Pixel is Eli Biton Tal, born 1979, living in the center of Israel. Eli discovered psychedelic trance music in 1997, after a few years of listening to different genres of electronic music such as techno, trip hop and breakbeat.
His favorite bands are: Depeche mode, KLF, Eat Static, Massive attack, Pink Floyd and Radiohead.
He started DJing in 1999 and began creating his own music in 2000. The whole thing happened very slowly, as he was taking it all step by step. In 2001 Pixel started to DJ back to back with Domestic, a successful collaboration which lasted 2.5 years. During this time, they made music together as Dual Head, compiled a very successful compilation- Think Sync- for Com.pact and toured the world extensively, playing in Japan, Brazil, England, Mexico, Germany and more. Eli says he owes the biggest thanks to Domestic, for teaching him how to make music from scratch. Even today he is still learning from him.
His debut album- Reality Strikes Back- is due to be released later this year, in Hommega. He defines it as “all in one”, a combination of everything from dark night music, minimal progressive and full power dancefloor stuff.
Eli doesn’t use any external hardware to make his music. He claims that with today’s advanced sound software technology, it doesn’t matter what equipment you have, it matters how you use it. Therefore, he only uses the computer, soundcard, a pair of monitors and a good acoustic room.
He released the following tracks on compilations: Pixel- Black In, Black Out (Pure MDMA- Selected Vibes 2, Yellow Sunshine Explosion 2, Analog Reflections 3), Pixel- Spliff Connection (Joker's Files 2, Psi Trance Explosion 2), Pixel vs. DJ Dede- Quickly (Joker's Files 2), Pixel- 800*600 (Intelligence), Sub6 and Pixel- Teder Beseder (Israliens 4), Pixel and Sub6- One Shot (Encoder), Pixel vs. Cyclic- Twist A Gain (Think Sync), Pixel- Stereo Flip (Air Gate), Pixel vs. Intelabeam- Methaminimal (The Maia Factor), Pixel vs. Wrecked Machines- Help the Situation (Reefer Madness), Pixel and Sub6- One Shot (Visual Voice Rmx) (The Natural Waves of Sound), Sub6 vs. Pixel- Navigate Into (Tweakers), Pixel and Sub6- One Shot (Wrecked Machines remix) (Neo:Robotics), Domestic vs. Pixel vs. Wrecked Machines- Any Sense (Amber Gemstones vol. 1), Dual Head- Blackin Human Bass megamix (Think Sync), Dual Head vs. Wrecked Machine- Which One? (Think Sync, Open Air), Dual Head- Blackin Human Bass megamix (Think Sync, Goa vol. 4), Dual Head vs. Wrecked Machine- Magic Monkey Juice (Open Air).