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Quantum is Gidi Snapir, also known as DJ Gidi (Hovek Olam). Gidi was born 1970 and lives in Tel-Aviv, where is studio is as well. Gidi comes out of a family of musicians, studies piano as a kid, and has always liked music of all kinds. As far as he remembers he was always obsessed with collecting music and finding new sounds. His first encounter with electronic music was with new wave dark Industrial music in the end of the 80s. He discovered trance in 91 and got really hooked while traveling through Goa in 1992. In 1994, after collecting a huge mass of trance music, one of the first trance DJs in Israel, Eitan Mahleb, asked him to come play his music in a party. He agreed and since then did not stop making it his profession and life center. He has DJed extensively in almost every possible spot in Israel and all over the world. In 2000 he decided to start fulfilling his dream and make his own music. He first collaborated with few artists as Gorlation Corporation, BLT, Alien Project, PPS Project & others and all the while worked on his own music, until he finally got his own Quantum project going, and signed with BNE. Along the way, in 1998, Gidi also started Newzeek, the Israeli electronic music magazine (RIP) and he has his own weekly radio show- Tranceformator- in Kol Hakampus radio station in Tel Aviv since 1998.

Gidi compiled three compilations: Voojoo Rituals (Hovek Olam/Cosmophilia, 2000), New Frontiers (USTA, 2001) & Memory Flash (MDMA, 2002). In Jan. 2004 here released together with DNA the Sweet Night 12" in Balloonia, and in Jun. 2004 they followed with the Quantum on DNA EP, also in Balloonia. In Mar. 2004 he released the Flangerized CDS in BNE to be followed there by his debut album- Outrage- in April the same year.

He has also released: Satlanation & DJ Gidi- Bassology (Voojoo Rituals), BLT & DJ Gidi- White Lotus (Rolling Synthochords), BLT & DJ Gidi- Purple Lotus (New Frontiers), Alien Project feat. DJ Gidi- Beatwins UFO (New Frontiers), PPS Project feat. DJ Gidi- Aquarium (New Frontiers), Quantum- Shout (Memory Flash), Astrix & Quantum- Yes to All (Positive), Quantum- Bug Driver (Swamp), Quantum- Yogi (Zoo-B 2), Quantum- Photonic (Radio Roaches), Quantum- Voxi War (Next Generation), Quantum on DNA- Hellfire (Next Generation), Quantum- Cells (State of Emotion).

Studio gear:

Dynaudio BM6 monitors with Hafler 500 amplifier.

Acces Virus KC.

Klavia Nord 1.

FB 383 Freebass.

AKG C1000S mic.

Spirit Folio SX console.

An old Novation bass station.

Creamware Pulsar 2 sound card & a monster PC.

Steinberg CuBase & all possible plug-ins & instruments.


Mobile ++972-(0)58-808854
E-Mail: gidizeek@yahoo.com
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