra, the medal of recognition as an honorary member of the Order of the British Empire. and Mallorca Golf Thropy in Camp de Mar, sponsored by Insel Radio https://www.inselradio.com .
He started with music production in 2007 with the name Sound Control together with his Slovenian partner Ozzy Lee Tiger. He produced few singles with Michele McCain , released on various labels in USA (Open Bar NYC, Neurotic Groove) and Pino Music in Switzerland and made a few remixes for Open Bar NYC. A Gospel Housetrack Sound Control feat. MsM – I’ll Be Wishing was his first production and was supported by legendary Tony Humphries at Garage City – Turnmills – London UK.
In 2010 he started his own company Marivent Music international S.L. together with his partner MicheleMcCain and produced a full length album with the name Michele McCain presents Marivent Soul which is already available in all digital stores. The album and some of the singles with remixes have been also licensed tothe partner label Grooveland Brazil from Sao Paulo. This album also incl. a cover song “If You Don’t Know Me By” written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff and recorded by the Philly soul musical group Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes , Simply Red had a big hit with this song and Seal made a version but BKR was the first to
make a house or a dance version of this song. He also produced other singles with Michele McCain “ I Betcha Don’t Know” and “Keep On Reachin” , both licensed to Spanish label Epoque Music and he also remixed the song Make a Friend by Carlos Gallardo & Michele McCain for Blanco Y Negro label GT2 , Kid Chris – South Beach (BKR-Marivent Soul Mix) and Oscar P – Crispified (Sound Control Otijom Remix) for NYC label Open Bar Music. BKR has many projects in progress for the new label "Welcome To The Weekend"a sub-label on Marivent Music
supported by "Welcome To The Weekend Radio Show" on Mallorca Sunshine Radio. New video spots for some of the songs from the Marivent Soul album are in progress . In between hi busy schedule he also produced two duet soulful house songs with American singer songwriter "Anthony Poteat & Michele McCain - Someone" and with Brazilian fashion designer Jorge Terra http://www.jorgeterra.com.br and  Italian producer Gigi Frassanito "Soulbridge feat. Jorge Terra & Michele McCain - Tears" a cover song dance tack with Michele McCain "Quando, Quando, Quando" and he is also working on new Sound Control projects together with his Slovenian partner Ozzy lee Tiger all to release on Marivent Music International labels.
His style is not typical. He likes to perform for different audiences at big events, small clubs or privat parties.BKR is also a member of “Kings Of Spins http://www.kingsofspins.com “radio and club DJ marketing company formed by EddieGordon  radio and club DJ marketing company formed by EddieGordon
http://eddiegordon.info who’s idea/concept delivered to the world via BBC Radio1. in Octobe s idea/concept delivered to the world via BBC Radio1. in October 1993 now the longest running mix show on Radio 1.  mix show on Radio 1.  He is writing daily feedbacks for the strongest house and dance record labels likeUltra, Big Beat - Atlantic, Tommy Boy, CR2, Sound Division, King Street, Stoney Boy and independent labels all around the world and he is very humbled that his music
productions has found a place among the Top rated tracks - the Kings of Spins Top 20 with support from Top DJ’s and radio stations like Danny Rampling, Mikey Gallagher, Booker T, Kiss FM Australia, Dance One Radio, Nihal – BBC Radio One & One Extra and many others.
You can hear BKR every Friday from 20h - 22h @ Welcome To The Weekend – Radio Showon Mallorca Sunshine Radio: www.mallorcasunshineradio.com

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    2002
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Love it a lot, they are so cute the new Philly talents.
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Superbes nouvelles versions Soulful de Dolls Combers et Master D… L'attente valait le coup.
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Superbes nouvelles versions Soulful de Dolls Combers et Master D… L'attente valait le coup.
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Available for download on Traxsource. Beautiful is a new song produced by Slovenian House Music Icon - Master D together with Mario Marolt ,Peter Mihelich and UK based Singer-Songwriter Shola Phillips. Package incl. remixes by Dolls Combers, Mark Stone UDM and Master D. Urban Dance Institution & Shola Phillips - Beautiful (Shola Phillips, Mario Marolt, Peter Mihelich, Master D) Vocals: Shola Phillips Organs: Peter Mihelich Bass: Jani Ha...
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Superbes nouvelles versions Soulful de Dolls Combers et Master D… L'attente valait le coup.
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